This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of VIPKID. All opinions are 100% mine.
I don’t often get to write to you with teaching opportunities – but today I am so excited to do just that! I have recently learned about this amazing company called VIPKID and they are seeking American and Canadian individuals to work one on one with Chinese children online teaching English.
I adore teaching. When I stepped away from the classroom to be home with my little ones, I missed it. I loved being home with them – but I definitely missed the joy teaching brought me. That is why I was so intrigued by this teaching opportunity. Teaching little ones from my home online, one hour at a time, with complete flexibility? It sounded really neat.
Of course, before I decided to write to you about this company I did my research — and this company is AWESOME. It is in fact a top 5 rated work from home company according to Forbes. The VIPKID business model works for everyone – Chinese families can get a quality educator for a good price point, and teachers can make supplemental money on their own time.
I am eager to tell you a little about this opportunity so you can see if it might be right for you.
Let’s start with the requirements:
Teachers are required to have:
- A bachelor’s degree in any field
- One year of teaching experience in any form (homeschooling, tutoring, educational mentoring, etc)
- Eligibility to work in the United States or Canada
Do you qualify? Alright – let’s keep going!
What exactly is VIPKID?
VIPKID (pronounced V.I.P. Kid) connects Chinese children with teachers (most of whom are in the US and Canada) for 1-on-1 real-time English lessons. This online English education platform currently has 200,000 Chinese children (aged 4-12) and 20,000 teachers working from the comfort of home.
VIPKID provides you the curriculum to teach your students – allowing you to save time on all the prep work, and simply enjoy the best part – teaching those adorable kids! The teaching is similar to being on a Skype call with interactive Powerpoint presentations for lesson plans.
VIPKID offers flexible hours, you can work from home, and on average will make $19 per hour teaching. There are always incentives such as cash bonuses and even trips to Beijing! And you absolutely do NOT need to speak Chinese (though your students might just teach you some!)
Alright – thinking this all sounds great? Here is what will happen when you sign up:
- Fill out your basic information (which will take about 5 minutes)
- 10 minute teaching sample (virtual interview or recorded)
- Introduction to teaching (2-3 hours)
- Mock Class (2-4 hours)
- Sign the contract
- Start teaching kids!
I always love watching videos before I make decisions so I can really get a sense of the company. Here is a great little Youtube video that tells you a little about VIPKID:
If you think that this flexible, 1:1 teaching opportunity might be just right for you, reach out to VIPKID and find out!
Thank you so much for reading friends, I hope you are having a fabulous day!