LINGUIST List 31.3412

Fri Nov 06 2020

Jobs: English; Korean; Applied Linguistics: Consultant, Duolingo

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 06-Nov-2020
From: Sendar <>
Subject: English; Korean; Applied Linguistics: Consultant, Duolingo, USA
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University or Organization: Duolingo
Job Location: , USA (Telecommute)
Web Address:
Job Title: Expert in teaching English to speakers of Korean at Duolingo

Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; TESOl; ESL

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


Use your expertise in teaching English to Korean speakers to help bring English language education to the world.

Duolingo is looking for an ESL/EFL expert who has native or near-native proficiency in English and strong working proficiency in Korean, who has experience teaching English to Korean speakers, and who has experience developing language learning curricula. This is a temporary freelance position (no benefits included). All work will be conducted remotely and hours are flexible.

- Use your pedagogical expertise to develop creative course content for an online English course that is aligned with the standards of the CEFR and designed for Korean-speaking English learners.
- Develop a scope and sequence for the course and write content for beginning English language learners in cooperation with members of Duolingo’s learning sciences team.
- Exercise creativity and humor to ensure that course material is fun and engaging.
Help define project details, set timeframes, and coordinate project activities.

- Native or near-native proficiency in English
- MA in TESOL/related field or TESOL certificate and equivalent experience
- Experience teaching English as a second/foreign language to Korean speakers
- Experience creating language learning material/curricula
- Basic computer skills (Google docs, spreadsheets)
- Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
- Strong working proficiency in Korean
- Ability to work at least 20 hours a week
- Exceptional candidates will have:
- PhD in education, TESOL, or a related field
- Native or near-native proficiency in Korean
- Familiarity with the Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR)
- Experience in team teaching, supervision of others, and/or project management

Please apply via the application link provided below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:

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