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The gig economy is making waves in education

Thanks largely to the rise in virtual schools, the sector is a Top 5 industry for freelance work. “Education and training is consistently among the top career fields for the number of flexible jobs posted each month, and has been since we started tracking these trends about five years ago. In looking at the number of […]

Thanks largely to the rise in virtual schools, the sector is a Top 5 industry for freelance work.

“Education and training is consistently among the top career fields for the number of flexible jobs posted each month, and has been since we started tracking these trends about five years ago. In looking at the number of freelance education/training jobs posted to FlexJobs in 2014 vs. 2015, we saw a 28% increase year over year.”

Positions like virtual teacher, program educator, curriculum writer/developer and tutor are increasingly popular in the K-12 space, as are “program manager/coordinator positions for organizations like museums and summer camps,” Reynolds said.

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