Become a tutor

Whether you are an established tutor or thinking about becoming one for the first time, Tutornet can help you find the right role, agency or assignment for you.

We recruit tutors for in-home, tuition centres or online tuition. If you are interested in working as a tutor anywhere in the world we want to hear from you. 

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Why Become a tutor

Becoming a tutor is one of the most rewarding career moves you can make. If you enjoy meeting and helping people then you will enjoy being a tutor. Tutors are required for a whole range of academic disciplines as well as business, training and career advice. Whatever your experience there will be a learner looking for a tutor with your very mix of skills and experience.

Our Approach

Tutornet has been recruiting tutors since 2010. We have placed tutors with families, run revision courses, worked with schools and companies, and delivered online tuition to a range of students. We are looking for new and expereinced tutors to join our team. Employed and self-employed opportunities available

Self Employed with Your Own Clients 

This option will suit a tutor who wants to build their own portfolio of clients from a variety of sources. 

You register with HMRC as self-employed (or form your own limited company) and are liable for all your own taxes and national insurance. Tutornet acts as an agency to find you students for which we charge you a fee. The price and number of lessons is for you to determine with each client. 


This option  will suit a tutor who wants a regular income over building their own reputation as a n independent tutor.

Part-time employment is often based on zero-hour contracts with work being offered on an ad hoc basis but with your employer taking all liability for tax and national insurance. There is also scope to do supply teaching or work in learning centres.


We employ tutors from a range of backgrounds and geographies. Here's what some of the team had to say about tutoring with us

The most amazing part about being a tutor is when a student gets the point that you've been trying to explain to them. 


Biology Tutor

Being a tutor showed me how much I know about my subject. It's been a great way to refresh my knowledge on core topics. 


Maths Tutor

I've found working as an English tutor to be really rewarding. It has helped boost my confidence in working with people.


English Tutor


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Answers to the most common questions asked by prospective tutors

I have never been a tutor, what do I need to know?

You need to know your subject and demonstrate your passion for helping others to know it too. Tutoring doesn’t just earn you money, it keeps you engaged with your subject and helping students to learn will revitalise your own knowledge. The most important skill you need is to empathise with your students and understand where they are on their learning journey.

What subjects are in demand?

Among children sitting exams the most popular subjects are Maths, English and the science subjects. Children in primary education often need help to improve reading and writing and a tutoring assignment can last a long time. Specialist subjects can be in demand where teachers are not available locally.
However, there is demand for a whole range of subjects including those not sitting exams to adults at work. Whatever your career you will find students who want to learn more about what it takes to be a doctor, project manager, accountant etc and the best people to help them are those who are working in those fields. 

Do I need to be a teacher?

No. A teaching qualification is useful but a passion for your subject is most important. Tutors of children work alongside the education system and help their students understand what their teachers are teaching them.