2013-14 GHCC-Sponsored AmeriCorps*VISTA Program
GHCC is accepting applications for more than 20 full time 2013-14 AmeriCorps*VISTA members, beginning in July 2013, to serve for a period of one year on projects designed to build organizational capacity and create sustainable solutions to eradicate poverty in Baltimore City and other Maryland communities. AmeriCorps*VISTA is not a job per se, but a full time service opportunity perfect for recent graduates or career changers seeking professional skills. Please click here to view the complete list of open positions and to learn more. Applications will be accepted until Friday, May 24 and positions begin Friday, July 26.
Adult Basic Education Teacher
Part-time openings are available 3 hours a day, 2 days a week for an 8-12 week class term. Morning classes are typically scheduled from 9:30 am-12:30 pm and evening classes from 6-9 pm, though hours may vary. Contractual employment includes additional paid time for training/professional development.
Primary duties include leading small group instruction in math and/or reading and writing, as well as assisting with learner needs and goal identification, implementation of standards-based instruction, and completion of required documentation on learner outcomes.
- B.A./B.S. degree required
- ABE/GED teaching experience preferred
- Familiarity with basic literacy and math instruction
- Sensitivity to adult learners’ needs
Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to the Center’s Assistant Director, Kim Bosworth(click to open a new email window).
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Teacher
The Adult Learning Center provides ESOL classes to adult learners from a variety of cultural backgrounds at the literacy, beginning, and intermediate levels. Classroom instruction is based on learners’ needs, skill levels, and the Core ESL Content Standards of the Maryland State Department of Education. Our classes are typically multi-level and we use the CASAS test to evaluate learners’ progress.
- B.A./B.S. in a related field; TESOL Certificate or Master’s degree in TESOL preferred
- Minimum of one year’s experience teaching ESOL to adults
- Experience working with adult students from diverse cultural backgrounds
- Ability to teach multi-level classes
- Organizational skills required to manage and complete administrative paperwork.
Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to the Center’s ESOL Instructional Specialist, Teddy Edouard (click to open a new email window).