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Hindi Language Expert

Khan Academy

$60,000 - $80,000 / year
Application deadline closed.
  • Date posted
    March 10, 2024
  • Location
    Onsite
  • Salary
    $60,000 - $80,000 / year
  • Apply before
    April 14, 2024
  • Career Level
    Mid-Level

Job Description

About Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a fast-paced, nonprofit startup on a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. We already reach millions of students every month and are growing rapidly. We’re building a library of world-class instructional and practice resources that empowers learners. We localise our videos and exercises in multiple regional languages. We’re seeking a localisation manager to help build our math offering in Assamese.

About Khan Academy India

Khan Academy India aims to deliver a world class user experience that is locally relevant to learners in India and is enabled by a strong on-the-ground team and operations. Our learning system is mastery based, which allows students to master key concepts at a pace that is right for them before moving on to more challenging content. From serving under 500,000 learners in 2016, we are now serving almost 4 million learners a month across our websites, apps and youtube channels. These learners include both independent learners accessing us at home and teacher directed learners in schools. Our focus is to reach the underserved by making our content accessible in local languages and by working with large public school systems. Khan Academy is available in Hindi, Hinglish, Kannada, Gujarati, Bangla, Tamil and Punjabi.

About the India content team

Our content team in India includes the content creators who make thousands of awesome videos, articles, and practice questions, aligned with the Indian curriculum, to help both teachers and students. We are actively working on content localization in multiple regional languages as well, which means the content you help create will reach a wider number (both nationally and globally), thereby multiplying the impact. 

About the role

We are looking for an expert who is fluent in both Hindi and English (fluency = speaking, reading and writing). In addition, the role will involve reviewing and improving Khan Academy’s Math content in Hindi medium- so good knowledge of Math (Grade 10 level) is required. 

This is a full-time, 6 months contract position.

Responsabilities

  • Editing KA Math Hindi content and/or creating new content as needed; keeping quality metrics in mind (Contextualisation, cohesion, rigor, clarity, pedagogical approach, etc.)

  • Deep-dive into Khan Academy usage data (qualitative and quantitative) to gather user feedback and incorporate it into content

  • Collect on-ground feedback on content by interacting with state teachers and incorporating the feedback into the content

You need

  • Knowledge in Math, and a great command of English and Hindi language (if you have studied in Hindi medium curriculum in school, that’s an added advantage)

  • Previous experience in content creation a MUST

  • Teaching or tutoring experience at the K10 or K12 level, giving you a deep empathy with teachers and classrooms (2+ years of teaching experience preferred)

  • You’re a strong communicator, equipped with different strategies for delivering effective feedback and for articulating how to make great ideas and content even better

  • A true passion for education and a desire to change the world for the better

Location 

This is a remote working opportunity. The candidate will have the liberty to work from their home. Some travel may be required.

Perks and benefits

We may be a non-profit, but we reward our talented team like a for-profit.

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How to apply

  • Attach your resume in the space provided below. 

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