Bilingual Part-time ESOL Classroom Aide

The Bilingual English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Classroom Aide will work with ESOL Level 1 students in the Sound Learning Eve. ESOL Program on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday eves. from 5:30 to 8:30 pm in Shelton, WA.  This is a 9 hr/wk position and requires in-person teaching. The classroom aide will deliver Sound Learning curriculum and facilitate English language learning (reading, writing, math, speaking, listening, and technology skills) with adults and out-of-school youth (age 16+) who are immigrants. 

 

Students represent a variety of ages and abilities, and come from a range of ethnic, socio-economic and educational backgrounds. This position requires the ability to facilitate interactive learning with limited English speakers. The classroom aide will work collaboratively with and under the supervision of the ESOL Level 1-2 Instructor. Spanish language skills are required. This is a part-time, hourly position. Training will be provided.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the lead instructor with instruction during face-to-face classes.   

  • Follow provided lesson plans and activities which incorporate learner-centered themes and approaches.

  • Collaborate with the ESOL Instructor to deliver classes and support volunteer tutors placed in the classroom (if necessary).

  • Maintain close communication with the lead instructor.

  • Follow all COVID-19 protocols which include: mask wearing, social distancing, sanitizing and current on vaccination for COVID-19.

  • Orientation, training, and guidance will be provided by the lead instructor.

 

The Ideal Candidate will:  

  • Be bilingual in English and Spanish; Fluency in Mam a plus

  • Have a High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Have experience working with or interacting with immigrants

  • Be patient, flexible and creative

  • Be sensitive to cultural diversity

  • Be able to follow directions

  • Have strong communication skills

  • Have strong English language, reading, & writing skills

  • Be able to work independently, under direct supervision, and as part of a team

  • Must be vaccinated for COVID-19 as per school district policy

  • Prior teaching experience a plus (not required)

 

­Work Schedule: 

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.  (9 hours per week)

 

Pay:  $15.00/hr.

 

For information or questions please contact the Sound Learning office: 

(360) 426-9733; staff@soundlearning.co  

 

Your Application should include:  

  • A resume

  • A letter explaining your interest in this position, how your experience and skills meet our requirements and why you’re the right person for this job.

 

Please apply via e-mail to staff@soundlearning.co with ESOL Classroom Aide in the subject line, or drop your application materials off at our office: 133 W. Railroad Ave. Shelton, WA (please call first to be sure we are here).  Preferred application date: Dec. 1, 2021.  Position open until filled.