Teaching English Online: Everything You Need to Know

Browse Online English Teaching Jobs

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.

Dan

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.

Enjoy!

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

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How to Teach for 51Talk in 2018: A Guide to Gettng Hired

Interested in teaching for 51Talk? Read this guide to learn how the hiring process work, how much you can make, and what other 51Talk teachers think!
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Teach for MagicEars: A Guide to Getting Hired in 2018

Want to teach for Magic Ears? Check out our guide to the requirements, interview process, schedule and how to maximize what you earn.
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How to Get Hired and Teach for VIPKID in 2018

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!

FAQs & Popular Content About Teaching English Online

VIPKid Just Turned 5 – Here’s What They Have Planned for the Future

Can you believe VIPKid is 5 years old? Current teacher Luis walks us through how they celebrated, their history, and what they have planned for the future.
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Magic Ears Props

Magic Ears recommends you use at least 2 props in your classes – here are 10 of our favorites that can be used for different ages & abilities.
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How to Teach with DaDaABC in 2018: A Guide to Getting Hired

Want to teach for DadaABC? Here’s the complete guide to getting hired in 2018, including basic requirements, how to ace the interview, and how to maximize your earnings.

Recent Interviews & Experiences about Teaching Online

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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!

Review: What It’s Like to Teach Online for Hujiang

Thinking about applying to Huijing? Check out this in-depth look from two current teachers on their hiring process, requirements, and how much they pay.

Interview: How Cynthia & Niko Travel the World while Teaching Online

Online teaching provides a lot of freedom – see how Cynthia & Niko use their remote teaching positions to fund their world travels.