TutorBox is a dynamic educational and childcare recruitment and tutoring agency that provides quality service with a personal touch. TutorBox has achieved thousands of successful placements since August 2004 and continues to offer excellent service.
TutorBox’s objective is to run an efficient service in order to provide high quality tuition, childcare and homecare solutions to individual families or schools, to suit all specific requirements.
Through many years of experience in education both in South Africa and in the UK, the members of TutorBox recognise the importance of meeting the child’s individual needs.
Our vision is to create abundance and empower the South African youth, through dynamic education, to become future leaders and successful in life.
Annemarie van der Linde
Annemarie has been part of the TutorBox team since 2010. Prior to joining the team, she ran her own successful business while completing her studies. Annemarie received her Honours Degree majoring in Marketing and Communication in 2004. She also studied through Trinity College in London where she obtained her Associate and Licentiate Degree in Teaching Speech and Drama. Since joining the TutorBox team, Annemarie has continued her studies. She completed her Psychology Degree as well as her Post-Graduate Certificate in Education, majoring in Foundation Phase Teaching. She has taught at a couple of schools and still tutors on a one-on-one basis. Annemarie is a problem solver and enjoys interacting with all our clients, assisting them to make the best possible decisions when it comes to their children.
Michelle is one of the founding members of TutorBox. She was the mastermind behind this concept, bringing it to South Africa, after working for a similar agency in the UK. Michelle completed her Honours Degree in Dramatic Art in 2001. While completing her studies, Michelle tutored many one-on-one lessons for a number of learners. Michelle spent the following year working in the UK as a Tutor and Au Pair, and traveling around Europe. Upon her return, she worked for a production company, where she was contracted to the SABC Education Department. Here she gained much experience in the field of education. She worked on many exciting projects involving and providing Educational Resources to underprivileged schools. In 2004 Michelle decided to open TutorBox, the first agency in South Africa to offer both Tutoring and Au Pairing solutions to clients. She has never looked back and has grown the business from strength to strength. She is passionate about assisting families and providing the best possible service. Her greatest strength is her ability to see potential and her vision to grow the business.
Anne is the other founding member of TutorBox and has been part of the business since its inception in 2004. She is a Qualified Teacher and Remedial Teacher majoring in Special Needs Education. She has over 50 years of teaching experience. Anne has taught at very many schools over the years both in Johannesburg and Cape Town. She also successfully ran an Educational Software business with her husband for over ten years. With Anne’s wealth of tutoring and business experience she has proven priceless to TutorBox. She is passionate about education and believes in the potential of each and every child she teaches. Her reputation in the industry is renowned. She is the “Mother” of the business and guides each and every person in the team. Her greatest strength is her dedication and commitment to both the business as well as the children she still tutors on a one-on-one basis.
The various services we offer to families and schools
- Remedial Teachers
- Au Pairs
- Baby Sitters
- House Sitters
- Pet Sitters
We have a number of different placement options designed to suit each client’s individual needs.
Developing and growing children and learners, be it in the classroom, in a private lesson or at home.
- TutorBox tutors, au pairs and educators are of the highest quality.
- All our candidates go through an intense interview process, which includes a pre-screening procedure, a face-to-face interview, our personality assessment as well as external reference checks to ensure their suitability for au pairing and tutoring work.
- All our tutors are high achievers and are currently studying or pursuing careers oriented around the subjects they tutor.
- Our tutors and educators provide in-home and in-school tutoring and facilitation (one-on-one or in small groups) in all major academic subjects for learners of all ages.
- Our au pairs love working with children and are caring, professional and reliable.
- Our homecare professionals are of a high calibre and always willing to please.
Confidence is the key to success and therefore our candidates place equal emphasis on covering the appropriate syllabus as well as developing the learners’ confidence.