Teacher Application Process
VIPKID Jobs - English Teacher - Job Application
Update! Common Application Errors
We are seeing a lot of teachers miss out on teaching with VIPKID because of these simple entry errors!
You can correct the Basic Info later in the interview process,
But you have to enter these values to even pass onto the Information Page.
If you are about to graduate,
indicate you already have.
Your information is not verified until you upload your documents.
You can pass the demo class, prepare your materials and then upload your diploma once you graduate.
Otherwise, you will not be able to start the process before graduation.
Everyone who is good with kids has 2 years of teaching experience or more!
What is most important is that you can engage and educate children.
Find 2 years of experience in your background.
"I taught elementary school-age children to read and write in English. We also practiced phonics with neutral English accents."
Location: "ABC Elementary School, USA"
Teacher Interview and Demo
Advice and Insights
Make sure you're ready
Ensure your background is exciting, your incentives are fun, and your internet connection is strong.
Students learn by repetition
Make sure all key vocab words are repeated at least 3x times! Correct errors in grammar or phonics quickly and ensure students say the words correctly.
Add Energy and Clapping!
Make sure you SMILE way more than you think is natural! Engage the student and enjoy teaching them.
Few pass the very first time!
VIPKID uses the application and demo as a way of sculpting their new teachers. Incorporate the feedback from the first interview or demo into a strong second try!
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High Energy and Smile!
Repeat, Repeat, Repeat
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A headset with a boom microphone is a must have.
This simple and effective model is enough for most teachers.
It has soft ear pads, noise canceling controls, and is durable for travelers.
You need a light. Period.
Without a light, your face will always have a shadow and parents will complain.
This 36 LED light is inexpensive but still bright enough to keep you well-lit. Lightweight and perfect for world travelers or home use.
Don't look down at your kids while teaching!
This foldable computer stand is highly recommended for everyone to ensure proper screen angle and is a must have for traveling teachers.
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