Become A Private Tutor

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Are you a true expert in your tutoring field? Would you describe yourself as academically outstanding and a passionate and committed educator? If so, you could become a private tutor with The Profs!

The Profs are redefining premium-quality private tutoring and creating a new class of professional private tutors. Our service is consistently rated outstanding by our happy students and our team works hard to ensure tutors have the very best experience working with us.


How to Become one of the Profs’ Tutors

  • The Profs is the UK’s premier tutor introduction company. We facilitate face-to-face tuition in London and online tutoring worldwide.
  • We work with a network of hundreds of self-employed private tutors, including university lecturers, PhDs, MScs and practitioners from top universities and institutions across the world.
  • We are always on the lookout for talented tutors. No matter what your level of education or tutoring subject speciality, if you are looking for tutoring jobs and want to teach privately at the highest levels, then please get in touch. We’d love for you to become a private tutor with The Profs.
  • The typical pre-tax payment of our private tutors is £45 to £100 per hour.
  • 1To become a private tutor with The Profs, all applicants must first register on our tutor management application below. Please attach your tutor CV and supporting information about your tutoring skills, work experience, tutoring expertise and performance that you feel is relevant.

    *When you become a Profs tutor, please be prepared to spend 10-15 min completing your private tutor profile. If your tutor application is not completed sufficiently in the first instance, it may be marked as incomplete and you could miss out on being invited to interview.*
  • 2Should your private tutoring background and expertise be appropriate, you will receive a brief introductory phone call to speak with a member of our team to ensure that you are a good fit to become a private tutor with The Profs.
  • 3You will then be invited to meet The Profs in an online (Zoom™) interview, where you will be asked to prepare a short tutorial and lesson plan for us on a topic that you wish to private tutor e.g. Trigonometry for A level Maths or Old English at undergraduate. You may also be asked general private tutor competency questions.
  • 4If you are successful, we would be delighted for you to become a private tutor on our network!
please note!
Unfortunately Students on a Tier 4 or Tier 2 UK Visa do not have the right to work with The Profs

Why Become A Private Tutor With The Profs?

Flexible Schedule

Becoming a self-employed private tutor with The Profs means you can enjoy a flexible schedule. You can work wherever you want at a time that suits you!

Great Clients

You can set your own rates and gain access to thousands of high-paying international clients.

Professional Development

We have a full calendar of webinars, complete with guest speakers who share best practices, so you can continue learning and developing your tutoring skills.

Regular Social Events

We host regular gatherings, so you can meet other like-minded tutors and become part of the community.

Easy Logging Systems

We make it simple to record your private tutoring sessions with the help of our handy online platform. This helps you get your hard earned money sooner!

Private Support From Our Team

You don’t have to go it alone. Becoming a private tutor is easy at The Profs. We help you find business and make money! Plus, our in-house team is on hand to help support with any questions or problems you might have with clients.


Working With The Profs Makes The Difference

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The Profs care for tutors as much as they care for clients

“Tutoring at The Profs is a very unique experience – there is an appreciation of the unique individuality of tutors and clients, and a commitment to academic excellence and ethics – which is very important to me as an academic. The Profs care for tutors as much as they care for clients – this allows you to give your best and thrive professionally. I especially appreciate the workshop and training opportunities that are available to tutors. Hands down, the best tutoring partner.”

Our Students Need Your Expertise

We are always looking out for highly qualified and experienced private tutors in a range of subject areas, specialities, and education levels. However, the following subjects are often in particularly high demand:

  • Law
  • Economics
  • Computer Science
  • Finance
  • Engineering
  • University Applications (Oxbridge, Postgraduate)

You will have a higher chance of receiving an invitation to interview and becoming a private tutor on our network if you specialise in these areas.

Frequently Asked Questions

Becoming a private tutor is a rewarding opportunity to share your knowledge and help students succeed. If you have expertise in a specific subject and a passion for teaching, you can start by creating a profile on Profs Online Tutors. Showcase your qualifications, experience, and teaching style to attract students who are seeking private tutoring. Join our platform and start making a difference in students' lives today.

To become a private tutor, you don't necessarily need formal qualifications. However, having a strong understanding of the subject you wish to teach and relevant experience can greatly enhance your credibility as a tutor. Many students and parents look for tutors with higher education degrees or professional certifications in the subject area. Additionally, demonstrating excellent communication and teaching skills is crucial for success as a private tutor.

Profs Online Tutors provides a platform for tutors to connect with students seeking private tutoring. By creating a profile on our website, you can showcase your expertise and attract potential students. Our platform also allows students to search for tutors based on their subject and location preferences, increasing your chances of finding tutoring jobs that match your skills. Join our network of tutors and start exploring the opportunities available.

Being a successful private tutor requires a combination of subject knowledge, teaching skills, and the ability to connect with students. As a tutor, you should have a deep understanding of the subject you teach and the ability to explain complex concepts in a clear and concise manner. Patience, adaptability, and strong communication skills are also essential for building a positive rapport with your students. Additionally, being organized and well-prepared for each tutoring session will contribute to your success as a private tutor.

Absolutely! Personalizing your tutoring approach is key to helping students achieve their goals. Every student has unique learning styles, strengths, and weaknesses. By understanding your students' individual needs, you can tailor your teaching methods and materials to suit their preferences. This personalized approach will not only enhance their understanding of the subject but also boost their confidence and motivation. As a private tutor, you have the flexibility to adapt your teaching style to meet the specific requirements of each student.

Private tutoring offers numerous benefits to students' education. It provides personalized attention and support, allowing students to work at their own pace and focus on areas where they need improvement. Tutors can provide additional explanations, clarify doubts, and offer guidance on study strategies and exam preparation. Moreover, tutors can help students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills, boosting their overall academic performance. With the guidance of a private tutor, students can gain confidence, overcome challenges, and reach their full potential.

Yes, becoming a private tutor while serving in the military is possible. Private tutoring offers a flexible schedule that can accommodate your military obligations. You can choose the number of hours you want to dedicate to tutoring and set your availability accordingly. Online tutoring platforms like Profs Online Tutors provide the convenience of teaching from anywhere, allowing you to continue tutoring even if you are deployed or stationed in different locations. It's a great way to share your knowledge and make a positive impact while serving in the military.

To ensure a successful tutoring session, it's important to prepare in advance. Familiarize yourself with the topics you will be covering and gather any necessary materials or resources. Create a structured lesson plan to guide the session and set clear objectives for your students. Additionally, establish a positive and supportive learning environment by actively engaging your students, encouraging their participation, and providing constructive feedback. By being well-prepared and fostering a conducive learning atmosphere, you can maximize the effectiveness of your tutoring sessions.

While we don't offer trial sessions, we provide an opportunity for you to have an initial consultation with your potential students. This allows you to discuss their requirements, understand their goals, and assess if you are the right fit for their needs. During this consultation, you can also address any questions or concerns they may have. This personalized interaction before the first session helps both you and the student ensure a successful tutoring partnership.

Open communication is key when handling dissatisfaction with a student or the tutoring service. If a student is unhappy with your tutoring or any aspect of our service, encourage them to share their concerns with you directly. Actively listen to their feedback and work together to find a solution. In cases where issues cannot be resolved, Profs Online Tutors is committed to providing alternative tutor placements as quickly as possible. We value feedback from our clients and continuously strive to improve our services based on their input.

The number of tutoring sessions a student needs depends on their specific goals and the subject they are studying. While it's difficult to make significant progress in less than 5 hours, we recommend starting with a 2-hour session to assess the student's needs and establish a foundation. Weekly or biweekly sessions are common, but the frequency can be adjusted based on the student's requirements and availability. During the initial consultation, you can discuss the student's goals and estimate the number of sessions needed to achieve them.

The majority of tutoring sessions arranged through Profs Online Tutors take place online. This allows students from anywhere in the world to access the best tutors, regardless of their location. Online tutoring offers convenience, flexibility, and the ability to use various digital tools for effective teaching. However, if you prefer to meet students in person, you can discuss your availability and location preferences with them. Profs Online Tutors aims to accommodate both online and in-person tutoring arrangements.

Once you join Profs Online Tutors as a private tutor, our dedicated Client Success Manager will assist you in matching with suitable students. We interview all our tutors individually and gather feedback from students they have worked with. Based on your qualifications, experience, and teaching style, we will recommend you to students who align with your expertise. However, the final decision to choose a tutor lies with the student, and we are always available to provide any additional information or support they may need.

We appreciate your desire to thank your students for their feedback and support. At Profs Online Tutors, we encourage tutors to leave a review for their students after each session. This helps build a positive reputation and helps other tutors when selecting students. Additionally, you can express your gratitude directly to your students by providing them with constructive feedback, acknowledging their progress, and showing appreciation for their dedication. Your thoughtful gestures will contribute to a rewarding tutoring experience for both you and your students.

At Profs Online Tutors, we prioritize the safety and security of payments. We use Stripe, a trusted payment provider that employs the same security systems as banks. Stripe ensures that all transactions are encrypted and protected. As a registered UK company, we comply with all necessary regulations and requirements for data protection. You can trust that your payments are secure when using our platform for tutoring services.

Become Part of Our Tutor Referral Scheme

If you do not private tutor in the above areas, but know someone who may be suitable, then please use the contact button below to introduce them to us. If they are taken onto our network and start working as a private tutor with a student, we will pay a referral fee to say thank you!

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