Teach English Online

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Teaching English Online Mission

You are dreaming of a career that gives you the freedom to work when and where you want? Teaching English online is the perfect solution. Once certified to teach English online, you can work from the comfort of your home or travel the world - the choice is yours.
You can choose your schedule, set your rates, and be your boss while helping English language learners succeed. And all you need is a stable internet connection, a computer, and a set of headphones.

Teach English Online

The TEFL Institute brings over 30 years of experience in the English as a foreign language (EFL) industry. Together with our team of academic educators, we will help prepare you to teach English online with practical and accredited TEFL courses. As more of our lives go online, more people choose to learn English online than ever. That means the demand for online English teachers is multiplying.

Furthermore, you don’t have to be a native English speaker to teach English abroad or online, but you’ll need to have at least a near-native level of English to take one of our TEFL courses.

Once you qualify, it’s time to start teaching English online! You will have access to our jobs board to begin applying for positions whenever you are ready. Our jobs team will be on hand to give you advice and support. Teaching English online is the most flexible and practical option if you want to teach English as a foreign language in today’s world.

How to I Get Started

Getting the right TEFL qualification from a reputable TEFL course provider like TEFL Institute is the most important part of launching your online teaching career.

1

Enrol onto your accredited or Ofqual-regulated Level 5 TEFL course.

2

Complete your TEFL course at your pace with 24/7 online access & academic support

3

Get job hunting advice from our experienced team & apply for online TEFL jobs.

4

Land your dream job & start teaching English online!

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Why Teach English Online?

Earn a
competitive
salary

Teach
anywhere in
the world

Set your
own rates &
hours

Help english language learners succeed

Teach English Online

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Teaching English Online Courses

Choose the best teaching English online course for you and complete your accredited TEFL certification online at your own pace. All our courses are designed and delivered by our highly experienced and qualified academic team – here to support you every step of the way.

120 Hour Advanced TEFL Course
Fast-track to teach online
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Specialist Online Teacher Course
Boost your earning potential
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30 Hour Teaching English Online
Advance your training
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TEFL/TESOL Careers

Full Time

Onsite English Teacher

BALA
Naples, Italy
NA
Freelance

Full / Part time English Online tutors...

Carrot Global
Online
$11.00 to $18.00/hour
Freelance

Online ESL instructor. Work for home. $20-22...

Harbin Air English School
Online
$20-22 USD/hour
Full Time

Native-level TEFL Teacher

The English House
Alcañiz, Aragon, Spain
1400 -1600
Full Time

Teaching Positions – Mexico

Global ERS
Mexico
Salary $14,000 - 35,000 Mexican pesos/month plus benefits
Full Time

ESL/Kindergarden teaching and Portuguese learning in BRAZIL

Schutz & Kanomata
Brazil
Not specified
Full Time

Teach English at schools throughout the beautiful...

Arun Language Training & Recruitment Ltd
Taiwan
$2,460 USD per month
Full Time

Full time teacher needed for school year...

JO International Language School
Japan
240,000  -  260,000  yen  /  Month

FAQ's

DO I NEED A DEGREE TO TEACH ENGLISH ONLINE?

In general, you don’t need a degree to teach English online. This can depend on the employer, though. While some English teaching companies will require you to have a degree, like VIPKid or...

HOW MUCH MONEY CAN I MAKE AS AN ONLINE ENGLISH TEACHER?

This depends on your experience and level of training. However, you can expect to make anywhere from $12 to $26 per hour (£8.50-£18.50 per hour) teaching English online.

DO I HAVE TO PLAN THE LESSONS AND CREATE THE TEACHING MATERIAL?

No. Most online English teaching companies, if not all, prepare the teaching materials for each lesson. They will provide the sides to use and any activities for each class, but we advise you...

DO I NEED TO HAVE PROPS TO TEACH ENGLISH ONLINE?

This depends on the company you work for. Most online English teaching companies do prefer you to use props because it engages the student. Props can help you get the job when you are

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS TO TEACH ENGLISH ONLINE?

This differs from company to company. In most cases, if you are a native English speaker with a degree, your TEFL certificate and a clean background check, you will meet the...

WHO WILL I BE TEACHING?

In general, online English teaching companies have students that are 5-15 years old. However, some companies teach adult learners. PalFish, for example, is an app with an “Official Kid’s Course”

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