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 of teaching English to students who are learning on their iPhones or Android smartphones. You will teach from your computer.
Job Overview for Cambly
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Theoretically, you can work 24/7 since students all over the world are always online with Cambly. However, the teaching hours usually concentrated in the afternoon and night time where students are off the schools and work to learn English. Nevertheless, it’s a good use of your spare time to earn extra cash.
- You can be a native or non-native English teacher. It does not matter as long as you are good enough to teach English.
- It helps if you have a degree and background in teaching.
Compensation & Benefits
- Pay rate $0.17 USD per minute ($10.20/hour)
- Delivering your earnings every Monday via Paypal. A minimum cash out is $20; if less than $20 then it will roll over to the next payment cycle.
Here is an introduction video on Cambly:
Rachel’s English also does a great job of describing Cambly:
Here is another video that talks about the job in more detail:
Change the future of education at Cambly.
English learners can now access seemingly unlimited free content and software for learning vocabulary and grammar. As with any subject, it’s also important to complement that learning with practice to exercise those new skills. For language education, that means having actual conversations with real English speakers.
At Cambly their mission is to provide students with an easy and affordable way to practice and improve their English skills. The Cambly app gives English learners instant 1-on-1 access to friendly native speakers over video chat 24/7. Cambly students speak over 30 languages and live in over 130 countries.
Founded in 2013 and headquartered in San Francisco.
There Is A Mentor Available For Qualified Teachers
Jonathan – Mentor for Cambly
Jonathan is an online ESL teacher working at Cambly who also has a great blog for those of you wanting to live in South America. Take a listen to his tips and tricks on his teacher diary page. He has a lot of useful information for those of you looking to supplement your income by teaching at Cambly.