This job has expired

ESL Instructor

New York City, New York
Closing date
Dec 7, 2022

View more

Job Description

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 50 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health, and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.


  • Teach adult education classes for ESOL and Civics.
  • Design syllabuses and curriculums for ESOL classes from Level 0 to Level 10.
  • Conduct participant intakes, recruitment, and testing.
  • Maintain hard copies and electronic files of class records.
  • Prepare reports on participants' progress and outcomes.
  • Respond to in-person and telephone inquiries about the classes from prospective and current program participants, staff, and the public.
  • Assist with resolving issues raised by program participants.
  • Participate in program meetings and trainings requested by BronxWorks and city departments.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by manager.


  • BA or BS degree in a related field of study and/or ESOL Instruction Certificate required.
  • Experience in ESL instruction preferable.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish, English/French, or English/and other languages preferred.
  • Experience in student intake, recruitment, testing and extensive teaching activities in previous positions.
  • Strong oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills are necessary.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other standard business technology is required.


  • Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods.
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and/or fieldwork.
  • Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents.
  • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation.
  • Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work.

BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. BronxWorks is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert