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Q: Who are the students?

A: All of our students are from China and aged 5-15 with various levels of English ability. Our kids are very hard working and dedicated to their studies. They’re also a ton of fun! We’re sure you’ll share more than a few laughs with these wonderful kids.

 

Q: Do I need prior teaching experience?

A: Yes, we currently only employ teachers with a minimum of 1 year teaching experience. 

Q: How many hours can I work a week?

A: We require a minimum weekly commitment of 5 teaching hours. You are able to teach as many hours as you’d like as long as it doesn’t affect the quality of your lessons. We’ll start you off slow and build up your hours as you become comfortable with our materials and style of lessons.

Q: Do I need give trial lessons?

A: Yes, before a student signs up for your formal lessons you will provide a trial lesson for him or her. Trial lessons are 30 minutes in length and give you a chance to showcase your approach as well as get an idea of the students’ ability. 

Q: Are trial lessons paid?

A: Yes, of course! We pay $5 for each 30 minute trial lesson. 

Q: How long are formal lessons?

A: Generally speaking our lessons are either 45 or 60 minutes.

Q: When are classes taught?

A: The majority of our lessons are taught UTC+8 Mon-Fri from 16:00-21:00 and Sat-Sun 09:00-21:00.

Q: How soon can I start?

A: We’re actively recruiting professional teachers. The time from your first interview with us to your first class is approximately 2-3 weeks.

Q: Are there age restriction to working with Wonder Kids?

A: Applicants must be at least 23 years old.

Q: How much are tutors paid?

A: Conversational lessons currently pay US $13.50/hr., $16.50/hr. for Science or Social Studies lessons, and $21/hr. for tutoring Writing.

Q: How and when are tutors paid?

A: We pay all our tutors on the 10th of every month for the previous month via Paypal.

 


Q: Will I need to create homework, tests, and give regular feedback to students?

A: Yes, our tutors are expected to create regular homework and tests unique to each student’s needs. Formal written feedback is also given from teacher to student on a regular basis.