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Employment Type:
Part time
Job Category:
Education & Teaching
Online English Teacher for Kids (Remote)
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VIPKID | Telecommute
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Job Description

Looking for a flexible, professional online teaching opportunity? VIPKID, Forbes’ #1 “Remote Work” company for 2018, is the world leader in online English education for kids 12 and under.

Discover the joy of online teaching with VIPKID's platform and curriculum. No commute, no grading, no lesson planning required! 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 an interactive and fun curriculum and lesson plans for you.

- The most active online English teaching community in the world

- Top-ranked online teaching company on Indeed and Glassdoor

- Backed by Sequoia Capital and Tencent Holdings (currently valued at $1.5 billion)


Please apply through our Teacher Recruitment Portal:

*This is a special URL for After College applicants, so please use this link to apply!

Responsibilities and Duties

- The classes: 25-minute full immersion English language, 1-on-1 classes

- The pay: Depends on your experience, but averages around $9.5 per 25-minute 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 remotely from your home - no commute!

- What you need: A computer, strong internet connection, and a headset

- The culture: Learn about Chinese culture, families, and lifestyle from your students

Qualifications and Skills

- 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 Info

Contract type: Independent contractor

Start date: Immediately

Peak times: The following hours tend to be students’ most requested time periods:

- Monday-Sunday 6-10am EST

- Saturday-Sunday 9pm-10am EST

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Pay: $14.00 to $22.00 /hour


VIPKID connects students (aged 4-12) in China with teachers in North America for real-time one-to-one online English immersion learning. A global education company, VIPKID’s mission is to inspire and empower every child for the future.  VIPKID adheres to the belief that education is not one-size-fits-all and that all students are unique and the world is within their reach when connected with great teachers capable of personalizing learning and sparking curiosity.

Founded in 2013 and formally launched in 2014 after a year of piloting and curriculum development, VIPKID has become the global leader in online English education for kids. The company offers a progressive pedagogy based on the US Common Core State Standards and now serves a community of over 200,000 paying students and over 30,000 teachers in the US and Canada. In 2017, VIPKID and Jack Ma Foundation launched an English-language education initiative for schools in rural China with the goal of reaching 200 schools in rural China in two years.

For more information, go to www.vipkidteachers.com