Are you thinking of becoming a private tutor? We the owners of Home Tutors Directory began tutoring in the summer of 1993 and 1994 upon the completion of our degrees After each working for four years in academic research, we started a business in private tuition specialising in GCSE Science and A Level Biology and Chemistry.
Because of this we would like to share some of our expertise with you to enable you to start work as a successful private tutor. Alternatively this guide can help exsisting tutors on how to improve their tutoring service so it will go from strength to strength. This is only a guideline but we hope it will help you. This guide is primarily targeted at those wishing to offer academic tutoring, however most of the guide applies equally well to those of you wishing to tutor non-academic/vocational subjects such as alternative therapies etc.
Regardless of whether you are currently a full time or part time private tutor, new to tutoring, or are considering setting up a new private tuition service or home tutoring business, we hope that you find the tutoring tips helpful
If you are interested in viewing further articles, based on our tutoring experiences, you may wish to visit Home Tutors Directory resources page for further reading
Currently in the UK there are no minimum or maximum qualifications that a home teacher requires to offer a private tutoring service. However a minimum requirement sought by most tutoring agencies is a foundation degree or HND if you wish to provide tuition for academic subjects.
There are several categories of individuals who generally provide home tuition including the following
By Jayne Thomas Co-founder of Home Tutors Directory
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BSc (Hons, King's College, London) AKC, PGCE (Bristol University). Successful tutor for the last 21 yrs: all boards covered. Since advent of Covid-19 have tutored online.
Taught up to A level, in school as Head of Chemistry & Head of Science. Author of "BBC Help Yourself GCSE Chemistry" & contributor to Nuffield KS3 Science
I've been working for over 20 years as a physicist/engineer and work part-time for a local based company. Previous educational work includes Open University tutoring, college lecturing and some private tutoring. I've supervised a number of ....
Freelance, qualified tutor with seven years experience in one-to-one teaching
I offer online tuition in Numeracy and Literacy (Year 1 to Year 6)
In addition I am a qualified EAL tutor (English as an Additional Language) for adults and children. I have ten years of of teaching and tutoring experience.
Highly experienced, friendly ,11+ Tutor covering all aspects of the testing- Maths, English, VR and NVR - no need for separate tutors! Scholarships and Tiffin entry achieved every year.
Stand alone school suitability assessment also available. Get information about local schools and know which ones would be achievable for your child. Together we make a plan in order for your child to succeed. POA
I am a specialist teacher of English and Maths, working with students who have attendance or behavioural problems and also helping learners who lack confidence.
I have a master degree MSc in science.
I'm happy to do home tutorials for mathematics, english and science cost of £25.00 per hour.
From the the age of 4 years up to 16 year old
I have 35+ years experience in teaching Maths and Physics in a range of different school and college environments as well as individually. I have taught pupils from the age of 10 upwards which includes those of secondary age and mature students.
Tuition from my home classroom in Bradninch, near Cullompton, one to one or small groups.