Virtual teaching jobs are giving teachers options. Teachers are taking their teaching skills out of the brick and mortar classroom and applying them in new spaces. I’m talking about virtual spaces. There are a ton of virtual teaching jobs out there. Some jobs even come with pay upgrades that surpass the average teacher salary.
Although America is finally opening back up, virtual teaching and learning is not going anywhere. According to Ambient Insight IBM saved over 200 million dollars by switching from in person learning to virtual learning.This proves that virtual learning is valuable and who do these companies need to teach their virtual classes? Well, virtual teachers of course. Learn to hone your virtual teaching skills and rack in some extra cash in my Better Virtual Classroom Course. Lots of people know stuff but a teacher’s ability to teach a topic in a way that anyone can understand is priceless. Here are a few virtual opportunities that can make you a full-time or part-time cash.
Have you heard of Outschool? During the pandemic teachers were making a crazy amount of money using their virtual skills, teaching on their platform. And it is only getting better!! Teachers are rocking Outschool’s virtual teaching jobs.This job is designed for anyone with an entrepreneurial spirit. Outschool hosts 100,000 classes for students from ages 3-18. Teachers can create classes on fitness,Harry Potter and even Fortnite. The best part is teachers set their own price for each class. Some teachers are racking in coins making around $40 an hour and up. This is a great side hustle that also has the potential to become a full-time gig.
Teach English Online
Teaching English online is a great way to rake in some extra dough. These jobs pay between $15 to $26 per hour. My first gig as an online teacher was with a company called VIPKID, where I taught English to students in China. I did this as a part-time job for over a year. At the time the average was $20-$22 an hour. You can also check out Magic Ears, which at the time of this writing pays $26 an hour. The best part about these jobs is their flexibility. Take on a bunch of extra hours to make a lot of dough or just enough to save a bit. Also Check out Dada, Qkids or Whales English for other teaching English online opportunities.
Become an Online Tutoring
Online tutoring has soared this year, with the industry pulling in 5.6 billion just in 2020. Companies like Varsity Tutors, Tutors.com and Club Z! at the top of the list.Parents are requesting classes for students as young as 3 up to adulthood.These Online tutoring jobs can range from $30 to up to $60 per hour. Test prep tutoring is also a great option. Helping students and adults prepare for tests, like the SAT, GED, and the GRE can pay really well. Ziprecruiter reports the average pay for SAT tutors is around $48,000 to over $100,000 a year.
Companies like Connections Academy by Pearson has teaching positions all over the US. According to Glassdoor.com, Connections Academy teachers make an average of $48,158 with pay ranging from $31,000-$60,000 as a full-time teacher. Their benefits include 401k with employer match, pension or retirement, paid time off, medical, vision and dental insurance. There are also some part-time positions available. Also check out K-12, and Instructional Connections for more
Virtual Adjunct Professor
If you have a masters degree or higher, teaching at a college, university or junior college could be an option for you. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics 47% of post secondary jobs are adjunct or part-time.Colleges and universities are expanding their virtual instruction. Educationaldata.org stated that among nearly 3000 colleges in the United States, only 4% are planning fully in-person classes, with the remainder of colleges offering virtual learning in various capacities. If you are looking for a part-time side hustle, adjunct professors can make around $3,500 per course section. This could be a great side hustle with a salary ranging from $35,000 to $58,000. Keep in mind that qualifications for these types of jobs may vary so be sure to search for jobs that match your qualifications.
Virtual Teaching is giving us so many options to make extra money or change jobs completely. Outschool, Teaching English online, Becoming an online tutor, teaching online or teaching as a virtual adjunct, are all great options for teachers. As virtual learning demands expand there will be even more opportunities for teachers to make more money.