High Intermediate to Advanced ESL Teacher - Newark Library

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NEW START Adult Learning Program


NEW START Adult Learning Program is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and organized person to teach the High Intermediate to Advanced English as a Second Language (ESL) Class at Newark Library, one of our satellite locations. Program books, materials, and curriculum will be provided. Some teaching or tutoring experience is preferred, but not necessary. On-line tutor training sessions are available.

***There are a maximum of 6 students in this class.

Time Commitment: Classes meet every Friday from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Classes will start on February 7, 2020 and will end on May 22, 2020 with various days off in between.

***Classes started on September 6, 2019 and will stop on December 20, 2019 for a long Winter Break. The current teacher will be unable to continue after this break. You are welcome to sit in on the classes beforehand to see what goes on.

Job Duties:

  • Make lesson plans that align with program curriculum that includes assigning homework to the students from time to time.
  • Make any necessary copies or let someone know ahead of time at the NEW START Main Office to do them for you.
  • Help students meet goals put in place by program.
  • Keep track of student attendance hours through Google Sheets or an alternate designated form and make sure they are submitted to the NEW START Main Office at least weekly. These hours go into a student database. Based on your student's post-test score after 60 hours of instruction, your student will receive a certificate if they have gained a skill level.
  • Help students complete registration forms and make sure they get to the NEW START Main Office in a timely manner.
Side Notes:
  • The Director of NEW START plans to make frequent routine visits in order to do testing, collect papers, help out, etc.

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About NEW START Adult Learning Program


115 High Street, P.O. Box 128, Odessa, DE 19730, US

Mission Statement

NEW START provides free one-to-one tutoring and small group instruction for adults who want help learning or improving basic skills in reading, writing, and math or for those learning English as a Second Language. Tutors and students meet at community based sites and public libraries throughout New Castle County.


NEW START was founded in 1985 through the efforts of the Corbit-Calloway Memorial Library, Delaware City Library, and Appoquinimink Library. It is a non-profit educational corporation dedicated to helping adults in New Castle County to better their lives and their communities by improving their reading, writing, math and speaking skills. The main office is located at the Corbit-Calloway Memorial Library. The program is funded through grants, corporate and individual contributions, and in-kind services of local libraries and churches. For more information please visit our website. NEW START is an affiliate of ProLiteracy, the largest volunteer-based literacy provider in the United States. It is one of many family programs sponsored by the Corbit-Calloway Memorial Library. We welcome students and volunteers who wish to participate regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disabling condition. For more information on NEW START, contact Susan Trzonkowski at (302) 378-3444 or email director@newstartde.org.


Fri Feb 07, 2020 - Fri May 22, 2020
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM  


Newark Library750 Library AveNewark, DE 19711



  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education
  • Reading / Writing


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • 2.5 hours/day, 1 day/week, February to May with various days off in between

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