How Do I Become An Online Tutor?

Online tutor teaching students online classroom
Online tutoring is a rewarding way to make extra income, provided you’re willing to build up your expertise in a specific subject.

What does a Tutor (Online Tutor) do?

Tutor Qualifications

Tutor Education

Tutor Certifications

Tutoring Skills

Qualities of a good online tutor

  1. Patience — It is essential to be patient with your students. They may not understand the material right away, and it is your job to help them through it.
  2. Positivity It is essential for teachers to believe in the potential of their pupils and instill a positive attitude. They should know that you have faith in their capacity to learn and develop.
  3. Empathy — You must understand where they are coming from and what they are going through.
  4. Confidentiality — You must be able to keep your tutees’ confidences safe.
  5. Desire to help– As a tutor, you want to make a difference in others’ lives and gets satisfaction seeing others succeed.

How to Start an Online Tutoring Business

1. Identify your niche

2. Research the tutoring market & your competitors

3. Sign up for an online tutoring platform

  • Preply — best for learning a new language.
  • TutorMe — features tutors from Ivy League colleges across the U.S.
  • Wyzant — offers in-person tutoring as well as its online tutoring services.
  • Symposium — The best place to learn all types of skills, from kickboxing to coding, you can find someone who knows what they are talking about on symposium.

3. Sign up for an online tutoring platform

  • Preply — best for learning a new language.
  • TutorMe — features tutors from Ivy League colleges across the U.S.
  • Wyzant — offers in-person tutoring as well as its online tutoring services.
  • Symposium — The best place to learn all types of skills, from kickboxing to coding, you can find someone who knows what they are talking about on symposium.

4. Set your rates

5. Promote your tutoring services / teaching methods

Start Tutoring Today

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