Online English Teacher for 51Talk

7–11 USD


Min hours per week
Min hours per week during peak hours
Class length
25 min
Max students per class
Student age


Bachelor's Degree
No certificate


Be a home-based online English teacher with the world’s leading, NYSE-listed, award-winning online English education platform. 51Talk has empowered over 20,000 Filipinos to teach, learn, and earn in the comfort of their own homes by providing a fun learning experience for young Chinese learners.

If you have the following qualifications and requirements, you can start your teaching journey today!

Basic Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree

  • Proficiency in speaking the English language with a neutral accent

  • A valid diploma or proof of graduation, NBI clearance, and a government-issued ID

  • Experience in teaching English to young learners or foreigners (ESL/EFL) is an advantage.

  • A teaching certificate like TESOL, TEFL, etc. or a professional teacher’s license is preferred.


  • Availability to teach during peak hours (each lesson lasts 25 minutes):

    • 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Beijing Time (weekdays: Mondays to Fridays)

    • 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Beijing Time (weekends: Saturdays to Sundays)

Technical Requirements

  • A desktop or laptop

    • Operating System: Windows 7 or above or Mac

    • CPU: Intel Core i3 6th gen and above / i5 to i7 4th gen and up / AMD A Series A8 7500 and above / AMD Ryzen

    • Memory: At least 4GB of RAM with a minimum of 100GB free hard disk space available

  • A headset with an extended microphone and noise-cancelling features

  • A high-definition (HD) external or integrated webcam (with at least 720p resolution)

  • A wired DSL Internet connection of at least 5 Mbps (LTE, USB sticks & wireless connections are not allowed)

Teaching Environment

  • A quiet, clutter-free, and well-lit space in your home with a plain white backgroundA bachelor’s degree and other credentials (diploma or proof of graduation, NBI clearance, and valid ID). Proficiency in speaking the English language (neutral accent)

About 51Talk

Jack Huang started the 51Talk platform when he saw the need for proper teaching of conversational English in China. With the establishment of this platform, the Chinese are given access to quality online English lessons conducted by Filipinos. Jack considers Filipinos the perfect online English teachers because of their high English proficiency, happy and friendly nature, and familiarity with the Chinese culture.

Since 2011, 51Talk has delivered about 100 million online English lessons.

51Talk's mission is to enable every student to speak up, stand out, and succeed in life.

Core values:

  • Passion - believe in living a quality life and working with enthusiasm.

  • Customer Focus - help clients achieve their goals.

  • Game Changer - choose the attitude to initiate and welcome change in a fast-paced environment.

  • Camaraderie - practice mutual trust and friendship with people.