Teach English to kids online for English First

10–15 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


Imagine a teaching opportunity that allows you to connect with students on the other side of the world, lets you choose your working hours but doesn’t expect you to plan and prepare hours of teaching material. That’s exactly what you can do teaching kids online with EF Teach Online.

EF Teach Online provides you with the online classroom, all the teaching materials and lesson plans meaning you can focus your energy and expertise on responding to your student’s needs. You will be teaching kids in China so you must be able to engage young learners and make their online classroom and activities come alive.


  • Straight forward pre-teaching introduction, including Q&A session

  • Access to our sophisticated yet straightforward online classroom

  • Expert teaching materials including lesson plans meaning you don’t spend hours prepping classes in advance

  • Online technical support

  • Local EF presence for easy communication and payment

Job responsibilities

Teaching kids online has never been so simple; the key responsibilities include:

  • Deliver 25 minute one-on-one online English lessons focusing on grammar and vocabulary to kids in China (ages 5-10)

  • Complete a short summary (in English) at the end of the lesson for the parents to review

  • Communicate availability for lesson hours in advance with our easy to use scheduling system.

The key requirements are:

  • TEFL certification

  • Fully fluent English speaker (C2 level)

  • Educated to degree level (a bachelor’s degree in any field is required)

  • Availability in the mornings - depending on your time zone lessons are available between 6 am-2 pm

  • Access to a headset and a personal computer with a stable connection

Blended learning

Our online classes for kids are part of our blended learning model. Our students attend group classes at our English centers in China and then can choose a personalized one-to-one online session each week with skilled teachers just like you. Online teachers are a huge part of our students' overall learning journey. They provide individualized attention which allows students to reinforce their skills, gain confidence, and experience a global perspective.

About English First

EF English First is one of several businesses under the global umbrella of EF Education First. With 300+ training centers across 60+ cities in China, English First focuses on offering the best language journey for kids and adults.

At EF, we take huge pride in our students. Once you meet them, you will too. Our schools offer dynamic and fun environments, while our curriculum combines digital media with traditional classroom resources.

Everything we do is designed to nurture a love for the English language. Our expertise and skills delivered by our teachers are what make us a passionate and successful company.