FAQ

General FAQs

What is Online Tutoring Job and why join?

At Online Tutoring Job, our goal is to create the most unique and powerful collaborative learning ecosystem that allows students, parents, educators, tutors, and organizations to connect. Via our platform, you can earn money tutoring others in your native language or Learn a new language from Foreign Native Speakers/Tutors. As such, we’ve created the most cutting edge, user friendly resources and tools for creating an online community for learning success that’s worldwide!

Do I have to pay to use Online Tutoring Job?

Online Tutoring Job does not charge a fee to join or to be an active member in the community. You can create an account to interact with parents, peers, educators, search for schools, and search for scholarships as much as you want!

The only cost within the community is learning or buying something from other users such as tutoring, courses, learning materials, or lesson plans unless they are labeled free.

How do I sign up for Online Tutoring Job?

It’s easy! All you need is a Gmail or Facebook. If you’ve already got a Gmail or Facebook account, head over to our New User page to get started.

How does Online Tutoring Job protect my privacy?

We take our users privacy very seriously to ensure a safe environment for everyone. Your private information, like your email address, phone number or physical address is NOT viewable to anyone on Online Tutoring Job. You only see it when viewing your own account. For more information please read our T&C’s and our Privacy Policy.

You can make certain features on your account viewable to the community or not by going to your Privacy Settings in the Settings Menu at the top right corner on Online Tutoring Job.

How can I refer a friend, child, colleague, organization, or teacher to Online Tutoring Job?

We’ve made it easy for you to encourage others in your life to participate in the Online Tutoring Job community. Simply send them this link to get them set up quickly and easily. It takes less than a minute to start an Online Tutoring Job portfolio!

I have comments or suggestions for making Online Tutoring Job better. Who do I contact?

We love to hear from people like you. Go to our Contact Us Page or send an email to info@onlinetutoringjob.com to let us know what you think or if you’ve encountered any problems with the site.

Can I make a financial contribution to a student’s account without being an Online Tutoring Job user?

Yes you can! Using your Google Wallet, Amazon, or PayPal account, you can add funds to a student account.

How do I close my account?

Please contact Customer Support at info@onlinetutoringjob.com to discuss closing your account.

Student FAQs

What can I do as a Student?

  • Manage your current academic progress
  • Create a roadmap to college acceptance and track your progress
  • Access tutoring, mentors, career counseling and financial resources
  • Build peer groups with similar educational goals
  • Earn money by tutoring other students in your strongest academic areas

Why become an Online Tutoring Job Student?

As a student, you can use Online Tutoring Job to create a plan for your next educational steps, finding financial support, and collaborate with other students and educators. Online Tutoring Job was created for students graduating from middle/secondary school, high school, or those on a continuing education track. Using our comprehensive but easy to navigate database, you can search for the university, college or other post-high school program that fits your learning goals. Students young and adult can also access the Online Tutoring Job community to receive expert guidance in selecting a great academic, professional or personal development class, course, or program, either online and in-person.

Through Online Tutoring Job, you find all the funding opportunities you need to finance your education, whether you’re looking for scholarships, student aid, grants, or academic competitions. You can even use Online Tutoring Job’s tools to crowd-source funding for your reaching academic objectives.

Is there an age limit to be a student?

In order to sign up with Online Tutoring Job you must be at least 13 years old. Everyone on Online Tutoring Job is considered a student and has the same capabilities as a student. You can never be too old to learn something!

Is there an age limit to be a peer to peer tutor and what are the restrictions?

To be a tutor you must be at least 15 years of age and are only allowed to tutor students under the age of 18 years old.

Parent FAQs

What can I do as a Parent?

  • Help build a support system focused on their individual needs
  • Track their progress and view their tutoring sessions in our archives
  • Understand the college admissions and financial aid process

Why become an Online Tutoring Job Parent?

Our Online Tutoring Job community is packed full of tools for you as a parent, grandparent or guardian of a student to be as involved in his or her educational or career path as you wish. Use Online Tutoring Job to research educational and career programs as well as financing opportunities. Or tap into Online Tutoring Job’s easy academic tracking tools to watch and guide your family member’s educational applications, learning goals, and achievements.

If you’re coming to Online Tutoring Job because a student in your family, under the age of 18, is already an Online Tutoring Job user, you can use our tools to monitor his or her participation in Online Tutoring Job’s secure community. What’s more, through Online Tutoring Job you can contribute financially to educational costs of a student as their parent, grandparent, or guardian.

I’m a military family. Can we use government funds for Online Tutoring Job?

We’re glad you asked! At Online Tutoring Job, we want to make it easy for anyone to get the support and access the tools they need to achieve learning success, including family members of those serving in the US Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, or Reserves. In fact, we are currently working on a partnership with the Department of Defense’s Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program (http://www.yellowribbon.mil/) to make it even easier for US military families to access online tutoring and homework help free of charge. Please email us at info@onlinetutoringjob.com to let us know you’re interested and we’ll get the proper documentation to you to get you going with Online Tutoring Job courses and tutoring.

What security features are offered to ensure a student’s protection in Online Tutoring Job?

Creating a secure online community is of utmost importance for Online Tutoring Job, and as such we’ve built in many checks and balances to give you peace of mind. Parents must verify the age of all students under the age of 18. What’s more, as the parent of an Online Tutoring Job Student, you can control his or her access to the site. This includes the ability to adjust profile information, setting site permissions, approving tutor and mentor contact, and more.

I home school my children. How can Online Tutoring Job benefit?

Online Tutoring Job can absolutely benefit home schooled children and the parents teaching them. Students can access resources that they normally wouldn’t have such as tutors, college search, scholarship search, study materials made by peers, and so much more. As a home schooling parent you can access our lesson plan market where you can search lessons taught by amazing teachers. If you’ve created lesson plans you can also sell them!

Educator FAQs

What can I do as an Educator?

  • Leverage communication tools
  • Upload pre-developed course content or provide assignment specific lessons
  • Utilize advanced virtual tutoring tools
  • Make your lesson plans available for purchase by other teachers

Why become Online Tutoring Job Educator?

Whether you’re a teacher, tutor, coach, or professor at any level (K-20), you’ll find Online Tutoring Job an easy way to network with other educators, share ideas, and buy or sell lesson plans and other educational tools. Teachers, tutors, and even academically-excelling students can also use your knowledge and skills to tutor students at all levels and get paid for each session.

Guidance counselors, college advisors, student support professionals, mentors, and educators wishing to guide a student in selecting a post-secondary program, institution, job training, or educational financing will also find the Online Tutoring Job platform the perfect solution for researching and recommending the right solutions for each student.

How much does it cost to be an Online Tutoring Job Educator?

Creating a basic Online Tutoring Job Educator profile is free! Once you sign up and submit credentialing information, you can also choose to upgrade your account and complete a background check to become a Certified Educator with Online Tutoring Job. This unlocks your ability to work with any student on Online Tutoring Job and lowers the fees deducted from your paid tutoring sessions. Plus, through Online Tutoring Job’s Marketplace you can purchase teaching materials from other Educators.

How can Online Tutoring Job benefit my students?

As an educator, you already know that the success of your students, regardless of level, depends on more than just hard work. Your students need to work smart, too, to achieve the learning goals they’ve set for themselves. That’s where Online Tutoring Job comes in. Our network provides assessment tools, goal and alert setting options, collaborative task management systems, and event planning tools to make it easy for you to counsel and direct the students you advise. Through Online Tutoring Job, you can see a student through their academic development and into professional success, for life.

How can I earn money as an Online Tutoring Job Educator?

There are several avenues for income generation through Online Tutoring Job. You can offer your services as a teacher by providing one-on-one tutoring sessions for Online Tutoring Job Students. Additionally, you can post and sell lesson plans, videos, flash cards, and other teaching tools to other Educators through the Online Tutoring Job Marketplace.

Why must I provide my first two tutoring sessions free of charge?

We’re building a community that inspires and supports collaborative learning for life, and to do that we want to encourage the act of giving back. That’s why we ask all new Online Tutoring Job Tutors to provide their first two tutoring sessions free of charge. Not only does this help students explore what Online Tutoring Job has to offer, but it also allows you to receive your first reviews as a Tutor so that you can start to build your reputation as an amazing instructor. We believe that this is a great way to vet and allow you to show your skills and expertise. It shows us and the Online Tutoring Job community that you are knowledgeable, and more importantly, can teach what you know. You will be notified at the end of the tutor sessions if the student has used their free credit for your session. Once you have been used for two free sessions and reviewed, all future sessions will be paid.

Organization FAQs

What can I do as an Organization?

  • Claim your schools profile
  • Actively use profile to promote your school and recruit new students

Why become an Online Tutoring Job Organization?

If you represent a school, career training center, college, university, or continuing education institution, you’ll find Online Tutoring Job’s marketing and outreach tools one of the easiest ways to reach out to potential students. After-school and student support programs as well as school districts and continuing education institutions can also make use of Online Tutoring Job to advertise to and advise students as they select their next educational steps.

I don’t see my school’s name, programs, or courses listed on OnlineTutoringJob.com. How can I add and update my institution’s Online Tutoring Job profile?

Simply follow this link to get set up quickly and easily. It takes less than a minute to start an Online Tutoring Job portfolio! And if you have additional questions, just email us at info@onlinetutoringjob.com now to talk to someone on our education team!

How can I claim my institution?

To claim your profile, go to this link and confirm you are the admin for your institution/organization. As an admin for your organization, you can claim and upgrade your Online Tutoring Job account. That means you can add pictures, important dates or events, contact information, and most of all, see the data and individual students who have selected your school for their priority school bucket.

How much does it cost to be an Online Tutoring Job Organization?

At this time, Online Tutoring Job is free to all organizations! You can claim your account, upgrade your account, and promote your organization on your public profile page for free!

Online Tutoring Job will verify institutions and organizations before you are able to claim your profile. Parents, tutors and teachers will be verified by email.