This position is responsible for teaching English to non-native English speakers. It is a part-time position with fluctuating hours varying from as few as two hours per week to 20+ hours per week. Some of the job duties and responsibilities include:
Following a prescribed curriculum for each course taught.
Evaluating students’ progress with formal and informal assessments.
Completing at least ten hours of professional development annually.
Using a variety of learner-centered language teaching methodologies in the classroom.
Using a variety of technological and web-based features including, but not limited to: Edmodo, PowerPoint, YouTube, and Google Drive.
Being observed and evaluated.
Participating in faculty observations and meetings to review the observations.
Maintaining excellent records related to your course and your professional development.
Attending at least four scheduled staff meetings per year.
Participating in staff satisfaction surveys throughout the year.
Communicating frequently and effectively with the school’s office administrator, academic director and/or director regarding scheduling and students.
Teachers provide their availability and the scheduling department schedules accordingly.
Empire State English is open Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 9 PM and Saturdays from 8 AM – 12 PM
Teachers typically teach 2-25 hours per week, allowing ample time for planning and grading outside of class.
Legal work status for this position per US Department of Labor law
Excellent command of English; both written and spoken
Minimum two years of full-time experience teaching ESL to adults
Experience managing paperwork and documents related to ESL courses
Masters in TESOL or closely related field
Mastery in a language other than English
2 years part to full time experience in a private adult ESL school and/or IELP
Internal Number: 123
About Empire State English
Empire State English offers English as a Second Language (ESL) programs for university students and adults, both those who live in the Capital District as well as visitors to the area.Founded in 2012, Empire State English is licensed by the New York State Education Department and accredited by The Commission on English Language Accreditation (CEA).Empire State English received approval in 2016 from the U.S. government’s Student Exchange and Visitor Program to provide ESL to international visitors with an F-1 visa.At Empire State English we help non-native English speakers achieve their personal, professional and academic goals in English through quality teaching in a welcoming school environment. Our students are actively engaged learners and we inspire them to embrace English in the classroom and out in the community. Our instructors are facilitators, guiding students to understand their own learning styles and become life-long learners.