Founded in 2017, Immerse is an award-winning social VR language education platform designed by experts to help learners confidently speak a new language in any situation. By combining human-powered teaching, virtual reality technology, and artificial intelligence, Immerse is pioneering the new age of language education for learners across the globe.

Our team is growing and we have an opening for a part-time Spanish instructor with strong experience in online teaching and communicative teaching practices. We encourage prospective applicants to take some time to review videos on our YouTube channel that provide more context on our approach to teaching. We are particularly interested in applicants from the US, Mexico, and Canada.

Your Role:

  • Conduct interactive Spanish lessons in a virtual reality space to adult learners. Instructors teach via a desktop app and must have access to a personal computer that meets *system requirements.
  • Prepare for sessions using provided lesson plans and contribute to their continuous improvement based on class experiences.
  • Perform administrative tasks such as community management on our platforms, reporting any issues or bugs, and ensuring smooth classroom operations.
  • Participate in all training sessions and meetings organized by the Education Department to stay aligned with Immerse's pedagogical approaches and engagement strategies.
  • Note: Guides are compensated for training, preparation, meetings and additional work that is requested of them.

Why You'll Love Working with Us:

  • Be Part of an Award-Winning Team: Celebrate with us as we receive accolades like the VR Awards 2022 for Innovative VR Company of the Year and VR Education and Training of the Year.
  • Impact Global Members: Make a significant difference in the lives of our international Member community by facilitating effective and interactive language learning.
  • Innovative Learning Platform: Engage with the only platform that combines live instruction with VR and AI technology for a state-of-the-art teaching experience.
  • Competitive Edge: Provide your Members with unparalleled educational value through unlimited lessons and events, eclipsing traditional language learning methods and costs.

Who We're Looking For:

  • Educators with a BA in Spanish or a related field, eager to bring their advanced language teaching skills to a cutting-edge VR environment.
  • Skilled Spanish instructors with a minimum of two years of experience, proficient in communicative and task-based teaching methodologies.
  • Technologically adept individuals who are comfortable conducting online sessions for both small and large groups, fostering a productive and supportive learning atmosphere, with a readiness to evolve with the company's technology and strategy.
  • Candidates who are organized, detail-oriented, and capable of managing both teaching and administrative responsibilities in a digital learning environment.
  • Native or advanced proficiency in Spanish (C1 level (CEFR) or Advanced-High (ACTFL) desired).

Bonus if you have

  • Familiarity with and enthusiasm for virtual reality applications

AVAILABILITY

  • Teach up to 20 hours per week, with availability on Saturday and Sundays


Starting date: February or March

*Minimum System Requirements

PC:
Windows 8/10/11 64-bit
Intel HD 4000
Core i5
4 GB RAM
2 GB Available Storage Space

Mic Headset
Headphones
Dedicated microphone or equivalent attached to headphones
Network Connection Requirements

Stable Internet connection — 15Mbps (greater recommended)
Ethernet highly recommended
Access to certain ports and protocols on internet connection (depending on your network restrictions)