Finding a job while at university can be daunting as having more pressure to fit everything in, it can also be difficult in finding a job that suits your needs and timetable. Now, there is the increase of youth unemployment and the rise of the cost of a degree, the cuts to our education. Making money isn’t always easy especially if you decided to set it up on your own. There is a new “scheme” in town, which is not all new as it has been around for a long time but recently it has taken an increase.
The “new” money scheme is working as a private tutor. Private tutors to many is extra tuition and the cost can be very expensive. It is a booming business especially when students are teaching students.
Many students that make money from private tuition are a lot of the time graduates or studying for their masters. Their knowledge is a lot of the time greater than the tutors at the university due to their mind is fresh of what it is like to be a student and the difficulties you can encounter.
Even if you are still in university, you have the knowledge of the previous year from the academia, which will still be fresh in your mind to be able to teach students who are in the year below and are having difficulties grappling with the course.
Overseas students are an excellent choice for extra tutition. Students who have language barrier sometimes find it difficult and sometimes having someone else to communicate with, to have extra help can be a great push for overseas students.
As a student you understand the costing implications and if you are generous, there are ways of offering a cheap service to students. Many private tutors charge from around forty pounds a session but as a recent graduate or a student still in education you can earn a little bit of pocket money which you can keep as low as the minimum wage per an hourly session. As well as an income you would be be able to gain you experience and enhance your CV. Working for yourself can have it many perks, especially if you are a good teacher to your “students”.
Not sure where to start? Fear not: apply for a job as a private tutor today through thestudentjob.com.