VIPKID is currently looking for independent contractors as ESL teachers for our young students. We look for teachers that are energetic and can provide engaging classes, and who are motivated and excited to work with a promising company that is growing at a fast pace in China. VIPKID currently has 60,000+ active students and 6,000+ active teachers.
Founded in 2013, VIPKID's mission is to provide the American elementary school experience to Chinese children—all from the comfort of their homes.
Because of its innovative business model, platform and curriculum, VIPKID has won awards, such as the Win in China (China’s Shark Tank) Best Entrepreneur award for CEO Cindy Mi in 2016, the top 100 Chinese company award by CY Zone (China’s Tech Crunch) 2016, Shengjing Top 21 Global Innovation Award in 2015, Sina’s China’s Most Valuable Online education brand and best teachers award in 2015, and Tencent's China's Most powerful education brand in 2015, the US-China Entrepreneurship Leader Award in 2014. VIPKID also has strategic partnerships with ETS, Coursera and TESOL.
VIPKID is also venture backed by top investors, such as Innovation Works, Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners, H Capital, Northern Light Venture, Yunfeng Capital, Learn Capital and Bryant Stibel (Kobe Bryant’s investment fund).
WHAT WE DO
-1-on-1 online full immersion English language and content classes
-Teach American curriculum, based on the Common Core State Standards
-25-minute highly engaging lessons
WHAT WE REQUIRE
- Exposure to the American or Canadian K12 education system
- Minimum 1 year of teaching experience
- Bachelor’s degree
-Tech Requirements: Desktop or Laptop with Fast Internet connection and audio/video capability
Business Opportunity DETAILS
Contract type: Independent contractor
Contract term: 6-Months
Start date: Immediately
Hours: In order to maximize number of classes scheduled, teachers are recommended to be available for at least 15 time slots per week (each time slot is 30 minutes) during Beijing peak times. The following hours tend to be the most requested time periods: Monday-Sunday 6-10pm, and Saturday-Sunday 9am-10pm in Beijing time.
Here are the times converted to US times:
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Monday - Friday
Saturday - Sunday
Beijing 6pm - 10pm
Beijing 9am – 10pm
5am - 9am
Fri-Sun 8pm – 9am
4am - 8am
Fri-Sun 7pm – 8am
3am - 7am
Fri-Sun 6pm – 7am
2am - 6am
Fri-Sun 5pm -6am
12:00am - 4am
Fri-Sun 3pm – 4am
Payment: Our teachers are paid according to the number of classes finished. The minimum service fee rate range is US$ 14-$18/hour. There are incentives for every lesson, so a typical service fee ranges between US$ 14-22/hour. This business opportunity is ideal for independent contractor teachers looking to supplement their income.
HOW TO APPLY
Please apply through our Teacher Recruitment Portal: https://t.vipkid.com.cn/activity/landing/
FAQs for applicants: http://t.vipkid.com.cn/faq
Reviews about us on Glassdoor: glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-VIPKID-EI_IE1105111.11,17.htm