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Catholic Charities Community Services in Yonkers, NY is Hiring!

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Wed, Aug 5th 2020 11:00 am

Catholic Charities Community Services in Yonkers, NY is Hiring!

Please see the job posting below for ESOL Instructor and Program Support (Part Time):

Catholic Charities Community Services' International Center provides educational programming for immigrants and refugees with the goal of improving learners' English proficiency and communication skills. The incumbent will develop, design and deliver thoughtful and effective ESOL classes for day laborers and their families at our agency office in Yonkers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Course Development and Instruction: In coordination with the Director of Programs, design and deliver 10-week ESOL courses over three semesters each year (September-June) at the beginner and high- beginner level. Create thorough and well-developed class curricula focusing on communicative competence for immigrant workers. In line with the current pedagogy, content will be meaningful and relevant to students' self-sufficiency outside the classroom.

- Manage and Support Students: Work with other Center staff and additional CCCS services to address student needs outside the classroom. Conduct participant intake, assess language proficiency and identify goals. Provide ongoing support to promote learning, engagement and retention. Work one-on-one with participants as needed.

- Monitoring and evaluation: track attendance, implement class surveys/needs assessments and assist with reporting for funders.

- Additional Support: Provide general administrative and program support for the classes including assisting with student registration, pre- and post-testing students using BEST Plus and maintaining student portfolios and files.

- Professional Development: Attend 14 hours of professional development provided by the Hudson Valley Regional Adult Education Network (RAEN) each contract year.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

This is a part-time position and work hours are generally early afternoon from 11 am to 1:30 pm and/or evenings from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm, two to three times per week. Weekend hours may be required to meet student needs.


Education and/or experience required:

• Bachelor's degree in Education, ESOL or related field; master's preferred.
• Experience working with multi-level adult ESOL learners in various contexts.
• Experience with online instruction.
• Experience with BEST Plus preferred.
• Previous experience working with students from diverse cultural backgrounds.
• Experience with community outreach a plus.

Skills, Licenses and/or competencies required:

• Highly motivated and self-starter.
• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
• Computer literacy (expertise with Office Suite and Google Drive).
• Ability/willingness to work occasional Saturdays.

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to Elaine Roberts ([email protected]).

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