Location: 400 West Avenue
Position Title: Adult Education Services/ ESOL Instructor
Grade Level: 9th Grade
Hours: 37.5 hours/ 52 weeks
Salary: $39,094 - $43,860 per year
Summary of Responsibilities: Under the direction of the FSSD English as a Second Language Coordinator (ESOL), the Adult Education Services/ESOL Instructor (AES/ESOL Instructor), assists in planning and implementing educational and instructional program services, activities, and events, offered by ABC's Focus on Self-Sufficiency Department (FSSD). The AES/ESOL Instructor works closely with staff and partners to help consumers create Educational Development Plans that identify desired academic and vocational goals, and the steps necessary towards achieving self-sufficiency.
This position provides instruction and guidance to adult program consumers traditionally 18 yrs. of age and older, in both classroom and individual settings; coordinates and provides instruction in a variety of fundamental and essential developmental learning areas including: reading, writing, social studies, math, science, language development, and computer instruction
Qualifications and Education and Experience:
Education: Bachelor's Degree required in Education, Adult Education and Literacy, Educational Planning, Public Administration, Economic Development, Adult ESOL Instruction, Human Services, or related discipline. Professional Teachers certification, and and or ESOL and Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) certification; or other related credentials are preferred. Must be knowledgeable of local, State, and Federal High School Equivalency (HSE), testing procedures, regulations, and related pre-requisites and logistics.
Experience: Requires a minimum of two (2) years' successful teaching and educational instructional experience, preferably with adults: demonstrated knowledge of the High School Equivalency exam (HSE), and direct HSE teaching experience is strongly preferred. Requires strong leadership skills, and a strong aptitude for directing and motivating individuals and groups. Experience training _ andmanaging volunteers and tutors, plus.
Must have excellent public speaking, presentation, and facilitation skills. Requires broad knowledge of group dynamics, consumer engagement, integration activities, and team building strategies. Must have the ability to develop and present educational and vocational preparation workshops, events, and related activities. Should have experience in overseeing coordination and addressing all logistics and needs; and securing all items needed for implementing assigned activities and events (i.e., equipment, supplies, materials, sites, and rooms, etc.)
This position works closely with program staff to provide on-going information and recommendations, regarding consumer developmental needs and strengths; provides information and referral services to supplemental services and opportunities; and assist in transporting consumers to program activities and events.