Part-Time Online ESL teacher for K-12 Students

The Opportunity

Looking for a fun and professional online teaching position with a stable income? Look no further! At 51Talk, we believe that teaching should be as enjoyable as it is rewarding, and by putting you in control of your own virtual classroom, we bring this opportunity right into the comfort of your own home.

We are looking for motivated, go-getter individuals with teaching experience under their belts. As an independent contractor, youโ€™ll teach Chinese children under 12 using 51Talkโ€™s platform and curriculum – no lesson planning required!

About 51Talk

51Talk was founded in 2011, and since then has expanded globally. As the first online Chinese educa-tion company to go public on the New York Stock Exchange, 51Talk continues to make headlines with its strategic partnerships across the academic world, including: Highlights, Pearson, Cambridge Univer-sity Press, Oxford University Press, And the American International School of Utah.

Our founder Jack built 51Talk with an inspiring mission: love and empower every child. 51Talk is looking for motivated, engaging teachers to give Chinese children fun and fruitful learning experiences. To-gether, we will forge a bright future for the next generation of young learners in China.

The Work

  • The classes: 45-minute full immersion English language group classes
  • The pay: Base rate of $18 per 45-minute class, plus performance based bonuses
  • The curriculum: U.S. Common Core aligned lesson material, built from the ground up by our in-house team
  • The timing: Must be available to teach during our peak hours
  • The place: Conveniently teach from your own home – no commute!
  • The necessities: All youโ€™ll need is a computer, a strong internet connection, and a noise-cancelling headset – we provide the rest
  • The benefits: You will receive ongoing professional development through our teacher training courses.
  • The culture: You will learn about Chinese culture through classroom exchanges with our students.


  • BA degree or higher
  • Experience teaching kids (minimum of 1 year)
  • Experience in the U.S. or Canadian education systems
  • Desire to engage and inspire young learners
  • At least one teaching certificate: state certifications, TESOL, TEFL, etc. (Preferred)
  • ESL experience (Preferred)

Position Details

  • Contract type: Independent contractor
  • Start date: Immediately
  • Contract term: 1 year
  • Payment details: Teachers are paid through their choice of PayPal or bank transfer each month for the previous monthโ€™s work

Hours: Lesson times must be during our peak hours on:

EST: 6:00 AM – 10:00 AM
CST: 5:00 AM – 9:00 AM
MST: 4:00 AM – 8:00 AM
PST: 3:00 AM – 7:00 AM
Hawaii: 1:00 AM – 5:00 AM

EST: 9:00 PM – 10:00 AM
CST: 8:00 PM – 9:00 AM
MST: 7:00 PM – 8:00 AM
PST: 6:00 PM – 7:00 AM
Hawaii: 4:00 PM – 5:00 AM

This is an excellent opportunity for teachers to earn a stable income while positively impacting multiple students with each class.

How to Apply:

Make sure you are using either a laptop or a desktop and use Google Chrome as your web browser.
Please follow this link to apply now:ย ย http://mypage.51talk.com/candidate/#/?channel=4&detail=274
Questions? Reach out to us anytime at teach@51talk.com

Learn About Us From Our Teachers:

Teacher Kelly Carson: https://youtu.be/wyU6r-14K1g
Teacher Catherine Becka: https://youtu.be/TxO02zwL7Ks
Teacher Laura: https://youtu.be/2DLKykoLYnA

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