ESL Teacher: Pre-Literate Level
Location: Saint Paul, MN
Full-/Part- Time: Full-Time; 30 hrs/wk
Salary: Starting pay $15.00 - $18.00/hour – Depending on Qualifications
MORE provides refugees and immigrants with the education and support they seek to become fully
engaged members of our community. Through cooperation and a holistic approach to providing
services, a multicultural community/family is built where: Respect, Compassion, Growth, and Creativity
are at the forefront of the work completed together. Positive change in the community is created by
providing immigrants and refugees with the resources, knowledge and skills they need to create equal
opportunity for themselves as new Americans. Last year, MORE served almost 790 individuals through
services from three program areas: Education, Mental Health, and Social Services. These services are
offered in an environment that is comfortable, welcoming and flexible.
MORE seeks a Full Time ESL teacher to participate in the mission of MORE by teaching adult refugees
and immigrants from around the world the skills they need to achieve their educational goals, including
English language skills, basic math, computer literacy, and the ability to apply those skills to their life and
To provide quality English, math, computer and life skill education to participants from a variety of
cultures in MORE’s Education Program, allowing them greater opportunities to live and work in peace in
the United States.
1. Instructional Responsibilities
A. Provide high-quality English language, basic consumer math, and digital literacy instruction
appropriate to learners in the class.
B. Participate in the design and development of corresponding MORE curricula.
C. Maintain weekly or unit-based lesson plans and teaching notes in a place known to the
Education Program Manager.
D. Supervise volunteer tutors, providing them with support and instruction for any
individualized or small group instruction.
E. Keep informed of research and new developments in adult literacy education and use a
variety of instructional techniques to address the diverse needs and goals of adult learners.
F. Keep informed of research on language and cultural issues for MORE’s learners.
2. Assessment and Record-keeping Responsibilities
Empathy • Integrity • Equity • Spirituality • Accountability
A. Complete daily attendance and submit electronically using MABE no later than the end of
the week or on the last day of the month.
B. Closely monitor student attendance and contact the Education Program office about
students who have been absent for more than three days without notification.
C. Comply with the assessment policies set by federal, state and consortium standards.
D. Evaluate student achievement and communicate with the Program Office and other
teachers regarding student movement.
3. Staff Responsibilities
A. Attend all MORE staff meetings and teacher meetings.
B. Comply with all MORE staff policies.
C. Participate in professional development activities.
D. Collaborate with other staff members to carry out the mission of MORE and its programs.
A. Participate in MORE’s events and group activities.
B. Other duties as assigned.
1. Bachelor’s degree (preferred areas include ELL and Education)
2. Experience working with refugees and immigrants, preferably in ELL
3. Able to work independently with minimum oversight
4. Must be computer proficient – familiar with Microsoft Office, Internet
5. Competent using the Internet and Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook
6. Ability to comply with MORE’s policies and procedures
1. Teaching License
2. Familiarity with CCRS
3. Comfortable using Outlook
Please email cover letter and resume to:
MORE values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.