25 Possible Interview Questions for a Tutor Interview

March 6, 2015

General Background of the Candidate

  • Tell me about yourself?
  • Why did you choose to become a tutor?
  • What are your hobbies and interests?
  • What do you consider to be your greatest strengths?
  • What do you enjoy about being a tutor?
  • What are your qualifications/educational background?

 Approach and Experience

  • What qualities do you have that make you a good tutor?
  • How long have you been a tutor?
  • How would you describe your approach to teaching?
  • What was your greatest tutoring challenge and how did you handle it?
  • What specific strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a new client?
  • Can you tell me a little bit about your teaching philosophy?
  • What is your track record with past clients?

    Arrangement Details

    • What is your availability?
    • Where will the tutoring sessions take place?
    • How long is each tutoring session?
    • What is your policy for cancellations and make-up sessions?
    • Can you provide two current references with phone numbers?
    • What method of payment do you accept?
    • How do you bill? Is there a minimum?
    • What kind of results can I expect to see?
    • How will you communicate with me, and how often?
    • What can I do to support the tutoring process?

    Concluding Remarks

    • What would you like to say about yourself and this position to conclude this interview?
    • Do you have any questions for me?