Do not bother applying to most companies based out of the UK unless you have an accent that matches what they are looking for along with understanding their culture. This is not true for all of the companies but is for many of them.
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Review: Tutor Supply focuses on teaching students in China typically 3am-6pm BST. The pay rate is 20-30£ depending on the level you teach. The UK has a status called Qualified Teacher Status(QTS) which is a bonus if you have. Having a TEFL certification should be good enough. They also ask that you have a clear enhanced DBS which is a background check performed in the UK. There is a bonus structure of 5£ for every extra student in the same class. They are hiring both native and non-native teachers.
Review: ESL Starter school is looking for teachers who have a BA(preferred but not mandatory), TESOL or TEFL certificate (although can be studied later, experience teaching ESL, and are a US or Canadian passport holder. Yes, this is a company out of the UK, but they do not hire teachers from the UK. The classes are multi-student classes with mostly children under 12. You will be provided US Common Core lesson materials, and the peak hours are 6:00 AM – 9:30 AM EST. Each lesson is 45 minutes and the rate of pay is up to $20 for each lesson paid through Paypal.
Review: Barons English is currently looking for teachers who live in the UK and be able to teach Business English, college students who need help passing tests, and children, all of whom are from South Korea, Japan and China. Lessons are one-on-one for 25 or 50 minutes.
Review: Two Sigmas is based in the UK but they are looking for native teachers from North America with a neutral North American accent. ESL teaching experience or a current teaching certification is preferred along with a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Education, Linguistics, Languages. You will be teaching children between the ages of 5-12. The main hours are between 7am-11am Eastern U.S. time on weekdays and 11am-11pm on weekends. The pay is great at $20 and above.
Swoosh English hires teachers from the UK who have experience teaching IELTS and have a British accent. The lessons are one-on-one and small group IELTS lessons using their own conference platform. You will teach off a virtual whiteboard and tools that you will need to learn how to use. If you have your own materials you can use them as well, but they also provide materials as well. The main requirement is that you have at least 5 years of IELTS teaching experience and a CELTA or a TEFL certificate, with few exceptions. They post their jobs on Indeed here.
Review: Fluentify is base from Italy and has their own software that you will use to teach the lessons. They claim that only 10% of the teachers who apply and meet their standards so apply with caution.
Review: Iboux school out of Ireland with teachers of multiple languages and has been around since 2012. The pay is a bit low for native teachers at around $9-10 per one-on-one 55 minute sessions. Payments are made in Euros so we are going with the current conversion rate. Your students are from Latin American countries along with European countries such as Spain, Italy, France and Portugal. The three languages that they teach are English, Spanish and French. All teachers must be at native level. You will have set schedules for each student and will be following the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Review: Tute school is out of the UK prefers you have a wired Internet connection. You will also be required to have a background check in the UK or the country where you reside. The students that they are teaching are mainly from Western Europe. You must be familiar with Microsoft office applications since I was one of the key tools that the used to teach online.
Review: Fleet Tutors basically you need to be from the UK, holds a degree, and have teaching qualifications such as the QTS. They do hire teachers from other countries but it looks like the requirements are quite stringent. If you decide to sign up with them you have to make a one-year commitment. You must be a UK resident and have the right to live and work in the UK.
Review: Bespoke Language hires online and in person ESL teachers. In person tutors will work in one of their centers or go directly to the home of the student.