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VIPKid Overview

San Francisco, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
K-12 Education
Unknown / Non-Applicable
VIPKid is the leading global online K12 education leader, #1 Company for Remote Jobs, and named Top 100 Best Places to work by Glassdoor. We’ve created a live, one-on-one online learning platform that matches motivated kids studying English in China with inspiring ... Read more

Mission: To inspire and empower every child for the future. Our founders worked as both educators and administrators for decades prior to founding VIPKid. We’ve taken those experiences – as well as our passion for motivating and engaging young learners - with us to ... Read more

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2019 (#67)

Top CEOs: 2019 (#100)

Company Updates

  • We’re proud to announce that our Founder and CEO, Cindy Mi, is a 2019 Glassdoor Top CEO!

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VIPKid – Why Work For Us?

Teaching with VIPKid means…

Making an actual difference.

Inspiring your students and serving as a cultural liaison.

Work when you want, from where you want.

Build a schedule that works for you and do it from anywhere.

Lesson plans are provided.

Focus on teaching and skip the lesson planning, grading, and curriculum development.

Getting interactive.

Classes are one-on-one and we provide an engaging, interactive learning platform.

Our Application Process

1. Complete online job application

2. Demo lesson - showcase your skills to our recruiter

3. Mock class - practice a class with one of our teachers

4. Sign contract and start teaching!

"VIPKid is an amazing opportunity for teachers who, like myself, had to take a hiatus for whatever reason, or even for those teachers that want a little extra income on the side."   
-Donna, VIPKid Teacher since 2015
 "The community of teachers all around the world means that there is always someone who is going through what you’re going through as you prepare for your lessons."
-Rachel, VIPKid Teacher since 2015
 "I believe that VIPKid is a ‘perfect’ company. Because ‘perfection’ means always trying your best, always striving to improve, always considering the welfare and futures of our dear students and their respective families, and always promoting a better tomorrow."
-Jojo, VIPKid Teacher since 2015
 "The Education Department is very quick to resolve any concerns or answer questions. They really listen to their teachers! I love being a part of the company."
-Stephanie, VIPKid Teacher since 2016

VIPKid Reviews

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    Helpful (13)

    "Amazing job!"

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    Current Employee - ESL Instructor
    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at VIPKid part-time (More than a year)


    Flexible, no minimum hours or maximum hours, great pay, great parents and students!


    I can’t think of any cons

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VIPKid Photos

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VIPKid Interviews



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview




  1. Featured Interview

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    ESL Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at VIPKid in May 2018.


    There was an application and a test and then a mock class. They give you everything you need and are very supportive. There are coaches to help you with the lesson and you can redo parts of the interview.

    Interview Questions

    • What age level have you taught prior?   1 Answer
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VIPKid Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places To Work, Glassdoor, 2019
  • Top 100 Companies with Remote Jobs, FlexJobs, 2019
  • The World's 50 Most Innovative Companies, Fast Company, 2018
  • Top 100 Companies Offering Remote Jobs, Forbes, 2017
  • Top 21 Global Innovators, Shengjing Global Innovation Award, 2015
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