Being a qualified teacher is not a requirement to become a tutor. However, many tutors do have teaching or educational qualifications, as they may have a better understanding of the educational system and how to teach their students effectively. In some cases, tutors may be teachers offering additional support outside of the classroom or retired teachers who continue to work with students. Ultimately, the qualifications and experience of a tutor will vary depending on their background, area of expertise, and individual preferences.
Because we only ever work with real UK teachers you will always get a highly experienced teacher who is safe, reliable and up to speed with the current curriculum and exam requirements. We vet all 20,000+ tutors, and they are all DBS checked.
Team up with other families to create a small tuition group at your home or online. Children should be of similar ages, abilities and ambitions. The tuition fee will automatically be divided equally among your group. Learn more
We're almost certain you will be happy with your choice of teacher, but if the first lesson is not a success, for whatever reason, you will not be charged for the lesson and we will immediately look to find you an alternative teacher.
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