LingoAce is a Singaporean company hiring Native Speakers from select countries/states to teach children 1v1 and 1v4 online. Pay is between $14-$20, but you must have a degree, teaching certificate and 2 years’ experience, with only 2% of applicants successful, while booking rates are reportedly mixed.
Fluentbe is a Polish ESL company paying $8.50-$13/hour to teach children or adults 1v1 or 1v4 via Zoom. No qualifications are required, Non-Native English Speakers can apply, bonuses are available and bookings are stable, though you need 1 year’s experience, and must teach 2+ courses with classes lasting 25-90 minutes.
Savvy Reading is an online reading support program that pays US teachers $18 an hour (plus pay rises) to coach classes of 1-4 Pre-K to Grade 5 students. Hiring is competitive, you must have teaching credentials or an education degree, teaching experience, and be available during evening peak hours, Monday-Thursday.
Hoot Reading hires experienced teachers from North America on $18-20 an hour to provide online reading support 1v1 to Grade K-9 children. You must have a teaching license, B.Ed. degree or be in the 4th year of one, and be available for 12 hours a week, though low student demand restricts hiring and bookings.
Cambly pays $10.20 per hour to teach adults, while Cambly Kids pays $12. Both hire Native English Speakers, with no degree, teaching certificate or experience needed. There is no interview, classes are 1v1 and can be canceled with 12 hours’ notice, however, it can take months to be approved and you must have PayPal.
TutorABC provides 1v1 and group classes to adults and children in Taiwan and Japan. They hire Native and Non-Native Speakers with degrees and teaching certificates, the application and automated interview is quick, cancellations are flexible, but pay varies by nationality and low student ratings lead to termination.
VivaLing recruits ‘Near-Native’ Speakers on $20 an hour to teach European adults and children one-on-one online. It hires multiple languages, has high teacher satisfaction, and a degree’s not essential, but you must have 2 years of experience, commit to 12 hours a week (over 4 days) and take 4 weeks of unpaid training.
Hallo is an online teacher marketplace based in the US, specializing in ESL lessons for adults internationally. No degree is required, they hire Native Speakers on $7.20-18 per hour (after commission), have a low threshold for weekly payouts, and provide curricula, though you must market yourself to attract students.
Konnekt Kid recruits US, Canadian and UK teachers for online ESL lessons with young Russian students. TEFL/TESOL is needed for group classes, while private classes require a degree in Education or Psychology. As a small company that only hires when needed, it can take months to respond to applications, if at all.
eTeacher Group is an Israeli tutoring company offering online 1v1 and group classes. They hire Native and Near-Native Speakers on $18 per hour, with no cancelation penalties or feedback, though they are highly selective, you must have 2 years experience teaching kids, teens AND adults and commit to 15 hours a week.
CleverKid is a new startup from Canada offering $26 per hour to teach 25-minute online classes 1v1 with children from non-China countries. There are no penalties or written feedback and leave is flexible, though there’s a waiting list, a fixed schedule of 10+ hours a week, and only Americans and Canadians can apply.
Egg School is a new online ESL company from South Korea. They pay Native Speakers with degrees $16-18 per hour to teach children 1v1. There are no minimum hours, the application process is simple with no interview, though booking rates are around 50%, and student cancelations are unpaid.
eHello (eHailuo) is a Chinese tutoring company that has been shutting down and withholding pay from its teachers since China changed its regulations. As there is no guarantee you will be paid, even if you can get hired there at this time, you should look elsewhere for teaching.
StarKid English offers great pay, guaranteed bookings, understanding support, a simple application process, and one-on-one classes with children between 4-12. Hiring can take weeks, it is selective of experienced, TEFL-certified graduates from North America or the UK, and you must commit to a consistent schedule.
Protostar Education offers most Native Speakers good pay, long-term regular students, adaptive teaching materials, US holidays and no extreme penalties, though their interview process is selective, their schedule is limited, and you must have ‘brick and mortar’ classroom experience.
If you are a North American or UK teacher, Lime English offers attractive pay and opportunities to teach children in multiple subjects without TPR, though some applicants experience problems at interview stage, you must have a year of classroom teaching experience, and be able to commit to long-term slots.
ABC360 accepts both Native and Non-Native Speakers and offers a high referral incentive, however, the pay is relatively low, which they have a history of cutting, and you must have a degree, teaching certificate and be willing to commit to 18+ hours a week.
Novakid hires Native and Non-Native Speakers to teach children one-on-one, and its Moscow timezone complements Asian jobs. The pay is average for many, and you must have a degree and 1 year of experience. It can take months to start teaching there, however, so it’s not a quick option.
YiYiEnglish is open to all English speakers (with near-Native pronunciation) and promises a lot but fails to deliver on schedule flexibility and pay, with teachers reporting having to work when the company wants while not receiving the money they were expecting, making YiYiEnglish a risky option.
OiKID considers Native and Non-Native Speakers with neutral accents and Bachelor’s degrees. The application process is simple, they provide teaching materials and paid training, and don’t require TEFL/TESOL. Pay is less attractive for Native teachers, however, as is the lack of incentives and their transfer fees.
First Leap is new to online teaching, and they hire qualified and experienced Native English Speakers. They offer high booking rates of 80%+ and provide good-quality teaching materials (plus a sign-on incentive for now), however, the pay is average without bonuses and the hiring process is strict.
iBestTeacher demands few requirements from both Native and Non-Native Speakers, whilst offering multiple schools to teach Chinese children. Schedules are fixed for 6 months, while pay varies widely, however, iBestTeacher is a good option for many who lack qualifications, experience or have been rejected elsewhere.
UUabc offers Native Speakers reasonable pay after a short demo, but they must have up to two years of teaching experience, a Bachelor’s degree (and if no Education major, a TEFL/TESOL). There are question marks over booking rates, however, and teaching groups of 4 won’t suit everyone.
Dazao doesn’t have any qualification, nationality or minimum hours requirements, making them an easy entry point into online teaching, though their pay is amongst the lowest around. This impartial Dazao English review will help you to decide whether they’re worth your time.
31abc is a smaller Chinese company that provides regular, long-term students for TEFL/TESOL-qualified, experienced North American and UK graduates. The base pay (before bonuses) is mediocre, however, and they’ve cut it before. Read this impartial 31abc review to find out if you should still apply.
Zebra English offers good pay, teacher satisfaction, and no minimum hours for North American teachers with degrees, TEFL/TESOL certificates and experience. You must be prepared to teach younger children and deliver up to 3 demo classes to get hired. Read this in-depth and impartial Zebra English review to find out how and whether it’s worth it.
While English Ninjas used to be a decent company, offering flexible schedules, mature students, and requiring no TEFL, their reputation has been tarnished by salary cuts and problems paying teachers on time. Read this in-depth and impartial English Ninjas review to find out whether you should still apply there.
Landi has a track record of decreasing teachers’ pay and bonuses mid-contract (but still offers more than some). Only four nationalities are accepted, though they’re a popular option for South Africans. Landi suits teachers who enjoy younger students and want fairly-stable bookings (after probation).
While Hellokid don’t require a Bachelor’s degree and their advertised pay rate looks promising, the reality is less appealing, especially when one considers the penalties and restrictive clauses in their contracts. Make sure you read this in-depth and impartial Hellokid review before you apply.
COREnglish has a low barrier to entry, with no mandatory qualifications to apply and all English speakers considered. However, they are limited by the inconsistent pay and treatment given to teachers by their client schools. This in-depth and impartial COREnglish review will help you decide whether to apply.
Whales English offer good (if diminishing) rates of pay, bonuses, and long-term contracts for most Native Speakers, however, their hiring requirements are somewhat exclusionary and some work is unpaid (e.g. feedback and grading). Read this in-depth, impartial Whales English review to find out whether they’re a good online teaching fit.