PalFish

 

 




Overview

PalFish is an application for iOS and Android where teachers get paid to chat with students from their phone or tablet. PalFish provides a platform to teachers to offer their services to the open market.

PalFish has two main types of teachers:

  1. General PalFish Teachers (which are allowed to teach Seminars, Free Talk, and Live Streaming)

  2. PalFish Official Kids Course teachers (has stricter hiring requirements)

 

Class Types

  • Seminar

    • one teacher/multiple students using PalFish material

  • Free Talk

    • 1-on-1 classes with no curriculum or time commitment restraints

  • Live Streaming

    • teach to multiple students in a free-form live stream

  • PalFish Official Kids Course

    • 1-on-1 free-talk classes using the PalFish official course material

    • No lesson planning, no talking to parents, no correcting homework

 

Age range

Seminars, Free Talk, and Live Streaming

  • No specific age range

Official Kids Course:

  • 3 to 12 years old

 

Requirements

Seminars, Free Talk, and Live Streaming

  • No teaching experience required

  • No minimum education level required

  • No qualifications required

Official Kids Course

  • Must be a Native English speaker

  • Must have experience teaching kids

  • Must have a teaching certificate (TEFL, TESOL, CELTA, etc)

  • Must be from the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, or New Zealand

    *Beginning April 1, 2019, because of Chinese Ministry of Education regulations, all PalFish Official Kid’s Course teachers must have a TESOL/TEFL/CELTA certificate or a teaching license to continue teaching students. Click here to learn more about obtaining a TESOL certificate.

Compensation

Seminars, Free Talk, and Live Streaming

  • set your own rate

  • between approximately $15 to $30 USD per hour

  • some classes pay by the minute

Official Kids Course 

  • Up to $22 USD/hr

  • $31 USD bonus for trial conversions

  • $15 USD prop supplement when starting

Palfish uses a service called Payoneer to pay its teachers. If you use our sign up link you can get a $25 bonus after you receive your first $1000 in pay. We also receive a $25 bonus. Click here to get Payoneer and claim your $25.

Application Process

  1. Download the app

  2. Choose an avatar

  3. Write your self-introduction

  4. Record a self-introduction audio clip

  5. Go to “My Wallet”, and fill in the your payment information

The verification process can take up to two business days. You will then receive your application result in a message from the PalFish Team. 

Technical Requirements

  • PalFish currently doesn’t list any specific technical requirements on their website.

  • Teachers will need a mobile device (phone, tablet, iPad) with a stable WIFI or LTE connection.

 

 

palfish At a glance

 - requires no qualifications.
  - employs all nationalities.
  - has an easy application process.
 - allows you to set your own rates.
 - pays $15 to $45 USD/hour.
  - does not require minimum hours.
 - allows you to teach from your phone or tablet.
 - serves no specific age range.
 - offers multiple class types (one-on-one, group, live streams)

Updates

April 2019

Beginning April 1, 2019, because of Chinese Ministry of Education regulations, all PalFish Official Kid’s Course teachers must have a TESOL/TEFL/CELTA certificate or a teaching license to continue teaching students. Click here to learn more about obtaining a TESOL certificate.

 
 
 

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