South African Online English Teacher (Kids and Adult Students)


Earn an income while you inspire and educate young curious minds!

If you think you have what it takes (and we think you do), come join our team. 

Work from the comfort of your own home. We’ll provide you with the best teaching schedules to suit your time.

An opportunity with us also includes:

  • EASY ONBOARDING & TRAINING: We will help you every step of the way with advice and training to allow you to be confident in setting yourself up to be a GREAT teacher from lesson one.
  • WORK FROM HOME: No more commuting! Do truly inspiring work and have the right work-life balance that suits you.
  • EXPLORE THE WORLD: Meet students from across the globe and explore their cultures from the comfort of your home.
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Our Inspiration Academy has free courses available to all, in various fields of study, to aid your professional growth at your pace.
  • PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT: Through our Evolve Program, you can enjoy wellness, fun, and community events, from the comfort of your own home.
  • REMUNERATION (USD$): $6 per hour. $285 - $715 per month - It all depends on the schedule you choose.

While a completed TEFL certification is essential for your application, if you don't have one yet, there's no need to worry. We provide an in-house, globally recognized 120-hour TEFL course, which is essential for building a successful career as an online English teacher. To learn more about our TEFL 120hr Accredited program, please visit our website.

Position Details

Start Date: 

  • Immediately upon the completion of the recruitment process.

Teaching Hours:  

  • Mon- Fri 12:30 - 15:30 SAST (afternoon shifts only).
  • Weekend blocks: 2h30-6h30, 07h30-09h30, 12h30-15h30 SAST.
  • Set rotation, set off days.
  • For February 2024 ONLY - additional classes are available from 07h30-16h30 (Mon-Fri) and 02h30-16h30 (Weekends) SAST.
  • You get paid for the hours that you teach.
  • Approximately 30 hours per week depending on your chosen shift schedule.


  • Teaching kids and adults based in Asia.

Contract type:

  • You will be contracted by The Really Great Teacher Company as an Independent Service Provider.


  • Work from the convenience of your home.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completed Bachelor's degree.
  • Completed, accredited 120-hour TEFL certification or equivalent.
  • Experience teaching children is advantageous.
  • Computer literate.
  • No criminal record.

Tech Requirements

PC specifications:

  • Processor: Intel ® Core™ i5 CPU @2.0GHz (4 CPUs) or greater. 
  • Memory: 8GB RAM or greater.

Backup power:  

  • Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) with a battery life of up to 4-5 hours (2000VA) (or willing to purchase before commencing teaching). This is applicable and a non-negotiable requirement for candidates based in a country where regular power interruptions occur.

A stable fibre internet connection: 

  • At a minimum of 20 Mbps upload and download speeds. 
  • PC is connected via a LAN cable and not via a Wi-Fi connection.  

Noise-cancelling headsets and HD web camera:

  • Backup headset is highly recommended. 

Tidy, well-lit, and quiet teaching environment.