Bilingual Teaching Jobs From Home
If you are bilingual, teaching can be one opportunity to work at home.
At-home bilingual teaching jobs vary considerably. Some require a teaching certification and college degree, while others only require bilingual ability and teaching experience. This list of bilingual teaching jobs includes both kinds of positions.
For more educations jobs, see these online tutor jobs and these education-related, home-based jobs. Also, this list of resources for online teaching provides resources for finding teaching jobs—both work-at-home and in-person. For more types of bilingual jobs, see these lists of companies with bilingual, work-at-home jobs and bilingual home call center positions.
Connections Academy, a "school without walls," is a virtual educational program serving K–12 students throughout various states in a non-classroom-based environment. It hires certified teachers for online teaching jobs, including foreign languages such as German, French, and Spanish.
Teaching English by phone, goFLUENT seeks at-home native English speaking trainers who are bilingual in French, Italian, German, Russian, and Korean. They are hired only from Kansas, Missouri, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Canada, and pay begins at $16 per hour.
Chegg is an online platform that connects tutors with students. Tutors must be enrolled or have graduated from a four-year university to be eligible. Chegg offers tutoring in over 50 languages, so if you're bilingual, there's a good chance you can find an opportunity. You must sign up through Facebook, and the pay is $20 per hour.
Language instructors are among the teachers needed in the Johns Hopkins CTY programs for students in grades 2–12. Requirements include a bachelor's degree in an appropriate field and at least one year of teaching experience. Search "CTY" in John Hopkin's jobs database to find available opportunities.
K2 develops and implements online education at the K–12 level and occasionally has positions for language teachers with state certification. The company provides online education lessons instead of traditional public school lessons, and instructors receive health benefits (medical, dental, and vision), and a 401(k). Their benefits package is more comprehensive than most at-home bilingual teaching jobs.
Rosetta hires native speakers to facilitate language classes for beginner to advanced students. The job requires 10–12 hours of work per week and mostly entails one-on-one tutoring. The hours themselves will depend on the specific student's situation (such as timezone), so be prepared to be flexible with your schedule. Languages that Rosetta Stone seeks online tutors for include Vietnamese, Irish, Swedish, Arabic, Japanese, and Chinese.
TutaPoint is an online tutoring service that provides tutoring to elementary, middle, and high school students. There are no specific academic requirements, but tutors must have at least two years of tutoring or teaching experience to qualify. There are opportunities available to teach math or English to students whose native language is not English, but they require two years of ESL experience. Tutors, who are independent contractors, must commit to at least five hours per week, and pay begins at $14 per hour in addition to incentives.