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									                                                                                Career Ladder for Adult ESOL in Montgomery County, MD




Job Title:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Part-Time/Full-Time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Part-Time/Full-Time        Administrator/Program
                                                                                               Part-Time Adult ESOL                                        “Full-Time” Adult ESOL    “Full-Time” Adult ESOL      Instructor Trainer (Paid   Coordinator (Paid with
                  Volunteer Adult ESOL        Part-Time Teaching      Part-Time Adult ESOL     Instructor (Paid) -             “Full-Time” Adult ESOL      Instructor (Paid) -       Instructor (Paid) -         with & without benefits    & without benefits
                  Instructor (Unpaid)         Assistant (Unpaid/Paid) Instructor (Paid) - CBOs Community College               Instructor (Paid)           Community-Based           University-level            Benefits)                  Benefits)
                                                                                                                                                                                     Collegiate level English,   Adult learning methods,
What will you                                                                                                                      Basic skills; integrated training/vocational;
                  Basic vocabulary, basic life skills English                                                                                                                        English for special         best practices for ESOL N/A
teach?                                                                                                                                         collegiate level English
                                                                                                                                                                                     purposes                    instruction


                                                                                                                                                           Individuals wanting to
                                                                                                                                                           take degree courses at
                                                                                                                           International Students,
Who will you      Immigrants ages 16-65+, diverse in literacy levels and country of origin. Population guided by focus and                                 community college or
                                                                                                                           some immigrants,                                          Individuals who have        Adult ESOL instructors     N/A
teach?            goals of CBO program (citizenship, parents, etc.)                                                                                        university or who are in
                                                                                                                           Embassy personnel                                         come to the US for a
                                                                                                                                                           US to study at university
                                                                                                                                                                                     short period of time in
                                                                                                                                                           for short period of time.
                                                                                                                                                                                     order to attend a
                                                                                                                                                                                     university.

Workforce                                                                                                                                                                                                        Several years              Varies by organization,
                  Varies by organization, some familiarity with Adult ESOL general practices
Preparation &                                                                                       Instructional experience in adult ESOL                                                                       instructional experience   some familiarity with
                  and needs.
Experience                                                                                                                                                                                                       and training experience    Adult ESOL general
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 preferred                  practices and needs.

                  No training required but    No training required but   No training required but                              Requirements vary - can
                  training strongly           training strongly          training strongly                                     include BA, substantial
Education
                  encouraged. A               encouraged. A              encouraged. A              Bachelor's Degree with     experience,
Requirements
                  Bachelor's Degree (not      Bachelor's Degree (not     Bachelor's Degree (not     significant training and   particiaption in        Master's Degree               Master's Degree
                  specific to field) is       specific to field) is      specific to field) is      experience. Master's       organization's training Required in ESOL or           Required in ESOL or         Master's Degree in         Bachelor's Degree in any
                  usually required.           usually required.          usually required.          Degree preferred           program                 related field                 related field               related field              field
                  Community
                  Organizations, Libraries,
Location:         Faith-Based                 Community                  Community                                                                         Community Colleges &                                  Community colleges,
                  Organizations,              Organizations,             Organizations,             Community Colleges –       Private Schools (Berlitz,   Universities – Academic   Universities – Academic     some CBOs and
                  Workplace ESOL              Workplace ESOL             Workplace ESOL             Non Credit Courses         Lado, ILI, InLingua)        Credit                    Credit                      universities               CBOs


Number of
Hours Per week:

                  1 hour – 4 hours/week       5 hours – 25 hours/week 5 hours – 25 hours/week 25-30 hours per week             25-30 hours per week        25-30 hours per week      25-30 hours per week        20-40 hours per week       20-40 hours per week
Salary and                                    Unpaid - $10-25/hour - $10-25/hour - no
Benefits          Unpaid                      no benefits             benefits                $25-35/hour                      $25-35/hour                 $25-35/hour               $25-35/hour                 $35,000- $65,000           $35,000- $65,000

This is a SAMPLE.
It is intended only as an illustration of a possible career ladder/lattice in the Montgomery County Adult ESOL field.
Reference: http://www.eslemployment.com/




                                                                                                                                                                   Developed by the Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy (MCAEL)
Type           Description
Master's
degree in
TESOL or       Offered by universities. Often most of the courses meet K-12
Applied        certification requirements and many people who are seeking to
Linguistics    teach in K-12 opt for this route.

Graduate       Offered by universities. A shorter graduate level program,
Certificate    many people choose this route who are not interested in a full
Program        Master's degree but are interested in working in the field.


               There is no universally accepted TESOL certificate for
               teaching adults. There is only one local program offered by a
               private language training school. Cambridge has a program
               (called the CELTA) that is more widely recognized overseas.
               The professional organization TESOL does not endorse any of
               these programs in particular.These programs are typically very
Certificate    practical in nature and emphasize the practice of teaching over
programs       the theory.
In-house       Some programs have their own in-house training programs
training       that may be required for work in that setting.

MCAEL
Professional
Development
Trainings

								
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