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Online English Tutor
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Job Summary

$16-20 per hour + Tips/Bonus
Job Type
Entry-level, Freelancer, Part-time, Remote
Job Last Posted
Job posted 10 days ago
Job Role
Online Instructor, Online English Instructor
Employer's Industry
Startups & Tech, Education
Job Schedule
Evenings, Afternoons, Mornings, Weekends, Weekdays

Job Description

Do you love to teach English? Do you prefer the freedom of working online? If so, Qkids is a perfect fit for you! 

As an Online English Teacher and Independent Contractor with Qkids, you will be fully immersed in the virtual teaching experience with Chinese students on our live platform. Your teaching schedule is based on your weekly availability and we provide positive assistance, preset curricula, and a personal training team - no lesson planning necessary!

This opportunity is for the educators, the time managers, and the entrepreneurial cake makers. If you are self-motivated and passionate about helping young learners master English, then this job is right for you! Apply today and let’s shape the future of e-learning together!

Position Details

  • Rate: $16-20 USD/hr (2 lessons)
  • Location: Remote, online (U.S. and Canada)
  • Start date: Immediately
  • Contract type: Independent Contractor
  • Contract term: 6 months

Your Work

  • Teach English to young learners between 5-12 years of age through Qkids online platform
  • Our Class Coordination Team will handle scheduling and student assignment
  • Teachers will be teaching classrooms with up to 4 students
  • The curriculum is preset, no lesson planning required
  • Each in-lesson time is 30 minutes
  • Training and support provided


  • Eligible to legally work in the U.S. or Canada
  • AA Eligibility Required, BA Preferred
  • Below BA will require a plan to earn TESOL/TEFL certificate
  • Digital literacy and the ability to lead an engaging learning atmosphere
  • Prior teaching experience or equivalent in education, tutoring, mentoring, homeschooling preferred
  • English teaching certificates (TESOL, TEFL, CELTA, ESL) preferred
  • Technical requirements: a computer with a stable internet connection and clear audio/video capacity
  • The minimum time commitment is 6 hours weekly

Regular class time slots: 19 hrs

  • 7 days a week (AM - EST):
  • 6:40-7:10, 7:20-7:50, 8:00-8:30, 8:40-9:10
  • Plus Friday and Saturday (PM - EST):
  • 8:40-9:10, 9:20-9:50, 10:00-10:30, 10:40-11:10, 11:20-11:50
  • -

Additional summer time slots (June - August EST): 12.5 hrs

  • Sunday - Thursday (PM-EST):
  • 8:40-9:10, 9:20-9:50, 10:00-10:30, 10:40-11:10, 11:20-11:50


  • The base rate for our teachers is $16 USD per hour, equivalent to 2 lessons. 
  • There are attendance and performance bonuses, $1USD each, calculated weekly. 
  • With full bonuses, the pay is $20 USD per hour.

Application Process

  • Apply with all required materials
  • Initial screening -> Demo Interview 1 -> Demo Interview 2 -> Trial Classes & Background Check -> Contract

Business Overview

Our Story

Qkids connects 600,000+ Chinese young learners between 4 - 12 years old with you and thousands of other online teachers, tutors, educators, stay at home parents, college students, and all those who have a passion for teaching. If you like starting your day with smiling faces of curious kids, join the Qkids family today!


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