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Get paid to teach from home in 2018/19!

We are thrilled to be able to you offer you the chance to teach English as a Second language part time from the comfort of your own home!
If you…

  • have a degree and/or TEFL/teaching experience
  • can commit to working a minimum of 12 hours per week (maximum 20)
  • are fun and enthusiastic and like working with children
  • would like some teaching experience
  • have a decent internet speed

…you need to teach English online.


For our online teaching positions you need to have a degree in any discipline and be a native English speaker. Your chances of being invited to interview increase if you also have a TEFL qualification and/or teaching experience. Click here for further information on TEFL courses. You need to have a HD Webcam and wired DSL internet connection – 10Mbps and be able to commit to teaching at least 12 hours per week.

Job Outline

ESL teaching Online (6 month contracts)

  • Location: from home
  • Contract Length: 6 months
  • Start Dates: Every month of the year
  • Starting Salary: £8.80 to £20 an hour
  • Teaching Hours: Minimum 12 hours per week between 10am – 2pm (GMT)
  • Students: Chinese students from 5-18 years old
  • Training is provided once you have successfully completed the screening process

Additional Information

To teach English online you need to be friendly, energetic, enthusiastic and able to think on your feet. You need to be well prepared and able to engage with students and maintain their interest.

The Process


Complete an Application Form

It takes 5-10 minutes to complete our application form. You will be asked questions about your qualifications, motivation and your experience.


Skype Interview

Our online team in China will only contact you by email if they would like to interview you. The interview is a Skype interview and is usually around 30 minutes long. You will be asked to give a demo class for around 10 minutes of the interview to the interviewer who will pretend to be a student!. You will be sent full details of the demo class via email in advance. Successful candidates have fun, energetic classes which students look forward to. During the remainder of the interview you will have a chance to show your enthusiasm and let your interviewer know why it is you will be a great online teacher! It is also a chance for you to ask questions and find out about life as an online. Your starting hourly rate is calculated based on your qualifications, experience and performance during the demo class.


Start your new career!

Read what our current teachers think of teaching English online.

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Our Online Team

The lovely Helen will be your first point of call if you are selected for an interview. Helen is based in China and will guide you through the screening process for online teaching. Please feel free to ask Helen anything from what questions you’ll be asked in your interview to details of how pay rates are calculated.