Job Category: Teaching

Location: Work from Anywhere (Global)



VIPKID is currently looking for ESL teachers for our young students. Founded in 2014, VIPKID’s mission is to provide the American elementary school experience to Chinese children—all from the comfort of their homes. We look for teachers that are great and patient with children, and who are motivated and excited to join a promising company that is growing at a fast pace in China. In 2015, our number of students grew four times. VIPKID currently has 30,000+ active students and 3,000 active teachers.

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 venture backed by top investors, such as Innovation Works, Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners, H Capital, Northern Light Venture, and Bryant Stibel.


  • 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 in any field
  • 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 9-11am in Beijing time. Peak times in EST are Monday-Sunday 6-10am and Friday-Saturday 9-11pm. Teachers are not required to work full shifts, just to ensure 7.5 hours during the peak times.

Professional Development: VIPKID offers ongoing paid training and professional development

Payment: Our teachers receive a base pay of US $14-18/hour.* On top of this, there are teacher attendance bonuses for every lesson, so a typical salary range is between US $16-24/hour.

*The amount paid per lesson is US $7-9 for a 25-minute lesson. To get the hourly wage, we double the amount per lesson.

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