51Talk Employee Benefit: Reduced or Flexible Hours | Glassdoor

51Talk Reduced or Flexible Hours

Updated Oct 03, 2017

22 employees reported this benefit

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  • Feb 19, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current English Teacher in Chicago, Illinois

    reduced hours.. More and more group classes so you can work harder and get payed almost nothing for that extra work. It also is taking away alot of hour of teaching...think about it. If you got 200 students for 1 on 1 classes then that is 200 classes. If 200 students divided into groups of 4 per class then you have 50 classes. 51 talk has cut your classes by 3/4 and pay you a pittance allowance extra per class. So basically it sucks and you work harder and have 75% fewer students.

  • Nov 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current 51Talk Tutor in New York, New York State

    Flexible hours are great, but you cannot cancel in case of emergency unless you get fined. If students are absent the student pays double but the teacher only gets half pay.

  • Oct 24, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Tampa, Florida

    Must be available 10+ hours per week between the hours of 6pm and 9pm Beijing Time monday through friday

  • Sep 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current ESL Teacher in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

    You set your own hours.

  • Jun 20, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Dallas, Texas

    You make your own schedule

  • Apr 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Online English Teacher in San Antonio, Texas

    I appreciate being able to open as many lesson slots as I want for potential bookings as long as 30 of those slots fall during peak teaching hours each month.

  • Dec 06, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current teacher in Houma, Louisiana

    you have to work very early or very late because they are 14 hours ahead or more than us

  • Sep 26, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current ESL Teacher in New York, New York State

    I like the flexible hours.

  • Aug 01, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Teacher in Boston, Massachusetts

    they need you to meet their hours days and times, even though it is pick your own schedule.

  • Jun 19, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current ESL Teacher in New York, New York State

    "You choose your hours" is kind of not true. When hired, you have to work on their peak hours, Beijing time. 6 - 10PM. And that's what you'll have to do. They say you're paid per class you give, which makes sense. But we all need a break and no one can teach 4 hours in a row, so don't expect to make as much as they sell you.


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