Are you looking to turbocharge your teaching skills and give yourself a leg up in an increasingly competitive job market for teaching English online? ITA's state-of-the-art 30-Hour Teaching English Online Course provides the top-quality instruction, content, and resources you need to achieve these goals.
With nearly 2 billion people learning English worldwide and the explosion of online learning, teaching English online offers fantastic opportunities for first-time and experienced TEFL-certified teachers.
Not only are there countless opportunities that offer good pay & benefits, but teaching online offers fantastic flexibility and convenience that enables ITA graduates to teach online from virtually anywhere on the globe either as a part-time or full-time job. You can start teaching English online before you go abroad to help you cover start-up costs, or even teach full-time from your home country.
By completing this exclusive TEO specialty course, you will:
Part-time, 2-week online course that requires 12-15 hours of work a week.
Learn from the best to become the best online English tutor possible. Interact with your Master's or Ph.D.-prepared professor during live instruction and office hours.
Earn a digital certificate upon completion of your teaching English online course.
Our teaching English online course is designed is ideal for students who are TEFL certified and would like:
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If you’re not yet TEFL certified, consider bundling the Tutoring English course with our 11-week part-time or 4-week full-time TEFL certification course. Benefits of bundling include:
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Strong Alumni Network in 80+ Countries
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This teaching English online course has been specially designed to provide all course graduates with the tools to succeed as professional online English teachers. It incorporates the latest in teaching methodology and best practices. It will also prepare you to Teach English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) to children or adults online.
Throughout this course, students will learn various pathways and methods of online delivery, as well as how to develop an online presence as an English teacher. They will also learn best practices for planning and delivering online language instruction.
Learn more: Teaching English Online Class Syllabus for a full, comprehensive overview of the course content including chapter breakdowns, task outlines, grading scales, and course policies.
2 weeks part-time (typically 12-15 hours per week of work).
This course includes 30 hours of online coursework, which includes readings, tasks, and peer participation. You will receive a separate digital certificate from what you receive for your standard TEFL course.
Classes are capped at 20 students to ensure personal attention and maintain the highest standards of instruction.
Teachers learn from other teachers and students learn from other students. This class is designed to facilitate more peer-to-peer interaction than ITA's standard 170-Hour Online TEFL Class, both in chats and through videos, which all students are required to make and share.
This course features live lectures, webinars & chats, however, there is no required live time, and students can access recorded elements on the course website.
Teaching English online is a very visual experience for both teachers and students. This Teach English Online Certification Course incorporates a wide array of video demonstrations so that students can gain critical insights into all aspects of teaching English online from error correction to use of props, as well as a clear picture of how major platforms work & operate.
This course will be delivered entirely online through the course management system Moodle. In Moodle, students will access online lessons, course materials, tasks, and resources. All tasks will be posted in an online forum or taken as an online quiz.
To complete this course, you must have a method to record and upload video to the internet. Common recording tools include a webcam, smartphone, or tablet. The equipment you use must provide a decent picture and sound quality. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that they meet this requirement prior to enrollment. Extensions on tasks will not be given to students because of technology problems.
All of your course reading materials, assignments, and quizzes will be available to you online. However, you can purchase a copy of the course textbook if you choose.
IMPORTANT: Before enrolling, we strongly recommend that you are concurrently enrolled in an accredited TEFL certification, are already certified, or have experience teaching ESL. Not yet TEFL certified? Get in touch with us. You can bundle our TEFL certification course with this specialty course and save an additional $75.
International TEFL Academy's Lifetime Job Guidance and support, access to our alumni community, and our high-quality accreditation are only available to students and alumni of our online and in-person standard TEFL certification courses.
Teaching English online in a virtual setting requires a unique skill set. From the use of technology to lesson planning, take your online teaching skills to a new level that will serve both you and your students.
Employers and students want to hire the best teachers with the highest levels of skills and training. Set yourself apart from thousands of other English teachers looking to teach English online who only possess a regular TEFL certification and no specific training for online teaching.
Many online teaching companies use reviews as a basis for their pay scales. Enhancing your skills to get better reviews is a great way to increase your pay as an online English teacher. Also, students (or their parents) typically choose and hire teachers based on reviews along with resumes.
The fast-growing market for online teaching is booming and becoming more competitive every day. Get an overview of the online teaching field, including online teaching positions, best online teaching practices, and carefully-curated materials all designed to make you a more effective online language instructor.
Alyssa Kronlund, ITA's Teaching English Online Course Instructor.
Alyssa has been with ITA since 2018. She has an MA in TESOL and a BS in Spanish Education. She's taught English in South Korea and Macau, and has traveled to over 35 countries.
In addition to finding an accredited institution, know that when it comes to teaching English online courses, you get what you pay for. At International TEFL Academy, you’ll learn from and interact with master’s and Ph.D. level instructors who have been in your shoes - having each taught abroad for at least one year. To become an online English teacher of the highest quality, you need to learn from and gain feedback from the best - as opposed to watching pre-recorded videos with little interaction.
In order to teach English online successfully, you'll need a TEFL certificate, a laptop with a webcam, and a fast and reliable Internet connection. Taking an additional Teaching English online specialty course will further your skills, help you build credibility, and stand out in a competitive market.
Yes, you can teach English online without a degree! Even if some of the major online teaching companies require a degree, there are many that don't as long as you have the appropriate training provided by this course and a TEFL certification.