Online ESL teacher


Part-Time Online ESL teacher for K-12 Students


The Opportunity


Looking for a fun and professional online teaching position with a stable income? Look no further! At 51Talk, we believe that teaching should be as enjoyable as it is rewarding, and by putting you in control of your own virtual classroom, we bring this opportunity right into the comfort of your own home.


We are looking for motivated, go-getter individuals with teaching experience under their belts. As an independent contractor, you’ll teach Chinese children under 12 using 51Talk’s platform and curriculum - no lesson planning required!


About 51Talk


51Talk was founded in 2011, and since then has expanded globally. As the first online Chinese education company to go public on the New York Stock Exchange, 51Talk continues to make headlines with its strategic partnerships across the academic world, including: Highlights, Pearson, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, And the American International School of Utah.


Our founder Jack built 51Talk with an inspiring mission: love and empower every child. 51Talk is looking for motivated, engaging teachers to give Chinese children fun and fruitful learning experiences. Together, we will forge a bright future for the next generation of young learners in China.


The Work


  The classes: 45-minute full immersion English language group classes

  The pay: Base rate of $18 per 45-minute class, plus performance based bonuses

  The curriculum: U.S. Common Core aligned lesson material, built from the ground up by our in-house team

  The timing: Must be available to teach during our peak hours

  The place: Conveniently teach from your own home - no commute!

  The necessities: All you’ll need is a computer, a strong internet connection, and a noise-cancelling headset - we provide the rest

  The benefits: You will receive ongoing professional development through our teacher training courses.

  The culture: You will learn about Chinese culture through classroom exchanges with our students.




  BA degree or higher

  Experience teaching kids (minimum of 1 year)

  Experience in the U.S. or Canadian education systems

  Desire to engage and inspire young learners

  At least one teaching certificate: state certifications, TESOL, TEFL, etc. (Preferred)

  ESL experience (Preferred)


Position Details


  Contract type: Independent contractor

  Start date: Immediately

  Contract term: 1 year

  Payment details: Teachers are paid through their choice of PayPal or bank transfer each month for the previous month’s work

  Hours: Lesson times must be during our peak hours on:



EST: 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM

CST: 5:00 AM - 9:00 AM

MST: 4:00 AM - 8:00 AM

PST: 3:00 AM - 7:00 AM

Hawaii: 1:00 AM - 5:00 AM



EST: 9:00 PM - 10:00 AM

CST: 8:00 PM - 9:00 AM

MST: 7:00 PM - 8:00 AM

PST: 6:00 PM - 7:00 AM

Hawaii: 4:00 PM - 5:00 AM



This is an excellent opportunity for teachers to earn a stable income while positively impacting multiple students with each class.


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How to Apply:

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Required Skills

native english speaker bachelor's degree or above


$18-$22 per hour

Specific Requirements:

Native English Speakers Only
Not Required / No Preference
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Location: China | Since: 19 Sep. 2017

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