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Posted on 9th February 2021

Become a 51Talk Teacher

  • Location

    Teach Online
  • Salary

    £378 - 1208/month (₱25000 - 80000)
  • Contract Length

    1 months
  • Start date

  • Qualifications Required

    Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Experience

    None needed
  • Number of Positions

  • Passport Held


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Job description

As a 51Talk teacher, your main task is to teach Chinese learners English in fun online video lessons. At the end of the lesson, you evaluate the learner’s performance based on set guidelines.

You also get to sign up for free training sessions to develop your knowledge of and skills for English language teaching.

51Talk offers one-on-one lessons and group classes from Monday to Sunday. A one-on-one lesson is usually 25 minutes long and a group class can be up to 50 minutes long.

Salary & benefits

How much can I earn?

How much do YOU want to earn? Top-performing 51Talk teachers earn as much as PHP 80,000 per month—you can be one of them!

Earnings are based on the number of successfully conducted lessons and on performance.

The more teaching slots you open, the higher the chances of getting booked. It is best to open slots during the evenings and on weekends as these are peak hours, i.e., when the most learners book lessons.

You can also earn more based on your performance. If you teach well, more learners will want to book lessons with you!

The amount you earn per lesson is also dependent on your teaching level; this means that the higher your level is, the more you can earn!

Teachers are classified as follows:

  • Starting Teacher
  • Newly Qualified Teacher
  • Junior Teacher
  • Senior Teacher A
  • Senior Teacher B
  • Master Teacher A
  • Master Teacher B

The higher your level, the higher your earnings per lesson!

  • Location

    Teach Online
  • Salary

    £378 - 1208/month (₱25000 - 80000)
  • Contract Length

    1 months

Job requirements

If you have the following qualifications and requirements, you can start your teaching journey today!

Basic Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Proficiency in speaking the English language with a neutral accent
  • A valid diploma or proof of graduation, NBI clearance, and a government-issued ID
  • Experience in teaching English to young learners or foreigners (ESL/EFL) is an advantage.
  • A teaching certificate like TESOL, TEFL, etc. or a professional teacher’s license is preferred.


  • Availability to teach during peak hours (each lesson lasts 25 minutes):
    • 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Beijing Time (weekdays: Mondays to Fridays)
    • 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Beijing Time (weekends: Saturdays to Sundays)

Technical Requirements

  • A desktop or laptop
    • Operating System: Windows 7 or above or Mac
    • CPU: Intel Core i3 6th gen and above / i5 to i7 4th gen and up / AMD A Series A8 7500 and above / AMD Ryzen
    • Memory: At least 4GB of RAM with a minimum of 100GB free hard disk space available
  • A headset with an extended microphone and noise-cancelling features
  • A high-definition (HD) external or integrated webcam (with at least 720p resolution)
  • A wired DSL Internet connection of at least 5 Mbps (LTE, USB sticks & wireless connections are not allowed)

Teaching Environment

  • A quiet, clutter-free, and well-lit space in your home with a plain white background

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