Have you already got your TEFL certificate but don’t know what to do next to start teaching English online?
This course has been developed using the materials, resources, and experiences from our live TEFL Mentorship Program. We have had tremendous success in helping people just like you use their TEFL certificates to start careers as online English teachers. However, not everyone could devote the time to meet with us online every week to join these sessions so we have created this course that you can work through on your own time and at your own pace.
This course is broken down into 5 sessions, each covering an important step in preparing yourself for a career in teaching English online and should be completed in the order presented to achieve the best results.
Session 1 | Your motivation for teaching English online
Your first session will definitely help you find the motivation to become a successful TEFL teacher. Objectives outlining will help you get inspiration for TEFL teaching.
Session 2 | Resume and Introduction Video
Your teaching profile is the most important part to get right. Your profile is the first thing that potential employers will see. Did you know that employers take an average of 30 seconds to look through applications? In this session, you’ll learn how to make yourself stand out in front of the crowd. This will include your CV, cover letters, introduction videos, and profile pictures.
Session 3 | Interview Preparation
Online teacher interviews are a little different from what you’d expect in other industries. They are a vital part of the application process. Online companies are worldwide and they need to know that you’ll do a great job for them remotely. We’ll help you with your interview skills and let you know what to look out for and what they will expect from you. From mock lessons to freelance profile applications, you’ll be set!
Session 4 | Freelance Platforms
Once you get hired, it’s not over yet! As a freelance online teacher, you are new and without reviews. In this session, we’ll cover how to build your freelance profile and get a quality student database. You’ll also learn how to rate yourself in terms of cost and how to increase your hourly rates in time. You’ll also get to experience trial lessons in this one.
Session 5 | Other sources of income for online English teachers
Selling your time by the hour is not the only way to earn an income online. In this session, we talk about the different ways you can earn extra income working as an online English teacher.