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 instructor 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?*
With which levels of education do you have teaching experience? (Please check all that apply)*
Please note which subjects you'd feel confident teaching:*
In addition to the above, are there any other subject areas you'd feel confident teaching? Please note that we offer all types of educational content for learners of all ages.*
Briefly describe why you want to create lessons for Education Portal.*
What THREE words would one of your students use to describe your teaching style?*
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 your feedback on how well it engages the student.*
Choose a topic that students may find boring or dry and give a brief example of how you’d make it come to life.*
Some very basic wiki formatting is required, for which we offer training/instructions. For example, we bold words with two underline symbols (__) on each side, with no space between them. A bold term is written like __this__. Please retype the following sentence, using wiki formatting to make only the animal names bold: The duck and goose are friends.*
If you had a time machine and decided that rather than go back and befriend a dinosaur, you’d redo a specific lesson 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.*
When you’re not teaching America's youth, what do you do for fun?*
Supposing you haven’t written it yet, what would you call your autobiography?*
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