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ESL Instructor for Older Adults
YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood
54 Nagle Ave
New York, NY 10040

Principal Responsibilities:

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Diandria Hernandez at

About the Job

Do you want to be part of a thriving and nurturing organization that constantly strives to provide top notch programing for older adults?

We are looking for an ESL instructor who can work in our program with Older Adults looking to learn English as a second language or Spanish as a second language.

The successful candidate will use a variety of students-centered teaching techniques and methodologies as well as technology to ensure that all students develop greater skills. The candidate should have the ability to communicate effectively with culturally and intellectually diverse students and create an engaging learning environment for students.

The candidate should have a solid knowledge of current ESL pedagogy and is able to create an interactive classroom environment that offers multiple opportunities for active learning to the students. We are looking for a motivated and self-reflective instructor, seeking to provide the highest quality language instruction.

Position: ESL Instructor for Older Adults

Essential Functions:

Rate of Pay: $20 per hour
Schedule: 1 to 2 hours per week

Minimum Qualifications:

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Additional functions and responsibilities may change or may be assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

YM&YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.


Under $25,000

Agency Information:

Established in 1917 as one of the first Jewish community centers in New York City, the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood (the Y) is a thriving and visionary not-for-profit human services organization in Northern Manhattan. We welcome people of diverse ethnicities and all ages, from pre-school to older adults, into the Y family with a wide range of educational, recreational and social services and programs that focus on improving the quality of their lives. With a long and distinguished history, the Y is a multi-service community center that is well known for its nurturing environment and non-judgmental philosophy.