DaDa (formerly DaDa ABC)
Everything you need to know to get a job at DaDa.
hires only native English speakers (any nationality)
requires a Bachelor's
pays up to $25 USD/hour
is partnered with major education companies
requires teachers to work at least 10 hours/month
offers raises upon contract renewal
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.
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
must be a 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.
at least 10 hours per month
Teachers can apply for short-term leave 24-hours in advance of their class time.
Teachers can apply for long-term leave 15 days in advance.
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. for props each month.
DaDa pays approximately $7 U.S. 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.
Peak Teaching Times
Peak hours are:
from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Beijing Time on weekdays.
From 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Beijing Time on weekends.
Click here to convert to your local time zone.
Dada's application process includes the following:
Personal information submission
Interview (with network and device check)
Training and testing
Signing of the contract
Getting officially hired
DaDa is for:
teachers who want guaranteed bookings.
people who want to work for a company with internationally-recognized curriculum.
(is partnered with Pearson Education, McGraw-Hill Education, Oxford University Press, National Geographic Learning, Highlights)
teachers from countries OTHER than the U.S. or Canada. (hires all native speakers)
Things to consider:
The company requires a minimum of 10 hours per month.
A computer with a webcam (HD webcam preferred).
A headset with microphone.
Stable Internet connection (wired connection preferred).
Google Chrome browser or DaDa software.
6 or 12-month contracts are available
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