Posted: Wednesday, January 3, 2018 10:50 AM
Job Description Looking for a flexible, professional online teaching opportunity? VIPKID is the world leader in online English education for kids 12 and under. Rediscover the joy of teaching with VIPKID's platform and curriculum. No commute, no grading, no lesson planning required! Instruct kids in your spare time — from home — during early mornings or evenings. Teaching just 60 minutes a day earns you between $420-650 a month. It's as easy as making a Skype call, with interactive and fun curriculum and lesson plans made for your use. - Ranked #5 by Forbes on its 2017 "Top 100 Remote Work" companies - The most active online English teaching community in the world - Top-ranked online teaching company on Indeed and Glassdoor with 4-star rating and 86% CEO approval - Backed by Sequoia Capital and Tencent Holdings (currently valued at $1.5 billion) Please search for VIPKID on YouTube, Facebook, and Glassdoor to see the rave reviews from the tens of thousands of North Americans that teach for us. Requirements and Qualifications to become an Online English Teacher/Online ESL Teacher: - BA degree or higher - Experience with any kind of teaching (1+ years)* - Eligible to legally work in the US or Canada - Desire to engage and inspire young learners *Note on Teaching Experience: This can include educators, professors, tutors, teaching assistants, elementary teachers, traditional teaching experience or the equivalent in mentoring, tutoring, or alternative education. While helpful, there's no requirement for teaching certificate, state certification, TESOL, TEFL, or ESL experience. All classes and business are conducted in English. Other experience you may have that are not requirements, but are preferred: - Online English Education / Educator / Online English Teaching / Online Instructor - Home-Based Online English Teacher / Online English Tutor / Online English Tutoring - Online English Teacher Assistant / Online English Elementary Teacher - Summer Teacher / Casual Teacher / Assistant Teacher / Teaching Assistant - Elementary School Teacher / High School Teacher - Substitute Teacher / Teacher Assistant / Lead Teacher The Basics of the Online English Teacher Role: - The classes: 25-minute full immersion English language, 1-on-1 classes - The pay: Depends on your experience, but as reported on Indeed, averages around $19/hour - The curriculum: US Common Core aligned lesson material, designed by our in-house curriculum team - Time of day: You choose your schedule from available class slots; peak student demand hours are listed below - Location: Conveniently teach remote from your own home - no commute! - What you need: You only need is computer, a strong internet connection, and a headset; we provide the rest - Benefits: Learn best online teaching practices from our professional team at no cost - The culture: You will learn about Chinese culture, families, and lifestyle through classroom exchanges with our students Contract type: Independent contractor Start date: Immediately Peak times: The following hours tend to be the most requested time periods to teach from our families: - Monday-Sunday 6-10am EST - Saturday-Sunday 9pm-10am EST MORE INFORMATION Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/VIPKID.com.cn YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=vipkid Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheVIPKIDLife Linkedin: FAQs for applicants: Teaching Reviews about us on Glassdoor: https://www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working -at-VIPKID- EI_IE1105111.11,17.htm Company Description From Bloomberg (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-08-23/china-s-vipkid-raises-200-million-from-tencent-sequoia-china): "VIPKid, an online education company that matches Chinese students with North American teachers, was valued at more than $1.5 billion in a round of funding from investors including Sequoia Capital China and Tencent Holdings Ltd., according to people familiar with the matter. "The Beijing-based company said Wednesday it had raised $200 million to expand into new markets and broaden its academic offerings, without disclosing any valuation. Its investors also include Sinovation Ventures, Zhen Fund and Jack Ma’s Yunfeng Capital. "VIPKid has seen explosive growth as Chinese parents seek out high-quality education for their children, particularly in English. The four-year-old startup has expanded to more than 20,000 teachers and 200,000 students, and projects revenue to reach 5 billion yuan ($750 million) this year. As part of the fundraising, VIPKid said it will begin offering Mandarin classes and target students in the US and beyond. Founder Cindy Mi said she anticipates reaching 1 million students by 2019 through expansion into new subjects and geographies."
• Location: Tampa
• Post ID: 45597017 tampa