Five of the Best Online ESL Companies to Work With If You Want To Teach English From Home
Many people choose to teach English online rather than in person. ESL teachers who work from home can earn more than those who work in an office with a long commute and long hours.
Many online teaching positions have simple requirements. You will find a job teaching English online whether you are a native English speaker or have a near-native accent.
Some online schools need a degree or teaching certificate like a TEFL. Because these colleges have a higher wage and offer a higher hourly rate, you will make extra money there.
So, these are the most lucrative online teaching positions? Read on to find out more, and please share this article with others.
We will assist you in narrowing down your quest if you are just getting started. Here’s a rundown of five of the highest-paying online ESL companies where you can teach English from the comfort of your own home.
PalFish – A mobile app that helps you to teach from your phone.
PalFish is a smartphone app that gives you a lot of freedom and helps you to make money simply by conversing with ESL students. You get paid by the minute and schedule your own hours. You could make up to $30 every hour.
The minimum wage is $10 per hour, though most people start at $13 or $14. PalFish needs a weekly dedication of at least 4 hours.
You will easily improve your reputation by live streaming to a wide audience and collecting more favorable feedback.
You don’t have to be a native English speaker, but you’ll need a bachelor’s degree to work with PalFish. Teaching experience and TEFL/TESOL certification are optional.
Apply through Let’s Teach English to PalFish >
SayABC – High hourly rate
SayABC pays a maximum of $28 for a 40-minute lesson for teaching English online (which is the standard class length). SayABC establishes a routine for you depending on your preferences, and there are no minimum hours. However, you must have at least 14 weeks of availability to get completely booked.
All lessons belong to a total of four students, which you will be teaching for three months. The mood in class usually is lighthearted, with plenty of engaging games and contests among the students.
ESL teachers can conveniently sign up to the portal for teaching and accessing a prepared curriculum. You may not need to be a native English speaker, but you should be fluent in the language and have a strong accent, as well as a bachelor’s degree.
TEFL/TESOL certification and appropriate teaching experience are recommended but not required.
Apply through Let’s Teach English to SayABC
Hujiang – Online Teaching For Adults And Children
Hujiang is one of China’s largest language learning platforms, teaching various languages (English, European, Japanese, and Korean). Hujiang has students of all ages, including adults, exam prep, college students, and children.
As a result, their classes run from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Beijing time. They began pushing for K-12 teachers in October 2017.
The salary varies from $12 to $20 per hour and $18-26 if you work as a demo instructor. The class is 25 minutes long, and you will be working one-on-one with a student in a class, varying in age from 5 to15, and perhaps sometimes an adult.
The recruiting procedure is both transparent and straightforward. It is recommended that native English speakers from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom apply.
A bachelor’s degree is required, as well as a TEFL or similar credential.
Apply through Let’s Teach English to Hujiang University >
Landi – Recruiting Native Educators
Landi offers a salary of up to $25 per hour. They also have an online chat with updates and a support desk team to assist their teachers with IT problems. You’re going to teach one or two students at a time.
Most of the lessons have been planned and are visible on the website. You must work for a minimum of 12 hours per week.
If you want to work at Landi, you should be a native English teacher from the United States, Canada, or the United Kingdom. You must either have a teaching diploma, such as TEFL/TESOL, or related teaching experience.
Apply through Let’s Teach English to Landi
Shiliu–Longer Classes, Higher Pay
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Shiliu has the highest hourly rate of all the schools. It is a comparatively young school that began in 2017, so only a few teachers can be recruited. It doesn’t hurt to apply if you have impressive credentials to show off! Shiliu offers hourly wages ranging from $44 to $68.
Shiliu emphasizes learning advanced English. Students ranging in age from 11 to 18 years old are learning English to be native speakers. Based on how well the students engage in class and do each lesson, the course might last 60-90 minutes.
The hourly pay is based on $20 per hour and a minimum of three students per class (class is taught only if three or more students show up). A further $8 per student who shows up, up to a maximum of six students.Up to 6x $8= $48 (total $68) and 3 x $8= $24 (total $44).
The recruiting procedure is both transparent and straightforward. Native English speakers from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Ireland are favored. A bachelor’s degree is required, as well as two years of teaching experience. It is preferable to get a TEFL or similar credential.
Apply through Let’s Teach English to Shiliu
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