High Intermediate/Advanced ESOL Teacher - URGENTLY HIRING!

Published: 10 Nov, 2021

Jackson Mann Community Center - ABE Program

Visit website   caitie.glance@jacksonmanncc.org
USA, Allston, MA
Part time

Job title

High Intermediate/Advanced ESOL Instructor

Job description

Job details

Salary: $25 an hour

Job Type: Part-time (16 hours/week)

Number of hires for this role: 1


Bachelor's (Preferred)
Adult education - 1 year (Preferred)
Teaching Certification (Preferred)

Full Job Description


Jackson Mann Community Center’s Adult Education ESOL program is looking for a highly motivated part-time ESOL teacher to teach a High Intermediate/Advanced ESOL class three times a week (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 6 pm-9 pm) for the 2021-22 school year. This class follows a hybrid model: 2 days in-person at 500 Cambridge St., Allston, MA 02134 and 1 day remotely via Zoom. Each class meets 9 hours per week. For every three hours taught, teachers are allotted and compensated for an additional two hours of prep, and one hour dedicated to professional/program development or staff meetings for a total of 16 hours per week.


Responsible for teaching the High Intermediate ESOL class(SPL 5-6) three days a week and maintaining student attendance on the drive.
Attend all ESOL meetings which meet every other Thursday at 5:00 pm
Complete 12 hours of professional development training during the school year.
Responsible for the continued development and improvement of the ESOL class curriculum
Ability to use Google Drive, WhatsApp, and Zoom to support communication throughout the program.
Keeping students motivated to continue their studies as well as addressing problems limiting students’ success with the Career Advisor and Director early enough to help make a difference. Enforcing timeliness and good attendance in the classroom.
Incorporating computer classes at least once a week.
Knowledge of the student handbook and enforcing rules of the program.
Coach and support students as needed; use e-mail, group chats, phone, and texting.
Upkeep of student data, test results, goals, prized work, and goals achieved in student files.
Respect and adhere to classroom protocol and use of space and facility.
Conduct student assessments and hold 1:1 student progress meetings for each student twice a year (late fall, early spring). Make recommendations for moving up or exiting the program.
Complete other duties related to this position as assigned by your direct supervisor.

The Jackson Mann Community Center is a community-based non-profit service agency incorporated in 1976 to provide educational, cultural, social, recreational, and community services to moderate and low-income residents of Allston-Brighton, ages 2.9 to older adulthood.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary and benefits

Pay: $25.00 per hour



The ideal candidate will possess the qualifications listed below. The qualifications listed are considered minimum qualifications unless noted otherwise.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree or certification in TESOL, Education, or similar degree. Master’s preferred.

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills:

Must function independently and as a member of a team
Use of Microsoft Office suite: Google Drive, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Ability to take initiative and prioritize work, highly organized
Ability to incorporate strong College and Career lessons into curriculum units.
The highly organized individual who can maintain student records, dates, and deadlines.
Understanding of the immigrant experience in the U.S.
Ability to work well with others.
Ability to guide with resume writing, interviewing skills, and basic job preparation
Serves as an advocate to students who need specific services
CORI check required by the Boston Center for Youth and Families
Knowledge of DESE guidelines preferred.
Excellent written and oral communication.
Positive team spirit.

COVID-19 considerations: All staff must wear a mask in the building.

Ability to commute/relocate to Allston, MA 02134: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education: Bachelor's (Preferred)

Experience: Adult education - 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification: Teaching Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Work Remotely: Possible to teach remotely 1 day a week.

Work Location: 500 Cambridge St., Allston, MA 02134

How to apply

Please email your resume to caitie.glance@jacksonmanncc.org with "ESOL Teaching Position" in the subject line.

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