Our in-home tutoring is an excellent way to earn extra income, while teaching kids who need your help. Plus, Sylvan has the lowest commissions in the market, so you’ll keep more money in your pocket, which adds up quickly. You’ll join a community of thousands of certified K-12 educators, and you’ll focus on what you do best — changing kids’ lives — without the typical stresses of running a tutoring business. Sylvan is here to make it easy, from finding you families who need tutors, to providing business and administrative support, to sharing educational resources that can increase your tutoring success.
We’ll take care of the business side of being a tutor, from connecting you directly with new families, to setting up easy online payments. No need to worry about finding new students or having to ask families for money.
You can tutor as much or as little as you like. And with our extensive support tools, you’ll be your own boss without the headaches. Our platform allows you to set your own rates, schedule sessions and connect with families.
You don’t have to start from scratch! As a Sylvan-certified tutor, you can take advantage of our proven Sylvan Method™ — from our innovative student assessment (so you know exactly where to start for the best results), to our adaptive lesson plans, practice tests, content library, activities and more!
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You’ll share a summary of your teaching expertise, subject areas, hourly rate and the ages you want to tutor. Get more info on how to apply to be a tutor.
If you’re approved, you’ll gain access to easy-to-use business tools. Tutors who are certified in the Sylvan Method™ will also gain access to special training and our best-in-class educational tools.
We’ll connect you with local families who need your expertise. You’ll be able to choose jobs based on what works best for your schedule, and you can easily communicate with families before and after tutoring sessions.
You can dive right into helping students. Our innovative student assessment allows you to discover the right starting point. And our adaptive lessons will help you deliver exactly what the student needs, saving you time and increasing your impact.
We make it easy for you to set your rates, and it’s easy for families to pay online. This means you’re paid in full without any awkward moments!