Liability insurance for tutors and private teachers
Business Insurance for Tutors
Insurance Canopy helps tutors protect their businesses from the cost of liability claims with A+ rated, low-cost insurance. Insurance Canopy is rated by AM Best, a national insurance rating company. With general and professional liability coverage, our tutor insurance plan covers the majority of risks a tutor may face. With Insurance Canopy you can run your business with peace of mind!
Cover Your Needs
Tutors face a unique set of risks. As such, you need a unique combination of insurance policies to cover your business. Insurance Canopy provides you with a customized insurance plan, including general liability, professional liability, and additional insureds.
Keep Your Business Running
A single liability claim could cost your tutoring business thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket expenses, not to mention damage your reputation as a tutor. Tutor insurance is designed to mitigate and even eliminate the cost of claims so you can continue running your business.
Unlimited Additional Insureds
If you teach lessons in a rented space, or run your business at several different locations—like a school or tutoring club—you may be required to have insurance and include the locations as additional insureds.
Tutor Insurance: Coverage Details
The maximum your policy will pay for a bodily injury or property damage claim that you become legally obligated to pay due to your business services.
The amount that your policy will pay for claims arising out of one or more of the following offenses:
– False arrest, detention or imprisonment
– Malicious prosecution
– Wrongful Eviction or Wrongful Entry
– Oral or written publications that slander or libels a person or organization
– Oral or written publication or material that violates a person’s right of privacy
– The use of another’s advertising idea in your advertisement
Medical Expense (any one person)
Applies to damage by fire to premises rented to the insured and to damage regardless of cause to premises (including contents) occupied by the insured for 7 days or less.
The maximum amount your policy will pay in a 12-month period for bodily injury and property damage claims that result from the products you use to perform your services. However, it does not cover products that are sold, or distributed.
The most your policy will pay in a 12-month policy period for bodily injury and property damage claims that you become legally obligated to pay due to your business services.
Inland marine insurance covers tangible property that is movable or transportable in nature (e.g. supplies, equipment, or inventory) but excludes coverage for structures and items that are part of the structure.
Do Tutors Need Insurance?
Yes. As a tutor, you are susceptible to many different kinds of claims such as broken or stolen business equipment, client injuries, and clients not reaching their desired goal. These claims can often be expensive and could financially devastate your business. General and Professional Liability insurance can help mitigate or even eliminate those out-of-pocket costs.
The Ideal Private Tutor Insurance
Insurance Canopy offers a comprehensive combination of general and professional liability, creating the ideal protection against the risks your tutoring business faces. If you need more coverage, additional policy options are also available according to your business needs.
General Liability – Protects against third-party bodily injury and property damage claims arising from accidents involving your business. Common claims include students getting injured during a lesson or accidentally breaking something at your place of business.
Professional Liability – Protects against third-party negligence claims arising from your business operation. Common examples of claims include errors and omissions made during the teaching process or failure to help students achieve certain goals.
Need More Coverage?
Cyber Liability ($99) – Protects from first- and third-party claims arising from a cyber security breach within your business. Common claims include repairing or replacing compromised equipment, recovering lost data, and compensation for lost customer data.
Additional Insureds – Insurance Canopy offers free, unlimited AI’s to help protect your business. This extends your coverage to rented spaces and other businesses where you might teach from the cost of accidents caused by your business. It is common practice for you to include these locations as an additional insured on your insurance policy.
Questions About Tutor Insurance
What is Tutor Insurance?
Tutor insurance from Insurance Canopy provides coverage for tutors teaching many K-12 subjects, test preparation and college-level instruction, and professional or corporate trainers, and more.
Tutors are always involved with people, consequently, they run the risk of having legal action against them. Our coverage responds to those instances and can be your financial safety net for things you are legally liable to pay for.
Why Should I Carry Tutor Insurance?
As a private tutor claims could happen at any moment and while it is impossible to know when one may happen, you can prepare for a claim with private tutor insurance.
- By carrying liability insurance, you can enjoy financial peace of mind and give your business a safety net in case of liability claims
- Liability insurance pegs you as a serious professional
- Liability insurance gives you a layer of defense against claims such as bodily injury or property damage
- You could face negligence claims for not preparing a student adequately for tests (ACT, SAT, etc.)
How Much is Private Tutor Insurance ?
Tutor insurance starts at $229/yr and provides tutors with professional and general liability coverage. The cost can differ depending on your selected coverage and the state your business operates in.
Who Needs Business Insurance For Tutors?
If you are a private tutor you need tutor insurance. Teachers or educators who work in a school are not covered by this insurance policy. If you are a teacher who tutors privately on the side, this policy can help protect your tutoring business
Jobs that require tutor insurance are:
- Tutors for specific tests (ACT, SAT, etc.)
- Tutors who go to client’s homes
- Online tutors
Can I List A Business As An Additional Insured Through My Tutor Insurance Policy?
An additional insured is a landlord or business owner from whom you rent a business space. They may require you to list them as an additional insured on your tutor insurance policy if you rent your business space from them. You can add an additional insured to your insurance policy at any time.
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Liability Insurance for Tutors and Instructors
Annual Policy: Starting at $21.08 per month – As a tutor, you work closely with people; in and out of their homes. Insurance Canopy provides tutors with peace of mind through home tutor insurance and professional liability insurance for tutors. We understand the most common claims your business will face and we want to help you be protected. Let us be your professional resource to help your business thrive.