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 Employment Opportunities in Cambridge

NOTICE OF POSTING

POSTING DATE: May 14, 2014
Review of resumes will begin June 1, 2014

Cambridge residents are especially encouraged to apply.

Department: Human Service Programs
Job Title: ESOL Teachers for Adult Education Classes (ESOL Literacy through Intermediate ESOL)
Job Code: #K035
Civil Service Position: Non Civil Service position
Union Affiliation: None
Hours Per Week: 3.5 to 19.5 hours per week, mornings and/or evenings; Paid preparation time: for each 1.5 hours contact time, 1 hour paid preparation time

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes to adult students
  • Develop instructional materials and lesson plans, based on CLC Curriculum and Massachusetts ABE Curriculum Frameworks
  • Provide on-going assessment of students
  • Keep records of student attendance
  • Conference individually with students at the end of each semester
  • Review and track goals and achievements with students
  • Assist students in developing or reviewing education and career plans through classroom activities
  • Communicate with advisors about student issues
  • Participate in staff and program development activities

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of one year of experience teaching ESOL, preferably to adults
  • Experience teaching English using computer-based programs preferred
  • BEST Plus and/or TABE CLAS-E certification highly desirable
  • Experience with the needs of adult learners in a community-based setting
  • Knowledge of methods and materials used in ESOL instruction
  • Sensitivity to the needs of the adult learner population
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Job requires some computer use. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: General office and classroom environment with air conditioning and fluorescent lighting.

RATE: $ 24.70 per hour

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and letter of interest; external applicants submit both your resume and letter of interest via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA  02139. Fax 617-349-4312Candiates may also apply by going to schoolspring.com and apply for Job ID # 768172 or to go http://www.schoolspring.com/job?768172

Review of resumes will begin June 1, 2014. Positions begin in September, 2014.

THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ESPECIALLY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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