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How To Get A Verified Tutor Badge at Filo? Multiply Your Earnings as A Tutor Now!

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One of our highest priorities is ensuring the quality of our tutors on the Filo platform. We have a rigorous process of acceptance of any tutor and have both systems and people in place to ensure the quality remains the best possible. But we also reward tutors who go above and beyond this level of excellence with a verification badge. This badge is a shining armour to the tutor’s commitment to the betterment of the student. 

Verified tutors are defined by their outstanding teaching experience. They are identified by the famous blue tick on the Filo app for students. 

When a student notices a blue tick on a tutor profile, they know they are going to talk to someone who is a highly experienced professional. In this short article, we will look at what it means to be a verified tutor, how to become a verified tutor on Filo and what are the perks associated with this badge of honour. We will start by exploring why your aim should be to get the verification badge. 

Why Should You Be A Verified Tutor At Filo : Perks and Benefits: 

Apart from earning an additional incentive for just being a verified tutor, on average, a verified tutor earns almost twice as much as a regular tutor at Filo. 

Along with this, verified tutors also enjoy the following benefits: 

– Verified tutors get prioritised for micro-session requests.

– Inbound from better-quality students.

– Better earning rates and more incentives.

– More opportunities for private sessions and Filo lectures result in higher earnings.

– A dedicated account manager to ensure your success.

– Priority support for all your queries.

– Exclusive training and upskilling sessions.

– Early access to our new/beta releases.

Now, if you’re also looking to be a verified tutor at Filo, the process is highlighted here: 

How To Become a Verified Tutor At Filo

If you’re not a tutor at Filo, we recommend you to read the following article on how to become a tutor first: How to be a Filo Tutor Online: Start Teaching Online and earn Rs. 40,000+ passively!

If you’re an already existing tutor at Filo, here is the entire process of becoming a verified tutor at Filo: 

Complete your tutor profile:

  • Go to profile section and make sure that you’ve provided all the relevant information
  • Make sure to have a professional profile picture. Please refrain from posting your social media profile pictures, pictures where your face is not clearly visible, photos taken in poor lighting etc.
  • Please ensure there are no grammatical errors or spelling mistakes in the information provided by you.

Clean Up Your presentation skills:

Before you go online, please ensure that:

  • You have a good internet connection.
  • Have access to a proper platform like a table or a bed table.
  • Ensure you have ready access to a paper and pen. Please do not ever ask a student to wait while you look for your basic tools.
  • If teaching through a phone camera, make sure to set up your phone stand properly.
  • Teach in a noise-free surrounding for clarity.

Make sure that you have sufficient lighting. Avoid shadows on the writing area. Also, a few guidelines on page setup is as follows:

The light source should be in front of you. Use natural sunlight or get a proper table lamp.

The desirable setup for a good classroom experience is as follows: Make sure to sit on a table and de-clutter the area before you decide to go online on the application. If you are sitting on your bed, you can use a bed table and the bed is out of the camera’s focus.

Also, refer to the whiteboard usage instructions here: 

Good communication:

Please ensure you have legible handwriting and follow the below samples for discerning the good writing from the bad:

Tutors should ensure that the camera is stable and is focused on the writing area. The video should not be hazy/blurred. It is recommended that you use a phone holder/tripod stand.

Good communication is key to a healthy study environment. Not only should you be able to understand the student’s problem, you should focus on guiding the student to the answer through effective communication. A few SOPs for good communication are: 

Be a complete expert on the topic/ subject you wish to teach: 

  • Our systems evaluate a tutor on a per topic basis.
  • Please only choose topics which you are completely confident about.
  • In case you encounter a bad question please reject the session request and select an appropriate reason.
  • In case you encounter a bad student please ensure you report them on the application.

Maintain an Impressive rating: 

The overall rating of the tutor must be 4.3 or above for him/her to be considered for the verification badge. 

Decent impact on students:  

The number of paid weekly sessions should be 200+ (Every Thursday to -Wednesday).

If these requirements are met by you, you in almost all cases are already a verified tutor at Filo. In case you meet the criteria and haven’t received the verification sign, the answer is simple, the verification badge distribution is an autonomous feature and both man and machine contribute to making sure it’s awarded to the best tutors. Don’t worry, you’ll get it as soon as you’re deemed fit 🙂 

FAQ

Why is my application rejected?

The following reasons might prompt a rejection: 

  • The tutor has not provided a decent/professional profile picture.
  • The video solution does not have proper lighting.
  • The solution is incomplete or incorrect.

Please follow the details that are mentioned in the onboarding instructions before submitting the application.

Reiterating the onboarding instructions :

  • Once the candidate successfully registers on the app, the team checks the following details :
  • The account is registered with a phone number. Registration with email ID is not allowed.
  • The name is clearly mentioned with proper formatting.
  • The college name should be correct (better if acronyms are not used) . No accounts will proceed with school names/coaching center names. 
  • The profile picture should be professional. Avoid uploading pictures in which you are wearing sunglasses or a mask.
  • Please upload valid ID documents. Any mismatch with regards to name or photograph will lead to the rejection of the application. Make sure you have a PAN Card while applying. 
  • The introduction video should clearly show the face of the applicant and should be recorded in a noise-free environment. The assessment will be made on the basis of language, communication skills, presentation, and experience. 
  • The solution video should be stable, clear, and have a proper explanation through audio and writing. 

What should I do if I don’t receive any response from the team? 

The application is most probably under review. Once our verification team completes the process, you as the tutor will get a notification of process completion in the app itself.

That’s it, fellow tutors! Feel free to post your queries in the comments below. Until next time 🙂 

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