RareJob tutors can choose to teach anytime between 5:00 AM to 12:00 AM, Mondays to Sundays. New tutors, however, may teach anytime between 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM to 12:00 AM on weekdays, and from 5:00 AM to 12:00 AM on weekends.
RareJob provides a wide selection of materials that tutors can choose from. RareJob follows the 10-level curriculum based on CEFR-J. Tutors may opt to look for supplementary materials if necessary.
Students are able to view tutors’ open lesson slots. They select who to book based on the tutor’s profile.
Most of the students in RareJob are Japanese. Their age varies but the majority of them are working professionals.
All lessons are conducted through Skype; hence, tutors need to learn how to use it.
BEFORE THE LESSON
1. Plot your preferred schedule. Log in your RareJob account to open lesson slots.
2. Be online at least 30 minutes before your lesson to confirm your schedule.
3. Review your student’s lesson preference. Upon getting booked by a student, you can view the student’s profile, contact details, preferred lesson type, and requested lesson material.
4. Log in to Skype. Make sure your Skype profile indicates that you are a RareJob tutor.
5. Add your student on Skype.
6. Send your student a message introducing yourself as his/her RareJob tutor.
DURING THE LESSON
7. Call your student on time.
8. Conduct the class with your student. Conduct the lesson by following the preferred lesson material of the student.
9. Provide feedback to your student and help him/her track his/her performance.
10. End the lesson properly and on time.
AFTER THE LESSON
12. Input the progress of your student on the website for the next tutor’s reference.
One lesson takes 25 minutes.
There is no minimum hours required to teach in RareJob. Our schedule is 100% flexible. Tutors can control and choose their own schedule based on their preference.
Skills & Qualifications
Previous teaching experience is preferred but not required.
No, you do not need a TIN to apply. However, before you begin teaching, you need to acquire a TIN for the processing of your tutor fee.
You can use any laptop/PC specs, as long as it can conduct Skype voice and video calls. For the internet connection, your speedtest.net results must be not more than 30 MS for PING, at least 1 mbps for download speed and at least 0.6 mbps for upload speed.
Send a message through the following channels so we can assist you better:
Facebook: RareJob, Inc.
RareJob’s application process is simple and convenient. Everything is done online so there is no need to visit our office at any point of your application. You just need to accomplish these easy steps:
Yes, students who are 18 years old and above are welcome to apply.
Knowing Nihongo may be an advantage for handling beginner students, but it is not a requirement.
No, personal appearance is not required. The whole application process (i.e. exams, interview, and document submission) is done online.
It would depend on how soon you can finish all the steps from assessment to submission of requirements.
RareJob, Inc. is listed in the Mothers, Tokyo Stock Exchange. We have been in business since 2007 and we have more than 4,000 active tutors all over the Philippines.
Residence should be in the Philippines. This is due to legal implications that may arise from existing employment laws in reference to their country of residence.
We discourage foreign nationals to apply since the process of acquiring the requirements is tedious. If, however, you can get a Tax Identification Number (TIN), and can open a bank account in the Philippines, then you are welcome to apply.
You will need to re-activate your account. Log in to your RareJob account, fill out the Application Clearance form, wait for its approval, then undergo the application process again.
Your tutor fee is computed by multiplying the number of booked lesson (lessons with students) you have conducted in a month by the rate per lesson. If you qualify to one or more incentives, it will be added to your total earnings for the month.
The tutor fee is distributed every 10th of the month through direct bank transfer to either a BPI (Bank of the Philippine Islands) or a PNB (Philippine National Bank) account. We provide you with an endorsement letter to help you open an account.
RareJob provides an endorsement letter that you can download on the website. You can use the letter to open either a PNB or a BPI account. You should open an account under your registered name in RareJob.
We highly recommend that you open a separate payroll bank account; however if you prefer to use your current account, you may have it tagged as a payroll account. Kindly coordinate with the bank personnel-in-charge.
You may qualify for a lower tax classification, provided that you submit the necessary requirements. Further details will be discussed to you as you go through the application process.
Yes, the tutor fee is subject to tax. Under the Expanded Withholding Tax rule of BIR for independent contractors, RareJob is obligated to withhold a 10% withholding tax every month. The amount will then be submitted to BIR.
You are responsible for filing your own ITR. RareJob will only remit the amount and send you your BIR Form 2307. You will then submit this form to the BIR quarterly. If you are employed elsewhere, you will attach this form along with your BIR Form 2316 to your BIR Form 1701 when you file your ITR.
No, tutors are considered as independent contractors. RareJob Tutors can start or stop teaching any time they need to. They just have to teach at least once every six months to retain Active account status.