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Want to teach the English language online at Landi? Here is a summary of everything you need to know before you apply to Landi.
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Landi English enables teachers to work from the comfort of their homes while teaching English to Chinese students.
Landi English provides one-on-one and one-on-two classes that pay up to $18 USD an hour. They hire teachers from across the globe.
This is a suitable company for both new and experienced teachers. Landi has its own teaching platform and provides all the lesson materials for the teacher.
Landi promises a 90% booking rate and requires teachers to work at least 3 hours per day, 6 days per week. They are currently looking for U.S. and Canadian teachers.
- They are currently looking for U.S. and Canadian teachers
- Bachelors degree or above
- No teaching experience required
- A teaching certificate is not required for the interview
- Creative and energetic teachers with excellent communication skills
- A quiet, bright, and clean teaching environment
You can work from anywhere so long as you have a good internet connection.
A bachelor’s degree is required to teach at Landi. Unfortunately, Landi does not accept undergraduates.
While a teaching certificate is not required for the interview, it is requested before you start the job.
If you are considering getting a teaching job, it is a good idea to get certified first. This may give your starting salary a boost because you have more qualifications and you can say this in your interview. Check out the TESOL certificate online.
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- Laptop or desktop computer with Google Chrome (preferred)
- Stable internet connection with at least 3 Mbps download speed and 3 Mbps upload speed (wired DSL preferred).
- You can do an internet speed test here.
Landi requires a USB headset, so make sure that you can plug it into the USB port of your device.
Teachers can earn up to $18 per hour. Teachers earn $13-$15 USD for one-on-two classes with a $2 bonus.
The starting rate depends on the teacher’s demo lesson and ESL teaching experience.
Landi acknowledges they are not the highest-paying company in the industry; however, they feel that their high-booking rate (over 90%) is more reliable than others.
- 6pm-9pm Beijing Time
- 6 days per week
Landi expects teachers to work eighteen hours per week from 6 pm- 9pm. This means that teachers must work a minimum of eighteen hours per week from Sunday to Friday.
The schedule is fixed as teachers will have the same students every week. This helps teachers develop relationships with their students.
The booking rate at Landi is at least 90%. This means that 90% of all the slots the teacher opens are booked. This provides a more predictable income for the teacher.
Students are children between the ages of four to twelve years. Classes are one-on-one or one-on-two.
The timezone is Beijing Time, which means that U.S. and Canadian teachers will be working in the early morning.
6pm to 9pm Beijing Time is UTC+8. If you want to see what time this is for you, check the time converter for more details.
Teachers do not need to prepare any lesson materials! Just show up and teach.
Landi works with Oxford University Press to develop a high-quality curriculum suitable for young learners.
How do I apply to Landi?
- Register on their website here
- Fill in the basic information
- Attend an interview (self-intro and demo lesson)
- Complete the online training (self-study and online assessment)
- Complete your online Landi profile
- Landi Mock lesson
- Start teaching at Landi
Click JOIN US to start the application process and confirm your email. Landi will screen your application and contact you directly to arrange an interview.
You will give a self-introduction and demo lesson during the interview. If you receive an offer, you will be able to proceed to the online training.
A mock class will follow this. During the mock class, your teaching will be evaluated by a student consultant.
An NC briefing (Nesting Coach) will be assigned to you throughout your whole period at Landi. This is a Landi staff member who will provide you with in-person support.
Landi may provide a second chance for the demo to teachers who have the potential to pass after more practice.
Normally the hiring process takes less than two weeks, so you can get started in no time.
Teachers who work for Landi are considered independent contractors. Teachers are responsible for paying their own taxes as per their tax jurisdiction.
Landi pays their teachers via bank transfer between the 10th to the 15th of each month.
The salary period is from the first to the last day of the previous month.
Landi has a one-year contract with their teachers.
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Caitriona Maria is an education writer and founder of TPR Teaching, crafting inspiring pieces that promote the importance of developing new skills. For 7 years, she has been committed to providing students with the best learning opportunities possible, both domestically and abroad. Dedicated to unlocking students' potential, Caitriona has taught English in several countries and continues to explore new cultures through her travels.