This is a massive list of work at home jobs in education. You'll find options for online tutoring, online teaching, test scoring jobs, and more.
Education has now become one of the most popular work from home niches, and there are a wide variety of different online jobs available for people with the right qualifications.
The list below includes all the major categories of remote education work, including part-time and full-time positions. Please note, many of the jobs require a degree and some also have mandatory experience requirements.
Big List of Work at Home Education Jobs
- BookNook – Read BookNook Review – US only. Prefers educators with teaching/tutoring experience w/ BA, 1+ year teaching/tutoring. If no bachelor's degree, then must have at least 3 years of teaching or tutoring experience.
- Brainfuse – Read Brainfuse Review – Must have at least a 4 yr college degree.
- Prep Now – Read Prep Now Review – US only. Bachelor's degree, two yrs experience teaching or tutoring, and good scores on the SAT & ACT required to get a job here. Flexible, part-time work.
- Studypool – Read Studypool Review – An online marketplace for tutors with an expertise on specific subjects. Get money right after answering a question.
- TutaPoint – Read Tutapoint Review – Must have two years past tutoring experience to be considered. TutaPoint tutors earn $14 an hour plus bonuses & incentives. This is an independent contractor position.
- Tutor.com – Read Tutor.com Review – US & Canada. Must be either enrolled in or graduated from an accredited university.
- Course Hero – Read Course Hero Review – This company claims you can earn up to $1500 a month tutoring for them and working whenever you want.
- Yup – This company offers online tutoring jobs in math, chemistry, and physics. This is one of the few that does not require past experience and also does not require a college degree. However, you are tested on these subjects to ensure your knowledge is up to their standards to begin tutoring.
- TutorMe – Possibly open worldwide. All applicants must have previous tutoring or teaching experience, mastery of subjects tutored and be enrolled in or graduated from an accredited university.
- Aim4A – Often hiring eTutors. You have to use Skype to do the tutoring (Skype is available free).
- Brainmass – Get paid to be an online teaching assistant at Brainmass.
- eNotes – Sign up as an educator and help students and teachers in the homework help area. Not always accepting new educators.
- Instructional Connections – Regularly hiring online academic coaches in all disciplines.
- Magoosh – Get paid to answer student's questions via email regarding tests like the SAT, GRE, and GMAT.
- Revolution Prep – Hires online tutors and instructors. Some is onsite tutoring/teaching and some are online. Very hard to get in.
- WyzAnt – Has occasional openings for online tutors. Usually the positions are not 100 percent home-based and some travel might be required, so your location will matter with this company.
- Varsity Tutors – Work from home as a tutor, as much or as little as you want. Rate of pay is not mentioned.
- TutorUp – US. All TutorUp tutors are required to be certified teachers in the U.S. On a case-by-case basis they also accept experienced teachers whose certification may have lapsed, or who have retired. Experienced college professors (not teaching assistants) are exempted from the certification requirement and are welcome to apply.
- GoPeer – GoPeer pairs vetted college students who attend top-tier universities with students for 1-to-1 tutoring lessons. As a tutor, you keep 100% of your earnings. Students pay $20/hour for tutoring services, and you earn $20/hour.
- Superprof – This is a site with millions of tutors across many subjects. You create your own teaching ad and set your own rates. With this company, there is the opportunity to tutor millions of students across the world.
- Hoot Reading – Provide personalized 1:1 reading support for emerging readers. Get paid for every lesson. Plus the opportunity to earn more for being reliable & receiving positive feedback.
- At-Home Tutoring Services – This one may require that you live in or near Dallas, TX. The pay is listed at being between $14 and $20 hourly. They prefer if you have at least an Associate's degree and a year of tutoring or teaching experience.
- HeyTutor – Set your own rates and get paid weekly. It does say on the job description that you'll have to pass an in-person background check, so it could be location specific. They claim you can earn $13 to $15 hourly.
- IvyMath – Read IvyMath Review – This is a fully remote, online math tutoring position. Pay is $22/hour and scheduling is flexible. One year of K-12 tutoring or teaching experience is required.
- TutorCarter – Set your own rates and create your own tutor profile. Students will reach out to you if they want to be tutored by you. You can work as much or little as you like.
The companies below offer legitimate work from home jobs for teachers. Note that with most of this, this will also require past experience in teaching. Just having your teaching degree may not be enough.
- Stride Learning (Formerly K12) – Read Stride Learning Review – Regularly hiring teachers to work from home. Location-based.
- Connections Academy – Read Connections Academy Review – Often looking for teachers to teach from home in a variety of different subjects.
- Edmentum – Hires virtual teachers throughout the US in a variety of subjects. Independent contractor position. Must have teaching certificate to teach grades 7-12.
- California Virtual Academies – Must live in California. Hires certified teachers to work from home.
- Kaplan – Occasionally hires virtual workers for online tutoring. You still may need to be in or near a specific city to get hired and some travel might still be required.
- Universal Class – Must have teaching certification and four year degree to teach online for Universal Class. You have to bid on projects you are interested in completing.
- Ramana Coaching Center – Teachers can expect flexible scheduling and a predictable bi-weekly pay. We pay between $30 to $35 per hour. A Master's degree and higher education teaching experience is required.
- The ACT – Read The ACT Review – Work directly for the ACT reading and scoring student essays. Pays roughly $12 an hour.
- ETS – Read ETS Review – $10 – $20 per hour. Rate depends on project. Non-residents of the US are occasionally hired for certain projects.
- Measurement Inc. – Read Measurement Inc. Review – US only. This is temporary, project-based work. You must have proof of a bachelor's degree in any field to qualify.
- Pearson – Read Pearson Review – US only. Pay varies depending on the type of scoring you are doing.
- WriteScore – Read WriteScore Review – This is work at home essay scoring. No experience required as they will train, but you do need to have a 2 yr degree. The work is seasonal and this is for US residents only.
- MetriTech – Illinois only – Seasonal work. Use rubrics to evaluate essays in English language proficiency tests. Bachelor's degree required. Make your own schedule.
- Literably – This company may accept you as a scorer to grade student's reading skills. You have to take a test to qualify, and they are not able to accept people living in CA, CT, MA, MT, NE, or NJ.
- Marco Learning – Read Marco Learning Review – Usually hiring work at home graders to grade middle and high school essay writing. Potential to earn between $12 and $14 hourly.
- Study.com – Read Study.com Review – Formerly known as Education Portal. They hire contract freelance writers to create lessons for their students. In addition to writing positions, they also occasionally have video editing positions open.
- A Pass Education – Frequently has home-based openings for educational assessment writers. Must have a bachelor's degree and at least 2-5 hours of availability per day to respond to requests.
- ACT – They hire people to develop questions for workplace assessments.
- American Educator – They are interested in a wide range of articles on curriculum and instruction; social and emotional development; the science of how students learn; the high school to college transition; history, civics, and democracy; diversifying the teaching profession and the professoriate; confronting bias in schools and on college campuses; supporting teacher professionalism and protecting academic freedom, among other educational topics and trends.
- Teachers & Writers Magazine – Their readers come to the magazine for info on teaching creative writing in elementary, middle, and high school classrooms, as well as in college and community settings. Pay is between $50 and $350 per piece.
- Mastery Prep – This company specializes in college entrance exam preparation. Contractors will be paid by assignment and only on completion. Most assignments will range between $100 and $300. Lots of different curriculum writing and test writing jobs posted at different times.
- SuperSummary – SuperSummary provides in-depth, full-length academic study guides for books. They prefer to accept writers with a background in literature, the humanities, or the sciences. It's also a plus if you are a current or former teacher.
Selling Educational Materials
- Etsy – Read Etsy Review – Most people have heard of Etsy. It's one of the largest marketplaces for handmade and unique items on the web. But what you may not know is that you can sell digital files here, too. And that includes your teaching materials — lesson plans, activities, and more.
- Teachers Pay Teachers – Upload your lesson plans, worksheets, tests, and activities for other educators to buy. Receive 60 percent royalties on the items you sell with a free membership.
- Classful – This is a marketplace for teachers to shop, sell, and fundraise. If you choose to sell, their fee is only five percent.
- JustAnswer – Read JustAnswer Review – Get paid to work from home as a virtual consultant. Many experts needed across a variety of categories.
- Udemy – Free platform for creating a course in something. Udemy keeps 15 to 30 percent of your earnings.
- Skill Success – This platform works off a profit sharing model, and you do not have to pay a fee to host your course through them. However, there is a $100 minimum threshold that must be reached in order to be paid via Paypal.
- Skillshare – This site is harder to get going with because they are only accepting applications to teach courses in a small number of fields.
- Maven – List yourself as an expert in just about anything and charge people for your knowledge. Consulting sessions are done via either telephone or email.
- Outschool – Teach online remotely working whenever you want. It is free to list classes. Outschool does take a 30% service fee from enrollments in your classes.
- TakeLessons – This company will deliver fully paid students directly to you. Choose from many different subjects to teach. Set your own price and schedule.
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Anna Thurman is a work at home blogger and mom of two. She has been researching and reviewing remote jobs for over 13 years. Her findings are published weekly here at Real Ways to Earn.