College of Western Idaho Teacher, Part-Time, English as a Second Language in Boise, Idaho

Teacher, PT, English as a Second Language

Job Description

Responsible to: ESL Supervisor


Responsible for providing basic skills instruction to English as a Second Language Students. In order to be considered, applicants are required to submit a cover letter, ideally highlighting ESL teaching experience in a life-skills program. Each class meets two or three times a week for two hours, and most teachers teach one or two classes. Up to an hour of prep is paid for each 2-hour class. Position for both Nampa & Boise are available.

Note: This position is open for hiring throughout the year and the hiring manager reviews applicants on a regular basis. You will receive an email or phone call from our team letting you know where you stand as an applicant within a couple of weeks from the date of your application.


Provides instruction for students in a classroom setting in speaking, listening, reading and writing English as a Second Language. Adheres to life skills curriculum established by the program in coordination with student assessment requirements of state and federal funding sources. After consulting with ESL Supervisor, adjusts instruction to fit level of students in class. Creates and uses a lesson plan for each class. Records student attendance and tracks student outcomes. Assists with registration and testing if requested. Attends staff meetings and trainings as assigned. Conveys by words and actions the values expected by CWI. Performs other duties as assigned.


  • 4-year degree
  • Classroom teaching experience at any level, or experience tutoring ESL
  • Basic computer skills


In addition to the above qualifications, a preferred candidate will have one or more of the following:

  • Experience teaching adults in a life-skills ESL program.
  • TESOL Certification
  • Master's Degree in ESL or a related field
  • Experience teaching children or adults to read
  • K - 12 Teacher Certification
  • Experience learning and using a foreign language


The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is usually working indoors, which means exposure to heating or air conditioning. There may be some outdoor exposure when transferring between locations. The noise level in the work environment is generally quiet, but varies based upon activity.

Tracking Code: 291-801

Salary Range: $15 per hour