Updated: Jun 7, 2022
Are you thinking about starting a tutoring business? Well, grab a cup of coffee and a notepad because you will want to jot down some notes. During this episode of the EduMagic podcast, we discuss tutoring business topics for our teacherpreneurs. Jennifer Lemaitre (which means master teacher in French) will share all the details on how to get your tutoring business up and running.
Jennifer first shares her teaching story and explains how she's always wanted to be an educator but was unsure at the start of her journey. But after gaining a few field experiences, she knew that teaching was the perfect career choice for her. An interesting twist in her story explains how her tutoring business got started through Covid.
Where to start when creating a tutoring business?
Operate from a place of integrity by reflecting and asking yourself, "What do I love to teach?"
Where are your strengths?
What are you interested in learning more about?
How much do you charge?
Your expertise deserves monetary value. It would be best if you got paid for your expertise.
You have a degree; price it accordingly.
Why should I consider tutoring as a side hustle?
The experience it provides will help you become a better educator.
You'll be able to see your impact on students' lives.
Using pedagogies and strategies learned in college with students.
Tutoring provides additional experience.
Tutoring can boost your confidence as an educator.
It can give you some secret sauce as a teacher.
It can also help you make some extra cash. Hello, lattes for a week!
How do I get started getting to know my tutees?
You should schedule an all about me session where you introduce yourself, and your tutee can introduce themselves.
Maintain open lines of communication with families and tutees. Be clear about:
When are you meeting? Specify the date, time, and place.
What materials your tutee will need during the session.
What is your tutoring policy?
Prepare your lesson and review your content. You are still teaching. So prepare for it!
Are you ready to get started with your tutoring business? Then you must connect with Jennifer.