What Are Some Online School Jobs?


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Online jobs connected to educational institutions include online teaching for K-12 and institutions of higher learning, lesson writing, admissions representation, evaluation for human resources and subject matter experts. Though not always directly connected to schools, online tutoring positions offer tutors the potential to provide educational aid to school students.

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Employers of online teachers include institutions of higher learning, such as Southern New Hampshire University, Charter College, University of Maryland and the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, as well as K-12 schools with online programs. Online tutors are often self-employed.

Online teaching jobs come with different requirements. For example, as of 2015, a posting on HigherEdJobs.com for an adjunct faculty member in digital forensics for the University of Maryland University College lists a master's degree in cybersecurity, digital forensics, criminal justice or intelligence studies; a few years of professional experience in cybersecurity, cybercrime or digital forensics; basic technology capabilities; and experience in teaching adult learners as among the requirements for getting the position.

Websites for users to search online school job openings include general education websites such as HigherEdJobs.com and GetEducated.com. Online schools, such as Southern New Hampshire University and Western Governors University, have online application instructions for those wanting to apply for online teaching positions.

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