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ESL Coordinator (Part Time - Temporary)

Company: Paid US
Location: Greenville
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

Are you a person of compassion? An advocate for justice? Someone who stands up for the rights of the vulnerable and speaks out for the marginalized, the exploited and the forgotten? Do you believe in our calling as Christians to welcome the least of these and love our neighbor?

If you answered 'yes', to any of the above, World Relief, and millions of people around the world need you.

This position is primarily responsible for building out a network of ESL partners and volunteer tutors focused on English for everyday life, work and school situations. This position helps move students through referrals and tutor training for long-term stability and healthy integration by helping them quickly gain the practical skills necessary for integration and employment.

Compensation: $18.00-$19.00 DOE

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Develop a network of ESL partners in Greenville and Spartanburg country
  • Refer refugee and immigrant clients to English learning opportunities
  • Assist with student enrollment in ESL programs
  • Develop WR Upstate SC's ESL tutoring program
  • Grow and train WR Upstate SC's volunteer ESL tutor team
  • Pair and monitor volunteer ESL tutors with refugee and immigrant students
  • Report English learning activities to the Resettlement and Employment case managers
  • Follow up with students, tutors, and ESL partners to confirm ongoing participating in ESL programming
  • Support to English tutors and ESL partner organizations through resource development, training, consulting, and ongoing problem solving

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

    • Self-starter who takes initiative and can plan and achieve goals with minimal supervision
    • Must be organized with attention to detail
    • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written)
    • Sensitivity to the development stages and well-being of ELLs
    • Experience in English teaching, curriculum development, and program coordination
    • Excellent computer skills, including fluency with Microsoft Office and Outlook, as well as ability to manage data

      REQUIREMENTS:

      • Mature and personal Christian faith
      • Committed to the mission, vision, and values of World Relief
      • Desire to serve and empower the Church to impact vulnerable communities
      • Able to affirm and/or acknowledge World Reliefs Core Beliefs, Statement of Faith, Christian Identity and National Evangelicals For the Health of The Nation document
      • Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills
      • B.A./M.A. in TESOL OR approved TESOL Certificate with related MA, or BA with TEFL certificate and relevant experience
      • ESL teaching experience or teaching internship
      • Ability to work in a challenging, fluid and often changing environment
      • Excellent interpersonal skills and cross-cultural skills, including ability to communicate and build lasting relationships and partnerships with participants, volunteers, partner organizations, and staff
      • Enjoy learning, teaching, and helping others

        PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

        The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

        • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations
        • The ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-15 pounds
        • Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read application information
        • The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear

          WORK ENVIRONMENT:

          • General office setting
          • Great lengths of time working on computer, reading from computer screen, entering information, standing at copier or fax machine, and some time on the phone or in skype meetings may be required
          • Year-end archiving activities involve repeated lifting and bending
          • Physical, emotional and intellectual demands
          • Equipment used: Employee computer (desktop or laptop), printer, and copier
          • All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Individuals may be required to perform any other job-related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. This position description is not all-inclusive and is always under review.

            Temporary Benefits depending on their local office:

            World Relief offers:

            • Sick Leave (Washington, City of Chicago, Maryland, California)
            • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

              World Relief Discounts (Immediately Eligible):

              • Verizon
              • Pet Insurance through Nationwide
              • Home and Auto insurance through Liberty Mutual

                We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

                For World Relief staff, strong commitment to the mission, vision, and values of World Relief is essential, and Christian faith is a prerequisite for employment, based upon United States federal guidelines provided in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

                Legal Background in the United States

                World Relief is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. This means that we conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of World Relief as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs, so that all staff share the same religious commitment.

                Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a) World Relief has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with World Relief's Statement of Faith.

Keywords: Paid US, Greenville , ESL Coordinator (Part Time - Temporary), Other , Greenville, South Carolina

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