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ESOL Teacher, Providence Public Library, Providence, RI

The ESOL Instructor is responsible for providing instruction to adult English Language learners (ELLs) for one or more of the following class offerings: ESOL, Computer/Digital Literacy and US Citizenship Preparation. Teaching includes curriculum development, evaluation of students' progress, and accurate maintenance of all students' records. Classroom instruction should be interactive and incorporate a variety of teaching techniques, materials and resources.


Job Duties

  • Develop and implement instructional lessons based on student's proficiency level using relevant content standards.
  • Differentiate instruction and use varied instructional modalities: individualized, collaborative student groupings, whole class instruction, and blended learning.
  • Deliver learner-centered and interactive learning activities that facilitate student learning of content areas and develop their language skills, including reading, writing, listening, speaking, and vocabulary development.
  • Motivate and support adults in a culturally responsive manner; Analyze student progress to identify areas for improvement; provide on-going to feedback to students and to supervisors.
  • Document adult learner progress on formal and informal assessments and maintain necessary student information for compliance with data requirements; properly and timely administer all required testing to students.
  • Recruit, coordinate, train, and supervise volunteers and/or staff.
  • Communicate with agency staff and community partners to refer students in need of community resources.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

  • BS/BA in ESOL/Education or equivalent;
  • Previous experience working with adults in an educational/tutorial setting;
  • Commitment to literacy and an interest in working with adults of diverse economic, linguistic, and/or cultural backgrounds;
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently off-site and to problem solve; locations may include libraries, schools, work sites, community and government organizations, etc.
  • Technology skills needed to teach Northstar or other Digital Literacy curriculum;
  • Demonstrated ability to be accurate and timely in submitting required documentation;
  • Ability to work as a team, building relationships with community partners, staff, and administration in a collaborative, productive, and supportive manner;
  • Commitment to ongoing Professional Development and learning.


Salary commensurate with experience.  This is a part-time contract position, 4-8 hours per week in a
business casual environment.

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume by August 26, 2019.


Submit Cover Letter and Resume to:
E-mail: HR@provlib.org
The Providence Public Library
Attn: HR
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

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