Lesson Writer (Contract)

(Multiple states) - Contracted

About Education Portal

Do you find traditional lectures boring and ineffective? Do you think the cost of tuition is making college out of reach for too many students? Do you think there’s a better way to make education relatable and accessible to the masses? Well, we do too. Help us do something about it.

Here at Education Portal, our quest is to make education fun again by connecting engaging instructors with millions of eager students. At the same time, we’re working to lower the barriers to education by making our courses flexible and affordable.

About Our Lesson Writers

Great, now on to the details: We’re looking for passionate lesson writers who can contribute to our library of short, engaging online lessons. Our ideal contract lesson writer is creative, collaborative and responsive. In order to join our quest, you must answer these riddles three (just kidding, but you do need to have the qualifications detailed below):

  • Do you have a master’s degree or higher?
  • Do you have hands-on experience with post-secondary or secondary teaching?
  • Are you eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship?

Fantastic! In exchange for your services on this quest, we provide:

  • Payment: Timely, reliable payments twice a month
  • Flexibility: The ability to work a flexible schedule, from home, in your PJs at 3 a.m. if you choose
  • Support: Access to an incredibly supportive in-house team to answer your questions and lend a hand
  • Warm Fuzzies: The satisfaction of helping millions of students each month on their own quests, whether it’s a GED, affordable college credit, or just general enlightenment

Think you've got what it takes to write lessons for Education Portal? Click Apply Now to fill out an application and submit your resume!

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What is the highest level of education you have completed?*
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Briefly describe why you want to create lessons for Education Portal.*
To help us understand how lesson writing might fit in your schedule, please briefly describe your other obligations.*
We want our videos to immediately engage our students. Watch the FIRST 30-45 SECONDS of any video lesson from our site ( Please copy and paste the lesson’s URL and offer at least one thing you liked and one thing you thought could be improved in the lesson. (Note: You do not need to sign up for a free trial to watch the beginning of a lesson)*
If you had a time machine and decided that rather than go back and befriend a dinosaur, you’d redo a SPECIFIC lesson that you've taught in the past that didn’t go as you’d hoped, what would you change?*
When you're creating a lesson, what do you consider the single most important step of the process? Briefly explain your reasoning.*
Please write a brief introduction paragraph on a topic you are familiar with and/or have taught. Check out some of the text or video lessons on our site ( to get an idea of what we are looking for in terms of an introduction paragraph. Keep the length to 5-6 sentences.*
When you’re not teaching America's youth, what do you do for fun?*
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