Private Teachers and Tutors

Starling Agency is passionate about education! Call us today to discuss your family’s educational options. Starling is well-versed and supportive of traditional and alternative pedagogy. We will bring our network of professional educators, homeschool teachers, tutors, and educated nannies to you!

Notice for 2020-21 School Year: Starling recommends starting your search immediately to secure a highly sought-after private teacher!

Starling’s Educational Expertise

Starling is run by local childcare and education specialists. Our private educators come from a wide range of teaching backgrounds. Our goal is to help your child thrive!

We Believe In

  • Fostering curiosity
  • Nurturing cognitive development
  • Empowering a sense of self
  • Being present and engaged
  • Sparking a love for learning
  • Encouraging authenticity and kindness

Private Teacher Placement Process

  • Confidential consultation to evaluate your educational goals
  • Custom job description developmentSeattle Nanny Share
  • Research our roster (and more) for highly-qualified teachers
  • Professional candidate screening
  • Assistance facilitating interviews & interview support
  • Provide one formal background investigation dossier
  • Provide household employment dossier
  • Refer you to the best resources for payroll & tax compliance
  • Provide counsel and educational support whenever necessary

Due Diligence

Starling Agency has direct access to a private investigator whom we consult with during the recruiting process. Together we provide extensive professional nanny background reports to families in the Seattle area. We take the utmost care by investigating candidates through numerous databases, both digital and physical, using all known names and places of residences to verify identity and history. We provide an extensive, easy to read and measurable dossier that reflects any criminal and civil records found both nationally and locally. All reports are compliant with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and require signed consent. In addition to our background screenings, Starling thoroughly interviews references, and reviews each candidate’s online presence.

Private Teacher Placement

Starling Agency is proud to offer our Private Teacher Placement Service to families in the greater Seattle area. To begin the Private Teacher Placement Service, a non-refundable registration fee is collected. Once your educator is hired, a one-time placement fee is made. Each teacher placement includes a 60 day guarantee period. 

Private Summer Teacher (1-8 weeks)

Are you looking for a summer teacher to keep your children active and engaged? Hoping to avoid the summer slide? Starling will help your family hire an experienced educator during the summer. To begin the Private Summer Teacher Service, a non-refundable registration fee is collected. Once your private educator is hired, a one-time final placement fee is made.



Placement Fee


Private School Year Teacher $400 15% gross annual compensation 60 Days
Private Summer Teacher $400 $1500

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