2020年3月27日

FAQ

I. About the Company
Weblio Philippines, Inc. was established in 2014, while its parent company Weblio, Inc. was founded in 2005.
Yes. Weblio, Inc. is a legitimate company that operates its head office in Tokyo, Japan. Its Philippine branch has all the necessary paperwork to operate legally in the Philippines.
Online dictionary and English tutorial.
II. Application
Registration
Test Call and Interview
Self-Training
Online Demo
Start teaching
Submit your application here. Then, check your email for further guidelines.
The entire application should could last up to 1-2 working days depending on the tutor applicant’s availability and response on the requirements.
Yes, you can as long as you have TIN and BDO savings account.
Yes, you can as long as you can get a TIN and open a bank account in the Philippines.
Yes, we welcome part-time home-based tutors as long as you have a registered TIN in the Philippines.
No, the entire application process (interview, exams, training, etc) is done online.
Yes, as long as you are 18 years old or above. You must also be fluent in English and effective in teaching
No, Japanese proficiency is not required.
III. Requirements
To become a Weblio tutor, you need to meet the initial requirements below:
  • Must be 18 years old or above
  • Must have a working desktop or laptop
  • Must have a stable internet connection (at least 3 mbps actual download speed)
  • Wired internet connection (not signal-based => e.g. LTE)
  • Unlimited data allocation
  • Must have a quiet working environment
  • Must have a headset and web camera
  • Must have plain white background
  • Good Lighting
  • Must have a headset with noise cancelling feature and web camera
  • Yes, you must have a registered TIN here in the Philippines.
    Prior experience in teaching English online is preferred, but not required.
    IV. Payment
    Weblio sends tutors’ fees through their BDO/BPI savings accounts.
    Weblio will give you an endorsement letter after your training so you can open a payroll account for free.
    Yes, provided that it is a savings account.
    Weblio sends tutors’ fees every 20th of the following month. Cut off is at the end of each month.
    No, since Weblio tutors are all considered independent contractors.
    Yes, Weblio is legally bound to withhold 10% from your monthly tutor fee. The amount is remitted to BIR monthly.
    Weblio will not file your taxes, but you may request for a BIR 2307 from us so you can file your taxes yourself.
    Yes, you can. As an independent contractor, you can stop teaching anytime you want to as long as you inform us about your resignation.
    V. About the Lessons
    Your students are mostly Japanese.
    The duration of our lessons is no longer limited to 25 minutes. It will now vary as follows: 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, and 55 minutes
    Your tutor fee is computed based on the number of your completed lessons in a month multiplied by your rate per lesson. Please take note that necessary deductions will apply.
    Students can view all tutor’s open lesson slots. They select who to book based on the tutor profile. It’s very much important to open your schedule in advance so students would be encouraged to book your schedule.
    Weblio has a wide selection of teaching materials for you.
    No, just make sure not to be inactive for 2 consecutive months; otherwise, we will delete your profile from the site.
    You may contact using Weblio’s own learning platform, WebRTC.
    There is no minimum hours required to teach in Weblio but we’d highly appreciate if you can regularly open your schedule.