Erie Neighborhood House, a progressive social service agency serving the Chicago metropolitan area and dedicated to promoting a just and inclusive society, is seeking a part-time ESL Instructor for its Little Village Site; this is an evening position, 17 hours a week. Class time is Monday through Thursday, 6pm-9pm with 5 hours of paid prep time. Reporting to the ESL/Literacy Coordinator, the ESL Instructor’sbasic function is to develop ESL curriculum and provide ESL instruction for adult learners.
Instruct ESL adult learners.
Develop ESL curriculum for adult learners that is based on student’s goals and motivations for enrolling in the program.
Incorporate Workforce, Technology, Math activities and Civics competencies into daily lesson plans.
Promote an inclusive and safe class community where students’ experiences and assets are resources for learning.
Track student progress and success through the CASAS test and alternative methods.
Create and maintain a course syllabus and daily lesson plans that are appropriate to the objectives of the course, and submit lesson plans to the ESL/Literacy Coordinator.
Maintain and submit attendance records weekly.
Follow up with students who have missed class with calls, emails or text message
Document outcomes and student successes.
Employ teaching methodology that reflects research-based practices and interactive learning, addresses diverse needs, and employs methods that respond to a multi-level classroom.
Participate in regular Erie Neighborhood House staff meetings, curriculum meetings, and events.
Participate in student recognition events.
Participate in professional development activities.
Perform other related duties as necessary.
Work collaboratively with other site programs and staff.
ACCREDITED BY NAEYC & NATIONAL AFTERSCHOOL ASSOCIATION
RECOGNIZED BY BOARD OF IMMIGRATION APPEALS
UNITED WAY MEMBER
Qualifications and Requirements:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field required, and a minimum of two years experience working with ESL students.
Ability to work well with a diverse group of adult learners, collaborate with the teaching team and volunteer tutors, and perform program administrative duties.
Commitment to social justice and sensitivity to the assets and challenges of a diverse group of adult learners.
Additional Salary Information: $15 -$18 per hour (12 hours per week class time plus 5 per week preparation time. Hourly rate paid for all PD and staff meetings)
About Erie Neighborhood House
Erie Neighborhood House is a community service agency founded in 1870 that promotes a just and inclusive society by strengthening low-income, primarily Latino families through skill-building, access to critical resources and collaborative action.