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How To Apply

  • Apply Online

    Register online and provide all the necessary information

  • Meet the Requirements

    Pass the assessments and complete the trainings

  • Start Teaching

    Open the required number of lesson slots and start teaching


Home-based online English teacher

A 51Talk teacher makes his or her lessons exciting and full of energy! If you’re fun, engaging, passionate, and looking for a home-based online job teaching kids then we want you to be part of our growing family of e-educators!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What will I do as a Home-Based Online English Teacher?

    As a 51Talk teacher, you will –

    • Prepare and study the company-provided teaching materials before the lesson starts

    • Conduct 25-minute, one-on-one English lessons to Chinese kids online

    • Provide corrective feedback during the lesson

    • Create a lesson memo at the end of each lesson

  • Who can apply?

    Anyone who meets the job qualifications can apply as a home-based online English teacher.
  • Are we required to be able to speak Mandarin?

    Proficiency in Mandarin, or any language aside from English, is not a requirement. As long as you have an excellent command of the English language and a passion for teaching, you are welcome to apply as a Home-Based Online English Teacher.
  • How can I follow up my application?

    You may contact our Recruitment Hotline at (02) 779-5151 / 0917-576-5132 (Mon-Fri, 9am-9pm) or send us an email at (Subject Title: Recruitment Inquiry)
  • I’m a former 51Talk teacher and I want to teach again. How can I reapply?

    You can send your Letter of Intent to teach again with 51Talk at
  • How long is each class?

    Each class is 25 minutes long.
  • How does it work? Do I need to do a lesson plan?

    Our platform is like a booking engine. Students pick their teacher and the lesson. Teachers who get booked for a lesson should prepare based on the lesson and level of students using the company-provided teaching materials. Use of teaching aids such as pictures, realia, or educational toys would be helpful in every lesson.
  • Are there trainings for home-based online English teachers?

    Yes, we’re continuously conducting free online trainings for our teachers. 51Talk also runs onsite trainings in our training centers (Bacolod, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and Pasig) regularly. For candidates or teachers close to these centers, they are encouraged to attend LIVE trainings.
  • How much can I earn?

    Earnings are based on the number of successfully conducted lessons and performance. The more slots the teacher opens, the more chances of getting booked. The better the teacher performs every lesson, the more bookings he/she will have. Teachers are expected to teach during the evening and weekend peak hours. Our top performing teachers earn as much as PHP 80,000 per month.
  • How can I earn more?

    Teachers who display a great level of professionalism and dedication by taking care of their business, available during the weekday and weekend peak hours, investing in teaching aids and equipment, attend 51Talk trainings and consistently delivering quality lessons tend to earn more in 51Talk.

    51Talk also offers:

    • Performance-based incentives

    • Peak hour incentives

    • Referral incentives

    …plus other incentives and promos.

More than 1,000,000 Chinese young learners
are waiting for you!

Office-Based Positions

  • Office-Based Online English Teacher

    Conduct one-on-one video lessons with Chinese students. Create a lesson memo with the necessary feedback about the topics discussed.

  • Teacher Support Associate

    Answer inquiries of home-based online English teachers via call, email, or chat. Assist teachers in resolving concerns related to their lessons

  • Recruitment Associate

    Screen, interview, and orient applicants for home-based online English teacher roles.

  • Training Associate

    Conduct online or onsite trainings for home-based online English teachers.