Benefits of Teaching Online Vs. the Classroom

Industry News   ·   Jason, Digino   2018-04-27

There is a lot of global demand for native English-speaking teachers, especially in Asian countries like China and Vietnam. As someone who has teaching experience in the classroom, you might be wondering what the fuss is about with English teachers in Asia. The reason is because they have a large population that is trying to learn English language from a native speaker.

Best part is you don’t even need to be there in person. You can do all the teaching from home online. Here are some of the benefits of teaching online. 

1) The Pay is Great!

I must confess that this is one of the things I love the most about teaching online. I am able to earn from so many opportunities online and it doesn’t even affect your regular working hours. You can even earn more than you do in a classroom sometimes. Teaching online allows you to earn more money without the additional transit or expenses. Because you are also not buying any study materials, it pretty much doesn’t cost you extra. Think of it as earning a great salary in China without having to leave the comfort of your home. Isn’t that cool?

2) Flexible Schedule

The beauty of teaching online is that you can fit it into your daily schedule no matter what your current routine is. Current students and full-time workers can set their own teaching hours online and without having to make any significant life changes. You can earn more money teaching online without having to quit your regular job or suffer any additional stress on your routine.

3) Working from Anywhere

All you need to teach English online is a quiet place with good internet connection. That’s all. You can even take an hour from your regular job and teach your online class without having to commute from one classroom to another. Think of all the savings you would be making. If you don’t want to work from home, you can even travel to those countries and have an adventure. You are not tied to any particular place as your opportunities as an online English teacher are endless!

4) More ESL Teaching Experience 

Teaching English online is one of the easiest ways to gain ESL teaching experience that will come handy when you’re looking for a job abroad. Your online teaching hours will help you build a solid ESL resume that will help you secure the ESL job of your dreams in a foreign country. Don’t forget that the more ESL experience you have, the more attractive you are as an ESL teacher and the more your negotiating power you have when discussing your contract terms.

5) It's Easy!

Teaching online is easy because most of your lectures are already prepared for you. All you need to do is just deliver them in your own way. This is much easier than having to prepare a lesson plan as you would in a classroom. It also means it is easier for you to get started as an online teacher compared to securing a job as a classroom teacher.

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