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2006 - 2007
2007 - 2008
San Mateo Union High School District
ESL Class Pages
Mondays - Thursdays from 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fridays from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
April 21. We are located at
789 E. Poplar Ave. (between Delaware and Humboldt) in San Mateo.
OFFICE CLOSED, NO CLASSES
Saturday, May 24 through Monday, May 26.
Friday, July 4 through Saturday, July 5.
Saturday, August 9 through Saturday, August 23.
Classes resume Monday, August 25.
A service of the San Mateo Union High School District to the
communities of San Bruno, Millbrae, Burlingame, Hillsborough,
San Mateo and Foster City.
Literacy Tutor Job Description
Description: The San Mateo Adult
School is looking for tutors to help adult English as a Second
Language (ESL) students improve their language skills. This is a
rewarding opportunity to help community members from diverse
cultures who are pursuing life goals such as attaining
citizenship, improving their career potential, and helping their
children or grandchildren with homework.
Activities may include:
- Providing in-class, one-on-one and/or
small group tutoring in spelling, grammar, reading, and
- Assisting teacher with group lessons
- Assisting teacher with preparation and
distribution of class materials
- Reviewing materials with students in
preparation for citizenship exam
Days/Times: The San Mateo Adult
School offers morning, afternoon, and evening classes Monday
through Friday. Contact the Outreach Coordinator for days and
times of current volunteer openings.
Worksite: Most classes take place at
the San Mateo Adult School campus, 789 E. Poplar Avenue in San
Time commitment: We ask that
volunteers commit to at least one class session per week for a
minimum of 2 months. Most classes are approximately three hours
in length, but in some cases, tutors are not needed for the full
duration of the class.
- Meet new people!
- Brush up on your language skills
- Learn about the United States from a
- Contribute to the educational,
economic, social, and family health of our vibrant immigrant
- Fulfill community service goals (high
school and college students)
- Gain college internship credits (check
with your institution)
- No prior experience is necessary.
- Volunteers should be fluent in
English. Knowledge of a second language (particularly
Spanish or Mandarin) is helpful but not required.
- Experience in a classroom setting is
helpful, but not required.
- An interest in working with people
from different backgrounds is a plus.
- Patience is a must!
- Volunteer Application form.
- In-person interview and campus tour
(takes about 20 minutes).
- Free literacy tutor training and
orientation: Offered each semester. Highly recommended if
you are new to working with ESL students.
- One classroom observation of the class
in which the volunteer will be working.
Supervisor: Volunteers are
supervised by the classroom teacher, with assistance from the
Tim Doyle, Assistant Director, (650) 558-2102.