Full Time English Teacher – Remote

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      Full Time English Teacher – Remote

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      Full Time English Teacher – Remote

      Slang, Latin America, Remote

      About the job

      We’re looking for talented individuals interested in joining a growing global company. At Slang, you’ll be an early team member of a global, well-funded startup spun out from MIT. We’re building a world-class team to revolutionize language learning with cutting-edge technology and delightful design.

      What we’re working on at Slang

      Slang started at MIT as a research project on using AI and NLP to make learning a new language as efficient as possible. Our technology powers a highly adaptive e-learning platform that offers an unprecedented variety of specialized English courses and proficiency tests for career development in over one hundred fields like Sales, Finance, Logistics, Medicine, and Law. With just a small team, we’ve already created the largest professional English offering in the world. Now, we’re scaling up to release 1,000 more courses over the next three years.

      Learn more about our unique approach at slangapp.com.

      What This Role Is About

      If you’re interested in working with companies from all across Central and South America, this is the job for you! In this role, you’ll be working with different companies that have chosen to take their professional English to a whole new level with Slang. As a complement to our digital product, we offer virtual live sessions that aim to help users become more proficient and develop the conversational skills needed to succeed at their workplaces. Slang is a product-driven startup, which, to us, means that our products are at the center of our company vision. We’re aiming to build products that sell themselves, and we expect you to contribute to our vision with your experience and knowledge of language learning and by helping us better understand our users’ learning needs. As a Full Time English Teacher, you’ll be in charge of teaching (lesson planning, material creation), keeping attendance records, being responsible for having all your reports and materials up-to-date, and being actively involved in the proposal of activities that increase the app usage during the sessions. Asides from your teaching duties, you’ll also get the chance to collaborate cross-functionally as part of the Product Team’s day-to-day operations. You will assist other members of the team with logistic and strategic projects. If you are assertive when it comes to feedback, organized, punctual, resourceful and strategic, respectful, honest, and flexible with change, then we are waiting for you!

      Education & Experience required:

      • 4+ years of experience in English teaching and lesson planning
      • English oral communication and writing skills (C1 certified with IELTS, TOEFL, or any other valid examination in the country)
      • Bachelor’s degree in Modern languages or related fields or TESOL, TEFL, or similar certificates
      • Full availability throughout the day since we play around with the schedules; especially during our prime time: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM (UTC -5) from Monday to Friday
      • Excellent discipline, focus, and attention to detail, especially when charged with working autonomously
      • Problem-solving and EdTech tools skills and knowledge
      • Empathy and the ability to form great interpersonal relationships with users and colleagues
      • Experience in educational materials design (presentations, webinars, workshops, etc.)
      • Experience in educational material design (presentations, webinars, workshops, etc), virtual tools such as Zoom and Google Meet, and online teaching
      • Excel/Google Sheets basic/intermediate skills
      • A plus: Strong Spanish communication skills

      Required Soft Skills:

      • Excellent discipline, focus, and attention to detail, especially when charged with working autonomously
      • Ability to find your way around new apps and platforms, even if you haven’t used them before
      • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, successfully completing day-to-day assignments
      • Problem-solving and EdTech tools, skills, and knowledge
      • Familiarity with G-Suite Empathy and the ability to form great interpersonal relationships with users and colleagues
      • Reliability and accountability for owning a product, solving problems, and prioritizing tasks for the benefit of the different sessions stakeholders
      • Accountable for their role and supportive team membersInnovative, focused on finding new ways to tackle challenges
      • Honest and reliable with projects and deadlines

      What Slang can offer you

      Our compensation package includes a competitive salary and excellent benefits (details vary by country).

      Most importantly, we offer the special experience of being part of a fast-moving and quickly growing international company within the entrepreneurial ecosystems of Boston and MIT.

      Where we’re located

      Our team is currently split between the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, and Nigeria. We are recruiting great people in these locations and all around the world.


      We’d love to hear from you — apply below!

      Slang is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to our inclusive and healthy environment.

      For further information related to Slang, check out recent pieces profiling us in Bloomberg, LABS, and Forbes; the portfolios of our investors, Social Capital, an investor in companies like Slack and Intercom; DILA Capital, Alive Ventures, Salesforce Ventures and Roble Ventures; our Crunchbase profile; and the profiles of our founders, Diego and Kamran. We’re also worldwide winners of LearnLaunch and the GESAwards, huge achievements of which we’re very proud of.

      Full Time English Teacher – Remote

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