List of Online ESL Schools Teaching Adults
Here is a list of companies where you can teach adults. Some of the schools have students that are children as well. You might find this article on teaching adults ESL online to be of use. Many of the jobs for teaching adults online are schools in Europe, Japan, and South Korea. These jobs are listed from highest to lowest rated.
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Review: Accent Advisor requires that you are a native ESL teacher from the US. You will be teaching adult expats online that live in the US. The students are fluent in English, and simply want to reduce their foreign accent. You must have the ability to teach the standard American accent and have at least two years of ESL teaching experience as another requirement for teaching for Accent Advisor. If you are a bilingual native speaker that is an advantage. All classes are in the US daytime with complete flexibility for teachers who work whenever they choose. You will be working from 10 hours a week up to 50 hours a week with a salary of $15 per hour with no penalties. You are paid for lessons where the student is a no-show and for classes that were canceled with less than 2 hours notice. The starting pay rate is $15. Your rate will increase after 750 teaching hours to $16, and after 1500 teaching hours the rate goes up to $17. You only need PC, Laptop or tablet for Skype Video Calls.
Review: Fluentify is a well-established online platform with a corporate focus and currently targeting the Italian market. You will teach motivated business professionals with a variety of learning objectives and you will have the freedom to use your own teaching resources and apply your own teaching style in order to help your students achieve their goals. Fluentify is looking for experienced online English teachers with a business background and you can make up to 11EUR per 30-minute session.
Review: Oakary is not really a school, but a recruiting agency that help teachers getting ESL job(s). Oakary is based in San Francisco, CA. They hire ESL teachers mainly with a neutral North American, British, or Australian accent. They work with schools $14-$25 per hour depending teaching experience. You will be teaching both Chinese kids and adults learners with a minimum of 5-12 working hours per week.
Review: Verbling platform started out providing group lessons and has now moved to one on one lessons. They have teachers from many different languages.
Review: Open English has grown over the years to become the largest provider of teaching English to students in South America. Although the salary is not that great, this company is highly professional, and if you are a reliable teacher, you will end up with a full schedule. The pay rate is $8-13 and is based mainly on seniority. There is a minimum requirement of 25 hours per week.
Review: Palfish has their own app to teach a wide variety of subjects from phonics to TOEFL and IELTS. It is recommended that you have a TEFL certification or an equivalent. The typical rate that teachers set is $10-18 per hour with some teachers charging as high as $20 or more. You do not have to be a native teacher to join Palfish as a regular teacher, but you still need to meet thier standards. They are currently on a hiring push for teachers who can join their program for teaching children. For this program you must be a native English teacher.
Review: Cafe Talk teaches more than just English. Most of their students are Japanese. If you want to look for students who are Japanese adults then Cafetalk is a good platform to try out. A good thing about this platform is you can create as many different courses that you want. With these courses, you have the option of being able to have a paid trial lesson so that the students can become familiar with you and your technique. The nice thing about CafeTalk is that the majority of the students are Japanese adults. They tend to take learning more seriously and are typically taking lessons for work-related reasons. This is a great platform for those of you who like to teach business lessons to adults.
Review: Go Fluent requires the teacher to teach business English so make sure that you have that type of background. They are highly demanding though when it comes to hours so be certain that you can work four or more hours a day during the weekdays. They teach both one on one and group lessons. They are currently hiring native English teachers and ones from the Philippines. It does look like the native teachers desired would be American, Canadian or British citizens.
Review: Zamenhof is an interesting school and platform. They provide out-of-the-box solutions for online schools that do not want to search for their own teachers or create their own lessons. You must be a native English teacher as the first requirement with no exceptions. Each lesson is 25 minutes long and you can make a total of $16-$20 per hour. It is best if you have a business background and are familiar with teaching adults. They also require that you have a certification from a well-known organization. This is one of those cases where it pays to have a well-known TEFL certification. If you are bilingual that is another plus that will help you to get hired with them.
Review: Cambly delivers an on-demand system for students to speak with native English speakers whenever they want. This is a great place to rack up hours and talk with many students. There are mixed reviews when it comes to Cambly since there are times when there are a lot of students available and times where it is hard to find enough students. it is a great job for teaching English to students who are learning on their iPhones or Android smartphones.