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ELL Instructor

Fairbanks, AK, USA

Job Type:



$19-20 per/hr

Please attach your resume and cover letter.


The ELL Instructor position is responsible for teaching English as a Second Language classes and performing related administrative functions.

*This position will require evening hours.


  • Opportunities to work with with clients from all over the world

  • Generous paid time off, with an additional two weeks off during the winter holidays

  • Mission driven work with an established non-profit

  • Professional development opportunities

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for teaching ELL classes, including lesson planning and class administration during the afternoon and evening

  • Assist with class and program planning

  • Help with student intake, testing, and orientation of students

  • Help with data tracking, recording and occasional office support

  • Creating a welcoming learning environment

  • Oversee evening volunteer teachers and report regularly to the Program Coordinator on evening classes

  • Help with LCA fundraising events and bookstore sales as needed throughout the year

  • Other duties related to this program as requested by the Director of Adult Programs.

  • Attend Literacy Council and ELL meetings, end of session parties and trainings both in person and hybrid (usually on Friday afternoons)

Job Skills and Qualifications:

  • 1 year of teaching experience and/or an ELL certification

  • Respectful of other cultures

  • Able to carry out effective classroom management

  • High level of computer proficiency and willing to learn new applications

  • Organized and a self-starter

  • Flexible and able to problem solve when assisting students

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Has worked or volunteered with LCA for 6+ months

  • Bachelor’s Degree in ELL or related field

  • Ability to speak more than one language

  • Experience with standardized testing

Supervised by the Director of ELL Programs

Starting Salary: $20 per/hr @ 40 hrs/wk

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