VIPKID is Hiring!

So many of our homeschooling moms are looking for ways to help bring in a little income so we wanted to share with you that VIPKID is hiring Part-Time Online Tutors for K-6 Online ESL Teachers working Remotely! This position offers a variety of hours that just might be perfect for your schedule.

Who is VIPKID?

VIPKID provides an international learning experience to Chinese children – all from the comfort of their homes. Their sophisticated virtual classroom streams passionate, qualified teachers into Chinese homes, linking the world through education. They provide 1-on-1 online full immersion language and content classes based on the US Common Core State Standards.


The Position

VIPKID is a fast growing community of elite educators who are teaching right from their home. As an independent contractor, you will be matched 1:1 with Chinese students on their secure virtual learning platform to teach English online. You can make your own schedule and use VIPKID resources to instruct – no lesson planning required!

  • 1-on-1 online full immersion English language and content classes
  • An American curriculum, based on the Common Core State Standards
  • 25-minute highly engaging lessons

Apply for this position by clicking here.

Contract term



Start date




Teach Online / Virtual / Remote



A schedule of just 7.5 hours per week! In order to maximize the number of classes you could get scheduled, they recommend you be available for at least 7.5 hours (15 time slots per week at 30 minutes per time slot) during Beijing peak times. The following tends to be the most requested time periods in Beijing time: Monday – Friday 6-10pm, and Saturday – Sunday 9am-10pm. They do not require teachers to work full shifts; but having availability during the times mentioned above could ensure a higher possibility of being booked by our students.
Here are the times converted to US times
Peak Times (Daylight Saving Time)
Mon~Fri Sat Sun
US Times Beijing 6pm ~10pm Beijing 9am ~10pm Beijing 9am ~10pm
EST 6am ~ 10am Fri 9pm~Sat 10am Sat 9pm~Sun 10am
CST 5am ~ 9am Fri 8pm~Sat 9am Sat 8pm ~Sun 9am
MST 4am ~ 8am Fri 7pm~Sat 8am Sat 7pm~Sun 8am
PST 3am ~ 7am Fri 6pm~Sat 7am Sat 6pm~Sun 7am
Hawaii 1am ~ 5am Fri 4pm~Sat 5am Sat 4pm~Sun 5am
Peak Times
Mon ~ Fri Sat Sun
US Times Beijing 6pm ~10pm Beijing 9am ~10pm Beijing 9am ~10pm
EST 5am ~ 9am Fri 8pm~Sat 9am Sat 8pm~Sun 9am
CST 4am ~ 8am Fri 7pm~Sat 8am Sat 7pm~Sun 8am
MST 3am ~ 7am Fri 6pm~Sat 7am Sat 6pm~Sun 7am
PST 2am ~ 6am Fri 5pm~Sat 6am Sat 5pm~Sun 6am
Hawaii 12am ~ 4am Fri 3pm~Sat 4am Sat 3pm~Sun 4am


Make up to $22/hr! The teachers receive a minimum payment of US $14-$18/hour. There are incentives for every lesson, so the payment ranges from US $14-22/hour.



  • Exposure to the American or Canadian K-12 education system
  • Minimum 1 year of teaching experience
  • Bachelor’s degree


Technical Requirements

Desktop or Laptop with a fast internet connection and audio/video capability

Apply for this position by clicking here.

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  1. Hello,

    I’m interested in applying, but I have a question. What are the maximum hours I can teach?

    1. I’ve been teaching with them for 2.5 years; I’m also one of the mock class mentors.
      Please reach out to me with questions! Rachel (( gardner(dot)rae(at)gmail(dot)com ))

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