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Just pondering our average age?

Discussion in 'Private tutors' started by Mrsmumbles, Apr 19, 2017.

  1. Mrsmumbles

    Mrsmumbles Star commenter

    Oh yeah. And, like a particularly hairy episode of 'Game of Thrones' spliced with 'Breaking Bad', it is going to come back to bite them on the behind big time.
     
  2. delenn

    delenn New commenter

    44, this is my first year tutoring and it's built up quite quickly. I currently do supply on a full time basis and will be working for the exam boards over the rest of this term. I hope in the next few years to just do supply part time and tutor more.
     
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  3. RuthTom

    RuthTom Occasional commenter

    44. I've been tutoring for six years and have never been a teacher. I'm a TA and having seen the stress that teachers suffer, knew I couldn't handle it.
     
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  4. Piranha

    Piranha Star commenter

    60. Retired at just short of 59 from a job I enjoyed but which was becoming hard work, and I tutor a few people theopugh personal contact. I could get more work if I tried.
     
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  5. Mrsmumbles

    Mrsmumbles Star commenter

    You will do. Similar situation to yours. I have found it tiring but far nicer than school work. My cat has evolved into Head of Marketing and is a real crowd puller!!
     
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  6. mielo59

    mielo59 New commenter

     
  7. mielo59

    mielo59 New commenter


    I'm 58 and have been tutoring for about 7 years.
    Unlike most of you my background is as an academic. I've never been a schoolteacher.
    The same principle of wanting to avoid a stressful life apply.
     
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  8. Jolly_Roger1

    Jolly_Roger1 Star commenter

    61. Tutoring has picked up a bit this year.
     
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  9. minceandquince

    minceandquince New commenter

    I'm 32. I tutor English and ESOL. I did my TEFL qualifation in 2009 and PGCE in 2012 but I knew during my PGCE that I didn't want to work as a class teacher and it is important to me to maintain some kind of work/life balance.

    So I have tutored since 2012 alongside working in other education based (non teaching) roles. I used to think my teaching career was a non starter but I don't feel this way now. I would love to tutor full time if I knew it would bring me enough money.
     
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