Translate to

Online Adult ESOL Instructor - Literacy Council of Northern Virginia (LCNV)

Posted: Aug 03, 2022

Literacy Council of Northern Virginia (LCNV) is seeking an experienced adult English language and literacy instructor who displays a high degree of professionalism, intercultural sensitivity, a belief in lifelong learning, and a strong commitment to families learning to join a committed, collaborative faculty in our Destination Workforce® program. The instructor will teach the Intensive English and Workforce Literacy class.

Pay: $25 / hour, includes teaching time and some planning time.


  • One part-time online position now through September 15, Mondays through Thursdays, 9:30 AM-1:30 PM.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Teach English and literacy using Zoom to adults of immigrant or refugee background representing a wide range of cultures and educational backgrounds.
  • Create engaging and effective lesson plans incorporating assigned textbooks, authentic materials, and technology.
  • Contextualize lessons for key topic areas, such as civics education, digital literacy, financial literacy, healthy literacy, and workforce preparation.
  • Collaborate with volunteer class aides to maximize classroom learning opportunities.
  • Record and update online class records, such as attendance, homework completion.
  • Participate actively in faculty meetings and student assessment.
  • Travel to the LCNV office to pick up and drop off materials.

Required Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years ESL/EFL classroom teaching experience with adults or other strong teaching background
  • Experience working with a diverse learner population
  • Experience facilitating high quality remote instruction, preferably with Zoom
  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Adult Education, or a closely related field
  • Completion of a 120-hr TESOL certificate (with 6-hour practice teaching)
  • Experience in teaching computer skills and in incorporating technology to engage, enhance, and extend learning
  • Experience teaching adult emergent readers and learners with limited or no prior formal schooling
  • Proficiency in another language (especially Dari or Pashto)

Resume and cover letter required.

The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law.

MCAEL Publications


Finda an ESOL Class with MCAEL


MCAEL Meetings and Workshops for Providers and Instructors


Online Resources


MCAEL Calendar of Events


Find a Job or Volunteer with MCAEL


© 2022  |  privacy policy