Teach English Online for 51Talk


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Who are 51Talk?

51Talk is one of the biggest online education companies in China. They are even listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Job details:

51Talk needs English language speakers who can teach English online to students in China.

How old are the students?

4-15 years old

Is the curriculum provided?

The company will provide curriculum and training for the teachers.

What are the requirements for the position?

  • BA Degree or above
  • Teaching experience in the U.S. or Canadian education systems
  • Teaching certificate preferred (state certifications, TESOL, TEFL, etc.)

What equipment must I have?


  • Windows 7 and up, must be 64bit

Internet speed over 10mbps both upload and download

What is the pay rate?

Base rate is 18$ per 45 minutes class., plus bonuses and incentives.

What are the teaching hours?

You have to commit to a minimum of 10 teaching hours a week within the time slots shown below:

  • EST: 6:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • CST: 5:00 AM - 8:00 AM
  • MST: 4:00 AM - 7:00 AM
  • PST: 3:00 AM - 6:00 AM
  • Hawaii: 1:00 AM - 4:00 AM

Use the Time Zone Converter to understand what this means in your local time zone.

How long is the contract period?

The minimum contract duration is 1 year.

How long are the classes?

The classes last for 45 minutes. You will be teaching group classes.