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Sílvia Pinho

Lisbon, Portugal

Social media strategy & content for FUN brands!

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Tes Mat

Antwerp, Belgium

Framer coding expert for hire

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Sam Azimi

United Kingdom

Delivering a pro job is a must

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Bego Echeverría

Barcelona, Spain

✧ Energy is my currency ✧

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Milton Flournoy

Atlanta, GA, USA

Lean Leadership Initiative

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Chidi Nwekwo


Scientific Illustrator for Academics 🧬

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Latasha James

Detroit, MI, USA

I help entrepreneurs create educational videos ✨

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Amy Nicholson

Hyattsville, MD, USA

Helping Small Businesses Thrive with Precision

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Eden Gutema

Houston, TX, USA

Elevated UGC Creator & Content Specialist

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Paige Retchko

Chattanooga, TN, USA

Experienced copywriter for dynamic content

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Noor Eweis

New Jersey, USA

A doctor with a teaching passion

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Shafaq Imran

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Engaging eLearning Courses with 3D/2D Animations

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Nick D

Lisbon, Portugal

Bilingual Tutor & Translator | German & English Expert

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Steven Smith

Rootstown, OH, USA

Designing Instruction, Inspiring Achievement

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Jithin Jose


Friendly Tech Support & English Coaching Expert

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Nikki Entia

Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines

Passionate Tutor Ensuring Academic Success 📚

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Esmarie Carstens

Cape Town, South Africa

Meticulous Curriculum & Instructional Design

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Umair Kamran


Expert Math Tutor: Calculus, Algebra & More

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Eric Cheng

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Education, Entertainment, + Mental Health

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Tracie Taylor

California, USA

Operations | Strategic Systems Development | PMP

Educator related skills for your next project

Common projects for Educators

Providing one-on-one tutoring or online classes in a specific subject area.

Creating and implementing lesson plans or curriculum for homeschooling or supplemental learning.

Providing coaching or mentoring in a particular field or discipline.

Designing and delivering training programs for businesses or organizations.

Providing educational consultancy services, such as curriculum development, educational program evaluation, or teacher training.

Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) or other language classes.

Tips for working with and hiring Educators

Define your educational needs

Identifying your educational needs is the first step to hiring a successful freelance educator. This could include the subject matter, level of education, desired teaching style, or learning goals.

Review their qualifications and experience

A good educator should have relevant academic qualifications and experience in teaching or coaching. Check their Contra profile for details about their credentials, past projects, and reviews from other clients.

Communication is essential

Good communication is key to the success of any education project. Ensure that the educator is responsive, open to feedback, and able to effectively communicate complex concepts.

Set clear expectations

Be specific about what you expect from the educator. This includes the learning outcomes, teaching methods, timelines, and payment terms. Ensure these are agreed upon before starting the project and communicate them through Contra.

How to hire Educators

Define your educational needs

Before you start the hiring process, identify your educational needs. This could include the subject area, grade level, desired learning outcomes, or teaching style.

Post a detailed job

Post a detailed job on Contra outlining your educational needs and expectations. Include information about the subject or skills you want to learn, your current level of knowledge, your learning goals, and your preferred learning methods.

Review applications

Review the applications you receive and shortlist educators based on their qualifications, experience, teaching style, and reviews from other clients.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with shortlisted candidates. Ask about their teaching philosophy, experience with similar educational projects, and how they handle different learning styles and challenges.

Finalize the agreement

Once you've chosen an educator, finalize the agreement on Contra. This includes the scope of work, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Educators

1. What is your teaching philosophy and how do you adapt your teaching methods to meet individual learning needs?

2. Can you provide examples of successful educational projects or programs you've developed and implemented?

3. How do you assess student progress and provide feedback?

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Frequently asked

A freelance educator provides educational services as an independent contractor. They may offer one-on-one tutoring, group classes, coaching, curriculum development, or other educational services. They work with students of various ages, levels, and disciplines, or with professionals seeking specialized training or knowledge.

A freelance educator provides educational services as an independent contractor. They may offer one-on-one tutoring, group classes, coaching, curriculum development, or other educational services. They work with students of various ages, levels, and disciplines, or with professionals seeking specialized training or knowledge.

Hiring a freelance educator on Contra allows you to find experienced professionals who can provide personalized, high-quality educational services. Contra's platform makes it easy to review educator profiles, collaborate on projects, and handle payments securely.

You can post a job on Contra detailing your educational needs and requirements. Freelance educators who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of educators on Contra and invite those who meet your criteria to apply.

Freelance educators can work on a variety of projects, including tutoring in specific subjects, developing and implementing curriculum, providing academic coaching, teaching languages, conducting workshops or seminars, and providing educational consultancy services.

The cost of hiring a freelance educator on Contra can range from $25-$60 per hour, depending on their qualifications, experience, and the scope of the project. It's best to discuss your project and budget with the educator to get an accurate quote.

Freelance educators are paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Payments are held in escrow and are only released after you approve the work, ensuring the safety and satisfaction of both parties.

When hiring a freelance educator, you should look for relevant academic qualifications, experience in teaching or coaching, a proven track record of effective teaching, and excellent communication skills. Review their Contra profile for information about their credentials, past projects, and reviews from other clients.

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