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ESL Intern (Remote)

Start date: Ongoing

The IRC New York office’s Family Education program provides free classes and educational services to our adult refugee and immigrant clients. They have diverse cultural and educational backgrounds. Moreover, they are highly adaptable, usually multilingual, and eager to start rebuilding their lives in America. At the IRC, they may enroll in on-site English classes, attend cultural orientation sessions, participate in workshops, and register for external educational opportunities.

SCOPE OF WORK:
Intern will support the ESL teacher in managing ZOOM (beginner and intermediate) modular “a la carte” English class to help newly arrived refugees and immigrants transition into the everyday aspects of life in the US. Using engaging and student-centered lessons, the intern will provide content-based instruction, support in conversation practice, teach and grade lesson activities. Finally, intern will collaborate with members of the Family Education team to ensure clients’ immediate educational needs are met.

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