Foreign Language Instructor (All Languages)

Manhattan, NY 2019-07-11


ABC Languages is one of the nation’s leading independent language schools, with locations in New York, New Jersey, Westchester and Fairfield Counties and San Francisco, as well as a virtual program that reaches students no matter where they live.

We have been providing classes since 1998 and won the TONY Best Language School in New York for two years in a row.

If you wish to join our vibrant community of talented and exceptional instructors, you now have the opportunity to apply for an hourly, part-time teaching position with us.

We are seeking dynamic educators, who are flexible minded, communicative, creative and have a passion for teaching.

We have openings for teachers of all languages, including, but not limited to: Arabic, Mandarin, Dutch, English, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and more!

Our Vision:

It’s the Journey, not the Destination!

We are about offering an environment where students can learn a language on their own pace, and teachers can bring their experience and creativity to each of their classes.

As a teacher, your goal is to help your students, crafting a program that best meets their learning needs. You will be able to use your own teaching method, and design lesson plans tailored to your students, bringing your ideas to the class, instead of following a rigid curriculum.

Our students:

We work with individuals of all ages both in group and private class settings, as well as schools (Dwight), colleges (such as Columbia and NYU Stern Business), corporations (Nike, Santander), government agencies, film and television (John Wick 2, Kill Bill) and various brands.

Why apply:

Join a team of more than 100 teachers

Our teachers are a community of language lovers, and we are lucky and proud to work with such a wonderful, talented and international group of people. Most of our roughly 100 instructors have been working with us for 5 years.

Flexible work schedule

This is an hourly, part-time teaching position, in which the school will offer you potential classes as they become available, and you get to choose which ones you are interested in teaching. That way you will be able to maximize your schedule and your time, teaching when most convenient for you.

Focus on teaching

Our dedicated staff team will take care of all the administrative aspects, including compensation, cancellation policies and offer you private and group classes upon demand, leaving you free to focus on what you probably love most doing: teaching!

Ongoing teacher support and development

Every teacher has the opportunity to keep growing thanks to our workshops and discussion groups, teacher support and development.

Free language classes

As a member of our community, you will also have the opportunity to challenge yourself and get to see the classroom from the student’s point of view: free classes in a language of your choice are part of the workplace perks of ABC languages.

Other workplace perks

Our main location in Manhattan offers spaces reserved to teachers for self-study and lesson preparation. You will be able to browse our eclectic library of world languages, chat with your fellow teachers while sipping a cup of coffee or prepare your next class.

How to apply:

If you are interested in joining our team of language instructors, please complete the online application at, specifying the language you are applying for. You can also apply here through Indeed.

Requirements to qualify:

  • Complete fluency in the target language.
  • We recruit teachers with different levels of experience and teaching styles, however at least two years of experience are required.
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to meet the individual needs of students.
  • Be open to growth and enthusiastic about teaching children and/or adults.
  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher, in an applicable subject area.
  • You must be legally allowed to work in the United States.
  • At the moment, we are only accepting candidates located inNY, NJ or CT.

For more information about us, please visit

Job Type: Part-time


  • Teaching: 2 years (Required)


  • Manhattan, NY (Preferred)


  • Specify in Cover letter please (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Hours per week:

  • Less than 10
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