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Can Indian passport holders teach English online?

Indian passport holders make incredible TEFL teachers, but without having a native-English speaking passport it can be difficult to navigate the online TEFL jobs market to figure out where you can apply. That’s why we’ve taken the hard work out of it and done the research for you. Keep reading to find out the top places you can apply to work online…

Cambly

Requirements:

To work for Cambly, Indian passport holders will need to speak fluent English. This means that you have a C2 level of English or an IELTS score of 8.0 or higher. You’ll also need a TEFL certification and a bachelor’s degree in any subject.

Salary:

You can expect to earn anything around $10 per hour whilst working as an online English teacher for Cambly.

Experience:

No previous teaching experience is required, but it can boost your chances of employment if you have some!

Required teaching hours:

There are no specific teaching hours required by Cambly so you can work around your current schedule – amazing!

Types of students you’ll be teaching:

You’ll be teaching English to students of all ages. This can range from primary school children, all the way up to teenagers and businesspeople. This is the perfect opportunity to put your skills to the test and gain some invaluable teaching experience. Don’t be afraid to put yourself out there – you’ve got this!

Verbling

Requirements:

To work as an online English teacher for Verbling, Indian passport holders will need to be fluent in English. This means that you have a C2 level of English or an IELTS score of 8.0 or higher. You’ll also need a bachelor’s degree and TEFL certification to get started.

Salary:

One of the best things about Verbling is that you can set your own rates – yes please!

Experience:

Verbling require you to have previous teaching experience so don’t forget to include this out on your application! No experience? Why not try looking into volunteering online to boost your application?

Required teaching hours:

You’ll be expected to work a minimum of 5 hours per week.

Types of students you’ll be teaching:

You’ll be teaching a variety of students of all ages, backgrounds, and levels of English.

 

Preply

Requirements:

Indian passport holders applying for a role with Preply, will need to be fluent in English. You’ll also need a TEFL certification and bachelor’s degree.

Salary:

Online English teachers can set their own rates – yes please!

Experience:

Whilst you don’t need any previous teaching experience to work for Preply, it can definitely work in your favour if you have some.

Required teaching hours:

Preply require you to work a minimum of 5 hours per week.

Types of students you’ll be teaching:

You’ll be gaining heaps of teaching experience as you’ll be teaching students of all ages.

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SkimaTalk

Requirements:

Indian passport holders will need to have a C2 Level of English or an IELTS score of 8.0. Plus, you’ll need a bachelor’s degree and TEFL certification.

Salary:

Online English teachers at SkimaTalk can set their own rates!

Experience:

No previous teaching experience is required, but if you want to stand out from the crowd it will certainly help your application if you have some!

Required teaching hours:

Online English teachers at SkimaTalk are required to work a minimum of 15 hours per week.

Types of students you’ll be teaching:

You’ll be teaching English online to children and teenagers. 

 

Learnlight

Requirements:

Indian passport holders will need a bachelor’s degree, TEFL certification, and a C2 Level of English (IELTS score of 8.0 or higher).

Salary:

You can expect to earn anything between $9-$11 per hour.

Experience:

To become an online English teacher at Learnlight, you’ll need to have 2 or more years’ teaching experience. If you’ve previously worked in education, this could be the perfect company for you!

Required teaching hours:

You’ll be required to work a minimum of 10 hours per week.

Types of students you’ll be teaching:

You’ll be teaching students of all ages, from retired couples and university students, all the way down to primary school children.

 

iTalki

Requirements:

Indian passport holders will need a TEFL certification, a bachelor’s degree, and an IELTS score of 8.0 or higher.

Salary:

You can set your own rates as an online English teacher at iTalki!

Experience:

No previous teaching experience is needed, but it’s preferred.

Required teaching hours:

There are no minimum teaching hours for iTalki, so you’ll have plenty of free time up your sleeve – yes please!

Types of students you’ll be teaching:

You’ll be teaching a range of students from children to university graduates.

Indian passport holder teaching English online

Lingoda

Requirements:

Indian passport holders will need a C2 level of English, a bachelor’s degree in any subject, and a TEFL certification.

Salary:

Online English teachers at Lingoda can set their own rates.

Experience:

To be an online English teacher at Lingoda, you’ll need a minimum of 2 years’ teaching experience.

Required teaching hours:

One of the best things about working for Lingoda is that there’s no minimum teaching hours. So, you’ll be able to fit classes in around you – amazing!

Types of students you’ll be teaching:

You’ll be teaching students of all ages.

 

Amazing Talker

Requirements:

Indian passport holders are required to have a TEFL certification, a bachelor’s degree, and an IELTS score of 8.0 or higher.

Salary:

You can set your own rates as an online TEFL teacher at Amazing Talker.

Experience:

To become an online English teacher at Amazing Talker, you’ll need a minimum of 2 years’ teaching experience.

Required teaching hours:

There are no specific teaching hours for online English teachers at Amazing Talker, so you can create your own schedule!

Types of students you’ll be teaching:

From older to younger students, you’ll be teaching a mixture of amazing people!

 

Want to work abroad instead? Then check out our top TEFL destinations for Indian passport holders here.

Good luck and happy TEFLing!

 

 

 

 

 

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