This “get hired” guide, part of our Online Tutoring Bootcamp series, guides you through the whole PalFish application process – from creating your profile through to passing your demo class and attracting long term students on the platform!

Why work for PalFish?

Are you looking for a flexible, fun and no-prep online English tutoring opportunity you can teach from your phone? Become a kids English teacher with Palfish

Palfish is an innovative online English language app aimed at younger Chinese kids. Their fully developed curriculum incorporates fun games, songs, cartoon clips, Snapchat-style filters and interactive elements to engage kids in learning. For teachers, this means minimal preparation (all teaching slides are provided) and enjoyable, high energy teaching! 

Key benefits include:

  • Set your own schedule for students to book classes on a fortnightly basis
  • Incremental pay scale depending on the number of hours taught and bonuses ($14 – $23/ hour)
  • Minimal lesson prep required – all slides, games, etc. provided (just prepare some simple props)
  • Excellent induction and onboarding support via personal mentor, new tutors groups, etc. plus high quality ongoing training

What are the minimum requirements?

To be a PalFish Official Kids Course teacher you must:

  • Be a native English speaker from the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or the Philippines
  • Have a 120+ hours TEFL/ TESOL qualification (purchase here!) or nationally recognised teaching certificate
  • Be energetic, enthusiastic and passionate about teaching children!

Note: unlike many other companies, no degree is required for teaching with PalFish!

Who is this job suitable for?

  • Tutors who have the energy and enthusiasm to inspire younger kids
  • Tutors looking to teach from anywhere on their phone
  • Tutors who are willing to put extra effort into marketing yourself through their app (Instagram style – post pictures/ live videos, comment on students’ posts, record short story readings, etc)

How do I apply?

You can get started straight away and benefit from our individual coaching here! Don’t forget to also work through this free online course which guides you through the whole process and provides plenty of top tips to really boost your income on the platform.

About Instructor

Katie

Katie has taught English and Science at schools, summer camps and privately to students across China, working with every age group from young learners up to university preparation classes. Having achieved a PGCE (UK official teaching qualification) and 180-hour TEFL course, Katie is able to advise on both pedagogical theory and practical teaching techniques.

12 Courses

Not Enrolled

Course Includes

  • 5 Modules
  • 25 Lessons
  • 1 Quiz