How to Find the Best Online Teaching Jobs

Our world is becoming increasingly virtual. Today, you can access almost any piece of knowledge or service online as long as you have a Wi-Fi connection. 

The Best Online Teaching Jobs

College Faculty

Online college classes have been available for over a decade, and there is an increasing number of programs and universities that are entirely online. 


Most online teaching jobs at the college level will require a Master’s or Ph.D., but positions as lecturers or instructors may not.  

Where to Find Online College Faculty Jobs

Of course, a search through job finder sites like, Glassdoor, or Zip Recruiter can yield a quick compilation of possible online faculty teaching jobs, but your best bet may be to go directly to the source. 

K-12 Teachers

Although not as prevalent as in higher education, online K-12 education is growing in popularity across the country, and more online teaching jobs are becoming available. 


May vary slightly by state, a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and state certification/licensure will be needed for K-12 online teaching jobs. 

Where to Find Online College Faculty Jobs

Two of the biggest online K-12 school programs are run by Connections Academy and K12, with both offering programs in multiple states. 

Adult Education

Adult education programs are another fast-growing sector of online education that offers opportunities for online teaching jobs. 


Requirements for teaching online adult education will vary depending on the subject, program, and state, but typically require at least a Bachelor’s degree in the subject area as well as prior teaching or experience in the industry. 


You can now find tutors for almost any grade level or subject, and the instruction can be done from the comfort of your own home. 


Requirements vary depending on the subject and grade level, as well as whether you work for a company or develop your own online tutoring business.

Where to Find Online College Faculty Jobs

There are many online tutoring companies out there, and a quick search will reveal many of them. Some of these include, Chegg, Course Hero, and Skooli.  

English Teachers

Of all the online teaching jobs described in this article, teaching English online has had the most considerable growth in recent years. 


Generally, online English teaching platforms will require you to be a native English speaker (many want you to live in North America) and to have a Bachelor’s degree, but not necessarily in teaching. 

Where to Find Online College Faculty Jobs

The most well-known platforms for English online teaching jobs include VIPKID, Qkids, Education First, Teach Away, and Gogokid. 

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