How to Start a Business as a Private Tutor - Set Up a Tutoring Business from Home: Learn the Secrets of Success from Years of Experience in Tuition fr

How to Start a Business as a Private Tutor - Set Up a Tutoring Business from Home: Learn the Secrets of Success from Years of Experience in Tuition fr

By: Graham Woodward (author), Margaret Greenhall (editor)Paperback

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This is a UK based book that takes you through the steps to set up a successful tutoring business. If you have basic maths and English skills and enjoy helping people to learn, then why not join a GBP100 million industry and become a tutor? You don't need any qualifications, just the ability to work well with others and share your skills. This book, by a Lancashire based author, shows you how to set up your own business as a tutor. It is written by an experienced tutor who set up his business and has years of successful tuition with students ranging from key stage 1 primary all the way to GCSEs. Packed with exercises, tips and stories. How to get started - what you need to do and buy. How to attract clients and help with advertising materials. How to deal with common problems. Exercises are throughout the book for you to work through and develop your skills. Working with children with special needs. Free printable forms, professional and ready to use. Examples of current techniques used in maths and Literacy in schools. Advice on preparing students for SATs, GCSEs and 11 plus exams. Visit the tutoring section of to download your free resources.

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About Author

About the Author: Graham Woodward. Graham was born in 1947, peculiarly called the 'bulge' year - presumably named because everyone involved in the war celebrated the victory on coming home in the traditional way of the times. Graham was brought up and educated in a time when education meant something, in the 'good' old days of polio, impetigo, televisions with nine inch screens, and enough malt and cod liver oil stuck to your balaclava to last until playtime. Fortunately his liberty bodice and knitted tank top prevented him from falling victim to diphtheria and TB. Enough of the humour; as anyone under the age of 50 reading this will wonder what on earth is being discussed. After leaving school he joined his father's engineering company as an apprentice, quickly progressing to draughtsman and eventually to works manager. He was one of the youngest people ever to be given full membership of the BIM (British Institute of Management) at 22 years of age and subsequently sat on the London Chamber of Commerce Examining Board representing the BIM executive committee. He joined a televised sports publicity company as their northern area manager and completely turned the branch around; designing and implementing many new concepts. In 1985 he became managing director of his own company, servicing many lucrative contracts at major nationwide sports venues and events. Following a long and varied career in management from the age of 20, Graham began to get involved in career advice, training and recruitment. He managed an executive recruitment company specialising in business and technical appointments. This led to him lecturing in further education colleges, teaching BTEC and City and Guilds in engineering, mathematics and science. He has written and marked final exam papers for both these institutions. Graham has frequently featured in national magazine articles and the education columns of newspapers. Also an accomplished graphologist, Graham has given lectures and practical demonstrations to professional business groups on this subject. In addition to analysing the handwriting of a number of celebrities, he is seconded to several companies who use his skills to have the CV's of prospective candidates analysed. He has worked in many secondary schools, supporting statemented and special needs children and also liaising with their parents. In 1992 he began to tutor children individually in their own homes. This quickly became a lucrative occupation leading to the formation of his own company. Graham is in great demand, not only to tutor children privately, but also to train people from all walks of life who wish to embark on a new and rewarding career. Graham can be contacted at or via visiting the authors' section of


A question of qualifications, School and their Systems Today, Acquiring Your Clientbase, Websites for Tutors, Fees and Potential Income, Handling the Initial Response, Planning a Timetable, First Visit and Assessment, Preparation, Professionalism, How to get an Immediate Improvement, Homework - 'to give or not to give?', Statemented and Special Needs Children, Home Educating and the Law, Media Awareness, Exams, Tests and Grammar or Private School Selection, Numeracy, Literacy, Ideas and Tips, What could go wrong?, Last bits of advice ..., Equipment list, Further reading , Useful forms, The publishers,

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/04/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781849370295
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 150
  • ID: 9781849370295
  • weight: 286
  • ISBN10: 184937029X
  • edition: 1

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