Online English Tutor for Kids | Choose your schedule

EF: Education First Kealakekua, HI 2019-07-05
Earn up to $20 an hour to start!

Get extra rewards the more you teach.

Teach English online to kids in China ages 5 to 10 with EF Education First, the world’s largest private education organization. Since 1965, EF has helped millions of people and become the world leader in international education by focusing on one global mission: Opening the World through Education. Join us!

Connect from home - or anywhere in the U.S. – and teach the same students week after week.

Set your own schedule so that teaching fits into your life. Students want to book lessons with the same teacher throughout their program, for up to six months. Repeat students offer you a great opportunity to build impactful relationships with students and increase your income.

The EF Difference
  • Straightforward pre-teaching introduction, including Q&A session
  • Easy-to-use custom-designed admin platform and online classroom for remote teachers
  • Access to our high-quality lesson materials
  • 24/7 teacher support
  • Local U.S. EF headquarters for easy communication and payment
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Key Responsibilities
  • Deliver 25-minute high-quality and engaging one-on-one online classes to kids ages 5 to 10
  • Communicate your availability for lesson hours with our easy-to-use scheduling system
  • Have access to prepared lesson materials…and also find your own voice and style for teaching your students
  • Give feedback to your students throughout the class and to their parents in post-lesson reporting
  • Ability to connect with kids!
  • Availability during lesson times for the China time zone:
    Peak hours are Monday through Friday class start-times from 6:00 to 8:30am NYT and Friday & Saturday evening classes with start-times from 9:00 to 10:30pm NYT. Weekday classes start at 4:00am NYT and weekend nights starting Friday night at 9:00pm Eastern time to Saturday morning 9:00am and Saturday night 9:00pm to Sunday morning 9:00am.
  • Fully-fluent English speaker with a Bachelor's degree in any field
  • 40 Hour TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certification (or higher): submit now or provide when obtained at start of contract term
  • Experience in early childhood development, teaching, coaching or mentoring is preferred, not required. Life experiences count
  • Excellent cultural awareness, communication and motivational skills
  • Commitment to delivering a high level of student engagement satisfaction
  • Willing to submit an online background check, at no cost to you
  • Access to a headset, personal computer, and wired Ethernet connection

Earn up to $20 per hour to start through a combination of base fee and achievable incentives. And, earn even more for teaching more classes. This is an independent contractor position.

“EF allows you to save time, money, and spend all the time in the world with your family. By being an online Teacher for EF, I was able to home-school my daughter and provide her better educational opportunities.”” – EF Online Teacher

“I am learning from students every day and feel like I’m really making a difference in students' lives. It’s very rewarding with EF.” – EF Online Teacher

“I appreciate EF for providing an awesome opportunity for educators to help students learn and grow through technology. I enjoy working with EF because they foster professional development within a friendly, supportive atmosphere. – EF Online Teacher

“EF provides an excellent forum that allows for flexible in-home hours and that contains convenient teaching tools.” – EF Teach Online

“I have found that I love one-on-one teaching even more than classroom teaching. It gets to heart of what students need faster.” – EF Online Teacher

Maybe now is the right time to come back to teaching online, expand your teaching resume, or try it for the first time
  • Are you a stay-at-home parent eager to have an outside job but not willing to put your parenting aside? Do you homeschool your kids? Even better!
  • Are you a current or former teacher looking for additional work?
  • Have you been "teaching" in the workplace all of your professional life and are ready to try it for real - while also having time for other things?
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