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People who take time for themselves are the happiest
By signing up for Superprof, you are joining a community of over 7 million teachers, coaches, mentors and artists around the world. Our Superprofs are the foundation of our community. By sharing their passion every day, they are offering more than just lessons, but an opportunity for each student to grow and challenge themselves.
Taking climbing lessons has pushed me to surpass myself
I compose my own songs now
What a pleasure to create your own daily life objects, especially with a passionate teacher!
People are at the heart of the Superprof experience. On a daily basis, we encourage exchange, curiosity, and learning in order to make the perfect match between tutors and students. Our platform allows each student to discover a range of profiles corresponding as close as possible to their needs.
At Superprof, it is free to create your tutor ad and start sharing your passion!
You have complete control over your schedule, fees and teaching methodology. You are free to organise your classes as you see fit!
Once your ad is published, students will be able to contact you. If you have any questions, we are here to answer them for you!
When giving a class at home or traveling to a student's home, trust is essential. That's why we are committed to protecting our superprofs and allowing them to have full control over the organization of their courses. If you need help, we are here for you, the Member Support Team is dedicated to you, it will answer all your questions, advise you and guide you in record time and 9 languages.
It's up to you to set your rates. The rate that is shown in your ad is the rate you have chosen.
Publishing your ad is completely free and you can post as many ads as in as many subjects as you are willing to teach.
Over 35,000 students use our platform in over 27 countries around the world. On Superprof, you can connect with students from the comfort of your own home.
Asking yourself "how do I become a tutor?" or "How do find tutoring jobs near me?" Well, you've come to the right place. Starting your tutoring job is very simple. In fact, by landing on this page you've halfway there already. In just 10 minutes, you can create your online tutoring advert on Superprof, advertising lessons locally and via webcam.
The only thing we ask is a little goodwill when creating your profile, to give a short description of your past experiences, whether or not you've tutored before, and add a friendly, clear photo of yourself. In fact, a complete profile with a portrait photo is 100 times more likely to be solicited for lessons.
Superprof allows you to work for yourself and set your own rates. 💸What Subjects Can I Teach with Superprof?
At Superprof, we offer more than 1000 subjects across dozens of categories (sports/ academia/hobbies/music/etc.). You don’t necessarily have to be a qualified tutor to be an effective educator. For example, a professional pianist is obviously qualified to give piano lessons, but teaching involves much more than certification. It requires passion; love for your craft, enthusiasm and the ability to foster these attributes in your students. A piano teacher does not necessarily have to be a concert pianist, but they must have good ideas on how to become one and how to master the instrument and the music.
If you want to start english tutor jobs, you need to have mastered the language yourself, be fluent or bilingual and able to explain concepts in writing, grammar and accent reduction. You may also be required to teach your students the basics of culture and history of the countries where the language is spoken.Is it free to create a tutor ad?
Advertising as a tutor is completely free on Superprof. Start your first tutoring job today! 😃
Qualifications are only one part of become a tutor. Experience and knowledge of your subject are equally as important as is being a good educator and communicator. Discover more about tutor qualifications in our dedicated blog.What are the Legalities of Working as a Private Tutor?
As a tutor working for yourself there are a number of legal considerations to think about to protect yourself and your students.
Report your income to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). It’s important to keep your income and taxes up to date and a legal requirement to declare your income. Are Superprof involved in payment? No, Superprof are not involved in the payment process between tutors and students: it is for both parties to decide how they want to be paid, whether it's by cash, bank transfer, or through another means.
Insure yourself. It’s not a legal requirement to be insured as a tutor in the UK, but it’s a standard practice to do so. Consider public liability insurance, business and portable equipment insurance and professional indemnity insurance.
Be aware of health and safety. This means providing a safe environment for students to learn. This is very important if you plan to teach from your home.
Advertise honestly. Every claim you make must be factually correct, and you should be able to provide documentary proof of any qualification you claim to hold.
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). It’s not a legal requirement for tutors to have a DBS check in the UK. However, this can provide reassurance, especially to parents of students.How can I get my lessons paid via Superprof?
Make sure you get paid! We offer a secure lesson payment system, via your Superprof account.
In order lessons to be paid for online, you must click on the tab “propose a lesson”, from the site’s messaging system, and validate it with the student. You do this by clicking the "+" button at the bottom right of the conversation and offering a single lesson or packs of 5/10 hours of lessons to your students.
The student will be able to pre-pay for the lesson by credit card or Paypal and this will automatically appear in your balance. The amount will then be paid to you 24 hours after the course has taken place (assuming no problem has been reported) .
To receive this money you will need to approve a method of payment via which to receive your funds. Due to a growing number of issues with international bank transfers from the EU to the UK, new members will only be able to receive payments through PayPal on Superprof.
As a reminder, be sure to schedule lessons directly in your Superprof calendar so we know when they are finished.
Please note that if you choose to be paid through Superprof a 10% commission will be taken from your hourly rate to cover administrative and transactional fees. If you sign up to the Premium pass, however, this commission will be waved and you will keep 100% of the hourly lesson fee.
If you do not wish to use the secure payment system you are free to organise payments privately outside the website but at your own risk.
If you need more info, we will be happy to answer you 😃
Here is a link to our blog on reporting your tutoring income in the UK in case it helps: http://www.superprof.co.uk/blog/disclosing-what-you-earn/