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 or (718) 552-1132


posted 8/13/18