Tutors will tutor English as a Second Language (ESL) online to overseas students in China (age 5 to 15). Tutors will be provided with the opportunity to experience Alo7's cutting edge tutoring platform and interactive curriculum, which is easy to operate, fun and interactive, a combination of arts and technology, and a reflection of MIT Media Lab experiences.
The class you tutor online is a review of what they've learned in the classroom. Such tutoring is very important for the students as they are eager to learn from English speakers who speak English at an idiomatic level.
Tutoring sessions are mostly 1 to 3+ (1 tutor with 3 students +), or group sessions. Tutors have the freedom of opening time slots during Peak tutoring time where the students are available for tutoring ( 6am to 9am EST DST)
- Mother language must be English; must speak English at an idiomatic level and must be from US, Canada, UK, Australia.
That means that you were born in and grew up in one of these countries. You can live anywhere in the world, but having an accent from one of these 4 countries is a requirement. Most of your students will go abroad to study in one of these 4 countries. That's why schools require tutors with these accents.
- Must have completed a Bachelor's Degree or be enrolled in a 4 year college program
- If without a Bachelor's Degree and not enrolled in 4 year college program, we require an Associate's Degree and a TESOL/TEFL certification
- Teaching or tutoring or educator experience is preferred, but not required
- Must enjoy working with children
- Must be friendly, sociable, dynamic, energetic, compassionate, patient, and detail-oriented
- Must enjoy teaching through digital media
- Knowledge of a foreign language is NOT required
If you don't know any other foreign language, you can still teach English, as we have all the developed curriculum for you to use.
- A quiet room with good lighting
Network / Wifi Speed:at least 4Mbps / 4Mbps (downlink and upper link)
You can check your speed using this link:http://beta.speedtest.net/
If your speed is not met, please talk to your internet service provider.
Camera:HD External camera or HD integrated camera (Most laptops have it)
Headset:Use a headset with a microphone, stable output and input
Your students will be based in Asia, and will be on Beijing time.
The peak tutoring hours are 6pm to 9pm Beijing time, every day of the week, which converts to 6:00am to 9:00am EST Daylight Savings time or 5:00am to 8:00am EST Normal time.
If you are in USA, most available hours are in the early morning.
If you are in Asia, most available hours are at night.
If you are in Europe, most available hours are in the middle of the day.
This is an independent contractor position. You have the potential to earn between $15 and $22 USD per hour.
Each 25-minute class pays $7.50 per class or each 50-minute pays $15 per class as base rate. This base rate applies to most programs. On top of the base pay, we offer incentives up to 25%.
Top School Program where some tutors from top 100 universities in US or in the world (UK, Canada, Australia) are invited to tutor this special Program. The base rate is $20 per 50 minute class as base rate + Additional Incentive pay.
For outstanding tutors who have some extra time during the day, we often offer other freelance opportunities with ALO7, such as writing, presentation development, curriculum development.
We also offer freelance opportunities like recruiter / trainer to highly qualified tutors if they are willing to take on extra projects.
Alo7's Recruiting Process:
Please view our FAQ for details on the rest of our recruiting process, at:
If your time permits, we could bring you on board within a week or two.
Alo7.com was founded by Dr. Pengkai Pan, who holds a PhD from the MIT Media Lab. Its initial angel investors included digital pioneer Professor Nicholas Negroponte, who is the MIT Media Lab Founder, and several international venture capital companies.
Alo7 is the largest digital English Language Teaching (ELT) product and solutions provider in China, with more than 10M registered users and more than 2,000 training school partners. We are revolutionizing the way English is learned and taught throughout China, from how schools are managed to how schools and homes are connected in the mobile Internet age.
Alo7 aims to be one of the largest online education platform by end of 2018, as large educational institutions in China are all Alo7's partners. Currently, these partner schools are using Alo7's digital curriculum in the classroom setting and have started to offer Alo7's online tutoring services to their existing student bases, with an aggregated number of users easily exceeding one million.
In November 2017, Alo7 received funding from Qualcomm, Legend, etc.