AMHERST, GREENFIELD, WEST SPRINGFIELD
Part-time ESOL Teacher
Center for New Americans seeks a few ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) teachers for our beginning and low intermediate classes. Classes are partly in person in Amherst, Greenfield and/or West Springfield, and partly online (2 days/week in person, 2 days/week online on zoom) Successful candidates will have experience teaching at the beginner and/or intermediate level in person and on zoom.
Most of our classes meet Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30-10:30 AM. Teachers work 17 hours per week which includes teaching, preparation, and hours for meetings and administrative tasks including attendance data entry. Compensation is in the range of $25.00/hour depending on experience.
Successful candidates will:
have a TESOL certificate and/or equivalent degree;
have experience teaching adult ESOL students in a community-based setting including beginning-level and pre-literate students and experience with differentiation for a range of learners;
have experience integrating technology into ESOL instruction, and teaching ESOL online using the Zoom platform;
have experience planning lessons which align with DESE (the Mass. Department of Elementary & Secondary Education) MA ELPS and following a Scope & Sequence;
be open to peer mentoring and close collaboration with other teachers, program advisors, and volunteers;
assess and document students' participation and progress.
Center for New Americans is hoping to receive applications from skilled candidates from a variety of backgrounds, particularly in regard to race, culture, and language proficiency. Preference will be given for candidates who bring experience, capacity, and perspective to strengthen the organization's capacity to meet its mission.
Center for New Americans is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer.
Center for New Americans (CNA) is a community-based non-profit adult education center located in Western Massachusetts. Using a participatory approach to instruction, CNA provides limited-English proficient adults with the education and resources to learn English, become involved members of their new communities, and ultimately obtain the tools necessary to secure economic independence and stability.
How To Apply
Interested candidates should email firstname.lastname@example.org and enclose a letter of interest, a resume, and names and contact information for three professional references. Successful applicants will be asked to plan and teach a demonstration lesson. Please let them know you heard about this opportunity from the MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center.