How to Find a Good Home Tutor/ Tuition teacher?
Word of mouth recommendation Ask around your colleagues or friends who may have good experience with a particular tutor.
Seeking the help of tuition agency is another way to find a good tutor. Typically, a tuition agency gets its commission of getting a home tutor from the tutor’s first month tuition fees, hence engaging tuition agencies help to seek a home tutor comes at virtually no cost to the parents at all.
A good tuition agency will listen to your child education requirements needs, advice you on the tuition rates, the number of sessions and length of session to go for, depending on the number of subjects to be tutored upon. As a general rule of thumb, a 2-hrs weekly session is necessary if your child requires tutoring in one subject. Any increase in subjects will probably requires a tutoring schedule of 2 times a week or even more depending on your child needs.
Each tuition agency typically has its own list of tutors. The agency will then contact prospective tutors in its list to see whether if any are interested in taking up your tutoring assignment. It can take up to a few hours or even a few days for these tuition agencies to get back to you, depending on the exclusiveness of your requirements.
Example: A primary student Mathematics Home-Tutor is much easier to find compared to finding ex-teacher who is able to teach Higher Secondary Chemistry Home-Tuition.
A good tuition agency will also do the necessary background check on the educational certifications of the tutors. After the first session, the tuition agency will also do a call-up to both the parent and tutor to ensure that everything is alright and everyone is satisfied with the tutoring arrangement.