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High Intermediate/Advanced ESOL Teacher

Jackson Mann Community Center ABE Program
Allston, Massachusetts
Closing date
Nov 26, 2021

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Salary: $25 an hour

Job Type: Part-time (16 hours/week)

Number of hires for this role: 1


* Bachelor's (Preferred)

* Adult education - 1 year (Preferred)

* Teaching Certification (Preferred)

Full Job Description


Jackson Mann Community Centers Adult Education ESOL program is looking for a highly motivated part-time ESOL teacher to teach a High Intermediate/Advanced ESOL class three times a week (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 6 pm-9 pm) for the 2021-22 school year. This class follows a hybrid model: 2 days in-person at 500 Cambridge St., Allston, MA 02134 and 1 day remotely via Zoom. Each class meets 9 hours per week. For every three hours taught, teachers are allotted and compensated for an additional two hours of prep, and one hour dedicated to professional/program development or staff meetings for a total of 16 hours per week.


* Responsible for teaching the High Intermediate ESOL class(SPL 5-6) three days a week and maintaining student attendance on the drive.

* Attend all ESOL meetings which meet every other Thursday at 5:00 pm

* Complete 12 hours of professional development training during the school year.

* Responsible for the continued development and improvement of the ESOL class curriculum

* Ability to use Google Drive, WhatsApp, and Zoom to support communication throughout the program.

* Keeping students motivated to continue their studies as well as addressing problems limiting students success with the Career Advisor and Director early enough to help make a difference. Enforcing timeliness and good attendance in the classroom.

* Incorporating computer classes at least once a week.

* Knowledge of the student handbook and enforcing rules of the program.

* Coach and support students as needed; use e-mail, group chats, phone, and texting.

* Upkeep of student data, test results, goals, prized work, and goals achieved in student files.

* Respect and adhere to classroom protocol and use of space and facility.

* Conduct student assessments and hold 1:1 student progress meetings for each student twice a year (late fall, early spring). Make recommendations for moving up or exiting the program.

* Complete other duties related to this position as assigned by your direct supervisor.

The Jackson Mann Community Center is a community-based non-profit service agency incorporated in 1976 to provide educational, cultural, social, recreational, and community services to moderate and low-income residents of Allston-Brighton, ages 2.9 to older adulthood.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $25.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations: All staff must wear a mask in the building.

Ability to commute/relocate to Allston, MA 02134: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education: Bachelor's (Preferred)

Experience: Adult education - 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification: Teaching Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Work Remotely: Possible to teach remotely 1 day a week.

Work Location: 500 Cambridge St., Allston, MA 02134



The ideal candidate will possess the qualifications listed below. The qualifications listed are considered minimum qualifications unless noted otherwise.

Education: Bachelors Degree or certification in TESOL, Education, or similar degree. Masters preferred.

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills:

* Must function independently and as a member of a team

* Use of Microsoft Office suite: Google Drive, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

* Ability to take initiative and prioritize work, highly organized

* Ability to incorporate strong College and Career lessons into curriculum units.

* The highly organized individual who can maintain student records, dates, and deadlines.

* Understanding of the immigrant experience in the U.S.

* Ability to work well with others.

* Ability to guide with resume writing, interviewing skills, and basic job preparation

* Serves as an advocate to students who need specific services

* CORI check required by the Boston Center for Youth and Families

* Knowledge of DESE guidelines preferred.

* Excellent written and oral communication.

* Positive team spirit.
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