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Frequently Asked Questions for Tutors

  1. Who can register as a tutor?

    Tutors must

    • be a Singapore citizen, PR or hold a valid Student Pass,
    • at least 18 years old,
    • have at least an O Level, Diploma, or equivalent qualification
     

  2. How do I get tuition assignments here?

    You need to be registered as a tutor with us. Sign up here.

    During registration, you provide your tuition experience and preferences (e.g. which level and subjects you would like to teach, which locations you are willing to teach at), and any other useful information of yourself.

    You can apply for open assignment online (login to see the full list), or wait for tuition coordinators to SMS you of assignments that are suitable for you. Simply reply their SMSes to indicate your interest.

    When both the tutor and the parent are happy with the assignment, the assignment is confirmed.
     

  3. How much do I have to pay to Start Tuition?

    Start Tuition charges a 50% commission on the first month's tuition fee. At the end of the first 4 weeks, the parent will pay this 50% directly to Start Tuition. The other 50% will be paid directly to you.

    Thereafter, you will receive the full 100% directly from the parent.
     

  4. If I do not want to continue with the tuition after I've accepted it, what should I do?

    This should only be done as a last resort, after you have tried but are not able to work out any alternate arrangement with the parent, as this can be highly disruptive to the child's progress.

    You should inform the coordinator who contacted you for the assignment, providing the reason for the termination. The coordinator will inform the parent of your decision, if you have not already done so, and arrange for a replacement for the parent. It will be best if you can refer someone who is keen and able to replace you.
     

  5. How does Start Tuition use the information I provide of myself?

    We conduct our business in compliance with Singapore Personal Data Protection Act. Please refer to the full Policy here.
     

If you have other questions, contact us at Team@StartTuition.sg.


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