Strong subject knowledge:
One of the main skills you need to have to become a tutor is subject knowledge; the reason for this is because tutors need to make lessons exciting as well as engaging. Also, tutors must have a strong knowledge of what they are teaching as they will be processing that information to their students; so it is vital the students receive the right information. Furthermore, tutors need to have a large amount of diversity for subjects; the reason for this is that students will have many questions involving more than one subjects and may need more attention in two subject rather than one. Also, tutors need to have the qualifications as well as the ability to teach multiple subjects as you will get many different students who will require you to teach them different subjects.
Dedication and commitment:
Dedication and commitment is vital to becoming a tutor; the reason for this is that you will need to put the hours in with your students as you will have multiple students, which means you will need to put in the hours several days a week. Also, you will need to be dedicated to the role as the students will be counting on you to deliver to them; in order for them to be successful. You will be working alongside them as a team helping them reach their goals they want to achieve.
Excellent interpersonal skills:
Having excellent interpersonal skills is more than vital; reason being is that you will be working with your students mostly on a daily basis, which means you will need to develop a great relationship with your students in order for them to feel comfortable working with you; having trust and understanding between each other. Also, your communication skills will be really important in the way you are delivering your message across to your students, meaning you will need to identify the best method that suits your student in processing information to them.