ESL Lead Instructor - FLT Family Literacy Program

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00401
Position Title ESL Lead Instructor - FLT Family Literacy Program
Position Number ESLPT1
Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education

Employee Category Affiliate Faculty
Department FLC - Family Literacy Pgm
EClass Code Part-Time Affiliate Faculty
Position Summary

“Families Learning Together” has an opening for a part-time lead instructor to teach ESL adults in the Family Literacy Program. Position is semester-based and includes classroom instruction and planning time.

EO STATEMENT: Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.


-Provide direct classroom instruction for adults using appropriate ESL curriculum, teaching methods and materials
-Coordinate with lead teaching staff regarding curriculum, materials, student goals, testing and evaluation
-Demonstrate curriculum methods and materials to volunteer tutors or teaching aides as needed
-Perform accurate testing, record keeping and reporting responsibilities
-Work with Family Literacy staff in planning Parent enrichment and intergenerational learning activities with families
-Attend workshops, trainings and in-services as requested by leadership team
-Foster encouraging and supportive learning environment for students by responding to instructional needs and concerns.
-Instructors will be expected to pack up and move classroom space as part of the their responsibilities.
-Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

-Bachelor’s degree in education or related field
-Current CDE Adult Basic Education Authorization (ABEA) or enrollment in initial coursework upon hire and receipt of certification within two years.
-Three years’ minimum experience with adult learners,.
-Knowledge and practice of current ESL and adult education theory
-Experience with standard educational assessment tools
-Ability to lift/carry 20 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications

-Master’s in ESL or related field
-Basic conversational Spanish skills
-Proven ability to work and be sensitive to the educational needs of immigrant, low income, and diverse urban populations.

Posting date 08/22/2016
Closing date
Closing Instructions Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official Transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. References
Optional Documents

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