Job Category: Online Teaching

Location: Work from Anywhere



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

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 Ventures. In 2015, we grew from a few hundred students to almost 3,000. In 2016, we hope to have 20,000 students. We want you to be part of the company growth by becoming our online ESL teacher.


  • Native English speaker from the USA or Canada
  • Experience working with children between the ages of 5-12
  • Bachelor’s degree in any field
  • 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’ typical salary ranges between US$ 16-24/hour. The base pay is US$ 14-$18/hour* plus bonuses for every lesson. Bonuses are awarded based on attendance (just by showing up, you could get an extra USD 1 per 30-min lesson) and number of finished classes (the more classes you teach, the more bonus you get). 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.

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