Job Title: Education Manager for Curriculum & Instruction
Reports To: Education Director DuPage/Aurora
Work Location: Wheaton/Aurora, IL
The Education Manager for Curriculum & Instruction will co-manage the World Relief English as a Second Language programs with the Education Manager for Data and Enrollment. The Education Manager for Curriculum & Instruction 1) is responsible for recruiting, orienting and supervising ESL instructors; 2) participates in the overall program administration through facilitating staff and curriculum development; and 3) assists the Education Director in grant applications and reports. The Education Manager for Curriculum & Instruction also has primary responsibility for the oversight of the World Relief DuPage Adult ESL program.
Supervision & Coordination
Recruit and hire qualified ESL instructors
Orient and train new staff about program objectives, teaching methodologies, policies, and procedures
Provide on-going monitoring of ESL Instructors’ work
Act as a resource person for instructional staff:
Oversee Teacher Development
Facilitate continuous improvement in instruction on an as-needed basis
Conduct periodic informal teacher observations throughout the school year/provide feedback to teachers
Conduct formal teacher observations annually/provide feedback to teachers
Coordinate program-wide professional development plan including in-services
Connect teachers with resources for professional development
Use monthly lesson plan summaries to monitor progress of instructors regarding overall program and curricular goals
Provide direction to and facilitate ongoing curriculum development for ESL, Gateway, Job Class, and Citizenship
Ensure integration of Digital Literacy, WIOA, ESL content standards, and other ICCB required curricular elements into WRDA curriculum
Work in conjunction with other WRDA departments as well as participate in Management Team meetings and work groups.
Assist in planning, implementing and documenting staff development activities, ensuring compliance with grant stipulations
Work with Education Director in preparing grant applications and reports
Collaborate with local agencies around ESL services
Other duties as assigned
Personal Christian faith and a heart for service to vulnerable people
Committed to the mission, vision and values of World Relief
Cross-cultural experience desired
Masters degree in TESOL
ESL teaching experience – minimum of 5 years
Co-management experience or demonstrated ability
Supervisory experience; leadership skills and creative problem-solving abilities
Ability to work in a challenging, fluid and oft-changing environment
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
For World Relief staff, strong commitment to the mission, vision, and values of World Relief is essential, and Christian faith is a prerequisite for employment, based upon United States federal guidelines provided in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Legal Background in the United States World Relief is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. This means that we conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of World Relief as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs, so that all staff share the same religious commitment.
Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a) World Relief has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with World Relief’s Statement of Faith.
World Relief is a global humanitarian relief and development organization that stands with the vulnerable and partners with local churches to end the cycle of suffering, transform lives and build sustainable communities. With over 70 years of experience, World Relief works in 20 countries worldwide through disaster response, health and child development, economic development and peacebuilding and ...has offices in the United States that specialize in refugee and immigration services. In 2016, World Relief served over 6.6 million people across the globe.