For the millions of teachers across the United States, the arrival of summer could be the perfect opportunity to pick up a short-term gig and make some extra money. And with all of the work-from-home opportunities out there, you don’t even have to leave the comfort of your home to make it happen. A laptop and Internet connection are all you need!
Whether you’re interested in landing an online job, a remote position, or part-time work, you can put your classroom experience and education degree to good use with these unique work-from-home opportunities. Here are seven you should consider this summer:
In this role you’ll work one-on-one with global students who want to learn a new language. VIPKID is one company looking to hire teachers to work 7.5 hour per week to provide personal language classes for a six-month period. You can make up to $22 per hour and work on weekends, if that’s preferable. See the listing at Remote.co.
Universities across the country are looking for educators to lead online courses, fill adjunct instructor positions, and work as teaching assistants. You can see listings for positions at John Hopkins University, Grand Canyon University, the University of Maryland University College, and more at Remote.Co, HigherEd Jobs, and Indeed.
Pearson is hiring writing tutors to work 8-19 hours per week on a term-by-term basis, including summers. These positions offer instructors the chance to work with all education levels including college students, high school students, and other individuals. See the listing at Remote.co.
Graduate School Exam Prep Tutor
You’ll prep lessons and provide one-on-one tutoring sessions to students preparing for the GMAT, GRE, and MCAT exams. Some of these openings require employees to work weekend or evening hours. See the listings at Local Wise, FlexJobs, and Remote.co.
College Entrance Exam Tutor
Prep students to ace their SAT and ACT exams by creating individualized lesson plans and providing tutoring sessions via Skype. Hours are flexible and teachers can pursue full-time or part-time positions. See the listings at FlexJobsand PrepNow.
English Conversation Tutors
In this unique form of tutoring you’ll get paid to converse with students from around the world and help them improve their speaking skills. You’ll be compensated for $0.17 per minute, or $10.20/hour. Find opportunities at Cambly.
ESL Content Editor
In this role you’ll prepare materials for ESL courses and educational institutions, including audio content. See the listing at FlexJobs.
There are also plenty of jobs for professionals with teaching experience who want to work from home year-round, too. Check out all the online education job listings at Remote.co.