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English Language Instructor

International Rescue Committee
Impact, Texas
Closing date
Jul 26, 2024

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Requisition ID: req52368

Job Title: English Language Instructor

Sector: Education

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Compensation: USD 20.16 - 22.40 Hourly

Location: Abilene, TX USA

Work Arrangement: In-person

Scope of Work: The English Language Instructor will develop and teach English language instruction (ELI) classes to Afghan clients, refugees and other ORR-eligible adolescents and adults to support successful integration, academic success, and increase employability.

  • Using existing curriculum, develop and implement ELI classes to be held at the IRC. Differentiate teaching segments to meet the needs of pre-literate clients as well as literate clients.
  • Work with the Volunteer Coordinator to recruit volunteers for ELI programming to assist in classroom instruction, and as English conversation partners
  • Assess barriers to attendance and provide access to ELI outside of regular business hours by hosting classes at alternate times and locations, utilizing trained volunteers and developing external referrals and follow up for ELI resources.
  • Provide pre and post instruction testing to all ELI clients
  • Maintain client files and documentation
  • Ensure timely and accurate compliance to all reporting requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, preferably in the areas of education, or social work. TEFL (Teaching English as a foreign language) certification required, BEST certification preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with teaching literacy or English as a second language.
  • Excellent communication skills, with fluency in written and spoken English. Bilingual ability in one of the predominant languages of the local client base is desired.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Valid driver's license, access to reliable vehicle with current insurance, and the ability to travel regularly throughout the service delivery area
  • Ability to work hours conducive to meeting with middle and high school students outside of school.

Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget. Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: The IRC offers a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. All US employees are eligible for sick time, a 403b retirement savings plans: up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus an 3-7% additional IRC contribution, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support in times of crisis and mental health struggles.

In addition, full-time employees are eligible for 10 US paid holidays, 20-25 paid time off days, disability & life insurance, medical, dental, and vision insurance (employee contribution starting at $135, $7, and $5 per month respectively) and FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs. Part-time employees are eligible for a proportionate amount of paid time off. These additional benefits apply to employees who work at least 6 months within a 12-month time period.


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