Online English Teachers - VIPKID

Online English Teachers - VIPKID
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Looking for a flexible, professional online teaching opportunity? VIPKID is the world leader in online English education for kids 12 and under.

Rediscover the joy of teaching with VIPKID's platform and curriculum. No commute, no grading, no lesson planning required! Instruct kids in your spare time — from home — during early mornings or evenings.

Teaching just 60 minutes a day earns you between $420-650 a month. It's as easy as making a Skype call, with interactive and fun curriculum and lesson plans made for your use.

  • Ranked #5 by Forbes on its 2017 "Top 100 Remote Work" companies
  • The most active online English teaching community in the world
  • Top-ranked online teaching company on Indeed and Glassdoor with 4-star rating and 86% CEO approval
  • Backed by Sequoia Capital and Tencent Holdings (currently valued at $1.5 billion)


The Basics of the Online English Teacher Role:

  • The classes: 25-minute full immersion English language, 1-on-1 classes
  • The pay: Depends on your experience, but as reported on Indeed, averages around $19/hour
  • The curriculum: U.S. Common Core aligned lesson material, designed by our in-house curriculum team
  • Time of day: You choose your schedule from available class slots; peak student demand hours are listed below
  • Location: Conveniently teach remote from your own home - no commute!
  • What you need: You only need is computer, a strong internet connection, and a headset; we provide the rest
  • The culture: You will learn about Chinese culture, families, and lifestyle through classroom exchanges with our students
  • Contract type: Independent contractor
  • Start date: Immediately

Peak times: The following hours tend to be the most requested time periods to teach from our families:

  • Monday-Sunday 6-10am EST
  • Saturday-Sunday 9pm-10am EST
Posted: August 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
August 2018
6 Months
Licensed Teacher, College/University Faculty, University Graduate, ESL Instructor, Vocational/Technical Instructor
Preschool/Early Childhood, KG, Gr. 1, Gr. 2, Gr. 3, Gr. 4, Gr. 5, Gr. 6
USD 1500

Job Benefits

  • Average pay $19/hour, depending on experience
  • Learn best online teaching practices from our professional team at no cost

Qualifications & Requirements

1 Year
  • BA degree or higher
  • Experience with any kind of teaching (1+ years)*
  • Eligible to legally work in the U.S. or Canada
  • Desire to engage and inspire young learners

*Note on Teaching Experience: This can include educators, professors, tutors, teaching assistants, elementary teachers, traditional teaching experience or the equivalent in mentoring, tutoring, or alternative education.

While helpful, there's no requirement for teaching certificate, state certification, TESOL, TEFL, or ESL experience. All classes and business are conducted in English.

Other experience - not required, but are preferred:

  • Online English Education / Educator / Online English Teaching / Online Instructor
  • Home-Based Online English Teacher / Online English Tutor / Online English Tutoring
  • Online English Teacher Assistant / Online English Elementary Teacher
  • Summer Teacher / Casual Teacher / Assistant Teacher / Teaching Assistant
  • Elementary School Teacher / High School Teacher
  • Substitute Teacher / Teacher Assistant / Lead Teacher


One of the world's most powerful nations, China's cultural contributions have influenced history and human development for thousands of years. Teach Away offers ESL teaching jobs in reputable language schools as well as licensed teaching jobs across China.

Standard Chinese
Renminbi (yuan) (¥)
Buddhism, Taoism
Varied: wet/dry seasons
Land area - 3.7 million sq. miles (9.6 million sq. km)