SayABC provides an international learning experience to children in China between the ages of 7-9.Headquartered in Beijing, the company offers fully immersive one-to-many English language instruction provided online by highly qualified teachers.The curriculum is based on the U.S.Common Core State Standards and uses a flipped-classroom approach to foster creativity and critical thinking skills.
Backed by tier-one investors in China and in the US, SayABC is a dynamic and fast-growing online education platform that strives to bring the highest quality ESL learning experience to millions of young learners in China.SayABC serves students between 5-10 years old – a time when the brain is particularly receptive to language learning and social interactions.The team behind SayABC is a group of awesome, passionate, and somewhat dorky individuals, based in the bustling capital of China – Beijing.
SayABC is one of the leading companies in the online education market in China.Our goal is to give confidence to every child in China through the power of education.In order to make that happen, we have created a unique online platform of our own to teach English to children.This platform is designed to teach a maximum of 4 students per class, and they are packed full of fun and educational activities.Teachers are solely hired according to their fluency in English and the ability to teach, not according to their place of origin.
Online ESL Teacher Job Requirements
Native level of English – US, Canada, UK candidates preferred.
Bachelor Degree or higher or final year college student
Certificate in TEFL, TESOL, CELTA or any other relevant certificates are required.However, if you have teaching experience without TEFL, SayABC will give you a grace period to obtain one.
Relevant teaching experience is preferred
Desktop or Laptop with a fast Internet connection, camera, headphones
Native level of English (non-native speakers are welcome to apply, as long as their level of English is sufficiently proficient and their accent is native-like)
TECH REQUIREMENTS: You need to have at least an i5 gen CPU and 8gb of RAM since their platform is quite heavy and demanding
SayABC signs 3-month contracts with applicants who pass their screening process.Please inform SayABC 2 weeks in advance if you want to take time off during your contract.
Online ESL Teacher Salary and Compensation
Pay per class (40 min):
Regular classes: $15 base + $6 bonus; (you qualify for bonus simply by not having a no-show 9 classes in a row with the same group; after 9 classes with the same group, the “counter” resets and a new 9-class counter begins)
Trial classes: $15 base + $8 per kid who signs up (max is 4 students)
What’s the compensation and bonus structure?
Homeroom class – you will receive a $54 bonus after you have taught all 9 lessons in the unit where an extra $6 per lesson.However, it might be difficult to get the homeroom classes or to get booked for the early slots at the moment.To teach homeroom classes, you MUST open slots in pairs at the same time for 14 weeks head.If you can’t teach the same times on the paired days–you won’t get homerooms.
Trial class – you may get an $8.00 bonus if a student signs up for the lessons within 5 days, but it’s not necessarily easy to get that bonus.
Short notice class – You can receive $7.00 a class bonus.
Some teachers mentioned SayABC takes that $54 bonus away over the smallest things.However, an experienced teacher gave us a tip, “anytime they’ve tried to take mine away, I have gotten it back through screenshots of feedback and attendance.”
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