CRLC is hiring!

Capital Regional Language Center is looking for language teachers.  If you are looking for part-time work, flexible scheduling, and the most motivated students in the Capital Region, you should apply!  Please read the information below and, if interested, email us ( a cover letter, your resume, copies of teaching certificates and your most recent transcript, and 2 references.

About Capital Region Language Center

Capital Region Language Center, a woman-owned (NYS WBE), local business with locations in Colonie and Troy, offers English as a Second Language (ESL) and world language training to children and adults, in addition to providing language training for schools and corporations. Our instructors all have native or near-native fluency in the languages they teach.

Job Description

Language instructors teach the target language to students aged 3 through adults. Teachers support, observe, and record the progress of their class. They also plan lessons in line with school objectives and the Capital Region Language Center mission with the aim of ensuring a healthy culture of learning.

A teacher must also keep up to date with developments in their subject area, new resources, methods, and school objectives. The role involves liaising and networking with other professionals and family members of students, both informally and formally.

Some of the job duties include:

  • preparing and delivering lessons to a range of classes of different abilities;
  • marking work, giving appropriate feedback and maintaining records of pupils’ progress and development;
  • researching new topic areas, maintaining up-to-date subject knowledge, and devising and writing new curriculum materials;
  • selecting and using a range of different learning resources and equipment, including podcasts and interactive whiteboards;
  • managing pupil behavior in the classroom and on school premises;
  • participating in CRLC-organized extracurricular activities, such as outings, social activities and performance opportunities;
  • participating in departmental meetings, student evenings, and whole school training events;
  • maintaining Edmodo groups for each class;
  • undergoing regular observations and participating in regular in-service training as part of continuing professional development.


  • Legal work status for this position per US Department of Labor law
  • Native or near-native fluency in the target language
  • Experience in an adult or children’s education language program
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to organize a class

Additional Information

Work Schedule: Varies
Capital Region Language Center is open Monday through Friday 8 AM – 9 PM and Saturdays from 8 AM – 12 PM.
Teachers submit their availability.

Employment in New York State is “at will” meaning that, at any time, an employee can be terminated for no reason. Along the same lines, employees may leave a job at any time with no reason.

Employees will be expected to sign and adhere to the following documents:

Covenant to Not Compete document which outlines confidentiality of information. Employee Handbook Acknowledgement Acknowledgment of Communication and Technology Acknowledgement of Workplace Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Policy

Capital Region Language Center values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admission, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or any other condition established by law.