Part Time Online ESL Teacher for Children


Part Time Online ESL Teacher for Children

VIPKID is currently looking for independent contractors as ESL teachers for our young students. We look for teachers that are energetic and can provide engaging classes, and who are motivated and excited to work with a promising company that is growing at a fast pace in China. VIPKID currently has 40,000+ active students and 4,000+ active teachers.

Founded in 2013, VIPKID’s mission is to provide the American elementary school experience to Chinese children—all from the comfort of their homes.

Because of its innovative business model, platform and curriculum, VIPKID has won awards, such as the Shengjing Top 21 Global Innovation Award in 2015, the US-China Entrepreneurship Leader Award in 2014,  Sina’s China’s Most Valuable Online education brand and best teachers award in 2015, and Tencent’s China’s Most powerful education brand in 2015. VIPKID is also the official ETS partner providing the TOEFL Primary assessment.

VIPKID is also venture backed by top investors, such as Innovation Works, Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners, H Capital, Northern Light Venture, Yunfeng Capital, Learn Capital and Bryant Stibel (Kobe Bryant’s investment fund).

-1-on-1 online full immersion English language and content classes
-Teach American curriculum, based on the Common Core State Standards
-25-minute highly engaging lessons


– Exposure to the American or Canadian K12 education system
– Minimum 1 year of teaching experience
– Bachelor’s degree
-Tech Requirements: Desktop or Laptop with Fast Internet connection and audio/video capability
Contract term: 6-Months 
Start date: Immediately
Hours: Minimum 7.5 hours per week commitment. The 7.5 hours per week have to be during Beijing peak hours. Peak hours are Monday-Sunday 6-10pm, and Saturday-Sunday 9am-10pm in Beijing time. Teachers are not required to work full shifts, just to ensure 7.5 hours during the peak times.
Here are the times converted to US times:

Peak Times

Monday – Friday Saturday – Sunday
US Times Beijing 6pm – 10pm Beijing 9am – 10pm
EST 56am – 910am Fri-Sun 89pm – 910am
CST 45am – 89am Fri-Sun 78pm – 89am
MST 34am – 78am Fri-Sun 67pm – 78am
PST 23am – 67am Fri-Sun 56pm -67am
Hawaii 12:001am – 45am Fri-Sun 34pm – 45am

Payment: Our teachers receive a minimum service fee rate of US$ 14-$18/hour. There are incentives for every lesson, so a typical service fee range would be between US$ 14-22/hour. This business opportunity is ideal for independent contractor teachers looking to supplement their income.

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