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Home-based Online English Teacher - Qkids

About Qkids

Qkids is an interactive online teaching platform that connects English teachers to young language learners in real time with fun, user-friendly software. Founded in 2015, we are now a national leader in cross-cultural E-learning with over 100,000 Chinese elementary and secondary students. Connected on our patented and effective game-based learning platform, English teachers from the United States and Canada guide students through a curriculum of fun, dynamic, and engaging narrative gaming adventures from the comfort of their own homes. We are ready to build lasting growth for both learners and teachers, and we pride ourselves on providing the authentic North American classroom experience for our students in China.

Your Work

  • Teach English to young learners between 5-12 years of age through our online platform
  • Teachers will be teaching classrooms with up to 4 students
  • Our Class Coordination Team will handle scheduling and student assignment
  • Each in-lesson time is 30 minutes
  • Training and support provided
  • Curriculum is preset, no lesson planning required

Position Details

  • Contract type: Independent Contractor
  • Contract Term: Flexible
  • Start date: Immediately
  • Location: Remote, online

Available class time slots - 19 hrs:

7 days a week (AM - EST): 6:40-7:10, 7:20-7:50, 8:00-8:30, 8:40-9:10

Plus Friday and Saturday (PM - EST): 8:40-9:10, 9:20-9:50, 10:00-10:30, 10:40-11:10, 11:20-11:50

Additional summer time slots (June 24th - August 30th EST) 12.5 hrs:

Sunday - Thursday (PM-EST): 8:40-9:10, 9:20-9:50, 10:00-10:30, 10:40-11:10, 11:20-11:50


The base rate for our teachers is $16 USD per hour, equivalent to 2 lessons. There are
attendance and performance bonuses, $1USD each, calculated weekly. With full bonuses the pay is
$20 USD per hour.

Posted: September 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
August 2018
ESL Instructor
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School

Job Benefits

  • $16-20 USD/hr (2 lessons)
  • Attendance and performance bonuses, $1USD each, calculated weekly
  • With full bonuses the pay is $20USD/hr
  • Flexible schedule
  • Minimum of 6 hours weekly commitment
  • Great support
  • Easy to operate and interactive platform
  • Stable weekly hours
  • Preset curriculum
  • Flexible class cancellation policy
  • International travel opportunity to China for top teachers
  • Opportunity for other internal positions

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Eligible to legally work in the U.S. or Canada
  • Earned a Bachelor’s degree or currently enrolled in a university program
  • Digital literacy and the ability to lead an engaging learning atmosphere
  • The minimum time commitment is 6 hours weekly
  • Prior teaching experience or equivalent in education, tutoring, mentoring, homeschooling preferred
  • English teaching certificates (TESOL, TEFL, CELTA, ESL) preferred
  • Technical requirements: a computer with stable internet connection and clear audio/video capacity