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LINGUIST List 18.2451

Tue Aug 21 2007

Jobs: Korean; English & Applied Linguistics: Rank Open, Batiq, LLC

Editor for this issue: Bethany Townsend <bethanylinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Katie Berk, Korean; English & Applied Linguistics: Rank Open, Batiq, LLC, San Francisco, CA, USA


Message 1: Korean; English & Applied Linguistics: Rank Open, Batiq, LLC, San Francisco, CA, USA
Date: 20-Aug-2007
From: Katie Berk <katiebatiq.com>
Subject: Korean; English & Applied Linguistics: Rank Open, Batiq, LLC, San Francisco, CA, USA
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University or Organization: Batiq, LLC
Department: Curriculum Department
Web Address: http://www.batiq.com

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            Korean (kor)

Description:

Curriculum developers will build creative, engaging ESL content or will
write interactive, dynamic, lesson plans for a proprietary multimedia
platform for our English learners. Developers will work as part of a small
team in a fast-paced, changing start-up environment and will also assist
shaping other mentoring curriculum creation. Each team member will have
time lines and deliverables and will work closely with other team members.
We encourage smart, energetic people to apply for the position, even if
your background doesn't meet all of the qualifications below.

Qualifications:
Curriculum developers will ultimately be responsible for ensuring that we
deliver high quality learning content to our students. Most importantly,
curriculum developers should be interested in producing work at a fast pace
for native and non-native English speakers that is fun and informative for
both the teachers and the students.

The ideal candidate will have
- 3-5 years ESL/EFL teaching experience or significant teaching experience
with non-native English speakers
- Clear insights on 'what really works'
- Record of showing initiative and drive on challenging projects, and
enthusiasm for creating curriculum that is engaging, exciting, and educational.
- Graduate TESOL education (Masters or PhD in TESOL or related fields).
Not required, but helpful.
- Strong writing skills
- Great team player
- Experience in curriculum writing and materials writing
- Proven track record of showing creativity in teaching
- Strong computer skills (including web-based activities and exercises)
- Ability to communicate with both curriculum and technical team members
- Ability to adapt to fast paced schedule and changes
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Other key qualifications include understanding of the unique needs of
Korean ESL adolescent and adult learners, prior curriculum development
experience, and very strong writing skills.

We are a fully funded start-up faced with a very large potential market and
a unique opportunity.

To Apply:
Send us your CV and, if relevant, a writing sample of your original ESL
materials. Include in your resume or in the email a few samples that
represent the scope of your work. Samples might include the following:

- summary document for curriculum project you led
- sample of exercise activities
- interesting ideas you have had re: innovation in the lesson plan space

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: katiebatiq.com
Contact Information:
HR Director Katie Berk
Email: katiebatiq.com
Phone: (415) 294-3638



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