EF Teach Online - Adults

Online ESL Instructor

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EF Teach Online - Adults

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$12 an hour - Part-time, Contract

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  • ESL Certification


  • Bachelor's degree(Required)

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  • Spanish

  • German

  • French

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Set up your home office and get ready to teach English online to students around the world. We're currently contracting with teachers to conduct lessons on both our current standard online platform, and our OBS-based Hyper Class platform. This new technology brings an array of features and benefits that will enhance the learning experience for both you and your students.


  • Conduct conversation-based group and private lessons to adult learners.
  • Choose your own schedule and teach from virtually anywhere in the world.
  • Instructors have access to innovative teaching materials that incorporate cutting-edge technology in the online classroom, but can also put their own personal spin on their lessons.

Teaching requirements

  • Fluent English speaker.
  • Additional opportunities to teach beginner English students for teachers proficient in Portuguese, Arabic, French, English, German or Spanish (not required).
  • Minimum of a completed bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Computer, headset, webcam, and a strong internet connection (Ethernet preferred).
  • Minimum 40-Hour TEFL certificate of equivalent earned by beginning of contract term.
  • Previous teaching experience is a plus, but not required. Life experience counts!

Technology requirements

  • PC; CPU: Intel i5 (10th generation) or higher;
  • Memory: 16 GB or higher;
  • HD: 30GB free capacity, SSD HD;
  • Screen resolution: 1536 * 1024 or higher;
  • Windows ONLY, Windows 10 or higher;
  • Browser: Chrome 102 or higher;
  • Webcam: 1080P webcam is needed (Logitech C920 recommended);

A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture

We are affiliated with EF Education First, the world’s leading international education company. Through our platform, online instructors in the US provide ESL services for over 800,000 adult learners. Students range from beginner to advanced levels and come from over 120 countries worldwide. EF is the Official Supplier of Language Training for the Olympic Games in Beijing, Sochi, PyeongChang, and again for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Pay: $12.00 per hour


  • Flexible schedule
  • Referral program

COVID-19 considerations:

This contract position is fully remote.

Application Question(s):

  • How many years of ESL experience do you have? (Not a deal breaker if the answer is none.)
  • Do you have a TEFL certificate or other ESL qualification? (Not a deal breaker if the answer is no.)
  • What is it about teaching English as a second language that interests you?


  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work Location: Remote

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