Part Time ESL Teacher Needed, Granite Peaks Adult Education

Granite Peaks Adult Education is currently hiring a part time Adult ESL Teacher for an expanding program.  Please forward this notice to any interested.  To apply, send a resume and cover letter to jchristenson@graniteschools.org.

ADULT ESL TEACHER — Part Time

Granite Peaks Refugee Outreach Project at the LDS Humanitarian Center; funded by the Utah State Refugee Services Office

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Teacher will be responsible for teaching one group of approximately 25 adult students, 3 hours per day.  Adult students are participants in a work training program, and receive 3 hours of ESL class, 1 hour of volunteer class, and 4 hours of work training per day.  Adult students are recently resettled refugee students from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and elsewhere.

Teacher may be assigned low-beginning, high-beginning or intermediate level ESL students, based on experience and preference.  Teacher will be responsible to plan and prepare for lessons.  Teaching materials will be available.  Two full time Granite Peaks teachers also work at the site and will be available for support. virtual craps

Teacher needed 7-10 a.m. Monday through Friday *OR* 12:30-3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Teacher will be located at the LDS Humanitarian Center, 1665 S. Bennett Road (2000 W.), Salt Lake City.

Teacher will be hired through Granite Peaks Adult Education (Granite School District).  This project is a collaboration between Granite Peaks, the Utah State Refugee Services Office, and the Latter Day Saint Humanitarian Center.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have experience teaching ESL to adult immigrants and/or refugees
  • Must interact positively with diverse populations.
  • Experience teaching and/or working with refugees preferred
  • Experience teaching adult students with limited previous education preferred
  • TESOL Certification and/or Teacher Certification preferred

ANTICIPATED START DATE: September 14, 2009 or sooner

SALARY: Pay according to experience and education.  Certified teachers paid on Granite School District’s hourly pay schedule.  

*Send resume and cover letter to jchristenson@graniteschools.org before September 7. 

NOTE:  Additional hourly teaching positions are also currently available at Granite Peaks Learning Center