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The Literacy Council is an inspiring place to join, with staff positively impacting the lives of so many adults in Northern Virginia. LCNV offers paid employment opportunities and unpaid internships.
 
Full-time

Faculty Support Specialist

The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia is seeking a Faculty Support Specialist for its English language and literacy academic program serving immigrant adult learners. This full-time position with benefits will hire and supervise all LCNV part-time paid teachers, as well as create training programs and professional development opportunities. The Faculty Support Specialist will also work with volunteer training teams, volunteer placement advisors, and volunteer class aides.

In particular the Faculty Support Specialist will conduct teacher observations and evaluations on a regular basis, coordinate the placement of volunteer class aides, and ensure the curriculum is relevant, updated and executed properly. The position is also responsible for developing and delivering teacher and volunteer training programs and on-going professional development that includes on-line and interactive components.

Candidates with a MA degree in TESOL or relevant education degree program, and at least two years of relevant prior work experience is required, with preference given to those with adult education teaching experience. Evening hours and travel between class locations in Fairfax County is also required. Skills in Microsoft Word, and Excel, are essential. We are looking for a dependable, diplomatic, self-starter with excellent communication skills to join a congenial, mission-driven nonprofit academic environment that serves adults from other countries and their children. EOE/AA. Send resume and cover letter to hr@lcnv.org or Human Resources, Literacy Council of Northern Virginia, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church, VA 22042. Position closes May 26, 2015.  

 

Student Records Coordinator

The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia is seeking a Student Records Coordinator to assist the program staff with records management for adult English language and literacy learners. This full-time position with benefits will implement all administrative activity of the program and as well as core organizational functions. In particular the Student Records Coordinator will organize and maintain electronic client records; track adult learners and volunteer instructors; enter data into the Access database; file documents and communications; answer the phone; and assist the program staff and volunteers as needed.

Candidates with a two year college degree and prior office experience are preferred, particularly those with a track record in data entry, developing Excel spreadsheets, and organizing electronic folders and files. Skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook are essential. We are looking for an independent self-starter to join a congenial, mission-driven non-profit service environment. Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to Search Committee, Literacy Council of Northern Virginia, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church, VA 22042 or via email to hr@lcnv.org. Position closes May 26, 2015. EOE/AA.

 
Part-time

ESOL classroom teachers

The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia is seeking experienced ESOL teachers for an 8 to 12 week session.  Part-time positions (6 hours/week) are available in Herndon, Springfield, and Alexandria, Va.  Please send resume and cover letter to Teaching Position, Literacy Council of Northern Virginia, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church, VA 22042 or via hr@lcnv.org. EOE/AA

Become an AmeriCorps Member

 Raymond Chow, Setara Habib, Catherine Ludwig, and Jessica RainesThe Literacy Council of Northern Virginia, in partnership with Loudoun Literacy Council (www.loudounliteracy.org) in Leesburg and BEACON for Adult Literacy (www.beaconliteracy.org) in Bristow, is recruiting AmeriCorps members for a service term of one year, beginning in early September. Our organizations teach adult beginning language and literacy learners the basic skills of reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English in order to empower them to participate more fully and confidently in their communities. Members are trained to assess our adult learners, teach and/or support instruction at different class sites throughout northern Virginia, coordinate volunteers and collaborate with partners at the sites, and to participate substantively in organizational operations of the literacy councils. Evenings and some weekends, as well as a car are required; mileage beyond normal commuting distance is reimbursed.

During the period of service, AmeriCorps members receive a living allowance of $16,000, payable in bi-weekly allotments, plus an education award of $5,550 from the Corporation for National and Community Service upon completing a minimum of 1,700 hours of service. Health coverage is provided.

For information on AmeriCorps and how to apply, visit www.americorps.gov and look for the LCNV ESL and Family Learning Program.

Contact us directly at americorps@lcnv.org to make inquiries or find out more.

 

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