Pearson Is Hiring People to Work From Home and Type the Things Kids Say

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Kids say the darndest things.

And if you love listening to those things, this job might be for you.

In this part-time job with educational service provider Pearson, you’ll get paid to transcribe responses from students in grades 2 through 12.

If you’ve ever tried to follow the train of thought and malapropisms of a second-grader, you know this job requires not only a meticulous attention to detail but also some patience.

Linguistics and/or language education is one of the prerequisites for this temporary gig, because like any good education system, there is a test (for transcription and writing).

You also must be available to work a minimum of 20 hours per week with the option to work up to 40.

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Work-From-Home Transcriber at Pearson

Pay: $15/hour

Responsibilities include:

  • Transcribing students’ audio responses verbatim, using specific transcription notation

Applicants for this position must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to type 55 words per minute
  • Previous transcription experience
  • Knowledge of Spanish
  • English or ESL teaching experience
  • Earphones/headset
  • A computer (PC or Mac) with one of the following internet browsers: Safari, Internet Explorer or Firefox ESR (the non-64 bit version)

Benefits include:

  • Paid training

Apply here for the work-from-home transcription job at Pearson.

Tiffany Wendeln Connors is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder. As a toddler, her daughter once announced Princess Tiana was cooking Dumbo. (She meant gumbo.)