Part-time Online English Teacher for Children


About the organization

VIPKID is the world leader in online English education for kids 12 and under, offering the American elementary school experience to Chinese children from the comfort of their homes. VIPKID connects very young Chinese students with teachers from North America so they can start learning English in an immersion style from a very early age.

Rediscover the joy of teaching with VIPKID's platform and curriculum. 

Instruct kids in your spare time during early mornings or evenings.

Teaching just 60 minutes part-time per 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.


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 $9.5 per 25-minutes class, i.e.$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 
  • Benefits: Learn best online teaching experiences from our professional team at no cost 
  • The culture: You will learn about Chinese culture, families, and lifestyle through classroom exchanges with our students


Requirements and Qualifications to become an Online English Teacher/Online ESL Teacher: 

  • 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 you may have that are not requirements, 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 

Contract type: Independent contractor 

Start date: Immediately 

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

  • Monday-Sunday 6-10am EST

    - Saturday-Sunday 9pm-10am EST 

 Job Types: Part-time, Contract


$14.00 to $22.00 / Hour

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