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Online TEFL teaching opportunities from home


As employers have had to adapt their working practices due to restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic to keep their businesses profitable, employees have been given the opportunities of hybrid or home working. This has been a game-changer for a lot of the population and has changed the working landscape forever.

A great way to capitalise on this and work from the comfort of your own home – whilst making a positive impact on others and earning an excellent salary – is to train to be an online TEFL teacher. Here at TEFL UK, we are passionate about training people to deliver the highest quality of English teaching to both children and adults overseas and as such, have the perfect course for you – whether you have a degree or not. Let’s take a look….

20hr teaching English online course

If working as an English teacher online from home, appeals to you, then the next step is to gain your accredited online Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) qualification – starting with the 20hr teaching English online course. A professional development course for successful online English teaching, this particular course provides you with everything you could possibly need to start your new career, including:

  • Four modules – teaching English online, typical questions about teaching English online employers/providers, qualities of a competent and effective online teacher, and facilitating successful learning via your teaching platform
  • Study from your home, anywhere in the world, on a laptop, tablet or mobile
  • Finding out what works and what doesn’t work in online teaching
  • Learn how to encourage student participation
  • Includes bonus lesson planning E-book when you complete the course, to get you ready for teaching
  • Over 2,500 online teaching jobs available every month
  • Know what to expect – from the interview process to course materials
  • Lifetime access to learning resources
  • Includes reflective personal development plan

You also benefit from the fact that this course has been written by qualified and experienced TEFL teachers, who know exactly what is required to teach English to both adults and children based overseas.

Opportunities to teach English online from home with TEFL UK

There are currently a number of opportunities for teaching English online from home with us, including:

As a leading institution in business English mentoring aimed at business professionals, they deliver English training to companies and individual clients under ‘corporate training.’ Designed for professionals that need English for work reasons, there are also preparatory courses for standard English proficiency tests, including the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

With these teaching opportunities, you can teach online to small classes of adults – including 1-to-1 and group settings (up to 10) – with a six-month minimum contract and structured curriculum provided (Oxford Business Results Methodology).

RGTC are looking for TEFL-trained educators to join their fast-growing online teaching community – from the comfort of your own home. There is easy onboarding and training, with the opportunity to learn and grow into a positive working atmosphere.

A post with Idioma Internacional allows you to help develop students’ English language skills, providing a gateway for job opportunities in the Costa Rican economy. You would be responsible for teaching corporate executives, technical high school students, and government-sponsored scholarship recipients.

It’s important that, before applying for any online position, you check what the requirements are for each role, so you know that you are the best candidate.

Benefits of teaching English online course

There are a number of benefits to teaching English online:

  • Teach the subject you are passionate about
  • Teach self-designated content
  • Teach live online sessions
  • Set your own schedule
  • Innovative teaching platform – interactive, learner-centric teaching environment
  • Set your own lesson price
  • Reach young learners are the world!

Can I teach English online without a degree?

It is possible to teach English online without a degree and there are plenty of opportunities available.

TEFL UK courses are available to all learners, regardless of having a degree or not. These include:

  • 120hr Professional TEFL – for first-time teachers, no experience needed
  • 140hr Combined TEFL – blended course, online learning and teaching experience
  • 150hr Advanced TEFL – teach TEFL to children, adults and exam classes
  • 170hr Combined TEFL – advanced blended course, online learning and teaching practice
  • 220hr Specialist TEFL – teach TEFL to children, adults and business English
  • 240hr Combined TEFL – teach TEFL to children, adults, exam classes, business English and teaching practice
  • 70hr Business English – teach in the corporate sector or set up your own school
  • 20hr How to Teach Grammar course – plan and deliver high-quality grammar sessions
  • 20hr Teaching Practicum – for gaining real, practical teaching experience

All of our TEFL UK courses are government recognised and are UK Register of Learning Providers (UKRLP) and Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) approved. For further information or to enrol on our 20-hour online English teaching course, contact us on 0800 368 9848 or email us at [email protected].