ESL Position with MORE

20 Oct 2016 6:14 PM | Anonymous

ESL Teacher: Pre-Literate Level

Organization: MORE

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Full-/Part- Time: Full-Time; 30 hrs/wk

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Salary: Starting pay $15.00 - $18.00/hour – Depending on Qualifications

Organization Summary:

MORE provides refugees and immigrants with the education and support they seek to become fully

engaged members of our community. Through cooperation and a holistic approach to providing

services, a multicultural community/family is built where: Respect, Compassion, Growth, and Creativity

are at the forefront of the work completed together. Positive change in the community is created by

providing immigrants and refugees with the resources, knowledge and skills they need to create equal

opportunity for themselves as new Americans. Last year, MORE served almost 790 individuals through

services from three program areas: Education, Mental Health, and Social Services. These services are

offered in an environment that is comfortable, welcoming and flexible.

Position Information:

MORE seeks a Full Time ESL teacher to participate in the mission of MORE by teaching adult refugees

and immigrants from around the world the skills they need to achieve their educational goals, including

English language skills, basic math, computer literacy, and the ability to apply those skills to their life and


Position Purpose:

To provide quality English, math, computer and life skill education to participants from a variety of

cultures in MORE’s Education Program, allowing them greater opportunities to live and work in peace in

the United States.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

1. Instructional Responsibilities

A. Provide high-quality English language, basic consumer math, and digital literacy instruction

appropriate to learners in the class.

B. Participate in the design and development of corresponding MORE curricula.

C. Maintain weekly or unit-based lesson plans and teaching notes in a place known to the

Education Program Manager.

D. Supervise volunteer tutors, providing them with support and instruction for any

individualized or small group instruction.

E. Keep informed of research and new developments in adult literacy education and use a

variety of instructional techniques to address the diverse needs and goals of adult learners.

F. Keep informed of research on language and cultural issues for MORE’s learners.

2. Assessment and Record-keeping Responsibilities

Empathy • Integrity • Equity • Spirituality • Accountability

A. Complete daily attendance and submit electronically using MABE no later than the end of

the week or on the last day of the month.

B. Closely monitor student attendance and contact the Education Program office about

students who have been absent for more than three days without notification.

C. Comply with the assessment policies set by federal, state and consortium standards.

D. Evaluate student achievement and communicate with the Program Office and other

teachers regarding student movement.

3. Staff Responsibilities

A. Attend all MORE staff meetings and teacher meetings.

B. Comply with all MORE staff policies.

C. Participate in professional development activities.

D. Collaborate with other staff members to carry out the mission of MORE and its programs.

4. Other

A. Participate in MORE’s events and group activities.

B. Other duties as assigned.

Necessary Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s degree (preferred areas include ELL and Education)

2. Experience working with refugees and immigrants, preferably in ELL

3. Able to work independently with minimum oversight

4. Must be computer proficient – familiar with Microsoft Office, Internet

5. Competent using the Internet and Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook

6. Ability to comply with MORE’s policies and procedures

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Teaching License

2. Familiarity with CCRS

3. Comfortable using Outlook

Please email cover letter and resume to:

MORE values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Minnesota Council on the Teaching of Languages and Cultures
PO Box 11926, St. Paul MN 55111
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