ESL Lead Instructor - FLT Family Literacy Program

Denver, CO
Feb 21, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

“Families Learning Together” has an opening for a part-time lead instructor to teach ESL adults in the Family Literacy Program. Position is semester-based and includes classroom instruction and planning time.

EO STATEMENT: Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Posting Number

Position Title
ESL Lead Instructor - FLT Family Literacy Program

Position Number

Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education

Employee Category
Affiliate Faculty

FLC - Family Literacy Pgm

EClass Code
Part-Time Affiliate Faculty


-Provide direct classroom instruction for adults using appropriate ESL curriculum, teaching methods and materials
-Coordinate with lead teaching staff regarding curriculum, materials, student goals, testing and evaluation
-Demonstrate curriculum methods and materials to volunteer tutors or teaching aides as needed
-Perform accurate testing, record keeping and reporting responsibilities
-Work with Family Literacy staff in planning Parent enrichment and intergenerational learning activities with families
-Attend workshops, trainings and in-services as requested by leadership team
-Foster encouraging and supportive learning environment for students by responding to instructional needs and concerns.
-Instructors will be expected to pack up and move classroom space as part of the their responsibilities.
-Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

-Bachelor’s degree in education or related field
-Current CDE Adult Basic Education Authorization (ABEA) or enrollment in initial coursework upon hire and receipt of certification within two years.
-Three years’ minimum experience with adult learners,.
-Knowledge and practice of current ESL and adult education theory
-Experience with standard educational assessment tools
-Ability to lift/carry 20 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications

-Master’s in ESL or related field
-Basic conversational Spanish skills
-Proven ability to work and be sensitive to the educational needs of immigrant, low income, and diverse urban populations.

Posting date

Closing Instructions
Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official Transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.


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