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Online English Teacher

Columbus, OH / Remote

Position Details

Position title: Online English Teacher
Rate: $16-20 USD/hr (2 lessons)
Location: Remote, online (U.S. and Canada)
Start date: Immediately
Contract type: Independent Contractor
Contract term: 6 months


Your Work

Teach English to young learners between 5-12 years of age through Qkids online platform

Our Class Coordination Team will handle scheduling and student assignment

Teachers will be teaching classrooms with up to 4 students

The curriculum is preset, no lesson planning required

Each in-lesson time is 30 minutes

Training and support provided



Eligible to legally work in the U.S. or Canada

Bachelor’s degree required

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Teaching license or English teaching certificates (TESOL, TEFL, CELTA, ESL) required

Digital literacy and the ability to lead an engaging learning atmosphere

Prior teaching experience or equivalent in education, tutoring, mentoring, homeschooling preferred

Technical requirements: a computer with a stable internet connection and clear audio/video capacity

The minimum time commitment is 6 hours weekly


Regular class time slots: 19 hrs
7 days a week (AM - EST):
5:40-6:10, 6:20-6:50, 7:00-7:30, 7:40-8:10
Plus Friday and Saturday (PM - EST):
7:40-8:10, 8:20-8:50, 9:00-9:30, 9:40-10:10, 10:20-10:50


Additional summer time slots (June - August EST): 12.5 hrs
Sunday - Thursday (PM-EST):
8:40-9:10, 9:20-9:50, 10:00-10:30, 10:40-11:10, 11:20-11:50



The base rate for our teachers is $16 USD per hour, equivalent to 2 lessons. There are attendance and performance bonuses, $1USD each, calculated weekly. With full bonuses, the pay is $20 USD per hour.


Application Process

Apply with all required materials (CV,Degree, intro video, PC spec) -> Initial screening -> Demo Interview 1 -> Demo Interview 2 -> Trial Classes & Background Check -> Contract


About Qkids

Qkids is a leading online education platform that connects North American English teachers with over 600,000 Chinese students from ages 4 to 12 years old. Using a narrative game-based curriculum, teachers guide students through fun and dynamic learning experiences while in the comfort of their own homes. Qkids’ unique patented platform is user-friendly and engaging for teachers and students alike. Founded in 2015, Qkids has become a national leader in cross-cultural online learning and established offices in Shenzhen, Xiamen, Guangzhou, and Beijing. The company has completed its Series B financing round led by IDG Capital and is poised to build lasting growth across the world.


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