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ESL Teacher for Adults (Part Time)

East Bay Agency For Children Oakland, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

East Bay Agency for Children, also known as EBAC, is looking for a talented and passionate individual with a commitment to social justice to join our incredible team. EBAC's mission - to improve the well-being of children, youth and families by reducing the impact of trauma and social inequities - motivates our amazing staff to create change for our program participants each and every day.

For 5 years EBAC has been named a Top Workplace by the Bay Area News Group, reflecting our supportive and fulfilling work environment. As an EBAC staff member, you can enjoy a healthy work/life balance through generous paid time off and excellent benefits. A career with EBAC will make you part of a well-established and respected agency with an inspiring team of people furthering a compelling mission.


East Bay Agency for Children currently has an opportunity for a English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher to provide intensive ESL classes to adult English language learners. ESL classes for families are a key component in our services. It serves two important purposes:

  1. Position parents to improve employment potential and family literacy by increasing English language skills;
  2. Help parents become positive role models for their children by attending school and doing homework.

The program aims to provide a supportive environment for adult learners. Free childcare is provided for all classes. ESL works with other components of the Family Resource Center to meet family needs, to actively engage parents in their children education, and involve them in broader community issues.

Candidates should have the ability to work Mondays-Thursday nights from 8-10pm.

The ESL Class would run three days a week for two hours a session for 40 weeks (school year).


  • Bachelor's Degree required; Master Degree preferred
  • One year experience working with low-income and/or immigrant population required.
  • One year experience in ESL teaching required.
  • TESOL certification preferred.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Ability to provide effective and engaging ESL instruction
  • Knowledge and understanding of a variety of assessment tools
  • Ability to track and analyze data to monitor progress towards milestones
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to establish positive working relationships with students, staff and volunteers
  • Ability to function with minimal supervision, follow directions, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work with people of varied cultural and socio-economic backgrounds


  • Provide a nurturing, supportive, and positive learning environment, with high expectations for students
  • Prepare and deliver lesson plans in line with program goals, philosophy, and curriculum
  • Build positive and respectful relationships with students
  • Communicate consistently and assist in identifying needs of students
  • Maintain accurate records of student attendance
  • Monitor student progress
  • Modify instructional program of students based on student data
  • Complete administrative tasks as define and by set deadlines.


  • Program headquarters is in a one story building with stairs. Work is primarily in a classroom setting.
  • Periodic lifting up to 25 pounds is occasionally required.
  • Periodic driving is required.

EBAC offers a uniquely generous time off package and an outstanding benefits package that includes health; chiropractic; dental; voluntary life insurance (for yourself and your family), AD&D and SDT; accident and critical illness coverage (for yourself and family); flexible spending for medical, child care and commuter benefits; 403b retirement program; legal insurance; and, agency paid life insurance and long term disability coverage.

East Bay Agency for Children is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diverse candidates to apply. No phone calls please.

East Bay Agency For Children

Why Work Here?

You will be joining a well-managed and financially stable organization dedicated to improving the well-being of children.

We are very proud of our organization and the meaningful difference it has made over the years in the lives of so many children and their families. In joining EBAC, you will become part of a highly skilled, diverse team of colleagues who are dedicated to helping some of our most vulnerable children achieve academic success and more hopeful futures. You will also be joining a well-managed and financially stable organization that is consistently highly-rated and respected by community mental health leaders and school administrators, principals, teachers, and students and their families. East Bay Agency for Children's endeavor to create a positive work culture is acknowledged by our employees. Employee responses to the 2018 Bay Area News Group survey ranked EBAC among the top 100 Workplaces in the Bay Area! A career with East Bay Agency for Children will make you a part of a great agency, a great group of people, and a great mission. We are committed to maintaining a truly supportive work environment that reflects our values and culture. Being an EBAC staff member offers a unique opportunity to achieve a healthy work/life balance through generous paid time off and excellent benefits.


Oakland, CA