Become a Yup tutor and help students thrive

Yup tutors are current and former teachers, educators, and graduate students with extensive tutoring experience. They help students around the world to get unstuck on their homework, master concepts, and gain greater math confidence.

Yup tutors make a real difference for students, their families, and students’ long-term academic success.


Why tutor with Yup?

Work when you want

Yup tutors earn money on their own schedule.

Grow your skills

Yup provides tutors with resources for learning education best practices.

Make a real difference

Yup tutors help students learn and don’t just give them the answers.


Tutor on your schedule

Apply to be a Yup tutor to earn on your schedule.

The application process includes:

  • Written application
  • Math proficiency exam
  • Teaching exam, to mimic a tutoring session

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Yup? k

Yup is an on-demand math tutoring app. Whenever students need help with math, they can take a picture of a problem and connect to an expert tutor for 1:1 support.

Where does tutoring take place? k

All Yup tutoring sessions take place on the student’s phone. Yup tutors work from their desktop via our web platform. Students and tutors use tools including secure messaging and a virtual whiteboard to communicate.

What subjects does Yup offer? k

Yup supports tutoring for Early Math, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Probability, Pre-Calculus and Calculus AB.

How do I get paid? k

Yup tutors are paid on a monthly basis through direct deposit or PayPal.

How is Yup different from other tutoring services? k

Our pedagogy, or teaching methods, sets us apart from other tutoring providers. Yup tutors do not simply give students the answer, but make sure real learning takes place for long-term academic success.

How do I become a tutor? k

Please complete the form at the top of this page and you will be directed to a dashboard to continue the application process. All applicants must complete a written portion, a subject proficiency exam, and a teaching exercise. The proficiency exam is split into two levels, so you may choose to take the level of your choice or both. The entire application process should take fewer than 24 hours.

How does scheduling work? k

Once you become a Yup tutor, you have the ability to choose hours on a weekly basis. Only work hours that work for you!

Do tutors receive professional development? k

Yup takes great pride in helping our tutors grow professionally. We have courses, quizzes, surveys, feedback, and other activities for our tutors to help improve their overall performance. We also keep our tutors up to date on the latest tutoring methods and best practices.

What is Yup? k

Yup is an on-demand math tutoring app. Whenever students need help with math, they can take a picture of a problem and connect to an expert tutor for 1:1 support.

How is Yup different from other tutoring services? k

Our pedagogy, or teaching methods, sets us apart from other tutoring providers. Yup tutors do not simply give students the answer, but make sure real learning takes place for long-term academic success.

Where does tutoring take place? k

All Yup tutoring sessions take place on the student’s phone. Yup tutors work from their desktop via our web platform. Students and tutors use tools including secure messaging and a virtual whiteboard to communicate.

How do I become a tutor? k

Please complete the form at the top of this page and you will be directed to a dashboard to continue the application process. All applicants must complete a written portion, a subject proficiency exam, and a teaching exercise. The proficiency exam is split into two levels, so you may choose to take the level of your choice or both. The entire application process should take fewer than 24 hours.

What subjects does Yup offer? k

Yup supports tutoring for Early Math, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Probability, Pre-Calculus and Calculus AB.

How does scheduling work? k

Once you become a Yup tutor, you have the ability to choose hours on a weekly basis. Only work hours that work for you!

How do I get paid? k

Yup tutors are paid on a monthly basis through direct deposit or PayPal.

Do tutors receive professional development? k

Yup takes great pride in helping our tutors grow professionally. We have courses, quizzes, surveys, feedback, and other activities for our tutors to help improve their overall performance. We also keep our tutors up to date on the latest tutoring methods and best practices.


How we tutor

Yup’s pedagogy, or teaching methodology, was co-developed with thought leaders at top universities, and it sets us apart from other tutoring providers.

Growth mindset

Yup tutors promote a positive and supportive learning environment so that students can do their best.

Socratic method

Yup tutors ask guiding questions so that students take an active role in reaching solutions.

Learning, not cheating

Yup tutors don’t just give away answers. They help students understand concepts.


Subjects we cover

Early Math

Pre-Algebra

Algebra

Geometry

Trigonometry

Probability

Pre-Calculus

Calculus AB


Meet Madhu R., Yup tutor

  • Studied Engineering in Electronics & Communication
  • 6 years of teaching experience

“I’ve been with Yup for many years now and I thoroughly enjoy working here. Yup brings people who share a passion for making a difference in education together, and the team diligently provides nothing but the best to Yup’s users. Yup’s goal of making education more accessible is sure to bring about a change in learning—and I’m excited to be a part of it!”

Madhu Raman, Yup tutor

Ready to join our team as a Yup tutor?