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The future of private tuition is here.
This is Tutoring Reimagined.

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Sophia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment.

Safer recruitment practice and rigorous pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any tutor is confirmed on the App. All Sophia Tutors are subject to verified reference checks and must hold a valid enhanced DBS certificate.

Through our partners at Tapoly, tutors are covered by £1 million Professional Indemnity and £2 million Public Liability Insurance Cover for all tuition sessions booked via the Sophia mobile app.

For information about tutor safety please click here.

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Empowering Tutors. Your Time Your Rules.

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A few clicks of a button and you are on your way!

  • Step 1: Become a Sophia Tutor by registering your details in as little as 5 minutes.
  • Step 2: Verify your details with your OTP and complete the KYC process to build your unique tutor profile.
  • Step 3: Upload your document, complete the verification process and attend an on boarding session at our Head Office. Your journey as a Sophia Tutor starts here!
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Location. Location. Location

Sophia enables you to be in control of where you want to work and how far you wish to travel.

  • Step 1: Use the in app mapping tool to select the areas you wish to work in.
  • Step 2: Clients can book you based on your location preferences and availability through the Sophia App.
  • Step 3: No surprises! Sophia only sends you places where you want to work. Need to change something? No problem! Our intelligent Mobile App gets to work for you straight away.
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Scheduling made simple

Set your availability. Start to get bookings. It’s that simple.

  • Step 1: When you want, where you want. Sophia allows tutors to manage their availability through the in app calendar.
  • Step 2: Set your availability for up to 6 weeks (45 days in advance). Bookings are confirmed instantly.
  • Step 3: Sophia provides you with all the details you need to know. Communicate easily with clients and have access to feedback reports on your students to support with session planning.
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You're in control

Sophia is your PA when it comes to running your own private tuition business.

  • Step 1: Sophia provides you with everything you need to know, including full itineraries and detailed booking information.
  • Step 2: Easily review all of your previous bookings and track your earnings on the Sophia App.
  • Step 3: Using Stripe, payment from clients is cashless and is transferred to you at the end of your session. No more invoicing, chasing payments or awkward conversations.
Meet Mellisa

Melissa drives Sophia's vision, growth and strategic leadership at Sophia. A mom of 3, her tuition expertise as a tutor on the Sophia app is focused on Geography and the wider humanities after 16 years in the Independent School sector as Headteacher, Education Director and Advisor.

Frequently Asked Questions

Becoming a Tutor on Sophia is quick and easy!

1. Register via or Download the App (Google Play or App Store).
2. Create your profile. Upload your identity documents and qualification information We will then review your profile and our education team will aim to follow up on your application within 48 business hours.
3. Selected tutors will be invited to meet us face-to-face at an on boarding session at our Head Office.
During on boarding, we will show you how to set your availability, review your schedule, complete session feedback and generally Be your own Boss on the App.
4. Once your Identity documents have been verified, including your DBS and references, your profile is activated.
5. Clients will be able to view your profile, confirm you for a booking and we will send you all of the information you need to know for your session, all via your phone. Payment is done via the app too - which is why we ask for your bank account details before you can be a verified tutor.

Happy Tutoring!

You can view details on our Tier system here.

Our clients pay tutors based on their level of experience and qualifications. Tutors are allocated a Sophia tier and paid as follows
Sequoia  £66.60
Fir           £55.50
Oak         £37.00

Yes, we understand that not everyone has experience. As long as you have a passion for education, an excellent academic record, good communication skills, and have a high understanding of the subject matter, you are a candidate.

Using Stripe, you will receive instant payment from clients following the end of your tuition session. It's quick, safe and simple. Tutors need to register their details with Stripe and are responsible for connecting their bank information to the Admin Portal / Stripe to receive their earning from clients.

No DBS? No problem. Sophia is here to help. Get in touch with us and we can help you with your application.

As Sophia, we take safeguarding seriously.
We want everyone who uses Sophia to feel safe and secure which is why we have a number of features and procedures in place to help you feel safe:

On Boarding Checks for Clients

* Our education team contacts all of our registered clients to find out more information about their children and areas of educational support they require.
* We require a OTP validation from clients to ensure they have UK mobile at Registration.
* To use Sophia, we require a valid Payment card.
* Sophia’s payment portal with Stripe collects and verifies bank details and the registered residential address.
* Sophia checks you in and out of every tuition session so the App knows where you are working.

1-1 Block

1-1 Block gives our tutors the power to easily prevent clients from booking you - whether it’s because you can’t face climbing staircase, don’t like the dog, or you’d simply prefer not to see them again.
Requests need to be made by contacting Sophia directly to enable this service.

Sky Guard

We have partnered with SkyGuard to offer our Tutors peace of mind through the SkyGuard Smartphone application. Skyguard is a service that connects lone workers to a central team in the event of an emergency. Sophia Tutors receive a special discounted price on the annual subscription price.
For more information regarding SkyGuard click here.
Tutors can contact SkyGuard directly at 0845 0360 999 for more information


If a client acts inappropriately towards you, or makes you feel uncomfortable, tell us. After reviewing the situation, we’ll make the call whether we place them on our Blacklist or not - which means they’ll no longer be able to book on our platform.

Sophia provides 1-1 face to face private tuition via our on demand app in the Greater London area. We also offer online tuition for clients around the world with our team of UK based tutors which can be booked by downloading the app or via our web booking portal.

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