Pearson Content Developer (Editor) ELT Primary in Harlow, United Kingdom

Content Developer (Editor) ELT Primary

Description

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Pearson English

Pearson English is the world's largestprovider of English language learning, covering everything from basics forbeginners to boardroom-level business English. More than 1.5 million teachersand 35 million students use our English language learning resources and toolseach year. Through engagement and encouragement we're transforming the processof learning English from a frustrating experience to one of life's highlights,breaking language barriers around the world.

In 2014 Pearson English released the GlobalScale of English, the world’s first common, global benchmark of Englishlanguage learning. It measures English language progress on a numeric scale ina way that is consistent, granular and actionable for governments, corporates,academics, institutions and learners. The Scale has been created as an OpenStandard for English that meets a global need.

For more information, visit www.english.com

Qualifications

Qualifications

University/Collegedegree in linguistics, foreign language, or related field, or qualification inteaching English as a second/foreign language (Cert or Diploma in TEFL orTESOL)

Skills/Knowledge

  • Soundbusiness and technical acumen, with the ability to navigate a complex andhighly matrixed organization effectively, establishing effective communicationlines to multiple stakeholders

  • Abilityto juggle multiple priorities and deadlines, remaining pragmatic andresults-focused.

  • Excellentwritten and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills

Prior Experience

  • Publishing/Editorialand teaching experience is a must

  • Experiencein managing freelance writers and editors

  • Experiencein ELT, linguistics, or foreign language is an advantage

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Primary Location: GB-GB-London

Other Locations GB-GB-Harlow, GB-GB-London

Work Locations: GB-Harlow-Edinburgh Gate Edinburgh Gate Burnt Mill Harlow CM20 2JE

Job: Professional Development

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 1, 2017

Req ID: 1707584