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Mathematics Content Writer (Japanese)

Job Summary

We are looking for a writer of excellent mathematics content to kick start the Japanese language section of our digital education platforms. A significant component of the job will be translating (from English), editing, and reviewing Japanese educational content aimed at mathematics students and teachers. Alongside these responsibilities, you will be using your expertise to help guide the rollout of our website and applications in Japanese speaking countries.

Responsibilities

  • Translate, edit, and review mathematical questions and solutions ensuring they are logically structured, easy-to-read, pedagogically sound, and in the right style for the intended audience
  • Take ownership and responsibility for the quality of all our Japanese content
  • Advise on the roll out of our content into Japanese speaking countries
  • Liaise regularly with content writers and developers in English, both verbally and in writing

Qualifications & Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and/or experience of teaching Mathematics
  • A PhD in Mathematics will be viewed very positively
  • Mathematical writing, copyediting, or other related experience. Preferably this would have been in Japanese

Job Behavioral Competencies

  • Native speaker of Japanese
  • Ability to work effectively in an English-speaking environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Well-organised with the ability to produce high-quality work to tight deadlines
  • Adaptability, flexibility, and willingness to learn
  • Knowledge of mathematical curriculum, notation, and conventions in Japanese speaking countries
  • Received mathematical training in the Japanese language
  • Experience of copyediting mathematics aimed at a K-12 audience

Compensation

Gross annual salary of £30,000-£36,000, competitive pension, and 28 days leave exclusive of bank holidays. 

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