Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I apply?
A: Click "Apply Now" to apply online. Fill out the registration form and verify your email address by clicking the link sent to you via email.
Q: Do you accept undergraduate applicants?
A: Yes, applicants who are 18 years old and above are welcome to apply. Educational attainment is not a requirement as long as the applicant have good command of the English language and teach English effectively.
Q: Do I need to know how to speak Japanese?
A: Japanese language proficiency is not required but if you are able to speak basic Japanese, it will be one of your advantage in teaching a class.
Q: Do I need to go to your office to apply or get interviewed?
A: No, personal appearance is not required. The whole application process (i.e. exams, demo lesson, and document submission) is done online.
Q: How long is the application process?
A: It mainly depends on the availability of the applicant. It usually takes one week but it can be finished in as quick as 3 to 5 days.
Q: Can I apply even though I am in another country?
A: You must be currently residing in the Philippines to apply.
Q: Is it ok for me to apply in your school and while working at the other ESL schools?
A: No, you should not be connected/active to other ESL schools.
Q: I can teach kids/have TESOL/JLPT certificate, do I get an additional incentive for that?
Yes. Applicants who have experience to teach kids, TESOL or JLPT certified is an advantage.
Q: What are the requirements to become a tutor of KEYEYE?
A: To become a tutor of KEYEYE, you need to meet the initial requirements below: Must be at least 18 years old Must be available to teach peak hours Weekdays (500-900 or 2000-000 Japan Time) and on Weekends(anytime saturday or sunday). Must have access to a stable DSL/Wired Internet connection Must have environment to use computer/laptop with a webcam and skype Must have headset w/built in microphone Must be currently residing in the Philippines Must not be currently working in another online English school
Q: What kind of internet connection should I have as a teacher?
A: At least 2mbps DSL/Wired Internet connection (no USB stick,broadband, pocket wifi, LTE, Ultera).
Q: Do I need to have any teaching experience to qualify?
A: A minimum of 1 year Teaching Experience (Online or Offline) is an advantage, but you can apply as long as you have a good command of the English language and pass our demo class.
Q: What are the technical requirements for my pc/laptop?
A: Your pc/laptop should have specs of atleast Dual core processor 1Ghz or above, Intel Core i3 / i5 / i7 or AMD and atleast 2GB of RAM & 60GB free hard disk space.
Q: How do you pay the salary, is it once a month or twice a month?
A: Salary will be paid twice a month (15th and 30th) .
Q: How do we get paid? Paypal or Bank Deposit?
A: Salary will be paid by bank deposit via BPI only.
Q: What if I have an existing bank account, can I use it instead?
A: No, we only use the company’s preferred bank which is BPI Bank of the Philippine Islands (not BPI Family)
Q: Who will I be teaching?
A: Most of the students in KEYEYE are Japanese. Their age varies from 2 years old children to the elderly people more than 80 years old.
Q: How do I conduct the lesson?
A: All lessons are conducted through Skype so tutors need to know how to use it.
Q: Is it a video or audio class?
A: Basically every lesson will be conducted by Video lesson style.
Q: How long is the usual lesson?
A: One lesson takes 25 minutes.
Q: Is there a required minimum number of hours to teach?
A: Should teach at least 1 hour/day or 40 hrs/month.
Q: How do I get students?
A: Students are able to check each tutor's open lesson schedules. They select who to book based on the tutor profile.

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