How to find the best home tutor for your child?

Keeping in mind the present educational scenario, we can roughly estimate that there are over two million people who are involved in tutoring.

They may be private practicing tutors, tutors engaged with franchisees /coaching hubs or school-affiliated tutors.

Hiring the best Home tutor for your child can be a pretty discerning job.

It may be confusing and upsetting but if you go through the selection process calmly while keeping a few important points in mind, you just may find the perfect tutor for your child, keeping in mind your ward’s interests and mental caliber.

We would say, appointing a tutor is like hiring any other professional.

It is therefore vital that you closely observe, interact and go through all the documents minutely. 

It would also be advisable to meet the tutor in the presence of the student involved. The decision to accept or reject would be easier to reach upon with the feedback of the child.

Things that should be paid attention to, before hiring the perfect tutor for your ward, are-

  1. Identity Proof
  2. Personality and Habits
  3. Skill
  4. Bona fides
  5. Valid Background
  6. Letters of reference
  7. Tutorial strategy
  8. Demo test
  9. Fee structure
  10. Attitude and Enthusiasm
  11. Communication Proficiency
  12. Experience
  13. Additional Queries

Let’s have a detail view at all of them. We recommend you to follow each of them before hiring a tutor for your kid. You can also rely on us to get it done for you. Contact Us

1.Identity Proof:

It is important that the tutor you hire for your child holds a valid Identity proof.

It would be safer for your child if the details of the tutor are authentic.


2.Personality and Habits:

The tutor should have a pleasing personality and hygienic outlook.

He/she should not have ill-habits that may affect the students adversely.

Students pick on the bad habits of their tutors easily.



The tutor should be well versed with the subject that he/she would take up with the child.

If the tutor does not have enough knowledge about the particular subject then the student may get confused and disoriented.

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4.Bona fides:

It is always beneficial to ask for certifications of credentials that clearly indicate the skill and experience of the tutor such as – teaching certificates or proof of any other specialization etc.

Qualification certificates of the tutor are mandatory to assess his proficiency.

5.Valid Background:

If the tutor is not in private practice, it is compulsorily important that you ask the tutor about which institute they are affiliated with and then cross check the same, to be on the safer side.

The tutor should also have professional liability insurance if he/she is affiliated with any institution.

6.Letters of reference:

It would be great if the tutor has a few letters of recommendation that infer his competence as a tutor.

Do cross check with the people whose names and contact information are mentioned in the letter to reaffirm that you are not being fooled.


7.Tutorial strategy:

A tutor should have a proper plan in mind to deal with the goals of your child.

He/she should be convincing enough with ready ways to cope up with your child’s needs and academic challenges.

8.Demo test:

This is crucial requisite to assess the deftness of the tutor.

Ask the tutor to take a demo class of your ward and keenly observe the teacher’s approach, behavior with the child, his patience, professionalism, and sincerity.

Your observance will enable you to take the decision.

9.Fee structure:

It is always better to be clear about the fee structure.

His/her fee per session or per month, conditions related to missed classes or other terms should be well defined and should be in accordance with the mutual ease of parent & teacher.


10.Attitude and Enthusiasm:

The teacher should have the knack for handling your ward.

He/she should be passionate in his/her demeanor and approach.

He should have a positive attitude so that the child feels encouraged and motivated by the teacher’s guidance.

11.Communication Proficiency:

The tutor should have a good command of English Language or the language for which the tutor is sought to be hired for.

The tutor’s communicative skills are bound to rub off, on your ward, and someone with a lack of proficiency in the language may adversely affect your child.


It’s very likely that an Excellent Mentor may have Zero or few years of experience.

Method of teaching & way of communication matters more than experience.

As it goes with phrase “Quality matters more than quantity”.

13.Additional Queries:

Besides the above criteria, a few other questions you may ask the tutor are-

Why do they love their profession?

The number of students they are tutoring presently?

How will they communicate with a child with academic limitations?

How do they propose to keep you updated on your ward’s progress?

We would like to end on the note, that as a parent, you are the best tutor for your child, and if your instincts warn you against a particular tutor, refrain from hiring that person even if all other things are in his/her favor.

There should be no nagging doubt at the back of your mind when you hire a tutor.

Where and how does Edook step in?

If you are having difficulty finding a tutor for your ward, you can  call us or Whatsapp us. Edook will help you narrow your choices and find the best tutor for your child.

We believe in you to be the last voice!

We shall enable you to judge our parameters by our demo class that we shall arrange for you on your request.

Our faculty believes in a holistic approach. We not only motivate your child to excel in academics but also try to unearth the overall skills of your child.

We give your child the independence to learn in their own unique manner.

“Why choose rest when you can access the best at Edook.”

Apply now and schedule a Free demo class with our Subject experts near you.

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