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 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Requirements:

  • 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