Purpose and Scope
The ESL Teacher provides specialized instruction for the purposes of developing the students' ability to effectively perform courses of study in English and acquire the English language. Part-time, up to 5 hours per week. Evening hours may be required. Reports to Assistant Director for Public Services.
The following are normal, but not exclusive or all-inclusive, expectations for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned, and duties may change in the future:
- Develop program to teach adult non-English speakers
- Instruct students in learning English
- Evaluate students' progress.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The following are normal, but not exclusive or all-inclusive, expectations for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned, and duties may change in the future.
- Knowledge of teaching methods in English as a Second Language.
- Ability to work with adults from a variety of non-English-speaking countries.
- Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, in English
- Ability to work independently within established guidelines.
- Ability to plan, schedule and teach ESL courses.
- Ability to work with library staff and community organizations.
- Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
Minimum Training and Experience
Bachelor's in TESL, TESOL, English with a TESL certificate, linguistics with a TESL certificate, applied linguistics with a TESL certificate, or any foreign language with a TESL certificate. Previous teaching experience preferred.
Submit online job application to apply for this position. Please include a cover letter and resume.
The Athens Regional Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Library may provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations. The Library is a drug-free workplace and requires a pre-employment drug test and eVerify approval.