Esl Assistant Instructor

Posting ID : A1068515352
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Nonprofit

Refugee Women's Alliance (ReWA) is a nationally recognized multiethnic nonprofit organization that provides award-winning services to refugee and immigrant women and their families in King and Snohomish Counties.

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POSITION TITLE: ESL Assistant Instructor

PROGRAM: Family Support Services

REPORTS TO:Family Support Services Program Director

STATUS/PAY: Non-exempt Regular (Part Time 20 hours/week)

SUMMARY: Assist level one ESL teacher in designing and carry out engaging learning activities for level one ESL students; assess student needs; monitor attendance; and track achievement


1.Assist in tracking student attendance and provide daily attendance reports to the ESL instructor.

2.Assist ESL instructor in conducting post-assessment testing to determine level gains and academic needs.

3.Assist in designing and developing materials for the class.

4.Maintain a safe, respectful and engaging environment for students.

5.Substitute other teachers when they are absent or on a vacation.

6.Collaborate with other ESL instructors in ReWA's education program to organize and engage students in service projects, special training, and field trips

7.Collaborate with ReWA's employment and education program staff to foster the development of the students.

8.Maintain key project documents and communication to support all aspects of learning including periodic reports, student files and updates.

9.Attend program and staff meetings and training as needed.

10.Other related duties as assigned by program manager and ESL coordinator.


BA in education, social work or related field. TESOL/TESL/TEFL certificate required.
Two years demonstrated experience in teaching lower-level ESL classes, literacy and phonetics skills, and creating lesson plans.
Familiarity with DSHS requirements and employment programs.
Highly positive with enthusiastic style capable of motivating students.
Ability to work as an effective team member in a multicultural organization.
Knowledge of key computer applications.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be self-starter and dependable with strong problem-solving skills and good judgment.
Current WA state driver's license and auto insurance
Willingness to adhere to established program performance standards requiring productivity, personal responsibility, a client/customer service orientation, and the maintenance of a professional demeanor.


Bilingual in East African Languages or Asian Languages

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

BENEFITS:Medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance; LTD; 403(b) retirement savings plan; paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave.\

FOR CONSIDERATION: Please submit resume, cover letter, salary request to: Email:
Fax: (206)721-0282.

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