Adult Education - ESL Instructor

Chesterfield, VA, US
Apr 09, 2019
General Description

All employees start off as a substitute with the possibility of becoming permanent employees.

Adult ESOL instructors work part-time in a classroom setting two days per week providing instruction in the four skill areas, civics, and workplace readiness. Instructors plan and implement lessons based on a program curriculum and class syllabus. Instructors assist with program registration, assessment, and maintain reports and student records. Class periods last for 2.5 hours in morning and evening classes.

Essential Job Functions

  • Instructs students in English acquisition emphasizing reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills
  • Creates detailed lesson plans and syllabus
  • Attends 6 staff meetings and two professional development activities each year
  • Administers assessments each semester
  • Maintains student records, attendance, and testing information
  • Conducts conferences and reports student progress
  • Conducts follow-up with students as needed
  • Performs duties within required time frames
  • Communicates regularly with administration, teachers, and students
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Demonstrates commitment to improving professional competence.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Knowledge of effective practices and methodologies of instruction. Working skill in the use of technology to deliver instruction and support distance learning. Demonstrated ability to develop instructional goals to design and deliver instruction and assess students' learning. Demonstrated ability to organize, schedule and monitor work assignments. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, make decisions, and analyze problems.


  • Minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Must hold a valid Virginia teaching license.
  • Instructors should have teaching experience in the classroom, tutoring or related field work.
  • Instructors are expected to develop skills through professional development and maintain required certifications as mandated by the VDOE.

In addition to the on-line application, applicants are required to submit:


To complete their application, applicants must submit two (2) written references . When possible, references should be from a current or previous supervisor. References from a supervising teacher or professor are acceptable when there is no relevant prior work history.

Applicants may use the Chesterfield County Public Schools reference form or a signed, dated letter of reference .

Chesterfield County Public Schools Reference Form (Click on the wording.)

Chesterfield County Public Schools
Department of Human Resources
9900 Krause Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832

Applicants considered for employment must successfully complete the following background investigations/tests:
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal History Investigation
  • State Police Criminal History Investigation
  • Child Protective Services (CPS) Investigation
  • Tuberculosis Screening/Test

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