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ESL Teachers, Begin Anew of Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Tennessee


Organization: Begin Anew of Middle Tennessee
Contact Name: Lauren Christians
Position Type: Local Volunteering (in person)
Address: 420 Main Street
Nashville, Tennessee  37206  
United States
Great For: Great for Christians, Great for Seniors
Service Area(s): Language Instruction / ESL, Immigrants and Refugees, Education, Adult Ministry
Hourly Commitment:
2.0 per: Week
Number of Positions:
10
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
15
One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position
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Description

Do you have a heart for the growing immigrant and refugee populations in Middle Tennessee? Would you enjoy helping them learn English and succeed? This is the opportunity for you! Begin Anew is a faith based education program working to empower individuals to overcome obstacles created by poverty. We provide GED test prep, English as a Second Language and Computer and Job skills classes to adults as well as mentoring and access to resources. We often overlook the necessity of English understanding in furthering education in the US and this is exactly where you come in! ESL Teachers will: - Teach English to a group of students at beginner, intermediate or advanced level using provided curriculum material. Some outside of class prep time required - Coordinate to provide effective instruction of ESL curriculum - Provide regular feedback to the Program Director - Develop relationships with students - Ensure safety protocol is followed - Uphold the mission and vision of Begin Anew Some international experience is preferred. We ask that our volunteers to be comfortable working with people from different cultures and have a desire to care for students and assist them in achieving their goals. Classes are three times a week: 6?8pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights, 10am?12pm Wednesday mornings and 9am?12pm Thursday mornings depending on the location. We ask that you commit to teaching one class time a week (2hr time slots) for 6 months. Position requires volunteers submit an application and references and complete general and position specific training. ________________________________________________ Begin Anew serves the Middle Tennessee area through four locations in Nashville, Madison, and Franklin, TN.
Initially Posted: 09/24/2009
Last Updated: 01/02/2018

This position is available during the following dates each year:
Start Date:   05/09
End Date:    05/09