City of Cambridge ESOL Teachers for Adult Education Classes (ESOL Literacy through Intermediate ESOL), Part-Time,Community Learning Center (CLC) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes to adult students
  • Develop instructional materials and lesson plans, based on CLC Curriculum, the Massachusetts ESOL Curriculum Frameworks and the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education**
  • Follow CLC scope and sequence for ESOL levels Pre-1 to 5
  • Provide on-going assessment of students**
  • Keep records of student attendance**
  • Conference individually with students at the end of each semester**
  • Review and track goals and achievements with students **
  • For higher level classes, assist students in developing or reviewing education and career plans through classroom activities**
  • Integrate technology into instruction**
  • Communicate with advisors about student issues**
  • Participate in paid staff and program development activities including level groups**

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of methods and materials used in ESOL instruction
  • Sensitivity to the needs of the adult learner population
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Experience and/or Education

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of one year of experience teaching ESOL, preferably to adults
  • Experience teaching English using computer-based programs preferred
  • BEST Plus and/or TABE CLAS-E certification highly desirable
  • Experience with the needs of adult learners in a community-based setting

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Job requires some computer use. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

General office and classroom environment with air conditioning and fluorescent lighting

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Internal applicants, submit job bidding form and 2 copiesof both*your resume and letter of interest; external applicants, submit *bothyour resume and letter of interest via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139. Fax: (617) 349-4312. Applicants may also apply directly through schoolspring.com and apply for Job ID#2980450 or go to https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2980450* *

Review of resumes will begin immediately. Positions begin in September 2018.

The City of Cambridge is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ESPECIALLY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Department: Human Service Programs

Job Title: ESOL Teachers for Adult Education Classes (ESOL Literacy through Intermediate ESOL), Part-Time,Community Learning Center (CLC)

Job Code: K035

Civil Service Position: Non Civil Service position

Union Affiliation: None

Hours Per Week: 5 to 19.5 hours per week, evening hours. The classes we are hiring for are all 6:15 pm - 9:15 pm. Paid preparation time: for each 1.5 hours of contact time, 1 hour paid preparation time.

POSTING DATE: July 24, 2018

RATE: $ 27.65 per hour