ABSTRACT

This chapter contains all of the logistical information about becoming an online tutor. First, it discusses the different types of tutoring: academic and non-academic, private and Pupil Premium, adults and children, and so on. Next, there is a detailed guide on how tutors should set their hourly rate, accommodating the different factors such as fees, marking, preparatory work, and so on. There is also a detailed guide to where tutors can work, with ‘pros’ and ‘cons’ for the various agency, student marketplace, and freelance arrangements tutors can use to find students. Finally, the chapter explores basic safeguarding requirements and best practice for tutors, to ensure that they can create safe, inclusive environments for their students and know what to do if they have concerns for a child’s welfare.