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Nashville International Center for Empowerment

Adult Education – Evening ESL Instructor

Nashville International Center for Empowerment


Job Summary

Nashville International Center for Empowerment, established in 2005, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) ethnic community-based organization dedicated to ensure refugees and immigrants achieve their full potential now and for generations to come. The Adult ESL Instructor will report to the Adult Education Manager and will work closely with education program staff. This is a part- time, on-site 10 hour a week position.

Job Responsibilities

Major responsibilities: 

Teach english language classes to adults that incorporate civics and workforce development skills 

Prepare and record lesson plans for classrooms that are culturally responsive and targeted to the assessed needs of learners 

Promote workforce development opportunities to students in the classroom Incorporate distance education opportunities through online and digital learning tools as assigned. 

Record and monitor student attendance and student progress 

Co-teach with volunteer instructors as assigned. 

Attend training and workshops that address improved instructional and classroom management practices as assigned. 

Maintain regular communication with the Lead Site Instructor.



Successful candidates will demonstrate: 

Ability to work with a diverse team. 

Ability to plan, prioritize, manage, and execute tasks on timely matters Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills 

Have high levels of motivation, self-reliance, and independence 

Ability to troubleshoot/problem solve


Availability Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 6-8PM 

Excellent written and oral English proficiency 

Demonstrated knowledge of ESL teaching strategies 

Familiarity with Microsoft excel, information databases, internet and email Commitment to live and work in Nashville, Tennessee 

Reliable transportation 



Qualification to teach English Language Learners. Acceptable qualifications include MEd, MA, or MAT in ESL or TESOL, TESL or TEFL certificate from a qualifying agency 

Minimum 1 year relevant work experience with qualification or 4 year’s equivalent work experience. Experience in a WIOA funded program is preferred but not required. A bachelor’s degree or higher preferred

Additional Information


COMPENSATION: $20.00/hr 

Job Type: part-time

How to Apply


Job Type: part-time 

Contact Information and Procedure

Send resume to Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. No calls 




  • Date Posted: August 23, 2022
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Education
  • Start Date: 09/12/2022
  • Salary Range: $20.00/hr
  • Working Hours: Availability Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 6-8PM