Online ESL Teacher Job Description

An Online ESL Teacher is someone who teaches English online to non-English speakers.

Some online ESL teachers require a bachelors degree, TEFL certification, and a few years of teaching experience.

Some online ESL teachers are onsite at language schools where they work as instructors or tutors, while others may be self-employed and teach from their own homes.

An online ESL teacher may work at language schools, public schools, private language schools, or at online language schools.

An online ESL teacher must complete a background check, fingerprinting, and TB testing before they start teaching.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for Online ESL Teachers to help us teach English to students from all over the world. We need teachers who are native English speakers and who have experience teaching English as a second language. If you're interested in helping us, please send us your CV and a cover letter.

Online ESL Teacher Duties:

  • Collaborate with customer service representatives to provide effective customer service
  • Maintain professional, courteous, and polite interactions with clients
  • Respond to client inquiries in a timely manner
  • Meet or exceed set performance standards, including, but not limited to, sales, client retention, and referrals
  • Provide accurate, detailed, and concise information to clients
  • Establish, maintain, and continually improve relationships with clients
  • Initiate and maintain positive client relationships
  • Provide ongoing feedback to management regarding customer issues and satisfaction
  • Oversee all activities related to billing, invoicing, and processing account transactions
  • Maintain accurate client records
  • Maintain client files and complete client documentation (e.g., contracts, signatures, etc.)
  • Provide input to management regarding customer issues
  • Troubleshoot client problems
  • Provide feedback

Online ESL Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage the ESL classroom and students, including providing clear instructions, delivering effective feedback and providing opportunities for students to practice English communication
  • Monitor classroom progress and performance, and inform students’ parents on progress
  • Develop ways to engage students, including by implementing original lesson plans and activities; monitoring and assessing students’ progress; and addressing individual student needs
  • Provide constructive feedback to students, and monitor and adjust lessons and activities as needed
  • Maintain classroom and online materials
  • Create and maintain a learning plan for each enrolled student
  • Maintain an online file of student records
  • Ensure a safe environment for students, and report any safety hazards
  • Use technology systems to communicate effectively with students, parents, and school officials

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Native English speaker
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Strong understanding of American culture and English language
  • Comfortable with computers and online teaching software
  • Excellent academic skills

[Company Name] is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to build a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from all types of people, from all walks of life. We're committed to equality and providing opportunities for everyone.

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