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Mon Dec 19 2011

Jobs: American Sign Lang; Course Development: Teacher, Mango Languages

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        1.     Michael Goulas , American Sign Language; Course Development: Teacher, Mango Languages


Message 1: American Sign Language; Course Development: Teacher, Mango Languages
Date: 19-Dec-2011
From: Michael Goulas <mike.goulasmangolanguages.com>
Subject: American Sign Language; Course Development: Teacher, Mango Languages
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University or Organization: Mango Languages
Department: Human Resources
Job Location: ---------------- (Telecommute)
Web Address: http://www.mangolanguages.com
Job Rank: Teacher

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Course Development

Required Language(s): American Sign Language (ase)

Description:

A course developer uses their native-language expertise to develop an
entire on-line language course while working in cooperation with team
members until course is successfully completed.

Responsibilities:
- Create lessons based on relevant and real conversations. A course
developer is responsible for creating a language course that teaches
practical and pragmatic lessons based on real conversations using
company software and methodologies. Content will need to be precise
and comprehensive, teaching language and culture by producing an
optimal and natural language learning experience for the student.
- Ensure exceptional translations. The course developer must be an
excellent translator who provides literal translations, understood meanings
and idiomatic expressions where necessary.
- Create original culture and grammar notes to accompany lessons. In
addition to the conversation, the developer will include grammar and
culture notes that provide the student with insightful explanations of culture
and grammar when needed.

Requirements:
- Native Speaker: Course developers must be native speakers of ASL,
which includes a thorough understanding of grammar, culture, and
idiomatic expressions.
- Fluent in English. The courses are developed for English speakers. Full
understanding and fluency of the English language and its grammar is
needed for course creation.
- Bachelor's Degree in Teaching ASL as a Foreign Language, Second
Language Acquisition, Linguistics or Foreign Language Teaching.
- 2 Years ASL Language Teaching Experience Preferred.
- Flexible scheduling: All work will be done online. Need to have
availability of a minimum of 20 hours a week.
- Ability to work well with other team members.
- Reliable internet connection and basic computer skills.
- Excellent time management and communication skills.

Please include cover letter with resume when applying for this position.


Application Deadline: 10-Jan-2012 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: mike.goulasmangolanguages.com
Contact Information:
Michael Goulas
Email: mike.goulasmangolanguages.com
Phone: 248-254-7450

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