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Adult ESL Instructor Assistant Intern (Evening or Day)

New York City

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: New York City
  • Grade: Internship - Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Translations and Languages
  • Closing Date:

May 1, 2023
May 2023-August 2023, opportunity to extend
Introduction to English, Monday - Thursdsay 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM 
High Beginner - Monday and Wednesday 5 PM to 8 PM
Intermediate - Tuesday and Thursday 5 PM to 8 PM
Adult ESL Instructor

BACKGROUND: International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. At work in more than 40 countries and over 20 U.S. cities, the IRC provides resettlement, education and empowerment support to refugees and displaced people. 

SCOPE OF WORK: Intern will support the ESL teacher in supporting students participating in either the Introduction to English class, Beginner class, or High Intermediate Class. These classes are in person at the IRC office. The classes support refugees and immigrants transition into the everyday aspects of life in the US. Using engaging and student-centered lessons, the intern will help with administrative tasks, lead activities, support in conversation practice, and substitute. Finally, intern will collaborate with members of the Adult Education team to ensure clients’ immediate educational needs are met.   

Assist lead teacher in ESL classes for immigrants, newly arrived refugee and asylee clients, using interactive, learner-centered activities   
Record daily attendance for the class  
Assist with Post testing students at the end of the course 
Assist with class prep (creating fun and interactive activities) 
Conduct outreach to students to ensure attendance  
Meet with lead teacher to receive instruction and guidance on role in class  
Provide additional group tutoring for students (1-2 hours per week; flexible) 

Intern will learn how to effectively manage a classroom with students of various backgrounds and English Language levels. 
Intern will learn to work as team to effectively prepare and execute lessons and activities. 
Intern will focus on ONA (Office of New Americans) goals and developing students’ workplace and post-secondary language skills 

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