Online ESL Teacher for Zebra English

16–24 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
TEFL, TESOL, CELTA, DELTA, Teaching licence
1 year


Guaranteed Hours

Just open your available time slots and we will fill your times.

Consistent Students

You are paired with committed long-term students to help you build rapport with your students.

Easy Teaching

Our students have learned phonics, vocabulary, sentence structure and grammar through our phone app.


  • Speaks English at an idiomatic level

  • Legally allowed to work in the US or Canada

  • Degree holder, bachelors or above

  • TESOL (internationally recognized) / TEFL (internatinally recognized) / CELTA /DELTA / Teaching Credential (issued by state)

  • K-12 ESL experience, online experience is preferable

  • Can teach students regularly for a long term


A desktop, laptop, Mac, or Surface device with a camera and a headset with a microphone. The device must have a minimum operating system of Windows 7 or macOS 10.10, a memory of at least 4GB RAM, and a stable internet connection (Ethernet recommended) of at least 20 Mbps.


  • Pay rate per hour USD 16-24

  • Teachers are paid through direct bank deposits. Current month's payment will be transferred no later than the 10th of the following month.

  • Teachers will have a chance to get base pay adjustment every 2 contracts.

  • ZebraEnglish signs 6-month contracts with applicants who pass the whole interview process.


  • How long is each class? - Each class needs to be 25minutes in length. However, each time slot is 30 minutes long. It gives you a 5-minute buffer just in case the student is late and allows you enough time to head into the following student's classroom (if you have classes back to back).

  • The peak time for teaching is 6:00pm - 8:30pm Beijing Time on weekdays and 8:30am - 8:30pm Beijing Time on weekends

About ZebraEnglish

Funded by Tencent, and produced by Yuanfudao, the leading online education company in China, ZebraEnglish is a well-known English education platform in China.
ZebraEnglish has over 650,000 students using our self-developed, AI-based, English-learning APP. Our teachers focus on communicating with students to ensure they have mastered the lessons they have already learned on our APP. Our unique online platform does the heavy lifting by teaching grammar, phonics, vocabulary, and sentence structures. Our vision is to provide our teachers with the most advanced technologies and educational tools so they can guide our students toward outstanding English learning outcomes and prepare them for a globalized future.