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Part-time Online ESL Teachers Needed for Children. Apply now!

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Part-time Online ESL Teachers Needed for Children. Apply now!

We believe that there is a better, more effective way to teach a foreign language: through curiosity, critical thinking, and creativity. Our platform connects Chinese children to American and Canadian teachers, enabling the American elementary school education from the comfort of home.

Founded in 2014, 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

We have received top awards in China’s education industry and we are venture backed by top investors, such as Innovation Works, Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners, H Capital and Northern Light Venture. 

VIPKID is currently looking for ESL teachers for our young students. We look for teachers that are great and patient with children, and who are motivated and excited to join a company that is growing at a fast pace in China.


We believe that there is a better, more effective way to teach a foreign language through curiosity, critical thinking, and creativity.

-Native English speaker from the USA or Canada
-Experience working with children between the ages of 5-12
-ESL teaching experience 
-Knowledge of Phonics
-Bachelor's degree in any field OR Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education
-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 9-11am in Beijing time.
Payment: Our teachers receive a base pay of US$ 14-$18/hour.* There are bonuses for every lesson, so a typical salary range would be between US$ 16-24/hour. This position is ideal for part-time teachers looking to supplement their income and to develop skills in teaching ESL to children.
Professional Development: VIPKID offers ongoing paid training and professional development

*The amount paid per lesson is US$7-9 for a 30-minute lesson. To get the hourly wage, we just multiply the amount per lesson by 2.


Please apply through our Teacher Recruitment Portal:


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