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Working as a tutor for an online tutoring company.

Discussion in 'Private tutors' started by hcho8, Aug 30, 2017.

  1. hcho8

    hcho8 New commenter

    Hello, I have few questions about being an online tutor for an online tutoring company (
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    • How hard is it for online high school math tutors
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      , etc. to get six 1-hour tutoring requests in a day (or three 2-hour tutoring requests)? Does the online tutor have to be really good and spend a lot of time online to get that amount of requests?

    • My understanding is that most online tutoring companies have a set wage for their online tutors (~$20 USD)... How often do the companies increase this set wage for their online tutors? I am asking this because someone told me that online tutoring companies are known for not increasing their tutors' wage (e.g. to adjust for inflation, etc.). Is this true?
    :S thank you,
     
  2. mathsmutt

    mathsmutt Star commenter

    Hi @hcho8 , welcome to the forum.
    May I suggest that you contact @Matt-Thompson :-

    Good luck!
     
  3. hcho8

    hcho8 New commenter

    Hello,
    Thank you very much for your reply. I am new to this forum and I am not exactly sure how I should message him / contact him. Is there a way to message him through tes website?

    Thank you,
     
  4. mathsmutt

    mathsmutt Star commenter

    Hallo again @hcho8,

    Here is a link :
    https://community.tes.com/threads/how-to-guide.210980/
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    TES_Rosaline, Sep 10, 2015
     
  5. EmanuelShadrack

    EmanuelShadrack Star commenter

    If hcho8 is new to these forums, he/she might well still be under moderation, in which case the Conversation Starting functionality is not available.

    Is that the case @hcho8 ?
     

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