Employment Opportunities

ADULT READING ASSISTANT, JOB DESCRIPTION
Title: Adult Reading Assistant
Reports to: Adult Reading Coordinator
Supervises: Adult Reading Volunteers & Students
Status: Part-Time, Non Exempt
Responsibilities: The Adult Reading Assistant has responsibility to assist Adult Reading Coordinator with Adult Reading (AR) Program and program operations.
Duties:
1. Assist Adult Reading Coordinator with conducting AR intake process including interviews, assessment and referrals for English speaking adults who want to improve their English literacy skills.
2. Arranging the placement of and place AR students with tutors, select materials, and arrange for tutoring locations for individual tutoring or small group instruction.
3. Follow-up with students, coordinate support materials/programs, encourage student involvement and enhance student retention.
4. Assist Adult Reading Coordinator to select, order, and maintain appropriate educational materials for students and tutors.
5. Assist Adult Reading Coordinator with maintaining AR program records including database records and to prepare reports for evaluation and other needs.
6. Assist Tutor Training team and act as a trainer when needed.
7. Assist Adult Reading Coordinator to develop and maintain contacts with other educational and social service agencies for the purpose of exploring collaborative opportunities and heightening public awareness of YCLC.
8. Assist with public awareness, recruitment, and fund raising efforts.
9. Act as liaison with class and tutoring locations.
10. Assist with the planning and implementation of the Roundtable Discussions.
11. Carry out other duties as assigned

Send Inquiries and Résumé to Kim Swindle

 

English as a Second Language (ESL) Workplace Instructor

Reports to: Adult Program Manager
Supervises: Volunteers
Status: Part-time, (varies per contract) Non Exempt
Responsibilities: The ESL Instructor teaches an ESL class for adults at a work site. Curriculum is developed through a collaboration of the contractor’s management team, the ESL Coordinator, and the ESL Instructor.
Duties:
1. Teach ESL to adult learners
2. Develop lesson plan/curriculum (cc must be submitted before instruction at the workplace begins.)
3. Assess and evaluate the adult students
4. Keep all class records for students and volunteers, prepare reports, order books, and do other administrative tasks as needed.
5. Maintain copies of students work
6. Act as liaison with the teaching site, if necessary
7. Assist in recruitment, training, and supervision of volunteer classroom aides, as necessary
8. Carry out other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
1. College degree or equivalent experience required
2. Multi-cultural experience required
3. Teaching experience required
4. Experience teaching ESL preferred
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Work environment is in a classroom setting. Must have valid drivers license and own transportation. May sit, stand and walk for varying periods of time. Must be able to walk, climb stairs and carry items weighing up to 30#.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Send Inquiries and Résumé to Kim Swindle