ZebraEnglish is a professional online one-on-one English education platform that aims to provide online English teachers with REGULAR students and STABLE teaching schedule. Our teachers focus on communicating with students to ensure they have mastered lessons already learned through our App! It is possible because our unique online platform does the heavy lifting by teaching grammar, phonics, vocabulary, and sentence structures. Over 450, 000 students have chosen to learn through our App, and perhaps you might get to teach one of them!
What are the requirements to be an online teacher of ZebraEnglish?
Speaks English at an idiomatic level;
Legally allowed to work in the US or Canada;
Degree holder, bachelors or above;
TESOL (internationally recognized)/ TEFL (internationally recognized) / CELTA/ DELTA/ Teaching Credential (issued by state);
K-12 ESL experience, online experience is preferable;
Can teach students regularly for a long term.
What equipment do I need?
A desktop, laptop, Mac, or Surface device with a camera and a headset with a microphone. The device must have a minimum operating system of Windows7 or macOS 10.11, a memory of at least 4GB RAM, and a stable internet connection (Ethernet recommended) of at least 20 Mbps.
What is the interview process at ZebraEnglish?
Basic info (10 minutes) > Demo Test 1 (30 minutes) > Teacher Briefing (30 minutes) >
BC & Contract
Where does the interview take place?
The Demo Test 1 and Teacher Briefing will take place on ZebraEnglish App.
How to prepare for my demo class?
After you confirm the demo interview time, you will receive a preparation guidance email sent by our system immediately. Please check your email inbox or spam folder.
What if I cannot receive the email sent by ZebraEnglish?
Please check your spam folder. If you still cannot find it, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org..
Who should I contact if I have any questions about my interview?
Please contact email@example.com.
How much tax do I have to pay?
ZebraEnglish teachers are independent contractors and responsible for their own taxes in accordance with their individual tax jurisdictions or state laws.
When and how will teachers be paid?
Teachers are paid through direct bank deposits. Current month’s payment will be transferred no later than the 10th of the following month.
When renewing a contract, can teachers qualify for a raise?
Teachers will have a chance to get base pay adjustment every 2 contracts.
How long is the contract?
ZebraEnglish signs 6-month contracts with applicants who pass the whole interview process.
Can teachers take breaks during the contract?
ZebraEnglish signs 6-month contracts with applicants who pass the whole interview process. If you would like to take breaks during contract, please close time slots accordingly.
How long is each class?
Each class needs to be 25 minutes in length. However, each time slot is 30 minutes in length. It gives you a 5-minute buffer just in case the student is late and allows you enough time to head into the following student’s classroom. (if you have classes back to back)
What is the peak time for my teaching?
The peak time for teaching is 6:00pm - 8:30pm Beijing Time on weekdays and 8:30am - 8:30pm Beijing Time on weekends.
How to make my teaching schedule?
ZebraEnglish is a professional online one-on-one English education platform that aims to provide online English teachers with REGULAR students and STABLE teaching schedule.
Bookings are time slots in your ZebraEnglish schedule that students can reserve for their class times. You can open time slots through the booking page on the ZebraEnglish PC APP. When opening a time slot, you have four choices: This week only; Repeat 4 weeks; Repeat 8 weeks; Repeat 12 weeks.
We highly recommend that you open a time slot as continuous as possible, and we recommend you open peak time slots as many as possible. In that way, you will have a higher chance of getting long-term students, that is, students you will teach regularly.