Are you looking to use some of you skills and experience doing a job that is flexible and can be conducted from the comfort of your own home?  Sounds to good to be true, it doesn’t have to be a pipe dream any more, tutoring jobs are fast becoming a great way to supplement your income.

Tutoring jobs can vary in there level of support but you will always teach below your own level of education.  Some people will need help with writing essays, homework assistance or even study guidance.  There is of course the traditional maths, English and other topic specific subjects that need supporting too.

Finding tutoring jobs can be very easy as there is a lot of ways to get involved.  A bunch of people will advertise there service in a local newspaper or even shop windows, whilst other aspiring tutors will register with employment agencies that specialise in education.  Most Agencies would prefer potential employees to have a valid teaching certificate.  A third way of getting into the tutoring business is to register with an online firm and creating a public profile that can be viewed and compared. Your profile will either get you tutoring jobs or it won’t so to ensure it does standout create one that shows what your are offering and your qualifications. Potential clients may look at hobbies and interests to see if you have anything in common. Make you profile personal but also remember it is for business use!

Becoming a tutor can be very rewarding and demanding, you will need to be patient, have a logical mind and to some extent a sense of humour.  When tutoring younger people you will need to be able to put them at ease, because a lot of students can be uncomfortable when they meet new people.