ESL instructor

Washington D.C.
Oct 02, 2019
Nov 06, 2019
Full Time

The ESL instructor supports the school’s immigrant-centric mission by providing excellent contextualized instruction. The ESL instructor teaches in a way that is appropriate for students’ diverse educational backgrounds, learning styles, and English language abilities.


  • Prepare clear and concise daily lesson plans including objectives which are available to supervisors

  • Provide life skill instruction that allows students to navigate important systems and resources in Washington, DC

  • Implements classroom policies and procedures

  • Provide for different learning styles and abilities

  • Encourage students’ active participation and regular attendance

  • Monitors student progress through TEAAL and CASAS tests

  • Create course syllabus according to content-based Carlos Rosario Curriculum, TEAAL and CASAS pre-test scores, and student goals

  • Fosters a positive learning environment for adult learners

  • Monitor and evaluate student performance and modify instruction accordingly

  • Prepare lesson materials and instructional aids

  • Work with classroom para-educator if applicable

  • Work with tutors to provide additional support for students if needed

HR Job Post Updated Oct-19

  • Co-plan with Computer Assistant Learning (CALL) Lab Instructor for technology skill development and e-portfolio completion

  • Keep daily attendance records current in the Student Information System (SIS)

  • Accurately fills out tracking forms and submits them in a timely manner

  • Develop and use e-portfolio assessment to help document student progress

  • Keep track of student goals related to academic progress and employment

  • Attend faculty meetings and professional development Requirements:

Must have at least two of the following:

o Teaching Certification
o Master’s degree in Adult Education, Linguistics, TESOL, language studies or related

o At least three years of teaching experience

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite: Word, PowerPoint, and basic website navigation

  • Experience in ESL and Adult Education preferred

  • Demonstrate knowledge and competence in both ESL preparation and Adult Education

  • Must be flexible and able to make adaptations to meet the academic needs of students with different learning skills and challenges

  • Work comfortably with people from diverse backgrounds

  • Excellent communication skills, be able to explain concepts to others effectively

  • Excellent organizational skills and timely completion of tasks

  • Fluently speak, read and write in English

  • Knowledge and experience using Windows, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Applications including Word, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook

  • Deep commitment to CRIPCS's core values and ability to model those values in relationships

with colleagues and partners

Schedule: Monday - Thursday: 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Apply directly at Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School’s career page at This position will be posted until October 17, 2019.

HR Job Post Updated Oct-19

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