VIPKID is currently looking for ESL teachers for young chinese students, who really want to learn american English. We are looking for teachers that are great and patient with children, and who are motivated and excited to join a promising company that is growing at a fast pace in China. In 2015, our number of students grew four times. VIPKID currently has 5,000 active students
Founded in 2014, VIPKID’s mission is to provide the American elementary school experience to Chinese children—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, H Capital and Northern Light Venture.
WHAT WE DO
1-on-1 online full immersion English language and content classes -Teach American curriculum, based on the Common Core State Standards -25-minute highly engaging lessons
WHAT WE REQUIRE
(No Knowledge Of Chinese Language Required! Our students want to only speak in English with the instructor)
– Good Command over spoken English (North American accents preferred)
-Experience working with children between the ages of 5-12
-ESL and phonics teaching experience ( Desired, Not required)
-Bachelor’s degree in any field OR Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education
-Tech Requirements: Desktop or Laptop with 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.
Teachers are not required to work full shifts, just to ensure 7.5 hours during the peak times.
Here are the times converted to US times:
|Monday – Sunday||Saturday – Sunday|
|US Times||Beijing 6pm – 10pm||Beijing 9am – 11am|
|EST||5am – 9am||Fri-Sat 8pm – 10pm|
|CST||4am – 8am||Fri-Sat 7pm – 9pm|
|MST||3am – 7am||Fri-Sat 6pm – 8pm|
|PST||2am – 6am||Fri-Sat 5pm -7pm|
|Hawaii||Midnight – 4am||Fri-Sat 3pm – 5pm|
Payment: Our teachers receive a base pay of US$ 14-$18/hour.* There are bonuses for every lesson, so a typical salary range would be between US$ 16-24/hour. 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
HOW TO APPLY
Please apply through our Teacher Recruitment Portal
*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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