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ESL Intern (Remote)

New York City (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: New York City (United States of America)
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Translations and Languages
  • Closing Date:

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BACKGROUND:
Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a leading, non-sectarian, non-profit organization providing emergency relief, protection, rehabilitation assistance, resettlement services, and advocacy for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict. At work in over 40 countries and over 20 U.S. cities to restore safety, dignity and hope, the IRC leads the way from harm to home. 


The IRC New York office’s Family Education program provides free classes and educational services to our adult refugee and immigrant clients. They have diverse cultural and educational backgrounds. Moreover, they are highly adaptable, usually multilingual, and eager to start rebuilding their lives in America. At the IRC, they may enroll in on-site English classes, attend cultural orientation sessions, participate in workshops, and register for external educational opportunities.

SCOPE OF WORK:
Intern will support the ESL teacher in managing ZOOM (beginner and intermediate) modular “a la carte” English class to help newly arrived refugees and immigrants transition into the everyday aspects of life in the US. Using engaging and student-centered lessons, the intern will provide content-based instruction, support in conversation practice, teach and grade lesson activities. Finally, intern will collaborate with members of the Family Education team to ensure clients’ immediate educational needs are met.

. RESPONSIBILITIES:
·       Prepare for and teach ESL classes for immigrants, newly-arrived refugee and asylee clients, using interactive, learner-centered activities and ESL strategies
·       Assess adult students, document attendance and student progress
·       Communicate with the Family Education team and program coordinator about individual client progress and the best way to provide support as necessary
·       Plan and lead student excursions and field trips in New York City
·       Be open to receiving one teacher observation from the program coordinator
·       Attend regular check-ins with the Family Education Coordinator and team meetings

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