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Join our PIE family and be part of an organization committed to serving immigrants and refugees in South King County.

ESL Instructor

About the Organization

Partner in Employment (PIE) guarantees the long-term economic stability of newly arrived refugees and immigrants in South King County. We provide tailored assistance for workforce entry, job training in high wage industries, housing stability, and English language acquisition.

About the Position

Partner in Employment seeks an ESL instructor with the primary responsibility of providing specialized instruction for the purposes of developing a students ability to effectively acquire the English language and to utilize the English language in their daily lives. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Plans, organizes, and provides instruction in English in the Core Curriculum Content Standards and Washington state Adult Learning Standards.  Instruction must be consistent and coordinated with the Comprehensive Adults Student Assessment System (CASAS) so that students meet and exceed learning targets. 
  • Develops and delivers lesson plans utilizing a broad range of appropriate differentiated techniques and strategies addressing all aspects of communication that develop each student’s ability to read, write, speak, and listen in content areas at levels that ensure learners meet or exceed learning targets. 
  • Administers academic and language assessments for the purpose of evaluating student’s progress in meeting academic learning targets and progress in language acquisition.  Maintains complete and accurate records of student’s progress and evidence of growth and progress. 
  • Provides a nurturing, supportive, and positive learning environment with high expectations that encourage student responsibility, enhance motivation, clearly communicate classroom routines, and incorporate challenging instructional strategies. 
  • Attends professional English Language Acquisition meetings and attends staff meetings as may be requested or as established by the agency.
  • Advocates for the program needs that are required to meet the learning needs of English learner. 
  • Performs such other and not specifically enumerated duties as may be requested by the supervisor.
  • Helps navigate students to the appropriate agency personnel to address needs and concerns beyond the instructor’s ability to assist.
  • Collects and track student’s daily attendance. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • TESOL or TEFL Certification 
  • Associate degree in English Language and/or related field, and 2 years’ professional experience in ESL instruction and/or employment/vocational training field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Be able to work in coordination with other team members. 
  • Prior experience working with refugee and immigrant clients. 
  • Demonstrated computer skills including knowledge of Excel, word processing and email programs.  

PREFFERED EXPERIENCE:

  • Knowledge of DSHS databases 
  • Knowledge of community resources for refugees and immigrants. 
  • Experience interacting with all levels of management/staff and across organization lines. 
  • Experience presenting to different audiences verbally and in writing. 
  • Experience working with detailed information and presenting in a way that is easily understood by individuals at different levels within the communities PIE serves. 
  • Ability to multi-task 

    Position reports to: Program Manager 

    Salary and Benefits: Entry Level $20/hr. Part-Time with oppurtunity to move to Full-Time

    To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to admin@partnerinemployment.org. Applications are open until filled. We will review applications on a rolling basis, so please submit your application as soon as possible.

     

    Bilingual ESL Assistant

    POSITION DESCRIPTION:

    Partner in Employment (PIE) works to guarantee the long-term economic stability of newly arrived refugees and immigrants in King County by providing tailored assistance in language acquisition, housing stabilization, workforce entry, and job training in higher-wage industries. The Development and Communications Specialist will provide overall support in fund development and communications activities. The ESL Assistant provides specialized assistance to the ESL Instructor for the purposes of developing a students‘ability to effectively acquire the English language and to utilize the English language in their daily lives. 

     KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    • Support the ESL Instructor in developing lesson plans utilizing a broad range of appropriate differentiated techniques and strategies addressing all aspects of communication that develop each student’s ability to read, write, speak, and listen in content areas at levels that ensure learners meet or exceed learning targets. 
    • Provide a nurturing, supportive, and positive learning environment with high expectations that encourage student responsibility, enhance motivation, clearly communicate classroom routines, and incorporate challenging instructional strategies. 
    • Administers academic and language assessments for the purpose of evaluating student’s progress in meeting academic learning targets and progress in language acquisition.  Maintains complete and accurate records of student’s progress and evidence of growth and progress. 
    • Attends professional English Language Acquisition meetings and attends staff meetings as may be requested or as established by the agency. 
    • Advocates for the program needs that are required to meet the learning needs of English learner.
    • Performs such other and not specifically enumerated duties as may be requested by the supervisor. 
    • Helps navigate students to the appropriate agency personnel to address needs and concerns beyond the instructor’s ability to assist. 
    • Collects and track student’s daily attendance.  

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bi-lingual in languages including but not limited to Somali, Swahili, Lingala, French, or others 
    • TESOL or TEFL Certification 
    • Associate degree in English Language and/or related field, and 2 years’ professional experience in ESL instruction and/or employment/vocational training field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience 
    • Be able to work in coordination with other team members 
    • Prior experience working with refugee and immigrant clients. 
    • Demonstrated computer skills including knowledge of Excel, word processing and email programs.  

    Preferred Experience:

    • Knowledge of DSHS databases 
    • Knowledge of community resources for refugees and immigrants 
    • Experience interacting with all levels of management/staff and across organization lines. 
    • Experience presenting to different audiences verbally and in writing. 
    • Experience working with detailed information and presenting in a way that is easily understood by individuals at different levels within the communities PIE serves. 
    • Ability to Multitask

    POSITION REPORTS TO: ESL Instrcutor

    POSITION STATUS:  Part time, 20hrs/week 

    COMPENSATION: Entry Level; Hourly $20/hr 

    HOW TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter indicating Bilingual ESL Assistant in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please email your resume and cover letter to admin@partnerinemployment.org

     

     

     

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