61kidz pioneers a new online experience that allows kindergartens to interact with teaching professionals
from all over the world in real-live time.
What does 61kidz do?
61kidz connects teachers in America, Canada, and Taiwan with over 130,000 kindergartens in Mainland
China. We connect. We help. We nurture. We foster the love for learning.
Who are my students?
Your students are preschool age and kindergarteners between 3 to 6 years old. Class sizes vary from
15 to about 25 students.
Can I apply if I don’t have a bachelor’s degree?
Currently we are only accepting candidates who have a bachelor’s degree.
What is the application process?
Apply Online，IT Checklist & Record Demo Video，Mock Class Interview, Pre-service Orientation and Sign
service agreement, 61kidz teacher.
What does online teaching look like with 61kidz?
Using your smart phone and a webcam you have access to our teaching materials and can connect to
the kindergartens instantly during your lessons. We have a unique cooperative teaching platform
(the teaching with an online and offline teacher) provides a well-rounded education to thousands
of kindergartens all over China.
What equipment do I need?
Computer: Windows 7.0 (or 10.0) or macOS 10.10.5(or above) computers
Internet: Ethernet cable (LAN), Download at 10Mbps or above, Upload at 10Mbps or above and
Ping at 200ms or less
Phone: Android 4.4 (or above) devices or iOS 9.0 (or above) devices
Webcam: External HD webcam ex. Logitech C920
Headset : Headphone with around 2m cable. ex. Logitech H110 (two standard microphone and
headphone jacks) or H111 (single 3.5mm jack)
How do I schedule the interview?
First, record a demonstration video according to the instructions we sent to you by email. Then,
your recruiter will contact you to schedule an interview session using Skype or Zoom.
How long should I wait after applying online
Not too long! You will receive a reply from Recruitment Team within 24 hours.
How do I reschedule an interview if I am not available?
Of Course! You can cancel your class in that situation. However, you need to give an IMMEDIATE notice
to At least 24 hours in advance and remember, your wonderful students are counting on you.
How do I need to prepare for the interview?
Familiarize and rehearse the demo class slideshow. Make sure to have plenty of “teaching space” for
your demo class and… most importantly, be yourself! Have fun, we’re excited to see you teach!
Teaching with 61kidz
How many students do I teach in one class?
A kindergarten class size ranges from 15-25 students.
Is there a minimum/maximum number of hours required?
No requirements. We encourage you to teach as much as you like. For promotional opportunities, we
recommend at least 6 hours a week.
Can I cancel my class if suddenly I am not available?
Of Course! You can cancel your class in that situation. However, we do need you give an immediate
notice to Operations Team. Remember, your wonderful students are counting on you.
What is the students’ English proficiency? How much English do they know?
Kindergarteners are typically “True Beginners” in terms of their English proficiency. Technically
they are basic level English learners, meaning that some will have had no introduction to English.
It is important to speak slowly and clearly.
Can I ask for time off? What is the process?
Give our Operation Team 2 weeks notice to request time off so that we can adjust your schedule and
find an adequate substitute.
How old will my students be? What’s the age range for the students I’ll be teaching?
Kindergarten classes are divided into into 3 levels based on their ages: K1 is for 3-4 years
K2 is for 4-5 years old K3 is for 5-6 years old
When do I get paid and how?
We will send out your last month service payment by the 15th of each calendar month by wire transfer
to your bank account.
When renewing a service agreement, what can I expect the next step to be?
We have a sophisticated leveling system through which you can receive payment adjustments by accomplishing
the allotted hours of training and teaching. Our tiered leveling system also provides opportunities
for teachers to learn and grow within the company.
How much tax do I have to pay?
As an independent contractor, you are not subject to tax or FICA withholding. Instead, you’ll pay your
own self-employment tax.