ESL in Other Countries
Here are some other online ESL companies to round out the list. Take a look through these as there are some with decent pay and can be fun companies to work for.
The list below is sorted by the highest to lowest rated. Click on the image of the school to read the full review, find out where to apply, and read the requirements. You can use the filters and search function as well to help narrow down your choice.
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Review: VivaLing is out of Singapore and they are seeking teachers that are native or near-native level coaches of English, Mandarin, Spanish, French, or German. They have a wide range of pay from $13-38 depending on the language you are teaching and other factors. The children are aged 3-15 and are from all around the world. They also have a lot of fantastic reviews from parents that you can read about here. Note: This school no longer requires you to pay for your training. This was a sticky point in the past that has now been removed.
Review: Brava Training is looking for online English teachers that are both native and non-native. Other requirements for Brava include a college degree with at least 6 months prior teaching experience. Having an internationally recognized certificate such as a TEFL will increase your chances of getting hired. You must have a minimum bandwidth of both downloads and uploads of 20mbps. You will be teaching adult learners with a pay rate of $15 – $25 per hour. The peak hours may vary, but are usually from 7:00 am – 1:00 pm GMT -3.
Review: TutaPoint provides live, Internet-based, one-on-one tutoring services in high-school-level courses. You must be a resident of the United States and have a valid Social Security number. You must be enrolled in or have graduated from an American or Canadian college or university and meet TutaPoint.com’s technical requirements. You also must have at least two years of prior teaching experience. TutaPoint tutors are undergraduate students, graduate students, professors, teachers, retired teachers, substitute teachers, and other professionals who have expertise in one or more featured academic subjects. The working hours are from 9:00 am to 1:00 am, Eastern Standard Time. TutaPoint expected you to commit to a minimum of five hours of teaching per week. All of your students are from all over the United States and Canada. You will be paid $14 per hour with additional bonuses and incentives.
Review: English Gang hires native English speaker from either the USA, Canada, UK, Australia or New Zealand to apply. If you are fed up with teaching Chinese children you might want to take a nice break and start teaching Thai children through English Gang. They do state that they will take non-natives with a neutral accent and a strong background in teaching children. A four-year degree is also required but you’re not required to have any sort of teaching certificate such as a TEFL. Thier peak times are Monday-Friday 4-10pm, and Saturday-Sunday 8am–10pm, Thailand time. The pay rate is $10.00–$15.00 per hour With the minimum requirement of five hours a week. According to them, 10% of the top teachers average 38.5 hours per week.
Review: Bright Learning hires native English speakers. They do not require a degree or teaching certificates to apply for this job. You will be teaching both kids and adults learners from $12 per hour with additional monthly bonuses. They have students from many different timezones so you will be able to pick up classes throughout the day and night. Teachers should have a minimum bandwidth of 2.0Mbps up 4.0Mbps down. They are highly active on their Facebook page with posts on a weekly basis. If you are interested and want to apply with Bright Learning then email your resume and a short video introduction to [email protected]
Review: English Up is a highly professional school out of Brazil that is part of Macmillan. You do not have to be a native teacher to apply, but you need to have a TEFL certificate or higher. Having experience teaching already will help as well. Lesson are one-on-one with adults at a rate of $9 per hour.
Review: Preplesson accepts professional and casual teachers. Professional teachers are expected to have studied in the field they are teaching, and are generally offering lessons at a higher rate. When professional teachers add lessons, and they will check if you are qualified to teach as professionals. Casual teachers can be anybody who can have a conversation in any language. High school students to stay at home parents, everybody is welcome to have some nice chat and make friends and make some money along the way. Teachers who teach 10+ lessons every week, at prices of 40 USD. This would gather an income of around 1300-1400 USD per month while Casual teachers tend to charge around 10-30 USD per lesson.
Review: Universal Class is out from Florida. You must have a college degree accredited by an agency recognized by the Department of Education, with an additional 2 year MA degree is recommended as well as advanced post-graduate work. Universal Class requires to have a Teacher Certification, and/or a minimum of 3 years college. You must have four to six years or more of prior teaching experience online or in the field. You must be a computer literate and extremely familiar with online technologies, and they also recommend that you can type at least 30 words per minute.
Review: Superprof offers teachers to advertise their tutoring services. Teachers can teach his or her knowledge of music, languages, sports, art, hobbies or academic help. Students, experts or certified teachers are encouraged to apply to become a private tutor and share your passion. Job Overview for Superprof Pay: Minimum Per Hour: $10 Maximum Per Hour: $30 […]
Review: GrabLingo pay rate is quite low that ranging from $2-$3 per 50 minutes. They have group class, and all lesson is taught through Skype.You must have at least one year ESL teaching experience to apply for this job.