Online ESL Teacher for iBestTeacher

12–25 USD


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


No degree
No certificate, TEFL, TESOL, CELTA, TKT, TESL, DELTA, Teaching licence, PGCE/QTS



What devices do I need?

  • A computer with a webcam (HD webcam preferred);

  • A headset with microphone;

  • Stable Internet connection (wired connection preferred);

  • Google Chrome browser or iBestTeacher software.

What’s the minimum Internet speed required for online teaching?

  • Upload speed should be at least 2mb/s. And download speed should be at least 5mb/s. You can visit to run a test.

What’s the duration of the contract term?

  • We prefer a 12 months minimum contract. Contract renewal is based on your performance.


What’s the recruiting process like?

1. Uploading CV/resume;

2. Initial interview;

3. Internet connection testing & System training;

4. Watch the video records of qualified teachers;

5. Demo class;

6. Sign contract;

7. TPR training;

8. Probation performance review;

9. Getting hired!

The initial interview will be conducted through skype/Wechat. If you pass the first interview, you will receive a link to your teacher portal and your account. Then, our recruiter will help you go through the Internet connection testing and system training.

What do I need to prepare for the Internet connection test?

Connect your computer to the Internet via cable. Please wear a headset with a microphone for connection test. Make sure to conduct the internet connection test in a private and quiet room, where you will teach your online classes.

What’s TPR training?

TPR stands for total physical response. TPR training aims to examine teacher’s teaching style and develop the potential of teacher’s teaching skills, using more body language.

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Do I need to prepare any teaching materials?

No. iBestTeacher Teaching Research Department is devoted to providing the original materials with the latest and highest quality to students. Nevertheless, teachers need to preview materials before classes.


When is pay day?

Your monthly payment is made on the 15th of the next month. Overseas bank transfer will take 2-5 working days.

How much am I paid?

Your pay rate is determined by your TPR training result and demo class performance. Your payment is calculated according to your contract hours and teaching hours. For the time that you are teaching, you will receive full payment.

How do I obtain a pay raise?

We will evaluate your pay rate every 3-6 months. The raise depends on your attendance rate, punctuality, and class quality.

What’s the payment method?

We offer cash (Shanghai), domestic bank transfer, overseas transfer, Alipay, WeChat, and PayPal.

How much is the transaction fee?

1. Cash: no transaction fee;

2. Domestic bank transfer: no transaction fee;

3. Overseas transfer: RMB200/per transaction (we will update this if bank makes any change);

4. Alipay: no transaction fee;

5. WeChat: no transaction fee;

6. PayPal: 4.4% +$0.3 USD/ per transaction.


We have classes every day! You can provide us your available timetable and we choose hours according to our available class time slots:

Monday to Friday 9:00am-10:00pm (Beijing time (UTC+8)

Saturday and Sunday 9:00am-10:00pm (Beijing time (UTC+8).

What are the minimum working hours per week?

We require teachers to teach at least 2 hours per day and 2 days per week.

Can I change my working schedule during the same contract terms?

Please be cautious and considerate when you sign contract hours. We hope you can keep your contract schedule for at least six months. Please don’t over promise to sign more hours at first. If you have to change your schedule, please give us at least a 30 days’ notice.

About iBestTeacher

IBT is a professional ESL teacher recruitment, training, and service organization. We focus on providing stable and efficient work chances for outstanding teachers all around the world.

IBT provides training, teaching and technical support for you, and provides you with suitable jobs which fits you best. We are funding for people to get their TESOL certificate for FREE.

No experience required. A quiet room, a high speed internet connection, and fast operating computer is required for the position. Must be able to speak slowly and clearly with a smile.