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Part time Online English Tutor /Teacher / Educator (Work from Home)

Posted By: Alo7
Date: Tuesday, 21 November 2017, at 11:55 a.m.

This is a work from home opportunity where you can earn up to $22 per Hour. 

To Apply:

Please go to the following website to apply online:

https://tutor.alo7.com/

Company Summary:
Alo7.com was founded by Pengkai Pan, who holds a PhD from the MIT Media Lab. Its initial angel
investors included digital pioneer Professor Nicholas Negroponte, who is the MIT Media Lab
Founder, and several international venture capital companies.

Alo7 is the largest digital English Language Teaching (ELT) product and solutions provider in China,
with more than 10M registered users and more than 2,000 training school partners.
We are revolutionizing the way English is learned and taught throughout China, from how schools
are managed to how schools and homes are connected in the mobile Internet age.

Alo7 aims to be the largest online education platform by 2018, as large educational institutions in
China are all Alo7’s partners. Currently, these partner schools are using Alo7’s digital curriculum in
the classroom setting and have started to offer Alo7’s online tutoring services to their existing
student bases, with an aggregated number of users easily exceeding one million.

Job Description:

Tutors will teach English as a Second Language (ESL) to overseas students in China (age 5 to 15).
Tutors will be provided with the opportunity to experience Alo7’s cutting edge tutoring platform and
interactive content, which is easy to operate, fun and interactive, a combination of arts and
technology, and a reflection of MIT Media Lab experiences.

Tutoring sessions are mostly 1 to 3+ (1 tutor with 3 students +), or group sessions.
Tutors have the freedom of opening time slots during Peak tutoring time where the students are
available for tutoring. Like all tutoring work, bookings are done by end users, hence by schools for
this Alo7 opportunity. Unlike individual students, schools tend to book classes in bulk. Majority of
classes are booked for # of weeks at a time. For booked classes, if you can not make it, we do
require advanced notice so that these classes can be re-assigned to other tutors while you are on
leave.

The class you tutor is a review of what they've learned in the classroom. Such tutoring is very
important for the students as they are eager to learn from English speakers who speak English at
an idiomatic level.

Qualifications:
- Mother language must be English; must speak English at an idiomatic level and must be from US,
Canada, UK, Australia.
That means that you were born in and grew up in one of these countries. You can live anywhere in
the world, but having an accent from one of these 4 countries is a requirement. Most of your
students will go abroad to study in one of these 4 countries. That's why schools require tutors with
these accents.
- Must have completed a Bachelor's Degree or be enrolled in a 4 year college program
- If without a Bachelor's Degree and not enrolled in 4 year college program, we require an
Associate's Degree and a TESOL/TEFL certification
- Teaching or tutoring or educator experience is preferred, but not required
- Must enjoy working with children
- Must be friendly, sociable, dynamic, energetic, compassionate, patient, and detail-oriented
- Must enjoy teaching through digital media
- Knowledge of a foreign language is NOT required
If you don't know any other foreign language, you can still teach English, as we have all the
developed curriculum for you to use.

Position Requirements:
- A quiet room with good lighting
Network / Wifi Speed: at least 2Mbps / 2 Mbps (downlink and upper link)
You can check your speed using this link:http://beta.speedtest.net/ 
If your speed is not met, please talk to your internet service provider.
Camera: HD External camera or HD integrated camera (Most laptops have it)
Headset: Use a headset with a microphone, stable output and input

Tutoring Hours:
Your students will be based in Asia, and will be on Beijing time.
The peak tutoring hours are 6pm to 9pm Beijing time, every day of the week, which converts to
5:00am to 8:00am EST Normal time or  6:00am to 9:00am EST Daylight Savings time .
Available tutoring hours beyond the peak tutoring hours are 6:00pm to 8:00am EST on Friday and
Saturday during Normal Winter time, or 5:00pm to 9:00am EST on Friday and Saturday during DST.
This are the time ranges when the students are at home and can enjoy your tutoring services.

Generally:
If you are in USA, most available hours are in the early morning.
If you are in Asia, most available hours are at night.
If you are in Europe, most available hours are in the middle of the day.

Compensation:
This is an independent contractor position. You have the potential to earn between $15 and $22
USD per hour.

USD$7.5 per completed Class (Base pay) + Additional Service Fee 
Each class is 25 minutes long or $15 per 50 minute class as base rate. This base rate applies to
most programs.  

Top School Program where some tutors from top 100 universities in US or in the world (UK,
Canada, Australia) are invited to tutor this special Program. The base rate is $20 per 50 minute
class as base rate + Additional service fee. 

Additional Incentives to Independent Tutor for 1 to 3+ and 1 to Many Classes are provided.

1 to 3+ tutoring: up to 5% to 13.3% additional on top of the base Independent Contractor fee per
class. Each 1 to 3+ class can be paid up to $8.50 per 25 minute session.

For Top School Program, incentive is up to 10%. This can be paid up to $22 per 50 minute class. 

1 to Many classes: up to 25% additional on top of base Independent Contractor fee per class. The
definition of 1 to Many classes refers to the classes that students are sitting in an actual classroom
instead of logging in from home. Each 1 to Many Class can be paid up to $9.37 per 25 minute
session.

We also provide $5 for cancellation fee if parents / students cancel within 24 hours

For outstanding tutors who have some extra time during the day, we might offer other freelance
opportunities with ALO7, such as writing, presentation development, curriculum development. 
We also offer freelance opportunities like recruiter / trainer to highly qualified tutors if they are
willing to take on extra projects.

In general, the pay is about starts with USD$15 per 50 minutes to USD $22 per 50 minutes
Alo7’s Recruiting Process:

Please view our FAQ for details on the rest of our recruiting process, at:

https://support.alo7.com/hc/en-us/categories/115001461288-FAQs

If your time permits, we could bring you on board within a week or two.

Alo7 Links:

FAQ: https://support.alo7.com/hc/en-us/categories/115001461288-FAQs
http://tutor.alo7.com/alo7_recruitment
https://www.facebook.com/learnwithalo7/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtcI3eSqLArr_R0vTES4T6Q
Instagram:  alo7_onlinetutoring
Twitter: #Alo7English

To Apply:
Please go to the following website to apply online: hhttps://tutor.alo7.com/

Thank you for your interest in Alo7!

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