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Morning ESL Adult Education Instructor (BakerRipley Gulfton) in Houston, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Seasonal Part-time
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 - 3 years
  • Date Posted:
    11/20/2018

Job Description

DIVISION PROFILE

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY:

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

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support agency adult education initiatives at community centers by teach ESL/ABE/ASE (spell out abbreviations)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 trainings/professional development
  • Follow agency policy and procedures
  • Maintain awareness of current English language conventions
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

MINIMUM EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Social Work, Psychology, Education, Sociology or related field preferred.
  • Texas Teaching Certificate preferred

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of (3) years working with Adult Education program.
  • Minimum of (1) year of social services experience preferred.
  • Minimum of (1) years working with ESL/ABE/ASE program.

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • BEST Plus (Oral and Literacy) certifications assessment preferred
  • TABE assessment certification preferred
  • ICA –Integrating Career Awareness certification

SKILLS:

  • 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

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY:

  • Intermediate skill in Microsoft Office