6-Step Application Guide
We've created this Essential 6-Step Guide (which takes around 20–30 minutes to complete) for people interested in becoming an Online Danish Teacher. If you follow everything below closely, including the mini-guides for each step, you will certainly be accepted and can start teaching within a week.
STEP 1: SIGN UP
Click this link to start your teaching application.
STEP 2: ABOUT
Fill in your details in the 'About' section.

Native Danish speakers can charge significantly higher rates than the recommended low hourly rate (which is an average for non-native Danish tutors). Yet we recommend initially apply with the low rate and change it only after you have received your first student and review. However, once you have the 5 stars next to your profile, you can increase your rate to 120 DKK or 90 DKK per hour since native Danish speakers can command a significantly higher rate than non-native ones. As you start acquiring some more positive reviews, you slowly increase your hourly rate to 200 DKK or 150 DKK per hour (or even more if students love your classes!)
STEP 3: PROFILE PHOTO
Upload a profile photo. Click here to read the detailed PHOTO guidelines.

Common mistakes: bad quality photo; not professional;
IMPORTANT!
After uploading the photo it sometimes asks you about a teaching certificate. IMPORTANT: Native Danish speakers DO NOT need teaching certification and you simply skip this step by ticking the box for "I don't have any teaching certification yet" at the bottom of the page.
STEP 4: PROFILE DESCRIPTION
Write a profile description (minimum 100 words). Click here to read the detailed DESCRIPTION guidelines.

Example headlines:

-Build your future: I will make you fluent in Danish with personalized lessons
-Native Danish speaker from CopenhagenUniversity
-High-Level Business Danish Language

Moreover, you can view some examples of successful applicants for the language you intend to teach by looking at the video and application examples here.

Here is a Successful Template Framework you can use to write your own profile description:

*Greet the reader (potential students)*
*Introduce yourself in 1 sentences*
*Write 1 sentence about why you want to tutor Danish online*
*If you have any experience teaching, write 1 sentence about that here*
*Mention if you can teach kids as well as adults, or only adults*
*Mention what the main focus of your lessons could be (improving grammar, business conversation, day-to-day communication, correcting pronunciation, discussing different topics in Danish etc.)*
*Mention why students should choose you to be their tutor here*
*Add a "Call-To-Action" inviting students to book a lesson with you, or to message with any questions*

Common mistakes: grammatical and punctuation errors, using languages other than Danish, sharing personal information like: last name, phone number and other external communication channels (Skype, Zoom, Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Email).
Here're you can find 3 examples of a successful description.
STEP 5: INTRODUCTION VIDEO
Record a video (at least 30s, no more than 2min). Click here to read the detailed VIDEO guidelines.

Strictly follow the guidelines above. You can view some example videos here.

For this video, you can follow the same template as in the one you write in the Description (Step 4) but do not read off the screen.

Common mistakes: bad resolution/lightning;
STEP 6: AVAILABILITY
We recommend setting as much availability as possible so that you can secure your first lessons and reviews as soon as possible.
CONGRATULATIONS! You've Reached The Finish Line!

The current waiting time to get approved is 3–5 days. Please be patient and keep an eye on your inbox as if there's any editing required they will let you know via email.

By the way, when you start teaching, payments for your earnings as a teacher can be done via several options such as directly into your bank account or PayPal.

If you have any further questions about the application process or technical issues (e.g. video upload) please contact [email protected]

We wish you a successful application process.
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