Work From Home Job - Teach English Online

Flushing, NY 11355

Online English Teacher position for Sprout (Rouchi) English Sprout English - Work at Home $18.00 - $30.00 per hour

WhalesEnglish (Sprout) is a fully comprehensive K12 online school for Chinese children, aged 5-15 years old. The school is designed for students to take classes online with native speakers of English, and enrollment numbers have been continually rising due to the positive reputation. Presently, Sprout has more than 400 native speaking teachers from North America who enjoy working with them. Along with the growing demand for students, we are seeking more talented teachers to join us as well!


  • Teaching Object: Students ages 5 to 15.
  • Group Size: 2- 3 students
  • Session Duration: 50 minutes (fixed schedule in every week)
  • Teaching subjects: Language Arts, Phonics, Literature, Sociology, History, Academic Writing, Life Science, and more
  • Teaching Material and lesson plan is provided


  • Love working with kids
  • Native speakers with standard pronunciation, and only American/Canadian nationality required.
  • Minimum 1 year of kid English teaching experience
  • A Bachelor degree or above
  • Teacher Certification Preferred
  • Quiet place to work/PC or Mac computer/Wired internet connection/Webcam with Microphone

The teaching position is generally divided into two types: Trail class teacher and regular class teacher. There can be some conversion from trial class teacher to regular class teacher when the registered classes are growing.

Appendix A: Trial class teachers

Trial class is a one-time-class, with newly enrolled student from marketing. This is the first class for most students.


  • Work experience requirements for the position
  • Neutral accented speakers from the US or Canada
  • Experience in education required
  • TESOL, TEFL, or similar teaching certification preferred
  • Bachelor's degree or above
  • Peak hours are Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Beijing time.
  • The non-peak teaching hours are: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 6:00-9:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am- 5:00 pm Beijing time.
  • The pay rate is $18-22
  • The candidate does not have to cover all these hours but at least cover some weekend hours.

Appendix B: Regular class teachers

Regular class teachers are teaching fixed group of students with about 25-30 weeks at the fixed time every week.

Salary for the teachers:

The salary is

  • $18/h-$20/h for entry level
  • $20/h-$25/h for intermediate level
  • $30/h for advanced level, including subjects such as history, advanced reading, academic writing, persuasive writing, etc.
  • Extra bonus and opportunities for raises


  • American or Canadian native speakers
  • Experience in education field required
  • PreK-GK level TESOL, TEFL or similar teaching certification preferred
  • G1-G2 level, Bachelor degree and TESOL, TEFL or similar teaching certification preferred
  • G3 level, Bachelor degree and above, local teaching experience or local teaching certification is preferred
  • Subject related field of education or teaching experience is required for Reading, Literature, Science, Social science, history, and Writing teacher for advanced students.


  • A minimum of 8 hours/week for a period of six to eight months is required
  • Able to provide consistent teaching hours of 6-8 months
  • Available time slots: 6 pm to 10pm during weekdays, 8am to 10pm on weekends (Beijing Time, UTC+8)