With 51Talk, Top Teacher Luzon 2020 Awardee teacher Clary has found where the future lies: at home, where it truly counts.
For teacher Clary, working from home and working with 51Talk are truly a blessing. Not only does she have more time to spend with her family, but she also excels in her teaching. As a 51Talk Top Teacher Luzon 2020 Awardee, teacher Clary sees that this is where her future lies.
Teacher Clary’s journey started after leaving her previous work as a virtual assistant for 7 years. Back in 2013, teacher Clary saw an advertisement for 51talk on Facebook. Out of curiosity, she gave it a try, and fortunately, she passed the interview and demo.
Since 51Talk doesn’t require most of their online English teachers to work in an office, teacher Clary had the opportunity to work at home. For her, working from home is indeed a gift. She said, “I was always into home-based jobs. That's why being a part of 51Talk is really a blessing.”
Aside from this, she’s also a homebody who enjoys simple pleasures such as watching movies and reading. However, more than that, she gets to earn money and spend more valuable time with her loved ones at the same time. For any home-based employee, that’s a luxury that’s too good to give up.
Because of these benefits, teacher Clary has been teaching for 51Talk for more than 7 years now. After all these years, she showed the fruits of her labor when she was recognized as the top teacher for Luzon this 2020.
Would you believe that this top teacher was a very shy child? Now, teacher Clary is a successful and passionate online English teacher who’s always confident and excited to speak with her students.
Teacher Clary says, "I feel so happy about being one of the top teachers in the country. There are thousands of teachers across the Philippines who are very talented and amazing. Being part of this is such a blast. This recognition motivates me to conduct fun and exciting lessons."
Moreover, she remarks that passion motivated her to continue working as an online teacher. She says her goal is to help students to improve their communication skills.
With 51Talk, teacher Clary had the opportunity to learn and improve her skills as an online English teacher. She said, "51Talk equipped me with the necessary skills that I need to be an effective teacher. They provided numerous training sessions that helped me become an extraordinary teacher."
In terms of professional development, teacher Clary shared how 51Talk made an impact on her life. "They not only provided tons of training to prepare the teacher for the actual lessons, but also gave us an opportunity to get international certificates, such as TESOL and TEFL."
51Talk offers its online teachers free TESOL certification from TEACH International. They ensure that you are well-prepared before you give your first online lesson. After all, when you become an online English teacher, it’s just you and your student inside your virtual classroom.
As a top teacher awardee, teacher Clary encourages those who aspire to become a part of the online teaching industry to join it now, especially through 51Talk.
“Being a teacher is one of the most difficult jobs in the world. However, it's also the most fulfilling because you can definitely make a huge impact on your student's future. Love your job and always give your 100% in every lesson. That will be the best ingredient in your success in this field.”
As teacher Clary mentioned, starting and thriving in the online teaching industry is not easy. It requires an ample amount of effort, heart, patience, and commitment. If you are planning to join this industry, make sure you are physically and mentally ready.
But don’t worry about everything else related to teaching English online! With the help of 51Talk, your online teaching journey will be amazing and fulfilling!
51Talk is looking for thousands of home-based online teachers to give one-on-one English lessons. You can earn up to Php80K as a full-time teacher and enjoy a wide range of perks –