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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.

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Adult ESL Instructor: Part-Time

Adult ESL Instructor: Full-Time

Adult ESL Instructor: Part-Time Citizenship Integration

Case Manager: Full-Time

Adult ESL Instructor: Full-Time

DEPARTMENT: IELCE
REPORTS TO: IELCE Assistant Director
JOB STATUS: Exempt

 The ESL Instructor works with the Adult ESL  instructional team to prepare and execute instruction of students. This person can expect to prepare lessons, instruct students, collaborate with staff, manage sites, contact students regarding progress, record and verify accuracy of data. They 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 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. They should be reliable, professional, and have excellent interpersonal skills.

This individual should model HopeWorks values and ethics. To be effective in this position, one must be caring, empathic, conscientious, confidential, culturally-sensitive, and client-centered. This individual should adhere to professional standards as outlined by rules and regulations governing their profession



Adult ESL Instructor: Part-Time

DEPARTMENT: IELCE
REPORTS TO: IELCE Assistant Director
JOB STATUS: Non-Exempt

Pay Range: $22-$26 per hour.

AESL Part Time Instructors work with the Adult ESL 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. They 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 connecting with students to track attendance and progress. 

To be a successful AESL Part Time Instructor, you should have an understanding of data based instruction, strong understanding of the structure of the English language, ability to relate and build rapport with people of diverse backgrounds, and proficiency with computers and software, such as G Suite, Google Classroom, and Promethean Boards. You should be reliable, professional, and have excellent interpersonal skills. You should also be able to differentiate instruction based on student needs and integrate skills and content to deliver cohesive integrated lessons.

This individual should model HopeWorks values and ethics. To be effective in this position, one must be caring, empathic, conscientious, confidential, culturally-sensitive, and client-centered. This individual should adhere to professional standards as outlined by rules and regulations governing their profession

The Part Time Instructor may be requested to work during evening hours (5:45-8:15pm, M/W and/or T/Th) at one of the following locations:

Power Center Academy, 5390 Mendenhall Mall, Memphis, TN
HopeWorks, 3337 Summer Ave, Memphis, TN
The Refuge, 9817 Huff n Puff Rd, Lakeland, TN

Highland Church of Christ, 400 N Houston Levee Rd, Cordova, TN

Case Manager


REPORTS TO: Lead Case Manager
JOB STATUS: Exempt

The Case Manager is responsible for arranging, advocating, coordinating, and monitoring the implementation, participation, and delivery of services designed for HopeWorks clients

The Case Manager is responsible for establishing a relationship with and advocating for clients served through PCD and Reentry programs. This individual will create and facilitate programming to assist clients to identify and eliminate potential barriers, maintain successful employment, and provide cognition of assessed community resources.

This individual will be responsible for documenting client contacts in the database, maintaining contact with clients, knowledge of community resources, and continually building relationships with community partners and resource providers beneficial to our students. This individual should participate in staff meetings and other relevant meetings associated with client care.

This individual should model HopeWorks values and ethics. To be effective in this position, one must be caring, empathic, conscientious, confidential, culturally-sensitive, and client-centered. This individual should adhere to professional standards as outlined by rules and regulations governing their profession.


Adult ESL Instructor: Part-Time: Citizenship Integration

DEPARTMENT: AESL
REPORTS TO: AESL Lead Instructor and Coordinator for Citizenship Integration
JOB STATUS: Non-Exempt Salary: $22-$24 per hour

We are looking for a teacher who excels in leading engaging classroom lessons; is experienced in conducting interactive classes; and has the ability to use and teach civics and citizenship to aspiring citizens. Part- Time Instructors are responsible for preparing for and teaching classes, maintaining and reporting accurate attendance records, and maintaining contact with students for the duration of the class cycle. HopeWorks promotes a collaborative environment, so willingness to contribute to and learn from a team is a must!

The successful AESL citizenship integration lead instructor and coordinator, should have an understanding of data based instruction, strong understanding of the structure of the English language, ability to relate and build rapport with people of diverse backgrounds, and proficiency with computers and software, such as G Suite, Google Classroom, and Promethean Boards. You should also be able to differentiate instruction based on student needs and integrate skills and content to deliver cohesive integrated lessons. Problem solving skills and the ability to handle high pressure situations while maintaining focus on serving students are very important in this position. You should be flexible, efficient, organized, have excellent interpersonal skills, and be capable of solving problems

You must be available to teach 2 nights (5:30-8:30) per week

This individual should model HopeWorks values and ethics. To be effective in this position, one must be caring, empathic, 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.