It’s true – there are a lot of advertisements out there for tutors from £15 an hour. It’s equally true that there are tutors who are charging £50 an hour. The tutoring sector is unregulated. People can charge whatever they like for their services and there is no one who is checking what they are providing. Some of the tutors who advertise their services for £15 are sixth form students or undergraduates who have no teaching experience.
So – yes we are more expensive than some tutors. Here’s why. All Home-School Tutoring tutors are fully vetted and reference checked. We also check their qualifications. All the tutors are experienced graduates and/or are qualified teachers. Many have Masters degrees or higher. They have spent a lot of years developing specialist knowledge in their subject.
Most importantly, for your peace of mind we ensure that every tutor holds a valid enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) certificate.
Not every tutor who applies to register with us is successful.
In addition to the hour’s tutoring, our tutors also have to spend time before the session preparing the lesson, marking any homework there might be and preparing and making /printing resources. Then there is travel time and petrol costs for those tutors who are offering in-home tutoring.
We feel that our tutors offer excellent value for money. The feedback we get from clients is great. If your budget is £15 a week then why not think about a high quality tutor for an hour every two weeks?