Amharic Language Instructor

Washington D.C.
Aug 25, 2021
Sep 29, 2021
Full Time

Are you passionate about supporting others to learn Amharic? Do you find yourself helping others learn how to properly read, write and speak Amharic? If so then Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School (CRIPCS) has the perfect opportunity for you!

Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School (CRIPCS) is an adult charter school that

delivers high-quality education, career training, and supportive services that enable adult immigrants to realize their dreams while strengthening our community and economy. When you join the team at CRIPCS, you become part of a unique, performance-driven organization where students are the center of our work and excellence permeates.

Amharic Language Instructor

We are in search of an Amharic Language Instructor who supports the school’s mission by preparing adult students to become productive and civically engaged residents of Washington D.C through conversation-based Amharic language courses. The Instructor accomplishes this by providing excellent instruction that supports students’ diverse educational backgrounds, learning styles, and Amharic language abilities. The Instructor plans and organizes Amharic language preparation and instruction, conducts placement assessment and evaluation to integrate Amharic language skills from the major language-content areas: Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing.


• Assists students in acquiring the Amharic language skills necessary to advance to the next learner level

  • Provides life skill and conversational instruction that allows students to navigate important systems and resources in their life experiences

  • Implements classroom policies and procedures

  • Provides for different learning styles and abilities

  • Encourages students’ active participation and regular attendance

  • Monitors student progress through formal and informal classroom assessments

  • Creates course syllabus according to content-based Carlos Rosario Amharic language Curriculum and student goals

  • Prepares clear and concise daily lesson plans including objectives, available to supervisors

  • Creates a positive learning environment for adult learners

  • Monitors and evaluates student performance and modifies instruction accordingly

  • Must be able to model good Amharic language pronunciation

  • Prepares lesson materials and instructional aids

  • Works with classroom volunteers if applicable

  • Keeps daily attendance records current in-classroom archives

  • Keeps track of student goals related to academic progress

  • Conduct student conferences at least once during the semester

  • Other related duties as assigned


• Bachelor’s degree in Amharic language & Literature or related subject area and a

minimum of two years successful teaching experience.

  • Bilingual: English/Amharic

  • Knowledge and understanding of Amharic culture and history

  • Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.

  • Knowledge and experience using Windows, Internet Explorer and Microsoft applications including Word, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook, and other online learning platforms

  • Ability to use technology in administrative duties including processing applications, and basic website navigation

  • Commitment to CRIPCS’s core values and ability to model those values in relationships with colleagues and partners

Apply directly at Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School’s career page at 7f4-564d-4335-b098- 98dd2b218da4&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=411860&source=CC2&lang=en_US.This position will be posted until September 7, 2021.

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