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Where is Vipkid located?

San Francisco, California

How do I contact Vipkid?

Contact VIPKID Via Email If you have yet to sign your contract, the best way to contact VIPKID is through email. You can contact VIPKID via email using this address: [email protected] I want to state that in my experience, there have been times when I have emailed VIPKID with a question and they didn’t respond.

How do you do Vipkid taxes?

Filling Out Your W-9 Form Prior to signing your contract, VIPKID will require that you submit your tax information, which comes in the form of a W-9. Since we are independent contractors, we fill out a W-9 form rather than a W-2. Before working with VIPKID, I had never filled out a W-9 form.

Is Vipkid a Chinese company?

VipKid is a website that pays ESL teachers to teach kids in China through video calls. It was started in 2013 by Cindy Mi and Jessie Chen, and has since grown rapidly and attracted major investors – including Kobe Bryant! If you are the teacher-type, VipKid is an opportunity that’s definitely worth looking into.

How much can you realistically make with VIPKid?

Your base rate will vary, depending on your experience and your first interview. It will be between $7- $9 USD per 25-minute class. This means that you can make a base rate of $14 – $18 USD per hour. Continue reading to check out the VIPKid Bonuses!

How long does VIPKid hiring process take?

1-2 weeks

Is magic ears better than VIPKid?

Magic Ears has been a popular platform that many VIPKid teachers switched to. They are a 1-4 platform with a slightly higher average pay rate and a different curriculum. They also don’t require secondary rewards and excessive props. If you’re interested in Magic Ears you can sign up here.

How much can you make per month with Vipkid?

VIPKID can look just about however you want it to: You can turn it into a full-time job and work all hours of the night, earning $4,000 per month. Or you can do what I do and teach a few hours each morning, earning between around $150 and $700 per month depending on your schedule.

Do you have to wear an orange shirt for VIPKid?

Orange T-shirt is not a requirement. However, we would like to suggest a professional dressing will help you have a better interview even teaching experience. Orange is no longer required. Any solid color shirt works fine.

Does Vipkid check your degree?

Since they don’t ask for proof of a degree right off the bat, it has applicants wondering, “does VIPKID check for a degree?” The answer is yes, VIPKID does check your degree. VIPKID spends 7-10 days checking all of your documents to make sure you qualify before you can begin teaching.

Does Vipkid provide lesson plans?

Keeping time management in mind, VIPKid provides lesson plans for you and leads interactions with the parents (let that one sink in). You just need a computer, a good Internet connection, and your teaching passion!

Is it hard to get a job at Vipkid?

A big reason why is a lot of actual certified ESL teachers with multiple years of experience work here and if you are someone with teaching experience and a random degree that got hired (like me) then it is very difficult to get booked. Also, the interview process is very long and takes money to pass.

Do I need a headset for Vipkid?

Use a headset with a microphone and stable output and input. You can test your microphone and sound inside the VIPKid classroom by clicking “Settings.”

What are the requirements to be a Vipkid teacher?

Requirements to Teach For VIPKid

  • a current resident of the US or Canada (they cannot hire people in California currently)
  • Any “formal” or “informal” teaching experience such as mentoring, tutoring, coaching, or alternative education.
  • have a Bachelor’s degree in any field.