Online Mandarin Chinese Tutor at PandaTree

Remote | Part-time

Online Mandarin Chinese Tutor with PandaTree



Do you love helping children learn Mandarin Chinese? And are you looking for a fun and flexible part-time job? Do you want to work from home?

Join PandaTree! We’re passionate about helping kids learn foreign languages. PandaTree delivers high-quality online language lessons for children using our proprietary video conference platform and engaging curriculum. PandaTree provides a fun and convenient way for students, ages 2 to 17 to learn Chinese with individualized tutoring lessons and engaging discussions. Special PandaTree programs include our Preschool lessons for students 2-5 accompanied by a parent and AP lessons for high school students.

PandaTree is an exciting place to be! We are growing and looking for native-fluency Chinese-speaking tutors to provide one-on-one tutoring for children via our videoconference platform. Tutors work 15-35 hours of their choosing per week from the comfort of a private room in their own home. PandaTree provides lessons between 8 am-11pm Eastern Time (5am-8pm Pacific Time) 7 days per week.

Job description:

  • Our tutors help kids improve their Chinese fluency through fun, interesting conversations over our proprietary video-conference platform.
  • During the lesson, the tutor will use engaging content modules provided by PandaTree, which include photos, videos, songs and interactive games.
  • Tutors gently help with new words or corrections as needed and add new words to the student’s personalized word list. After the lesson, tutors write an update note.
  • Tutoring sessions last 25 or 50 minutes. Five to 20 minutes of prep time is required before each session. Sessions are recorded for later review by the student and for ensuring quality.


  • Articulate, native-fluency Chinese speaker
  • Strong English speaking and writing skills
  • Bachelor of Arts, Masters degree or PhD with a focus on education or language
  • Minimum 2 years of experience teaching children, ideally in a classroom setting. Prior tutoring experience (online or in-person) also helpful
  • Patient, kind and FUN. Tutors need an engaging and encouraging presence over video-conference
  • Legally permitted to work in the US. (New hires will complete an I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification)
  • Ability to be punctual for tutoring sessions is a must
  • Willing and able to commit to 9+ months of working with PandaTree

Technical requirements

  • Reliable, high-speed internet connection: Minimum 100 Mbps download and 10 Mbps upload. (Visit to test.)
  • Laptop or desktop computer, less than 2 years old, Mac or PC
  • Camera and microphone (built-in or plug-in)
  • Good lighting for an evenly lit face
  • Quiet, private, interruption-free room, with a plain background to conduct online tutoring sessions


  • Flexible hours – 15 to 35 hours per week; you choose the hours you are available
  • Work from your home
  • $15-$20+ per hour

Please include a short cover letter explaining your Mandarin Chinese teaching and your interest in or experience with working with children.

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