Successful private tutors have excellent communication skills, knowledge of cutting-edge learning theories and techniques, and tried-and-true resources to consult as needed. You should become familiar with the school curriculum your students take part in to more effectively enhance their understanding of those lessons. Strong leadership and the ability to motivate and encourage is crucial in this role. Other desired qualifications include patience, attention to detail, and the ability to help students develop strategies to improve self-sufficiency while in school. After determining goals for each student, successful private tutors may set a timeline for achieving those goals and indicating when students make progress to motivate them further.