Tutees And Parents
Why Private Tuition?
Reasons why parents choose private tuition for their children:
- They have fallen behind at school
- They may need extra attention or help
- They may wish to learn an extra subject outside of school
- Confidence can be increased
- Performance at school can be increased
Choosing your tutor
Use our search form to quickly and easily find tutors in your area that meet your specific needs. This is achieved by our unique postcode search which ensures online tutors close to you are displayed for your chosen subject and level.
We have a wide range of tutors offering subjects in English and Math's as well as many others from primary level to GCSE, A-Level all the way up to degree level.
We ask tutors to declare the following in their profiles:
- Hourly rates
- Approach to tutoring
- CRB check status
- Availability (day, evening or weekend)
You should ask to see the tutorís qualifications and CRB certificate if they indicate they can provide these on their tutoring profile. However, please be aware that many excellent tutors do not possess CRB certificates, and that it is not a legal requirement for tutoring.
Confirming your choice of tutor
When a tutor answers your questions or confirms they are happy to start tutoring you, we will send you email notifications so you can ask further questions or accept the offer, at which point we will exchange contact details and you will receive each otherís contact information.
Once you have discussed your requirements with the tutor to confirm they meet your needs, we ask for a small payment of £4.99-19.99* payable online by credit or debit card to exchange contact details+, this is dramatically cheaper than standard tuition agency fees and reassures our tutors that your enquiry is genuine.
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Frequently Asked Questions
When do I need to pay? We only ask for a £4.99-19.99* introduction fee once you have discussed your requirements with the tutors via the memberís area. Itís free to search, browse and contact tutors.
How can I find a tutor at UK Tutors? Our powerful search engine offers a quick and easy way to find a tutor that meets your needs. On the search page, enter your postcode, the subject and level you require and click on the search button, all tutors in your area that match your search criteria will be displayed. Click on each tutor's profile page to get more details.
How do I contact your tutors? The first step is to create a free tutee account, this will allow you to contact tutors and discuss your requirements with them before releasing their contact details by paying our £4.99-19.99* introduction fee+. You will then receive an email from us with your tutors contact details, the tutor will also receive your contact information.
Do you CRB check tutors? No. The tutor profiles are written by the tutors themselves. We would recommend tutees request to see a CRB certificate and any other declared qualifications at the beginning of the first lesson.
I would like to release a tutors contact details but Iíve not heard from them. It's possible the tutor you contact is temporarily unavailable. We email all tutors instantly when you make an enquiry but cannot force them to respond. Itís always a good idea to contact more than one tutor as not all of them will be available.
- Who are the tutors on your website?
Our tutors come from a wide range of sources. From our statistics, the main occupations of our tutors are:
- Academic university/institutes lecturers
- College teachers
- Current or former university tutors
- University students with good academic records
Others include people with specific knowledge and experience who consider tutoring as part-time or full time career. For example, guitar players, stage performers etc.
Please note that UK Tutors does not manually check qualifications of tutors. There is no minimum requirement to become a registered tutor on our site. As a result, anyone who believes he/she can teach is eligible to register as a tutor on our website. That's why it is important to read through the tutor's profiles and choose the most suitable one.
If you have a question, or are unsure, please contact us using our support form and we will guide you through the process.
* Our one-off fees are variable and linked to the tutor's price per hour to make our service as affordable as possible
+ See terms and conditions for further details