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Lead Instructor for Level 1-2 ESL Classes (West Seattle)

POSITION TITLE: Lead Level 1-2 ESL Classes in West Seattle


BACKGROUND AND PROGRAM SCOPE:

Neighborhood House partners with diverse individuals and families to build community and achieve their goals for health, education and self-sufficiency. The Neighborhood House Family Resource Center provides a variety of services to the High Point community. 

The Family Resource Center in currently offering level 1-2 ESL classes for students interested in improving their English language skills. The class (approximately 12 students) meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00am-12:30pm. On Tuesdays, the class is informal and an opportunity for students to practice what they have learned in class. On Thursdays, the class is run more traditionally with an instructor in front of the room. The volunteer would be asked to develop lesson plans in coordination with the other program instructors. 

Having volunteers present during these classes provides an opportunity for students to receive more personalized support based on their specific language development needs. We are seeking volunteers who are kind and who can work with our clients in a patient and respectful manner. 


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Preferred: TESOL certificate or equivalent previous experience.
  • Experience instructing ESL classes
  • Ability to work with a team of volunteers
  • Experience working in culturally diverse settings
  • Ability to work with people in a kind and patient manner

 

TIMEFRAME: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Ideally one volunteer could cover both classes, however, we would be willing to host two new volunteers, one per class.


LOCATION
Neighborhood House High Point Center
6400 Sylvan Way SW
Seattle, WA 98126


APPLYING

Anyone interested in volunteering for this position should complete our Volunteer Inquiry Form so that we can learn more about you.

For questions about this, or any other Neighborhood House volunteer positions, contact Courtney Jacob, Volunteer Services Manager, at (206) 461-8430 ext. 2006 or courtneyj@nhwa.org.