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Adult English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor

Hudson, Massachusetts
Closing date
Jun 29, 2024

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Position: Adult English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor

Department: Adult Learning Center

Reports to: Director of Adult Learning

Approved by: Brian K. Reagan, Ed.D

Revision Date: August 2023

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are core values of the Hudson Public Schools. We believe that the educational environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to learn. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity in education are particularly encouraged to apply.

Start Date: 2024-2025 School Year

  • Instructor needed for teaching English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) night classes through the Hudson Adult Learning Center at Hudson High School.

    Instructor provides reading, writing, speaking, listening, and digital literacy instruction to non-english speaking adults. The instructor is responsible for implementing a student-centered, goal-oriented ESOL curriculum that aligns with the Massachusetts English Language Proficiency Standards for Adult Education (MA ELPS) and the vision of the HMALC Adult Education program.

    Duties include planning and delivering lessons, monitoring and assessing student progress on an ongoing basis, participating in the intake process as requested, and collecting, recording and reporting all necessary information related to students in a timely manner.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
  • Adhere to the curriculum of the Adult Learning Center program.
  • Provide reading, writing, speaking, listening, and digital literacy instruction.
  • Actively participates in planning to assure students' needs are being effectively addressed.
  • Collect, record and report all necessary information related to students in a timely manner.
  • Use Google Classroom for posting and collecting teaching materials and assignments.
  • Uphold an orderly classroom environment and provide a positive learning experience.
  • Conduct instruction remotely via Google Meet, during school closings.
  • Participate in staff meetings and engage in 20 hours of paid professional development.
  • Contributes productively to the school as a whole.

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Experience with Adult English Language Learners (ELLs) required
  • Experience with MA curriculum Frameworks for ESOL and the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Ed. preferred
  • Ability to work independently
  • Existing US Work Authorization
  • Successful completion of Criminal Records Check (CORI), and fingerprints
Schedule: Mondays and Wednesdays OR Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30 - 9:00 PM.

Pay Rate: Including prep time and time for student counseling, pays 10 hours per week for a 5 hour class at $36.01. This position does not include benefits.

Location: Hudson High School - 69 Brigham St Hudson, MA 01749

While performing duties of this job, the employee may often remain in a stationary position for considerable periods of time. The employee will have ample periods of standing and may be required to traverse throughout the building. The employee must frequently use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and use hand strength to grasp tools. Frequently operates a computer and other office productivity machinery (i.e., calculator, copy machine, and computer printer). Physical abilities may also include lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling, stooping/crouching, reaching/handling, talking/hearing conversations, and near/far visual acuity/depth perception/color vision/field. Ability must be able to lift and/or push and pull 15 to 20lbs for short periods, and walk up and down stairs several times a day. The employee must be able to communicate effectively with students, staff members, and the public in person and on the telephone.

The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and, if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job, absent undue hardship. If you require an accommodation during the application process or on the job, you are encouraged to reach out to the Human Resources Department.

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