Job Postings

  • Our Adult Literacy Department in Queens runs an average of 15 different ESOL and Civics classes every cycle for 3-4 cycles a year.

    Current Opening:

    MRNY’s Adult Literacy Department seeks a highly responsible, organized, and dedicated full-time Program Assistant to do intensive data entry and other tasks to support the adult literacy program. The Program Assistant will be responsible for entering data in multiple databases, helping with student outreach, intake, testing and other administrative tasks to support MRNY’s English, Citizenship and other classes as needed.

    The Program Assistant will, among other things:

    • Enter student and program data into ASISTS, Connect, Capricorn and Salesforce databases
    • Run and analyze data reports and take action to improve data for funders
    • Communicate with IT staff for Salesforce troubleshooting
    • Provide training and coordinate/communicate with other staff including teachers, volunteers and other agency partners
    • Attend training and meeting as needed
    • Review students’ records, email staff with different requests, answer and make phones calls, do photocopying, faxing, filing, typing, and updating of waiting lists.
    • Pre and post test students’ English language skills using Best Plus software and Civics skills using the AACE
    • Call students for intake and testing appointments, for re-enrollment, to follow up on absences, etc. if/as needed
    • Enter notes in our database or Google forms about new class candidates, attendance, call notes, outreach work, scheduled appointments, test scores, etc.
    • Carry out registration and re-enrollment of students
    • Communicate via phone, email, etc. with team members and across the organization as needed to keep work moving smoothly
    • Complete other tasks, as needed, to support the department.

    Requirements:

    • Eligible to work in the US
    • Associate’s degree in Business Administration or related area of study
    • At least 2 years previous experience doing data entry and administrative work in an office setting
    • Must be fully bilingual in English and Spanish (spoken and written), and comfortable communicating in Spanish
    • Database experience

    Strongly preferred:

    • specific experience with ASISTS, Connect, Salesforce and Capricorn databases
    • experience not just entering data, but running and analyzing data reports and taking action to improve data quality and outcomes

    Job Competencies:

    • Ability to type at least 35 wpm and demonstrated computer experience using office programs including, Salesforce, ASISTS, Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.
    • Must have a strong ability to multi-task, meet deadlines as needed, learn fast, take initiative and work independently with high standards.
    • Must be a trustworthy individual, with the flexibility to work different days and hours, including occasionally during the evening and on weekends. Must be efficient, communicative, a team player and work well under pressure; Occasionally must be willing to support our work in Brooklyn or Staten Island, as needed.

    Compensation: Starting compensation is based on a scale set by a democratically-elected personnel committee and will depend on factors such as experience and education. MRNY offers a generous benefit package including health insurance and 401K.

    How to Apply: Please email résumé and cover letters ASAP to: AdultEDAdmin@maketheroadny.org

    Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Interviews will likely be held the week of March 25th.

    MRNY is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse staff. Women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and people of color strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, disability or marital status.

  • The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced Adult ESL instructor to provide ESL instruction to adults in the Bronx. Classes will meet from 9:30am-12:30pm. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. Bi-lingual Spanish and BEST Plus certification strongly preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate ” Bronx Morning ESL Instructor” in the subject line.

  • CUNY Start is an intensive program for incoming college students, both high school and GED graduates, who need to increase their academic proficiency in reading, writing and mathematics prior to enrollment in college credit classes. The program offers two program models: a day-time program for 25 hours a week that provides advisement and instruction in math and writing/reading; and an afternoon/evening program for 12 hours a week that provides integrated academic advisement components. The overall program is recognized for its carefully designed curriculum, pedagogy, ongoing professional development and supportive educator approach.

    For more information regarding the role and how to apply, please visit the below website.

    https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu/psp/cnyepprd/GUEST/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=19576&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

  • The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced Adult ESL Instructor to provide ESL instruction to adults in Queens (Forest Hills). Classes will meet in the evenings from 6-9pm. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. BEST Plus certification strongly preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate “Queens ESL Instructor” in the subject line.

  • Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking for an experienced High Level/Business ESL Instructor to provide ESL instruction to adult jobseekers in Manhattan. Classes are scheduled to meet Monday and Wednesday evenings. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. Bi-lingual Spanish and BEST Plus certification preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org.

  • The Adult Learning Center seeks dynamic ESOL instructors for evening classes in Borough Park, Brooklyn (very close to the D train Fort Hamilton Parkway stop). Scheduled start date is late February, and classes will meet on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 6pm – 9pm.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Customize instruction to create a high quality English curriculum and lesson plans for adults
    • Create a student-centered, engaging learning environment
    • Assess student progress and provide feedback
    • Administer and monitor student testing, including Best Plus and Best Literacy
    • Maintain attendance records and communicate with administrative staff and counselors regarding student absences and other issues
    • Complete 14 hours of professional development through Regional Adult Education Network (RAEN) offerings

    Qualifications:

    • BA or BS in education or related field, TESOL preferred
    • Minimum two years related teaching experience, preferably in grant-funded literacy programs
    • Experience creating thematic, content-based curricula
    • Best Plus certified preferred
    • Excellent interpersonal, writing and oral communication skills

    Hourly teaching rate starts at $32 per hour.

    Please send cover letter and resume to Leah Clay-Youman, Director of Special Projects: Lyouman@citytech.cuny.edu.

  • The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced Adult ESL instructor to provide Workplace Literacy/ESL instruction to adults in Brooklyn. Classes will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-9pm. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. Bi-lingual Russian or Spanish and BEST Plus certification strongly preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate ” Brooklyn Evening ESL Instructor” in the subject line.

  • The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced Adult ESL/Computer instructor to provide Digital Literacy/ESL instruction to adults in the Queens. Classes will meet in the evenings from 6-9pm. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. BEST Plus certification strongly preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate ” Queens ESL Instructor” in the subject line.

  • The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced Adult ESL instructor to provide ESL instruction to adults in the Brooklyn. Classes will meet in the mornings from 8:30-11:30am. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. BEST Plus certification strongly preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate ” Brooklyn Morning ESL Instructor” in the subject line.

  • Make the Road New York (MRNY) (www.maketheroadny.org) is a non-profit organization that builds the power of immigrant and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.

    Schedule and hours: M-Th 9am-12pm in our Jackson Heights office (12 teaching hours/ 6 prep hours, 1-2 hrs mtgs and calls to students = 20/wk total)

    Strongly Preferred: Teaching Certification or Masters in TESOL or math (as relevant to the position); experience working in community based social justice organizations; interest in collaboration and professional development with team members.

    Required: BA, at least 3 yrs. teaching experience, preferably teaching adults. Must be creative, organized, and committed to thematic instruction and learner-centered, participatory education; for ESOL classes must be able to speak some Spanish with students outside of class if not occasionally within class; Seeking candidates with senses of humor, good team players, teachers with excellent computer skills and BEST Plus certification (ESOL).

    Class Schedules/length of job:

    Classes will run from Jan 10th or so to mid/late June.

    Salary Information: Starting compensation is based on a scale set by a democratically- elected personnel committee and will depend on factors such as experience and education.

    How to Apply: Applicants should send resumes and cover letters ASAP to ptesolinstructor@maketheroadny.org

    Interviews will be held the first week of January and training will begin immediately afterward.

    MRNY is an equal opportunity employer. Women, LGBTQ, and people of color strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without Discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status.

  • The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced Adult ESL instructor to provide Workplace Literacy/ESL instruction to adults in the Bronx. Classes will meet in the mornings from 9am-12pm. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. Bi-lingual Spanish and BEST Plus certification strongly preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate ” Bronx Morning ESL Instructor” in the subject line.

    The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced Adult ESL instructor to provide Workplace Literacy/ESL instruction to adults in the Bronx. Classes will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-7pm. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. Bi-lingual Spanish and BEST Plus certification strongly preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate ” Bronx ESL Instructor” in the subject line.

    The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced Adult ESL instructor to provide Workplace Literacy/ESL instruction to adults in the Bronx. Classes will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-9pm. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. Bi-lingual Spanish and BEST Plus certification strongly preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate ” Bronx Evening ESL Instructor” in the subject line.

  • Make the Road New York (MRNY) (www.maketheroadny.org) is a non-profit organization that builds the power of immigrant and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.

    Make the Road New York’s Adult Literacy Department seeks a highly motivated, organized, dedicated and experienced manager to oversee all of the administrative work associated with our ESOL and ABE classes in MRNY’s Brooklyn location, as well as to provide support to MRNY’s Staten Island-based adult literacy staff member(s). The Adult Literacy Manager of Administrative work will support a dynamic Adult literacy program offering English, Citizenship preparation and health career job training classes to immigrant New Yorkers. The position will be based out of MRNY’s office in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

    Candidates must be bilingual in English and Spanish, and possess very strong computer and administrative skills. We need a trustworthy individual, with the ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours on a cyclical basis. In addition, candidates must be willing to travel occasionally to our Staten Island, and our Queens centers, as needed. Applicants must have at least 2 years previous experience working in an office setting. The ideal candidate must be efficient, communicative, and a team player who is able to multi-task and work well under pressure. They should also be able to meet deadlines as needed, be a fast learner, take initiative and work independently with high quality standards. In addition applicants must be able to type at least 35 wpm, and demonstrate strong proficiency with Google drive and Microsoft Office suite programs, as well as experience working with data entry in databases.

    Manager’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Training and management of administrative assistants and volunteers supporting MRNY’s Adult Literacy team’s admin work
    • Scheduling intake appointments for students and re-enrolling students in additional cycles
    • Pre and post testing of students using a variety of testing programs
    • Scheduling and managing outreach as well as enrollment of students in classes
    • Managing class attendance – entering information in MRNY’s database and tracking docs, calling absent students
    • Updating student records in MRNY’s database as needed
    • Reviewing students’ records
    • Communicating via phone, email, etc. with team members and across the organization as needed to keep work moving smoothly
    • As needed: photocopying, faxing, filing, typing, updating waiting lists, and assisting staff with any other job requests.
    • Attending trainings and meetings, including regular support meetings with supervisees and supervisor and mtgs with other admin team members

    Compensation: Starting compensation is based on a scale set by a democratically-elected personnel committee and will depend on factors such as experience and education. MRNY offers a generous benefit package including health insurance and 401K.

    Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Interviews will likely be held on August 10th. Persons of color, women, LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply. Please email a cover letter and resume to bklynadultlitadminmgr@maketheroadny.org. We will only contact those we wish to interview.

    MRNY is an equal opportunity employer. Women, LGBTQ, and people of color strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without Discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status.

  • (Note: this Coordinator job could develop into a more stable position as a Coordinator of Adult Ed Health Training programs, depending on funding).

    We need temporary PT workers to help us with work in June, as well as in the Summer and hopefully beyond the Summer in the school year beginning in September.

    Make the Road New York (www.maketheroadny.org) is a non-profit organization that builds the power of immigrant and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice. We do this through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services. We have 22,000 members and operate five community centers in Bushwick, Brooklyn; Jackson Heights, Queens; Port Richmond, Staten Island; Brentwood, Long Island and White Plains, NY.

    In our Jackson Heights, Queens office and our Bushwick, Brooklyn office:

    We need Temporary Part time Adult Education Administrative Support worker(s) to help with end of class cycle activities in June, possibly into the Summer and the school year. (We need more help in Brooklyn than in Queens and expect Brooklyn temp workers to work through the summer.)

    Temp PT workers could work 5 to 15 hrs/wk during busy periods, but the minimum number of hours will depend on your availability and the amount of work that comes up.

    In our Bushwick, Brooklyn office we also need:

    A Temporary PT Coordinator of Adult Education Admin work for Brooklyn and SI classes.

    This job could develop into a more stable position as a Coordinator of Adult Ed Health Training programs, but we won’t know until the summer for sure because of funding uncertainties. This job will be over 30 hrs/wk and will include the supervision of other PT staff and volunteers.

    Who should apply:

    • Candidates must be bilingual in English and Spanish, must be able to type at least 35 wpm, and have demonstrated computer experience in office programs including Salesforce, Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.
    • We need a trustworthy individual, with the flexibility to work different days and hours including during the evening and on occasional weekends in Brooklyn and Staten Island, and in our Queens center, as needed.
    • Applicants must have at least 2 years previous experience working in an office setting.
    • The ideal candidate must be efficient, communicative, a team player, and able to multi-task and work well under pressure.
    • A strong candidate should also be able to meet deadlines as needed, be a fast learner, take initiative and work independently with high quality standards.
    • Candidates with Associate’s degrees in relevant area of focus and experience are preferable.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Pre and post testing ESOL students using Best Plus software, and in Brooklyn the TABE test for health program students (training will be arranged)
    • Enrolling students in classes
    • Checking attendance in Salesforce database (training to be provided)
    • Entering in Salesforce referrals and other information as needed
    • Calling absent students and writing notes on Google master lists
    • Calling students on waiting lists to make intake appointments
    • Reviewing students’ records
    • Emailing staff with different requests
    • Re-enrolling students
    • Filling out surveys
    • Provide support to outreach and administrative staff
    • Answering and making phones calls, photocopying, faxing, filing, typing, updating waiting lists, and assisting staff with any other job requests.
    • Attending trainings and meeting as needed
    • Providing outreach for classes

    Compensation: Starting compensation is based on a scale set by a democratically-elected personnel committee and will depend on factors such as experience and education. MRNY offers a generous benefit package including health insurance and 401K.

    Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

    Interviews will likely be held the week of May 21st and/or 28th and again in June as needed. Persons of color, women, LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply.

    Please email a cover letter and resume to Adult-Lit-Coordinator@maketheroadny.org. Please be explicit about which position(s) you’re applying for.

    Only applicants of interest will be contacted.

  • 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 omartinez@unionsettlement.org

  • 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 snelson@riversidelanguage.org