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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.

Academic Operations Manager


The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia is seeking an Academic Operations Manager (AOM) for its English language and literacy academic program serving immigrant adult learners. This full-time position with benefits will coordinate program logistics, support teacher needs, and manage day-to-day operations of classroom programs. The AOM is also the go-to person for LCNV partners with respect to contractual requirements.

In particular the Academic Operations Manager will develop schedules and calendars, coordinate the overall scheduling of the classroom programs including registrations and graduations, coordinate logistics of Children’s Room component of Family Literacy courses and supervise its staff, deliver materials to class sites, order books and supplies, create class rosters and enrollment records, pair tutors with students needing additional assistance, manage meetings with partners, and other duties as assigned.

Candidates with a four year college degree and at least two years of relevant prior work experience will be considered, with preference given to those with a background in education and successful track record coordinating logistics and project management. Skills in Microsoft Word, and Excel, are essential. We are looking for an 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. Some evening hours and travel between class locations in Fairfax County required. EOE/AA. Send resume and cover letter to or Human Resources, Literacy Council of Northern Virginia, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church, VA 22042. Position closes March 13, 2015.

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 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 ( in Leesburg and BEACON for Adult Literacy ( 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 and look for the LCNV ESL and Family Learning Program.

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