The Philippines is a major destination for Koreans, Japanese and Chinese for learning English on-site in some of the major cities. The number of companies that have an online presence continues to grow as well.
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Review: Note: 51 Talk is no longer hiring native English teachers. They are allowing their current teachers to teach for other schools as well. This company mainly hires teachers from the Philippines but others are welcome to apply if you have a neutral accent. They are almost always looking for new teachers and as long as you are fluent in English and have the proper accent then you should apply. You must be available for at least 25 hours a month and have a college degree. They teach both one-on-one and group lessons.
Review: Un Hoop base salary is 110 Pesos per hour, but they do offer an incentive program. You will need to have a stable internet connection, a quiet environment, and good equipment for teaching the students. They also require that you have finished at least two years in college and have excellent written and oral English skills. No matter if you are working online or in person you have to undergo a 10-day intensive ESL training course in Makati. If you are in the Philippines they also have other jobs to offer at their physical locations on their careers page.
Review: Note: Learn Talk sounds fantastic and it has a great website. The issue is no one in our review group has ever worked for them. You teach through either Zoom or Skype and you need to have a small whiteboard to teach from. They also require that you have at least 3mbps with a good headset and clear camera. The pay starts out at $4 and goes up to $15. $4-5 are for teachers at CEFR level C1 who work as a language tutor. Experienced instructors with at least 2 years experience and CEFR level of C2 will be paid $8-10. Professional teachers are paid $12-15 per hour requires that you are certified(TEFL, CELTA, or equivalent), have at least four years experience and are at CEFR level C2.
Review: Bizmates is currently hiring Filipino teachers who will teach lessons over Skype at a pay rate of around $4 an hour for teaching Japanese students. They prefer those with a BA or Associate Degree from a reputable college or university. If you are an undergraduate then you must have at least three years of work experience teaching English. You must also possess basic computer skills along with mastering the use of Skype. If you have worked overseas, studied abroad, have Japanese language skills, management experience, availability on Sundays, or BPO skills all help as well. The minimum age of all applicants must be at least 23 years old. The minimum number of hours is 10 hours per week.
Review: Lingual Box only hires Filipino teachers. They are a small company with less than 25 tutors. Their lessons are 25 minutes long and are taught over Skype. Compensation is 120PHP-160PHP based on experience and the shift you work. You need an ADSL connection that is faster than 1.5mbps. They are looking for teachers with experience of at least 6 months, a BA degree in any field, and availability of more than 20 hours per week. Their preference is that you have a TESOL, TEFL, or CELTA certification. Previous experience in a call center is a bonus.
Review: Jiesen 365 is looking for Filipino teachers, and it is best to take a look at their Facebook page for the latest information. You can apply by sending an email along with your resume to [email protected] The workload is at least five a week including one weekend day from 6pm-11pm. They require that you have a wired internet connection of at least 2 MBPS. You do not need to have any experience, but it will help. Lastly, do not apply unless you are at least 22 years old.
Review: On Cub school is currently no jobs available so you will have to check back at another time. The school is out of the Philippines and the pay fluctuates depending on where you live. You will work only on the weekdays and have the weekends off. Each lesson is 50 minutes long and you have a 10-minute break before the next one. The pay per hour ranges from 90-150 pesos. You will be teaching both adults and children through Skype.
Review: English-Mania has various courses at a low rate. They are a smaller company out of the Philippines and they hire non-native teachers.
Review: RareJob is mainly looking for ESL teachers from the Philippines to teach Japanese students and are respected company in the Philippines. You must be living in the Philippines and at least 18 years of age. The expected rate of pay is $3-$5/hour.
Review: Eigo Online is looking for ESL Teachers only from the Philippines to teach Chinese kids. You should have a degree along with a TESOL/TEFL certificate. There are plenty of working hours between 6am-10pm Chinese time. You should send your resume to [email protected] If accepted, the next step is an interview through Skype.