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Online Teaching Jobs USA

Here are 6 online teaching jobs available in the United States.

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6 USA online teaching jobs

  1. InstaEDU: offers tutors who currently attend or have graduated from a top 25 U.S. university and demonstrated strong teaching abilities.

    InstaEDU's list of top 25 universities include Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Columbia, Stanford, MIT, Cal Tech, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, Duke, Dartmouth, Northwestern, Johns Hopkins, Wash U in St. Louis, Brown, Cornell, Rice, Vanderbilt, Notre Dame, Emory, Berkeley, Georgetown, Carnegie Mellon, USC, UCLA, University of Virginia, and Wake Forest.

    Benefits:

    • $20 per hour, in one-minute increments.
    • Paid after every lesson: typically receive your money within a day.
    • No minimum time commitment.

    Requirements:

    • Attending or have graduated from a top 25 U.S. university.
    • Demonstrate teaching ability via a video interview.

    Subjects taught:

    • Math
    • English
    • Science: Physics, Chemistry, Biology.
    • Languages: Spanish, Chinese, French, Italian, German, etc.
    • and many other K-12 academic subjects.
  2. EduCare: provides live, online, instant and scheduled online tutoring to students at various academic levels.

    Benefits:

    • $12 to $15 per hour, depending on experience.
    • Pay increases based on performance.
    • Training to learn curriculum and become an effective instructor.

    Requirements:

    • Experience teaching, tutoring, counseling or coaching.
    • High SAT, ACT or GRE scores (95th percentile).
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to engage a student's attention.

    Subjects taught:

    • Basic math.
    • Algebra, Calculus, Geometry, Pre Calculus, Trigonometry.
    • Probability and Statistics.
    • GMAT, GRE, SAT, TOEFL.
  3. TutaPoint.com: provide live, internet-based, one-on-one tutoring services in high school level (grades 9 to 12) Math, Science and languages to students in the United States and Canada.

    Benefits:

    • Starting at $12 per hour of tutoring
    • Bonuses and performance incentives.
    • Ongoing training and support.
    • Flexible schedule.
    • Work from home or even a college dorm.

    Requirements:

    • U.S. resident with valid Social Security number.
    • Enrolled in or have graduated from an American or Canadian college or university.
    • Minimum of five hours of online tutoring per week, during the academic year.
    • Complete a final video interview.
    • Criminal background check.

    Subjects taught:

    • Math: Geometry, Algebra, Calculus, Statistics, etc.
    • English, Creative Writing, British Literature.
    • Science: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, etc.
    • Languages: Spanish, Mandarin.
  4. Kaplan: provides K12 programs, higher education programs, test preparation, English language programs and professional education programs.

    Kaplan was founded in 1938 and is part of the Washington Post Company. It has over 31,000 employees and 2010 revenue of $2.9 billion.

    Tip: When you search job openings, select 'Virtual' in the 'City' box to refine your search to just online work from home jobs.

    Benefits:

    • Medical and dental insurance.
    • Paid time off.
    • 401(k) saving plan.
    • Cash balance pension plan.
    • Long-term care insurance.

    Requirements:

    • Some jobs require a Masters degree, while others require a doctoral degree.
    • 1 to 5 years professional and/or teaching experience.

    Subjects taught:

    • K-8 Math, Reading, Writing.
    • Accounting
    • Entrepreneur
    • Health Sciences
    • Sociology/Anthropology
    • and many other subjects.
  5. EduWizardS: provides an online platform connecting K-12 and college students with online tutors.

    EduWizardS provide a whiteboard and voice software for teachers to communicate with students, and share documents and websites.

    EduWizardS is an Indian based company with an office in New Jersey, USA.

    Benefits:

    • You set your hourly rates.
    • You may choose which students to accept.
    • Work available 24 hour a day, 7 days a week.

    Requirements:

    • 25% transaction fee.
    • Bachelor's degree or higher.
    • Submit your qualifications for review.

    Subjects taught:

    • K-8: Art, Computers, Geography, History, Languages, Math, Music, Reading, Writing, Science, Test Prep, etc.
    • Year 9-12: AP Exams, Art, Business Studies, Computers, Economics, English, Geography, History, Languages, Math, Music, Reading, Writing, Science, Test Prep, etc.
    • College: Arts, Business Studies, Computers, Engineering, Languages, Math, Science, Statistics, etc.
    • English as a Second Language.
  6. Tutor.com: provide 24/7 online tutoring to K-12 and first year college students.

    Tutor.com is a New York based company founded in 1998. In 2007 it received $13.5 million in funding. It's also been featured in numerous major media outlets.

    I think it's safe to say Tutor.com is a legitimate online tutoring company. :-)

    Tutor.com has a nice little counter at the top of the page showing more than 7.9 million tutoring sessions and counting. Impressive!

    Benefits:

    • Set your own hours.
    • Pay is based on the subjects tutored and the number of hours tutored.

    Requirements:

    • Live in the United States and have a Social Security number.
    • Possess strong content knowledge in English, Math, Science or Social Studies at the level you wish to tutor.
    • College Sophomore or Higher or have graduated from an accredited U.S. or Canadian University.
    • A college degree is required to tutor Accounting, Economics, Finance, College Essay Writing or College Statistics.
    • You must have a computer running Windows XP, Vista or 7, and minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768 to run Tutor.com's classroom software.

    Subjects taught:

    • Math, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus, Statistics.
    • English, Essay Writing.
    • Science, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics.
    • Social Studies.
    • Accounting, Economics, Finance.
    • College Essay Writing, College Statistics.

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