Why Qkids? A Teacher’s Story

Hello! My name is Tina Croft and I am a Qkids teacher. I live right outside the nation’s capital, Washington DC, am a mother of 2 girls, grew up in Indiana, and love to spend time with family and friends. 

I am often asked the question “why Qkids” or “how did you find them”.  If you have ever wondered what the buzz is all about, I would love to share my journey with you, so read on.

Why I Started Looking?

My last daughter had just left the nest for college, we moved to a new city away from family and friends which also meant leaving my full-time job at a university after 7 years, and I found myself in an empty nest wanting to contribute in some way; after all, we now have 2 kids in college!

How Did I Find Qkids?

I decided I wanted to work from home, so I went to my trusty Google and searched “top online home jobs for moms”.  Then I read a post from a friend who was teaching online from home.  This topic had come up in my Google search which led me to begin my own research on the topic.  I found several companies claiming that you could teach children in China how to speak English right from your home. I was intrigued as my youngest daughter had spent some time in China studying their language and speaks fairly fluent. This was my opportunity to give back and use my love of education and meet my desire to work with children.

WOW! So Many Companies!

There were many companies to weed through. I spent a couple of weeks doing research that went something like this:
  • Name of the company
  • Found the website and read what they claimed
  • I went to YouTube and found videos of the classroom, training, and comparison blogs about that company
  • Read online reviews if they could be found
  • I made a spreadsheet for each company with details and pros and cons that I had gathered (Those who know me well, know this is no surprise)

Qkids WINS!!!                           

After all the research, I decided that Qkids seemed to fit my needs and wants the best. They offered:
  • High range pay per hour – deposited directly to your account you choose in US dollars.
  • Flexible scheduling
  • No profile needed to market yourself to parents in order to fill a schedule
  • Consistency in bookings: they fill your available schedule for you
  • Very generous attendance policy – did not find one other company that could match it!
  • Easy application process
  • Only required to teach students, not adults
  • Small class size
  • A fully developed, engaging, and fun curriculum for you to follow – no planning or additions needed.
  • Adorable lesson characters – you just fall in love with Koby and Momo!
  • Uses an online platform with video to see the students

What Next?

APPLY! How you might ask. It was as easy as 1,2,3.
  • Submit my resume
  • Submit my 2-minute video
  • Schedule a Demo

I was quite frightened as I did not know what to expect and had not interviewed for a job in over 8 years, but the Qkids staff made this process so relaxed and enjoyable. They were helpful, gracious, kind, and encouraging.  I immediately felt a connection with the trainer and began my journey.

Does it Live Up to My Expectations?

They have met every expectation I had from them, checked off the list on my spreadsheet, and have surprised me with the even greater community, professionalism, and growth in myself and as a company, than I had imagined!!  
I have now been teaching with them for just under 2 years and have taught over 2,000 classes! We now make it a family affair as my oldest daughter, who is in grad school, and my sister-in-law are teaching too!
It is a joy to be a part of the Qkids family!  I am so glad that I took the leap!

If you are ready to take off and join us, please feel free to use my referral code. I am here to help in any way I can:

Shaping the future of E-learning together! Helping Qkids family grow in your own way!

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