South African Online English Teacher (Kids and Adult Students)


Are you a passionate and enthusiastic English teacher who is looking for a rewarding and flexible career?

Live out your teaching passion from anywhere in the world, with the opportunity to grow your professional career and invest in your personal development at the same time. Join our team of experienced educators today!

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. $240 - $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:  
    • Immediate
  • Teaching Hours:  
    • Peak hours: Monday-Sunday, 12 PM to 4 PM SAST.
    • Minimum of 40 peak hours required per month.
    • Hours are not guaranteed.
  • Students:   
    • Teaching kids and adults based in Asia.
  • Contract type:
    • You will be contracted by The Really Great Teacher Company as an Independent Service Provider.
  • Location:  
    • Work from the convenience of your home.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completed Bachelors degree
  • Completed, accredited 120-hour TEFL, TESOL, TEYL, or CELTA
  • 1 year's online teaching experience
  • Computer literate 
  • No criminal record 

Tech Requirements

  • PC specifications:
    • Processor: Intel ® Core™ i5 CPU @2 GHz (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.
    • Back-up headset is highly recommended. 
  • Tidy, well-lit, and quiet teaching environment .