The PennTESOL Opportunities page is where you can find job postings, professional development events, calls for proposals, grants, research, and other news relevant to the field of English language teaching in and around Eastern Pennsylvania.

  • Thursday, August 17, 2023 12:41 PM | Rob Sheppard (Administrator)

    AFAHO hiring FT Education Programs Coordinator and PT ESL Teacher

    Job Title: Education Programs Coordinator

    Supervisor: Manager – Education Programs

    Status: Full-time, 40 hours per week (Hybrid work environment)

    Application Deadline: August 21, 2023

    Salary: $56,000.00 annually

  • Tuesday, August 15, 2023 3:48 PM | Rob Sheppard (Administrator)

    Immediate Opening Teaching ESL

    ABA Language Institute has an opening for an evening Level 1 class starting 

    Monday, August 28th.

    Class meets 5:30 – 10:00 PM


    There is the possibility of openings in the daytime also.

    Applicants are required to have TESOL Certification

    If interested, please send your Cover Letter and CV to: 

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  • Tuesday, August 15, 2023 9:50 AM | Rob Sheppard (Administrator)

    Adjunct ESL Faculty Openings at Delaware Technical Community College

    Wilmington and Stanton, Delaware Campuses

    The Department of Language is seeking qualified ESL instructors to staff its growing IEP credit-based ESL programfor the coming fall 2023 semester (starting 8/28/23). Classes are held in-person at our Wilmington and/or Stanton Campus locations (northern DE).

    • Staffing options may include teaching Reading, Writing, Grammar, and/or Listening & Speaking courses in the Beginner, Intermediate, and/or Upper (pre-academic)  levels.
    • 4-13 hours per week options, depending on class(es) taught.
    • Very reasonable class sizes (12-15, on average).
    • All physical course materials, online and fully developed LMS resources provided by full-time course leaders. 

    To apply:

    For questions or for further information:

  • Wednesday, May 24, 2023 12:56 PM | Rob Sheppard (Administrator)

    The Providence Center urgently needs a teacher for an online ESL class that meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-8:00. The current teacher had to leave and they are looking for someone to immediately take over the class through mid-July. There is a textbook.  

    For more information, you can directly email

  • Thursday, April 27, 2023 7:27 AM | Rob Sheppard (Administrator)

    2023 NJTESOL/NJBE Spring Conference

    Early registration ends February 3, 2023

    Regular registration ends May 1, 2023

    Register early! Follow up with your districts on the paperwork! 

    Two components to choose from:
    In-person at the Hyatt Regency Hotel
    May 23, 24 & 25 (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)
    Virtual Library
    Access starting on May 26 through September 1
    All Three Days: General Interest, Content Area Instruction/ESL Pre-K through 12,
    Higher Ed, Teacher Ed, Adult Ed, K-12, Dual Language/Biliteracy

    Visit our website for more information.
    For questions concerning your status of your conference registration, please contact Gwen  Franks at

    For other conference questions, email:
    Caia Schlessinger (Conference Coordinator) at

  • Thursday, April 27, 2023 6:24 AM | Rob Sheppard (Administrator)

    PSMLA Fall Conference 2023


    Rediscover Yourself in the Language Teaching Community

    Seven Springs Mountain Resort

    Thursday, November 2 - Saturday, November 4, 2023

    Save the dates! More information to come soon.

    Conference Co-Chairs

    Dr. Silvina Orsatti

    Natalie Puhala

    Call for Proposals

    We welcome sessions in three categories:

    1) Language teaching and learning,

    2) Social-emotional learning and wellness, and

    3) Technology Garden.

    Please submit your proposal by May 31st.

    If you have questions about a session proposal, please reach out to Silvina Orsatti at

  • Wednesday, April 26, 2023 9:20 AM | Rob Sheppard (Administrator)

    Call for Research Participants: ESL and Burnout

    • Are you a licensed world languages or ESL teacher?
    • Are you employed in a K12 school setting in the United States?
    • Are you currently teaching at least one World Language or ESL class?

    If you answered “yes” to all of these questions, you are invited to participate in a research study that is being conducted by a faculty member in the Master of Arts in the Teaching of Languages program at the University of Southern Mississippi!

    If you choose to participate, you will be asked to answer a series of questions regarding your professional quality of life and burnout. Participation in this survey is voluntary and confidential, and you have the right to withdraw at any time.

    If you would like to participate, please contact Dr. Gecewicz at or scan the QR code to go directly to the survey.  

    *This study has been approved by the University of Southern Mississippi’s Institutional Review Board (Protocol Number 22-1403).

  • Monday, April 24, 2023 9:21 AM | Rob Sheppard (Administrator)

    The School District of Philadelphia is hiring ESL Teachers

    Baldi Middle School is a 6-8 middle school in the Northeast Philadelphia section. We serve over 1500 students and almost 500 English Learners. Because of the growing English Learner population, Baldi Middle School is hiring more ESL Teachers.

    You must apply to work for the School District of Philadelphia found at:

    Baldi Middle School's website can be found at: 

    Feel free to email your resume to the principal Luke Hostetter at or the EL Point at Baldi Middle School, Dawn Adamoli at

  • Monday, April 24, 2023 9:18 AM | Rob Sheppard (Administrator)

    HIAS PA is hiring a part-time Adult ESL Instructor! The Adult ESL Instructor will be responsible for teaching two levels of our Adult ESL class this summer and fall while our Adult Education Lead Instructor is out on maternity leave, and then will continue to teach two other levels of Adult ESL come Spring 2024 and beyond. We are looking to hire someone for about 15 hours/week at $30/hour. The job description is attached here. 

    Interested applicants can email me directly at with their cover letter and resume. Please share widely with your networks, and feel free to reach out with any questions! 

    HIAS PA Adult ESL Part-Time Instructor .docx.pdf

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