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About COREnglish

What services does COREnglish provide?

COREnglish provides online English learning services to students of all ages, it also provides online English teachers their ever growing list of clients.

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Can I apply if I don't have a Bachelor's degree?

Yes, you can apply if you don’t have a Bachelor’s degree.

Where do I have to live in to be eligible to work for COREnglish?

You can teach from anywhere in the world where you have a stable internet connection

Getting Started

What kind of equipment do I need?

– A computer with a webcam (HD webcam preferred).
– A headset with microphone.
– Stable Internet connection (wired connection preferred).
– Google Chrome browser

What kind of requirements does COREnglish need?

You can either be a student, a graduate, certified teacher or not. You can still apply with us. Here are some important factors, that are preferred but not mandatory. TESOL/TEFL/CELTA certification, or willingness to obtain one. You can join us with or without experience. Degree in any field (Preferred).

What is the hiring process like?

All of our hiring processes are fast and effective, usually we will start with either a tech check or a formal interview then a demo and training before you can start teaching.

How long is the contract for?

We require a 6-month minimum commitment from our applicants. The contract can be renewed if you wish to.


Why is the interview and demo so important?

The interview is very important as it, along with your qualifications, decides whether or not you will be accepted to work with COREnglish and it will determine your salary.

How can I pass my demo?

We motivate all our applicants to learn more about the TPR teaching method to have a successful demo.

How long is the interview?

It is usually no longer than 30 minutes.

How fast will I know if I passed?

You will know in less than 24 hours if you passed your interview or demo.

Becoming a teacher

How many students do I teach in each class?

It depends in the program you get into, our classes are usually 1v1 or 1v6

Do I need to prepare teaching materials?

Not at all and that is why it’s so great!  Our curriculum is already designed for every class. We recommend teachers to briefly review the materials we send them via email or in their platforms.

What kind of teaching platform will we use?

You will use a variety of platforms depending on the program you get into but the most common are ClassIN and Baija cloud

Do teachers always teach the same students?

No, teachers will have different students from week to week unless the students ask to have classes only with the same teacher during their learning period.



What is the payment?

As an independent contractor, your payment or “service fee” is calculated on a per-class basis (scheduled in 25-minute slots or 45 minute slots) Payment range will be sent to the candidates via email. 45 minute slots are paid as one hour. Two 25 minute slots are paid as an hour.

How much tax do I have to pay?

As independent contractors, for bad or good, you are responsible for your own taxes in accordance with individual tax jurisdictions or state laws.

When and how will teachers be paid?

Teachers are paid through direct bank deposits or via PayPal between the 10th – 15th of each month.

How are teaching hours counted?

Usually our cut offs are every last day of the month, unless advised otherwise. Therefore, you will count all the hours done within that time frame.


How long is each class ?

It depends, but usually 25 minutes or 45 minutes long.

Can you guarantee my bookings?

Since we deal directly with the schools we control the booking rates so we can guarantee your bookings. 

What hours could teachers pick ?

Teachers can pick any hours within this time frame: 6 pm Beijing time – 11.30 pm Beijing time Monday – Sunday.

What are the minimum working hours per week?

We require a minimum of 20 hours per week.