The future is here! Join a fast growing community of elite educators who are teaching right from their home. As an independent contractor, you will be matched 1:1 with Chinese students on our secure virtual learning platform to teach English online. You can make your own schedule and use VIPKID resources to instruct - no lesson planning required!
This opportunity is for you if you have a strong teaching background, are energetic, engaging, and self-motivated. If you consider yourself a global educator and are excited about the use of technology to connect the world, then this is a match. Partner with us and help change the face of online learning.
We have offices in Beijing, Shanghai, and San Francisco and have over 100,000 students and more than 10000 teachers on the VIPKID platform. Founded in 2013, VIPKID has won several awards including CY Zone’s Top 100 Chinese Companies, Top 21 Global Innovation Companies, and the US-China Entrepreneurship Leader Award. We have strategic partnerships with ETS, Coursera, and TESOL, and are venture backed by top investors, such as Innovation Works, Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners, Northern Light Venture, Yunfeng Capital, Learn Capital, and Kobe Bryant’s fund, Bryant Stibel.
We pride ourselves on giving Chinese children the American elementary school experience.
1-on-1 online full immersion English language and content classes
An American curriculum, based on the Common Core State Standards
25-minute highly engaging lessons
Exposure to the American or Canadian K-12 education system
Minimum 1 year of teaching experience
Tech Requirements: Desktop or Laptop with a fast internet connection and audio/video capability
Contract type: Independent contractor
Contract term: 6-Months
Start date: Immediately
Hours: In order to maximize the number of classes scheduled, teachers are recommended to be available for at least 15 time slots per week (each time slot is 30 minutes) during Beijing peak times. The following hours tend to be the most requested time periods from our families: Monday-Sunday 6-10pm, and Saturday-Sunday 9am-10pm in Beijing time.
Here are the times converted to US times:
Monday - Friday
Saturday - Sunday
Beijing 6pm - 10pm
Beijing 9am – 10pm
6am - 10am
Fri-Sun 9pm – 10am
5am - 9am
Fri-Sun 8pm – 9am
4am - 8am
Fri-Sun 7pm – 8am
3am - 7am
Fri-Sun 6pm -7am
1am - 5am
Fri-Sun 4pm – 5am
Payment: Our teachers are paid according to the number of classes finished. The minimum service fee rate range is US$ 14-$18/hour. There are incentives for every lesson, so a typical service fee ranges between US$ 14-22/hour. This business opportunity is ideal for independent contractor teachers looking to supplement their income.
Founded in 2014, VIPKID's mission is to provide the American elementary school experience to Chinesechildren—all from the comfort of their homes.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, HCapital and Northern Light Venture.