E-Joy English is a Chinese ESL company still hiring Native English Speakers from the US, UK and Canada to teach children 1v1 online. They pay $16-20 for a Bachelor’s degree, TEFL/TESOL certificate, 1 year of experience, and 10-12hrs/wk during peak times, however, trial classes for new students are unpaid.
Mint English is a Korean ESL company that hires teachers from the US, UK and Canada to teach adults and children 1v1 online. They pay $14+/hr, with classes and feedback lasting 10-30mins, though you must be available 4hrs/day Mon-Fri, and teacher experiences are mixed as bookings can take time.
BlingABC is a Chinese company still recruiting foreign English speakers to teach children 1v1 or in groups online. Pay is $12-15/hr, and a degree, teaching certificate and ESL experience are required, though there is little flexibility to cancel/reschedule classes, which are limited due to excessive hiring.
Lingostar is a Singaporean ESL company hiring online teachers from the US, UK and Canada on $14-24/hr and Philippines on $3-6/hr to teach children 1v1. You must have a degree, teaching certificate, and preferably 1 year of experience, plus availability across 10 peak hours, though reports of booking rates are mixed.
Marathon Education is a Vietnamese tutoring company hiring Native Speakers and Filipinos for online English classes with K-12 students. They pay $14-16 or 235-470PHP/hr, and require a degree, teaching certificate, online experience, and 10+ hours/wk. However, no teachers have reported yet on working conditions there.
TutoringGo/Tutoring KR is a Korean ESL company hiring online Native English and Filipino tutors. Pay is $10-$15/hr and $2.70-$4.50/hr respectively, with a degree/diploma and experience required. Most classes are audio-only 1v1 conversations with adults and children lasting 20-60 minutes, though hiring is competitive.
The Really Great Teacher Company recruits language instructors for international online schools. They pay $5.50-$10/hr and require Native-level fluency, a teaching certificate, and minimum commitment of 10-30hrs/wk. While some positions offer guaranteed hours, teachers have been critical of management and penalties.
Apollo English is a well-established Vietnamese company hiring teachers with Bachelor’s degrees and teaching certificates to deliver online group classes. They offer between $15-23/hr depending on experience, and materials are provided, though they require a minimum of 10 hours over a fixed weekly schedule.
Toucanstalk is a Chinese online ESL company still hiring Native English Speakers and Filipinos, paying $12-16 and PHP150 respectively plus bonuses. They want certified/experienced teachers with an undergrad degree or higher who can commit 20-40hrs/wk over peak times to teach 26min 1v1 classes with adults and children.
Beyond English is an ESL school in Chile that hires Native-level English Speakers with intermediate Spanish skills to teach adults or children in 1v1/small groups online. Pay is $14-$17/hr, and you must have classroom experience, a Bachelor’s, TEFL, and the right to work in the US or Chile (but teach from anywhere).
Hong Kong-based Kelly’s Education delivers online 1v1 English and Mandarin lessons to children. They hire UK, US, Canadian and Australian teachers with degrees, teaching certificates and experience of young learners. Pay is $14-20/hr (bonus dependent), applications are simple, but you must offer good availability.
Spires Tutoring is a teacher marketplace supporting students of all ages in 100+ subjects. They hire 1v1 online tutors with degrees and 2+ years of experience from dozens of countries. Hours and pay are decided by tutors, though platform fees of up to 35% are deducted, and students are bid for through blind auction.
Air Tutors is a US company hiring experienced graduates on $45 an hour (pro rata) to tutor small classes of 1-4 K-12 schoolchildren online. A teaching certificate isn’t required but the application has several stages, hours are flexible but are allocated first come, first served, and there is less demand in summer.
Best Brains learning centers tutor groups of 1-5 children aged 3-14 years. They hire experienced graders and teachers from the US and Canada, paying $8.31-$30/hr depending on location and position. Certifications/degrees are not always required. Hours are mostly after school part-time, but remote positions are fewer.
Prep Expert provides online admissions consulting, test prep and academic tutoring to US students. They pay $30/hr and require experience, a Bachelor’s degree (or enrolled), and a 99th-percentile score. Most positions are part-time (2-20 hours a week), classes last 3 hours, and hiring is selective.
Schola is a Southeast Asian ESL company hiring Native English Speakers to teach children 1v1 online. You must have a degree, teaching certificate and year of experience, with pay between $9-$11 an hour though unsuccessful trials pay half. Teacher experiences are mixed and bookings can be inconsistent.
Flalingo is an online ESL company that hires Native and Near-Native English Speakers to teach adults and children 1v1. Pay is $3.50-$5 per 25min class (double for 50mins), and you must have a degree, TEFL/TESOL, and English teaching experience. Bookings are not guaranteed, however, and there are few tutor reports yet.
StudyPoint and PrepNow offer in-home and online tutoring respectively. US-based tutors are paid $15-$23/hr to deliver 1v1 support in K-12 subjects, test prep and admissions. A Bachelor’s degree, 2 years’ experience, and 6 weekly hours are required, though prep/admin is unpaid and student numbers are inconsistent.
PrepScholar hires remote, US-based test prep tutors, college admissions consultants and test content creators. The company pays $30-$50 an hour, and is highly selective in who it recruits, wanting candidates from top US colleges with a 99%ile SAT/ACT score, who can commit to 15+ hours a week.
Revolution Prep is a US online tutoring and test prep company for students from Kindergarten to College level. Classes are 1v1 or groups up to 8. They hire graduates on $25-$40 an hour, with performance-based bonuses and benefits. Full-time hours are expected but not guaranteed, with prime times limiting flexibility.
Think Academy provides online teaching in math and science to children in several countries. They pay $60-$120 for classes of 8-30 students lasting between 45-150 minutes. A Bachelor’s degree is required, you must commit to afterschool hours/weekends for a semester, and the interview is rigorous with only 4% succesful.
Cluey Learning provides online 1v1 and small group tutoring to children. You must be a student or graduate in Australia or New Zealand, where pay is $25-35 and $22-30 respectively, with qualified teachers earning more. However only 6% of applicants are successful and you must commit to 10 hours a week.
Tutor Doctor offers in-person and online tutoring in 16 countries. A post-secondary education is required, with pay based on experience, subject and location (e.g. $15-35 US, £14-25 UK). You may join multiple branches, though hours and subjects are limited by student demand, while prep/writing time is unpaid.
Tutor.com is an online provider of live and asychronous 1v1 tutoring, homework help and test prep. They hire US-based graduates/students who receive $10-$23, varying across 250+ subjects. Waiting time is paid, and extra sessions can be picked up, but you must pass proficiency exams and commit to 5+ hours a week.
AirClass provides online 1-on-1 tuition in K-12 subjects for children between 4-18 years. They cover 70+ countries, and take on experienced Native and Non-Native English Speakers with a degree or enrolled. However, pay offers have been as low as $0.80 per hour, while consistent classes are hard to secure.
Berlitz offers 1v1 and group online instruction in 30+ languages to adults and children. No teaching certificate/experience is required, only a Bachelor’s degree and minimum commitment of 15-20 hours a week. Pay varies by position, though can be as low as $7.5 (equivalent), and you must follow their teaching method.
Purple Tutor is an Indian online tutoring company teaching coding to children. Pay is reportedly ₹55-319 ($0.67-3.91) an hour, with a Computer Science degree required. There is a 4-stage application process and 3 months’ training before you can teach, plus a minimum commitment of 120 hours a month.
PandaTree is a US company teaching children Spanish and Mandarin in groups or 1v1. They pay $18-24 an hour to fluent speakers with a relevant degree and 2+ years of experience working with children. You must commit to 15+ hours a week, though these aren’t guaranteed, and cannot work for another teaching company.
Speexx is a European business language training provider that pays virtual coaches around €12 an hour to teach adult professionals 1v1. To apply, you must speak 2 languages, have a Bachelor’s degree, a language teaching certificate, online teaching experience, and 25 hours availability a month.
iTutor (not iTutorGroup) hires US-certified online teachers for both daytime class instruction and afterschool 1v1 tutoring in most school subjects. A US university Bachelor’s degree is required and the pay ranges between $28-35. There is no interview to pass, only a recorded demo, but bookings can be inconsistent.
Edmentum EdOptions Academy hires certified US educators to teach K-12 schoolchildren remotely 1v1. You must be available daytime Mon-Fri and able to respond to students within 24 hours. Employee benefits are offered, but pay is reportedly not very high, and teachers have been terminated when student enrollments drop.
Proximity Learning hires Americans and some international English Speakers to teach US children. Teachers livestream into school classrooms with help from a facilitator. Pay is $20-30 an hour with benefits, you must be certified, have a degree, and be available for 20-35 hours a week, though classes aren’t guaranteed.
Education First/EF offers live 1v1 and group online English teaching for Native Speakers. Experience isn’t essential but you must have a degree and be willing to acquire a TEFL certificate. Base pay is £9.50 plus benefits (holiday pay, pension), materials are provided, and hours are flexible but difficult to fill.
Connections Academy hires home-based teachers certified and living in 31 US states. They offer both full and part-time roles teaching grade K-12 children, and pay around $22 an hour, though hours and salaries vary across associated schools. There are employee benefits, though the caseload can be demanding.
goFLUENT is a corporate training company hiring first or second language speakers to teach adult clients. Classes are 1v1 or in groups for 30-90 minutes. A degree is required, plus some relevant experience. Pay is $9-12 an hour, depending on location, and you must offer 30 hours a week.
Mango Languages hires Native Speakers in 70 languages to coach and write content for students of all ages. Lessons are 1v1 and last 10-30 minutes. Most jobs require a language-related Bachelor’s degree, with experience preferred. They only hire when needed, while pay info and teacher reviews are not widely available.
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VIPKid Global is the international branch of VIPKid, hiring US and Canadian tutors for non-Chinese students. Online classes last 25 minutes and are 1v1 with mostly children. Pay is $14 an hour, and you must have a Bachelor’s degree, though bookings are hard to come by as the company struggles to expand.
Stride Learning hires American educators to teach remotely, either full-time or part-time. A range of roles are recruited for, but the average teacher salary is between $42-45k per annum, a degree and valid teaching license is required, the workload can be heavy, and you must be available on weekdays.
Brainfuse offers tutoring and academic help in many subjects to American school and college students. Tutor pay depends on the subject (usually $12-17), and you must be a US resident with a degree and experience. Hours are flexible, but bookings are challenging, and many tutors feel unsupported.
Course Hero hires English-speaking tutors to answer student questions, paying around $3 per question. The application process is simple, with no teaching certification or experience required, the schedule is flexible, though question availability is a lottery, and some teachers have been terminated without pay.
Elevate K-12 provides virtual teaching to American school children by hiring experienced and certified teachers who have graduated from US universities. The pay is $22-50 depending on the subject, with an extra 20% paid admin time, materials are provided, though the hours are weekdays part-time (5-25 hours a week).
Educastream is a French company providing virtual math and language lessons to children and adults. The 55-minute classes can be 1v1 or in groups of up to 6 students, the pay is between £9-£11 an hour, and Educastream tutors must be UK or US-based Native English Speakers with at least 1 year of teaching experience.
Learnlight is a multinational EdTech Company that provides language learning, skills acquisition, and company training; it pays €6-12 an hour for teachers with degrees, a language teaching certification, and 2 years’ experience, to teach mainly adult students 1v1 or in groups for 10+ hours a week.
Carrot Global is a Korean online education company that hires Native English Speakers with Bachelor’s degrees to teach English predominantly to adult students. No teaching certificate or experience is required, though you must be available for 15+ hours a week, and the pay is $11-16 an hour.
HiTutor is a Taiwanese company hiring Native and Non-Native speakers in multiple languages to teach adults and children 1v1 or 1v4 online. The pay is $2-12 depending on country, you must have a degree and 6 months experience, bookings fluctuate though the schedule is flexible, and the application is quick and simple.
TeachCast employs US residents to teach ESL online to international children and adults. You must have completed a diploma/2 years of college and a TEFL/TESOL/substitute certificate. Pay is $12-$14 an hour, with paid training, though you must commit to a fixed schedule of 25 hours across 5 days a week.
LingoAce is a Singaporean company hiring Native Speakers from select countries/states to teach children 1v1 and 1v6 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.
Brilliant Grades hires experienced UK and US graduates to tutor children 1v1 and 1v4 via Zoom. Payments are weekly, they offer $/£12-20 an hour, and existing tutors review them positively, though they only hire when needed, you must commit to 10 hours a week for 4 months, and some unpaid prep is required.
TutorMe Education hires Ivy League Graduates to provide online/in-person tutoring and test-prep for PreK-12 and college students in 230 subjects. Tutors set their own pay rate ($15 an hour is suggested), the application and interview is straightforward, though matched jobs must be pitched for with no guaranteed hours.
Club Z! offers reputable in-home and online tutoring to children and adults across North America. Tutors must reside in the US or Canada, have completed a 4-year degree and possess 1 year of experience. Pay varies depending on location and age, hours are part-time and variable, and hiring is only done to meet demand.
Classover is an American company that hires US teachers to tutor online classes of 1-6 children across 20 courses. Starting pay is $15 an hour, qualifications are not required for non-academic subjects, but they only hire when needed, with just 5% of applicants being successful.
TutorMe is a US-based online tutoring company hiring university students/graduates to teach 300+ subjects. They are well reviewed, pay $16 an hour with weekly payments, and the application is simple with no interview or demo, though they only accept 4% of applicants, and lessons are often ‘first come, first served’.
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.
HeyTutor hires US residents who have attended university to teach 250+ K-12, college and professional subjects. The application and interview is quick, teachers decide their schedule and rate, and payments are daily. There is more demand for in-person tutoring than online and bookings vary between subjects and seasons.
Cafetalk is a teacher marketplace where almost any subject can be offered to Japanese (mostly adult) students. You must be a Native speaker in the language of instruction with a degree. Classes are 1v1, you decide the length and price, though Cafetalk retains a 15-40% commission and gaining bookings can be challenging.
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.
US-based Varsity Tutors hires North American graduates to provide tutoring for school children, college students and professionals. Applications are quick. Most teachers receive $15 an hour, and while some subjects, groups and short-notice classes pay more, lessons are long and the company retains a high profit margin.
Skooli hires Native and Non-Native Speaking graduates to tutor elementary-college level students 1v1 online. They pay CAD$25 per hour, with flexible schedules and no minimum hours, but bookings are hard to come by and there are financial penalties for lateness/cancellation.
Nil English is a Korean ESL company teaching adults and children 1v1 online and by phone. They hire North American Native-Speaking graduates. The starting pay is $7.50 per hour, with rises after 3 and 6 months. The application process is simple, but you must commit to 10 hours a week across 5 days.
NovaStar Prep is a US company hiring American teachers with degrees to tutor Elementary to College-level students 1v1 online. They pay $25-35 per hour, with high teacher satisfaction, though hiring can be selective and most hours are after school.
Bansho is an online tutoring company for North American students in grades K2-8. They hire teachers from the US and Canada with degrees and experience, offer $15-25 per session plus compensation for correspondence, though hours are part-time after school/weekends and they don’t provide teaching materials.
Kyna for Kids is a Vietnamese online ESL program offering flexible 1v1 and 1v4 classes with children. They pay Natives and some Non-Native Speakers $8-20 per hour with good booking rates, though you must have a teaching certificate and degree, learn multiple platforms, and pay 20% tax on your earnings.
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.
Online Kids Academy is a Turkish ESL school hiring Native Speakers and Filipinos to teach group and private child classes. The pay is relatively low for Natives, high for Filipinos, there’s little written feedback, decent bookings, and non-Asian hours complement other jobs, but communication and payments can take time.
BetaKid/BedaKid teaches children 1v1 and considers any teacher with a degree, TEFL certificate and teaching experience, though Native Speakers are paid more. Pay is still average, and whilst bookings are good, you must commit to a long-term fixed schedule of at least 10+ hours a week or risk penalties for any changes.
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.
NeuABC is a US-based company teaching Chinese children 1:1. They offer fair and reliable pay twice a month, with no penalties, excellent teacher satisfaction and the freedom to be creative, though you must live in North America, commit to at least 4 hours a week, and the schedule is limited to 5.5 hours a day.
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.
Ringle only hires ‘native-level’ tutors from leading US/UK universities, though it requires no TEFL/TESOL certificate or teaching experience. They offer reasonable pay, one-on-one adult classes, lesson materials, and schedule flexibility, though bookings can take time and their screening process is strict.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Acadsoc is geared more towards newer teachers starting out. If that is you, then they offer an opportunity to become TESOL qualified (for free) and gain valuable experience, though many teachers don’t appear to stick around long-term. To find out why, continue reading…