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Part-Time Adult Education (WERACE) Evening ESL Teacher (Multiple Positions Available)

Danbury Public Schools District
Danbury, Connecticut
Closing date
Jul 26, 2024

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Job Role
Teacher / Instructor
Job Type
Part-Time Adult Education (WERACE) Evening ESL Teacher (Multiple Positions Available) JobID: 6225

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Adult Education/Adult Education Teacher

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WERACE English as a second language (ESL) teacher(s) teach ESL courses to adult learners by implementing the English Learner Proficiency Standards. WERACE ESL teacher(s) plan, organize, and implement appropriate lessons for adult learners that guide and encourage these students to develop their English proficiency, enabling them to reach their academic and professional goals. Teacher(s) is directly responsible to and evaluated by the WERACE evening site supervisor.

EXAMPLES OF RESPONSIBILITIES (Illustrative, not inclusive)
  • Plan and effectively carry out life and academic skills-based instruction informed by student skill proficiency assessment data and English language proficiency standards;
  • Request, organize, and utilize teaching materials appropriate for adult ESL learners;
  • Implement instruction that reflects a logical sequence for the appropriate learning levels of adult learners based on student need assessment data;
  • Support student learning outside the walls of the classroom by providing activities or practice students can engage in between class meetings;
  • Create, foster, and maintain a positive learning environment for all adult learners;
  • Attend and actively participate in site monthly data meetings;
  • Accurately record student data in collaboration with site supervisor, including attendance and any disclosed employment achievements, in the LACES database;
  • Assist with student registration and student testing as needed and scheduled by site;

  • TESOL certification (111) and/or Teaching English to Non-English Speaking Adults (088);

  • Four (4) evenings, 6:30-8:30pm, between August 26-September 6 for site program registration and assessment (evenings to be selected in collaboration with WERACE Director and Site Supervisor);
  • Two (2) evenings per week, 6:30-8:30pm, September 9-May 1;
  • Additionally, the teachers are expected to attend one (1)- 1.5 hour monthly meeting with site supervisor, other faculty and staff


Stipend for this position is $6,360, paid September-May.


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