The LEAF Program provides literacy services to adults and children through several program areas: adult education, which consists of English as a Second Language and Computer Skills classes; early childhood, which includes a licensed preschool and daycare, as well as a home visiting program, and school-age programming, which includes after-school and summer camp.
The Adult Education and Literacy Manager will be responsible for the oversight of all adult education and school-age activities. This will primarily include the supervision of adult education staff, Federal Work Study students and tutors; grant management including grant submission and reporting and assuring the quality of literacy activities in the LEAF Program through supervision and professional development. The Adult Education and Literacy Manager will also provide classroom instruction and coordinating parenting workshops. In the absence of the Program Director, the Adult Education and Literacy Manager will address any LEAF Program concerns.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee all aspects of adult education and school-age activities in the LEAF Program, including registration, recruitment, grant reporting, hiring and staff supervision.
Coordinate curriculum and teaching materials with other teachers in adult education program and train school-age tutors.
Oversee and supervise all students enrolled in the program.
Ensures that program runs smoothly on a daily basis.
Plan family literacy activities for the program, to include parenting and ESL classes, library visits and parent-child activities.
Oversee student registration and testing requirements.
Teach in the ESL program and provide training to staff.
Maintaining agency and funder requirements.
Participate in regular staff development activities, both on- and off site.
In the absence of the LEAF Program Director, take responsibility for learning facility.
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities):
Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Administration or equivalent required.
Experience teaching ESL to adult immigrants.
Experience working with multi-level ages and classes of all sizes.
Thorough understanding of English and methods of instruction.
Experience with ICCB data system.
Experience with DFSS funded systems.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
Able to lift up to twenty-five pounds of books and supplies.
Master’s Degree preferred.
Asian Human Services Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer dedicated to the fair and equal treatment of all of its employees without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, political or union affiliation, maternity status, parental status, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law
About Asian Human Services Inc.
Established in 1978, Asian Human Services is the largest multi-cultural and multi-lingual health and social services organization in the Metropolitan Chicago areas. Its mission is to provide client -centered, quality, and compassionate services to Asian immigrants and other underserved communities so that they can fully participated in society, prosper and thrive. Specialized in healthcare, education, and employment, its professional staff is fluent in more than 28 languages and serves more than 28,000 clients throughout Illinois each year.