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Online Psychology Instructor  « Position Deleted on 3/18/2013 »

Institution: Education Portal
Location: Online/Remote
Category:
  • Faculty - Liberal Arts - Psychology
Posted: 01/15/2013
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct
This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs
Online Psychology Instructor

EducationPortal.com, Remilon LLC's flagship website, offers free college courses that lead to real college credit. We are looking for passionate educators to develop and record world-class educational micro lectures that will reach millions of students each month.

Our courses are made up of of bite-sized video lessons (each 5-10 minutes long) that cover a single concept. Each course is designed to prepare students to earn real college credit through a credit-granting exam. Our lessons are also widely used by instructors to:
  • Supplement classroom instruction
  • Replace costly textbooks
  • Engage reluctant learners
We currently have over 25 courses in development with over 1000 published video lessons, and we are growing quickly. Our courses cover a full range of academic subjects, including math, science, history, English, psychology, and business. We are also expanding into text-only lessons that use relatable instruction to teach granular concepts. Your lessons will reach millions of students and teachers and help make educational accessible to learners around the world.

Read more about our solution to making education accessible through free online courses here: http://education-portal.com/academy/how-it-works.html

About the Online Instructor position

We are looking for instructors to create both video and text-only lessons. Instructors should have engaging, relatable styles and be able to make difficult concepts seem easy. Instructors should be subject matter experts with teaching experience. This is a telecommuting contract position and instructors can work on their own schedules. The job is ideal for adjunct professors, high school teachers and professionals working part-time for secondary and post-secondary institutions.

We are particularly seeking instructors for courses in psychology, computer programming, business, accounting, economics, nursing, Spanish language, science, history, U.S. government, math and sociology.

To apply, submit a writing sample in your area of expertise that teaches a concept in under 300 words.

Deliverables

Most instructors start on text-only lessons. Our rock star instructors have the opportunity to move up to video after an orientation period.

Text instructors deliver:
  • Lesson text
  • Quiz questions
  • Visual aids
Video instructors deliver:
  • Lesson scripts
  • Quiz questions
  • Lesson images
  • Video storyboard
  • Audio recordings
Please watch the following video lessons before applying to see if your teaching style is a good fit for our format. See our full list of lessons for additional examples of our style and format here: http://education-portal.com/academy/course/index.html

Requirements:
  • Master's degree or higher
  • Hands-on experience with post-secondary or secondary teaching
  • Ability to develop and record a minimum of ten lessons per month
  • Compelling vocal presence and relatable presentation style
  • Ability to make abstract topics engaging and concrete
  • Effective speaking and e-communication skills
  • Ability to follow guidelines and respond to constructive feedback
  • Passionate about making education accessible and educating under-served groups
  • Eligibility to work in the US without sponsorship
Compensation:
  • $60 per completed text lesson
  • $125 per completed video lesson
Payment issued once per month

Why teach for Education Portal?
  • Help make education accessible to people who need it
  • See results of your work in days, not years
  • Have your work impact 5+ million web visitors each month
  • Work with other talented and passionate instructors