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About VIPKid

VIPKid is an online English education platform currently with 300.000 K-12 Chinese students and 30,000 Teachers (most of whom are in the US and Canada). VIPKids designs a unique curriculum for teachers to deliver English classes online in 1:1 environment from the comfort of their own homes.

VIPKID recruits North American teachers to provide 1-on-1 online English lessons to students in China. Our mission is to provide Chinese students with the North American elementary education experience from the comfort of their homes. We do this through a unique curriculum that combines EFL teaching best practices with the U.S. Common Core State Standards – fostering creativity, critical thinking, and curiosity for our hundreds of thousands of learners.


  • A Bachelor’s degree (in any field)

  • At least one year of teaching experience (any type of teaching/tutoring)

  • Eligibility to work in the U.S. or Canada

  • Do NOT need to speak Chinese to teach

Why VIPKid

1) A part-time opportunity that allows you to work from home

2) Flexible hours (work as much or as little as you want)

3) Competitive pay (up to $22 per hour)

4) Extremely convenient (no lesson planning, grading, etc.)

5) Dynamic teacher community (online and offline)

6) Join a movement impacting the lives of hundreds of thousands of Chinese children

Media Coverage 

We’re proud to have been named Forbes’ #1 Work From Home company and Fast Company’s #29 Most Innovative Company in 2018!

"China's VIPKids is Said to Raise Funds at $1.5 Billion Valuation"-Bloomberg

VIPKid Founder Cindy Mi

Sign Up Process 

Apply HERE through our teacher portal

Sign up process:

1) Fill out basic info (5 minutes)

2) 10 Min Teaching Sample – (Virtual interview or recorded)

3) Intro to Teaching (2-3 hr)

4) Mock Class (2-4 hr)

5) Contract Signing

6) Start teaching kids!

Teaching Online 

  •  VIPKID uses a flipped classroom approach – students will independently learn the material and will get a 30-minute lesson with the teacher. After that they receive virtual homework and practice games.
  • Teaching online with VIPKID is like being on a Skype call with interactive Powerpoint presentations for lesson plans. All lesson plans are created by the talented VIPKID Curriculum team, which takes the pressure off teachers. That means teachers can just focus on what they love - teaching - without all the extra prep work! With VIPKID teachers do not have to worry about the lesson planning or grading. The platform is VIPKID’s proprietary tech and proprietary curriculum developed in-house. It’s a VIPKID branded product from start to finish – all VIPKID tools.

Teacher Support 

  • VIPKID has a 30,000 teacher community with lots of community support around passing interview, preparing for classes, sharing teaching experiences, teachers meetups etc. You will never be alone!
  • Check out their reviews in more than 20,000 user-generated/teacher-generated YouTube videos, their 60,000+ raving Facebook fans, and the highly positive reviews on Glassdoor and Indeed.


  • Impact hundreds of thousands of children in China

  • Flexible hours

  • Work from anywhere

  • A Top Five work from home company according to Forbes


  • Pay $14 - $22 Per Hour

  • Teachers make on average $19 an hour (according to’s self-reporting from teachers)

  • VIPKID constantly offers incentives including cash, prizes, even trips to Beijing!

How to Apply