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ESOL Teacher (Weekends)

Supervisor: Program Director


Overview: University Settlement is one of New York City's most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For 130 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, senior services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 30 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to improve the community as a whole.

The Adult Literacy Program provides ESOL classes to immigrant adults in New York City. University Settlement provides a comprehensive network of services to over 10,000 people of all ages living in the Lower East Side. Its broad network of activities includes adult literacy classes, mental health counseling, and intensive case management; group and family day care; support services to the formerly homeless; after-school and summer camp for children and teens; a senior center and a credit union.


Responsibilities:

  • Teach and monitor ESOL classes
  • Assign daily homework and give tests and writing assignments as required by the program
  • Teach basic computer skills and regularly use technology in the classroom
  • Regularly use class texts and supplemental materials
  • Maintain attendance and performance records
  • Follow and enforce program policies and rules
  • Attend a minimum of 14 hours of RAEN-approved professional development as required by the NYSED and program
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Read and respond to emails from the director, assistant director, and head teacher using University Settlement email account
  • Complete bi-weekly online timesheet

Qualifications:

  • B.A. Degree in TESOL, English, or TESOL certificate
  • Two years' experience in teaching ESOL

Hours:

  • P/T 8 hours per week: 6 hours of instruction (Saturday and Sunday, 9:30am-12:30pm) plus 2 hours prep, training, and professional development.
  • Must be able to attend 3-day teacher orientation Aug. 26-28, 9am-1pm
  • Commit to teaching from September through June

Salary: $35 per hour


Contact: Submit cover letter and resume: APPLY

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