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(updated 2021-04-20)


new Japanese Materials Writer - Freelance (Remote)


[What does a Freelance Japanese Materials Writer do at Busuu?]

You’ll work on language courses that help to educate 100 million learners in over 190 countries. On a day-to-day basis, your responsibilities are likely to include:


Planning and creating Japanese language lesson content, applying best pedagogical and instructional design principles for digital language learning

Helping to maintain and improve Busuu’s current Japanese language courses

Contributing to syllabus planning for future courses

Working with Busuu’s content management system to build, publish, and maintain new course content


[What we’re looking for in a Freelance Japanese Materials Writer]

Extensive experience teaching Japanese as a foreign language

Both native and non-native speakers of Japanese are welcome to apply, but a C2 level mastery of the language is expected. 

Advanced proficiency (C1 or above) in English

Masters-level qualification in languages, linguistics or education

Experience creating lesson content and planning your own lessons

Deep understanding of Japanese grammar and the challenges of Japanese for beginners

Experience working in a remote environment to deliver digital teaching content via a custom content management system is a big plus!


[What are the terms and expectations of this freelance role?]

Temporary position (3 months) based on 40-hours per week, focused specifically on developing our Japanese course with the option for extension/renewal as needed by the project

Full training provided on Busuu’s content management platform, content authoring tools, working practices and pedagogical principles

Remote position with the option to work occasionally from our London or Madrid offices if desired (no in-person requirement)


PLEASE APPLY via the website:

Organisation Busuu
Contact Maiko Miyoshi
Email maiko[ at ]
Deadline N/A