THE MEGA LIST: 300+ Online Schools Hiring Right Now!
I recently came across an amazing list of Online Schools on a Blog by www.goodairlanguage.com and had to share it with you guys!
before we get to the list, here are my Top three picks for Online English Teaching Companies:
Teaching English Online is a Great way to suppliment your offline teaching Income or even make it your full Income. The online Teaching market is expaning all over the world at an electric rate! In China alone there are are now millians of Students taking English lessons online every day!I have been Teaching English Online for over 4 years now and I Love it! It gives me the flexibility to live and travel anywhere in the world.
My job comes with me!
before we get to the list, here are my Top five picks for Online English Teaching Companies:
This is the Social media of Online Teaching! It is one of the coolest apps I have seen so far on the market! Right, you can teach direct from your phone on one of the most advanced teaching apps available
Hours are available throughout the peak 6pm - 9pm Beijing Time
They may not pay the highest but when it comes to best school! Booking or contracted time required, feel like Teaching? Simply log in and make yourself available. Students (Adults & Teens) will call you from all over the world (Not just China) and pay you by the minute. This is a great school to supplement an income with Dada or Magic Ears
This school has one of the coolest looking interactive platforms I have seen! They also pay up to $27 an hour, sorry Brits they only accept Americans and Canadians
My rating: 4 out of 5
North American Companies
Online American School is based in the USA and they are currently (July 2018) looking for native speaking English teachers with a university education and teaching certification. They are working on a project of creating video recorded lessons for students in grades 7-11 based on American curriculum. They also strongly prefer someone with online teaching experience. They pay $20 USD per hour. The also teach math, science, art and business. You can email Zamil directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for the Online American School review page.
Fluency Tutors is an ESL teacher recruitment company based in Vancouver, Canada. They want native speaking teachers from Canada, USA, UK and South Africa. Teachers must have a Bachelor’s Degree, a TESOL/TESL/TEFL/ or CELTA teaching certificate and one year of teaching experience (online preferred). You create a profile on their website. The profile contains your resume, photo, certifications and a self-intro video. Fluency Tutors partners with ESL schools in China, Russia and the USA. They negotiate to decide how much teachers will be paid. Click here for the Fluency Tutors review page.
LinguaPlex is based in Idaho and they are currently hiring English and Spanish teachers (they also teach a number of other languages). They want native speakers to give 1 to 1 classes and edit learners written work as well. It looks like they kind of specialize in proofreading and editing presentations, CVs and business reports. They pay $0.02 per word, or about $5 for editing one page of 250 words. For classes they pay $18.20 per 50 minute class, and $11.20 per 25 minute class. Click here for the LinguaPlex review page.
RealTalk has been around for about 5 years, but their website is new and they are growing. As of April 29th, 2018 they are hiring and looking for native English speakers. They teach 1 on 1 and they proved the material to teach all types of English courses, including exam preparation and pronunciation classes. They pay $17 USD per 55 minute lesson. Click here for the RealTalk review page.
Hoponchat (link removed as it appears the company is out of business) is based in San Francisco and their platform looks interesting. They have an app that can be used to teach and give video lessons. Teachers can log in and wait for calls from students who are online. There are no reports or pre-class preparation. They prefer native speaking teachers but it is not a requirement, they do require an ESL certificate of some kind and 6 months of previous teaching experience. They pay with Paypal but it is not known yet how much they pay. Click here for the Hop On Chat review page.
A+ Gateway is a new company and it looks like they are based in Toronto. They teach business English and exam preparation and the majority of their students are in grades 7 to 12. They want teachers from the USA or Canada with a bachelors degree and 2 years of teaching experience. Classes are all one to one and the material and training is provided. They pay between $18 and $22 USD per hour. Click here to leave a review of A+ Gateway.
EC Talk Canada is based in Canada but their students (aged 10-12) are in China. They are looking for teachers from Canada and the US to teach 1 to 1 part time. Teachers must have some experience and a university degree and be willing to work at least 4 hours per week. The working hours are Monday to Sunday Monday-Sunday 7am-10am EST, and weekends 9pm-11pm. They pay $11.25 CAD per 25 minute class. Click here for the EC Talk Canada review page.
English Ninjas is based in Delaware, USA but they teach mostly Turkish students. They want native speaking teachers with a degree, a ESL certificate and experience. Teachers can work as much or as little as they want, or they can work pre-scheduled shifts where teachers get paid no matter if there is a student or not. They pay teachers $10 USD per hour with Paypal. Peak hours are apparently 5pm-3am Turkish time. They have an app! Click here for the English Ninjas review page.
Zamenhof is based in the USA but it looks like most of their students are in Russia. They are looking for teachers from the UK and North America to work at least 20 hours per week. Experienced teachers are preferred. They pay every week through Paypal and teachers don’t have to fill out reports for every class! They pay between $12-$16 USD per hour for individual classes, $16-$20 for specialized English classes and $14-$16 for group classes with incentives. Click here for the Zamenhof review page
ABC International Group is looking for native speakers from the US and Canada with a bachelors degree (ESL certificate preferred) and at least 1 year of teaching experience to teach mostly 1to1 classes. They teach 25 minute classes to children and 50 minute classes to adults. Teachers must work a minimum of 12 hours per week from Monday to Sunday from 5:30am-10:30am and Friday & Saturday 8pm-midnight EST. They pay $18 – $ 25 USD per hour. To apply send your CV and photo to email@example.com.Click here for the ABC International Group review page.
Open English is all over the TV down here in Argentina, (with some really silly commercials) I think it is quite popular across Latin America. They want native speakers with a “North American accent”. According to their application they want teachers who are able to work in the USA legally. Open English salary starts at around $10 per hour. Click herefor the Open English review page.
EnglishTutorsOnline looks like a small company that is focused on helping English learners with specific tasks like writing or presentations. Click here for the comments and the EnglishTutorsOnline review page.
Topic-Time (link removed as they are no longer hiring) is a small American Skype company with Japanese students. You do not need to know Japanese culture but it is a plus. Good typing skills are also a plus. They pay $12USD per 55 minute lesson. You choose your own schedule. The students choose the teachers. They have their own curriculum and specialize in “The Scarlett Method”. They provide training. They would like to find teachers that care about people and fostering excellent learning environments so they are very selective about who they hire. Click here for comments and the Topic-Time reviews page.
Rype is based in the US and is designed for students on the go, so they have an app. The teach many languages and students get to choose their teacher. They pay from $9-$11 USD per hour. Click here for the comments and the Rype review page.
Global Mate New York (GMNY) teaches mostly South Korean professionals and students ages 19-50. Only Americans should apply. Click here for the comments and the Global Mate New York review page.
Ginseng English is based in Boston. They hire the best candidates so non-native speakers are welcome. Masters degrees are looked on favourably. They teach both general and business English in group classes. Click here to leave a review of Ginseng English.
WesternWise (website is down) is a small American company that teaches Chinese children aged 5-14. They are only looking for native speakers with a North American accent. Applicant must be available from 5am – 8am (US Central Standard Time) or on the weekends. They also want a committment of 1 year and someone with either a language degree, TEFL/Celta certificate or 3 years experience. They pay $15-22 USD per hour.
Redwood Language(Skilled Business English) is a new company based in Texas. They have their own platform and they are looking to hire business English teachers. Click here for the comments and the Redwood Language review page.
Golden Voice English (GVEOE) is based in Toronto, Canada and teaches English to students in China in grades 1 to 9. They offer a wide variety of curriculum and they do both group and 1 to 1 classes. They are currently hiring and looking for North American teachers. They pay $20 CAD per hour. You can find out more here.
Voxy is based in New York, they want native speakers with a degree or TESL certificate. They pay up to $18 an hour. Click here for the comments and the Voxy review page.
Lingo Live is a company based out of New York. They coach adults in the tech industry on language & communication skills. They are looking for remote coaches who can commit at least 15 hours/week and as a human-centric company, prefer to receive cover letters with applications. They teach English, Spanish, French, Mandarin and some other languages too. Click here for the comments and the Lingo Live reviews page.
WayUp (no longer online) is a New York company that teaches English to Chinese students through their platform. They are looking for university graduates and students, who can also help to improve their curriculum and their IT. They pay $10 – $13 an hour. Click here for the comments and the WayUp review page.
Speak! Language Center (link removed as they no longer need teachers) is in Virginia and they teach more languages than just English. They offer group and 1 to 1 classes.
EnglishKey is based in New Hampshire and is looking to hire native speakers. They want someone who can work at least 10 hours a week in the afternoons and evenings (Eastern Standard Time). Students are in Latin America, so bilingual teachers have an advantage, but teaching experience is not required. Their pay is unknown. Click here for the comments and the EnglishKey review page.
Camblyis based in San Francisco. It looks like they target Arab and Korean students. They are looking for native speakers. They have a system where students choose their classes and trainers at the time they want. Cambly pays $0.17 cents per minute or $10.20 USD per hour. Click here for the comments and the Cambly reviews page.
TalktoCanada is a great company for Canadians (such as myself) to work for. It’s not big, however, and when I applied they were only hiring teachers to start in a few months from when I was looking for a job. I believe the teachers have to use Skype to talk to the students. The starting pay was $14 an hour a year ago. Click here for the comments and the TalktoCanada review page.
Pearson / GlobalEnglish is based in San Francisco, they have just updated their platform and it looks great. They specialize in business English and have both group and individual classes. They are also working closely with Learnlight. They pay around $14 for individuals and $17 for group classes. Click here for the comments and the GlobalEnglish reviews page.
Duolingo was recently looking for experts in teaching languages and language assessment experts. They want “world-class language experts”. To help with their platform, not to teach languages but to act as a sort of consultant. They are now looking for freelance language teaching experts in early childhood education and Curriculum specialists. I imagine it would be interesting working for Duolingo, probably a great job. Check the link to see if Duolingo is still hiring. Click here for the comments and the Duolingo review page.
LOI English is based in Montana and requires teachers to be available for at least 25 hours a month. All their material is online and they give classes with Skype. They want native speakers including teachers from South Africa. The pay starts at $10 but goes up to $11 after 30 days. They will consider a higher wage for teachers experienced with TOEFL and for those who speak Portuguese. Click here for the comments and the LOI English review page.
Rosetta Stone is now teaching English online! Their software is famous in the language learning industry and now you can use it as a teaching tool. They want native speakers with a university degree and ESL teaching experience with children si preferred. Teachers must be available between 12-6am Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. I couldn’t find out how much they pay. Click here for the comments and the Rosetta Stone review page.
eBerlitz if you have taught ESL abroad you have probably heard of Berlitz. This American company has offices in more that 70 countries (their European website). From what I could find it looks like they teach adults and they pay around $14 or $15 an hour. Click here for the comments and the eBerlitz review page.
Elinet is based in Vancouver, Canada. They offer French and English classes and they may add more language in the future. Not much else is known about them yet. Click here for the comments and the ELINET review page.
goFLUENT is looking for business English teachers to teach a minimum of 4 hours per day 5 days a week. They have a specific time range when they need teachers so check the website. They also want native English speaking teachers who have some post-secondary education. Gofluent salary: I didn’t find out exactly how much they pay, but I have read that it is comparable to Learnlight, which is about €10 for individuals and €12 for group classes. Click here for the comments and the GoFluent review page.
International Language Connection is a small company based in Toronto, Canada. They teach general English and CELPIP, IELTS and TOEIC exam preparation courses. Click here for the comments and the International Language Connection review page.
EnglishTutorsOnline is based in the US, they provide proofreading, editing and more specific English services as well as classes. They offer academic tutoring, proofreading and ESL tutoring. Click here for the comments and the English Tutors Online review page.
EnglishTutorOnline apparently there is another company with a slightly different name to the one above it. They teach one to one classes to adults. Not much else is known about them at this point. Click here for the comments and the English Tutor Online review page.
Live Lingua is a smaller American company with less than 20 teachers. They offer a wide variety of specialty courses and charge students at least $20 an hour. Teachers are required to speak two languages and they are looking for native speaking teachers with 2 years experience and a university degree. Click here for the comments and the Live Lingua review page.
LearningU is based in Utah, USA. They offer business English and IELTS and TOEFL exam preparation courses. Not much else is known about them at this point. Click here for the comments and the LearningU review page.
SkypeEnglishClassNow is a very small company, based in the US, they only offer 1-1 classes. Students buy packages of classes. One class costs $28.99 and a 15 class package costs $299.85 or $19.99 per class. Click here for the comments and the Skype English Class Now review page.
Say Yes to Success Online Tutoring (appears to be offline) is based in St. Louis. Looks like a small company with demanding requirements for teachers (10 years experience with a Masters or PHD). Not sure if they are hiring. It looks like they offer classes but they also specialize in proofreading business presentations and speeches. Click here for the comments and the Say Yes to Success Online Tutoring review page.
PandaTree currently teaches Spanish and Mandarin but they are working on launching their online English teaching program. Click here for the comments and the PandaTree review page.
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IQBar is the newest company from the UK. They are looking for native speakers who have at least 1 year of teaching experience with children. (It looks like they are really interested in getting students from UK universities.) They offer a flexible schedule and teachers can work full or part time. They want teachers to have an internet download speed of 20 mbps or more. IQBar pays between $12 to $18 per hour plus bonuses. Apparently some of their bonuses include discounted gym memberships, public transportation fare, mobile plans, phone insurance and Apple discounts. Click here for the IQBar review page.
Tutor Supply is focused on teaching Chinese students. They pay well depending on your education and experience. If you have “Qualified Teacher Status” you can earn even more. You must also have a British background check done (aDBS). You can earn from £20 – 30per hour with a £5 bonus for every extra student in your class. Click here for the comments and the Tutor Supply review page.
ESLstarter is looking for Canadian or American nationals to teach Chinese children. It looks like they teach both individuals and groups. They want teachers with a TEFL/TESOL certificate and a university degree. The really want teachers to be available from 6:00am – 9:30am EST. They pay up to $20 USD per 45 minute class and a base rate of $18 for group classes. Click here for the comments and the ESLstarter review page.
Linguacircle (website is down) teaches individuals and groups. TEFL or equivalent certificate required, non-native English speakers are welcome to apply.
Barons English (alternate site) is looking for UK teachers only, to give 1 to 1 classes via Skype to students in China, Japan and Korea. Classes are 25 or 50 minutes long. They want native speakers with at least 2 years of college education. To apply email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for the Barons English review page.
Tute is a new tutoring program for UK students. They want only UK teachers. They teach English and other subjects to primary and secondary students in a small group setting. Click here for the comments and the Tute review page.
Fleet Tutors is not an ESL company but one that teaches all types of UK curriculum to UK students. They are only looking for UK qualified teachers. Click here for the comments and the Fleet Tutors review page.
TwoSigmas is based in the UK and teach Chinese children 1 to 1. They are looking for native speakers from Canada, the UK, New Zealand, the USA and Australia. They pay up to $30 USD an hour plus bonuses. Click here for the TwoSigmas reviews page.
PhoneBoxLanguage /English Skype Lesson are two closely related companies based in England. They want native teachers to teach one-to-one classes. They teach general and business, English, exam preparation (TOEFL, IELTS, FCE, CAE) and they do many lessons by phone. It is not known how much they pay at this time. Click here for the comments and the Phone Box Language and/or English Skype Lesson review page.
Brown Cow English is a smallish company but you have to like the name. They offer general and business English courses as well as exam preparation (IELTS, FCE, CAE, etc.) and English courses for kids. Click here for the comments and the Brown Cow English review page.
Online Teachers UK (OTUK) is a small UK based company targeting mostly Russian students. They only want British teachers. All classes are 1 to 1 and 45 or 90 minutes long. Click here for the OTUK review page.
English Skype Classroom is a really small company, they teach a wide variety of classes including exam preparation job interview practice. They offer lessons by Skype or in person. They only hire native speakers. Click here for the English Skype Classroom review page.
OpenLanguages requires teachers to submit a video that students can watch and then choose their teacher. They offer customized classes to their students, online classroom tools and flexible scheduling. They also teach Spanish, German and French. Teachers must be native speakers. The base pay is 10 euros per hour. Click here for the OpenLanguages reviews.
AllRight.io is apparently based in the USA but they teach Russian kids aged 5-12. They are looking for native English speakers who can also speak Russian, bilingual teachers are preferred but if you speak a little Russian they will accept you too. They also want teachers who have a bachelors degree and an ESL certificate or teaching experience is preferred. They provide basic teaching material to help teachers get started. They pay $18 USD per hour and $12 per 30 minute class. Click here for the All Right review page
EnglishDom offers all types of ESL classes to Russian students. The classes are 1 to 1 and last 50 minutes. They want native speakers or bilingual teachers who are fluent in Russian and English. According to a commenter EnglishDom pays teachers $10 USD per hour. Apply by emailing: email@example.com. Click here for the comments and the English Dom review page.
Career Land Centeris a new Russian company that is currently hiring (as of February 2018). They teach kids and adults in Russia and Asia. They also teach some business English group classes. They pay$15-20 USD per hour. Now they are also looking for native English speaking teachers who are willing to travel to Thailand, Vietnam and China for work. You can email your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for the comments and the Career Land Center review page.
Skyeng is an ESL teaching company from Russia that wants teachers with university degrees and a TEFL/CELTA certificate. It appears that non-natives are welcome to apply, (it look like many of their teachers are Russian) They use the “Vimbox” platform. Skyeng pays $4-5 USD per hour. Click here for the Skyeng review page.
English Natali is based in Russia, could be a good option for those in the European time zone or with Russian citizenship. They teach group classes, business English, exam preparation and they teach children. They have over 200 teachers, but it is not known how much they pay yet. Click here for the English Natali review page.
International Language E-School (ILES) is a Russian company with some connections to Los Angeles. They have more than 300 teachers and are only looking for native speakers. It looks like they also teach Spanish, French, Russian, German and Chinese. Click here for the International Lanaguage E-School review page.
New Way English is another Russian company. They only have about 20 teachers and it appears that they only hire native speakers or Russians. Teachers must have 5 years of experience and an ESL teaching certificate. They teach business English, exam preparation, US embassy preparation and they also teach children. They charge students about $580 rubles ($10 USD) per hour. You can email your resume to email@example.com.Click here for the New Way English review page.
English Den is another online ESL teaching company based in Russia. They teach business English, exam preparation and they teach children. They want teachers who have 3 years of experience, if you have worked with British materials that is a plus. They charge their students about 500 rubles ($8.50 USD) per 45 minute class with a Russian teacher and about 1000 rubles ($17 USD) per class with a native speaker. You can email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for the EnglishDen review page.
Lingua Airlines is hiring qualified teachers to teach Russian students. They teach business, conversation and exam preparation classes. They want native speaking teachers with an ESL certificate who are available for at least 15 hours per week. They pay from $10 – $20 USD per class depending on experience and class type. Click here for the Lingua Airlines review page.
Form is a small company based in St. Petersburg. Not much is known about them because their webpage is difficult to translate. It looks like they specialize in preparing students for the IELTS exam. You can email email@example.com for more information. Click here to leave us a review of From.
SofiaSquare used to allow teachers to meet students face to face but they have just launched their online platform. Teachers can teach many languages and other subjects like math and give music lessons. They want teachers to create their own profile and it looks like you set your own price. Here is a link to their app. Click here for the SofiaSquare review page.
LingoKids is based in Madrid. They teach languages to children with their app, by focusing on language immersion through games, videos and songs along with other offline activities. Teachers conduct 1 to 1 videos lessons with children from around the world (China, USA, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines and Indonesia). They want teachers who can commit to 10 hours of availability per week during peak times in Europe. Teachers must have a 1.5 Mpbs internet connection. Classes can be canceled or booked up to 2 hours beforehand. Applicants are required to make a 10 minute demo class video on a topic of your choice as if it were given to a 4 year old. LingoKids pays $10 per 30 minute class. Click here for the LingoKids reviews and comments page.
SkyLearn looks to be based in Spain and they teach children and adults from around the world. They want native speakers to teach a variety of subjects including ESL and exam preparation courses. They are looking for FULL-TIME (8 hours a day) and part-time teachers with a university degree and a TESL certificate is preferred. Their pay depends on what country you are living in for some reason. They say they pay up to $35,000 per year with Paypal. Click here for the Skylearn review page.
Break Into English has over 100 teachers and 1500 students they are looking for native speakers to teach 1 on 1 to mostly European students. They teach kids and adults and offer business English and exam preparation courses. They are currently branching out into Asia. They pay between 12€ and 14€ per hour. Click here for the Break Into English review page.
Training Express is looking for native speakers to teach English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and other languages. They specialize in business language. I believe they are associated with another Spanish ESL company called Learnlight. Click here for the Training Express review page.
Blazaar (company has closed as of July 2018) is a new company from Barcelona with their own platform. They are looking not only for English teachers, but also German, French, Italian, Russian, Arabic and Spanish. The pay varies but it roughly starts at $12 USD per 45 minute class and there is no minimum amount of hours required. It looks like teachers can now set there own pay rate. Click here for the comments and the Blazaar review page.
Learnlight(formerly called Ispeakuspeak or ISUS) is based in Barcelona. They not only teach English, but 15 other languages including Spanish, French, German and Italian. Their online platform is new and sleek. They mostly teach business English to employees of multi-national companies based in Europe. Working part-time is possible, you choose your hours and they find the students for you. Learnlight salary: The pay (in Euros) is competitive at €10 for individuals and €12 for group classes. Click here for the Learnlight review page.
EnglishOnlineTV another Spanish company that a fellow teacher works for. They specialize in business English and exam preparation. I know they hire non-native speakers to teach English and they also teach Russian, French and German. Click here for the EnglishOnlineTV review page.
Inglesissimo is another company based in Spain offering business lessons and lessons for individuals and travelers. They have about 900 teachers. They also teach French, Italian, Spanish, German and Chinese. It is not known how much they pay. Click here for the Inglesissimo review page.
OS Connect is based in Seville. Their website looks good (it is in Spanish) and they offer a wide range of courses. They pay $7 to $9 USD per hour for individual and group classes. They also pay for writing correction, marking, answering questions on the platform and developing teaching materials. Click here for the OSConnect review page.
The SpeakCenter (no longer online) is based in Spain and offer classes to businesses and individuals.
IE-Academy (no longer online) is based in Spain, they offer business, individual and exam preparation classes.
Other European Companies
Telelangue is based in France. It looks like they teach Spanish and English. According to the comments they do want native speaking teachers but a degree/certificate is not necessary. They teach students around the world with classes of 15, 30 or 60 minutes long. They pay only $9 or $10 USD per hour. Click here for the Telelangue review page.
Novo English is in France. It looks like they teach kids, teenagers and adults. Teachers must be native speakers and the students choose their teachers. Classes are only 15 minutes long and are primarily just conversation classes. Click here for the Novo English review page.
Educastream is based in France, it looks like they want natives speakers from the UK to teach part-time. They teach children, adults and business English. They also teach math. They have some good reviews on the glassdoor website where they say they paid teachers between £9.10 – £10.80 per hour. Click here for the Educastream review page.
1to1Progress is based in France and they teach mostly business English to students in France. They are looking for bilingual teachers although it is not necessary to be bilingual. 1to1Progress pays up to €15 per hour. Click here for more comments and the 1to1Progress Reviews page.
FluentBe (homepage link) is based in Poland and are currently hiring teachers with 1 year of experience teaching adults.. The students are mostly Polish adults. It looks like they teach 1 on 1 and group classes of up to 4 people. FluentBe pays around $10 USD per hour (possibly negotiable). Click here for more comments and the FluentBe Reviews page.
Learnship is based in Germany. They teach 1 to 1 and group classes. They specialize in business English, but they also teach many other languages. They pay around €17 per hour. Click here for more comments and the Learnship reviews page.
Woospeak based in France and they would like their teachers to be able to speak French. Woospeak salary: Starting pay is good from $16 to $18 per hour. Sounds like a good company if you are bilingual. Click here for the Woospeak review page.
GoForLanguages is an international company with offices in the USA, Spain, France and Belgium. They teach and do translations. They want native teachers to give 1 to 1 classes that are 30 minutes long. They specialize in business English. It is not known how much they pay yet. Click here for the Go For Languages review page.
Tandem is a new company based in Germany. They offer language tutoring services but only through an app with iOS and Android. That means you have to use a smartphone to teach. Teachers set their own pay rate. Another interesting feature they have for students is the ability to find other students and chat with them online. They teach multiple languages including Spanish, French, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese and Russian. Click here for the Tandem review page.
Gymglish is a small company of about 20 people based in France. It looks like they are not hiring teachers any more but they are hiring content developers to make short lessons for language learners.
Magic Earsis in Beijing and they teach children aged 5-12. Their classes can have up to 4 students. They want native speakers from Canada or the USA with an ESL certificate or teaching experience (although these last two qualifications are not always required). Teaching material is provided by the company and the hours are weekdays: 6:30pm-9pm, weekends and holidays: 10am-11:30am & 6:30pm-9pm. Booking rate depends on how good the teacher is or if the student likes the teacher. They pay a base rate of $9 per 30 minute class with incentives for being on time and having 60 time slots open per month. So you can earn up to $22 or possibly even $26 USD per hour. Click here for more comments and the Magic Ears review page.
Sprout4Future (Chinese name is RouChi English) also known to students and parents as Whales English. They teach kids in China and the parents pick the teachers for their kids. They only want native speakers from North America or the UK with at least 1 year of experience teaching kids and a university degree. Their classes are made up of groups of 3-5 children from ages 5-15. Teachers have the option to teach other subjects in English such as science, history, literature, writing, etc. They also teach Spanish and French. Teachers must be available during peak hours. The pay is between $18-25 USD per 50 minute class and performance bonuses are available. Click here for more information and the Sprout4Future review page.
SayABC is a new online education company in China for group lessons as a part of VIPKID. Teachers teach groups of children (4 students aged 5-12) during a 3 month course. Their curriculum was partly developed by National Geographic. They want native speaking teachers with a bachelors degree and an ESL certificate although they are a bit flexible, they prefer US accents. Teaching experience is preferred but not required. All the classes are from 6pm-9pm Chinese Standard Time (GMT +8) Monday to Saturday. Each class is 40 minutes and you can work as little as you want or a maximum of 24 classes per week. They pay up to $28 USD per hour (with bonuses) for a 40 minute class. Click here for the SayABC reviews page.
Kaifu English is looking for native speakers from Canada, USA, Great Britian, Australia and New Zealand to teach Chinese kids from 3 to 15 years old in one to one classes. Teachers should have a bachelors degree, an ESL teaching certificate and teaching experience. If you don’t have experience they will train you. They have over 1000 students and it looks like they want teachers to commit to one year of teaching. It is not known how much they pay yet. Please email your resume and a short introduction video to firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for the Kaifu reviews page.
SinceWin is another Chinese company that specializes in teaching children aged 3-13 (most students are aged 3-6). They say they want native speakers but at the same time they say all their teachers are in an office in Quezon city in the Philippines. Weird. It could be an option for teachers in the Philippines. They also want teachers to have at least one year of online teaching experience and an ESL certificate is preferred. We don’t know much else about this company and we would love to hear from someone who knows more about it. Click here to leave a review for this company or leave a comment here.
VIPKid is a large Chinese company that looks very promising. They have over 30,000 teachers. They exclusively teach children and teachers need to engage the children with toys and props. They want teachers from North America who have a degree. Scheduling is very flexible and there is no minimum amount of hours required to teach. Peak working hours are early mornings and weekend evenings in North American time zones. VIPKid pays between $14 -$22 per hour but your final salary depends on bonuses and incentives. You can earn $1 for every class you are on time for and $1 for every class if you have 45 time slots per month open on your schedule. Click here for the VIPKid review page.
UtalkABC is looking for native speakers including South Africans (or non-natives with online teaching experience) with an ESL teaching certificate. A bachelor’s degree is an asset but not necessary. They teach Chinese kids aged 4-16 in group and 1 to 1 classes of 25 or 55 minutes. They pay with Paypal between $15 to $25 per hour with bonuses. Click here for the UtalkABC review page.
61kidz has been around for a while and they are growing. They want Canadian and American teachers with a bachelors degree and an ESL certificate or teaching experience to teach kindergarten kids in China. It looks like they teach whole classes of kindergarten kids. They want you to have a smartphone and a computer with at least a 10Mbps download and upload speed. The peak hours are from 9:00am – 11:00am Beijing time. If you are contacted for an interview you have to pass an tech test, make a demo video and then a mock video. You can email your CV to: email@example.com. They pay $25 USD per hour to start. Click here for the 61kidz review page.
Vipteens (not related to VIPKid) they are looking for Canadian and American teachers with a bachelors degree in English, literature, writing or education. They require teachers to grade homework and write reports for the students. They teach small groups of students usually around 10 students. The peak times are in the evenings from 7:30pm – 9:00pm Tuesday – Sunday, and weekends from 8am-12pm Beijing time. They apparently pay a great starting rate of $35 USD per hour. We would love to hear from someone who works for this company. You can email them at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for the Vipteens review page.
TEOtutor is based in Shanghai they are looking for online teachers and teachers willing to work in China. They want native speaking teachers who have an ESL certificate and 2 years of K-12 teaching experience. Teachers must work at least 6 hours per week, teachers are paid to review students homework. They pay $22-35 USD per hour with bonuses. Click here for the TEOtutor review page.
Liulishuo is an audio only English teaching platform, they have an app as well. It looks like they accept non-native English speakers. Their hours are from 10am to 11pm Beijing time. They pay somewhere from $8 – $18 USD per hour. Click here for the Liulishuo review page.
PK Fish (Wuhao) is another new company in China that teaches kids aged 4-12. They want Canadians and Americans with a university degree (or in your last year of university) to teach classes of 1-4 people. The hours of work are from 5:00am to 8:10am (Chicago time). They pay $15-$17 USD per 40 minute class by direct deposit. It appears they are still getting ready to launch but they are building up a roster of teachers, so it is possible that there is no work there yet. Send your resume to email@example.com. Click here for the PK Fish review page.
DaDa ABC is looking for native speakers. They only teach Chinese children between the ages of 4 to 16 in one to one classes. They want teachers willing to work a minimum of 4 hours per week. Previous teaching experience with kids, an ESL certificate and a bachelors degree are not necessary requirements but they are preferred. The company provides all the material and most teachers average 15 hours per week. They have classes from 6-9:10pm (Shanghai time) every day and on the weekends during from 10am-12:06pm and 2pm-4:06pm. DadaABC pays around $20 USD per hour but you can earn up to $25 or as little as $16 depending on your bonuses. To apply you will need a copy of your passport or other ID, a CV with a photo and contact details and copies of your certification. Click here for the comments and the DadaABC review page.
EtalkABC is a brand new company and they don’t have their website up and running yet. They teach Chinese kids aged 4 -16 in classes 1 to 1 or 1 to 2. They are looking for near-native speaking teachers (non-natives are welcome to apply) with an ESL certificate and experience is preferred but not necessary. They offer a 12 month contract and their peak times are Monday to Friday 5:30pm – 10:30pm and on weekends 9:30am – 9:30pm Beijing time. They pay $15 -$25 USD per hour with bonuses depending on performance and attendance and they pay with Paypal. Send your CV (with your nationality and photo) copies of your ESL certification, passport and your contact information (Skype, wechat, email and phone number) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for the EtalkABC review page.
USKid teaches Chinese children 1 to 1. They want native English speaking teachers with a university degree and experience to commit to a minimum of 5 hours per week (ESL certificate is not necessary). They Pay between $17 and $28 USD per hour with incentives. Click here for the USKid reviews page.
KK Talkee is another Chinese company that teaches Chinese children. They give 1 to 1 lessons and the classes are either 25 minutes or 50 minutes long. Students try out teachers during a demo class and then they can decide whether or not to book regularly with them. They want teachers who are available between 6-9pm Beijing time. I have read that non-native speakers are welcome to apply if they have a native level. A university degree, ESL certificate and teaching experience are not necessary but beneficial. The base pay is $16-$20 USD per hour, but they offer bonuses for attendance and performance. Click here for the KK Talkee reviews page.
Waijiaoyi is looking for native and non-native English speaking teachers to teach groups of 8-30 students of 5-16 year olds. They want teachers with experience and a university degree or an ESL certificate. They provide all teaching materials. Classes are 25 or 50 minutes long and classes take place between 1pm-6pm (Beijing time) weekdays and 8am-6pm weekends. They pay $18-20$ USD per hour once a month and they offer incentives. After a teacher has taught 500 hours they get a $1 an hour increase. Click here for the Waijiaoyi reviews page.
Hioffer appears to be just a recruiting company for ESL teachers. If you have gotten a job through this company please tells us about them. Click here for the Hioffer reviews page.
UUABC is a new company from China. They teach Chinese children between the ages of 5-16. They are looking for native speakers (but apparently not South Africans for some reason). Minimum requirement is 4 hours per week during peak Beijing time (weekdays 7am-9pm and weekends 5pm-9pm). Classes are 30 minues long. They pay between $15 and $26 USD per hour depending on experience and on how you do in the trial lesson, the also offer some bonuses for being on time and for attendance. The website is in Chinese but you can email: email@example.com. Click here for the UUABC reviews page.
51Talk is another company from the China they teach kids and adults and the material is provided. According to their website, 51talk’s salary is a maximum of $35,000 PHP per month which is about $750 USD, but according to a commenter here pay depends on experience and nationality. South Africans can apply! An American teacher can earn $11 per 25 minute class. Click here for more comments and the 51Talk reviews page.
Palfish is an app and a create-a-profile type company but they have recently launched a course for children. In the create-a-profile version teachers set their own rate, typically between $10-$20 USD per hour and non-native teachers are welcome to set up a profile. For the children’s course they are looking for native speakers who have a ESL certificate and experience teaching children. They also want teachers to commit to at least 10 hours per week between 6pm-9pm Beijing time. (It looks like South Africans are welcome to apply but that they prefer other native speakers for some reason.) The base rate is 50 RMB ($8USD) per 25 minute class, but they offer some bonuses and incentives like 5 RMB for every lesson the teacher attends on time. They also offer a bonus if you teach over 150 classes per month you get 60 RMB per lesson or 210 classes you get 65 RMB per lesson and you can earn another of 200 RMB if you can get your student to purchase a lesson package after your trial lesson. Click here for the Palfish review page.
BlingABC is looking for native speakers with a bachelors degree, a TEFL/TESL certificate and one year of teaching experience. To apply for a job go to their Facebook page and send them a private message or email firstname.lastname@example.org. They teach Chinese children but not much else is known about this new company yet. Click here to leave a comment or review for BlingABC.
Koolearn (also called New Oriental Online in Chinese) is looking for British or North American teachers to teach Asian children and adults. They would like teachers with a bachelors degree or higher who have experience teaching TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS and SAT tests. The website says they pay 6000 per month to undergraduate teachers and 8000 per month to teachers with masters degrees. I think they are talking about Yuan so about $950-1250 USD per month (they don’t say how many hours of work is involved.) You can click here for more details or send your resume to: email@example.com. Click here for the Koolearn reviews and comments page.
Panda ABC /Teach Future looks like Teach Future is a recruitment company for Panda ABC. They do hire non-native English teachers though. They teach 25 minute classes to groups of 4 students and require teachers to work at least 7.5 hours per week during peak time in Beijing. (Peak hours being Monday to Sunday 6-10pm and weekends 9-11am) They want teachers with a bachelors degree, a TEFL/TESL certificate and one year of teaching experience. They pay $20-25 USD per hour. Click here for the comments and the PandaABC review page.
BiteABC is looking for native speakers with a bachelors degree and a TEFL/TESL certificate. They teach children ages 5-16 in classes of 1-4 students. They pay with Paypal between $8-12 USD per 30 minute class, there are bonuses as well for attendance and quality. They would like teachers to be available for 7.5 hours per week during peak time in China. (Peak hours being Monday to Friday 5:30-9:30pm and Sunday 2:00-9:30pm). Click here for the comments and the BiteABC review page.
Acadsoc teaches mostly Chinese students and it looks like most of their teachers are from the Philippines. They would like teachers with a BA and a TESL/CELTA certificate. They offer a base rate salary with bonuses but I think the salary is low. (click here for more information)
98Kid teaches children in elementary and high school. They want teachers with experience and certification. They pay $20 USD per hour with bonuses through Paypal. Click here for the comments and the 98Kid review page.
HiTutor is based in Taiwan and they are looking for teachers with at least one year of teaching experience and a bachelors degree. A TEFL/TESL/CELTA certificate is also preferred. They also teach French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic, Polish, Chinese, Cantonese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Thai and Bahasa Indonesian. They do hire non-natives but we don’t know how much they pay yet. Click here for the comments and the HiTutor review page.
HelloKid is a Chinese company and it apparently has a lot of students. They employ natives and non natives and they are paid the same $15 base rate per hour. They typically teach 30 minute classes Monday – Friday from 6-9pm (Beijing Time) and 3-9pm on weekends. Click here for the comments and the HelloKid review page.
WonderKids is looking for teachers with at least 1 year of teaching experience (it looks like non-native speakers are welcome to apply) certification is not necessary. Teachers must be 23 years old and training is paid for. However, teachers are required to give homework and give regular feedback. Students and their parents grade the teachers. All of the students are Chinese and between the ages of 5 and 15. They pay $15 USD per hour for individual classes and $20 for group classes, but most classes are 1to1. Click herefor the comments and the Wonderkids review page.
Landi is connected to ABC360 but they are hiring now. They teach Chinese children. The want native speakers and pay between $12 and $25 USD per hour. Click here for the comments and the Landi review page.
First Future currently hiring native and non-native English speaking teachers who speak at a native level. I believe they teach both adults and children. A bachelor’s degree (in any discipline) is required, they want teachers who have one year of experience and/or a TEFL certificate. Non-natives must have passed the IELTS or TOEFL exam. The recruitment process is a 15 minute interview and a 30 minutes mock class, there is no training required. They offer a fixed schedule with 100% booking rate so you are guaranteed to be paid for that time. They pay non-natives less per hour but it could be as much as $12 USD and native English speakers could earn $16 – $20 with bonuses. Click here for the comments and the First Future review page.
Yiyi English is another company that teaches Chinese children 1 on 1. It looks like they want teachers with a university education and some experience. Non-native English speaking teachers are welcome to apply. They pay $15 – $20 USD per hour with bonuses. Click here for the Yiyi English review page.
The Online Teacher is a new company that matches online ESL companies to employees and vice versa. You must create a profile on their website. The-Online-Teacher works with mainly Chinese ESL companies but they also work with other international companies. Teachers can choose their salary and the company they want to work with. They are currently hiring only native English speakers but they expect to need non-native teachers soon. Click here to find out more.
Qkids (97Kid/Funbulous/JiuQu) is looking for American or Canadian teachers to teach children in China. You must be available for specific peak times in China and be a university graduate. They pay between $16-20USD per hour. As you can see they have changed their name a few times, it seems like Qkids is the name they are sticking with for now. Click here for more comments and the and Qkids reviews page.
Oikid is based in Taiwan and they teach children between the ages of 4-12. They welcome both bilingual (English and Chinese) and native speakers. Experience teaching young learners is preferred but not required. Their materials are designed to meet the U.S. CCSS and GEPT standards. They pay $14-22 USD per hour. Send a resume and one minute introduction video to firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for more comments and the Oikid reviews page.
English Live / English Town / English First (Education First) is a large company that has been around since 1965. According to the website they are looking for people in the US and China. The have a Shanghai office where they do most of their teaching but they also hire remote teachers. They want native speakers with a degree or in the last year of university who are able to work 15 hours per week. Previous experience and TEFL/CELTA certificates are “desired” by the company. EnglishTown salary: Pay starts at $12 per hour and $14 if you are bilingual in Russian or Portuguese. (More info at: http://careers.ef.com) Click here for the comments and the EnglishTown review page.
Woogi Global is based in Hong Kong. It looks like the teach kids from many different countries. They use games to engage kids. They only hire teachers from the US and Canada. They have some sort of partnership with WealthBoss, it is not clear how much they pay. Click here for the Woogi Global review page.
New Vision Learning Services teaches English learners from children to adults. They teach multiple subjects (history, science, etc.) and they teach groups of 2-5 students. They are looking for teachers who have a bachelors degree and a TEFL certificate. They pay between $14 and $22 USD per hour depending on experience and incentives. Click herefor the New Vision Learning Services review page.
Hujiang is one of the largest ESL companies in China. They are looking for experienced native speaking teachers (including South Africans) who are able to teach at specific times in Beijing to a wide variety of students (not just children). They want teachers with experience teaching young learners and a TESL certificate or a university degree. The starting pay is $16-$20USD per hour and there are bonuses. The website is in Chinese but you can send your CV to email@example.com. Click here for the Hujiang reviews page.
DMA1on1 is looking for native English speakers, they are based in Taiwan and teach only 1 on 1 50 minute classes. Teachers use the provided material, training is provided for new online teachers. Their students are mostly adults but they do teach some children. They do guarantee a fixed schedule between 6am and 11pm Taiwan time. Pay depends on experience and is paid in New Taiwan Dollars. They currently pay on average $8 or $9 USD per hour through Paypal. If you want to apply send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for the DMA1on1 review page.
ALO7 tutors English to kids and prefers native English speaking tutors. Pay ranges between $15 to $22 an hour. ALO7’s student base comes from large educational institutions in China. Alo7 is a start up by PhD graduate from MIT Media Lab. Click here for more comments and the Alo7 reviews page.
Face Talk is a Chinese English teaching app. Teachers must setup their own profile and they can set their own lesson price. They prefer teachers to have an ESL certificate. They pay with Paypal and Alipay. Click here for the Face Talk review page.
FastSchool is another company that teaches children, teachers must be available from 7-9pm Beijing time. It is not necessary to be a native speaker but you must have a bachelors degree. They apparently pay at least 40$ an hour, which seems to good to be true. We need some comments from people that work here, click here for more comments and the FastSchool reviews page.
I Use English teaches third and fourth grade children through 1to1 and group (4-6 children) classes. They are only looking for native speakers with an ESL certificate. They pay 4$-6$ USD per half hour for 1to1 classes and $12 per hour plus bonuses for the group classes. Click here for the I Use English review page.
GoGoTalk teaches children in China. They have their own app and it looks like they accept non-native speakers (many of the teachers are from the Philipines). You can email your CV to email@example.com. Click here for the GoGo Talk review page.
Disney English teach English with Disney… yes Disney. It appears now that they are only hiring for face to face jobs in China. If you work for them or have worked for them please us a comment or review. Click here for the comments and the Disney English review page.
Pudtree (Hiknow) is looking for British, American, Australian or Canadian teachers with a bachelors degree and at least 1 year of experience teaching to kids. They are connected to Hiknow but Hiknow teaches adults in group classes and 1 on 1. you can apply for both jobs at the website above or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. They pay on average $14-$20 an hour. Click here for the Pudtree and Hiknow review page.
eHailuo (eHello, eHailo) is based in the Nanjing province. Non-native English speaking teachers can apply! They teach 1 to 1 classes to children and they pay $10 – $15 per hour. They use a lot of role playing activities as part of their teaching method. The website is a bit hard to navigate but you can email: email@example.com. Click here for the comments and the eHailuo review page.
ABC5 is based Guangzhou. They are apparently hiring now, looking for native speakers to teach students aged 4 -18. They pay $13 – $16 per hour. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Wechat: 137865455, Skype: vickylee291. Click here for the ABC5 review page.
Jade Dragon International (formerly known as Lotus Teaching Center) is looking for native speaking English teachers to teach Chinese students mostly from K-12. Teachers must have an ESL teaching certificate. They pay between $18 and $23 USD per hour depending on your qualifications. Click here for the Jade Dragon review page.
A Top Class teaches kids and adults. They also teach Spanish, German and French. They require you to teach one free class per student. They pay $10-$11 per hour with chances for bonuses. Click here to leave a comment and for the ATopClass review page.
Swoosh English is based in Hong Kong and it looks like they only hire UK teachers. They specialize in teaching English to doctors, nurses and other medical professionals. They also specialize in the IELTS test. They have their own platform and teaching materials that they use to teach groups and 1 to 1 classes. Teachers must be willing to work at least 5 hours per week. They also want teachers to have an ESL teaching certificate and 2 years of experience teaching the IELTS exam. It is not known how much they pay at this time. Click here to leave a comment and for the Swoosh English review page.
Boxfish is looking for native English speakers to teach groups and individual Chinese children and teenagers conversational English with their app. They pay $20 an hour and they use Paypal. Click here for the comments and the Boxfish review page.
Meisi Consulting (no website) they have a good review from a commenter, no webcam needed, they have a poor platform and low hours, maximum of 8 per week, but they apparently pay between $22 and $32 USD per hour. They want native speaking teachers only. They teach with WeChat and pay weekly. Email: email@example.com. Click here for the Meisi Consulting review page.
Top Online Teachers is connected to Tutorwithus.com and it looks like they used to be 51FreeTalk (not the same as 51talk!) but that website is now down. They are looking for native speakers or freelance foreign students (aged 22-45) to be teachers to Chinese children (aged 6-18) during peak Beijing times (4pm-10pm, Monday – Sunday). They pay $12-15 USD per hour. Skype: qiumei_tong, email: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Click here for the Top Online Teachers review page.
Enlai Education Solutions has a good reputation. They don’t teach themselves but are a third party that finds jobs for teachers in China. Enlai pays a minimum of $16 an hour with chances to earn more. Click here for the Enlai review page.
USTALK – I got an email from this company saying that they pay $8-12 USD per 25 minutes. They also offer some incentives and bonuses. Training is paid and classes are 1-on-1 with young Chinese learners. Teachers are not obligated to prepare the teaching material. Teachers set their own schedules, but must be available for at least 4 hours during peak Chinese hours (Weekday evenings, all day weekends). They are looking for native speaking teachers from North America who have experience teaching children, an ESL certificate and a bachelors degree. They are launching their English website soon but for now please send your CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for the UStalk review page.
LeWaijiao is looking for native speakers from Canada, the US or the UK with a bachelors degree. They offer flexible scheduling, bonuses and paid training. They want teachers who are available from Tuesday to Sunday 1800 to 2200 Beijing Time. They pay $13 to $23 USD per hour. Please contact Trevor with your resume email@example.com. Click herefor the LeWaijiao review page.
QuQuABC (link is to the application) is based in Hong Kong. According to one of our commenters QuQuABC pays $14 USD an hour. They say they pay for your training but it seems like some teachers have not been paid. Click here for the comments and the QuQUABC review page.
Talk915 (ZTE) a new company that only wants native speakers with a TESL/TEFL/TESOL certificate. Talk915 salary: They pay £3 per 25 minute class or £6 for a 50 minute class. Click here for the Talk 915 review page.
NiceTalk is an app that allows Chinese students to reach English speakers. Students choose you based on your rating. They prefer native speaking teachers with a TEFL certificate and experience teaching TOEFL and IELTS tests. Nicetalk pays $10 an hour with a $10 bonus for signing up. They also have a referral bonus system. Click here for the comments and the NiceTalk review page.
Best10n1 I think many of their teachers are North American ex-pats living in China (and speak Chinese). The Best10n1 salary is unknown. You can contact them here: firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for the comments and the Best1on1 review page.
Kukuspeak I had an interview with this company that underwhelmed me, but it is legit. They may have improved recently, they have definitely increased their pay. This company be a good option for teachers living in Asia as their schedules would match.They are looking for teachers with a university degree, TEFL/CELTA and at least one year of teaching experience certificate. Non-native teachers are welcome. Kukuspeak pays $12-15 USD per hour to start and they offer bonuses. You can email your resume to: email@example.com. Click here for the comments and the Kukuspeak review page.
Nicekid teaches Chinese children and teenagers from kindergarten to grade 12 via video class. They prefer native English speaking teachers (South Africans!) with an ESL certificate but they will consider non-native teachers as well. Peak time is 6:50pm – 9:10pm Beijing time. They pay up to $28 USD per hour with bonuses with Paypal. You can send your resume/CV with photo, Skype ID and current location to firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for the Nicekid review page.
Likeshuo is affiliated with Meten and based in Shenzhen, and they teach Chinese children aged 5-17 and adults as well. They want native speaking teachers to commit to 20 hours per week. They pay $16-$26 USD per 45 minute class with children and teenagers and apparently $10-$18 USD per class for adults depending on bonuses. Click here for the Likeshuo review page.
ABC360 is a new company that is currently hiring. They want full-time teachers to work sometime between 4 -10 am Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Sunday. Email your resume and a photo to email@example.com. ABC360 pays about $14 USD an hour initially and $16 an hour after 6 months $2 – $3 USD per hour. Click here for the ABC360 review page.
Buke8 another Chinese company with a difficult website for English speakers to navigate. You can register to become a teacher on their website. Buke8 salary is unknown at this point. Click here for the Buke8 review page.
SmileABC is looking for natives speakers from the US, the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Ireland (sorry South Africans
to teach Chinese children. They also want their teachers to have a bachelors degree, a TEFL/TESL certificate and experience teaching children is an asset. They want teachers to be available for a minimum of 6 hours every week during Beijing peak hours (6-9pm 3 days a week – 2 days during the week and one day on the weekend). They pay $16-24 USD per hour. Contact Maria, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, skype: email@example.com Click here for the comments and the SmileABC review page.
DeerKid (no longer online) teaches North American curriculum to kindergarten and elementary students in China. Teachers must be from North America, have a bachelors degree, 1 year experience and a TESOL certificate or equivalent. They pay $14 – $22 per hour.
LumiEnglish (no longer online) a Chinese company with offices in Beijing and San Diego, it was hard to find a lot of information about them, but if you are in China or looking to teaching Chinese people, check it out.
KaiBell (no longer online)
NativeCamp is looking for English teachers from around the world to teach Japanese students. Apparently the pay is not great, but not much else is known about them at this point. Click here for the NativeCamp review page.
Best Teacher (Areyoubt) has an interesting method. they pay you for replying to student messages, editing conversations and doing voice recordings. The also pay you for Skype lessons 340 YEN per 25 minute class, 50 YEN for recordings and 10 YEN for replying to messages and editing conversations. Click here for the Best Teacher review page.
EnglishTutorOnline (application page) looks like they specialize in business English and teach adults. They have headquarters in Montreal and in California, but they have a lot of partner schools in Japan. They want native teachers from the UK or North America with teaching experience, ESL certificate and a university degree (everything). Click here for the English Tutor Online review page.
Eigopower (alternate site) is looking for native speaking teachers or English teachers from Japan who have a high English level (they may ask for a TOEIC score of 800) to teach children. Teachers should have one year of teaching experience and a university degree. They pay 1200 yen – 1600 yen per hour. You can apply by sending your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for the comments and the Eigopower review page.
EigoBiz (https://www.eigobiz.com/teachers-apply is down) focuses on teaching business English to Japanese students. They prefer native English speaking teachers with TESL certificates. Teachers set their own schedule but they must schedule 4 lessons per week during peak Japanese times (i.e. weekday evenings 6pm-11pm or weekends 9am-11pm). They pay through Paypal 1000 YEN for the first five 50 minute lessons, after that the average lesson rate is 1750 YEN, about $16 USD, per 50 minute lesson (they do let you set your own rate for some students). You can also email email@example.com. Click here for and the EigoBiz review page.
Eigox is a company from Japan. They want part-time native speaking teachers from the USA, UK, Canada, Australia or New Zealand. They teach both conversational and textbook English. They currently pay 600 yen or about $5.50 for every 25 minute class. However in February 2018 they are changing the entire system and teachers can set their own rates between 600 – 1200 YEN ($5.50 – $11.00 USD) per 25 minute lesson, based on their work performance. Payment is made with Paypal. Click here for the Eigox review page.
English Everywhere is a company that allows their students to pick their teachers. They still require you to apply though. Teachers must have an ESL certificate and some experience. They use Skype to teach and they pay with Paypal. They pay 800 YEN per 30-minute class for the first 10 classes, after 10 classes they will pay you 900 YEN per 30 minute class. Click here for the English Everywhere review page.
OKpanda is an English learning platform using instant messaging, live voice and other digital methods. According to the comments they pay $5.5 USD per 25 minute class. Click here for the comments and the OkPanda review page.
Mainichi Eikaiwa offers business and conversational classes to Japanese students. They want native English speakers, including South Africans! Applicants should have a university degree and 6 months of teaching experience. An ESL teaching certificate is not required but would be an asset. Teachers have to be available to work 5 days a week and at least 3 hours consecutively between 18:00 and 24:00 Japanese time. They pay $13.50 USD per 50 minute class. Click here for the Mainichi Eikaiwa review page.
ECommunication (ecominc.co.jp) Ecom is looking for online teachers in Japan and around the world. They do not list their requirements for applicants so non-native speakers should apply. Teachers set their own schedule and students choose their teachers, teachers must be available for 20 hours per week. They also teach other languages like Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Arabic and Italian. They pay $16-20 USD per hour through Paypal. Click herefor the Ecom review page.
Lyngo is another company with Japanese students. They are looking for native level English speaker and Japanese speakers to teach English. No certificate or experience is required (they would be beneficial though). All teaching material is provided and their teaching times are from 5:00am to 1:30am Japanese Standard Time. They are really looking for teachers available from 8:00pm to midnight and weekends. You can work from 6 to 40 hours per week. Lyngo pays 1,100 Yen to 1,300 Yen ($10 – $12 USD) per hour, depending on the type of class and incentives. They pay through Paypal. Click here for the Lyngo review page.
EnglishCentral another new company from Japan. They have their own platform with videos and it looks like a lot of students use it. However it appears they are not hiring at the moment (June 2018). How much EnglishCentral pays is unknown. Click here for the EnglishCentral review page.
Cena Academy looks like a good company, although according to this link they are not currently hiring as of June 2018. However here is some useful info about them: They want American teachers with a bachelors degree, TESl certificate and teaching experience. They pay $9 US for a 25 minute class and $18 US for a 50 minute class. The pay with Paypal. Click here for the Cena Academy review page.
Eigooo is an interesting new company offering “chat type English learning” service. They use an app that allows students to basically text and chat with teachers. It is unknown how much they pay. Click here for the Eigooo! review page.
South Korean Companies
Tutoring wants teachers with a university degree (or enrolled) with 2 years of teaching experience. They teach Korean children and adults. It looks like they also accept non-native teachers as there are many Filipino teachers working with the company. They make $200 PHP or $4 USD per hour with Paypal. Click here for the Tutoring review page.
NIL English is a new company it looks like they only teach individual classes to children and adults. According to the translated version of their website they only hire American teachers. They pay $10 – $15 USD per hour depending on experience. You can send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for the NIL English review page.
MentorPhone is a Korean company that has been around for a few years. They want teachers to commit to a fixed long-term schedule, Sunday to Thursday from 4-10pm EST and/or Monday to Friday 8am-12pm. Ideally, teachers should be from North America with teaching experience, a university degree and a TESL/CELTA certificate. Apparently, they have a lot of students (1to1 classes). The lessons are either through Skype or their app (a PC is required for teachers). The pay is $18 CAD per hour. You can send your resume with a coverletter and picture along with an introduction video to email@example.com. Click here for the comments and the MentorPhone review page.
Tutoring 360 (website is currently offline) is a new company that has Korean students. They are looking for both native and non-native teachers but your pay might be dependent on this. A certificate is not required, but they would like teachers with some teaching experience and a university degree or currently enrolled in a university. The company provides the teaching material and students choose their teachers based on their profile. Teachers remain in “standby” when they are ready to teach and students can then choose them. They pay between $4-14 per hour. Click here for the Tutoring 360 review page.
Tutoring Lab (website is currently offline) does 1to1 conversation classes, they are looking for native speakers. They seem to have an interesting approach with their classes as it looks like learners can chose the topic they want to discuss and learn about.
GlobalT is based in Seoul and they have over 50 teachers. They have two shifts morning and evenings and you are required to work at least one of the shifts. The lessons are over the phone and either 10, 15 or 20 minutes long. The lessons follow a textbook but sometimes there are free conversation topics. You need to do report cards every month and it’s unpaid. They only want native speakers from English speaking countries with a university degree and one year of teaching experience. They pay $14 USD an hour. Click here for the GlobalT review page.
Boktutors in South Korea is looking for native English speakers with a university degree. They pay $13 – 18 USD per hour depending on your qualifications. You can email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for the Boktutors review page.
Global VCC in South Korea is apparently hiring. Must be a native speaker with bachelors degree. you can send your resume with a photo and Skype ID to: email@example.com. Click here for the GlobalVCC review page.
EnglishHunt is based in South Korea and pays $15USD per hour. They train teachers and have American managers. They schedule the students and have their own teaching platform and curriculum. The amount of students fluctuates as contracts expire and renew. The peak teaching time is apparently 2-6am EST. Click here for the Englishunt review page.
English Aloud is based in South Korea, they want American teachers to do 1 to 1 classes with Skype. Not much else is known about them at this point. If you any information click here to leave a comment or a review.
CarrotEnglish or Carrot Global is based in South Korea, it doesn’t have the best reputation, but it maybe a good option for those in South Korea or who want to teach Korean students. They want native speaking teachers. You can email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for Carrot Global review page.
Pagoda Talkool (It looks like they are not teaching online anymore only face to face classes in South Korea) is a South Korean company, the pay starts at $9 an hour but there are opportunities for bonuses. English link.
Spicus (Korean website) has offices in the USA, South Korea and the Philippines. They are looking for North American teachers with a university education. They teach government workers, university students and business professionals. I have read that they pay $2 for each 10 minute session with some incentives. Peak teaching times are from 5am – 11am and 5pm – 9pm EST. Click here for the Spicus review page.
Talk Bean is based in South Korea and most of their students are in Korea, Japan or China. They want native speakers with an ESL teaching certificate and a bachelors degree. They want teachers to commit to at least 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday between 6pm – 12am Korean time. Click here for the Talk Bean review page.
Classo (formerly Storivers) teaches English, Spanish, French, Chinese, Japanese, German and Italian. They prefer native teachers, but they will hire non-native teachers who have high levels of proficiency and teaching experience. An ESL certificate is not required. It looks like teachers can use their own materials and have to keep their profiles up to date in order to attract students. They pay on the 10th of every month by direct deposit. It is not known how much they pay yet, but on their website the advertise “Highest paying global online teaching platform”. Would be nice to hear from someone who works for them. Click here for the Classo review page.
Altoral is looking for Filipinos to teach Chinese students. Teachers should have a neutral accent, a reliable internet connection and some teaching experience. They use Wechat to teach and the company provides all the material. Peak teaching time is from 6pm to 11pm. Altoral pays 80 pesos per 25 minute class (about 3$ USD per hour) and they pay with BPI every 20th of each month. Click here for the Altoral review page.
UNHoop teaches English to Filipino, Japanese and Taiwanese students of different ages and levels. They want teachers with at least two years of university education and you have to be in the Philippines as the training takes place in Makati. No previous experience required. They only pay 110 PHP ($2 USD) per hour, but they apparently offer some bonuses. Click here for the UNHoop review page.
Learntalk is based in Manila. They provide language training to individuals, corporations, institutions and other language schools around the world. They are currently focused on students in Latin America. Teachers can work as much or as little as they like. Learntalk does hire non-native speakers. They have 3 different teacher categories: Language Tutors, Experienced Instructors, and Professional Teachers. Language tutors get paid $4-5 USD per hour (C1 level needed), Experienced tutors will make $8-10 USD per hour (C2 level needed and two years of teaching experience), and Professional Teachers can make $15 USD per hour (with a CELTA/TESL certificate, C2 level and 4 years experience). Click here for the comments and the Learntalk review page.
Bizmates is based in the Philippines but they teach business English to Japanese students. Non native speakers welcome, it looks like they aren’t very strict when it comes to requirements. Bizmates pays $3 – $4.60 per hour (140 – 220 PHP) up to $1200 per month. Click here for the Bizmates review page.
Skybel is a Filipino company that teaches Korean students. The teachers are both non-natives (Filipinos) and native speakers. Skybel pays $15 an hour (to native speakers). Their website is hard to navigate even with Google translator. Click here for the Skybel review page.
LingualBox is another company from the Philippines. The only really hire Filipino teachers with a BA degree and 6 months teaching experience. Call centre experience and an ESL certificate are not necessary but preferred. Teachers should be available for 20 hours per week. They pay 120PHP-160PHP ($2.25 USD – $3 USD per hour) depending on experience. Click here for the LingualBox review page.
Bibo is based in the Philippines and is hiring. Bibo salary: Bibo pays $6 an hour ($1.40 – US$3 per 25 min lesson). Their website says you can earn up to $1500 per month. Click here for more comments and the Bibo reviews page.
English-Mania has offices in the US and the Philippines and they teach through Skype. I am not sure what they pay their teachers, but they charge students $10 for a 45 minute class. Click here for the English-Mania review page.
Other Locations Antoree is based in Vietnam and teaches 1 to 1 classes. The website has many Vietnamese teachers listed so it appears that they hire non-native English teachers as well. Students can choose their teachers and give them ratings. The teachers are responsible for creating their own teaching materials. Classes are taught through Skype and they pay between $9 and $12 USD per hour. Click here for the Antoree review page.
English Gang is based in Thailand. They teach Thai children (aged 4-12) and they want native English speakers with a bachelors degree or 3 years of experience teaching ESL to children. A TESL certificate is not necessary. They say that in rare instances they will hire non-natives who have spent a lot of time in native speaking countries, have a neutral accent and experience. Peak teaching time is 4-10pm Monday to Friday and weekends 8am-10pm (Thailand time) they want you to commit to at least 5 hours per week. They pay $10 – $15 USD per hour depending on experience, the interview and how you do during the mock class. Click here for the English Gang review page.
English Place is based in Saudi Arabia, it looks like they teach business English, exam preparation and English for nursing. It is not known how much they pay and the website is a bit difficult to navigate as it is not in English. Click here for the English Place review page.
Douroosi is based in the middle east although I am not sure exactly where. It looks like they teach 1 to 1 classes to children. They also teach other subjects like science and math. Looks like they want native English speakers and the pay rate seems unbelievable at up $80 per hour?! We would really like to hear from someone who works for this company. Click here for the comments and Douroosi reviews page.
TutorABC (iTutorGroup) is based in Taiwan. They offer individual and group classes. They have a rating system and a teacher can be penalized for having a bad rating. You must teach 15 sessions per week of 45 minutes or more. The pay usually starts at around $8 -$9 per 45 minutes but it depends on your location, some people are not paid as much because they live in other countries. South Africans have reported that they get paid 40 ZAR ($3 USD) per hour with a chance with bonuses to make 186 ZAR per hour, but the bonuses are extremely hard to get. Click here for the comments and TutorABC reviews page.
Vivaling is based in Singapore and they teach English, Mandarin, Spanish, French and German to children around the world. They want both native and non-native English speaking teachers with 2 years experience working with children and a certificate or degree in teaching languages. The pay system is a bit strange, apparently you can earn up to $38 per hour, but you start at a much lower rate ($13) and after hundreds of classes and paying for more training you increase your pay. We would love to have some reviews of Vivaling. Click here for the comments and Vivaling review page.
Oteacher is based in Iran and they teach many languages (English, German, Arabic, French, Spanish, Italian, Turkish, Russian, Kurdish, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, etc.) to Iranians. Students can see teachers schedules and choose when they want to have classes. The pay is set by the company based on teachers qualifications. Non-native speaking teachers are welcome to apply and a language teaching degree or certificate is preferred but not necessary. Oteacher uses Zoom (not Skype) to give classes and they pay with Paypal from $16 – 18 USD per hour. Click here for the comments and the Oteacher review page.
LatinHire is based in Chile and is looking for Americans to teach English and many other subjects like marketing, economy, IT, calculus, chemistry, physics, statistics and accounting. They use online classroom and chat tools to teach. Teachers will have to pass Latinhire’s clients evaluation before they start working with them. They may require you to send copies of your certificates and a police record check. Their students are primarily Spanish speaking Latinos. They pay around $10 USD per hour but that could change depending on lesson quality and who the client is. Click here for the LatinHire reviews and comments page.
321-English is based in South Africa and they hire non-native English speakers. They do want teachers with a TEFL certificate and experience. Most of their students are from China and they don’t usually teach business English. They pay $12 USD per hour. Click here for the 321-English review page.
Synergy Language Consultants (website is down) is based in South Africa and they are currently hiring.
Aloju Online Teaching Recruitment (no longer online) is also based in South Africa. I believe that most of their students are in China. They are looking for teachers from around the world. They want teachers who have a TEFL certificate and are able to teach 15 hours per week.
Easy Talk is based in Taiwan. I cant find their website but this linked survey says they pay $12 -$14 per hour. More information about this company would be great. Click here for the Easy Talk review page.
EOstudy is an American company but most of the students are in Saudi Arabia. They would like native speakers with a TESL/TEFL/TESOL certificate. EOstudy salary: EOstudy pays between $12 and $15 per hour depending on experience. Click here for the EOstudy review page.
Enkulu (website is down) is a Vietnamese company. They want teachers with an ESL teaching certificate. Vietnamese teachers should have and IELTS score of 7.5 or 1 year of teaching experience. According to their website Enkulu pays $0.117 per minute or $7 per hour. Click here for the Enkulu review page.
Topica Native is based in Vietnam. Could be a good option for those teaching in Vietnam. The salary is unknown. Their homepage is here. They also hire non-native teachers. Their classes are 45 minutes long and the students are university students and professionals from different countries in this part of Asia who want to learn conversational English. They provide all the materials and curriculum. Teachers have to commit to a one year contract. They pay at least $8.50 USD per hour and up to $16 per hour. Click here for the comments and the Topica Native review page.
eTeacher Group is based in Israel. Besides English, they teach French, Hebrew, Yiddish and Mandarin. We don’t know much about the qualifications that this company requires. If you have information about eTeacher Group please leave a comment or review here.
SameSpeak is based in New Zealand, it looks like they teach mostly Asian students. Teachers must be native English speakers and at least 16 years old. They pay $10 USD for every 30 minutes taught through Paypal. Click here for the SameSpeak review page.
Turks Learn English is exactly what it sounds like. They only hire teachers that have experience living and working in Turkey. Not much else is known about this company at the moment. If you have information about Turks Learn English please leave a comment or review here.
Kampus World is looking for native speakers with a university degree, an ESL teaching certificate and three years of teaching experience with adults. Having overseas teaching experience is beneficial and so is experience in engineering, medicine and other business fields. They offer group and individual classes in mostly business English. It is not known how much they pay yet. Click here for the Kampus World review page.
Salamzaban is a English teaching company based in Iran, at least I think it’s Iran as their website is in Persian. I don’t know anything about this company. Click here to leave a review for Salamzaban.
EnglishLeap (website is down) is based in India, I am not sure how much they pay.
I-rikai (website is down)is based in New Delhi, India. It looks like Irikai is only looking for Indians or at least only people in India.
English Talk (website is down) based in Taiwan, not much info on their website besides charging 230NTD per hour.
On Top English (website is down) I’m not sure where they are based, but they it looks like they target Latin America they charge students around $20 US per hour.
There is another type of language teaching company, where teachers have to create a profile and attract students based on their profile, price and ratings: