The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc., has one full-time position open for August 2022. The Digital Literacy Instructor is responsible for carrying out The Immigrant Learning Center’s Digital Literacy Program through classes, workshops, trainings, one-on-one instruction, and coordination with other teachers, administrative staff, and partner organizations. The position begins on August 22, 2022, with one week of curriculum and professional development (Monday 8/22 – Friday 8/26 from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM). Classes will begin on Tuesday, September 6, 2022.
- Develop and lead a series of in-class digital literacy workshops:
- for adult ESOL students across multiple levels;
- teaching key concepts, language, and skills to improve student outcomes;
- informed by best practices and level-appropriate digital literacy standards;
- while coordinating with classroom teachers to align to class skills and content
- Offer remedial technology instruction on a regular basis to small groups or one-on-one, as needed and focusing on key tasks or areas of improvement.
- Provide periodic training to teachers as needed, on a group or one-on-one basis, to assist them in using and teaching about educational technology.
- Support teachers in the classroom as needed during classes that integrate use of technology, by helping with instruction and/or aiding students one-on-one as needed.
- Coordinate with partner organizations to connect our students to digital services such as free and low-cost devices and internet access.
- Assist students with personal technology problems, such as by troubleshooting basic device issues, contacting customer support, or directing students to other resources.
- Stay up to date on best practices in digital literacy instruction and digital literacy standards by participating in trainings, workshops, and meetings.
- Oversee storage, lending, and maintenance of The ILC’s educational devices such as Chromebooks, desktops, projectors, carts, headphones, etc.
- Collaborate with the Family Literacy Coordinator to develop ways to assist parents and child caretakers in navigating school websites and parent platforms.
- Participate in professional and curriculum development weeks as scheduled.
- Attend weekly teacher/program meetings or staff meetings as scheduled.
- Carry out additional digital instruction and other tasks as determined by the Director of English Language Programs.
- Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred
- Teaching certificate and/or experience working with the adult immigrant population
- Excellent digital/internet skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
- Ability to adapt teaching styles and materials to meet individual needs of students
- Ability to work collaboratively and share responsibility with team members
Classes meet approximately 44 weeks per year, with curriculum development and professional development weeks taking place outside of that time. Vacation, holidays, and sick time are included. Health insurance, dental insurance, and 401K are available. If you are interested, please send your resume, cover letter, and one sample lesson plan to Jessica Senat, Director of English Language Programs, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The ILC is located at 442 Main St, Malden, and is easily accessible by public transportation. We are an equal opportunity employer actively seeking candidates from diverse backgrounds.
We will review applications the week of July 11th, 2022.
All staff are required to show verification of full COVID vaccination and booster.