10 Companies To Teach English Online Without a Degree

If you are a pro in English and wish to work with your comfort zone at home or in your bed, then teaching English online can be the most apt thing for you. With the increasing culture of working overseas, people are always at their toes with English. Learning English online has got pace in recent years with a sudden spike amidst this pandemic. So, teaching English online can be a platform if you are passionate about teaching and well versed with this language.

Teaching with or without a degree?

One of the biggest misapprehensions about teaching English online is that you can do so only with a degree in your hand. Yes, it’s a very big fact which many people are unaware of. You do not necessarily have a degree to teach English online. There are many online platforms which let you teach even without a degree. A TEFL Certification course can help you provide with all the required training and qualifications.

Can you teach without a TEFL Certificate?

If that comes to your mind then my suggestion to you would be that it’s better to go ahead after doing TEFL Certification online course. The reason for the same is that the majority of the online teaching platforms require this. Moreover in this open job market with a large number of competitors it is always good to have certification courses that help you to make your own stand.

So let us take a look at a few of the platforms that help you with this online teaching.

1. Palfish

Palfish is one of the best platforms for teaching online without a degree. It works through an app. It provides you with the opportunity of FreeTeaching English as a Foreign Languagetalk Teacher and Official Kids Course Instructor. You can teach both one on one or a large group of people. It’s suitable for both adults and kids.

Requirements: 

  • Must have TEFL Certificate
  • Good communication skills and passion for teaching

      Hours: 

  • No fixed time duration for regular teachers
  • 10 hours per week for Official Kids Course

Payment:

  • For free talk you can set your own payment generally between $10-$18 / hour
  • Kids Course: Up to $22/hrs.

2. Cambly

It provides conversation based or chat based classes via webcam for all the students of all ages. No experience is required.

Requirements: 

  • Must be a native English speaker
  • Good internet connection with a laptop

Hours: 

  • No maximum or minimum hours

Payment:

  • $0.17/ min
  • $10.20/hr

3. SkimaTalk

SkimaTalk is a platform which generally caters to adult students from all over the world. It offers one to one conversational classes. Students can choose a tutor as per choice. The classes last for 25mins.

Requirements: 

  • Native English Speaker from English speaking country
  • Teaching experience is preferred

Hours: 

  • No maximum or minimum hours 

Payment:

  • You can set your own payment, Skima keeps 20%

4. iTalki

iTalki provides a platform where you can teach all languages to all age groups of people globally. You only need to build a profile which attracts clients and you can charge according to your wish.

Many tutors also provide multiple training and editing/proofreading services as well. iTalki provides more flexibility as compared to different other online teaching websites.

Requirements: 

  • Must be a native speaker in the language teaching
  • 18+ years of age
  • Supporting apps skype, hangouts, facetime and QQ

Hours: 

  • No min or max time duration, anytime as per your choice

Payment:

  • You are free to set your own pay rate, iTalki keeps 15%

5. Lingoda

It’s one of the leading online learning sites in Europe providing lessons in English, German, French and Spanish. Students can learn in small groups or private classes and the lessons are made available to the teachers. You can work from anywhere if you possess a good internet connection. It promotes adult students.

Requirements: 

  • Must have TEFL or ESL Certificate
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Ready to work legally as a freelancer
  • Native speaker of the language teaching

Hours: 

  • No fixed time duration 

Payment:

  • 9-13 euros/hr, varies according to the language you are teaching

6. Open English

Open English is an English school based on Latin America. It provides 24/7 interaction and content for students of all age groups. Students are taught one to one or in small groups. If you are applying for the same, knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese language can be an add-on.

Requirements: 

  • Must be an American native English speaker
  • Able to work in US legally
  • Spanish or Portuguese knowledge would be a preference

Hours: 

  • 10-24 hrs a week

Payment:

  • $8-$13 / hour

7. Amazing Talker

Amazing Talker could be one of the best options for you as it provides 25 mins trial classes and 50 mins full classes to students of all age groups. Students can go through all the profiles and can chat to see if it’s a suitable match for their requirements.

Requirements: 

  • Must have TEFL Certificate
  • Teaching experience preferred
  • Native English Speaker

Hours: 

  • No fixed time duration 

Payment:

  • Free to set your own pay rate of which 15% is kept with Amazing Talker 

8. Preply

Preply lets the students choose their own tutors. The teachers are required to make their profile with pricing and schedule to attract students to their profile. You should be a fluent speaker and have a passion to teach.

Requirements: 

  • Must be a fluent speaker
  • Must have completed teacher profile to grab the students’ attention

Hours: 

  • No fixed time duration 

Payment:

  • You can set your own rate where preply keeps 18-33%

9. Tutlo

Tutlo provides flexibility to both teachers and students. Both can login and start as per their convenience. It provides courses for adults, students and business learners. The lessons on Tutlo are available from 7:00a.m to 10:00p.m which lets the students log in anytime and start. Same is the way for teachers. They can login anytime and get the slots fixed by the students as per their schedule.

Requirements: 

  • Must have TEFL Certificate
  • Required Native Speakers from UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, Australia
  • 6 months teaching experience

Hours: 

  • No fixed time duration, available between 7:00 am to 10:00 pm

Payment:

  • $5-$11 USD / hour

10. Lingolive

This is the platform which provides the business professionals to come up. Teachers get the opportunity to teach the professionals who are willing to learn for their job or work. The learners can be tech professionals, engineers or marketing executives. You teach a 45mins lesson and provide feedback to the learners based upon their area of interest.

Requirements: 

  • Must have done a TEFL Certification Course, a degree or 5+ yrs of experience
  • Teaching or tutoring experience

Hours: 

  • Flexible timings according to your convenience

Payment:

  • $15-$18 USD per 45 min lesson