ESL Instructors


(47.599503,-122.31853)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1032 S. Jackson St. #CSeattle, WA 98104

About

Helping Link/Một Dấu Nối is seeking volunteers to serve as Adult ESL instructors for teaching instruction of basic English language fluency.

Responsibilities:

  • Be available during class hours to successfully teach and inspire students
  • Work with a cohort of other instructors to develop and discuss lesson plans to ensure materials follow state and community standards and are practical for students’ daily lives
  • Prepare for and instruct the ESL class to maximize student success and ensure student confidence in speaking English
  • Oversee and organize all learning and testing materials and track student progress reports for the end of the quarter
  • Be engaging, inspiring, imaginative, passionate and friendly

*Note: Resources and materials will be readily available.

Requirements:

  • Commit a minimum of 4 hours per week during class times for instruction
  • Strong passion in working with a diverse and limited English speaking group of students
  • High communication and people skills - both verbal and written - to work with students and teaching assistant(s)
  • Be engaging and interactive to create a light and pleasant atmosphere for students to learn in

Benefits:

  • Make a direct impact on the lives of immigrants and refugees to improve their lives
  • Hands-on experience teaching students English
  • Develop and build upon fundamental teaching and educational skills such as communication, adaptability, engagement, innovation/imagination and confidence
  • Support a community-led grassroots organization to improve the lives of those in the Vietnamese community in the King County Region

Skills

  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Adult Education
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Tues./Thurs. evenings, 6:00-8:00pm
  • 3-6 month commitment

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