Pearson Transcriber PTE-A, Temporary PT in United States

Transcriber PTE-A, Temporary PT

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 is seeking transcribers for an upcoming project from February 4, 2019 to March 18, 2019. Transcribers will listen to audio responses and use specific transcription notations to transcribe word-for-word the utterances. Transcription will be completed via an online tool and training will be provided. Transcribers will work from home and set their own hours.

Core Duties:

Transcribers will be trained according to internal transcription procedures. Transcribers will report to a Test Development Manager who will review transcriptions and provide feedback as necessary.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 years of post-secondary education

  • English fluency (must read, write, and speak fluently)

  • Typing accuracy with a minimum speed of 50-60 wpm

  • Excellent knowledge of English grammar and spelling

  • Computer with high-speed internet and good quality headphones

  • Meticulous, careful personality with attention to details

  • Comfortable working independently and remotely

  • Ability to work at least 10 hours per week, with a maximum of 30 hours per week

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a language-related field

  • Previous transcription experience

  • Teaching experience in ESL or English

Note:

  • Training hours are paid at the same rate as the transcription work.

  • This is a temporary part-time project with the work completed from home.

  • Only candidates currently residing in the U.S. are eligible to work on this project.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: United States

Job: Professional Development

Organization: Assessments Clinical

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jan 8, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Part-time Temporary

Req ID: 1900191

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.