Americorps Position - Education

Irish International Immigrant Center
  • Location
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Apply by
    May-01-2017
  • Posted
    Apr 20

Position description

Job purpose: To coordinate, manage, and conduct program services that prepare adult immigrants and their families for self-sufficiency in the United States

Essential Functions:

  • Meet, greet, and interview potential students for our ESOL, Citizenship, and Career Advancement Classes
  • Teach one ESOL class (5 hours/week) each semester
  • Teach and/or tutor one ESOL/Citizenship class (5 hours/week) each session
  • Administer BEST testing, our assessment system
  • Interview, manage, and provide ongoing support to the students in the Individual Achievement Program (IAP) as they work towards education, professional, and personal goals.
  • Call students to schedule appointments and follow-up with inquires/absences
  • Assist teachers and Director of Education as needed in and out of the classroom
  • Maintain student records in our client relationship database
  • Support and engage in outreach efforts for upcoming classes and workshops

DATES AND HOURS:

AmeriCorps Members commit to serve for 11 months From September 2017 - August 2018. The position is full-time (40 hours a week).

BENEFITS:

• Living allowance up to $12,900

• Education award of $5,815

• Paid health & dental insurance

Qualifications

  • A commitment to the overall mission and values of the IIIC
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to multitask and be independent
  • Take-charge initiative
  • Intermediate or higher competency in computer skills including MS Office and Google Apps
  • ESOL teaching experience preferred
  • Spanish or other second language preferred

Application instructions

Please email your cover letter and resume by May 1st, 2017.

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