Teaching Opportunities

While AWLCI's various initiatives rely most on volunteer support and teaching in their classes, paid teaching opportunities are available. In addition to paid 1-on-1 tutoring opportunities for both ESOL and medical Spanish (email hr@awlci.org for more information), there are currently two opportunities available for classroom teaching.  Please read below for more details.

Free in-depth teacher training sessions and orientation is provided for instructors.  Training is unpaid and varies depending on experience, skill level, and project.  

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES​

ESOL

The Boston Community ESOL Center (BCEC) is seeking an instructor to teach English to community members with limited English proficiency in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Boston. This position is ideal for individuals interested in teaching while helping immigrant populations gain access to services and job opportunities. 

Classes will be held twice per week on Monday mornings and Wednesday evenings. Instructors will be paid up to $70 per 1-hour class.

Experience in teaching English or teaching under-served communities is preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creating weekly lesson plans

  • Developing interactive activities and using props and other supporting materials as necessary to enhance students' classroom experience

  • Actively engaging and interacting with students during class

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A proactive work ethic and professional demeanor

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • English fluency

  • Ability to work in a collaborative setting and willingness to apply feedback

  • Comfortable with teaching in small to medium size classroom environments

  • Ability to cater to a range of student skills, knowledge, ages and backgrounds

  • A patient and friendly personality

  • And most importantly, a strong desire to make a difference in the Boston community!

To apply, please fill out our application. After submitting your application form, the application process includes an interview, teaching a mock class, and leading a mock conversation group. 

MEDICAL SPANISH

The Boston Medical Spanish Center (BMSC) is always looking for enthusiastic instructors on a per program basis. These opportunities is a chance to help increase understanding between healthcare providers and Spanish-speaking patients, and to improve the quality of care these patients receive. 


These are paid (up to $45/hour) and volunteer teaching opportunities. Programs are often held at our various partner sites.   


Program details vary based on partner needs.  Instructors will be assigned to specific projects according to organizational needs.  Hours are project-based, meaning hours vary depending on the specific project assignment.  

RESPONSIBILITIES
All instructors will be responsible for communicating with students about class information, creating lesson plans if needed, and for setting up and breaking down classrooms.  Private tutoring opportunities are also available. Instructors may also be referred private students to tutor independently of the BMSC.  


QUALIFICATIONS
Teaching experience is strongly preferred. Spanish fluency and English proficiency is required.
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Fluency in Spanish and command of Spanish grammar

  • Ability to communicate in English

  • Comfortable with teaching in small classroom environments

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to cater to a range of student skills, knowledge, ages, and backgrounds

  • Fun, outgoing personality!

 

To apply, please fill out our application. After submitting your application form, the application process includes an interview, teaching a mock class, and leading a mock conversation group. 

AES World Languages and Cultures Institute, Inc.

90 Canal Street, 4th Floor

Boston, MA 02114

general.info@awlci.org

Phone: 617-237-6487

 

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