Insurance for Tutors

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Who needs Tutoring insurance?

Tutors help students in specific subjects, or to prepare for exams. A tutor might work from their home or a student's home to help them study a subject. They might also work at a school or college and educate students before they sit for exams.

Tutors often have a teaching degree and may have additional training. They work with students one-to-one or in groups, and expectations are high. Tutors should have both general and professional liability insurance to protect themselves against claims or lawsuits.

Claims against a tutoring business can occur for a host of reasons. A student might fail a class or exam. An accident can occur where a student trips and falls on the tutor’s  property. Liability insurance can protect you from lawsuits while you grow your tutoring business. This is particularly true for tutors who work from their homes or own their own business.

Insurance coverage can protect you against claims like:

  • Injury to a student in your care.
  • Failing to educate a student or not covering a specific subject or topic.
  • Tutoring methods that are improper or incorrect.
  • Violating a student's civil rights.

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Insurance Policies Available for Tutors

For most tutors, there are three main types of educational insurance policies to consider. Each of these includes its own unique aspects of protection. They can help you take the right risks for your tutoring business.

Why do Tutors select Hiscox for Insurance?

At Hiscox, we understand you can face a myriad of unique challenges as you run your tutoring business. Maybe this is your first educational business, or you are scaling your brand. Our small business insurance policies can help reduce your exposures. That gives you more time for the important things, like helping your students succeed.

Here are six reasons why retailers choose Hiscox above other providers for small business insurance.

  • Flexible payment options: We offer you the option of making monthly payments (with no additional fees) to help you manage your cash flow.
  • Tailored insurance: We specialize in businesses like yours and tailor coverage to the risks in your field.
  • Claims responsiveness: When a covered claim is reported, Hiscox will immediately assign a dedicated claims representative to assist you.
  • Coverage for contracts: Our insurance coverage satisfies most standard contract insurance requirements.
  • Worldwide coverage: A business insured through Hiscox is covered for work done anywhere in the world, as long as the claim is filed in the U.S., a U.S. Territory, or Canada.
  • Passion for service: Agents knowledgeable about your business concerns will provide you with excellent service.

Ready to learn more about how Hiscox insurance can help mitigate risk with life coaching insurance coverage? Get a fast, free quote now and get that Hiscox confidence behind your business. If you have questions, call us at 1-866-283-7545 and speak with a Hiscox licensed agent, Monday – Friday, 7am – 10pm ET.

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This information is provided to assist you in understanding the coverage we offer and does not modify the terms and conditions of any insurance policy, nor does it imply that any claim is covered. Coverages are subject to underwriting and may not be available in all states.