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We are currently hiring for an Adjunct Small Class Teacher. 

Hours: Teach one or more classes that would typically be one hour twice a week for eight weeks.
Rate: $17/hr DOE.
Reports to: Small Group Coordinator

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

• Teach 1-2 hour classes to adults, usually for eight weeks at a time. Topics include ESL, GED Prep, Citizenship prep, basic computer skills, and English Conversation.
• When classes are not in session the teacher will be retained on our staff roster but will not work until the next class assignment.
• Report attendance and student progress and track volunteer hours. Ensure accurate tracking and reporting of student and volunteer records through regular monitoring of data quality.
• Coordinate with the Small Class Coordinator on all curriculum, scheduling and student assignments.
• Work collaboratively and effectively with students, staff, partners and others in a space that promotes cultural diversity and global understanding.
• Distributing, receiving, and submitting paperwork to class supervisor from classroom information surveys.
• Duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

• BA or AA with teaching certification.
• Ability to speak in front of small and large groups.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Enthusiastic and outgoing, enjoys working with and helping people.
• Ability to prioritize, take direction and work independently.
• Demonstrated teamwork skills.
• Digital literacy and the ability to lead an engaging learning atmosphere.
• Prior teaching experience or equivalent in education, tutoring, mentoring, and homeschooling. Experience teaching multi-level classes.
• Experience collaborating with other instructors and/or team teaching.
• Experience working with instructional aides, tutors, and volunteers.
• Evidence of commitment to diverse populations.
• Experience in curriculum development and in assessing learning outcomes.
• Excellent follow through and timely work.
• Familiarity with the work of the Whatcom Literacy Council and a commitment to the cause of literacy is desirable.
• Access to reliable transportation.

Desired Qualifications:

• Bilingual English/Spanish
• TESOL (TEFL, CELTA, ESL) certification.
• Experience with the Washington State Learning Standards and CASAS appraisal system.
• Strong interest in basic academic skills and adult education issues and challenges, and a desire to keep up with current topics and advocacy issues.
• Nonprofit work experience.
• Work experience utilizing Spanish or other languages.

To Apply:

Submit a cover letter, resume and three references by email to with “Adjunct Teacher” in the subject line.
EOE. The position will be open until filled.

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