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  • Job opening for the summer 06/08/2018  8:49am

    Hi there,

    I posted 2 months ago about needing to pick up some flexible hours for work, through someone here I got a referral code for VIPkid (Chinese online tutoring company).

    I thought it was bullshit, it wasn't and I'm making over $1500 a month setting my own hours. I'm able to ALMOST pay all of my loans and rent off of ONLY VIPkid.

    I have a referral code blah blah blah, but honestly just wanted to share that it's not BS, it actually is a VERY real and VERY logical option for actors.

    Shoot me an email at vipkidhelper@gmail.com - I can guide you along the way of getting hired (it's genuinely not hard) and answer any questions you have.

    Beltbox

    Hey Beltbox, sent you an email!

    kdaily 06/11/2018  9:28am

    Me too!

    smoked87 06/11/2018  5:55pm

    YOOOOO this is TRUE. I've been teaching for them for a while and keep wondering why there aren't more MT peeps on this site.

    I used Hayley ^^^ to get hired and she was awesome and super helpful. The hiring process is a touch intense but it's cake after dat. I'd post my referral code too, but I'm not as experienced as H and I want you to get hired lol.

    You have to have a Bachelors degree, but I had only babysat (never tutored) and got hired in 4 days.

    whatareyousinging 06/12/2018  8:58am

    I don’t understand what I have to speak

    Sassyone 06/12/2018  1:58pm

    Chinesse?

    Sassyone 06/12/2018  2:37pm

    Hi! Nope, you are teaching English to chinese kiddos. They have basics "Hello", "Goodbye" but you're teaching them how to read. There's a curriculum that you follow. It's pretty straight forward.

    Beltbox 06/13/2018  1:50pm

    Emailed her and got hired within 4 days. Teaching my first 3 classes this weekend.




    TBH I hear a lot of people fail because they don't have someone helping them through the steps. Hayley was super helpful and I'm pretty sure I would've failed if she hadn't helped.

    Great for ADDITIONAL income, I wouldn't say it'll my primary source, but def. will help with loans (ugh).

    simplelittlefigs 06/13/2018  1:53pm

    I'm very interested in applying to this job! I've been looking for something that allows me to work at home, still make a decent wage, AND audition. Can you describe exactly what kind of work/teaching this job requires? Any help would be appreciated - thanks!

    GalindaWithAGah 06/14/2018  12:16pm

    just watch it with your taxes! same with Wag.

    since you are an independent contractor, you will get a 1099 and if you don't save appropriately, you will get fucked come tax season.

    fml 06/14/2018  9:25pm

    Just taught my first class! the kid was adorable and more polite than maybe any child I've ever met?! H is the best about emailing/support


    Def. true about taxes. I got fuuuuucked over 2 years ago when I was babysitting a ton for one family.

    UnitedStatesOfAudra 06/18/2018  11:19pm

    ^Also, my friend failed the interview portion, so it's definitely not a guarantee you'll be hired. They're pretty picky about who they choose. But if you have a degree and teaching experience (I was a camp counselor) that seems to help.

    Hayley (original poster) has more infooooo

    UnitedStatesOfAudra 06/18/2018  11:21pm

    Thanks for all the sweet words everyone!

    They are actively seeking teachers for the Fall, so applying now and getting into the swing of thing would set you up for some success in the fall.

    Email me vipkidhelper@Gmail.com and I'll be happy to help!

    Beltbox 06/25/2018  1:14pm

    Definitely not a guarantee. I have a teaching degree and didn’t get hired. They are looking for something extremely specific so follow the videos exactly—it’s not just teaching via Skype, they want you to have a “classroom”, props, rewards systems, etc. It’s much more tedious than I expected but it seems to work well for them and those who really fit that teaching mold.

    smoked87 06/26/2018  7:09pm

    Do you need to speak mandarin or Cantonese? Thanks

    Rosecat 06/27/2018  9:31am

    Hi guys!

    Just wanted to reach out to mention you do need to have some teaching experience to get hired! Getting a bunch of emails from people who don't have any camp counselor/tutor or teacher experience.

    As far as props and prep, the only thing I've ever bought to teach is a $4 white board from Staples! Like any job, there are requirements but again, it's completely flexible and can be done in your PJ's.

    Happy Summer!

    Beltbox 07/19/2018  8:28am