Private lessons: how to choose your home tutor?

Using a home tutor for private lessons is an important step. How do you make the right decision for your tutoring teacher? Find out all our tips.

This year, you are considering private tutoring at home to accompany your child in extracurricular activities and you are looking for the rare pearl. How do you find a tutor who will be able to understand your son or daughter and provide them with real, tailor-made support and teaching? This can sometimes turn into a real obstacle course. To find the ideal teacher, discover the different avenues of reflection before making your choice.

Practising teacher or private tutoring student: how to choose your home teacher?

Calling on a student to give private lessons to a secondary school student is often a popular solution. Indeed, it offers many advantages. Ease of use: students often offer their services through an online classified ad. As a young person, he or she will be able to find the right words to establish a climate of trust with your teenager and will thus seem more accessible. Since they are in school themselves, they will have no trouble sharing their tips and advice on how to revise well and how to retain their lessons. The approach of an experienced teacher will be different in many ways. Education and teaching is his full-time job. His experience allows him to understand the difficulties of the student from the outset, according to his level, and to adapt his teaching methods. He also has a wide range of materials and ready-to-use exercises to help him run his classes. Primary, middle school, high school: he knows perfectly well the stakes of each school year.

Private lessons and home tutoring: by word of mouth or by an organization?

It is not always easy to find a person you trust for private lessons at home. In the field of human services, word of mouth is often an infallible recruitment method. A friend will give you his or her opinion and strongly recommend a tutor who provides excellent tutoring for his or her child? Don’t forget that from one student to another, needs vary. So you will need to make up your own mind before you hire the tutor in question. Don’t hesitate to meet several teachers and listen to their teaching approach to make your choice. By calling on an organization whose main profession is teaching, you will be guaranteed to find a profile that meets your expectations. These services also make it easier to find a teacher for private lessons, anywhere in France. Indeed, it is always easier to find one in Paris, but the organization allows to cover every place in the territory.

Important criteria for your home teacher

Choosing a teacher for home tutoring is important. These jobs are very popular, so you will have access to many offers for your private teacher. But keep in mind that the teacher will have to provide your child with a particular and personalised accompaniment and will adapt to his or her level and character. In order for his or her teaching to bear fruit, it is essential to make the right choice. To summarize this article, here are the essential parameters to find the best teacher:- The school career: make sure that the teacher at home has an academic level high enough to give lessons to your child, according to his class.
– The pedagogy: in our opinion, this is the most important for private lessons. A good teacher must be able to adapt to the specific needs of your child to help him/her progress at his/her own pace.
– Student or teacher: it all depends on the student’s difficulties. If it’s a general refresher course (French, English, maths…) in middle school or high school, a student will be able to accompany your child efficiently. If it is a specific subject in higher education, it may be better to call on a specialised teacher.
– Payment for private tuition: you have several options, it’s up to you to see what suits you best! Going through an organization will allow you to avoid all the administrative procedures.