Is this illegal? - Part time Arabic teacher(5 Posts)
SarahShamsa Sun 29-Nov-20 23:06:58
wellingtonsandwaffles Sun 29-Nov-20 23:14:41
RaininSummer Sun 29-Nov-20 23:15:57
SarahShamsa Mon 30-Nov-20 14:25:42
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I recently moved to the UK from abroad and although I am originally from the UK, I haven't lived here for a long time so have many questions about motherhood here.
I have a 2.5 year old son whom I am teaching both English and Arabic. I'd like to hire an Arabic teacher to come to my home twice a week (post covid tier-restrictions and lockdowns) for 45-60 mins each time to teach my son Arabic, preferably someone who uses the method of "teaching through play" and can make the sessions as exciting/interesting as what you'd find in groups like Baby Sensory. No books nor writing, just playing and singing.
I was thinking of reaching out to some Arabic Saturday Schools to ask if any of the teachers wanted to do this for some part-time money. My question is - would it be illegal for someone, already employed, to take up this part-time casual work role as my son's teacher? I ask because in the country I was just living in, this was illegal, so I didn't want to break any laws here!
Thank you very much!
It would only be “illegal” if they didn’t tell HMRC about any additional earnings - lots of teachers tutor on the side though, perfectly legal!
Just a quick general. Answer. No it's not illegal to gave more than one job unless your main job specifically says that (unlikely). A lot of teachers tutor on the side but not normally for their own school's pupils.
Thank you so much ladies for your prompt responses and putting me at ease! xx
As others have said, no, it’s not illegal
But please don’t assume all posters here are women, there are plenty of men here too