VIPKID is currently looking for 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. In 2015, our number of students grew four times. VIPKID currently has 30,000+ active students and 3,000 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 Shengjing Top 21 Global Innovation Award in 2015, the US-China Entrepreneurship Leader Award in 2014, 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. VIPKID is also the official ETS partner providing the TOEFL Primary assessment.
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
JOB DETAILS Contract term: 6-Months Start date: Immediately Hours: Minimum 7.5 hours per week commitment. The 7.5 hours per week have to be during Beijing peak hours. Peak hours are Monday-Sunday 6-10pm, and Saturday-Sunday 9-11am in Beijing time. Teachers are not required to work full shifts, just to ensure 7.5 hours during the peak times.
Here are the times converted to US times:
Monday – Sunday Saturday – Sunday
US Times Beijing 6pm – 10pm Beijing 9am – 11am
EST 6am – 10am Fri-Sat 9pm – 11pm
CST 5am – 9am Fri-Sat 8pm – 10pm
MST 4am – 8am Fri-Sat 7pm – 9pm
PST 3am – 7am Fri-Sat 6pm -8pm
Hawaii 1am – 5am Fri-Sat 4pm – 6pm
Payment: Our teachers receive a base pay of US$ 14-$18/hour. There are bonuses for every lesson, so a typical salary range would be between US$ 14-22/hour. This position is ideal for part-time teachers looking to supplement their income and to develop skills in teaching ESL to children.
HOW TO APPLY
Please apply through our Teacher Recruitment Portal: t.vipkid.com.cn/signUp.shtml
FAQs for candidates: http://t.vipkid.com.cn/faq
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reviews about us on Glassdoor: http://bit.ly/VIPKDonGlassdoor