With the rise in fuel prices, many parents are opting for their children to get tutored online, rather than driving them to and from physical tutoring centers. Take advantage of the growing trend by signing up with an online tutoring website. While some jobs will require prior teaching experience, others will work well for people with good communication skills and a dedication to customer service. We have started the research for you, but feel free to do a Google search using the keywords “online tutor” and research dozens of options based on your availability and subject—area expertise.
TutorVista – has 3 at-home job areas: teaching & practicing English with foreign students; training and mentoring tutors; managing individual academic learning plans. Some computer knowledge and internet connection are required. Teachers and tutor mentors can expect to receive a salary comparable to that of a school teacher, while academic counselors’ pay starts at $24,000 + incentive of $15,000 based on parent satisfaction.
Tutor.com – offers a comprehensive training and certification program, as well as ongoing professional development and support for all of its tutors. Select your own hours and tutor anywhere from 5 to 30 hours a week. Tutors must have completed a US or Canadian college/university at the time of applying and should possess strong knowledge in English, math, sciences or social studies.
Coach – Coach is a platform for professionals who are looking to independently market, manage and grow their businesses.
Some other sites to explore are:
Smart Thinking | Pearson
You can also check out the National Tutors Association Website: NTATutor.org
You must use caution when visiting these sites. Even though they contain a lot of legitimate information, they also lead to links to stuff that’s not legit. Be cautious about the sites and the ads you see and NEVER respond to check-cashing, wire transfer or Western Union related offers.