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  • 09/17/2014 8:23 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Language Center International ( is seeking a part-time ESL instructor to begin classes on Sept 29th due to the unexpected out-of-state relocation of one of its instructors.

    Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Qualifications and salary ranges are listed in

    earlier MITESOL postings and on the LCI website.

  • 09/03/2014 9:38 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Literacy Coordinator

    Full time job for Adult Tutoring Program at the Literacy Center of West Michigan,


    ·       Education:  Must have a BA in Education, Literacy or related field with emphasis on reading.  Teaching Certificate preferred.

    ·       Experience:  Two years experience working in the educational field.

    ·       Knowledge and Skills:  Excellent communication, computer and organizational skills and schedule flexibility.  Bi-lingual skills highly preferred.

    General Description:

    Manage a caseload of adult literacy and ESL students by training and advising tutors, student assessments and data collection and reporting.  Take a leadership role in enrolling and testing adult literacy students (both reading and ESL), matching the student and tutor, providing support and supervision to the pair in a case management format, providing recommendations on student retention, recruitment and learning gain improvement. Assist with training volunteers as tutors and tutor orientations and student group testing.  As well as assisting with program development and improvement.

    Area of Responsibilities:

    Adult Literacy Students

    • Provide student pre & post assessments, match with tutor and monitor progress.
    • Manage client caseload database and tracking systems.
    • Compile and submit reports for funding sources.
    • Coordinate a student survey during the progress report to evaluate program.
    • Develop recruitment and retention strategies to meet annual goals.
    • Oversee and plan student activities.

    Volunteer Activity

    • Recruit the number of tutors, trainers, testers, and other volunteers needed for effective implementation of various organizational activities and outcomes.
    • Provide and/or oversee volunteer orientations, trainings and recognition events with staff or volunteer assistance.
    • Supervise volunteer tutors.
    • Timely compilation and analysis of all volunteer related data.
    • Coordinate annual volunteer survey to evaluate program.
    • Create new volunteer opportunities as necessary.

    Resume & cover letter to:  Attn: Diedre Deering.

    Deadline: 9/16/14

  • 09/02/2014 2:57 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    ELI at Wayne State University is seeking 3 part-time faculty immediately for the fall 2014 semester.

    The English Language Institute at Wayne State University in Detroit is immediately seeking three part-time instructors to teach in the fall session, from now until December 12.
    Responsibilities include teaching pre-academic ESL courses to intermediate and advanced level students. Classes will take place from 8:30am to 12:30pm, Mondays through Thursdays.

    The minimum requirement is an MA in TESOL (or a closely related field with a TESL Certificate).  IEP teaching experience preferred.

    For more information, please contact Bruce Morgan, Director, (313-577-8072)
    To apply, please e-mail your CV and cover letter to

  • 08/31/2014 12:53 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    The Auburn Hills Campus of OCC is looking for someone who is comfortably skilled at advanced writing/reading to teach a class this fall. We experienced some unexpected last-minute changes leaving us with a slot open late in the game.


    The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:15-2:25. If you’re interested, please email Jennifer Craft with your pertinent details ( Jennifer will be checking email throughout the Labor Day holiday weekend.


    The class is due to start 9/3, but if you aren’t available until 9/8, that may work.


    If you know anyone who would be interested/capable, please forward this message.




    Jennifer Craft

    ESL Department Chair, Auburn Hills Campus

    Oakland Community College


  • 08/31/2014 12:50 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Oakland Community College, Royal Oak Campus seeks an instructor for Writing/Reading for Academic Purposes Level 1 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00-8:00pm. The class starts on 09/03 and ends on 12/15/14. 

    Contact information: Kate Liggett at Please include your resume.

  • 08/11/2014 9:11 PM | Deleted user

    Saginaw Valley State University seeks a part-time English Language Program Instructor. Details are available at  Online application is required.  Semester begins on August 25, 2014.  Position is open until filled.

  • 08/04/2014 3:45 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Clarenceville Schools in Livonia is looking for candidates for a .5 Secondary ESL position (Middle & High School).   Candidates should have secondary ELA and ESL certification credentials (Social Studies/History would also be nice). Please see the  formal job posting: Secondary (Grades 6 _ 12) ESL_Bilingual Teacher Part - time Position .pdf

    Interested candidates should apply on the Oakland Consortium:

    Applicants should also also send Karen Morrison a separate email to let her know they are interested in the position:

  • 07/29/2014 3:46 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    We are soliciting resumes for the Sept/Oct 2014 term for ESL instructors at Language Center International, Classes meet Monday to Thursday from 8:45 to 6:15 and Fridays 8:45 to 12:45.

    There is the possibility of evening classes and classes Friday afternoon.

    Our fall term, first session, runs from Sept 8 to Oct 24.  We are interviewing for full and part-time openings. Our program has continued to expand and we are seeking additional instructors to add to our current staff.


    Full-time Positions Expanding ESL program:

    Applicants must have an MA degree or higher in ESL, English, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Language Instruction, or Foreign Languages and experience teaching ESL at a postsecondary level in a classroom environment. Additionally, applicants should possess a minimum of three months of full-time equivalent ESL or foreign language teaching experience or a certificate in teaching ESL or foreign language that includes a practice teaching component; experience instructing adult international students at a postsecondary level; native or near native abilities in English with minimal errors in writing and speaking; the ability to teach all subjects at all levels effectively; and excellent communication skills and knowledge of computer operations. Knowledge of a second language and overseas experience are preferable but not required.

    Starting salary $26,500 to $28,000 (based on experience) plus 100% employer funded health care for the instructor. Bonuses and pension plan are additional benefits.

    Part-time Positions Expanding ESL program:

    All applicants must have a minimum of a BA degree. Preference is given to applicants with an MA or higher in ESL, English, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or Foreign Languages. Applicants without a degree in ESL should have a minimum of the equivalent of three months of full-time ESL teaching experience, or a certificate in teaching ESL or foreign language that includes a practice teaching component. All applicants should have experience working with adult international students; possess native or near native abilities in English with minimal errors in writing and speaking and have good communication skills and knowledge of computer operations. Knowledge of a second language and overseas experience are preferable but not required.

    New part-time instructors with a BA start at $22.00 per hour. MA instructors start at $23. Bonuses and pension plan are additional benefits.

    Please send a cover letter and resume to

  • 07/16/2014 9:09 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    AmeriCorps ESL-Family Literacy Teacher 

    Posted: July 11, 2014 until filled 

    Full-time for 10 months (position is from late August 2014 – June 2015) 

    Pay: total 10-month living stipend of $12,100 (distributed biweekly) 

    Location: Grand Rapids and Wyoming area 

    The Literacy Center of West Michigan is seeking highly-effective teachers to help parents in area schools learn English as a Second Language, and develop strategies to support their children’s literacy. The ideal candidates for this full-time teaching position will be detailed-oriented, experienced, autonomous, and bilingual in Spanish. This position requires the selected candidates to be screened and approved through the national AmeriCorps program. 

    Position Overview: 

    ESL Instruction: 

     Teach adult ESL classes: (6 classes per week/2 hours per class) to parents in Grand Rapids Public Schools and Godwin Heights Public Schools on-site at the schools 

     Develop contextualized lesson plans and activities that address parent goals and needs 

     Execute components of our Family Literacy model, including weekly parenting discussions 

     Attend school events to promote the program and recruit potential parents 

     Administer parent surveys and assessments 

     Maintain accurate and up-to-date attendance and progress records 

     Submit required data and reports by specified deadlines 

     Plan, coordinate, and execute monthly literacy events for the parents and their children 


     Work closely with school staff to build relationships and promote program 

     Publicize the Schools of Hope Family Literacy Program in the community 

     Attend staff meetings of assigned school, the Literacy Center of West Michigan, and AmeriCorps 

     Participate in periodic AmeriCorps events to promote civic engagement 

    Minimum Qualifications: 

     College degree, some coursework in education, English as a Second Language, or Linguistics highly preferred 

     Preference given to candidates who are bilingual in Spanish 

     Knowledge of the English language and ability to think analytically about language 

     Experience teaching or tutoring ESL 

     Interest in family and children’s literacy issues 

     Strong relationship-building skills to develop partnerships with school staff and other agencies 

     Ability to meet weekly and monthly deadlines 

     Ability to collaborate with coworkers in close environment, yet able to display independent 

    Literacy Center of West Michigan (LCWM) “Building a literate community and transforming lives by strengthening reading and language skills.” 


     High-level knowledge of technology 

     Valid driver’s license and personal transportation 

     Schedule flexibility for required day and evening responsibilities 

    AmeriCorps Requirements: 

     Must pass local, state, and national FBI background and sex offender registry check 

     Must be U.S. citizens, national, or legal permanent residents of the United States 

     Full-time (42.5 hours per week) with little time off during 10-month required service period 

     Day & evening hours necessary, with some weekend hours required 

     An Educational Award of $5,550 will be available at the end of service period to members who fulfill service-hour requirements 

     Basic health insurance, childcare benefits, and loan forbearance may be provided for those who qualify 

     For more information on AmeriCorps, please visit 

    For more information about the services of the Literacy Center of West Michigan, please visit 

    To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Dan Drust at 

    The Literacy Center of West Michigan is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, 

    and supports National Career Readiness Certification. 

  • 07/07/2014 7:50 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    The University of Michigan-Flint seeks a full-time Language Assessment Specialist (Temp).
    Details are available at
    Online application is required. Applications are due by July 15, 2014
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