ESL (English as a Second Language) / Citizenship Instructor (Part-time)

11/01/2013 2:00 PM | Deleted user
Location: ACCESS (Dearborn)
ACCESS is dedicated to empowering and enabling individuals, families, and communities to lead informed, productive, culturally sensitive and fulfilling lives. ACCESS is the largest Arab American human services nonprofit in the United States. With eight locations and more than 100 programs serving metro Detroit, ACCESS offers a wide range of services to a diverse population. ACCESS continues to honor its Arab American heritage while serving as a nonprofit model of excellence – an organization dedicated to community-building, focused on service to those in need, an advocate for cultural and social entrepreneurship, and the values of community service, health, education and philanthropy.

Job Description: Under limited supervision, uses intermediate skills obtained through experience and training to educate adults in which English is not their primary language on the verbal and written skills needed. Follows established procedures to perform routine tasks and receives general guidance and direction to perform a variety of non-routine tasks with limited decision making responsibility. Resolves most questions and problems, and refers new or unusual issues to a higher level. Routine contact with internal and external customers is required to obtain, clarify or provide facts and information.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Create and execute daily lesson plans based on textbook curriculum.
• Provide supplemental learning material based on students’ needs
• Administer assessments and evaluations adhering to the CASAS standards.
• Collect and maintain up to date student contact and academic information.
• Manage routine administrative functions of the classroom including recording daily attendance, enforcing attendance policy, collecting assignments, and contacting absent students and encouraging their return to class.
• Create and provide progress reports and report cards at required intervals.
• Hold regular office hours to be available for student questions and assistance.
• Maintain student waiting list.
• Maintain currency in ESL education techniques targeted toward adult learners.
• Operates standard office equipment and uses required software applications.
• Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

• Principles, methods, and techniques of adult learning.
• Individual and group behavior.

Skill in:
• Design and delivery of lesson plans targeted to adult learners.

Ability to:
• Organize and develop instructional material and present information and material in an interesting and challenging manner.
• Organize and maintain records and appropriate documentation.
• Evaluate individual and/or group instructional needs.
• Communicate sufficiently to teach adults.
• Maintain proficiency in subject matter taught.
• Partner with other functional areas to accomplish objectives.
• Incite enthusiasm and influence, motivate and persuade others to achieve desired outcomes.
• Speak and write in English. Ability to interpret, speak and write in Arabic/Spanish or language of predominant service population a plus.

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