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  • Q: Do you charge to help me find a tutor?

    No, we provide a free service to help you connect with private tutors. Search on our website, email us or call us, we are happy to help.

  • Q: How do I rate or review a tutor?

    Simply sign up as a student and you will be able to review the tutor listed on our website. Note: We are currently working to build this into our website and this functionality will be available shortly.

  • Q: Can you find a tutor for me?

    We can help you find a tutor. Just contact us and let us know what your requirements are and we will try our best to support you.

  • Q: How do I pay the tutor?

    We do not take part in the transactions between you and a tutor. Each tutor will have specific preferences of how they would like to be paid. Most tutors will accept cash, bank transfers or paypal.

  • Q: How do I contact the tutor I have chosen?

    You can message the tutor directly from our website and their responses will be delivered to your inbox (please check SPAM folder). Some tutors will also have their mobile numbers displayed if you would prefer to text or call.

  • Q: I can't find my tutor on this website anymore!

    Unfortuntely, we can only connect you with tutors that are actively using our services. A tutor can choose to stop or restart with us at any time so if your tutor is not on our website we are unable to connect you unless they restart their service with us.

  • Q: Do you perform identity checks on the tutors?

    We encourage all the tutors on our website to submit ID and DBS in order to verify their identity. Tutors that have done this will have a verified badge and you can filter results to show verified tutors only. There are also tutors on our website who have not been verified but we make you aware so you can decide for yourself.

  • Q: The tutor I contacted did not respond?

    We aim to ensure all tutors listed on our website are responsive and available. If the tutor you contacted has not responded then please contact us so we can assist.

  • Q: Where are your tutoring centres?

    We have tutoring centres in Woolwich and Thamesmead.

    Thamesmead -  Woolwich Polytechnic School, Hutchins Road, SE28 8AT (10am to 12pm). Tutoring in Thamesmead

    Woolwich - Clockhouse Community Centre, Defiance Walk, Woolwich SE18 5QL (1pm to 3pm). Tutoring in Woolwich

  • Q: Can my child attend for 1 hour only?

    Yes - although we highly recommend two hour lessons as we are able to secure the learning for the day better and are able to make more progress.

  • Q: Do I have to pay if my child will be absent?

    No - we do not charge for absences but please inform us of any planned absences as soon as possible.

  • Q: How old does my child have to be to attend?

    Our youngest students are 5 years old and in year 1 of primary school. Our oldest students are GCSE students.

  • Q: What is the price?

    We charge £15 per hour.
    We provide a 10% discount for siblings attending 2 hours each

  • Q: What does my child need to bring each saturday?

    We provide all learning materials that your child will be using during the lessons. Please ensure they bring their assigned books and homework each saturday.

  • Q: What subjects do you offer?

    We provide mathematics, english and science for children of all abilities.

    We also provide support for the 11plus common entrance exams.

    We follow and extend beyond the National Curriculum when required.

  • Q: Are there any closures during school holidays?

    Our tutoring centres are open every saturday throughout the year. We are closed for two weeks during the christmas period and two weeks during the easter period. Any further unplanned closures will be announced to members (via text message) in advance as much as possible.

  • Q: How many children are there per tutor?

    Our tutors work in small groups. We have between 2 and 4 children being supported by 1 tutor. In addition there is an overall lesson supervisor that also contributes and directs the learning. Our students are fully supported at all times and also have the time to work independently.

  • Q: What are the opening times and days?

    Our centres are open every Saturday, one session in the morning and one session in the afternoon.

    Woolwich Polytechnic School - 10am to 12pm

    Clockhouse Community Centre - 1pm to 3pm

  • Q: Am I guaranteed a tutoring job?

    No we do not guarantee you a tutoring job, but we do actively seek them out for you. We regularly receive requests for tutors which we direct to the tutors who advertise with us. Your advert will be seen by those searching our website and referred to when we receive enquiries outside of our website e.g. via telephone. The amount of requests you get will depend on your local area, the subjects you teach, the level you teach at and also your price.

  • Q: How do I get paid?

    You are paid directly by the client. The price you charge and your payment methods are entirely up to you. Most tutors accept cash, but bank transfers and paypal are good options to have.

  • Q: How much does this cost?

    We charge £5.99 per month. This is a fraction of what you would pay if you were working with a tutoring agency. You can earn that back with less than an hour of tutoring each month. We provide a 1 month free trial so you can complete your profile.

  • Q: Am I old/qualified enough to be a tutor?

    If you have good qualifications (GCSEs, A-levels, Degrees etc.) in a specific topic then you may be a good candidate for tutoring jobs. However, what makes you a great tutor is your ability to explain and help someone understand a new concept, whatever it might be.

  • Q: Do I have to be a qualified teacher?

    No, you simply need to know the topic you teach well, know the curriculum and be able to explain it well to someone else.

  • Q: The subject I teach is not listed here - can it be added?

    Yes - just let us know what service you provide and we will add it very quickly so you can be found.

  • Q: How do you help me find a tutoring Job?

    We advertise regularly to students looking for tutors on google, facebook, local newspapers, leafleting and much more. We direct customers looking for private tutors in their local area to the tutor that matches their requirements best!

  • Q: The subject I teach is not listed here - can it be added?

    Yes - just let us know what service you provide and we will add it very quickly so you can be found.

  • Q: Do I have to have a profile picture?

    Your profile will not show up unless you have a profile picture. Your account may be deactivated if your profile picture is inappropriate e.g. shows a celebrity that is clearly not you.

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