Types of English Teachers
An english teacher may be one of the 2 categories:
Teacher of English
The technical differences are extremely small and yet valuable when making your decision. English teacher teaches English to English speakers, when a teacher of English teaches English as a second or a foreign language.
Unlike an English teacher (or a teacher of English) a tutor usually doesn't have a college or university degree in teaching, education or linguistics.
Tutors often use unconventional and more cultural methods of teaching. tutors tend to focus on student's experience and language natural development rather than typical books.
A teacher can teach you grammar, structures, time tenses and a tutor can help you expand your vocabulary and dip your toes into culture, however...
Practicing English with Native Speakers helps you improve on pronunciation and understanding of a fast, real, dialectic speech, which is so different in London, New York, Los Angeles or Sydney.