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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 Basic Education: Part-Time Instructor

Adult ESL Instructor: Part-Time

Adult ESL Instructor for Citizenship Integration: Part-Time

Adult Basic Education: Literacy Instructor



Adult Basic Education: Literacy Instructor

DEPARTMENT: ABE
REPORTS TO: ABE Assistant Director


JOB STATUS: Exempt The Literacy Instructor works with the ABE instructional team to prepare and execute instruction of students with specific literacy needs. 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 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).

The successful ABE Literacy Instructor should have an understanding of data-based instruction, strong understanding of Basic Adult Education, the 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. He or she should be reliable, professional, and have excellent interpersonal skills. They should also be able to differentiate instruction based on student needs and integrate skills and content to deliver cohesive integrated lessons.

The Literacy Coach should model Christian 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 Christian 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. 

Part-Time Instructor: Adult Basic Education

DEPARTMENT: ABE
REPORTS TO: Lead Instructor
JOB STATUS: Exempt

HopeWorks Adult Basic Education (ABE) Instructors work with the ABE instructional team to prepare and execute instruction of students. This individual will prepare lessons, instruct students, collaborate with staff, contact students regarding progress, and record data. He or she 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 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).

The successful ABE Instructor should have an understanding of data-based instruction, strong understanding of Basic Adult Education, 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. He or she 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 a cohesive integrated lesson.

This individual should model Christian 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

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. 

The successful AESL Part Time Instructor 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 Christian values and ethics. 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.