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English Language Instructor

Collaborative for Educational Services
Springfield, MA, US

Job Details

Department: Massachusetts Migrant Education Program

Title: English Language Instructor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Reports to: State Program Director

Purpose: Supports individual and group learning for academic and summer term program sessions

Essential Functions:
  • Under the direction of the OSY Coordinator, support your caseload of students in the advancement of their English proficiency and other academic goals
  • Keep track of students attendance and progress
  • Communicate with the OSY Coordinator about students progress and needs
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Participate in curriculum training when relevant
  • Participate in internal MMEP program trainings when relevant
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university or 2+ years work experience in teaching high school aged English Language Learners
  • Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish is required
  • Comfortable with learning and social media platforms (Whatsapp, Google Classroom, Google Meet)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Valid/Current Massachusetts Teacher Certification and or TESOL Certification
  • Three (3) years experience in teaching/instruction
Physical Demands:
  • Ability to multi-task and respond to demanding job duties with a positive mindset
  • Must be able to communicate and converse effectively with youth and adults from multiple backgrounds and cultures in Spanish
  • Position requires the ability to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment
  • Ability to provide teaching and learning through Google Classroom, Meet, and/or Zoom as well as other blended learning tools and software technologies
Work Conditions:
  • Requires working a flexible schedule including evenings, to accommodate student schedule
  • Employees are expected to follow CES Workplace Safety Standards and required COVID-19 prevention and mitigation protocols.
  • May require travel and meeting students in the community (if teaching in-person)
Terms of Employment:
  • Part-time; 10-15 hours a week, hours are dependent on program needs
  • $25-30/hour
We are looking for folks who want to work Sunday afternoon/evenings in particular.

CES is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome candidates from all cultural, ethnic and racial backgrounds. Candidates whose backgrounds are well suited to understanding and addressing the needs of the diverse student populations we serve are encouraged to apply.


We are a non-profit educational service agency, committed to reaching and educating learners of all ages, and experienced in working with educators to help students learn and succeed.

Students are at the heart of our work.

We are a community of innovative and effective professionals dedicated to improving education. We know that everyone is a learner from the day they are born, and we know how to create classrooms and other environments in which every learner can flourish. We know how to reach, inspire, support and educate children, youth and adults, and we help others to do the same.

Founded in 1974, we are governed by representatives from our member school districts in Hampshire and Franklin Counties. We partner with students, families, schools and districts, educators; and communities across Massachusetts and in the region to create and improve educational opportunities both in and out of the classroom and ensure that every child has the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

CES directs major initiatives in Early Childhood, Special Education, After School Programs, Professional Development, Educator Licensure, Technology in Education, Social Justice in Education, English Learner Education, and the education of vulnerable youth.

Our Mission

Our mission is to develop and foster educational excellence and opportunity for all learners through collaboration, and leadership. 

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