Online English Teacher

Qkids - More Info

About Qkids

Qkids is a leading online education platform that connects North American English teachers with over 500,000 Chinese students from ages 4 to 12 years old. Using a narrative game-based curriculum, teachers guide students through fun and dynamic learning experiences while in the comfort of their own homes. Qkids’ unique patented platform is user-friendly and engaging for teachers and students alike. Founded in 2015, Qkids has become a national leader in cross-cultural online learning and established offices in Shenzhen, Xiamen, Guangzhou, and Beijing. The company has completed its Series B financing round led by IDG Capital and is poised to build lasting growth across the world.

Start date: Immediate


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


  • Regular 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 - August 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

Application Process:

Apply with all required materials > Initial screening > Demo Interview > Demo Interview 2 > Trial Classes > Background Check > Contract

Posted: July 2019
This is a Direct to School Job
July 2019
6 months
Licensed Teacher, University Graduate, ESL Instructor
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School

Job Benefits

  • 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

Qualifications and Requirements

TESL/TEFL Certificate
Associate/2-year Diploma
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. or Canada
  • AA eligibility required, Bachelors degree preferred
  • Below BA will require a plan to earn TESOL/ TEFL certificate
  • Digital literacy and the ability to lead an engaging learning atmosphere
  • Prior teaching experience or equivalent in education, tutoring, mentoring, homeschooling preferred
  • English teacher certificates (TESOL, TEFL, CELTA, ESL) preferred
  • Technical requirements: a computer with stable internet connection and clear audio/video capacity
  • The minimum time commitment is 6 hours per week
TEFL certification required