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Adult ESL teacher

Posted: Aug 18, 2022

The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia is seeking experienced ESOL instructors who display a high degree of professionalism, intercultural sensitivity, a belief in lifelong learning, and a strong commitment to adult learners to join a committed, collaborative faculty. Looking for an experienced adult ESL teacher of integrated skills classes to work in our Beginning English program on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM for the upcoming fall semester in Lorton, VA

Pay is $20 / hour.

Job Type: Part-time

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Teaching English to classes of adult immigrants and refugees representing a wide range of cultures and educational backgrounds.
  • Creating engaging and effective lesson plans incorporating assigned textbooks, authentic materials, and technology.
  • Collaborate with volunteer class aides to maximize classroom learning opportunities.
  • Record and update online class records, such as attendance, homework completion.
  • Support volunteer instructors and class aides at the site.
  • Participate actively in faculty meetings and student assessment.
  • Assist with class registrations.
  • Travel to the LCNV office in Falls Church to pick up and drop off materials.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds of books and other materials. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years ESL/EFL classroom teaching experience with adults or other strong teaching background
  • Experience working with a diverse learner population
  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Adult Education, or a closely related field
  • Completion of a 120-hr TESOL certificate (with 6-hour practice teaching)
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in incorporating technology such as mobile devices and SMART boards to enhance language learning
  • Proficiency in another language

Resume and Cover letter required.

The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law.

COVID Considerations:

Everyone – students, teachers, and class aides – must show proof of an initial course of vaccination against COVID-19 and at least one booster, if they are eligible. Masks are optional at this time. LCNV will continue to comply with local and site-specific COVID-19 regulations as they are determined.

Interested applicants can send their resume and cover letter to Megan Ardovini (

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