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LINGUIST List 23.3557

Sat Aug 25 2012

Jobs: English; Curriculum Development: Lesson Developer (Contractor), Open English

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 25-Aug-2012
From: Nicole Wilson <nicole.wilsonopenenglish.com>
Subject: English; Curriculum Development: Lesson Developer (Contractor), Open English
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University or Organization: Open English
Department: Academics
Web Address: http://openenglish.com
Job Rank: Lesson Developer (Contractor)

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Curriculum Development

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Open English is seeking ESL lesson developers to work as
contractors on a 6-month project, 80% to full-time, with possibility for
permanent employment. Lesson developers may work remotely
from anywhere; ability to work onsite in Miami is a plus. Lesson
developers will have flexible schedules, but must be able to login
daily.

We are seeking creative, smart people who can think outside of the
box, who understand that learning is about interaction.

Lesson developers will work in small teams to create fresh, original
e-learning ESL lessons of the highest quality. We will train lesson
developers to use our content authoring software, and on our
standards and objectives (which include grammar points, discourse
functions, and key vocabulary).

Requirements:
- Masters degree in education, English, TESOL, fine arts, linguistics,
literature, cognitive psychology, or related field, or equivalent
experience
- Prior classroom teaching experience and/or experience in e-
learning curriculum design
- Tech-savvy; ability to learn new software quickly
- Creative and flexible pedagogical approach
- Must own a a reliable computer and have a consistent internet
connection
- Bilingual English/Spanish or bilingual English/Portuguese a plus
- Ability to work onsite in Miami (Coconut Grove) a plus

Pay:
Contract basis, $20/hr for recent graduates and up to $25/hour for
more experienced educators, with increases for quality work.

Application Instructions:
Please email a resume/CV and cover letter explaining your interest,
relevant experience, and availability. Please attach these documents
as .pdf (.doc ok), with your name in the file name. Materials should
be addressed to: Dr. Nicole Wilson, Academic Director, Open
English. Please send materials to the application email address
below.

Company Description:
Open English is the leading online school for English learners in
Latin America with a revolutionary new approach to English
language learning with over 60,000 students and 1000 staff
members. The school offers unlimited live classes with native
speaking teachers, multimedia English lessons and personalized
attention with study advisors to keep students on track and reaching
their goals. Students sign up for a 1-year program with flexible
payment plans and a total price point between $800-1100 USD.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: nicole.wilsonopenenglish.com
Contact Information:
Dr. Nicole Wilson
Email: nicole.wilsonopenenglish.com

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