Job Overview

The Literacy Alliance English Second Language (ESL) Coordinator is responsible for managing the ESL classes, tutoring, and asynchronous learning of adult ESL learners. Activities include creating a master schedule of classes, supervising ESL instructors, recruiting and managing volunteer tutors, and reporting results. The ESL Coordinator will also teach at least one ESL class and develop partnerships in the community that host ESL classes and/or recruit adult students for enrollment. ESL instruction will include multiple levels and integrated civic education meeting Florida Adult Education Standards.


  • Program Management: Create schedule of small group classes, tutoring, and site locations. Monitor entire portfolio of enrolled students to ensure progress. Recruit, onboard, and evaluate instructors. Maintain relationship with partners providing class space, student outreach, and other support.
  • Instructional Design and Planning: Ensure all instructors and tutors have curriculum guides, outlines, and instructions to follow. Design and provide instruction based on Florida Department of Education (FDOE) adult ESL standards, identify or create relevant lessons for the group or individual students, and adjust learning plans based on new information.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Monitor, record, and evaluate the progress of students in a secure, cloud based, student database. Maintain student attendance and achievement documentation for FDOE compliance. Document student goals and student communication about instructional plans, progress, and challenges the student may be experiencing.
  • Communications: Communicate with students, program staff, and partner organizations on class logistics, student progress, challenges, and successes.
  • Instruction: Teach in a small group class environment utilizing individualized learning plans for students that can combine group learning with exercises applicable to the whole class or through individualized teaching based on the level and progress of the students. small group class sessions. Provides opportunities for remediation in problem areas, manages a multi-level classroom, and prepares lessons and activities appropriate for students.
  • Accountability: Adheres to personnel policy procedures, including attendance policies. Is present and prepared during normal work hours. Informs staff, volunteers, and/or partners of any changes in personal schedule in advance. Updates weekly schedule on shared calendar.


  • Experience, education or interest in conducting adult ESL small group classes.
  • Program management experience.
  • Associate’s Degree or a two-year combination of education, training, and professional level experience teaching ESL learning to adults 16 years of age or older.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; detail-oriented, good interpersonal skills, and able to manage multiple tasks/deadlines at once.
  • Ability to conduct training sessions and presentations to small groups.
  • Ability to work independently and proactively with minimal supervision.
  • Competency and affinity for use of Google Workspace productivity suite.
  • Have reliable transportation and pass pass a background check.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Starting pay of $42,000 per year with opportunity for advancement based on performance.
  • Equivalent of 2% of pay placed in retirement account by the Literacy Alliance.
  • Health benefits.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Free parking.
Job Category: Management
Job Type: Full Time

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