18 Aug 2017

Part-Time ESL Teacher

ESL Works – Posted by ESLWorksNew York, United States

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Job Description

ESL Works’ teachers provide warm, organized, creative instruction to help students improve their English language abilities for work purposes. Our teachers are sympathetic to the needs of working adults, savvy in all things food industry related, and are continually expanding our mission with ingenuity. 

Education and Experience

  • TESOL certification // required
  • 2+ years teaching ESL – two unique levels of English // required
  • 5+ years food industry // required
  • 2+ years teaching adult learners // preferred
  • Computer know-how [word, excel, and basic website knowledge] // preferred
  • Spanish or French speaking proficiency // ideal


On-Site Teaching

  • Teach on-site at restaurants and food distribution centers or other food-related sites
  • Set-up and break-down classroom at each teaching location
  • Deliver instruction consistent with the ESL Works “how we teach” vision
  • Develop students’ ability to read, write, speak, and listen in the appropriate content area
  • Create a nurturing and inspiring learning environment that supports positive outcomes
  • Manage learning time to maximize student achievement while respecting work schedules
  • Meet with students before or after class

Planning & Record Keeping

  • Prep for all classes in advance of teaching
  • Adapt curriculum to differentiate instruction and meet needs of each student
  • Keep accurate records of attendance and student performance from week to week
  • Observe other regularly scheduled ESL Works classes from time to time


  • Organized: deadline-driven, takes notes, tracks project to-dos, plans ahead
  • Timekeeper: Meets weekly deadlines and keeps time well in class
  • Communication: Respects students/clients with timely, courteous and accurate correspondence

Physical Demands

  • able to travel to locations throughout New York via public transportation
  • able to instruct in restaurant and food manufacturing settings
  • able to lift or move objects between 15-25 pounds

Hours & Compensation

10-15 hours per week


How to Apply

  • Email // info@eslworksnyc.com
  • Subject line // Part-Time ESL Teacher_[your name]
  • Include // resume and cover letter telling us why ESL makes your heart sing

Job Categories: Education
Job Types: Part-Time

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