May 23, 2024

Grade 5-8 Online Teacher

  • Banyan Global Learning
  • Remote (USA (Nationwide))
Part time ESL Primary Homeroom

Job Description

** This is an online role, but applicants must currently reside in the US, and have the right to work in the US**


About the job

Banyan Global Learning is seeking dynamic, camera-ready, and charismatic G5-G8 TEACHERS with strong classroom management, solid edtech chops and the ability to multitask with technology while teaching. The position is a combination of individual and small group conferencing and whole group teaching in support of classrooms in Taiwan and China. 

Our school-based distance learning model connects one remote teacher to one LARGE WHOLE GROUP of students in classrooms in Taiwan. Each classroom also has an on-site local partner teacher. All instruction is in English and our students are English language learners.


TEACH FROM HOME! Bring progressive 21st-century pedagogy to a traditional setting using live video conferencing. Teachers must be credentialed and exceptional. Must have strong internet, good lighting, a professional setting and a noise-free environment. 

Part-time positions only. Ideal candidate is available multiple evenings/nights per week. Classes run between 4pm and 9:15pm, Pacific Standard Time. Teaching/conferencing time and weekly meetings are synchronous, but any planning, grading, and class administration can be done on your own schedule.

Successful candidates may also teach special event lessons to classrooms in the U.S. and Canada.



  • Part-time
  • $40/hr for teaching; $30/hr for small-group conferencing; $20/hr for planning, meetings, and other duties



  • Facilitate content-based, student-centered English instruction focusing on language, culture and technology AND/OR content-related individual student and small-group conferencing.
  • Teach classes live to Asia over video conferencing (large classes, Grades 5-8, as assigned)
  • Adjust lesson plans, create slide decks and grade assignments as required by the course
  • Update LMS (Google Classroom) and other EdTech platforms, as required for the lessons
  • Attend weekly meetings with teaching colleagues and monthly meetings with local co-teachers
  • Compile and finalize mid-term and final grades for their grade-level
  • Complete general unit/lesson revisions (including documenting the revisions clearly)
  • Provide after school extension activities to local co-teachers (elementary only)
  • Perform other grade-related duties as required



  • US teaching credential (multi-subject or ESL elementary and/or junior high or high school humanities) AND/OR Masters-level degree in TESOL (MA-TESOL, MA Applied Linguistics, DELTA, Trinity Dip.)
  • Learn how to get your teaching license whilst working abroad
  • Avid user of technology in and out of the classroom
  • Ability to teach while multi-tasking with technology
  • Solid whole group classroom management skills and animated, engaging teaching style
  • Subscribe to the philosophy of progressive education while acknowledging the necessity of standardized student achievement
  • Fluent English speaker with legal right to work in U.S., and currently resident in the U.S. 
  • 3+ years experience preferred
  • Preference for candidates residing in CA, FL, GA, MD, MN, MO, MT, NJ, NY, OR, TX, and WA.



  • Train and facilitate small-group conferencing in the fall; additional large classes may be assigned in January.
  • Paid training (including team teaching) throughout fall semester before potentially taking on regular (non-conferencing) teaching hours in the spring semester.
  • Classes take place Monday through Thursday evenings, 4pm to 9:15pm Pacific. Successful candidate may facilitate conferencing or teach a minimum of one or two of those nights, most likely Wednesday and/or Thursday.
  • We operate mostly on the Taiwanese school calendar, so several U.S. holidays (especially those that fall on Mondays) are required workdays.
  • The Taiwanese calendar has a month-long break for Lunar New Year and a two-month break over summer vacation.

Start Date

Aug 12, 2024

Various start dates through the year?


Is government issued teaching license required?


Is school provided for dependents?



$20USD - $40USD per hour

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