Apply for French Learning Lead

Lisbon/London/Remote ★ Contract ★ Competitive Salary ★ Immediate Start


Master a language, change a life. 

Chatterbox’s AI-powered learning platform matches employees in need of language training with refugees who can teach them. One of the most watched Edtech startups in Europe, our innovative organisation has won awards from MIT, Forbes, and the UCL Institute of Education among many others. We’re on a mission to use the power of languages and technology to unleash the hidden talent of refugees around the world.

Our small and agile startup team is recruiting one of the most exciting positions we’ve announced in a long time - our first Learning Lead in French. From setting down ideas to seeing the final product in the hands of learners around the world, you will lead on designing and creating a course for professional learners leveraging the skills of our refugee native language tutors. This is a dream job if you have the potential and ambition to create real, global social impact and want to make your mark in online language education.


You will:

  • Craft CEFR aligned syllabi, digital content (written, visual, and audio), and interactive activities leveraging our AI-assisted learning management software for professional learners in French.

  • Create standards-based assessments.

  • Co-design ways to measure the efficacy of our learning experience using analytical tools.

  • Assist with user research and analysis.

  • Help generate ideas to improve instructional design and learning experience design.

  • Work side by side with talented researchers, designers, engineers.

  • Have input into the design of new platform features.

  • Potentially grow within the company to become Chatterbox’s Head of Learning.

  • Impact refugees and language learners around the world at incredible scale.

Essential experience & skills:

  • We are open to applicants of all experience levels so don’t hesitate to apply if you feel inspired by the position and have the ability to learn quickly.

  • C2 English and at least B2 French skills are essential.


About us

Our team is co-located between a beautiful office in a converted nunnery in central Lisbon and the buzzing heart of London in Founder’s Factory HQ. Founded by a former refugee and a Y-combinator alum, Chatterbox is backed by leading investors in Europe and Silicon Valley and is growing rapidly.

We will provide:

  • Connection to world-class mentors including some of the best product and business people in the world who are funders and partners; like AI Startup Studio All Turtles, innovation foundation Nesta, and one of the best EdTech accelerators in the world WISE. They will become part of your team too.

  • A beautiful office at either of our locations in London or Lisbon (remote working could also be considered if it’s not your first time).

  • A learning-centred work life where we share our learning and expertise with one another on Friday catch-ups and give each other the space and opportunities to develop in the direction we wish to.

  • Fast-tacked professional development within the company with a real opportunity to become Chatterbox Head of Learning.

  • Ability to make a real difference in the world - not ‘startup’ impact, but real social impact that genuinely transforms the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable people.

  • A competitive salary based on your level of experience.


Selection process

Our selection process consists of four stages:

  1. Self-Assessment

  2. Telephone Q&A

  3. Remote test

  4. In-person interview

Chatterbox will provide feedback to each applicant after each selection process stage.


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