Online Teaching: Ultimate Guide for Teachers to Earn Online
When we talk about education or teaching, people generally think of schools and in-person classes. But for some time now, the online teaching platforms have been growing exponentially because most teachers prefer the comfort of their home and flexible hours to work.
If you are a teacher and feel like you are underpaid and overworked, then you should consider teaching online. By using online teaching platforms you can earn a significant sum and dictate your own work hours.
For teachers who are short on time and cannot plan out the lesson, these online teaching platforms offer pre-planned curriculums and lessons that a teacher can use. One of the most attractive features of online teaching is significantly less paperwork involved! For the most part, online teaching platforms seem to be the solution for most of the difficulties faced by us teachers.
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In this article, you will find some authentic ways to earn money online as a teacher by registering with online teaching platforms. You can teach in your expertise and reach a worldwide audience. Continue reading to find out the 14 best platforms for teachers to earn an income online
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This platform offers online teaching jobs for over 150 subjects for high school and college teachers and welcomes young graduates, skilled teachers and retirees alike. Teachers can opt for full time or part-time work with approximately 15 hours a week. With a variety of fields to teach in, such as social sciences, language, technology, writing etc., teachers with all levels of experience are sure to find a job on this online teaching platform.
Salary estimate: $10-30 per hour depending on your teaching expertise and field.
If you are a language teacher, then Lingoda is the best option for you. The platform works with teachers who excel in different languages such as Spanish and French. It is also a beneficial platform for a multilingual person looking to teach languages. You can teach adult students who can access your tutoring any time they want.
Salary estimate: the salary is variable depending on your experience and the language you teach.
This is a unique and beneficial platform for teachers of STEAM. You can register to teach robotics, coding and mental math for kids aged 6-18y. Teachers with coding expertise can teach different levels from beginner to advance.
Salary estimate: $15 – $20 / hour.
For a preschool or elementary school teacher, Say ABC is an excellent platform. An attractive feature is that even final year students with one year of teaching experience can be approved to teach English on this platform to 5-12-year-old students in China.
Salary estimate: Teachers can earn up to $15 to $21 UDS for every lesson.
If your expertise lies in teaching a specialized subject (such as mathematics, arts, comprehension etc.) then you should sign up on iTutor. Teachers can make the schedule work around them because classes are available at all times of the day for international students. You can sign a contract for up to a year and get overtime as well.
Salary estimate: Earning potential is $15,000 to 3000 USD a month.
This is unlike other online teaching platforms because here lessons are offered in American Sign Language (ASL). For teachers fluent in ASL with experience in teaching beginner, intermediate or advanced levels; this is the best platform. Sessions include piano lessons, language lessons and academic teaching.
Salary estimate: Teachers can set their own hourly rate depending on the level of expertise, with up to $30,000 USD per year.
A teacher’s schedule can be hectic so the platform Cambly gives you the freedom to decide your own work hours. This platform does not follow an official curriculum; rather the students sign up to speak in English and have conversations with the tutors and you can log in for a session whenever you’re available.
Salary estimate: $0.17 per minute or $10 USD per hour.
Wyzant is a great online teaching platform that offers one-on-one lessons to students from across the globe. Teachers with different expertise levels in effectively all subjects can sign up for free and access up to two tutoring gigs a week. All the marketing and customer support aspects of the job are taken care of by this platform so the teacher can focus solely on tutoring!
Salary estimate: Choose your own hourly rate with an opportunity to earn up to $30,000+ per year ($35-$50 USD per hour).
Kaplan offers online teaching jobs for exam prep experts to teach MCAT, NELEX or more entrance exams preparation classes. With the flexible work hours and classes mostly in the evenings, it is a great platform to start as a teacher and progress to become a top-ranking instructor.
Salary estimate: Per hour pay ranges according to the specialty from $9 to $20 an hour. Teachers can earn up to $20,000 USD per year.
VIPKid is one of the largest online teaching platforms out there. Teachers have an opportunity to teach young kids aged 4-12 years-old with the English curriculum designed around the U.S. Common Core State Standard.
Salary estimate: up to $9 for a 25-minute class, with handsome bonuses in addition to the base salary.
Tuta point offers teachers an opportunity to teach high school students. Various expertise levels are welcome with the requirement being that the teacher is available for sessions between 2 pm and 1 am. The platform also offers part-time work with handsome pay.
Salary estimate: Starts from $12 USD per hour with additional incentives as well.
Udemy has online classes and courses on academic and non-academic topics. You can upload your recorded lectures on this platform and earn a handsome income! The instructors on Udemy help each other to create courses so it is an ideal platform for beginners.
Salary estimate: You can earn up to 10 USD per enrolment on Udemy.
Coursera focuses on detailed academic lessons on a variety of subjects. Teaching teams from universities can associate with the platform and upload recorded lectures for students. Teachers from all fields of study can design courses and teach on Coursera.
Salary estimate: Coursera splits profits with the teaching team and shares 15% of the revenue from the courses.
For teachers looking to start their own tutoring company; YouTube is the way to go. Here you can upload recorded lectures on various topics and monetize your channel to earn money online. You can share your videos with your past students and on Facebook to spread the word.
Salary estimate: $3- 5 USD per 1000 views on the video.
For teachers looking for a side hustle or wanting to start a tutoring service, the above-mentioned platforms are an ideal way to start earning online by doing teaching jobs. Some teachers work part-time on online teaching platforms; others have a full-time contract.
You can work according to your own schedule and earn a significant income from the comfort of your home by signing up with the online teaching platforms.
Follow the links provided in this article and start your online teaching journey today!
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