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History tutor for SQA students of any age, or younger students
£15/hr
First class free
Maisie
Online
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectHistory

History tutor for SQA students of any age, or younger students

I am in my final year of MA History at the University of Edinburgh. I sat SQA National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher qualifications, and ob...
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectHistory

History tutor for SQA students of any age, or younger students

I am in my final year of MA History at the University of Edinburgh. I sat SQA National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher qualifications, and ob...
I give private tutoring sessions tailored to the specific subject you may need help with.
£35/hr
Abigail
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectLaw

I give private tutoring sessions tailored to the specific subject you may need help with.

As a tutor for law students, i have merits in employment,criminal,family, and Scottish legal systems as well as other merits on various law...
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectLaw

I give private tutoring sessions tailored to the specific subject you may need help with.

As a tutor for law students, i have merits in employment,criminal,family, and Scottish legal systems as well as other merits on various law...
Biology Tutor, top in my year for biology in high school, currently studying Veterinary Medicine at the University of Edinburgh
£18/hr
First class free
Rebecca
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectBiology

Biology Tutor, top in my year for biology in high school, currently studying Veterinary Medicine at the University of Edinburgh

I strive to employ a variety of effective teaching methods tailored to meet the unique needs of each student. My approach includes: Interac...
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectBiology

Biology Tutor, top in my year for biology in high school, currently studying Veterinary Medicine at the University of Edinburgh

I strive to employ a variety of effective teaching methods tailored to meet the unique needs of each student. My approach includes: Interac...
Biology tutor providing lessons for all ages( including adults)
£15/hr
First class free
Anjana
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectBiology

Biology tutor providing lessons for all ages( including adults)

An enthusiastic Biomedical Science graduate with a Master's in Cancer Biology, offering robust experience in both laboratory research and b...
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectBiology

Biology tutor providing lessons for all ages( including adults)

An enthusiastic Biomedical Science graduate with a Master's in Cancer Biology, offering robust experience in both laboratory research and b...
Certainly! Here's a structured description based on your achievements and experiences:

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I am experienced. Motivated students.
£14/hr
Vanya
CountyEdinburgh
SubjectEnglish

Certainly! Here's a structured description based on your achievements and experiences: --- I am experienced. Motivated students.

Welcome to our learning journey together! My name is Vanya, and I'm excited to embark on this educational adventure with you. In my lesson...
CountyEdinburgh
SubjectEnglish

Certainly! Here's a structured description based on your achievements and experiences: --- I am experienced. Motivated students.

Welcome to our learning journey together! My name is Vanya, and I'm excited to embark on this educational adventure with you. In my lesson...
Native Italian tutor offering Italian on-line lessons.
£20/hr
First class free
Oriana
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectItalian

Native Italian tutor offering Italian on-line lessons.

Teaching is one of my passions! In Italy I've been working as after-school tutor since I was in high school. Providing one-to-one online le...
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectItalian

Native Italian tutor offering Italian on-line lessons.

Teaching is one of my passions! In Italy I've been working as after-school tutor since I was in high school. Providing one-to-one online le...
World traveler, passionate about different cultures, and creativity.
Living in the city of Manaus, in the heart of the Amazon.
£22/hr
Martina Aquino
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectPortuguese

World traveler, passionate about different cultures, and creativity. Living in the city of Manaus, in the heart of the Amazon.

Here to teach you what you need for everyday use, just the way native speakers understand it. A more practical, no-nonsense approach to lea...
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectPortuguese

World traveler, passionate about different cultures, and creativity. Living in the city of Manaus, in the heart of the Amazon.

Here to teach you what you need for everyday use, just the way native speakers understand it. A more practical, no-nonsense approach to lea...
Patient, helpful, clear with instructions. Lessons are aimed at people who are seeking to improve their English knowledge
£13/hr
Elitsa
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectEnglish

Patient, helpful, clear with instructions. Lessons are aimed at people who are seeking to improve their English knowledge

I've been living in the UK since 2015, but I've spoken English freely since I was a child. If you are looking for someone who will be patie...
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectEnglish

Patient, helpful, clear with instructions. Lessons are aimed at people who are seeking to improve their English knowledge

I've been living in the UK since 2015, but I've spoken English freely since I was a child. If you are looking for someone who will be patie...
English tutor / teacher specialising in IELTS tutoring
£16/hr
First class free
Martha
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectIELTS

English tutor / teacher specialising in IELTS tutoring

I am a native english speaker with a valid TESOL / TEFL qualification, seeking students to tutor or teach to help them pass their IELTS exa...
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectIELTS

English tutor / teacher specialising in IELTS tutoring

I am a native english speaker with a valid TESOL / TEFL qualification, seeking students to tutor or teach to help them pass their IELTS exa...
Native English tutor with 7 years of experience supporting non-Native speakers who need to speak & write at a university level.
£40/hr
Matthew
CountyEdinburgh, Davidsons Mains, D...
SubjectEnglish as a foreign language

Native English tutor with 7 years of experience supporting non-Native speakers who need to speak & write at a university level.

I will provide personalised speaking practice, grammar and syntax teaching, vocabulary building, and writing support, helping you to speak...
CountyEdinburgh, Davidsons Mains, D...
SubjectEnglish as a foreign language

Native English tutor with 7 years of experience supporting non-Native speakers who need to speak & write at a university level.

I will provide personalised speaking practice, grammar and syntax teaching, vocabulary building, and writing support, helping you to speak...
I am currently playing the role of a delivery manager in a software company and having a passion to teach students
£35/hr
Vinothkumar
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectComputer science

I am currently playing the role of a delivery manager in a software company and having a passion to teach students

I am excited to share my knowledge by conducting one to one classes and train students on the latest technology in computer science lookin...
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectComputer science

I am currently playing the role of a delivery manager in a software company and having a passion to teach students

I am excited to share my knowledge by conducting one to one classes and train students on the latest technology in computer science lookin...
University student in Aberdeen aiming to teach primary and secondary education with subjects including English and sciences.
£22/hr
Soha
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectEnglish

University student in Aberdeen aiming to teach primary and secondary education with subjects including English and sciences.

I have experience working with primary school pupils during after school and breakfast clubs where I help them with team building exercises...
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectEnglish

University student in Aberdeen aiming to teach primary and secondary education with subjects including English and sciences.

I have experience working with primary school pupils during after school and breakfast clubs where I help them with team building exercises...
French student happy to help you better your French
£17/hr
First class free
Luc
CountyEdinburgh
SubjectFrench

French student happy to help you better your French

I am a French student currently studying in Edinburgh for my MSC in Global Sustainability Engineering at Heriot-Watt University.I have live...
CountyEdinburgh
SubjectFrench

French student happy to help you better your French

I am a French student currently studying in Edinburgh for my MSC in Global Sustainability Engineering at Heriot-Watt University.I have live...
Maths and Engineering made easy to understand!
£15/hr
Jonathon
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectEngineering

Maths and Engineering made easy to understand!

Graduate from the University of Edinburgh available to teach maths and engineering to those who need additional support
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectEngineering

Maths and Engineering made easy to understand!

Graduate from the University of Edinburgh available to teach maths and engineering to those who need additional support
I describe myself as a patient, understanding and persistent person, always looking for the learning of my young students.
£20/hr
Reyna Victoria Jaime Arellano
CountyEdinburgh
SubjectSpanish

I describe myself as a patient, understanding and persistent person, always looking for the learning of my young students.

¡Hola! In my classes, you can expect a balance between structured learning and flexibility. I encourage active participation, questions, a...
CountyEdinburgh
SubjectSpanish

I describe myself as a patient, understanding and persistent person, always looking for the learning of my young students.

¡Hola! In my classes, you can expect a balance between structured learning and flexibility. I encourage active participation, questions, a...
Providing national 5 and higher level lessons
£18/hr
First class free
Lily
CountyEdinburgh
SubjectEconomics

Providing national 5 and higher level lessons

Received As at both national 5 and higher level so have a great understanding of the course and what is required to excel. Great at communi...
CountyEdinburgh
SubjectEconomics

Providing national 5 and higher level lessons

Received As at both national 5 and higher level so have a great understanding of the course and what is required to excel. Great at communi...
National 5 and Higher Maths tutoring. Affordable
£18/hr
First class free
Lily
CountyEdinburgh
SubjectMaths: Higher Maths

National 5 and Higher Maths tutoring. Affordable

A band 1 received in both national 5 and higher maths and currently doing advanced higher. A very good listener and good at communicating.
CountyEdinburgh
SubjectMaths: Higher Maths

National 5 and Higher Maths tutoring. Affordable

A band 1 received in both national 5 and higher maths and currently doing advanced higher. A very good listener and good at communicating.
Primary Teacher offering tuition in all subjects + language tuition in English, German, French and Russian
£30/hr
First class free
Kristina
CountyEdinburgh
SubjectPrimary school

Primary Teacher offering tuition in all subjects + language tuition in English, German, French and Russian

I am a multilingual primary teacher offering tuition in all primary subjects, language tuition as well as bespoke homeschooling/travelling...
CountyEdinburgh
SubjectPrimary school

Primary Teacher offering tuition in all subjects + language tuition in English, German, French and Russian

I am a multilingual primary teacher offering tuition in all primary subjects, language tuition as well as bespoke homeschooling/travelling...
I am excited to support young students to learn about theoretical psychology, therapy and statistical analysis
£25/hr
Robert
CountyEdinburgh, Leith, Newington (...
SubjectPsychology

I am excited to support young students to learn about theoretical psychology, therapy and statistical analysis

I use an evidence based approach, being guided by relevant, up to date psychological research. Whilst there is an emphasis on theoretical l...
CountyEdinburgh, Leith, Newington (...
SubjectPsychology

I am excited to support young students to learn about theoretical psychology, therapy and statistical analysis

I use an evidence based approach, being guided by relevant, up to date psychological research. Whilst there is an emphasis on theoretical l...
SQA Higher and National 5 Mathematics tutor
£15/hr
First class free
Anna
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectMaths

SQA Higher and National 5 Mathematics tutor

I am a Biochemistry student at Imperial College London. I obtained straight A's all throughout school with Advanced Highers in Biology, Che...
CountyOnline lessons
SubjectMaths

SQA Higher and National 5 Mathematics tutor

I am a Biochemistry student at Imperial College London. I obtained straight A's all throughout school with Advanced Highers in Biology, Che...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

💡How to choose the best private tutor in Edinburgh?

Finding tutors in Edinburgh can be difficult if you don’t know how to go about it. One of the easiest and most effective methods is to go to the FindTutors website and use its search engine to enter a term such as "private classes in Edinburgh", or "maths tutor in Edinburgh". The platform will show you profiles of Edinburgh tutors that match your search criteria.

💶 What is the average price of private classes in Edinburgh?

The price of private classes ranges between £12 and £30. There are several factors that can make the price of a private lesson in Edinburgh cheaper or more expensive.

Here are some factors that influence prices: whether the class is online or in person, the tutor’s experience and qualifications and the level of the classes (for beginners, for intermediate students or advanced students).

⏰How long are private classes in Edinburgh?

The average duration of a private lesson in Edinburgh is usually one hour. This is usually also applicable to the price. Private English tutors in Edinburgh, for example, usually charge by the hour. The length of private classes at a tutoring academy, however, could be different.

📱What do I need for private online classes in Edinburgh?

These are the basic things you need to get started with your private online classes:

  • A fast and stable internet connection
  • A laptop or desktop PC
  • You can also receive private online lessons from a tablet or mobile phone.

A videoconferencing platform such as Classgap, Google Meet or Zoom.

🧐 Is private tuition in Edinburgh worth it?

Private tuition has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially in cities like Edinburgh where there is a high demand for academic support and additional classes. Many parents and students wonder if private tuition is worth the investment. While there are certainly benefits to private tuition, it ultimately depends on the individual and their specific needs.

One of the main advantages of private tuition is the personalised attention and tailored approach that it offers. Furthermore, private lessons can also help students to build confidence and improve their overall academic performance. With classes in Edinburgh, private tuition can provide students with the opportunity to receive additional support in subjects that they may be struggling with, or to further develop their skills in areas of interest.

A guide to private lessons in Edinburgh

How to find the right private tutor in Edinburgh

Are you interested in taking private classes in Edinburgh? Maybe you are looking to help your child pass a subject they are struggling with, or maybe you need to practise a language you said you would master before the end of the year.

A private tutor is an excellent option for achieving your academic or professional goals. You will learn at your own pace and will be able to measure your progress. Private lessons also mean that you will be able to adapt the timetable to your schedule.

Below you will find out how private classes in Edinburgh work and what types of classes are available.

Private classes in Edinburgh for all ages and levels

The list of private tutors in Edinburgh is extensive and varied. But, before choosing a tutor, you should think about which type of private classes you want:

  • Private classes in Edinburgh, at home: This type of class is ideal for GCSE and A Level students who need help to pass their exams. Having classes at home means that they can study with their tutor and then continue with their homework without having to travel. Classes at home are also very useful for adults who want to learn from the comfort of their own home.
  • Private online classes: An alternative that had its heyday in the era of confinement and is here to stay. Taking private classes in Edinburgh does not have to be in person, there are plenty of online tutors offering a wide range of subjects. Students connect with their tutor online via video call to save time on commuting to and from classes.
  • Tuition centres in Edinburgh: You can find them by searching terms such as "tuition centres in Edinburgh" and "language schools in Edinburgh". 
  • Private classes for companies in Edinburgh: More and more businesses are concerned about the welfare of their employees. Many decide to hire private tutors for companies in Edinburgh either to help their employees refresh their knowledge of their field or to improve their language skills. Classes for companies in Edinburgh are fantastic for achieving these goals.

Types of private classes you can sign up for in Edinburgh

Until a few years ago, geographical mobility was the biggest barrier to finding tutors in Edinburgh.

There has never been a lack of French classes or Maths classes in Edinburgh, but now you can study practically anything you want and even choose how to do it.

Below we share some of the most sought-after private classes in Edinburgh:

  • Private language classes in Edinburgh: Edinburgh multicultural city, home to native speakers of many different languages. Finding tutors that are native speakers in Edinburgh, whether you are looking for a French tutor, English tutor or Spanish tutor, should be relatively easy.
  • Private tuition in Edinburgh: Available for students of all ages, private tutoring in Edinburgh is in high demand. Many parents want to help their children improve their academic performance, whether they are looking for GCSE tuition, A Level tuition or another type of tuition.
  • Private music tutors in Edinburgh: Would you like to learn to play an instrument? Or are you good at singing and want to pursue a career in it? Private music lessons in Edinburgh cover a multitude of disciplines. There are many experienced tutors that can help you fulfil your musical goals.
  • Private yoga and fitness classes in Edinburgh: These classes are great for improving flexibility, coordination and wellbeing. More and more people are signing up for private yoga and fitness classes in Edinburgh to get in shape and improve their general state of health.

Tips to get the most out of your private classes in Edinburgh

Do you want to get the most out of your private classes? Pay close attention to the following tips and put them into practice from the very first session:

  • Choose the right type of private classes: You need to find a class that best suits your needs and objectives. You have already seen that there are several types of private classes in Edinburgh available. You should take into account aspects such as your availability and the format of the class. If you are good with new technologies, perhaps your choice will be private lessons online.
  • Go one step further: Don't just take private classes in Edinburgh, read additional material to boost your learning (books, YouTube videos, PDF guides, podcasts, etc.) You will see how you advance much faster and how much easier you assimilate new concepts. The Internet is an inexhaustible source of information where you can find anything that interests you, in any format and in any language.

Ask questions: Make the most of the hours you spend with your private tutor in Edinburgh. Solve all your doubts, no matter how basic they may seem, ask them to recommend materials you can use to reinforce your learning.