Founded in 2013, DaDa is one of the leading online English education platforms in China. DaDa is partnered with Pearson Education, McGraw-Hill Education, Oxford University Press, National Geographic Learning, and Highlights.
Classes are 1-on-1
Dada has three kinds of classes:
trial classes are 14 minutes
elective classes are 30 minutes
major classes are 30 minutes
The company says there are some exceptions:
a trial class may take 30 minutes, and
a major class may take 60 minutes.
No lesson planning, no talking to parents, no correcting homework
Ages 4 to 16
Native English speaker (of any nationality)
Bachelor's degree (in any subject)
*The Chinese Ministry of Education will begin requiring all online English teachers who teach Chinese students to have a 120-hour TESOL certificate sometime in 2019. See here for details.
DaDa's pay range is between approximately $15 and $25 U.S. per hour.
Your final hourly wage is determined by your qualifications, your demo class and training, and any bonuses you receive.
You receive approximately $15 U.S. (100 RMB) for props each month.
DaDa pays approximately $7 U.S. (50 RMB) if you convert a trial student into a registered student.
Dada typically offers raises (of approximately 10%) to successful teachers when contracts are to be renewed.
DaDa guarantees bookings.
Dada's application process includes the following:
Personal information submission
Interview (with network and device check)
Training and testing
Signing of the contract
A computer with a webcam (HD webcam preferred).
A headset with microphone.
Stable Internet connection (wired connection preferred).
Google Chrome browser or DaDa software.
Minimum four hour weekly requirement
DaDa requires teachers to teach at least 2 hours per day and 2 days per week.
A consecutive two-day-minimum schedule is only allowed on weekends.
6 or 12-month contracts are available
DaDa At a glance:
- guarantees bookings.
- does not require U.S. or Canadian citizenship.
- requires a Bachelor's, but it can be in ANY subject.
- pays up to $25 USD/hour.
- is partnered with major education companies.
- requires teachers to work at least 4 hours/week.
- offers raises upon contract renewal.
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