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Citizenship Instructor (Temporary Full-time $23/hr)

Employer
Catholic Charities of Onondaga County
Location
Syracuse, New York
Closing date
Jul 11, 2024

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Job Role
Teacher / Instructor
Job Type
Contract
Thrive and Change Lives

At Catholic Charities over 70% of our managers were promoted from within!

We believe that quality service begins with a passionate, motivated and hardworking workforce; a positive and caring work environment, and recognition for the challenging work our employees perform in service to others. For these reasons and many more Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is a great place to work!

Flexible Work Schedules

Remitted Tuition

Professional Development

Competitive Pay and Work Life Benefits

Professional Supervision and Coaching

Recognition and Appreciation Programs

Opportunities for Growth and Promotion

The Citizenship Instructor will plan and teach citizenship classes for adult refugee students. Create lesson plans and directly teach adults who speak English as a second language, using a comprehensive curriculum to prepare them for the U.S. Citizenship exam. Use standardized tools, assess students to determine readiness for the U.S. Citizenship exam. Work with the Assimilation Coordinator, incorporate assimilation activities into the lesson plans to assist refugees in adjusting to Syracuse and learning about community resources. Network within Catholic Charities and with outside service providers to make appropriate referrals to service the needs of program participants. Promote the program objectives. Maintain and update all records in a timely manner to meet guidelines of funding sources. Direct and supervise staff and volunteers and provide appropriate guidelines. Recruit, screen for eligibility, develop Assimilation Plans, and evaluate program participants. Monitor progress of students and make recommendations for appropriate classes. Maintain accountability for all participants, assigned staff, and volunteers while in program. Act as professional role model for staff and participants. Work as a team with other project staff. Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities policies and procedures.

This position pays $23.00/ Hour. This is a temporary full-time position.

Education and/or Experience Required at Entry: TESOL degree, and/or TESOL certification from a state licensing agency; and/or a minimum of two years of experience in TESOL instruction in as classroom setting for a program that has a structured curriculum.

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: Mobility sufficient to drive to and participate in meetings at client”s homes and/or community facilities which may not meet Federal accessibility standards for disabled individuals; Manual dexterity sufficient to work with children/adults in a challenging and active environment.

Licenses/Certificate/Clearances:
  • Valid N.Y.S. Driver”s License,
  • N.Y.S. Central Registry clearance.


Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice; helping people in need regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. We believe that all people have infinite value and are worthy of our respect and compassion. Above all, we are committed to creating hope and transforming lives.

Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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