How It Works

How e-learning works on Otute

For Learners

Browse tutoring services and get enrolled for online classes or Post your specific requirement or Question.
If enrolled for online class, join the session on respective date & time, else Invite instructors on your requirement/question.
Receive Answers to your questions from experts or proposals from tutors for classes that you asked for.
If you availed Paid service, just make payment to tutor else rate the answer or service and share your feedback.
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For Instructors

Setup your Profile (Skills, expereince, qualification, subjects you can teach) and add your service offerings to attarct Students, or Browse through learners' requirements or questions.
Share your profile online and attract students, or Setup Classes and invite students from our platform or via social network.
Conduct your classes online or offline, receive feedback from students to uprank your profile.
Get paid via Otute in your virtual account and withdraw your earnings into your bank account whenever you want.
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Easily find quality tutors

On Otute you’ll find a range of top talent, from programmers to designers, writers, customer support reps, and more.

  • Start by posting a job. Tell us about your job and the specific skills required. Learn how.
  • Otute analyzes your needs. Our search functionality uses data science to highlight tutors based on their skills, helping you find talent that’s a good match.
  • We send you a shortlist of likely candidates. You can also search our site for talent, and tutors can view your job and submit proposals too.

Does Otute screen tutors?

We have several measures in place to ensure Otute is a fair and reliable platform. We use multiple means to verify that tutors are who they say they are. Information is also displayed that gives you a sense of each person’s skill level. In part, this includes:

  • Authenticating email addresses
  • Displaying each tutor’s Job Success score and feedback on past teachings
  • Providing results of online skills tests

Ultimately, it’s your responsibility to screen prospective tutors to make sure their skills and experience meet the needs of your job. Custom screening questions can be included in your job post, and Otute Messages provides chat and video conference tools for interviewing finalists.

Hire the best tutor

Invite favorite candidates to submit bids, then review and hire your favorite.

  • Browse profiles. View finalists’ Otute profiles to see ratings, Job Success scores, and more.
  • Review proposals. Evaluate bids, taking into account each tutor’s qualifications, thought process, timeline, and overall cost.
  • Schedule a chat. Ask specific questions, determine who’s the best fit, and contract.

What do I look for in a tutor?

You can evaluate tutors by reviewing their Otute profile. Each tutor in our marketplace has an Otute profile. It can include work experience and samples, client feedback, skills test scores, and much more. You may also want to look for tutors in our Top Rated and Rising Talent programs. Then, have a quick interview with your top tutors to answer questions related to your job.


How do I hire on Otute?

After you sign up, find a tutor and click the “Hire” button to get started. Watch our how-to video series to learn more.

Work efficiently, effectively.

Each job includes an online workspace shared by your team and your tutor, allowing you to:

  • Send and receive files. Deliver digital assets in a secure environment.
  • Share feedback in real time. Use Otute Messages to communicate via text, chat. Learn how.
  • Use our mobile app. Many features can be accessed on your mobile phone when on the go.

How do I know my tutor is accurately billing for my job?

Built into Otute are several methods of verifying work. On hourly contracts, you can review the Work Diary. It tracks billable time and records completed work. While the tutor is billing you it also counts keystrokes and takes screenshots of the tutor’s screen (six times per hour), so you can verify billable hours. On fixed-price jobs, you and your tutor agree on milestones for each job. When your tutor reaches a milestone, you review the work and release funds when the work is approved.

We also include Otute Messages so you can chat and share files with your tutor.

Pay easily, with peace of mind

Pay your tutor by the hour, or a fixed price for the entire job. On fixed-price jobs, use our licensed escrow service to release funds as pre-set milestones are met.

  • Includes Otute Payment Protection. Only pay for work you authorize.
  • Invoicing and reporting. Access your invoices and transaction history on Otute.

How do I pay my tutor and what does it cost?

Otute makes paying tutors simple and secure. Choose to pay using MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or PayPal. Most payments are subject to a 12.5% processing fee.


Can I get an official invoice?

Yes, all payments to tutors have invoices that can be downloaded or printed.

Find rewarding jobs

Otute is a great place to find more students, and to run and grow your own freelance/organization teaching profile.

  • Freedom to work on ideal jobs. On Otute, you run your choose your own students and requirements to serve. Just complete your profile and we’ll highlight ideal requirements. Also search requirements, and respond to student invitations.
  • Wide variety and high pay. Students post requirements in hundreds of skill categories, paying top price for great teaching.
  • More and more success. The greater the success you have on teachings, the more likely you are to get hired by students that use Otute.
  • What jobs can I find on Otute?

    students seek a wide variety of available jobs across multiple categories. Search here to see all job categories and find available jobs.

Get hired quickly

Otute makes it easy to connect with students and begin teaching great.

  • Streamlined hiring. Otute’s sophisticated algorithms highlight requirements you’re a great fit for.
  • Sell your Intellectual Resources. Otute provides great platform to sell your resources like Video Tutorials, Articles, E books and much more online.
  • Do substantial work with top students. Otute pricing encourages tutors to use Otute for repeat relationships with their students.
  • How do I get hired by students?

    It all starts by creating a great profile and submitting a compelling job proposal. You submit applications on jobs, then impress potential students before being offered the teaching job

    • Creating an outstanding tutor profile to showcase your skills. Think of it as an introduction, resume, and marketing brochure rolled into one, highlighting your: professional skills, experience, and portfolio; education and accomplishments; and online skills test results. The best profiles are complete, well-written, error-free, and feature a professional, friendly-looking picture.
    • Sending the student a compelling proposal. This will greatly increase your likelihood of getting response, so consider making sure yours is: professional, well-written, and error-free; tailor-made for the work you're seeking; and a true representation of your strengths and skills.

Work efficiently, effectively.

With Otute, you have the freedom and flexibility to control when, where, and how you work. Each teaching job includes an online workspace shared by you and your student, allowing you to:

  • Send and receive files. Deliver digital assets in a secure environment.
  • Share feedback in real time. Use Otute Messages to communicate via text, chat, or video.
  • Use our mobile app. Many features can be accessed on your mobile phone when on the go.

Get paid on time

All jobs include Otute Payment Protection — helping ensure that you get paid for all work successfully completed through the freelancing website.

  • All invoices and payments happen through Otute. Count on a simple and streamlined process.
  • Hourly and fixed-price jobs. For hourly work, submit timesheets through Otute. For fixed-price jobs, set milestones and funds are released via Otute escrow features.
  • Get Money into your account. Get Payment directly into your account provided to Otute.