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English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor job responsibilities

English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor

Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library

This part-time position of ESL instructor at the Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library is responsible for planning, teaching and evaluating assigned classes in accordance with the designated curriculum (up to 8 hours per week, including 6 hours of class time); for maintaining student class records; for fulfilling administrative duties as required and/or requested by the Library Director; and for participating in professional development activities such as workshops and meetings.

Our ESL Instructor is specifically responsible for performing the following essential job duties:

  • To teach speaking practice, vocabulary enrichment, reading/writing and language skills to students learning English as a Second Language (ESL).
  • To prepare lesson plans, exercises and tests.
  • To test, evaluate and counsel the student regarding his/her classroom performance.
  • To maintain a classroom environment conducive to learning.
  • To know and adhere to Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library policy and procedures.
  • To complete administrative paperwork as required or requested by the Library Director.
  • To maintain performance and attendance records.
  • To maintain Library ESL resource materials and files.
  • To participate in administrative meetings and professional development activities.
  • To participate in the employee evaluation process (i.e., classroom observations and follow-up discussions and the performance appraisal process).
  • To participate in activities during class hours and, when requested, to disseminate information about after-class activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional information:

Position is dedicated 6 hours per week, with up to 2 hours per week for planning. Schedule is currently 4-7 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Salary commensurate with experience and knowledge, ranging from $18-22/hour. This position received PTO and some paid holidays. Please drop off a letter of interest and resume to the library or email with these documents.


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