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Online Science Instructor « Position Deleted on 3/18/2013 »
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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
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.
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
- Lesson scripts
- Quiz questions
- Lesson images
- Video storyboard
- Audio recordings
- What are the Different Types of Numbers? ( http://education-portal.com/academy/lesson/classification-of-numbers.html)
- Properties of Matter ( http://education-portal.com/academy/lesson/matter-physical-and-chemical-properties.html)
- The Declaration of Independence ( http://education-portal.com/academy/lesson/the-declaration-of-independence-text-signers-and-legacy.html)
- The Invention of Writing ( http://education-portal.com/academy/lesson/the-invention-of-writing.html)
- Types of Planning ( http://education-portal.com/academy/lesson/types-of-planning-strategic-tactical-operational-contingency-planning.html)
- 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
- $60 per completed text lesson
- $125 per completed video lesson
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