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  • 07/16/2014 9:09 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    AmeriCorps ESL-Family Literacy Teacher 

    Posted: July 11, 2014 until filled 

    Full-time for 10 months (position is from late August 2014 – June 2015) 

    Pay: total 10-month living stipend of $12,100 (distributed biweekly) 

    Location: Grand Rapids and Wyoming area 

    The Literacy Center of West Michigan is seeking highly-effective teachers to help parents in area schools learn English as a Second Language, and develop strategies to support their children’s literacy. The ideal candidates for this full-time teaching position will be detailed-oriented, experienced, autonomous, and bilingual in Spanish. This position requires the selected candidates to be screened and approved through the national AmeriCorps program. 

    Position Overview: 

    ESL Instruction: 

     Teach adult ESL classes: (6 classes per week/2 hours per class) to parents in Grand Rapids Public Schools and Godwin Heights Public Schools on-site at the schools 

     Develop contextualized lesson plans and activities that address parent goals and needs 

     Execute components of our Family Literacy model, including weekly parenting discussions 

     Attend school events to promote the program and recruit potential parents 

     Administer parent surveys and assessments 

     Maintain accurate and up-to-date attendance and progress records 

     Submit required data and reports by specified deadlines 

     Plan, coordinate, and execute monthly literacy events for the parents and their children 


     Work closely with school staff to build relationships and promote program 

     Publicize the Schools of Hope Family Literacy Program in the community 

     Attend staff meetings of assigned school, the Literacy Center of West Michigan, and AmeriCorps 

     Participate in periodic AmeriCorps events to promote civic engagement 

    Minimum Qualifications: 

     College degree, some coursework in education, English as a Second Language, or Linguistics highly preferred 

     Preference given to candidates who are bilingual in Spanish 

     Knowledge of the English language and ability to think analytically about language 

     Experience teaching or tutoring ESL 

     Interest in family and children’s literacy issues 

     Strong relationship-building skills to develop partnerships with school staff and other agencies 

     Ability to meet weekly and monthly deadlines 

     Ability to collaborate with coworkers in close environment, yet able to display independent 

    Literacy Center of West Michigan (LCWM) “Building a literate community and transforming lives by strengthening reading and language skills.” 


     High-level knowledge of technology 

     Valid driver’s license and personal transportation 

     Schedule flexibility for required day and evening responsibilities 

    AmeriCorps Requirements: 

     Must pass local, state, and national FBI background and sex offender registry check 

     Must be U.S. citizens, national, or legal permanent residents of the United States 

     Full-time (42.5 hours per week) with little time off during 10-month required service period 

     Day & evening hours necessary, with some weekend hours required 

     An Educational Award of $5,550 will be available at the end of service period to members who fulfill service-hour requirements 

     Basic health insurance, childcare benefits, and loan forbearance may be provided for those who qualify 

     For more information on AmeriCorps, please visit 

    For more information about the services of the Literacy Center of West Michigan, please visit 

    To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Dan Drust at 

    The Literacy Center of West Michigan is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, 

    and supports National Career Readiness Certification. 

  • 07/07/2014 7:50 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    The University of Michigan-Flint seeks a full-time Language Assessment Specialist (Temp).
    Details are available at
    Online application is required. Applications are due by July 15, 2014
  • 06/30/2014 2:10 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    CaMLA, a not-for-profit collaboration between the University of Michigan and the University of Cambridge in the field of language assessment, is looking for freelance speaking test examiners based in the Ann Arbor area. This is an excellent opportunity for ESL practitioners to gain insights and practical experience in the field of language assessment. 


    The Graduate Student Instructor Oral English Test is a performance test that assesses the English-language proficiency of prospective Graduate Student Instructors at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, whose undergraduate education was at an institution in which the language of instruction was not English. Each test takes approximately 25-30 minutes to complete. All examiners must participate in training and certification prior to administering tests. Examiners facilitate test administration in compliance with set CaMLA protocols, score candidate performance in accordance with set rating scale criteria, set up audio-recording equipment, pick up and return testing materials to CaMLA offices, and complete post-administration reports and paperwork.


    Examiners must be willing to commit to 2-hour testing blocks during regular office hours.  The majority of testing takes place in the following time periods:

    ·          August-September

    ·          November-December

    ·          March-May

    Desired Qualifications:

    ·          Master’s degree in TESOL, Language Testing, Linguistics, or a related field

    ·          3 years of experience teaching oral skills to ESL/EFL students in a higher education setting

    ·          3 years of experience assessing oral communication

    Desired Skills:

    ·          excellent language awareness and oral and written communication skills in English;

    ·          attention to detail;

    ·          flexibility; and

    ·          ability to work as a member of a team.

    Compensation: $20/test administration


    Training will begin as soon as possible, in time for the August test administration. For more information, please contact Kristin Erin Graw at

  • 06/29/2014 12:44 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    The University of Michigan-Flint seeks a full-time English Language Program Instructor.

    Details are available at Online application is required. Applications are due by July 23, 2014.

  • 06/27/2014 10:51 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Community Literacy Assistant and Receptionist

    Part-time, Wednesday-Friday, 20 hours, administrative assistant position, pay range is $12.50-$18.14/hour.  Community Literacy Initiative and Literacy Center of West Michigan seek administrative support. Bilingual in Spanish. Minimum Associates Degree. Résumés accepted on or before July 11, 2014. Visit for details. 


    Full-Time Program Assistant: Customized Workplace English

    Full time (40 hours) administrative assistant position, starting at $12.50/hour. The Literacy Center of West Michigan seeks administrative support for the Customized Workplace English program. Bilingual in English/Spanish. Résumés accepted on or before July 11, 2014.

    Visit for details.


  • 06/16/2014 11:30 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    A newly forming high school in China, Qingdao International Academy is in need of an ESL teacher willing to relocate to Qingdao China and be a member of the school advance team.

    Qingdao International Academy plans to operate as a sister school to International Academy in Oakland County MI and will be under the direction of Lambert Okma, founder/first principal of the International Academy.  Compensation will be by US standards. 

    Interested teachers should email Lambert Okma at We plan to locate the start-up team as early as August, 2014.

  • 05/20/2014 3:09 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)
    We are soliciting resumes for the June/July 2014 term for ESL instructors at Language Center International. Classes meet Monday to Thursday from 8:30 to 6:30. Our summer term, second session, runs from June 23-August.  I am interviewing for full and part-time openings. Our program has continued to expand, we have several instructors on leave for the June/July term and we are seeking additional instructors to add to our
    current staff.

    Full-time Positions Expanding ESL program:
    Applicants must have an MA degree or higher in ESL, English, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or Foreign Languages and experience teaching ESL at a postsecondary level in a classroom environment. Additionally, applicants should possess a minimum of three months of full-time equivalent ESL or foreign language teaching experience or a certificate in teaching ESL or foreign language that includes a practice teaching component; experience instructing adult international students at a postsecondary level; native or near native abilities in English with minimal errors in writing and speaking; the ability to teach all subjects at all levels effectively; and excellent communication skills and knowledge of computer operations. Knowledge of a second language and overseas experience are preferable but not required.
    Starting salary $26,500 to $28,000 (based on experience) plus 100% employer funded health care for the instructor. Bonuses and pension plan are additional benefits.

    Part-time Positions Expanding ESL program:
    All applicants must have a minimum of a BA degree. Preference is given to applicants with an MA or higher in ESL, English, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or Foreign Languages. Applicants without a degree in ESL should have a minimum of the equivalent of three months of full-time ESL teaching experience, or a certificate in teaching ESL or foreign language that includes a practice teaching component. All applicants should have experience working with adult international students; possess native or near native abilities in English with minimal errors in writing and speaking and have good communication skills and knowledge of computer
    operations. Knowledge of a second language and overseas experience are preferable but not required.

    New part-time instructors with a BA start at $22.00 per hour. MA instructors start at $23 to $25, depending on the assignment. Bonuses and pension plan are additional benefits.

    Please send a cover letter and resume to

    Jo-Len Braswell
    Language Center International
    24445 Northwestern Hwy Ste 209
    Southfield MI 48075
  • 05/07/2014 9:20 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)
    From: Pati Baur <>; 
    Subject: English teacher needed in Saline 

    My name is Pati Baur and I work for Global LT,, a language training company.  Our company provides expatriates and their families with foreign language and English as a second language instruction around the world. 
    We are currently looking for an English teacher in Saline MI for a client of ours who would like their employee to receive English lessons.
    The Student would like to meet twice a week for 1hour on:
    Tuesday from 11:00 to noon and Friday from 13:00 to 14:00 at his offices on Platt Road.
    The student has an advanced English proficiency level and his native language is Japanese.
    He would like to commence classes as soon as possible. The duration of the class would be 3-5 months.
    I am looking forward to hearing from you.
    Many thanks
    Pati Baur
    Fax +001  (248) 786-0987

  • 05/06/2014 9:28 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    The University of Michigan English Language Institute is seeking an instructor to teach a special pronunciation thread in the ELI 994 LSA ELI-CRLT GSI Course Summer 2014 term (July 23-August 14). The program starts Monday July 21 with a faculty training session.

    This ELI instructor will provide dynamic, engaging pronunciation workshops for students who are working on enhancing English for Graduate Student Instructor (TA) work. These workshops are typically one hour long, are frequently repeated as concurrent sessions, and are scheduled on about twelve of the fifteen days of the program. This instructor will also facilitate an initial Practice Teaching session to provide pronunciation feedback to graduate students, and may review video footage of subsequent practice teaching events to provide additional feedback and pronunciation coaching to individual students. Teaching special sessions on topics in other relevant areas of expertise may also be possible.

    For more information and to apply, see

    Applications accepted until 5/16/14. All applications must be submitted through the online jobs site,
  • 04/12/2014 9:51 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)
    The English Language Institute at Wayne State University in Detroit is seeking three part-time instructors to teach in the summer session, June 16-August 8.  

    Responsibilities include teaching pre-academic ESL courses to intermediate and advanced level students. Classes will take place from 8:30am to 12:30pm, Mondays through Thursdays.

    The minimum requirement is an MA in TESOL (or a closely related field with a TESL Certificate).  IEP teaching experience preferred.

    For more information,  please contact Bruce Morgan, Director, (313-577-8072)
    To apply, please e-mail your CV and cover letter to
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