• ELL Instructor

    Posted: 09/18/2023

    Job title: ELL Instructor

    The ELL Instructor position is responsible for teaching English as a Second Language classes and performing related administrative functions.

    *This position will require evening hours.


    • Opportunities to work with with clients from all over the world
    • Generous paid time off, with an additional two weeks off during the winter holidays
    • Mission driven work with an established non-profit
    • Professional development opportunities

    Job Duties:

    • Responsible for teaching ELL classes, including lesson planning and class administration
    • Assist with class and program planning
    • Help with student intake, testing, and orientation of students
    • Help with data tracking, recording and occasional office support
    • Creating a welcoming learning environment
    • Oversee evening volunteer teachers and report regularly to the Program Coordinator on evening classes
    • Help with LCA fundraising events and bookstore sales as needed throughout the year
    • Other duties related to this program as requested by the Director of Adult Programs.
    • Attend Literacy Council and ELL meetings, end of session parties and trainings both in person and hybrid (usually on Friday afternoons)

    Job Skills and Qualifications:

    • 1 year of teaching experience and/or an ELL certification
    • Respectful of other cultures
    • Able to carry out effective classroom management
    • High level of computer proficiency and willing to learn new applications
    • Organized and a self-starter
    • Flexible and able to problem solve when assisting students

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Has worked or volunteered with LCA for 6+ months
    • Bachelor’s Degree in ELL or related field
    • Ability to speak more than one language
    • Experience with standardized testing

    Supervised by the Director of ELL Programs

    Starting Salary: $20 per/hr @ 20 hrs/wk

    *Please submit a cover letter along with your resume.

    Job Type: Part-time

    Salary: $19.00 - $20.00 per hour



    • Paid time off
    • Retirement plan




    • Evening shift
    • Monday to Friday


    Work Location: In person

    Please submit a resume and cover letter to executivedirector@literacycouncilak.org to apply.