ESL Adult Education Instructor in Houston, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 1/6/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-time Regular
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 - 3 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Community Based Initiatives is a division of BakerRipley that builds on the unique economic and social assets of individuals and their neighborhoods, moving them to self-sufficiency and an improved quality of life. Largely supported by private philanthropic investment, our community-based programs engage and connect individuals to the resources that meet their emerging needs and aspirations. We provide a continuum of services including free tax preparation, family health and education, immigration and citizenship services, financial assistance and programs for youth and seniors.  


Provides quality instruction to adult learners, integrating meaningful classroom activities and valuable experience that facilitate student’s learning goals and workforce/workplace skills.


  • Support  agency adult education initiatives at community centers by teach ESL/ABE/ASE )classes, assuring that students are making levels and gains, and by managing students in this program
  • Assist Adult Education Lead Teacher
  • Actively recruit and ensure classes maintain enrollment
  • Teach ESL/ABE/GED and basic literacy classes to adults in a community center setting
  • Assist with program evaluation and reporting
  • Observe ESL/ABE/ASE classes and evaluate students in coordination with the Certified Tester staff
  • Attend mandatory training/professional development
  • Follow agency policy and procedures
  • Maintain awareness of current English language conventions
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


Bachelor’s degree preferred in Social Work, Psychology, Education, Sociology or related field required.

Texas Teaching Certificate preferred


Minimum of (1) years working with Adult Education program

Minimum of (1) years working with ESL/ABE/ASE program


BEST Plus (Oral and Literacy) certifications assessment preferred

TABE assessment certification preferred

ICA –Integrating Career Awareness certification


Intermediate skill in Microsoft Office


  • Attend teacher pre-service and in-service required hours for HCC contract. Complete 6 hours of pre-service orientation prior to employment. Complete 24 hours of in-service training each fiscal year for two complete program years (12 hours if you have a valid Texas Teaching Certificate)
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and successful experience working in teams.
  • Service connection experience helpful
  • Knowledgeable of Adult Education data entry systems, (TEAMS)
  • Able to work flexible hours including evening and weekends, depending on Adult Education class schedule
  • Knowledgeable in instructional design and technology proficiency