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BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and are guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.


BronxWorks is hiring part-time ESL Instructors in the Children & Immigration Department for its ESOL Literacy Program.


The instructors will provide ESL instruction to adults at BronxWorks’ Carolyn McLaughlin Community Center. Classes will meet Monday through Thursday from 9 to 12:00pm.



  • Teach adult education classes for ESOL and Civics.
  • Design syllabuses and curriculums for ESOL classes from Level 0 to Level 10.
  • Conduct participant intakes, recruitment, and testing.
  • Maintain hard copies and electronic files of class records.
  • Prepare reports on participants’ progress and outcomes.
  • Respond to in-person and telephone inquiries about the classes from prospective and current program participants, staff, and the public.
  • Assist with resolving issues raised by program participants.
  • Participate in program meetings and trainings requested by BronxWorks and city departments.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by manager.



  • BA or BS degree in a related field of study and/or ESOL Instruction Certificate required.
  • Experience in ESL instruction preferable.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish, English/French, or English/and other languages preferred.
  • Experience in student intake, recruitment, testing and extensive teaching activities in previous positions.
  • Strong oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills are necessary.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other standard business technology is required.



For consideration, submit a cover letter and resume via this website:



BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round.

  • Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave
  • 12 paid holidays.
    Comprehensive medical, and life insurance coverage care for employees and their families, at little or no cost to employees.
  • A pension plan that is 100% employer paid
  • Two tax deferred annuity plans and employee assistance in maximizing the pension plan and tax deferred annuity plans to prepare for retirement.
  • TransitChek – Employees may use TransitChek to have money taken out of their pretax salaries to pay for their public transportation commute.
  • Free and confidential assessment, counseling, and referral service, to assist employees and their families with a wide range of personal problems.

Additionally, BronxWorks offers:

  • A comprehensive monthly training calendar.
  • Access to some scholarship opportunities.
  • Non-financial support and internship opportunities for employees who return to school, particularly for their Master of Social Work degrees.


BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity, and in accordance with  federal, state and local laws,  does not discriminate unlawfully against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, military status, national origin (including ancestry), predisposing genetic characteristic, race, sex, gender, actual or perceived sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality and asexuality), status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination.

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