We are SayABC

Backed by tier one investors in China and in the US, SayABC is a dynamic and fast growing online education platform that strives to bring the highest quality ESL learning experience to millions of young learners in China. We serve students between 5-10 years old – a time when the brain is particularly receptive to language learning and social interactions. The team behind SayABC is a group of awesome, passionate, and somewhat dorky individuals, based in the bustling capital of China – Beijing.

We have built our patent-pending, proprietary interactive online classroom with a 1-to-4 teacher-student setting. Combining excellence in teaching with state of the art online classroom tools, we are geared towards delivering a learning experience of highest quality. SayABC is also the exclusive online education platform partner in China for National Geographic Learning “Our World Series”.

No need to prep materials, just come ready to teach!

Join us and have fun teaching English!

What we offer:

Up to USD $21 ($15 base, and $6 bonus per lesson based on attendance and productivity) per 40 minute class —– range $15-21
60% of our teachers teach 4 classes per day, yielding an income of USD $84 per day.

Teachers who teach our Trial Class can get USD $16 per converted student as an incentive.

A set schedule. We provide a stable and consistent schedule with our 40 minutes-long classes taking place these slots: 6:00pm-6:40pm; 6:50pm-7:30pm; 7:40pm-8:20pm; 8:30pm-9:10pm local time Beijing.

Personalized training on our new curriculum and an opportunity to get the best practices on group class online teaching for young learners.

The qualification process includes an online interview with demo class, and mock class. As part of the process, you will get personalized feedback from our experienced teacher managers!

Teacher Requirements

– Certificate in TEFL, TESOL, CELTA or any other relevant certificates

-Bachelor degree or above (or final year student)

– Relevant teaching experience is preferred

-Tech Requirements: Desktop or Laptop with Fast Internet connection and audio/video capability

-Native level of English

What do we teach?

Our World Series

Our World’s student materials bring together fun and fascinating information about the real world, supported by stunning National Geographic images and specially-created videos, to motivate and enable young learners to learn English.In each Our World level young learners are exposed to:

  • Language presentation and practice
  • Songs and games
  • Video activities
  • A focus on global values
  • National Geographic Values and Mission pages

Our World Readers

The Our World Readers support the language covered in the Student Books, encourage reading for fun, and bring storytelling into your English language-learning classroom.

With readers for all six levels of the series, including original stories, folktales, myths and non-fiction from around the globe, the Our World Readers are a great way to reinforce and consolidate the key language introduced in the Student Books.

Our Team


Da Boss

Guan is our big boss. With years of experience building online content and managing start -ups he is a really smart guy. At any given point he can be heard conversing with our team in his native Swedish, or fluent Chinese, English and conversational Spanish.


SayABC recruiter

Jun is our star recruiter. Having interviewed over 5,000 teachers, she knows that a successful SayABC teacher should adaptable, fun, caring and invested in students’ success.

The Crew

Operations, Curriculum, Product Development

Everyone at SayABC is passionate about English. We love kids and we love technology. Join us and become part of this growing family!


Team Leader

Jon is our first teacher. He's been with us from the beginning. As our senior teacher he is in charge of training incoming teachers on how to be great!


Curriculum Developer

Affectionately called ``xiao bai``, Elizabeth is one of our star developers. Her voice can be heard in many of our original recordings including placement test, short audios, songs and stories. She loves creating fun and engaging content for our students.


Product Manager

Not only is Jie handsome he's also smart as an octopus! He's the brains behind our technology for everything, from our various student, parent and teacher portals to our apps and website. He's seriously smart.


Teacher Trainer

Joe has been teaching in China for over 20 years. He has worked in all aspects of education from curriculum development, to teacher recruiting and training. You will usually meet him during your mock class stage. He's a fun and experienced. You can learn a lot from him.