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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lingoda hires C2-level speakers to teach English, French, Spanish and German online. Classes last 60 minutes with 1-5 adult students, there are no minimum hours, a teaching certificate but no degree is required, and teacher satisfaction is high, however, the pay is fairly low and bookings are first come, first served.
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.
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%.
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 $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.
Kyna for Kids is a Vietnamese online ESL program offering flexible 1v1 classes with children. They pay Natives and some Non-Native Speakers $10-20 per hour with good booking rates, though you must have a teaching certificate and degree, learn multiple platforms, and pay 10% tax on your earnings.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, TEFL/TESOL and experience. It can take months to start teaching there, however, so it’s not a quick option.
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.
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.
NiceKid are a reasonable option for experienced Non-Native Speakers without a degree, living in cheaper countries and looking for part-time work teaching young children. Their pay is less attractive for Native Speakers, and the inflexible and limited work schedule prevents one earning a full-time income here.
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.
Voxy specializes in teaching adults through Task-Based Learning and pays a decent hourly rate, though compensation doesn’t cover the entire workload. You must also have over 3 years’ teaching experience and know a second language, but both Native and Non-Native Speakers can apply without a degree.
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.
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.
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.
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…
Though their rate of pay is poor, Skyeng’s teacher satisfaction is generally high, their barriers to entry are low, and they also provide an opportunity to teach adult students. This in-depth, impartial Skyeng review will take you through Skyeng’s pay, hours, application process and teachers’ experiences… (Read the full review for tips on getting hired!)