Private classes are financially more rewarding than working in academies – you can often double your hourly rate by offering one to one private English classes.
However private classes don’t offer the security of academy work – there’s always a student who cancels last minute, or someone who wants to move a class, and when that happens you're left out of pocket.
We would usually suggest getting your students to sign a ‘contract’, setting a few basic rules. This allows you to clearly set out your fee and your cancellation policy, which both you and your student have agreed to, so the ground rules are clear.
Teacher-student Contract for English Classes
I have read the above contract and agree to adhere to its terms and conditions:
Click here to download a printable version of the contract (in Word, so you can modify to suit.)
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