LINGUIST List 32.866

Tue Mar 09 2021

Jobs: Tagalog; Applied Linguistics: Consultant, Transparent Language

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 09-Mar-2021
From: Christie Sosa <>
Subject: Tagalog; Applied Linguistics: Consultant, Transparent Language
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University or Organization: Transparent Language
Web Address:
Job Title: Tagalog Language Experts

Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Tagalog (tgl)


At Transparent Language, we treat language learning as more than just a casual pursuit. For our customers, success is not optional. Students must reach a specified level of proficiency in a set amount of time. We make this exciting challenge our mission: enable faster training of language with more reliable outcomes. A key part of this mission is the development of curriculum that meets the requirements of professional language training programs.

Transparent Language is currently seeking to add full-time and part-time Target Language Experts in Tagalog to our Curriculum Development Team to support a new project with one of our U.S. Government customers. If you are looking for a challenge and to participate in a potentially career building project, Transparent Language would like to hear from you.

Transparent Language has recently established a curriculum development team and is looking to fill key positions for language experts in Tagalog to fulfill a curriculum project for one of our U.S. government customers. As a Target Language Expert, you will provide support for overall planning of target language curriculum development, collaborate with other team members and provide support for creation of project-relevant content, and serve as an in-house expert on your language for a fast-paced, intensive development effort.

As a member of this team you will help define and produce high-quality, foreign language-learning curricula/materials of moderate-to-high complexity, with a low-to-moderate degree of supervision, assistance, and mentoring. You will use your target language and culture expertise to develop content for a larger target language curriculum package. In addition you will be an active participant in the review process, receiving and providing feedback as necessary to ensures work produced meets guidelines provided by the management team.

Required Experience:
- B.A. (or higher) from a university in a target language country
- Native knowledge of the target language (ILR 3+ or ACTFL Superior/able to pass proficiency test)
- Full professional proficiency in English (3 on the ILR scale or ACTFL Superior)
- Understanding of contemporary cultural and linguistic practices of the target language country
- Maintains currency in target language and culture
- Experience developing target language curriculum (USG/military experience preferred)
- Experience teaching the target language (USG/military experience preferred) (preferred)
- Experience with and understanding of the ILR scale
- Understanding of a task-based curriculum
- Exceptional understanding of grammar structure of the target language (and English)
- Ability to work remotely with a fully remote team
- Advanced PC skills and proficiency with MS Office products
- Superior interpersonal and communication skills
- Strong writing and editing skills

Required Education:
- B.A. (or higher) from a university in a target language country

- Remote/Work at Home
- Full-time and Part-time options
- Compensation commensurate with experience

To apply, please visit the application link provided below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Christie Sosa

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