• Teach English Online

    Work Remotely | Earn Money Online | Travel Globally

    VIPKID Teach Around The World with Remote  Jobs and Make Money Online

    English Teachers

    Earn up to $22 hr


    Travel the world

    or work from home!


    - All materials provided -

    - No Chinese required -

    - Set your own schedule -


  • Teacher Application Process

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    VIPKID Online Teacher Application


    Click on the "Apply" button below, fill out the online form, and submit your electronic application today!

    Choose a Path Forward with VIPKID to be an Online Teacher


    Choose One:

    1. Conduct a live interview + 10 min demo lesson (Best Option)

    2. Record a 10 min demo lesson

    3. Record a 3min "express" demo lesson

    4. Attend a "coaching day" with teachers in your area

    Get Certified to be an Online Teacher


    No Fail Zone!

    Get certified in one or more categories to begin teaching students

    Obtaining certifications increases the number of students you can teach.

    Sign, Set, and Teach, Earn, and Work Remotely


    Sign your contract, set your schedule, and begin teaching classes!

  • VIPKID Teacher Requirements

    Bachelor's degree is required to work with VIPKID


    Have a bachelor's degree in any subject.

    Current students should only upload transcripts / diplomas after


    Flexible 1yr experience, every teaching jobs  counts!


    Apply if you're good with kids and tell us how!

    1 year of flexible experience with kids and teaching.

    Tutoring, teaching your kids, volunteering, or mentoring are great examples.


    Legally able to work in the USA or Canada is a requirement to teach remotely with VIPKID


    Be legally eligible to work in the United States or Canada.

    Legally able to work in the USA or Canada

    Application Tips

    Everyone has 1+ years of experience teaching kids

    Even informal experience counts!

    • "I taught 8-year-olds kids after school"
    • "I volunteer for in-school programs."
    • "I taught kids the ABC's while their parents were at work."

    Graduating Seniors have a Bachelor's degree

    You can upload docs, sign your contract, and begin teaching once you graduate!


    Entered the wrong information?

    Apply again with a new email address!

  • Apply Today

    Travel the world or teach from home!

  • Teacher Interview and Demo

    Advice and Insights

    Don't worry - Very few pass the first time!

    Research how top teachers teach their students with VIPKID


    Watch expert videos

    After submitting the online application, research by watching the videos below!



    Spend time getting ready to wow during the online teacher interview


    Make sure you're ready

    Ensure your background is exciting, your incentives are fun, and your internet connection is strong.

    It seems odd to do, but it's required to say each vocab word 3 times during the online teacher application and demo


    Students learn by repetition

    Make sure all key vocab words are repeated at least 3x times! Correct errors in grammar or phonics quickly and ensure students say the words correctly.

    Smile so much VIPKID cannot help but make you an online English teacher


    Add Energy and Clapping!

    Make sure you SMILE way more than you think is natural! Engage the student and enjoy teaching them.

    Don't get discouraged, practice and try again incorporating VIPKID's feedback


    No one passes the first time!

    Incorporate the feedback from the first interview or demo into a strong second or third try!

  • VIPKID Questions and Answers

    Want you want to know answered by VIPKID teachers and experts

    VIPKID Teach Online Logo orange background with white lettering

    What exactly is VIPKID?

    VIPKID is an online English teaching platform where qualified teachers from the United States and Canada teach children from China and South Korea.

    VIPKID pays online teachers $20-$28 per hour, green money icon on gray background

    How long are the classes and

    how much can I make teaching online with VIPKID?

    Each VIPKID class is 25 minutes long. Teaching two classes in one hour is very doable.


    A VIPKID teacher can make $20 - $24 per hour when they teach two classes. Teaching online for 20 hours per week, a teacher can make $1600 per month.

    VIPKID teachers set their online schedules each week, white calendar icon with blue background

    Can I set my own schedule?

    VIPKID teachers set their own schedules each week. Teachers open 25-minute blocks for when they will be available and then parents book the time of their favorite teachers. Peak teaching time during the week is after school in Beijing, between 5 pm and 9 pm China Standard Time. Many students also take classes throughout the weekend and classes are most likely to be booked during this period.

    VIPKID English teachers can work remotely, white earth icon on a blue background

    Can VIPKID teachers really teach from anywhere?

    VIPKID English teachers and can teach online anywhere with a strong wifi signal. Teachers essentially only need a laptop, an engaging background, rewards and teaching materials, and proper lighting to teach online.

    Europe and Asia time zones are especially good for teaching (and traveling).

    Contact a VIPKID recruiter with any questions, orange dino with a "good job" sign

    How else can we help you?

    Contact a VIPKID recruiter to have all of your questions answered. You may also request interview and demo class support from the recruiter as well.

  • Online English Teacher Research

    Please Watch These | Improve your Teacher Application





    Learn TPR

    Intro to level 1

    High Energy and Smile!


    Sample Class

  • Shhh! Secrets to Passing VIPKID's Demo Class

    Final tips from our teachers and experts!

    Mimic this video!


    From the greeting to reading just the words on the PPT slides, you will pass the demo class if you copy this teacher verbatim.

    Seriously, just repeat what they are saying and how they are saying it for your demo slides!

    VIPKID Background and Props for online teaching, colorful items on whiteboards

    Be Colorful

    Background, Props, and Whiteboard

    Set up an engaging background, have fun props and rewards, and use a whiteboard to keep your students excited to learn!




    Lighting, Lighting, Lighting

    Proper lighting is key!

    Make sure you use proper lighting to ensure your face and background are well-lit and without shadows.

  • Apply Today

    Travel the world or teach from home!

  • Contact a Recruiter

    Application Guidance and Feedback