And so I have upgraded my previous list of online English schools for beginners and professionals. If you want more information to each and every school on this list just click the company name and you will be redirected to their application page.
If you’ve been reading my previous posts. You will notice that some schools are not on this list. To give way to new schools. But you can still check on my previous post to help you get started on teaching English if you’re a beginner.
Please take note that some of these schools have a lower base rate compare to others. If you’re just newbie and needed experience you may want to gain those experience with them. Then you can level up by trying out other schools after some time.
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Just choose which category you belong.
Online English Schools looking for native English speakers:
VIP kid– Here’s a company that requires English native speakers with any “formal” or “informal” teaching experience. Pay is around $14-$22/ hour.
By the company name itself, you will be teaching children ages 5-12 years old. VIPKID needs thousands of part-time remote workers to teach English online to kids in China.
Worrying about what to teach? VIPKID provides lesson plans to teachers. This is another amazing work-from-home opportunity that doesn’t require a knowledge of a foreign language to be able to qualify. So, If you’re a teacher who’s tired of the classroom setting, and wants to work at home. Here’s a company you should try.
Qkids– Although they accept US and Canadian residents only. This company is more relaxed than other programs. You can apply if you’re a college student. Pay is $20/hour. They focus mainly on kids 6-12 years old. They accept any formal or informal teaching like coaching, mentoring or alternative education as long as you have the passion to teach. Perfect for online teachers, stay-at-home parents, and college students. You can read my full review here.
Magic Ears -is a Beijing-based company that offers native speakers to teach Chinese Kids. Although experience is a requirement they still accept applicants that they think has the passion to teach students. They are willing to train beginners. Materials are also provided just like VIPkid. Pay starts at $22 up to $26/ hour. You can read my complete review here.
Two Sigmas– This is a good place to start if you have certification but no experience. However, it won’t hurt if you do. The company does require you have the availability to teach during their peak hours. They focus on teaching Chinese students. Pays $30/hour. They hire native speakers only, from UK, US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Lingo Kids– Madrid-based school is one interesting company. They use an app to teach language to students they incorporate lessons through games and videos. Students are from around the world. Applicants are required to teach at least 10hours/week. They pay $10/ 30-minute class. They are very flexible. You can work in as little or as much as you want.
English Ninjas– Just like other schools. EN focus on teaching using an app. Most of their students are from Turkey. But they hire tutors from around the globe. Pay starts at $10. hour. They also provide English lessons that are carefully curated to student’s needs.
Break Into English boasts about having a lot of students. Means more money to teachers. Applicants will teach mostly European students. they offer business English and other English courses to both adults and kids. Pay starts €12 up to €14/ hour. You can send your CV at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kaifu English is looking for native English speakers around the globe to teach Chinese kids. Although they prefer experienced teachers they are open for inexperienced applicants. You can send your resume at email@example.com or you can click here
Panda ABC– Requires native teachers with teaching experience. Requires teachers to teach at least 3 days in a week. Pay starts $20 up to $30/ per 55 minutes.
Rosetta Stone has been famous because of their software, And they are open to teaching English online. teachers are required to teach between 12 to 6 am EST. Pay starts around $15/hour.
OpenLanguages Is a language company that offers not just English to students. They offer flexible teaching hours. They also provide all the teaching tools you need. Pay starts at Euro/10 hour
61kidz – This China-based company is looking for US and Canadian Teachers only. They require smartphones and computers with 10mbps internet speed. pay starts at $ 25/hour. You can email your resume at firstname.lastname@example.org
DADA ABC– Dada is looking for native speakers only. They prefer those who have teaching degrees and experience but it is not a requirement. The company teaches Chinese students and they provide all the necessary teaching tools you need. the pay starts at $20 up to $25/ hour
Magic Ears– They offer salaries of 30% higher than the average market value. Make $22-$26 per hour, higher base pay than the average. You can work anywhere as long as there’s a stable internet connection, It’s flexible you can choose your own hours.
Gogo Kid– Their hourly rate is $15-$25 USD- payment commensurate with an education background, teaching experience as well as interviews. Additionally, they offer up to $300 bonus to new teachers. This is limited time offer so better apply now
Online English Schools looking for Native and Non-native speakers:
ECommunication– This Japan-based school hires native and non-native speakers. They provide lessons for teachers as well. Pay starts $16 up to $20/ hour. School offers other languages to students such as Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian etc.
UTalkABC– Another China-based company that hires native and non-native speakers. They accept non-degree holders. Pay starts $15 up to $25/ hour. They also have bonuses for all teachers.
KK Talkee– Is an advanced online English school that uses Virtual Classroom that can be used on both Smartphones and desktops. Although degree and experience is a requirement it’s not necessary. Pay starts $16 up to $20/ hour.
Rype– Just like Palfish. This cool company is looking for language teachers to teach language all over the world using just a mobile app. Work anywhere anytime you want. So convenient.
First Future– This company hired native and non-native speakers.- Teachers will be teaching on a fixed schedule, It means guaranteed hours and guaranteed pay. If a student is absent or didn’t show up you’ll still get paid. They also offer flexi-pay. It’s a way to add more to your regular income. Pay starts $17 up to $20 /hour for native speakers. Non-native speakers have a different pay rate.
VivaLing– Is a language school that teaches English, Mandarin, Spanish, German and French. And hires both native and non-native speakers. But, they require teaching experience. They pay up to $35/ hour.
Liulishuo –Just like Palfish they use an app to teach students. I remember getting hired by this company, But I wasn’t able to start teaching for some reason. Pay starts $14 up to $20/ hour.
Tutor ABC- This company has been around for years. It’s a Taiwan-based company. Although the pay may not be as high as other companies. If you’re looking for an experience this is a good place to start. They also don’t require teachers to speak Chinese.
Hello Kid– Hires both native and non-native speakers. Pay rate starts at $15/hour. The company has a lot of students. Which makes earnings better. You will have regular students.
Hugo English– This China-based company has won awards in china. They provide all the necessary teaching materials for teachers and they provide a new teaching platform as well. Pay starts $14 up to $20/ hour
Learntalk– This Manila-based company is looking for tutors and professional teachers. Beginners can get paid from $4 up to $5/ hour, Experienced instructors start from $8 to $10/ hour. While professional teachers start from $12 to $15/ hour.
Online English Schools that require a degree and experience but not necessary:
Baron’s English teaches students from Japan, Korea, and China. Although they only look for UK native teachers. They accept applicants who have at least 2 years of college education. Must be willing to work in different time zones. You can send your resume at email@example.com
Cambly– Although the pay may not be as high as the other schools ($10.20/ hour). You can gain experience with Cambly. As well as the freedom to choose your time. You can teach as much or as little as you want. Students are mostly from Korea, Turkey, Brazil and Saudi Arabia.
Ginseng English requires a degree and teaching experience. But if you will prove that you are a fantastic teacher they will hire you. Ginseng believes in fair hiring practices and the value of a diverse staff. They want the best teachers out there, regardless of gender, race, religion, orientation, and native language.
Best Teacher– I find this Japan-based online ESL school to be very interesting. You have the option to either teach students, or get paid to reply to their messages, or do voice recordings, and edit conversations. The pay may be low but, If you are a beginner this is a good place to start.
Mulitiglot– If you have zero experience with teaching and want to give it a try you can try checking Multiglot. They offer other languages to students. You can send your CV at firstname.lastname@example.org
This post will be constantly updated from time to time. So please do check back every once in a while. I try to add new schools every day as much as possible, while I remove ones with so many bad reviews. Good luck with your applications!