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  • 11/02/2015 8:22 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)
    The English Language Institute (ELI) at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, is seeking applicants for a full-time Lecturer III position in English for Academic Purposes, to begin September 1, 2016.  Please see Job Opening ID# 117658 on the U-M Jobs portal for more information and application links. The posting closes on December 1, 2015.

  • 11/01/2015 6:51 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    The Adult Education program at Grand Rapids Community College seeks part-time ESL Teachers and a Career Coach. Click on either job title for a complete description and application links. Both positions were posted 10/20/2015, and will close when filled.

  • 10/26/2015 2:51 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    The Literacy Center of West Michigan seeks a Customized Workplace English Program Coordinator to support a workplace and community-based ESL program that provides English language and literacy training to companies and their employees. Responsible for assisting in curriculum development, needs analysis, teacher scheduling, course planning and preparation, maintaining the quality of instruction, contracting with new and past clients, and providing daily program support.

    Please see the attached job description for position and application details. 

  • 10/08/2015 1:13 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Detroit School District

    Office of Talent Acquisition


    Director, English Language Learning Program

    Detroit Public Schools invites qualified and interested candidates to apply for the position of Director, English Language Learning Program.

    Detroit Public Schools is undergoing an unprecedented transformation to establish Detroit Public Schools as a high-quality education option of choice for families city-wide.  The district is in the process of streamlining and transforming its central office into a customer service-oriented organization that is 100% focused on supporting schools and ensuring they are well-equipped to provide all students with a high-quality education.  Detroit Public Schools (DPS) is seeking to hire individuals who are excited by the opportunity to improve education for the students of Detroit.                       


    The Director, English Language Learning Program, is responsible for ensuring that English Language Learners, immigrant students and their families receive access to rigorous instruction and holistic support that will prepare them for college and lifelong success. S/he will provide strategic guidance over curriculum standards, content and materials for English Language Learners and over the design and supply of professional development content that meets the needs of ELL/Bilingual instructors across the District. S/he will also develop evaluation standards for ELL/Bilingual instructors.

    SALARY RANGE: $74,838.60 - $90,399.60


    Please visit our online application system to submit your resume, cover letter and references today. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


    Under the direction of the Executive Director, Curriculum:

    • Develop and oversee a curriculum implementation plan for English Language Learners that leverages the Networks to support curriculum implementation in all Detroit schools
    • Determine how to best adjust ELL curriculum implementation while maintaining high academic expectations
    • Ensure in close collaboration with the Networks that school instruction aimed at ELL students is aligned with Common Core State Standards
    • Critically evaluate current curriculum materials aimed at ELL students and make strategic decisions in conjunction with Networks about retaining, adjusting or investing in new materials that will best position the district to make dramatic student achievement gains
    • Develop training materials for school-based staff on how to select more rigorous essential content for lesson and unit plans to raise academic expectations for students
    • Assess curriculum implementation at the school level and make adjustments on an ongoing basis to align with improving student achievement
    • Develop or revise curriculum and pacing guides as necessary
    • Facilitate the analysis of ELL student achievement data at the school, Network and Central Office levels and facilitate appropriate responses to deficits in student skills
    • Work closely with Network and the ED of Curriculum to develop assessment plans
    • Support Networks in identifying, developing and using formative and summative assessments for ELL students and evaluating assessment purchases for use in the classroom
    • Develop indicators, rating profiles and other related tools that allow educators to self-assess (and school leaders to ascertain) if instruction is moving toward higher levels of critical thinking and procedural skills to include a greater focus on conceptual understanding and real world applications of learning
    • Work with Networks to develop professional development plans for ELL/Bilingual instructors
    • Coordinate Professional Development for ELL/Bilingual instructors including, but not limited to, English Language Development Standards, Researched-Based Best Practices and strategies to address the needs of ELL students
    • Support Professional Development for World Language Teachers along with the World Languages Program Supervisor
    • Facilitate professional learning communities as requested by networks/ schools
    • Lead and coordinate all bilingual education programs, including After School and Summer School Programs and World Language Program
    • Manage department grants in coordination with the Office of State and Federal Programs
    • Manage federally funded budgets including, but not limited to: Title III-Limited English Proficient Students; Title III – Immigrant students; Title I, Part C – Migrant school Year, and Summer School Year, and Section 41
    • Coordinate and collaborate with Central, Network and School staff to ensure that support for ELL students and families meets their needs and is compliant with local, state and federal guidelines
    • Facilitate communications across the District for ELL and immigrant students, their families and school and district administrators
    • Research cutting-edge instructional trends and best practices from national, state and local school districts and charter schools to identify new, innovative strategies to improve the quality of ELL instruction in Detroit’s schools
    • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director, Curriculum


    Ideal candidates will demonstrate the following:

    ·       Demonstrated track record of success in:

    o   Leading, inspiring, motivating and involving others in the creation of quality learning and work environments for students and staff

    o   Leading strategic educational initiatives

    o   Leading and supporting significant cross-functional initiatives in diverse and complex organizational settings

    o   Coalition and relationship building across a diverse group of stakeholders

    ·       Superior management skills including ability to develop a vision and influence and motivate others to achieve outstanding results

    ·       Exemplary multicultural interpersonal skills to support and collaborate with a diverse staff and multicultural communities

    ·       Creative and out—of-the-box thinking

    ·       Able to work independently and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously

    ·       Strong presentation skills with the ability to deliver technical assistance in a form understood by stakeholders

    ·       Integrity and clarity in all communications and interactions

    ·       Customer orientation: Able to take care of customer needs while following company procedures

    ·       Flexible, optimistic approach: committed to overcoming challenges; comfortable with change and ambiguity

    ·       Able to thrive in a fast-paced and achievement-oriented environment

    ·       Strong problem-solving and project management skills

    ·       Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and take initiative

    ·       Willingness to go above and beyond to contribute to the success of a dynamic team committed to a new future for Detroit education

    ·       Personal alignment with the District’s mission, vision and core values

    ·       Strong presentation skills with the ability to deliver training and technical assistance in a form understood by stakeholders


    ·       Knowledge of various evidence-based instructional coaching approaches and design of professional development

    ·       Bilingual fluency (English, plus one of the major languages spoken by students in the District) and the ability to communicate cross-culturally


    • Master’s degree in Bilingual Education from an accredited college or university required


    • Minimum of two (2) years successful administrative experience, managing staff with diverse skills and backgrounds
    • Administrative, curriculum, instruction, site-based improvement, program and professional development expertise relating to Bilingual and Migrant Education
    • Knowledge about planning, staff development, accreditation, Title III LEP/Immigrant and Migrant development and management and Title III requirement guidelines.






  • 09/28/2015 9:32 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Bloomfield Hills Schools seeks 1-2 paraprofessional educators fluent in Syrian Arabic, to start immediately.

    Position: Para English Language Learner              

    Hours per Week: 35.00     

    Location: BHHS & WHMS        

    Starting Date: ASAP

    English Language Learner (this position may be two 17.50 hour positions, depending on the qualifications of the candidates).                       

    Description:  This position requires fluency in the Arabic language and the ability to speak and understand the Syrian dialect. Will assist bi-lingual students to learn English and to understand classroom assignments and also assist the teacher to understand the child’s needs. In addition, will assist the teacher in the classroom with daily non–instructional activities and student management.

    Qualifications:   Must meet No Child Left Behind requirements; associates degree, 60 semester hours or pass the assessment test – WorkKeys or Michigan test for teacher certification.  The ability to work successfully with students and staff members is required as well.  This position is subject to change in order to meet the needs of the school, students and the instructional programs. Further, all transfers are subject to the approval of the assistant superintendent for personnel. Experience working with special needs children preferred.

    Individuals interested in making application for this position should contact Human Resources, in writing by Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

    It is the policy of the Bloomfield Hills Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, height, weight, marital status, disability, genetic information, or any other reason prohibited by applicable laws,  in its programs, services, activities, or employment practices.  Inquiries related to discrimination on the basis of disability should be directed to the Section 504 Coordinator:  Pam Schoemer, Director of Special Education, 7273 Wing Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301, (248) 341-5415.  Direct all other inquiries related to discrimination to: Christine Barnett, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Labor Relations, 7273 Wing Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301, (248) 341-5425.

  • 09/12/2015 9:20 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Birmingham Public Schools is seeking a long term ESL substitute.

    Please contact Kalyn Wulatin for more information:

  • 08/20/2015 1:15 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)
    Lamphere Public Schools has a vacancy for your consideration. Please find the details below.


    Apply Online<>

    Category: Instructional - Middle School/ESL
    Date Posted: 8/12/2015
    Location: John Page Middle School
    Date of Availability: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
    Date Closing: Until filled


    Page Middle School

    Minimum Qualifications:

     *   Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with ESL (NS) Endorsement
     *   Endorsements in Science (DX or DI) and English Language Arts (BX or BA)
     *   Ability to interact positively with and motivate students
     *   Excellent classroom management skills
     *   Ability to work with department colleagues to improve student outcomes
     *   Such alternatives to the above qualfications as the administration may find appropriate and acceptable.

     Salary:         At the appropriate Step on the Salary Schedule of the Master Agreement

     Application Procedure: Qualified candidates interested in this position should apply online using the procedures below:

                   Click "View all Open Positions in OHRC Districts"

                   Click "Broken Down by District"

                   Click "Lamphere Schools"

                   Click on Desired Position

                   Click on "Apply" button/upper right corner & follow prompts.

    It shall be the policy of the district not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status of handicap status in the employment of personnel.

    Lamphere Public Schools uses the AppliTrack<> system from Frontline Technologies to manage employment applications online.

  • 08/13/2015 2:42 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Henry Ford College in Dearborn is seeking part-time ESL instructors for our English Language Institute (ELI) for this fall, starting August 27th.  To apply, go to HFC's human resources web page or click on:

  • 08/11/2015 9:02 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)



    Job Description:

    Central Michigan University is seeking a full-time ESL instructor to teach IEP and EAP students at the English Language Institute. The ELI was established in 1992 to provide English language courses for international nondegree, undergraduate, and graduate students. The ELI prepares international students for academic classes and helps university-enrolled international students achieve greater academic success.


    Starting Date: August 24, 2015



    • Teach 14-16 contact hours per week
    • Contribute to assessment and placement of students
    • Collaborate with colleagues on development of midterm and final exams
    • Contribute to curriculum development
    • Mentor graduate students and part-time temporary faculty
    • Participate in professional development activities


    Required Qualifications:

    • M.A. in TESOL or closely related field
    • teaching experience in a university intensive English program or similar program
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Demonstrated commitment to the profession



    • Experience with English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
    • Experience teaching EAP writing
    • Experience with language testing and development of test specifications
    • International experience
    • Fluency in a language other than English


    Application Deadline: Priority consideration will be given to applications received before August 17, 2015.


    How to Apply: You must submit an on-line application at in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.


    Please include a cover letter, CV, and two letters of recommendation. Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.


    The number of positions filled will be dependent on enrollments.


    While this posting is for a one semester position, a longer-term full-time appointment may follow.


    Central Michigan University was established in 1892 and is among the nation’s 100 largest public universities. As a tier-one university, CMU serves nearly 20,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus. It also enrolls more than 7,000 students and working adults online and at 50 out-of-state locations. CMU delivers a superior educational experience for students that is built on close relationships with faculty and staff, hands-on learning including undergraduate research, an emphasis on leadership and volunteerism, and a global perspective.


    With a $440 million budget, CMU offers more than 200 academic programs from the undergraduate to doctoral levels. Premier programs include the sciences, business, accounting, health professions, communications, teacher preparation, educational leadership, engineering, neuroscience, psychology, apparel merchandising design, music, and political science. CMU in 2013 launched the nation’s 137th College of Medicine. CMU offers top NCAA Division I athletics. The university is located in a classic college community in the heart of lower Michigan, where residents find active outdoor features, family attractions and Midwestern life in a vibrant university culture. CMU, is an AA/EO institution, providing equal opportunity to all persons, including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. (see

  • 08/11/2015 8:52 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    The American Language Institute at The University of Toledo is looking for 2 ESL Specialists for its intensive English program.  Please follow the link for more details:

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