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Director of Adult Education (open PDF)


​We are in need of an evening ABE instructor (English). Class is scheduled 6pm-9pm, weeknights, NRS LEVELS 3 and 4. IMMEDIATE HIRE!


Position summary:

The Basic Education/High School Equivalency Teacher is a part-time position that includes teaching Math, Reading, Writing, Science and Social Studies, as well as Test Taking Skills to adults at a Basic Education level who want to advance to an HSE class.


Qualifications include  a Bachelor degree, and at least 2 years of ABE or HSE experience with adults.  Ability to TABE test required.


Resumes and cover letters with  a list of 3 references should be emailed to

STRIVE - Career Coach (open PDF)

Riverside Language Program

Riverside Language Program is seeking substitute ESOL teachers available to teach a 5-hour day, with an hour for lunch. Classes are free, full-time and intensive, running from 9am-3pm, Monday to Friday. Students are adult immigrants, asylees and refugees from more than 50 countries, speaking more than 90 native languages. Riverside employs a student-centered, communicative English language teaching approach focusing on speaking, listening, grammar and pronunciation. Civics and IT skills are also an important part of our curriculum. Teachers and substitutes have the freedom to create their own lesson plans. Our four class levels range from basic to high intermediate. Applicants should have a Master’s degree in TESOL or a closely-related discipline, or be CELTA-certified.


Please send your resume and a covering letter to Sally Nelson, Executive Director at

PT ESL Instructor- Evening class

in Sunset Park, Brooklyn

The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced ESL instructor to provide ESL instruction to adults in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Classes will meet Monday through Thursday from 6:30 to 9pm.  Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. BEST Plus certification and bi-lingual Spanish strongly preferred. Resumes should be sent to  Please indicate "ESL Instructor Sunset Park" in the subject line.

PT ESL Instructor- Evening class

in Bushwick, Brooklyn

The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced ESL instructor to provide ESL instruction to adults in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Classes will meet Monday through Thursday from 6 to 8:30pm.  Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. BEST Plus certification and bi-lingual Spanish strongly preferred. Resumes should be sent to  Please indicate "ESL Instructor Bushwick" in the subject line.

Mercy Center - ESL Teacher (open PDF)

Union Settlement - High School Equivalency (ABE/HSE) Teacher (open PDF)

Union Settlement - ESL Teacher  (open PDF)

Union Settlement - Evening/Saturday Program Coordinator (open PDF)

Director – Literacy and Legal Immigration Programs (Astoria & New York City)


Job Summary:  Oversee HANAC’s adult literacy and legal immigration services funded under multiple contract sources.  Ensure contract requirements of quality program content, curriculum development, and service delivery are met consistently.


Reports to: Director of Operations and Program Development


Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Institute appropriate systems and procedures to ensure the orderly delivery of program services as prescribled by the program contracts for Adult Literacy and Legal Immigration programs,
  • Responsible for the overall development, implementation, coordination and monitoring of the contracts and components,
  • Provide direction and leadership to the program staff to insure implementation and coordination of activities,
  • Ensure programs meet performance targets according to contract requirements,
  • Ensure curriculum content and delivery are in compliance with funding sources within required set standards as well as meet established guidelines of contracts,
  • Lead, supervise and evaluate  staff of educators, case managers, and administrative staff to ensure quality programs in compliance with HANAC’s and funding sources’ performance standards,
  • Monitor enrollment and ensure enrollment targets are met for all programs in each cycle,
  • Establish and maintain communications with funding agencies; for planning tracking and reporting program deliverables and outcomes,
  • Utilize provided software for reporting to funding sources (ASISTS, CAPRICORN and others),
  • Ability to understand and analyze budgets as assigned by contracted vendors
  • Prepare and submit to Administration for approval to submit to funding source monthly, quarterly, annual performance reports, track progress to reach milestones and performance targets,
  • Involvement with program contract agencies and related community agencies, committees and associations such as NYCCAL, NY Coalition for Immigrant Services, NYC DYCD, RAENs.
  • Other duties as may be required.


Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree with three to five years working for not-for-profit Adult Literacy programs with Legal Immigration components. Master’s degree in Education, administration or other related field  with 3 years experience in supervisory role working in Adult Literacy and Legal Immigration.


Superb leadership, analytical, organizational and management skills.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills including grant writing skills.  Effective interpersonal and team-building capabilities.  Ability to establish and utilize linkages including HANAC’s other programs to enrich program activities and meet the needs of clients.


Computer Skills – Microsoft Office.  Knowledge of ASISTS, CAPRICORN and BEST PLUS certified.


This position is determined to be Exempt for purposes of the US DOL FLSA.


$ low $60s.


Please respond to HR Director at or by Fax to 212-840-8384 with SHORT cover letter and UPDATED resume.


We are an Equal Opportunity employer.

Program Liaison/Assistant to

Director of Operations


Job Summary: Assist the Director of Operations by liaison with Program Directors on site including basic knowledge of programs, clients, need.  Provide feedback to DOO for fund raising, proposals and program development



Working with Program Directors to resolve contract questions and issues

Report to DOO issues discussed or observed in the field that may enhance or impede the performance of a program

Conduct research for proposals and initiatives

Thoroughly review and understand programmatic and fiscal aspects of 40+ contracts

Review all reports submitted by Director’s to ensure accuracy. Once reviewed by DOO reports to be sent to funding source.

Participate with contract and proposal submissions

Assist with implementation of projects such as surveys, focus groups, etc.

Participate in meetings held by funding sources

Assist in the preparation of budgets

Other duties required by the DOO to fulfill agency needs


Qualifications:  Some college with interest in social services; strict attention to detail when reading mundane documents and contracts, acute comprehension of written documents and contracts, excellent writing and communication skills.


Must be willing to travel frequently between Manhattan office and program sites in Queens and Harlem as needed.   Ability to work well under pressure, multi task, computer skills, MS Office, Excel.


Full-time position 35 to 40 hours weekly.


ESL Teacher

East Meadow Union Free School District Continuing Education Program



  • Teach ESL Level 1, ESL Level 2 or 3 course.
  • Prepare and make copies of pertinent instructional materials.
  • Take daily attendance and maintain minimum student attendance as outlined by contracting agency or funder.
  • Complete in-take forms and create a file for each student.
  • Administer Best Plus Exam pre-test and post-test for students in each class.
  • Maintain communication with Adult Education Program Director about class activities and progress.
  • Submit student attendance, in-take forms, and testing information to Program Assistant by established deadlines.


Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.


Classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-9:30 p.m.


If you are interested in the position please contact the Director Kristi Detor at 516-876-7426 or email her at

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Regional Adult Education Network

Professional Development for Adult Educators in NYSED Funded Programs