If you are a teacher who needs some rest and don’t want to teach summer school, you have plenty of other options to choose from. Teachers are some of the most sought-after freelancers on the Web. As a teacher, you have plenty of experience in your area of expertise. You have a degree and have a good education. This makes you perfect for a number of jobs, some of which are very interesting. The best part is that these are work from home jobs, so you can have the rest you deserve after a difficult school year. Most of these online summer jobs for teachers are also quite decently paid, so you can make some very useful extra income.
You are an expert when it comes to teaching students new things. This makes you a perfect choice for any service that offers online tutoring services. All you have to do is create a resume and send it to a few companies that specialize in online tutoring. A few examples include Tutor.com, UniversityTutor.com and Aim4A.com (hires internationally). Most of the reputable tutoring companies require you to be a certified teacher. Tutoring jobs pay anywhere from $12 to $20 an hour, which is not a bad income at all.
This is one of the best summer job opportunities for teachers who have extensive experience teaching the English language. You can make up to $22 an hour working as an online ESL teacher. Your main responsibility will be to give personal language classes to students who employ the services of the company you are working for. You will work one-on-one with students from anywhere in the world. Two examples of companies that need ESL teachers are ESLAuthority.com and Pudtree English (pudtree.com).
Test Preparation Services
If you want to help students prepare for their SAT, ACT and PSAT exams, you can become a test preparation teacher online. For example, PrepNow.com is hiring teachers with at least two years of teaching experience and who graduated from one of the top 50 universities in the United States. They prefer math teachers and the pay is very good. You can work from the comfort of your home and make a good income helping students prepare for their exams.
Freelance Writing Jobs
There are no better part time summer jobs for teachers than freelancing jobs. You are probably very experienced in your field of expertise. If you are good at writing content, you can make a good income by writing blog posts, Web content, and technical articles for various private clients. Companies are always on the lookout for potential writers who can help them with high quality, well-researched, and well-written content. As an expert in the field, you have an edge over the rest of the freelance writers. You can find online writing jobs on Upwork.com, Indeed.com, Freelancer.com, and Guru.com.
Work as a Trainer for Corporations
Corporations are always looking for ways to train their staff. Virtual training is rapidly gaining ground, so you can become an online trainer and work for various corporations to train their employees. In general, these companies are looking for individuals who can create training courses and materials and who are willing to provide guidance to the people they train. Educational professionals are very sought after outside the world of academia.
There is a wide variety of opportunities on the Internet for teachers who want to work from home and make an income during the summer months. You can pick any of the jobs listed above and apply if you think you have the experience and credentials to succeed. Of course, you can work on two or three of these jobs every month to make even more money.