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Become an Online Tutor

Enjoy the Flexibility of Freelancing – We Take Care of the Rest.

How to Become an Online Tutor

1. Register to Become a Tutor
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Complete the Form to Register Your Interest
2. Attend a 30 Minute Interview
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1. Deliver a mock lesson to an interviewer within the subject of your choice - treat the interview as a student.

2. Competency based questions from Prospects
3. Attend 3 Free Training Sessions
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Training 1: PPP- Policies, Processes, and Practices, Training 2: Education System, Curriculum, and Exams, Training 3: Observing Trial Lesson
4. Start teaching
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Welcome to Canonical Tutors! You are now one of our tutors and can start teaching with us.

How Does It Work?

Step 1

Take Trial Lessons

Take 30 minute trial lessons to showcase yourself to the student. Write up a report for the parents.

Step 2


We will call the parents to check how they wish to proceed.

Step 3

Start Tutoring!

Start Tutoring. Regular lessons will be 1 hour long accessible from our platform! 



  • Tutors must Be Over the Age of 18.
  • Have Access to a Quiet Place. Have Access to a Laptop/PC/Tablet/Stable Internet.
  • Be Able to Attend our Curriculum Training Sessions. Be willing to submit a DBS/Police Character Certificate.
  • Have a Love for Tutoring
Sarah Murphy
Sarah Murphy
My daughter has never liked maths, after joining canonical tuition she confident to try. She is working much harder with the encouragement and support from her tutor Manahil. My daughter enjoys math lessons so much more now. Thank you!
Tayyibah Ali
Tayyibah Ali
Extremely supportive platform, I'm always given alot of help with topics I struggle on and my grades have shown improvement. my tutor knows exactly how to explain things in a way that works best for me.
Nelly B
Nelly B
My tutor is very understanding, patient and encouraging. I have improved very quickly in Maths, and attribute this to her amazing tutelage
chris hagley
chris hagley
Very good teaching, clear explanations and friendly tutors.
Katie Chambers
Katie Chambers
My daughter has only been doing a few weeks, but has really helped with her confidence in maths lesson's at school. I was super thankful with the help setting it all up, (we had a problem with microphone on computer) nothing was to much trouble.
Cynthia Machokoto
Cynthia Machokoto
Having a science tutor has helped me a lot and now I’m able to work on what I need to revise on with my tutor
Katie Emberley
Katie Emberley
I am really happy with Canonical tutors thus far who have been supporting my daughter with her maths in preparation for SATS. It is really about confidence which is growing via the tutoring.

Why become an online tutor with Canonical Tutors?

No need to post tutoring ads

We find the students for you. That way you’ll have more time to focus on doing what you love – teaching!

The benefits of our tutoring website

Give lessons online

Work with your students 1:1

Upload resources for your students

Lessons can be recorded for students to watch back later

Become an Online Tutor

Tutor Recruitment

Become an online tutor

You must be over the age of 18 and willing to provide a DBS or Police Character Certificate. You need to have a laptop (or PC), stable internet connection, and a quiet corner to teach online.

It usually only takes 5-10 days until you are a verified tutor and can begin teaching.
You offer independent tutoring via our platform. There is no employment relationship. You are responsible for any taxes and National Insurance contributions. There are no minimum or maximum working hours.

We can always guarantee you a steady stream of students. We also take care of everything so that you can focus 100% on teaching.

Trials are a great way to market your services and showcase what you have to offer. As an independent contractor, the only investment you’ll have to make is by doing trials which are not paid – we take care of every other expense such as posting tutoring ads.

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Our community of trusted tutors has been carefully selected to best support your child’s learning journey. Get a Free Trial Lesson now.