Hybrid ESOL Instructor - ILC

Employer
YMCA of Greater Boston
Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Closing date
Dec 5, 2022

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Job Description

Come make an immediate difference in people's lives!  The YMCA ILC Boston has been helping immigrants learn English and develop employment skills to improve their lives for over 24 years.  We need a dynamic evening teacher to support new immigrants to this country.  Our Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) funded program is a highly rated adult ESOL program which offers morning, afternoon, and evening English classes to a diverse group of adult English language learners.    


Schedule:

  • 6:00-8:30pm, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays September 2022-June 2023
  • 12.5 hours of paid teacher time per week: 7.5 hours teaching, 5 hours lesson planning and prep 

Structure:

  • Teaching remotely/hybrid using Zoom and Google Classroom
  • Paid bi-monthly staff meetings
  • Paid professional development
  • Paid teacher orientation

  Description of Position:

  • Teach ESOL to adults of diverse linguistic, cultural, religious, socio-economic and educational backgrounds. 
  • Survey and incorporate adult learner goals into coursework for a student-centered and goal oriented ESOL class. 
  • Develop lesson plans and deliver engaging and contextualized lessons which integrate academic and employment skills utilizing the Massachusetts English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS).
  • Provide a safe and inclusive classroom environment that fosters students' language production.
  • Select and adapt materials, educational apps, and web resources for Google Classroom and Zoom.
  • Present clear content and language objectives to students for each class.
  • Incorporate digital literacy skills into class content and coursework.
  • Collaborate with Education and Career Advisor to ensure that all students are progressing with their personal, education, and career goals.
  • Conduct formative and summative assessments regularly to evaluate students' progress.
  • Work collaboratively with peers on curriculum review, common planning and program improvement.
  • Communicate classroom/student issues to Program Director in a timely manner. 

 Description of Administration:

  • Keep accurate and timely attendance records.
  • Provide progress reports to students twice a year.
  • Attending bi-weekly staff meetings.
  • Document weekly lesson plans in Google drive.  

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree required; Education background preferred.
  • TESOL, TEFL, TESL certificate preferred.
  • Eligible to live and work in the US.
  • Sensitive to socio-economic and ethnic minority issues.
  • Strong communication skills, inter-personal skills, and classroom management skills.
  • Able to participate in paid Professional Development.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and Zoom. Comfortable learning and using web-based file storage i.e., Google Docs, SharePoint, etc. 
  • Eager to contribute to a collaborative working environment.
  • Bilingual a plus.

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