ESL Director (contract)

South BLVD

This is a contract position for an ESL Director. The role will partner closely with Forest Hill Outreach & the South Blvd. campus, along with the YMCA, to create, oversee and administer programming for ESL (English as a Second Language). The position will focus on the following:

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  • Administrative Oversight:Create, advertise and recruit participants for the program. Communicate with prospective and current students, answering questions about the program. Prepare registration. Manage teacher onboarding and training. Collect payments for classes during the program. Maintain retention. Manage expenses and budget. Continually evaluate programming. Other responsibilities as needed.


  • Teaching / Teaching Coordination:Teach morning ESL classes, build and deliver lesson plans, build relationships with students, oversee and uphold strong teaching team communications, provide class materials, interview and hire teachers, serve as teacher substitute, as needed. Other responsibilities as needed.


  • Workshops & Acculturation:Plan reoccurring workshops in partnership with community leaders, connect students to area resources, organize acculturation opportunities, provide training, regularly update resource board. Other responsibilities as needed.


  • Friday Conversations:Recruit and Train volunteers, prepare food and all event orchestration for the event, design and execute conversation games. Other responsibilities as needed.



  • The person who fulfills this contract role MUST be fluent in Spanish.
  • Minimum of 2+ years of teaching experience in a public school, internationally, or in ESL
  • Prior experience working in a non-profit preferred.
  • Preference given to candidates with prior experience working with an immigrant/refugee population
  • TESOL certification preferred, but not required.


Qualified candidates should send their resumes to HR.

Internship Opportunities

Multiple Venues

Forest Hill offers paid internships in various areas throughout the year. Take a look at these opportunities: 

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Forest Hill offers paid internships in various areas throughout the year.  Internships are 15 hours/week and are currently available in the following areas:

  • Young Adult Discipleship Intern (Central)
  • Family Ministry (Ballantyne)

Qualified candidates should send their resumes to HR.