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Online French (Fle) Teacher - Babbel Live

Remote, OR, US, 97468
Posted 3 days ago

With Babbel Live anyone can learn a language! Babbel Live is the live online la...

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Nursing

University Of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA, US, 01003
Posted 3 days ago

About UMass Amherst UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nat...

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Nursing

University Of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA, US, 01003
Posted 3 days ago

About UMass Amherst UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nat...

Administrative Associate III - Umonline (3148-254)

University Of Montana
Missoula, MT, US, 59801
Posted 4 days ago

Staff Vacancy Announcement UMOnline invites applications for an Administrative ...

Assistant Professor Of Communication

Suny Oswego
Oswego, NY, US, 13126
Posted 4 days ago

About SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive unive...

Assistant Professor, Interior Design

Lakewood, CO, US, 80226
Posted 4 days ago


Externship Assistant - Veterinary Academy

Penn Foster
Norcross, GA, US, 30071
Posted 4 days ago

Position Summary: The Externship Assistant will work closely with the Externshi...

Online Instructor - Business

State Of Louisiana
Baton Rouge, LA, US, 70804
Posted 4 days ago

Supplemental Information Online Instructor - Business Baton Rouge Community Co...

Adjunct Instructor - Biological & Chemical Sciences

New York Institute Of Technology
Old Westbury, NY, US, 11568
Posted 4 days ago

Overview New York Institute of Technology offers 90 undergraduate, graduate, an...

Assistant Professor Of Public Relations

Suny Oswego
Oswego, NY, US, 13126
Posted 6 days ago

About SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive unive...

More about online teaching jobs

Online teaching is exceedingly becoming a preferred job opportunity among educators, teachers, professors, and faculty members. Different private and public school systems including elementary schools, community/private colleges, universities, professional education, and trade schools look for trained and qualified professionals across different teaching profiles. Online or virtual teachers work in this unique and interactive digital platform to introduce fun ways to educate children.

Some Popular Career Options in Online Teaching

Online education facilities have different job roles, considering the dynamic digital platform, experience, certifications, and requirements. Other than the conventional role of teaching, the online teaching system also embraces some different yet significant job titles, including:

  • Curriculum Developers: help majorly in developing and designing academic curriculum for different educational facilities. It is a high-rewarding career option for both online and conventional schooling systems.
  • Online Adjunct Teachers: serve as additional support to both parents and students by addressing their queries and looking for apt solutions. It is an administration job that requires professionals to stay in touch with students via messaging, phone calls, emails, and chat rooms.
  • Corporate Trainers/Teachers: With a dynamic and diverse workforce, companies often look for teachers, coaches, or trainers outside the conventional academia to offer online training to employees after office/working hours.
  • Freelance Teachers: are generally not associated with any organization or educational facility; they rather work independently to educate students. They provide lessons based on a particular subject or field using digital platforms like YouTube or online whiteboards.
What salaries can you expect across different online teaching job profiles?

The average pay rate of online educators or different job profiles across the online teaching industry varies from the educational facility, experience, qualifications to job location, and job title. The average salary of a classroom post-secondary teacher is around $80,000. Whereas an online adjunct teacher may make around $38 per hour, which is about $81,000 by working online. Even an adjunct professor’s annual salary can be around $120,000. Online lecturers, faculty members, and professors can earn somewhere between $49,000 to $54,000 per year.

Online Teaching Career Qualifications and Skills

The online teaching model is way different from quintessential classroom teaching. It requires the professionals to be proficient with different skills and knowledge to smoothly operate the digital system.

Educational Qualifications

The professionals require to hold relevant associate, post-secondary, and bachelor’s degrees in education to apply for different teaching jobs. You may also require to have various certifications like Nationally Recognized Teacher Certification/Board Certification or early childhood teacher certification to work in the respective facility.

Technical and Personal Skills

Some important technical and soft skills required to perform different online teaching jobs may include:

  • Computer/technical skills – to operate classes using different online platforms and to keep track of students' queries, attendance, and test scores
  • In-depth subject, course structure, and curriculum knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and written
  • Great listening skills
  • Offers constructive feedback to students
  • Evaluation and assessment skills – reviewing discussion boards, marking students, and evaluating class performance.
Online Teaching Job Interview Tips

This new and interesting way of remote learning often looks for professionals that can adapt to any given situation. Other than subject knowledge, it also requires you to be proficient with technology; thus, not everyone fits in the role of an online teacher. The interview for the job profile may include a series of questions that you should prepare beforehand to grab any job opportunity in this field. Some questions may be related to:

  • The platform, the institution is using to hold online classes.
  • How technologically equipped you are – whether you have access to a computer system, webcam, digital board, etc.
  • How comfortable you’re with facing cameras and interacting with them online
  • Your subject-based knowledge
  • What are your plans for managing an online class?

The interview can also ask you situation-based questions, like how you’ll manage a class of, say 50, students online with their cameras off or mics on unmute.

Additional Tips:

Personalize your curriculum vitae and cover letter before applying for an online job to meet the requirement of an educational institution. Write down your previous experience in the field and credentials, licenses and certification to stand out among different job applications.