There are basically two ways to teach English online to Chinese students. First, you can teach away from your home country, or wherever you are. Second, you can live and study in China, working for one of the best schools in the country.
Teaching English Remotely
Teaching English remotely to Chinese students has been one of the fastest-growing trends in JEC jobs in China. COVID-19 Its popularity has skyrocketed during epidemics. Why? Because teaching English remotely is not only easy and diverse but also financially rewarding. At a time when travel abroad is difficult, distance education has become very popular.
In addition, the key silver line for 2020 is that the whole world has awakened to the benefits of working from afar. So we can only assume that the upward trend will continue for many years to come.
The amazing thing about teaching English from afar is that it doesn’t matter where you are in the world. You need good Wi-Fi. You can teach English to Chinese students from the comfort of your own home or a Costa Rican beach town. It will happen anywhere you go back to when this epidemic started.
What do you need to teach English online?
The most important requirements are:
- A zoom/skype account,
- An excellent internet connection.
- Readiness to think (and teach) out of the box.
Invest in a good headset/speaker and dedicate an entire room in your home to your virtual classroom. The smaller, the better! Make sure you can close the door. It allows you to focus and run your lesson correctly without interruption.
You also need to be an expert English speaker. And, as you can imagine, has an outgoing and passionate personality. Online education lacks some kind of ‘passionate energy in the traditional classroom so it is up to the teacher to create a fun and interesting atmosphere on the computer screen.
The Degree to Teach English Online?
“No, you don’t need a degree, but the highest-paid online teaching jobs in China go to bachelor’s degree teachers.”
If you have a degree, you can easily get an easy time (better paid) job. It is possible to teach English online without anyone.