Teach online flexibly with VIPKID

ESL / EFL teacher wanted by VIPKID First work day: ASAP
Proficient speakers
0 years (beginners, too)
BA in any subject
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!

Job details


ESL / EFL teacher

Work hours:


Student type:

1-5 years , 6-10 years

Group size:


Contract term:

1-6 months

Contract type:

Work as freelancer

Institution type:

Language school

School authority:


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.

The Basics of the Online English Teacher Role:

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

Device Requirements:
- Desktop, Laptop, MAC, Surface
- HD External camera or HD integrated camera (Most laptops have it)
- Use a headset with a microphone, stable output and input

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Proficient speakers

  2. Experience

    0 years (beginners, too)

  3. Qualification

    BA in any subject

What we offer

  1. The pay: Depends on your experience, but as reported on Indeed, averages around $19/hour

Online (remote) work


About the employer

VIPKID provides an international learning experience to children in China between the ages 4-12. Headquartered in Beijing, the company offers fully immersive one-on-one English language instruction provided online by highly qualified teachers. The curriculum is based on the U.S. Common Core State Standards and uses a flipped-classroom approach to foster creativity and critical thinking skills.

Mission: We believe that there is a better, more effective way to teach a foreign language through curiosity, critical thinking, and creativity. We have an energetic, collaborative Silicon Valley style work culture with an international team of people who are passionate about education technology.

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)

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