The Opportunity

Nova Scotia
Can work Remote
Information Technology
Entry Level
$20 / hour

Are you awesome?

At LearnNorth, we work with industry-leading K-12 virtual schools in the USA and lend an extra hand with new course development and course reversions by digitalizing module lesson content scripts and lesson assessment scripts that will live in their Learning Management System (LMS). We have been fighting EdTech monsters for over 25 years!

Due to the nature of our work, we find ourselves very lucky to be able to offer remote office work opportunities working in Canada only. Applicants must meet remote office work conditions.

We're hiring two more full-time, entry-level course builder to assist with a temporary project already in progress. The quality of your work must be as important to you as it is to our client! If you are a detail-oriented, quick learning, critical thinking individual who breathes quality and embraces change, this could be the position for you. Our team is made up of great professionals working together to deliver the best quality and value to our clients.

Up for the challenge? If you want to learn & gain valuable online education experience, submit your application now! Applications must include a resume and cover letter.


  • Position Type: Temporary Full-Time
  • Interviews: Ongoing
  • Term start date: mid-late April 2024.
  • Term end date: End of July 2024
  • Requires availability of 37.5 work hours a week, weekdays Mon-Fri - 7.5 hours work days. Work hours flexibility between 8:00 am - 8:00 pm Atlantic Time Zone, EXCEPT for scheduled training and meetings. First week of work for training purposes, you must work from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Atlantic Time Zone).

Application note: As part of the application process you will be asked to upload your resume and a cover letter. Both are required for your application to move forward. To stand out, your cover letter should summarize your experience and skills as they relate to this Course Builder position.

What you'll do


LearnNorth's role on this project is to execute the decisions made and digitalize the content provided by our client.

In this junior role, you will report to the team's project manager. Primary responsibility is to build lesson scripts in Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) to aid in the development of digital K-12 level courses. You will create quizzes and assignments using the lesson script provided by our client's content writer, then configure assessment settings, grade book settings, and syllabus setup. You will also add and edit lesson content, applying the styling template. You are required to adhere to the client's course development guidelines. Task-specific training will be provided for this task.

A secondary role will be to support the development of courses as follows:

  • peer verification review of co-worker's deliverables prior to delivery to the client
  • fix assigned defects found by our verification review and any defects found or changes requested as a result of client review upon delivery
  • develop course content within Canvas and use a course authoring tool H4P for the development of interactives
  • complete title audit for lesson/assessment naming consistency when needed
  • other course development tasks as required

What you'll need


Required Criteria:

  • You must physically reside and work in Canada.
  • You must either be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident of Canada, or have a valid Canadian work permit.
  • You must be able to successfully pass a Criminal Record Check (CRC)
  • High English language proficiency - both verbal and written

Experience: experience in a similar role is considered an asset, specifically

  • Course builder and/or Instructional Design experience or junior front-end developer experience
  • Quality Assurance experience
  • Learning Management System (LMS) developer or admin role experience, specifically Canvas LMS
  • Development experience
  • Experience using course authoring tools such as H5P

We're looking for

Core Skills

Strong attention to detail Solid communication Technically inclined Learning Quickly Learning Management Systems Canvas LMS Quality Assurance Review Follow Instructions Well-organized Professional Manner

A little bit about us

LearnNorth Inc

LearnNorth Inc. is a global leader in EdTech (Education Technology) support services for digital learning schools and digital learning content providers. Our tech-savvy team is based in Canada. We offer staff augmentation or project outsourcing for Learning Management Systems (LMS) related initiatives. We have over twenty years of experience in the EdTech market, using a wide variety of LMS platforms like Blackboard, Brightspace, Buzz, Canvas, Educator, itslearning, Moodle, and Schoology. Staff augmentation allows our clients to quickly grow your team to cover a variety of additional skills required to support your initiative. Project outsourcing allows our clients to execute an entire project using LearnNorth resources and managed by one of our Project Managers. Here is an overview of our services.

COURSE BUILD SERVICES Do you have already-scripted content that needs to be built in your LMS or developed content that needs to be loaded into your LMS. Our team can take on the course building role for you or supplement existing team members.

COURSE MIGRATION SERVICES Is your organization moving to another LMS and short on time, resources, or expertise? Our team can move your online courses for you. Included in the service is full side-by-side quality assurance review prior to delivery, to verify content and functionality.

COURSE DEPLOYMENT SERVICES Are you an online education organization that licenses your online courses to customers of your own? Our team can deploy your courses to your customer's LMS on your behalf. We can even provide ongoing course maintenance support to your customer after deployment if needed.

QUALITY ASSURANCE SERVICES Our team can complete a full functional quality assurance check customized to suit your requirement. We work with you to define a checklist prior to engagement. QA includes a full-click through, verifying that each element functions as designed and meticulously logging all defects. Once each defect edit is made, another team member will verify the functionality before the defect is marked as resolved.

Are you interested?

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