Gogokids is an online teaching company based out of Beijing China. To work for them you must be a native English speaker from a native English speaking country. You are also required to hold a bachelors degree or above in any field and also have at least one year of teaching experience in order to meet Chinese regulations for ESL teachers.
At the moment, they are offering a $300 signing bonus IF you teach 3 classes and maintain a good rating from the parents. Currently, Gogo Kids are only hiring North Americans (United States and Canada) but may expand to other accents if needed.
The classes are for 25 minutes long and are strictly 1 on 1. They do have a minimum teaching requirement, but it’s only 1 class minimum per week. Apart from this you’re free to teach as much or as little as you like.
The technical requirements for the job include owning a desktop or laptop with a web cam, and a pair of proper headsets appropriate for online teaching. The pay ranges from $14 an hour up to $25 an hour based on your performance, qualification, ratings and attendance.
The job consists of you teaching a 25 minute English class in a 1 on 1 format to a Chinese student. The pay for the job is $14 to $25 an hour. Most teachers make about $20 an hour. For the class you will be provided all relevant teaching material to complete the lesson objectives. However, it is expected that you will have your own teaching props as a way to make the classroom more fun and engaging.
How Do You Apply?
Applying is easy.
Simply head over to Gogo Kids and click the apply button to get the process started. Once you submit your information and meet the minimum requirements to be an online ESL teacher it’s simply a matter of passing a 30 minute interview. A 10 minute demo is apart of this 30 minutes.
That’s it. If you pass this interview, you’re hired and can move to the next stage which is the online orientation. The orientation is for about 2 hours where they go over various aspects of their platform that you need to know with regards to different policies.
After that, you simply open up teaching slots and start teaching.