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 Employment Opportunities in Cambridge

NOTICE OF POSTING

POSTING DATE: July 24, 2018
POSITIONS WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Cambridge residents are especially encouraged to apply.

Department: Human Service Programs
Job Title: ESOL Teachers for Adult Education Classes (ESOL Literacy through Intermediate ESOL), Part-Time,Community Learning Center (CLC)
Job Code: K035
Civil Service Position: Non Civil Service position
Union Affiliation: None
Hours Per Week: 5 to 19.5 hours per week, evening hours. The classes we are hiring for are all 6:15 pm - 9:15 pm. Paid preparation time: for each 1.5 hours of 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, the Massachusetts ESOL Curriculum Frameworks and the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education
  • Follow CLC scope and sequence for ESOL levels Pre-1 to 5
  • 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
  • For higher level classes, assist students in developing or reviewing education and career plans through classroom activities
  • Integrate technology into instruction
  • Communicate with advisors about student issues
  • Participate in paid staff and program development activities including level groups

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of methods and materials used in ESOL instruction
  • Sensitivity to the needs of the adult learner population
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Experience and/or Education

  • 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

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: $ 27.65 per hour

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Internal applicants, submit 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 the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA  02139.   Fax: (617) 349-4312.  Applicants may also apply directly through schoolspring.com and apply for Job ID#2980450 or go to https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2980450 

Review of resumes will begin immediately. Positions begin in September 2018.

The City of Cambridge is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ESPECIALLY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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