Teaching English Online: Everything You Need to Know

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Teaching online gives teachers the opportunity to work from almost anywhere in the world. My main reason why I work online is because it gives me flexibility in my schedule and to work from home.


Founder, Teach ESL Online Anywhere

About Teaching English Online

For people looking for information on how to teach English online, the process can often be intimidating.  There are seemingly countless online teaching jobs out there with different rates of pay, requirements, and students.  While many schools and jobs are straightforward, we have received more than a few messages complaining about how the details seem to change from one job to the next.

With this in mind, we have done our best to create a comprehensive list of information on how to teach English online with a detailed look at everything from the most popular companies to which headset is the best.


PS: If you’re interested in teaching in a foreign country, you can view our guides to teaching abroad here.

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The Complete Guide to Teaching Online with Palfish

Want to teach online from home? Check out our guide to teaching online with Palfish, including requirements, pay and work schedule.

How to Get Hired and Teach for VIPKID in 2019

All the info you need to teach for VIPKID – see how the application process work, the requirements needed to be a teacher, and how much you can make!

A Guide to Qkids: Reviews, Hiring Process, and What You Can Make

An in depth look at teachng online for Qkids – explore what it takes to get hired, what the job is like and how much you can make!

FAQs & Popular Content About Teaching English Online

The Complete Guide to Teaching Online with Open English

Everything you need to know about teaching English online with Open English including their hiring process, pay and work schedule.
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The Complete Guide to Teaching Online with Cafetalk

Want to teach English online? Our guide on teaching with Cafetalk breaks down all the essential information, from requirements and pay to the work schedule.

China’s New Policy for Online Teachers Explained

A breakdown of the new regulations for Chinese online teaching companies including what’s changed and what you’ll need to qualify as a teacher.

Recent Interviews & Experiences about Teaching Online

How a Single Mom of 5 Went from Teacher to Lawyer and Back Again

Brett shares her experience of being a foster mother, lawyer and online teacher and why she wouldn’t trade it for the world!

Teacher Review: The Pros & Cons of Teaching for Magic Ears

Teacher Jenica shares her thoughts on teaching for Magic Ears for the past 2 years – see what she loves and thinks you need to be prepared for!
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Teacher Interview: What It’s Like to Teach Online with Magic Ears

Considering applying to Magic Ears? Carly shares how their application process works, what it’s like to teach for them, and how you can take on other roles to earn more money!

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