The Literacy Council of Frederick County seeks experienced ESOL instructors who display a high degree of professionalism, intercultural sensitivity, a belief in lifelong learning, and a strong commitment to adult learners to join a collaborative team.

Level/Salary Range:

$23-25/hour (commensurate with prior experience) for instruction and preparation time, plus stipend.

Position Type: Part-time, hourly, contract for class preparation/instruction.

Job Description: We are seeking applicants for a part-time, hourly Workplace Literacy Program Instructor. Click on the position name for a more detailed description of job responsibilities, as well as other details. See job posting on LinkedIn.

Schedule: We currently have need for an instructor or instructors for Workplace Literacy Program classes in Frederick, Maryland.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Teach English to classes of adults representing a wide range of cultures and educational backgrounds.  Responsible for instructing workplace classes for adult English language learners employed by local businesses for the Literacy Council’s Workplace Literacy Program. Instructor(s) will utilize curriculum that concentrates on English language literacy and life skills.  Instructor(s) will be under the supervision of the Literacy Council’s Workplace Literacy Program Coordinator.


  • 2 years ESL/EFL/English for Specific Purposes classroom teaching experience with adults or other strong teaching background
  • Experience working with a diverse learner population
  • Ability to work positively and effectively with students from diverse language, cultural, and educational backgrounds
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Excellent oral and written English communications skills


  • Master’s degree in teaching English as a second language (TESOL, TEFL, etc.) or completion of a 120-hour TESOL certificate with practicum (e.g., CELTA, SIT TESOL Certificate)
  • Experience delivering customer service training or similar experience


Basic computer skills required, including Microsoft (or Google equivalent): Word, PowerPoint, Excel. Must have own transportation and a valid driver’s license. Vehicle insurance must meet minimum requirements.


Must be able to provide references relevant to recent teaching experience.

The Literacy Council of Frederick County is an Equal Opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law.

The Literacy Council of Frederick County is seeking candidates who are interested in joining a growing team of nonprofit professional staff and volunteers who are dedicated to supporting adult basic education and literacy programs for a diverse community of adult learners and their families in Frederick County.

For more information, contact Laurie Fisher, Executive Director, Literacy Council of Frederick County.  (301) 600-2066 or To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Laurie Fisher, or apply through LinkedIn.

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Contact: 110 E Patrick St