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Online Tutor Jobs

Find online tutor jobs that match for your skills.


Online tutor jobs vary significantly in both the qualifications required and the way the positions are structured. While many online tutoring jobs require state teaching certification and classroom experience, others only require a four-year degree and knowledge of the subject matter, and a few don’t even require a college degree.

Most are part-time positions. Some pay online tutors by the hour, but many companies only offer a platform to connect students with a tutor and then collect from the tutor a percentage of the fees charged. See more about qualifications for online tutoring.

Additionally, an online tutor may work with students in positions in K-12 through college and adult education. For more information about working from home in an education-related job, see this list of more online teaching and education jobs or try these databases of teaching jobs and narrow them for online or work at home jobs.

Aim-for-A Tutoring


Online Tutoring Subjects: Math, English, science, TOEFL, AP classes, test prep (GED, PSAT, SAT, GRE, GMAT) and more
Level: Elementary school to college
Online tutors at this company teach students from around the world using Skype. This online tutor job requires teaching experience and a college degree in subject taught are required. Part time. See more test prep and scoring jobs.


Online Tutoring Subjects: Math, science, English, social studies, technology, accounting, journalism, medicine, engineering, business, economics
Level: K-12 and college
Indian company offers online tutoring, homework assistance, test prep, content development and e-learning courses

Connections Academy

Online Tutoring Subjects: Reading, math, foreign language, social studies, speech pathology, arts, music, physical education, special education
Level: K-12
Calling itself "school without walls," this virtual educational program works with school districts in various states to serve students in a non-classroom-based environment. It hires certified teachers who are responsible for instruction, testing and grading with their students. Not all teaching positions are home-based, and not all home-based positions are listed in the database under “home-based.” Some are associated with a specific city. See more foreign language online tutor jobs.

Educate, Inc.

Online Tutoring Subjects: Math, reading, writing, study skills, SAT/ACT prep
Level: K-12
The parent company of Sylvan Learning, this company has a few home-based corporate jobs and online tutoring jobs in its centers. See more online K-12 jobs.


Online Tutoring Subjects: ESL, test prep, foreign language, web design, high school and college subjects
Level: High school, college and adult education
This company doesn't offer online tutors jobs, per se. Instead, it provides a platform for connecting tutors who are building their own home, online tutoring business service with students. In exchange for the online tutoring tools it charges a 15 percent commission on all fees collected by tutors.


Online Tutoring Subjects: Math, science and reading at K-12 level; any college-level subject; English as a second language (ESL); test prep and study skills
Level: K-12 and college
Company has freelance tutors as well as salaried tutors. K-12 tutors in math, science English/reading in the Supplemental Education Services (SES) and No Child Left Behind (NCLB) program are paid an hourly rate of around $20. U.S. residency and state teaching certification required. Freelance tutors pay a fee to be listed among its tutors in the company’s online platform and set their own online tutoring rates. Part time.

Homework Tutoring

Online Tutoring Subjects: Biology, chemistry, economics, electronics, engineering, English, history, law math, physics and programming Statistics
Level: High school and college
Online tutoring service offers homework help and online courses. Online instructors use tools such as webcams and chat programs to deliver lessons. Email resume to be considered for these home-based jobs.

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY)

Online Tutoring Subjects: Reading, writing, music, science, foreign language and more
Level: Grades 2 to 12
Instructors critique student writing, make assignments and compose progress reports and evaluations for students. Requirements include BA in appropriate field and at least one year teaching experience. Search CTY or "work at home" in JHU Jobs database. Part time.


Online Tutoring Subjects: Test prep and college-level subjects
Level: High school and college
Education company Kaplan has work at home openings for college-level online instructors, instructional designers and SAT tutors. Use "virtual" as the keyword in the job search database.


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