VIPKID recruits North American teachers to provide 1-on-1 online English lessons to students in China.

Our mission is to provide Chinese students with the North American elementary education experience from the comfort of their homes. We do this through a unique curriculum that combines EFL teaching best practices with the U.S. Common Core State Standards – fostering creativity, critical thinking, and curiosity for our hundreds of thousands of learners.

As of 2017, we have 30,000+ teachers delivering daily lessons to over 250,000+ students!
Jan 05, 2018
Veterans - looking for a flexible online teaching opportunity? Join VIPKID to teach English to kids around the world! Earn extra money, gain unique professional experience, and join a movement impacting hundreds of thousands of children - all from the comfort of your home. Discover the joy of teaching with VIPKID's platform and curriculum. No commute, no grading, and no lesson planning required! Teach your classes in your spare time, mostly early mornings on weekdays or evenings on weekends. 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 lesson plans for you to use. It's why we call VIPKID "part-time teaching, full-time fun". Note:  Contrary to popular belief, VIPKID recruits teachers of all different teaching styles and personalities. We're building a model of personalized education that allows  all  kinds of types of teachers and students to succeed. -- 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, teacher pay 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 - Benefits: Learn best online teaching practices from our professional team at no cost - 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 - 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) Job Requirements: 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 - not required, but 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
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