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Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at HopeWorks. We’re excited to expand our team and provide support to people across Memphis and the Mid-South.

Workplace Learning Instructor (Part-Time): Adult English as a Second Language

REPORTS TO: Instructional Site Lead

JOB STATUS: Non-Exempt

Rate of Pay: $27.86 per hour

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The ESL Workplace Learning Instructor (part-time) works with the Adult ESL instructional team to prepare and execute instruction of students that is contextualized to specific workplaces. The instructor can expect to prepare lessons, instruct students, collaborate with HopeWorks staff as well as the workplace learning staff. The instructor should be engaging and use performance data to inform instructional decisions, willing to work with a team to accomplish program goals, and conscientious about keeping and recording accurate records. The instructor is responsible for working with the Adult ESL instructional team to monitor the effectiveness and contextualization of the workplace learning curriculum and make adjustments as needed to help students progress in their English skills (as evidenced by achieving measurable skills gains) and other goals. 

The successful ESL Workplace Learning Instructor (part-time) should have an understanding of data-based instruction, strong understanding of the structure of the English language, ability to relate to and build rapport with people of diverse backgrounds, and proficiency with computers and software, such as G Suite, Google Classroom, and Promethean Boards. The instructor should be reliable, professional, and have excellent interpersonal skills. The ESL Workplace Learning Part-time Instructor will be required to work two evenings per week at a local employer’s place of business from 5:45-8:15, with potential to work additional hours if needed.

The Instructor should model HopeWorks values and ethics central to the HopeWorks mission of “Hope in Jesus Christ”. To be effective in this position, one must be caring, empathetic, conscientious, confidential, culturally-sensitive and client-centered. This individual should adhere to professional standards as outlined by rules and regulations governing their profession.

Instructor (Part-Time): Adult Basic Education

REPORTS TO: Instructional Site Lead

JOB STATUS: Non-Exempt

Rate of Pay: $27.86 per hour

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The Part-Time Adult Basic Education (ABE) Instructor works with the ABE instructional team to prepare and execute instruction of students. This person can expect to prepare lessons, instruct students, collaborate with staff, contact students regarding progress, and record data.  

The individual should be an engaging instructor who uses performance data to inform instructional decisions, willing to work with a team to accomplish program goals, and conscientious about keeping and recording accurate records. The ABE Instructor is responsible for ensuring an educational atmosphere where adult students have the opportunity to fulfill their academic and career goals by earning a High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma and/or growing their basic skills in Math, Language, Science, Social Studies, and Reading, as demonstrated by progressing through the six Educational Functioning Levels defined by the National Reporting System (NRS) (as evidenced by achieving measurable skills gains). 

The ABE Instructor should have an understanding of data-based instruction and the ability to relate and build rapport with people of diverse backgrounds.. They should exhibit proficiency with computers and software, such as G Suite, Google Classroom, and Promethean Boards. They should be reliable, professional, and have excellent interpersonal skills. They should also be able to differentiate instruction based on student data and needs, and integrate skills and content to deliver cohesive integrated lessons. 

The Instructor should model HopeWorks values and ethics central to the HopeWorks mission of “Hope in Jesus Christ”. To be effective in this position, one must be caring, empathetic, conscientious, confidential, culturally-sensitive and client-centered. This individual should adhere to professional standards as outlined by rules and regulations governing their profession.

Instructional Site Lead: Adult Basic Education

REPORTS TO: Assistant Director, Adult Basic Education

JOB STATUS: Exempt

Rate of Pay: $59,025.36

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The Adult Basic Education (ABE) Site Lead works with the ABE instructional team to prepare and execute instruction of students. This person can expect to prepare lessons, instruct students, collaborate with staff, manage sites and their team’s teachers, contact students regarding progress, hold advising sessions for ABE students, record and verify accuracy of data.

The site lead should be an engaging instructor who uses performance data to inform instructional decisions, willing to work with a team to accomplish program goals, and conscientious about keeping and recording accurate records. They are responsible for helping students progress in their academic and career goals by earning a High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma and/or growing their basic skills in Math, Language, Science, Social Studies, and Reading, as demonstrated by progressing through the six Educational Functioning Levels defined by the National Reporting System (NRS) (as evidenced by achieving measurable skills gains).

The Adult Basic Education Site Lead should have an understanding of data-based instruction and the ability to relate and build rapport with people of diverse backgrounds. Instructional duties include, but are not limited to direct teaching, analyzing data, placing students according to their data, managing a team of instructors, administering assessments, counseling students, and other instructional activities involving working directly with the students and teachers as assigned.

The Site Lead Instructor should model HopeWorks values and ethics central to the HopeWorks mission of “Hope in Christ”. To be effective in this position, one must be caring, empathetic, conscientious, confidential, culturally-sensitive and client-centered. This individual should adhere to professional standards as outlined by rules and regulations governing their profession.

Instructor: Adult English as a Second Language

REPORTS TO: Assistant Director, Adult ESL

JOB STATUS: Exempt

Rate of Pay: $53,679

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The English as a Second Language Instructor works with the Adult ESL instructional team to prepare and execute instruction of students. The instructor can expect to prepare lessons, instruct students, collaborate with staff, manage sites, contact students regarding progress, record and verify accuracy of data. The ESL Instructor should be an engaging instructor who uses performance data to inform instructional decisions, willing to work with a team to accomplish program goals, and conscientious about keeping and recording accurate records. They are responsible for helping students progress in their English skills (as evidenced by achieving measurable skills gains) and other goals. 

The successful ESL Instructor should understand data-based instruction, structure of the English language, and have ability to relate to and build rapport with people of diverse backgrounds.  It is expected that the instructor demonstrate proficiency with computers and educational technology tools. The instructor should be reliable, professional, and have excellent interpersonal skills. The ESL Instructor will be required to work at least 2 evenings per week from 5:45-8:15pm as part of their workweek requirement.  Additionally, the ESL Instructor will be asked to work at any of the following locations:

Monday-Thursday 9:30-11:30am: HopeWorks Summer Ave
Monday/Wednesday 6-8pm: Collegiate School of Memphis or Power Center Academy in Hickory Hill

Tuesday/Thursday 6-8pm: Highland Church of Christ

The ESL Instructor should model HopeWorks values and ethics central to the HopeWorks mission of “Hope in Christ”. To be effective in this position, one must be caring, empathetic, conscientious, confidential, culturally-sensitive and client-centered. This individual should adhere to professional standards as outlined by rules and regulations governing their profession.

HopeWorks is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly oppose discrimination in the workplace.  HopeWorks is built upon teamwork and equal opportunity. We are committed to developing and implementing a program of nondiscrimination.  We will subscribe to the principles of an equal opportunity employer and will recruit, interview, hire, classify, train, promote, demote, discipline, transfer, terminate, and set rates of pay or other compensation on the basis of merit and qualification without regard to race, creed, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, disabled or veteran status, or physical or mental disability.