Private Tutor Insurance

Please go to the Insurance Dashboard to opt-in to the private tutor insurance scheme or manage your cover.

Free Private Tutor Public Liability Insurance

Childcare.co.uk offer £10,000,000 of free Public Liability insurance, underwritten by Markel International Insurance Company Limited, to Private Tutors that are gold members and who have opted-in to our scheme.

Free Private Tutor Professional Indemnity Insurance

The policy also includes £100,000 of free Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Free Private Tutor Legal Expenses Cover

Members of our insurance scheme receive free Legal Expenses Cover and access to a 24 hour Legal Helpline.

Private tutors only benefit from Criminal defence, Childcare proceedings, Representation prior to a barring session, Employment disputes (if you are an employer), tax protection and contract cover aspects of the Legal Expenses Cover plus access to the legal helpline. 

The Legal Expenses Cover policy is underwritten by Markel International Insurance Company Limited and is managed and administered by Abbey Legal Protection.

Free Private Tutor Loss of Revenue & Suspension Cover

The policy includes free Loss of Revenue & Suspension Cover.

If you are unable to work due to an interruption in your business then cover of up to £20,000 may be available.

If your registration is suspended by your regulatory body (eg. Ofsted) then cover of up to £2,500 may be available.

Full Policy Wording

For full details on the cover available, read the full policy wording.

Any Questions?

We've produced a list of the most frequently asked questions about the public liability insurance on offer.

If you have any queries about the insurance cover please contact Childcare.co.uk in the first instance via our website. We respond to all enquiries the same day.

Do not contact the insurance underwriters directly unless you have a claim or wish to access the legal helpline.

Additional Terms & Conditions for Private Tutors

• To qualify for the insurance you must have at least 3 years experience working as a private tutor.
• Licence cover and Suspension cover only applies to Ofsted registered tutors or those registered with the equivalent body elsewhere in the UK.
• Private tutors are not covered for babysitting under the scheme.

• Once you are covered under the policy, any changes to your Childcare.co.uk account that would disqualify you from the cover, will result in your cover immediately expiring. If your gold membership expires then your cover will immediately cease. When submitting your details to apply, you must provide your correct full name and full address. If you change your name or address you must let us know immediately. Applications with invalid or non-current names and addresses will not be valid and you will not be covered.

Please go to the Insurance Dashboard to opt-in to the private tutor insurance scheme or manage your cover.

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