(Remote Work) Portuguese Math Consultant – Duolingo

Job Overview

  • Job Title Portuguese Math Consultant
  • Hiring Organization Duolingo
  • Company Website https://www.duolingo.com/
  • Remote Locations Worldwide
  • Job Type  Remote, Full-Time

Our mission at Duolingo is to develop the best education in the world and make it universally available. But we’ve got more left to do — and that’s where you come in!

Duolingo is the most popular language-learning application in the world, with over 500 million users and over half a billion exercises completed daily. Beyond our core learning product, we also offer English proficiency testing with the Duolingo English Test, and are bringing new subjects into the Duolingo app, where people can develop their Math and Music skills.

Come join our Localization team and help us create the best possible user experience for learners of Math through high-quality, pedagogically sound Portuguese localization.

This is a contract role that can be based anywhere in the world.

About Duolingo:

Duolingo is the most popular language-learning application in the world, with over 500 million users and over half a billion exercises completed daily. Beyond our core learning product, we also offer English proficiency testing with the Duolingo English Test, and are bringing new subjects into the Duolingo app, where people can develop their Math and Music skills.

We are passionate about educating our users, making fact-based decisions, and finding innovative solutions to complex problems. We offer meaningful work, limitless learning opportunities, and collaboration with world-class minds. Come brighten your life and over half a billion more!

Duolingo is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Job Responsibilities

  • Use your knowledge of Math teaching to provide localization support for Duolingo’s Math app; proofread localized and verify that math concepts and approaches are accurately and compellingly represented for Portuguese speakers
  • Contribute to the development of a Portuguese Math glossary based on the English course content and in-house style guides
  • Consult with Math and Portuguese team members to align on key pedagogical approaches that should be captured in translation
  • Conduct QA to ensure that exercises are not only understandable for Math learners in Portuguese, but also engaging and pedagogically sound

Job Requirements

  • Native fluency in Portuguese and full working proficiency in English
  • 2+ years teaching math in a K-12 setting in Portuguese in Brazil
  • Familiarity with pedagogical approaches to math and common external teaching standards (ex: CCSS, NCTM mathematical practices)
  • [Preferred] Experience localizing online, mobile, and/or game products
  • [Preferred] Experience developing math curricula
  • Strong interest in Duolingo and our mission
  • Ability to work 5-20 hrs/week for a 2-5 month contract (flexible; workload may vary from week to week)

Applications must be submitted in English.

How To Apply

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