Finding Online K-12 Jobs

These companies offer work-at-home K-12 jobs.

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While the college level has been the biggest growth area for distance learning jobs, the number of online K-12 jobs is expanding as school districts offer more remote services to students. Certified K-12 teachers and others with teaching experience at elementary, middle school and high school levels can find online jobs in a variety of companies. Most jobs listed below are online tutoring or teaching, but some of the K-12 jobs here are in instructional design and test writing, scoring and...MORE reviewing.

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    Level: Elementary, middle, high school
    Subjects: Math, science, English language arts; test preparation (AP, GED, PSAT, SAT, GRE, GMAT)
    Position type: Part-time online tutoring
    Education/certification requirements: College degree, teaching experience

    The online division of Aim Academics, which has physical locations in the United States, hires tutors from all over the world to work with students in European, North American and Australian time zones. A teaching certificate is not required, and pay...MORE is relatively low. See more online tutor jobs.

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    Level: K-8, high school, special education
    Subjects: All subject in K-12
    Position type: Full-time teaching, part-time tutoring
    Education/certification requirements: Four-year degree, at least three years teaching experiences, California teaching credentials

    This network of public charter schools hires California certified K-12 teachers to work from home; however, in-person meetings in county of employment are required. See more bilingual teaching jobs.

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    Level: K-12
    Subjects: All subject in K-12
    Position type: Tutor/teacher, instructional design (full- and part-time) Education/certification requirements: Teaching certification in specific states

    Company contracts with school districts to provide virtual educational programs that serve K-12 students in various states. Certification required for teaching positions, but instructional design jobs may only need teaching and/or instructional design experience.

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    Level: K-12
    Subjects: Math, science, English/reading
    Position type: Teacher, tutor
    Education/certification requirements: K-12 certification for salaried jobs only

    K-12 tutors in math, science and English/reading in the Supplemental Education Services (SES) and No Child Left Behind (NCLB) program are paid an hourly rate of around $20. These jobs require U.S. residency and a teaching certificate. However, freelance tutors may pay a fee and be listed in the company’s online platform. These tutors set...MORE their own online tutoring rates and no specific education or certification requirements are need. 

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    Level: High school, college
    Position type: Tutor
    Subjects: Math, science, English
    Education/certification requirements: Not specified

    Online tutoring service offers homework help for high school and college students in a variety of subjects. Email resume to be considered for these home-based jobs.
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    Level: Grades 3-12
    Subjects: Various K12 subjects including music, foreign language, writing, science
    Position type: Teaching (part-time)
    Education/certification requirements: Bachelor degree in subject taught, 1 year of teaching experience

    In this program geared toward gifted students, instructors make assignments and write progress reports and evaluations for students. Search CTY or "work at home" in JHU Jobs database.
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    Level: Kindergarten through grade 12
    Subjects: All subjects
    Position type: Full- and part-time teaching

    Company hires teachers certified in specific states to teach online as well as other education professional to develop curricula. Teaching jobs  require certification in the state the students live in.

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    Level: High school
    Subjects: Test prep in SAT, ACT, AP subjects
    Position type: Test prep tutor (part time)
    Education/certification requirements: Bachelor degree preferred, score in 90th percentile of test prep subject

    While Kaplan has work at home openings for many college-level online instructors and instructional designers, below the college level it only has test prep jobs. Use "virtual" as the keyword in the job search database.
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    Level: High school
    Subjects: Language arts, math, science and social studies
    Position type: Part-time test scorers, writers, reviewers
    Education/certification requirements: Bachelor degree, high school teaching experience

    Scorers must have a bachelor's degree, experience teaching high school English, and reside in the U.S. In test development, Pearson hires freelancers to write, do graphic design and review tests. See more scoring and test prep jobs.

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    SMARTHINKING.com

    Level: High school
    Position type: Tutor (part time)
    Education/certification requirements: Master’s degree and teaching experience preferred, though it also hires graduate and undergraduate students and other experienced tutors

    Home-based, online tutors work 9-20 hours per week. Peak season for hiring is May-August and November-December. Most tutors are paid on an hourly basis. Paid training.

     

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    Level: K12
    Position type: Tutor
    Education/certification requirements: K-12 certification

    While many of the opportunities for certified teachers at Sylvan are based in offices, there are some work-from-home opportunities for tutors.
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    Level: High school
    Position type: Independent contractor tutor
    Subjects: Math, science and Spanish
    Education/certification requirements: Bachelor degree not required but must at least be enrolled in an American or Canadian college

    Must be available to work from 2 p.m. to 1 a.m., Eastern Standard Time. Pay begins at $12 per hour. See more online tutor jobs.
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    Level: High school with some elementary and middle school positions
    Subjects: Math, English, physics, statistics, chemistry and biology
    Position type: Tutor (part-time and full-time)
    Education/certification requirements: Master’s degree or higher

    Most of this company’s hires are from outside the U.S.