EFE Instructor (IINE-Manchester)

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The International Institute of New England a nongovernmental, not-for-profit, New England-based organization dedicated to addressing the needs and rights of refugees and immigrants, is seeking an EFE Instructor for its Manchester office.

A dynamic, forward-looking, smart and rapidly growing non-profit organization, we seek well-qualified, solutions-focused candidates who are experts in their respective fields.  Candidates need to approach issues creatively and thoughtfully. In addition, all candidates should possess the following set of qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Detail-oriented, able to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated, able to work in a team and independently

Note: Some positions require flexibility and a willingness to travel. A valid driver’s license, insurance, a clean driving record, and personal transportation may be required.

Reports to: Education Program Manager

Supervision: N/A

Status: Non-exempt


The EFE Instructor will support the EFE program for refugees and other immigrants.  Instructors will provide clients with contextualized instruction that promotes English language skills needed to obtain and retain employment and achieve self-sufficiency.  The EFE instructor is expected to work independently and effectively engage students to ensure high retention rates.  Instructors must also ensure client data is collected and managed to effectively report on grant-funded programs. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required; related MA preferred
  • Ability to model accurate American English pronunciation and grammar required
  • At least one year of adult ESOL teaching experience preferably with immigrant populations; experience with non-literate learners is helpful
  • Outstanding communication skills including written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and logistical experience
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel required
  • Bilingual/bicultural candidates are encouraged to apply

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the initial assessment and placement of students into appropriate levels.
  • Plan a course of instruction appropriate to assigned class level and prepare all classroom materials and keep copies of materials and lesson plans.
  • Contribute to the on-going curriculum development process including reviewing materials and making regular contributions of lesson plans, handouts and text suggestions.
  • Evaluate and document student progress and make placement recommendations.  Contribute to the overall retention of students in assigned class.
  • Refer student and classroom issues/needs to Director in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that events and opportunities are communicated to students via a regularly scheduled announcement time in class and administer/distribute all surveys and questionnaires within the time limit given.
  • Coordinate instruction with other components/programs within workforce development to ensure that clients have maximum opportunities to improve their communication and job readiness skills, gain employment and advance towards their career goals.
  • Maintain records and reports, as required including documentation of student progress, monthly reports, timesheets, etc.
  • Attend regularly scheduled program meetings, planning sessions and periodic professional training.
  • Assist with administering and scoring evaluations.
  • Ensure compliance with funding guidelines.
  • Attend staff meetings and weekly Client Disposition meeting.
  • Perform all other duties assigned by supervisor.

To Apply:
Please send your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to Human Resources (HR@iine.org) with your name and position in the subject line. Qualified applicants will be contacted; references will be required at time of interview. Please note, this position is dependent upon funding obtained through year-to-year grants and contracts. Loss of funding may impact the continuation of the position in any given year.

No telephone calls please. 

Position will remain open until filled.

The International Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Immigrants, women, people with disabilities, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are encouraged to apply.