LiveXP is an online marketplace for language teachers. Lessons are 1v1. No qualifications are required, sign up is simple with no interview/demo, hours are flexible, and there’s no tutor commission fee. Pay is $10-15 an hour, though finding English students is competitive, and several teachers report bad experiences.
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.
Classgap is an online teacher marketplace where anyone can tutor 1v1 in 100+ subjects. The application is easy, there are no qualification, location or nationality requirements, and tutors decide their hours, what to charge and how to teach, however, there is a commission fee of 10-20% and students are hard to attract.
First Tutors offers 1v1 online and in-person tuition for multiple subjects and levels in the UK, South Africa, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. No specific qualifications or experience are required, and tutors have almost total freedom over how they teach and are paid, though bookings can be hard to come by.
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 to start (reduceable later).
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.
Teaching English in Thailand has become a multi-million dollar industry. This article will answer a number of questions regarding the teaching experience, accreditation, applying for teaching positions and testimony from current and former foreign teachers who have taught and continue to teach in Thailand.
Allschool is a teacher marketplace hiring Native English Speakers to deliver personalized classes to children internationally. No formal qualifications are required, though teaching experience in your subject is recommended. Teachers can set their own pay rate, class length, and there are no minimum hours required.
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.
GoStudent provides online 1v1 tuition to school and university students in 30+ subjects across 22 countries. It pays English speakers $20/£13 per 50-minute session, offers bonuses, and requires only high school qualifications, though you must commit to 6 hours weekly availability and prepare your own materials.
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.
Tutor Hunt is a well-established and rated UK teacher marketplace. No qualifications are required to join, though they are recommended to gain more exposure and interest from potential students. Tutors set their own pay rate, £15-35 being the recommended range, however, Tutor Hunt charges a commission fee of 20-25%.
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.
Superprof is a teacher marketplace offering online and in-person 1v1 tuition in over 1,000 subjects and 40+ countries. Requirements to join are minimal and the application process is simple, though there is a processing fee for platform payments and high competition for classes, with many more tutors than students.
Apprentus is a teacher marketplace that allows anyone to list their classes, with no formal requirements or application process. No commission is deducted from tutors, who decide their own pay rate, schedule, class length (between 30-120 minutes), lesson design and materials, and whether to teach online or in-person.
Iboux is an Irish-Brazilian education company hiring Native Speakers in English, French and Spanish to teach adults and children 1v1 or 1v2 in 30 or 60-minute classes. They pay $8-15 an hour, want teaching experience, either a teaching certificate or degree, and 20 hours availability a week (with 15 guaranteed).
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.
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 $13-17 an hour.
Nao Now Tutoring is a US-based education company that provides online ESL lessons for adult and child students, mostly from South Korea. They want Native English Speakers who have their Bachelor’s degree or are currently enrolled and pay $18-26 per hour, depending on experience, though hours can be hard to come by.
The Sunshine Method hires US-based tutors as academic mentors for vulnerable K-12 children. Tutoring sessions last 90-120mins, are online or in-home, with $15-$20 an hour pay. 2 years’ experience and a 6-month commitment is required, and while tutor satisfaction is high, bookings are not guaranteed.
BookNook hires experienced US tutors in reading and math for online groups of 1-4 children. Applications are simple with no live interview, degrees are nonessential, and pay is above average, though background checks are required for each state, and some complain about the platform, training, and communication.
Tutorful is a well-rated UK teacher marketplace that offers 1v1 and group classes for adults and children. No qualifications are required, though you must have 2 years of tutoring experience to apply. Most tutors charge £15-35 an hour, though Tutorful deducts 20-25% of this as a platform fee.
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.
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.
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.
MyTutor hires students and recent graduates from 60 UK universities to tutor school pupils and undergraduates online in 1v1, 1v3 and 1v6 classes. The company is highly rated, payment is fortnightly, and pay is between £10-£24 an hour after 42% is deducted, prep time is unpaid, and there is competition for bookings.
Tutorgigs is an online tutoring company that partners with US schools to support K-12 students. The application is simple, no formal qualifications are required, but you must be able to work in the US and pay for a background check. Payment is $20 per hour, with tutorials lasting between 10-60 minutes.
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.
Wyzant is a teacher marketplace that hires US residents to tutor children and adults in 300+ subjects. Most charge $35-63 an hour, no formal qualifications or interview are required, payouts are prompt, and there is a lot of independence, however, a 25% commission is charged and bookings can take time and effort.
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’.
Learnship is an online business language trainer that hires Native-level speakers in 12 languages. Pay is more than many ESL companies, though the recruitment process is selective and demanding, with an interview and 2 observed demos and only a 5% success rate. Existing teacher reviews are also critical.
All Right is a lesser-known company from Eastern Europe that hires C1 English speakers on $10-12 an hour to teach children 1v1 online. You must either have a degree or a teaching certificate and be able to commit to 15+ hours a week, though very few teacher reviews exist to reveal what it is like working there.
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.
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.
italki is one of the largest teacher marketplaces, with 5 million adult and child students from 100+ countries. It hires Near-Native Speakers in 150+ languages with no qualifications, charging a flat 15% commission with 0% on trials. The application process is quick and easy, though there is competition for bookings.
Preply is a teacher marketplace delivering c.100 subjects online to adult and child students 1v1 or in groups. No specific qualifications are required, and the average pay range is $10-38.90 an hour. However, trial lessons are unpaid, commission rates start at 33%, and it takes effort to acquire students.
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.
SplashLearn tutors Pre-K to 5th Grade Math and ELA. They hire Native Speakers who have delivered 200+ online classes and 1 year of Common Core teaching. No formal qualifications are required. The pay is $21 with bonuses, but you must commit to after-school hours 2+days a week, and hiring only occurs periodically.
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.
Outschool is a teacher marketplace hiring residents of the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, England or Wales to teach children online. Teacher satisfaction is good, no formal qualifications are required, and almost any subject can be taught, though securing bookings for more generic courses can be challenging.
Verbling is a US-based teacher marketplace offering over 80 languages to adult learners. They hire experienced Native and Non-Native Speakers without a degree or teaching certificate and have a low commission rate of 15%, though applicants are currently limited and there is growing discontent at company culture.
Littera Education tutors K-12 schoolchildren across the USA. Tutorials last between 20-60 minutes with 1-8 students, and they hire experienced US teachers on $15-20 per hour without a degree or teaching certificate following a simple interview, though lesson materials and booking rates are inconsistent.
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.
Spicus teaches Korean adults English via conversational 10-minute 1v1 audio classes. They hire teachers with a Native accent from the US, Canada and Philippines, a degree/teaching certificate is not essential, pay is $12-15 per hour, and booking rates are high.
Accent Advisor pays experienced teachers from the US and Canada $15-25 an hour to improve adult learners’ American accents. You must have a degree or certification, be willing to work 15+ hours a week, and be knowledgeable about vocal mechanics to pass the rigorous interview process.
AmazingTalker is an online teacher marketplace from Taiwan offering 104 language specialisms to students globally of all ages. The average pay is $15-28 an hour though varies widely, and they hire anyone fluent in English with experience. Bookings can be challenging, however, and there are hefty fees of up to 38%.
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.
SkimaTalk is an online teacher marketplace serving adult Japanese and South Korean students. They hire Native Speakers to teach 25-minute ESL classes and pay $12.80+ an hour (after a 20% commission). No degree or teaching certificate is required, but you must be willing to teach 3 free classes.
LatinHire recruits Native-level teachers in multiple subjects for Latin American adults and children. A degree is not essential, materials are provided and classes are flexible, but pay is relatively low, you must speak basic Spanish/Portuguese, commit to 16 hours a month, and not live in the US/Canada (presently).
VivaLing recruits ‘Near-Native’ Speakers on $12-14 an hour to teach European adults and children 1v1 online. It hires multiple languages, has good 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 2+ weeks of unpaid training.
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.
Edukita is an Indonesia-based ESL company offering Native Speakers $18-20 per hour to teach children in large-group online classes. While no degree or teaching certificate is required, you must have 3 years of online ESL experience. There is no written feedback, but the schedule is fairly inflexible.
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.
Clasing ELTS is a Spain-based ESL company providing audio English classes to mostly adults. They accept Native and Non-Native Speakers and don’t require a degree or teaching certificate, though shifts are fixed and not flexible, with 20 hours a week minimum, and the pay is low.
Profy English is a Colombia-based online ESL company offering 1v1 adult classes paying $10 an hour. They accept Native and C1 Non-Native teachers, with no interview or demo, and payout anytime, though introduction classes are unpaid and teachers must attract students through a profile and use their own materials.
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.
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.
Native Camp hires almost any adult with an internet computer and an intermediate level of English, and offers a flexible schedule teaching adults or children 1:1. The salary is low, however, and the company fails to support teachers against problematic students, inhibiting ratings, pay and long-term employment.
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.
Eigox accepts both Native and Non-Native Speakers and requires no formal qualifications, making them a reasonable option for new teachers. However, their low and slow booking rates restrict them to being a part-time option for many, while pay rates are relatively low, and teachers complain about cancelation penalties.
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.
Lingo Live offers opportunities to teach individual adult professionals through Task-Based Learning. While they don’t demand a degree or TEFL/TESOL certificate, you do need extensive experience (of 5+ years) and near-Native fluency. The pay is also not great and they don’t guarantee bookings.
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.
While little is publicly known about Classo, on the surface they offer attractive pay for both Native and Non-Native Speakers delivering 1-on-1 classes, whilst requiring only proficiency and teaching experience (no mandatory TEFL/TESOL or degree). This impartial Classo Review covers all available information.
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.
Open English offers individual and group adult or child classes for experienced Native teachers. A degree is not essential, slots can be swapped without penalty, and Latin American hours can complement or provide an alternative to China. However, the pay is not the highest, and the hiring process can take time.
Engoo has no academic qualification requirements, they provide both child and adult students, flexible teaching with no minimum peak hours, and some incentive schemes, though the basic pay is towards the lower end of the market. This in-depth and impartial Engoo review will help you decide whether to apply.
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…