Employment Type
Contract Length
3-6 Months 6-12 Months
Classroom Audience


Job Description

This is a Joint Program provided by Lopair Education and Abridge Academy.

● Become a mentor and inspirational role model
● Develop children's oral communication skills and fluency
● Introduce topics and activities related to your degree or interests
● Share your knowledge of international culture

You do not need to have a degree or particular qualifications in teaching your chosen language(s), but we do expect you to be confident speaking them fluently, typically to an advanced or native level. Becoming a language buddy is a competitive process (so far, our application success rate has been around 10%), so please do be sure to emphasise any relevant experience or qualifications you have related to online language tutoring, mentoring, teaching or other work with children.

Job Qualifications

  • Are you looking for a well-paid and flexible online tutoring opportunity where you can develop your mentoring skills and learn more about the Chinese culture? Become an online language buddy to enthusiastic children from China!
  • As a language buddy, you will act as a mentor supporting children with their language studies. Unlike a formal tutor, you are not expected to teach grammar or complicated writing classes, instead this program focuses on more relaxed conversation practice


Language buddies enjoy the following benefits:

●Generous pay starting at £8 per half hour class or £15 per full hour (approx. $10/ half hour or $19 per full hour)
●Full training, resources and support provided
●Join our fun, free Chinese language and culture classes
●Opportunity to be fast-tracked for places on our in-person summer camp or homestay programs in 2021 or later
●Additional opportunities are available for outstanding tutors to get involved in other aspects such as content development, training and promotion if they wish