ABE/HSE Reading & Writing Teacher (P/T)

The Lehman College Adult Learning Center is seeking a dynamic part-time ABE/HSE Reading & Writing Teacher to work with a diverse group of adult learners.  The class meets twice a week for three hours each day. The position begins in September 2018; starting salary is $32/hr. The Lehman ALC is currently hiring for morning classes.

Essential duties include:

  • Providing high-quality theme-based instruction to help students develop their reading and writing skills
  • Designing engaging lessons to help students foster a love of reading and learning
  • Collaborating with staff and teachers to develop best teaching practices and enriching materials
  • Reviewing and communicating class progress with both staff and students
  • Actively partaking in in-house teacher meetings and citywide professional development
  • Maintaining class attendance and communicating with students about program participation issues
  • Participating in new student orientations and program-wide events and activities
  • Conducting required assessments including TABE and TASC Readiness exams
  • Having a willingness to learn and become part of the ALC community of teachers and learners

Education Requirements:
Candidate must have Bachelor’s degree and relevant teaching and education experience. Prior adult education experience, Master’s Degree a plus.

How to apply:

Please submit resume and cover letter to brian.rausse@lehman.cuny.edu with position title in the subject line.

Posted 8/20/18

Part Time ESOL & Citizenship Instructor Positions

The Adult Learning Center is looking to fill part-time instructor positions including ESOL and Citizenship for daytime, evening, and Saturday sessions. Classes offered at the NYC College of Technology and offsite locations. Classes scheduled to start in September.

Responsibilities include:

  • Customize instruction to create a high quality English curriculum/lesson plans for adults
  • Create a student-centered, engaging learning environment
  • Assess student progress and provide feedback
  • Administer and monitor student testing, including Best Plus and Best Literacy
  • Maintain attendance records and communicate with administrative staff and counselors regarding student absences and other issues
  • Complete 14 hours of professional development through Regional Adult Education Network (RAEN) offerings


  • BA or BS in education or related field, TESOL
  • Minimum two years related teaching experience, preferably in grant-funded literacy programs
  • Experience creating thematic, content-based curricula
  • Best Plus certified preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and oral communication skills

Hourly teaching rate starts at $32 per hour

Please send cover letter and resume to Giovanna Perciballi, Assistant Director of Education Programs at gperciballi@citytech.cuny.edu. Please indicate availability and class section preference (day, evening, Saturday) in cover letter.

Posted 8/20/18

Part Time ESOL Teacher for Medical Assistant Training Program

New York City College of Technology, CUNY Division of Continuing Education

The Adult Learning Center is seeking an experienced and dynamic ESOL instructor to teach a contextualized (health sector) upper level class. The class meets during the daytime twice a week at the Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center near City Tech. ESOL instruction will support students co-enrolled in a Medical Assistant training program with the goal of pursuing a career in health care. The instructor attends meetings, creates lesson plans and develops curricula.


  • Design and develop a contextualized ESOL curriculum for Medical Assistant trainees based on input from Medical Assistant professors, current research, and best practices
  • Deliver engaging, practical, contextualized classes that include a variety of experiential instructional techniques to strengthen the skills necessary for successful completion of the Medical Assistant program
  • Create a student-centered learning environment to maximize student participation and promote self-sufficiency
  • Track student progress to ensure that participants progress satisfactorily – adjust activities and assignments as needed
  • Work with the Educational Case Manager to assist students in setting and managing goals
  • Collaborate with City Tech and BEOC personnel to meet program goals and objectives


  • BA in education or related field; MA preferred
  • Experience developing and teaching contextualized ESOL to adults. Must be well-versed in student-centered learning and approaches
  • Knowledge or experience related to the health field desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team required
  • Must have solid writing ability and be well organized
  • Comfortable with technology and online resources in a classroom setting

Salary range: $40 – $50 P/H, depending on experience and qualifications

For more information or to apply for the position, please contact:

Leah Clay-Youman, Director of Special Projects at LYouman@citytech.cuny.edu or (718) 552-1132


posted 8/13/18

PT Alumni Retention Coordinator at CUNY Fatherhood Academy, Hostos Community College

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Alumni Retention Coordinator will monitor the progress of CUNY Fatherhood Academy graduates and identify additional services that may be needed as they move into training, college and/or the world of work. The program’s central focus is to help young fathers prepare for and enroll into college with the understanding that earning a college degree is the most effective path toward providing long-term economic sustainability for themselves and their families.

General Duties

  • Utilize technology: telephone, text, e-mail and social media networking sites to connect and engage current CUNY Fatherhood Academy participants and graduates
  • Research and connect participants with educational and vocational opportunities based on their individualized long-term goals, as appropriate.
  • Work with all support staff in an effort to re-engage hard-to-reach participants
  • Provide holistic and comprehensive alumni retention case management services to all program alumni including: evaluating intake assessment, benefit assessment, goal setting, personal and professional development, advocacy and referrals
  • Develop with the student a mutually agreed-upon alumni service plan reflecting assessment findings goals. Update the plan with students as required.
  • Maintain a caseload of current and former CUNY Fatherhood Academy graduates
  • Experience working with particular target populations, especially young adults or disconnected youth, strongly preferred
  • Able to work in the mornings and some evenings as needed


Additional Responsibilities

  • Attend internal and external meetings, conferences, workshops, and other training opportunities as needed and/or required
  • Maintain a caseload and meet regularly with alumni to assist in the obtainment of needed services/benefits to achieve their individual service plan goals; submit case notes on a weekly basis
  • Conduct workshops focused on personal and professional development
  • Assist with TABE test monitoring as needed basis
  • Provides data for participant activity tracking reports. Develops/monitors participant incentive programs to increase productivity and engagement in programs;
  • Assists in organizing field trips, off-site family events, job fairs and graduation ceremonies; and



  • Bachelor degree required. Training in social work and/or counseling required. Experience working with large client population strongly preferred. Experience with and commitment to working with low-income families and individuals, especially young adults.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Excellent time management, organizational and computer software skills. Strong commitment to the work of CUNY Fatherhood Academy.

Hourly Rate: $35 – $42 an hour, depending on experience, up to 25 hours per week

For more information, contact: 718-518-6831 or visit http://www.hostos.cuny.edu/Administrative-Offices/Division-of-Continuing-Education-Workforce-Develop/CFA.

posted 8/2/18

HSE in Spanish Instructor (PT)

The Adult Learning Center at NYC College of Technology, CUNY seeks dynamic Spanish HSE and pre-HSE teachers for Saturday classes (9 AM – 3 PM) in downtown Brooklyn. Classes scheduled to start in September.  Responsible for curriculum development, instruction, assessment and record keeping.  Must be able to teach all subjects, be especially strong in math and writing, and have demonstrated experience developing interdisciplinary HSE curricula. Will attend professional development meetings and work collaboratively with case management, administrative, and teaching staff.  Must be creative, organized, and committed to learner-centered, participatory education.   BA, 2 yrs. experience teaching HSE, and knowledge of the TASC exam required.  MA + experience with theme-based instruction pref.  Letter & résumé to Leah Clay-Youman, lyouman@citytech.cuny.edu.

posted 7/25/18

Teaching at The CUNY Adult Literacy/HSE/ESOL Program

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