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English Specialist
Medellin, Colombia or San Jose, Costa Rica
Gorilla HQ
JO-2102-2643

The English Specialist performs a variety of general services to provide native insight and linguistic expertise over questions of English pronunciation, grammar, lexicon, and idiomatic phrases to facilitate the communication of Gorilla Logic consultants with their English-speaking clients and colleagues, providing support to achieve goals and objectives professionally and in step with company culture.


Responsibilities:

 

  • Create and implement evaluation tools to determine the oral and written English proficiency of Gorilla Logic consultants
  • Prioritize the communicative development of Gorilla Logic consultants whose English proficiency, either oral or written, has been determined to be lower than the company average or otherwise insufficient within the bounds of their professional responsibilities.
  • Offer recurring, goal-oriented 1:1s to Gorilla Logic consultants who are interested in voluntarily improving their English proficiency and who demonstrate the ability to prepare for their agreed-upon goals and keep their scheduled meeting times.
  • Assist Gorilla Logic consultants in setting realistic goals for their 1:1s, in addition to providing them with regular feedback regarding their grammar, lexicon, and pronunciation.
  • Train Gorilla Logic consultants to independently analyze, research, and correct the grammatical observations provided to them as feedback in their 1:1s.
  • Regularly design, promote and deliver open English workshops with the purpose of both improving Gorilla Logic consultants’ mastery of the language and serving Gorilla Logic’s culture.
  • Coordinate with and provide practical feedback to Gorilla Logic consultants who need to give important presentations in English.
  • Copy-edit Gorilla Logic’s internal documents, blog posts, and other relevant texts in English.
  • Translate texts from Spanish to English and vice versa.
  • Provide the managing director, operations manager, and band managers with regular updates regarding the dynamic of the English program and the progress of Gorilla Logic consultants whose communicative development has been deemed a priority.

Highly regarded qualities:

  • The ability to multitask
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Patience and flexibility
  • Customer Service
  • Confidentiality

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in English or any related field that includes a teacher preparation program
  • 2+ years of experience as an English Teacher
  • Native English speaker (preferred).

Additional details:

  • Type of employment: Full-time
  • Length: Ongoing
  • Location: Medellin, Colombia
  • Availability: Immediate; flexible for 4 weeks’ notice
  • Perks: Fun, fast-paced, and high-performance environment; close-knit team, challenging opportunities, plus a great benefits package

 

Note: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job; duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time according to the business demand.

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