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    Online Teaching Jobs Philippines: Are you looking to become an online Filipino English teacher or simply looking for a home-based English teaching job in the Philippines? This article will benefit you as we will be covering 3 online teaching platforms for the Philippines and covering the requirements to be an online English teacher in the Philippines and the pay for each company.

    The platforms we will speak about today have some pros and cons depending on the type of teaching and the hours you are looking for. We always recommend looking at the latest reviews, speaking to other teachers and the company before applying.

    Online English Teaching Jobs Philippines


    What does 51Talk do?

    51Talk is perhaps one of the largest online platforms for Filipino English teachers. The students are Chinese learners and can be in one-to-one classes as well as small groups. 51Talk has been around for many years, and countless online English classes have been taken on this platform.

    Requirements For being a teacher with 51Talk Philippines

    Basic Qualifications

    • A bachelor’s degree
    • A teaching certificate like TESOL, TEFL, etc., or a professional teacher’s license is preferred.
    • A valid diploma or proof of graduation, NBI clearance, and a government-issued ID
    • Experience in teaching English to young learners or foreigners (ESL/EFL) is an advantage.
    • Proficiency in speaking the English language with a neutral accent


    • Availability to teach during peak hours (each lesson lasts 25 minutes):
    • 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Beijing Time (weekdays: Mondays to Fridays)
    • 9:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Beijing Time (weekends: Saturdays to Sundays)

    Technical Requirements

    • A desktop or laptop
    • A headset with an extended microphone and noise-canceling features
    • A high-definition (HD) external or integrated webcam (with at least 720p resolution)
    • A wired DSL Internet connection of at least 5 Mbps (LTE, USB sticks & wireless connections are not allowed)
    • CPU: Intel Core i3 6th gen and above / i5 to i7 4th gen and up / AMD A-Series A8 7500 and above / AMD Ryzen
    • Memory: At least 4GB of RAM with a minimum of 100GB free hard disk space available
    • Operating System: Windows 7 or above or Mac

    Teaching Environment

    • A quiet, clutter-free, and well-lit space in your home with a plain white background

    51Talk Pay Philippines

    The platform claims that top-performing English teachers earn 80,000 pesos per month, and the earnings are based on the number of successful sessions and your teaching performance. 51Talk recommends teachers open up their schedules in order to earn more.


    What is Palfish

    Palfish is a fun, and enjoyable application downloaded on your phone where teachers worldwide (including Filipinos) teach students who tend to be young Chinese learners. There are a few different ways to earn money on the pal fish app. The first method is by being a teacher on the official Philippines teacher course. The second is by free talk, where you set your own rate per minute.

    With free talk, the longer the conversation, the longer you get paid.

    Requirements For Being A Teacher With Palfish Philippines

    Palfish English Course (Philippines Teachers)

    • Hires English Teachers From The Philippines
    • Must Have A TESOL, TEFL, Or Teacher’s Certificate
    • Teach Children Ages 3 To 12

    Palfish pay Philippines

    If you become a teacher on the official English course for Filipino teachers, Palfish states that you can earn up to 268 PHP/Hour. If you decide to and through the “free talk” function, then it will fluctuate. The minimum rate you can set for a free talk on the Palfish platform is 0.8 RMB, around 6 pesos per minute (360 pesos per hour).

    PalFish is a growing platform, and there are lots of developments happening in the app, so rates may likely change slightly as we look into the near future.


    What is Acadsoc

    Acadsoc is a platform that focuses on one-to-one one to English classes in the Philippines. The platform proudly declares that they cater to over 14 million students. In recent years Acadsoc has grown branches across the Philippines, Hong Kong, London, and New York.

    Requirements For being a teacher with Acadsoc Philippines

    • A PC Or Laptop At Least Windows 7 / 4GB Ram
    • Has A Stable DSL, Broadband All Fibre Internet Connexion With 3 MBPS Download And 2 MBPS Upload.
    • HD Camera
    • Noise Cancelling Headphones
    • Quiet Working Environment

    Acadsoc pay Philippines

    Acadsoc advertises that new teachers are paid between 90 to 130 PHP/Hour. This amount could increase based on performance and attendance. They also advise that there are different types of bonuses and the top teachers earn 60,000 pesos per month. online Teaching Jobs Philippines.

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