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Girl wondering, "should I teach English online?".

If you’re wondering if you should teach English online, we’re here to help you decide.

Enter this nifty quiz that helps you figure out if teaching English online is a good job for you based on your personality, work style, experience and more.

Wait, why teach English online in the first place?

Well, how about the great pay, perks, bonuses, flexibility and the ability to work from home or anywhere you want? Teaching online is worth it!

Here’s the best part:

There are SO many opportunities to find online teaching jobs because the demand just keeps growing.

Let’s get started. Take our quiz below to find out if you’re the right fit for the job!

  1. Which work schedule sounds better to you?
    A. Working fixed hours Monday-Friday
    B. Having a flexible working schedule
    C. No preference. I’m good with anything.
  2. Which sounds best to you?
    A. Working remotely from anywhere in the world
    B. Going into work every day at the same location
  3. Can you speak English fluently?
    A. Yes
    B. No
  4. Do you have a working laptop and WiFi available?
    A. Yup, I’m always connected
    B. No, I’m not a big technology person
    C. Not right now but I plan to have something set up
  5. Do you have a TEFL certificate?
    A. Yup, I’m TEFL certified!
    B. No, I don’t plan to get certified
    C. No, but I’m open to it
  6. Where do you prefer working?
    A. I like to travel and work remotely
    B. I prefer working from home
    C. I like to work at the same location every day
  7. Which best describes your work style?
    A. I’m a self-starter!
    B. I prefer to have someone tell me what to do
    C. I like structure and consistency at work
    D. I’m great at prioritizing my tasks with little supervision
  8. Do you have any teaching experience?
    A. No
    B. Yes
  9. How many hours do you want to work?
    A. Full-time hours (40 hours a week)
    B. Part-time work (less than 40 hours a week)
  10. Do you want to be your own boss?
    A. Definitely! I’ve got an entrepreneurial spirit
    B. No, I like the structure of a typical 9-5 job


Mostly As

Yes! You totally should teach English online. Hooray! You’re the perfect fit for the job. You have the personality, working style and technology to become a great online English teacher. Start your online teaching journey today by checking out some of the world’s best teaching companies here:

Qualify for online teaching jobs with a TEFL certificate:

Mostly Bs

Maybe not right now. It looks like you may not be a good fit for teaching English online at this time. But don’t let that discourage you forever. There’s still a chance to become one later if things change.To become an online English teacher you should:
a) Speak English fluently
b) Enjoy a flexible working schedule
c) Have the right technology and a good WiFi connection
d) A TEFL certificate is an asset**Qualify for online teaching jobs with a TEFL certificate:

Mixed Answers

Re-evaluate what’s important to you right now. You gave a mix of responses, so evaluate which factors are most important to you in deciding if online English teaching is the right fit. The flexibility, technology requirements, and entrepreneurial work style may or may not align with your preferences. Reflect on your goals to determine the best path.

We hope this quiz gave you the answers you need and the inspiration to set off on your virtual teaching journey.

Remember, you don’t need any prior teaching experience to get started. But a TEFL certificate will help you secure the world’s best online teaching jobs.

Other than that, we wish you the best of luck in finding your dream remote job!

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