The Rebound: With virtual learning on the rise, company looking to hire 4,000 people

No degree needed, $40 average per class
Posted at 12:22 PM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 14:22:16-04

SALT LAKE CITY — With schools closed during the pandemic, there are opportunities for you to make some money on the side – teaching kids online.

Outschool is hiring 4,000 people from across the country who have a passion for teaching, and you don’t need a degree to apply.

“Anyone can teach on Outschool if they're passionate and knowledgeable about a topic,” said Bianca Bianchi Saven, Outschool Product Marketing Lead.

You would teach live, online classes for kids in pre-kindergarten to high school. Students log on from all over the world – Canada, the Bahamas and the United Kingdom.

Outschool says it has teachers making six-figures a year teaching Pokemon.

Heather Hancock is an Outschool teacher based in Utah. She loves the flexibility in her schedule and keeping her young theater students engaged remotely.

"The average is $40 a teacher gets paid per class. Right now, all of my classes are completely full and there's usually a waiting list for a spot," Hancock said. "We always start with some type of warmup. The most common one is the lion and the mouse. They have to come along with me, and they have to do a facial stretch, show me your best lion, and then you're a mouse. Its not just me. Even algebra on Outschool is fun.”

Again, you don’t need traditional teaching credentials. Just be able to pass a background check and have a passion and knowledge in your subject area.

Click here for hiring information.

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