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Teaching English Online: How to Get Started


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Teaching English online is becoming a more and more attractive option for people who want to work online from home or abroad. There are so many options for online teaching jobs. But, the question is, where to start.

A good fit for you?

If you know how to teach English, you are one step ahead of the game. However, there are lots of opportunities for newcomers too. The most sought-after candidates are native speakers with a bachelor’s degree. Add on an accredited TEFL certification, like the one TEFLPros offers, and your golden. If you don’t fit into this box, don’t despair! There are still plenty of other options for you.

This career is great for:

  • Living the nomad lifestyle
  • Stay at home mom looking to make some extra money
  • People who want to supplement their current income
  • Teachers looking for something different
  • Recent graduates who want to do some part time work
  • Trying to teach English before committing to move abroad
  • Anyone who wants to make a difference

Demand For English Teachers

The most important thing to know is that demand for English teachers is going up and up and up. So, you’ll likely find your niche. The beauty of teaching English online is that there are many new opportunities that were not available in the past.

3 Main Routes to Teach English Online:

  1. Online teaching English companies
  2. Offering classes on English tutoring marketplaces
  3. Building an independent teaching business

If you’re interested in learning more about the ins and outs of teaching English online, check out our partners at Jimmy ESL. They have compiled a fantastic online teaching English start-up guide. It will answer all of your questions. And it will get you off to a strong start in your online teaching career. Click here to take a look.

Also, after you register for the TEFLPros 120-hour certification course, we will work with you to help you find your perfect fit for teaching English online. So, what are you waiting for, get started now!



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