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Teacher of Adults: English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor

Christina School District
Newark, Delaware
Closing date
May 27, 2024

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Teacher of Adults: English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor JobID: 26930

Position Type:

Specialized Schools /Programs/Adult Education

Date Posted:



Stubbs Early Education Center

Date Available:

2024-2025 SY

Closing Date:



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POSITION: Teacher of Adults: English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor

(Reported Time Position - No Benefits/Reported Time Salary Schedule)

LOCATION: Wilmington Family Literacy Program (Stubbs Early Childhood Center)

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Education
  • Hold or be Eligible for State of DE Certification (English Second Language preferred but not required)
  • 2 years of successful experience teaching K-12 or adult learners
  • Strong written/oral communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated competency in classroom teaching
  • Proficient in the use of technology; specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Suite
  • Successful completion of the State of Delaware Pre-Professional Skills Test prior to employment

Salary: Commensurate with appropriate schedule


Interested applicants must complete an online application and attach (upload) a letter of interest, resume, and two current (within one year) letters of recommendation (one letter must be from current supervisor).

Position Description: Applicants for the Instructor position within the Adult Education program must prepare lessons for adult students whose first language may not be English (ESL). All candidates must have the ability to a manage classroom students with different instructional level. All candidates should be proficient with technology and have the ability to integrate into teaching. Position also entails working with students to gain employment and career pathways information and leading other staff. The applicant must be willing and able to work non-traditional hours in schools and/or community settings.

Responsibilities: The following list is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with this position. Responsibilities may include any or all of the following:
  • Teaching students in assigned subject area(s) with an emphasis on reasoning and problem solving in a hybrid and/or virtual learning environment.
  • Prepares instruction and activities using the program's curriculum to assigned classes and shows evidence of preparation upon request of the supervisors.
  • Assesses students' learning on an ongoing basis and alters instruction to meet group/individual needs.
  • Provides lesson plans for adult learners in English as a Second Language basic skills, including Civics.
  • Instruct students individually and/or in groups using various teaching methods, and the Delaware Adult Basic Education state curricula.
  • Knowledge and use of techniques appropriate for adult learners.
  • Administer Pre- Post-assessment to students and interpret results to students in order to establish short and long term goals.
  • Use data to monitor and manage student learning and performance.
  • Complete Weekly/Monthly data collection and reports.
  • Attend staff meetings and state and local sponsored professional development activities periodically.
  • Refer adult learners with challenging life issues to appropriate resources.
  • Work with adult students in employment facilitation and career pathways.
  • Contact students with excessive absences

Performs other duties as assigned by the administration in accordance with program's policies and practices.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position


Human Resources Office

1899 S. College Avenue

Newark, DE 19702

PH: 302/552-2600 FX: 302/295-8922

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Employment is conditional upon receipt of an acceptable criminal background report and a child abuse registry check showing you are not on the registry at any level

The Christina School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, or any other categories protected by federal, state, or local law. Inquiries regarding compliance with the above may be directed to the Title IX/Section 504 Coordinator, Christina School District, 1899 S. College Ave., Newark, DE 19702; Telephone: (302) 552-2600.

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