Online English Teaching Jobs

Teaching English online provides you the ability to work flexible hours from the comfort of your home. Most of these positions seek applicants who have a minimum of a 120-hour TESOL certificate, a university degree, and who speak English at an idiomatic level. Many positions do not require applicants to have a university degree. Note: some schools require applicants to be citizens of Canada and the USA only, while others are also open to hiring citizens from the UK.


Qkids is seeking TESOL certified teachers from the USA and Canada to teach English online to elementary and secondary students in China.

We give you the opportunity to teach from the comfort of your home to teach a fun and dynamic curriculum that students can access from their homes.

Work from home and make a living wage of  CA $21-26 / US $16-$20 per hour!

Must be familiar with the North American Education system, have a university degree, be a native English speaker, and a minimum of a 120-hour TESOL certificate.

Find more information and apply via OnTESOL!


Teach elementary learners in China with VIPKID! Work flexible hours and earn anywhere between $500 – $3000 USD/month. VIPKID is an award-winning online institute that offers you the opportunity to fulfill your passion and teach English from the comfort of your home!

Must be a native English speaker who has a familiarity with the North American Education system, a bachelor’s degree, and a minimum of a 120-hour TESOL certificate.

Find more information and apply today via OnTESOL!

Preacher English

Preacher English is seeking enthusiastic teachers with integrity to provide English language lessons to Chinese students through our unique online platform. We offer small class sizes of no more than five students. In addition, we offer a competitive wage of CA$18-$25/hour.

Must be a native English speaker with a minimum of a 120-hour TESOL certificate and three years of experience teaching English to young learners.

Apply today! 

Be prepared to teach English online with the 120-hour Advanced TESOL certificate!

Language Links

We are seeking interactive, creative, motivated, and responsible teachers who genuinely enjoy teaching students from all over the world. Our online lessons are live sessions with international students of varying ages. The teacher must have a strong knowledge of the ESL language standard, and be willing to teach from the comfort of their home. Schedules vary depending on demand and on time zone.

At this time, we are looking for three (3) candidates who are willing to work with the Asian time zone. The candidates will be working with a small group of children, ages 3 – 14, as they provide an integrative skills program focused on developing conversation skills. Candidates for all time zones are also welcome to apply. Start date: as soon as possible


  • Must speak English at an idiomatic level with at least 1 year of classroom experience. Live online teaching experience is an asset
  • Able to teach children, teens and adults is an asset
  • Bachelor’s degree in any related field
  • TESL Canada certificate from an accredited institution
  • Comfortable working with computers, Google Suite, Microsoft Office, Zoom, and Skype.
  • The ideal candidate will work well independently, work well with various students of different ages and from different cultural backgrounds, be flexible, pay great attention to detail, and be caring with our students.


  • Assess and identify students’ individual learning needs
    Develop interesting and engaging lessons plans and instructional materials for students
  • Keep students engaged using a variety of teaching techniques: lessons, discussions, videos, presentations, etc.
  • Focus on developing students’ English language skills – speaking, reading, writing, and listening
  • Assign and marks homework
  • Evaluate and review the progress of students and provides feedback
    Conduct ongoing assessment of student learning and progress and modify instructional methods to fit individual students’ needs, including students with special needs; incorporate individual and small group instruction
  • Organize and maintain accurate and complete record-keeping and reporting for all students’ progress, assignments, and achievements
  • Live online instruction hours/schedule is flexible
  • Prepare and host demo lessons for prospective students
  • As part of the interview process, candidates will be asked to prepare a 15 – 20-minute demo lesson on a given topic appropriate for children ESL learners.

This is a subcontract position where teachers are paid on a monthly basis. We offer a pay scale of $14 – $22 per hour depending on the program the candidate is teaching. For this contract position, we are offering $14 – $16 per hour to teach our ESL Communicative Program or REAL Speaking program.

How to Apply:

Candidates can send their cover letter and resume to or

We thank all the applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


If you have a passion for teaching English, iTutor welcomes you to our team!

Must have a minimum of a 120-hour TESOL/TEFL certificate, a university degree, be committed to teaching 5 peak hours/week, and have a reliable connection to the internet.

We offer you a flexible schedule, the opportunity to work from home, and supportive staff!

Students range in age from 5 – 18 years old.

Find more information and apply today!

Live English

Live English is seeking qualified instructors to teach one-to-one English to professionals. Customize your own lessons based on their needs, all from the comfort of your own home!

Must be a native English speaker, have a a university degree, excellent communication skills, have teaching and work experience,  have a quiet home office (no distractions), and a 120-hour TESOL/TEFL certificate (preferred), and have a reliable connection to the internet.

Find more information and apply today!

GoGo Kid

GoGo Kid offers the highest pay in the online teaching industry with a salary range of $14-$25/hour.

We offer online ESL classes to children in China.

Must have a degree, a 120-hour TESOL/TEFL certificate, and a reliable internet connection.

Apply today with GoGo Kid!

Quality Online Education

Quality Online Education takes pride in breaking down the traditional barriers to learning by offering online education with an innovative platform.

Find more information and apply today!

Open English

Join a collaborative working environment with Open English! With Open English you self-assign and host your small group sessions through our innovative e-learning platform.

Currently Open English serves over 500,000 students all over the world who have 24-hour/day access to real-time English language lessons with our native English-speaking teachers.

This is an excellent opportunity for university graduated, TESOL certified teachers!

Apply today!

Get basic training in teaching English online!


Receive students when it’s convenient for you with Chegg! Chegg offers plenty of opportunities to build your reputation as an ESL tutor, you can work from anywhere and get paid every week! Sign up to become a tutor with Chegg today! 


UASK is a Canadian distance learning company that has partnered with several Canadian universities and language institutes to offer online English courses.

Main requirements include:

• Min. one-year teaching experience  in any field of education, tutoring or alternative education

• BA degree

• TESOL/TEFL certificate

• Ability to easily adapt to the online teaching environment.

Find more information and apply here!


italki is seeking Community tutors to join their team.


Continuum Education Services

CES is seeking native English-speaking teachers (many opportunities for US, UK, and Canadian nationals) to provide English language classes to our client companies.

We offer a generous base rate + performance bonuses, an immediate start upon successful completion of training and interview, the freedom to design your own schedule as you see fit.

Must have a university degree, a TESOL/TEFL certificate, be a native English speaker, computer literate with the proper infrastructure to teach from your computer at home in a quiet and well-lit area.

Advantages: previous teaching experience to ESL learners and a teaching degree.

Find more information and apply today!

Global Mate New York

Global Mate New York is seeking UK, American and Canadian nationals to teach English to South Korean high school students, young professionals, and retirees. Must have a university degree and a minimum of a 120-hour TESOL certificate. We provide training, tech support, and teaching materials. 

Apply now!

Lingo Live

Lingo Live offers language and communication training to high-performing tech professionals. The majority of our students are intermediate to advanced speakers. You will be delivering 45-minute one-on-one lessons via video conference. Payment is offered per lesson. Rates are discussed upon the successful completion of the coach’s registration. Find more information and apply today!


Learnlight hires teachers from all over the world to offer language lessons. Join our innovative and dynamic team where your ideas and vision matter! We offer a variety of programs to a variety of individuals including immersion programs, face-to-face in-company classes, workshops, and tutoring programs. Must have 2 years of teaching experience, a TESOL/TEFL certificate, and a high-speed internet connection. Find out more and apply today!


Founded in 2003, LatinHire is responsible for searching for, recruiting, and managing teams of Latin American tutors to teach English online. We manage the Latin American operations of many leading e-learning companies.

Benefits of the job:

  •  48 teaching hours available per week!
  • Peak working times are from 5 pm – 11 pm EST,  weekdays, and from 10 am – 10 pm EST on weekends.
  • Flexible. Teachers choose the number of hours they wish to work each week.
  • Work from anywhere where you have a computer, appropriate work space, and reliable Internet connection (mandatory).

Job Requirements:

  • Speaks English at an idiomatic level.
  • Intermediate Spanish or Portuguese language skills preferred but not a strict requirement.
  • Completed or currently enrolled in a degree program at an accredited institution of higher education. BA degree or higher preferred.
  • TESOL/TEFL or equivalent preferred.
  • Experience teaching ESL
  • Must have a computer with a reliable, high-speed (at least 1MB) internet connection.

Apply to LatinHire today!


Become a Preply tutor and set your own hours, charge your own rate, and create an online profile that brings new students to you. Native and non-native English speakers may apply. A TESOL certificate is recommended to attract more students. Find more information and apply today!


Teach business English online to Fortune 500 companies with goFLUENT. goFLUENT is best known for its hyper-personalized classes that blend human interaction, the latest technology, and content that is available on any device.

Must have a TESOL certificate, at least one year of teaching experience, and have a Bachelor’s or college degree. Find out more and apply today!

Whales English

Whales English offers 50-minute English language group lessons aligned with the US curriculum with the material built by our in-house team. Teachers must be available to teach 8 hours/week during our peak hours. Comfortably teach from your own home!


  • 120-hour TESOL certificate
  • Speak English at an idiomatic level
  • Citizen of USA, UK, Canada, Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand or Australia
  • University degree or higher
  • 1-year experience teaching children
  • Computer
  • A strong internet connection
  • Noise-canceling headset – we provide the rest
  • Must be available for a 12-month contract


  • Professional development
  • Bonuses
  • The opportunity to learn about Chinese culture

Apply today!


 Become a teacher with coLanguage and teach ESL lessons online via Skype with coLanguage to students all over Europe. Schedule lessons according to your own availability. Become a teacher at coLanguage!


  • Previous teaching experience
  • Provide teaching material tailored to your student
  • Have Skype or FaceTime account on your computer
  • Speak at least one or more languages ​​fluently
  • Motivated and engaged personality
  • University degree or higher
  • 120-hour TESOL  certificate
  • Native English speaker from the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia or New Zealand


  • Choose to get paid whenever you want via PayPal or bank transfer from a European bank account
  • Set your own rate
  • After each lesson, you will receive credit.

Apply today!


Teach young learners with a growing online English company based out of Beijing. Teach small group classes with an innovative curriculum in an interactive learning environment. Must have a 120-hour TESOL certificate, a university degree in any field, and speak English at an idiomatic level.

Find additional information and apply today!


Teach with NiceTalk as an easy way to make a side income. Teach from your mobile phone while creating flexible work hours! NiceTalk offers bonuses and the opportunity to connect and help ESL students to improve their English speaking abilities.

TESOL certified teachers are preferred. Must be a native-English speaker. Must have a stable internet connection and be located in a quiet environment.

Hourly wage is $10 USD/hour.

Apply today!


Speex is an online ESL school based in Germany seeking certified TESOL/TEFL teachers to offer Business English classes. Teachers must be fluent in English (non-native at a C2 level) and one other language at the CEFR B2 level or higher.

Find more information and apply today.


SeerEnglish offers tutors the opportunity to teach online to Chinese young learners for up to $25 CAD/hour. You must be available to teach at least 10 hours per week. We offer private one-on-one, group, and semi-private sessions. Must have a high-speed internet connection, be 18 years of age or older, and a 120-hour TESOL certificate.

Find more information and apply today!


Foxford is an online ESL school located in Russia that offers guaranteed working hours starting at 10 hours/week and up. The average monthly salary is $1000 and all materials are provided.

Must be proficient in the English language, have a university degree, and some previous teaching experience. Apply now!

Sam’s School of English

Sam’s School of English is hiring highly experienced, confident native-English speakers to teach online groups focusing on the Cambridge First and Advanced exam preparation.

All courses are part-time.

Morning and evening classes are available.

Ongoing position.

The starting rate is £16/hour which is negotiable for the right candidate after 3 months.

Apply here

Home Studies Online Sprachschule

Teach adults online via Skype or Zoom with Home Studies!

Home Studies programs include Business English, IELTS, and Cambridge.

Must have a university degree, a TESOL certificate, experience teaching online, be a native English, German or French speaker. In addition, must have a love for languages and a fun personality!

Teachers must have high-speed internet, microphones and headset, a computer with a camera, and a willingness to work on a freelance basis.

Lessons are 45 minutes long, teachers can choose up to 100 lessons per week or less.

Starting rate is 16 Euros up to 25 Euros/lesson.

Apply today!

Edifiers s.r.o.

Edifiers is seeking online teachers to offer business English classes to a variety of professions including banking, IT, energy, automotive, and accounting.

The school seeks out professional teachers who have at least 1 year of teaching experience, are highly motivated to work in a team and to support their clients’ needs, and who are interested in freelance, part-time (10-15 hours/week), or full-time hours (22 hours/week).

We also offer general English classes in a 1-to-1 context and in small groups.

Must have a TESOL/TEFL certificate or Trinity Cert or Dip TESOL, one year of teaching experience, and a university degree.

We provide an excellent salary of 1000-1300 Euros/month throughout the year, as our school does not close in July and August.

Edifiers provides extra benefits such as teacher development, bonuses, access to MacMillan’s digital library, and much more!

This is a great opportunity for professional growth and experience using Microsoft programs such as Teams.

Send CV and sample lesson plan here

Nevy’s Language

Nevy’s Language is a non-profit, online, social enterprise serving immigrants to North America. We match learners with teachers that can help with one-on-one English lessons over Zoom. The programs we offer include General English, Conversation Practice, Writing, Citizenship English, and K-12. We work with students of all the levels in between Pre-Beginner and Intermediate. Our students are adults mostly between the ages of 30 and 55 who are looking to improve their English skills for daily life, work, and citizenship purposes. We provide all the materials and lesson plans, all you have to do is prepare ahead of the session and teach!

The commitment we ask for is only 4 hours of your time per week over a two-month period. We welcome teachers of all backgrounds and locations. Orientation and training on our materials are provided along with continuous support throughout the two-month period. Since our inception in March 2020, we have connected over 800 teachers with 800 students and over 10,000 hours of learning have taken place.

This is a volunteer position.

To learn more and sign up, please visit this page or the following link:

The English Farm

The English Farm offers online classes to Japanese students. We are a collaborative team that holds a high standard for professionalism. Classes are 25 minutes and one-to-one. We are seeking qualified and experienced teachers who are available long-term for 20 or more hours per week.

Learners are university age or older.


  • Responsible and friendly
  • University degree
  • Experience teaching English required
  • Available to work in students’ timezones and on weekends
  • Good typing and computer skills
  • Business knowledge is an asset
  • Professional experience outside of teaching is also an asset
  • Good internet connection
  • A well-lit and tidy place to teach from


  • $11-$13/lesson, $22-$27 gross (includes sick pay and holiday pay)
  • Curriculum provided to teachers
  • Option to do extra paid writing work such as lessons or blogs
  • Manage your own hours
  • Paid training provide

Apply today!

Recommended Reading Resources for Teaching English Online:

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