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English As A Second Language (ESL) Instructor - Part-time

The Adult Education Center
Pearland, TX
$25 an hour - Part-time


Pearland, TX

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ESL Instructor (Part-time)
About us

For 35 years, the Adult Education Center has positively transformed adult learners’ lives through our impactful, literacy programs. Our flagship programs include: The Adult Basic Education, High School Equivalency, English as a Second Language, Citizenship, Employment Preparation/Job Readiness, and Entrepreneurship Training.

Overview: The English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor is responsible for the teaching of ESL in compliance with Texas Adult Education and Literacy Content Standards while integrating civics and job skills into lesson delivery. Helps students meet their educational, personal and professional goals while building a strong community in the classroom.


  • Plan, organize, and provide instruction in English that meet state and federal standards;
  • Provide instruction that is consistent and coordinated with state and federal instructional standards to ensure that students meet and exceed learning targets;
  • Develop and deliver lesson plans and syllabi that utilize a broad range of appropriate teaching techniques and strategies;
  • Address all aspects of communication through appropriate instruction that develops each student’s ability to read, write, speak, and listen in the appropriate content area;
  • Maintain complete and accurate records of student progress and evidence of growth and progress;
  • Provide a nurturing and supportive learning environment that encourages student responsibility and incorporate suitable instructional strategies;
  • Adapt supplemental curricular material along with Burlington English CORE to provide individual, small group, and/or remedial instruction as to meet the needs of individual students and subgroups of students;
  • Manage allotted instructional time to maximize student achievement;
  • Contacts students when absent to ensure a higher level of retention;
  • Utilize public library resources;
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task to meet deadlines;
  • Perform other duties as may be requested by the Director of Education and Programs


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Bi-lingual or equivalent in one language other than English preferred, but not required
  • English native speaker preferred or equivalent in English required
  • One year of experience teaching ESL
  • Computer Proficient in Microsoft Office products (particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)


  • Personal and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Organizational skills;
  • Ability to keep concise records;
  • Compassionate and Nurturing;
  • Ability to incorporate technology in the classroom;
  • Ability to facilitate group discussion, analyze situations, and draw conclusions;
  • Problem-solving skills;
  • Adaptability to Change;
  • Ability to establish and maintain constructive relationships.

Working Environment:

  • This position operates in a professional office environment. This role currently uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $25.00 per hour

Work Location: Multiple locations