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ELL Instructor

Fairbanks, AK, USA

Job Type:



$20 per/hr


The ELL Instructor position is responsible for teaching English as a Second Language classes and performing related administrative functions. Our ideal candidate is someone who currently prefers to have daytime availability while using their teaching experience to serve the Fairbanks ELL population.

*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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