Dundee Tutors & Dundee Tuition


UK Tutors helps you to discover Dundee tutors in your local area and across the UK. Our Dundee private tutors cover popular subjects such as English, Maths and German plus other niche subjects like Russian. Our private Dundee private tutors also cater for Entrance exams, SATs, GCSEs and A-Levels home tuition all around Dundee.



Our search will show home teachers in your region ordered by their distance from you. Our subjects include, but are not limited to, English, Maths and German from primary level up to GCSE, A-Level and even degree level tuition. Also before making final arrangements with a tutor you can check they cover your syllabus (such as AQA, EdExcel or OCR exam boards) before releasing their contact details and starting tuition.

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Austin (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: Austin made his debut as Vorsinger in Zaide in the Edinburgh International Festival conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras. Other EIF roles include Zweite Lehrbube in Die Meistersinger with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and 1st Tenor Soloist in Cur ...
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Personal Description:
Austin made his debut as Vorsinger in Zaide in the Edinburgh International Festival conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras. Other EIF roles include Zweite Lehrbube in Die Meistersinger with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and 1st Tenor Soloist in Curlew River directed by Olivier Py. Austin's Scottish Opera debut was covering Ottavio in Don Giovanni directed by Sir Thomas Allen and conducted by Speranza Scapucci.

Since his English National Opera debut he has worked for the company every season covering roles in new operas, performing roles in preproduction shows and for ENO's education and community departments.

Austin is a guest principal tenor for Impromptu Opera, Opera Anywhere, Black Cat Opera, and Opera Seria as well as appearing with his own company Rocket Opera where he is also artistic director.

In 2006 Austin Gunn accepted the post of director of Vocal Studies for OperaLabUK and gives workshops for OperaLab on Handel and British Vocal Music in France, Belgium and throughout the UK. He is an approved teacher of singing at Durham University and a visiting teacher of singing at Hull University.

Teaching Experience:

Private Singing Teacher - Newcastle & London

Singing Teacher - York University, Glasgow University, Hull University, Durham University, Newcastle Cathedral

Director of Vocal Studies - OperaLabUK
Artistic Director - Newcastle Area Chamber Opera, Rocket Opera

Masterclass leader - York University, Durham University, Hull University, OperaLab, Rocket Opera

Workshop Leader - Hull University, Newcastle Cathedral, 20,000 Voices, MidNag, New Deal for Communities, Choral groups, Rocket Opera

Tutoring Approach:

Technique
Application of Technique to Repertoire
Repertoire Coaching

Subjects
  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)

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Claudia (Ms)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: My name is Claudia. I was born in Argentina and have spent half of my life in Spain. I've been living in the UK for 8 years. I'm passionate about languages and I have a BA in Business Administration and an IH Certificate as Spanish Teacher for Adult ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Claudia. I was born in Argentina and have spent half of my life in Spain. I've been living in the UK for 8 years.
I'm passionate about languages and I have a BA in Business Administration and an IH Certificate as Spanish Teacher for Adults accredited by University of Barcelona.
Although my accent is from Spain, I am very aware of the differences between Latin American and Iberian Spanish
I am also a qualified Translator English into Spanish (DipTrans IOL) and a member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists

Teaching Experience:

I have taught Spanish in London for two years now in private tuitions to all levels.
I have also taught English at Mondragon University in Spain for a year.
I also teach children from pre-school to 11 yrs old in small groups in Hornsey Vale Community Association and St John's Highbury Vale Primary School
I am experienced in preparing students for GCSE Foundation, Higher, AS and A levels.
I also teach in very small groups up to 4 people at a more convenient rate.
Special customized courses for companies in site.

Tutoring Approach:

My teaching is based on a communicative approach, aiming to develop the fours skills: Listening, Writing, Speaking and Reading.
I like to know my students interests to make the class as engaging as possible, as I believe that if the student enjoy the class it is more likely s/he will learn more, work harder and won't give up learning Spanish.
I also tailor the classes to meet student's needs tackling their weaknesses.
To reinforce learning I usually start with a short recap of the last class and based on student availability I give homework and correct it.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

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Neil (Mr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a graduate of the University of Liverpool and of the Open University, and in addition hold a Post Graduate Certificate of Education. Although English is my principal focus, I have a wide range of interest, including among other things history ...
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Personal Description:
I am a graduate of the University of Liverpool and of the Open University, and in addition hold a Post Graduate Certificate of Education.

Although English is my principal focus, I have a wide range of interest, including among other things history, fell-walking, football, tennis and Latin.

Publications:
3 sets of GCSE materials
The Medieval Boy Bishops
Richard III: The King in the Car Park
The "Twins" series of children's novels
The "Kit" series of children's novels

I am happy to tutor in your home.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught English and English Literature for over 25 years in both state and independent schools to a wide range of pupils, from the very high achieving to the less able.

At A level I have taught English Literature, English Language, and English Language/Literature.

I have been Head of English for 18 years in two schools (one of which has been one of most successful comprehensive schools in the country) for a number of years. My departments have always been the most successful or among the most successful departments.

My teaching career has involved teaching and tutoring pupils and students of all ages and abilities from year 3 to degree level.

Over a period of three years three of my pupils - from over 350,000 candidates in each year - were awarded the highest marks in the AQA GCSE English and Literature examinations, .

My department received an award for the highest performing A level girls nationally.

My GCSE results for have been consistently better than predictions by between a half a grade and a grade.

I have had similar success with A level.

My classes' National Curriculum levels are usually a level or more better than predictions.

I have successfully coached primary age pupils for entry to public schools and selective state schools, including Eton, Oundle, Magdalen College School, King`s Peterborough and Bourne Grammar. I have many years of tutoring experience.

Tutoring Approach:

Since every student is an individual with their own range of skills and knowledge, I tailor my teaching to their needs. Accordingly, I select from a range of traditional and more informal methods to suit the individual.

The following are some of the areas where different students often require help, although the list is by no means exhaustive:

At Key Stages 2 and 3:

spelling, punctuation, grammar
comprehension, including answering written questions
creativity, including writing descriptions, narratives and poetry
writing skills, including sustaining a coherent, interesting style.

At GCSE:

responding to more complex comprehension questions
writing detailed essays developing use of evidence and discussion
understanding and responding to set texts, including essay responses
techniques for oral work.

At A Level:

Understanding and responding to texts
Analysing spoken and written English
Writing polished, detailed, fluent essays

Working in Groups:

Although I usually work with individuals, it can be more cost-effective if you are able to put together two or more students to work side-by-side.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)


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Farrukh (Mr)
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Subjects: Business Related  |  Economics  |  Accounting  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a qualified chartered accountant from UK and have over 15 years of Industry experience in commercial, technical accounting and statutory/financial reporting. I have been privately tutoring for past few years (evenings and weekends) mainly becaus ...
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Personal Description:
I am a qualified chartered accountant from UK and have over 15 years of Industry experience in commercial, technical accounting and statutory/financial reporting. I have been privately tutoring for past few years (evenings and weekends) mainly because I am passionate about learning, helping others to learn and improve. From my work experience and previous tutoring experience, I bring commercial real life experience and pragmatism that has proved to be most useful for my students, in particular for those students who are looking for business related tutoring.

My areas of expertise are
1) Business related, Accounting, Finance, business management, investment, portfolio management
2) Essays/dissertations/thesis writing and editing services,
3) Coursework
4) Assignment support at all level
5) Coaching for Professional qualifications including AAT/ACCA/CIMA,

For research and academic papers (dissertation, essays, research papers, proposals) I prefer students to lead their tasks with my support however I work out best collaborative approach and also provide writing and paraphrasing services. The pricing mechanism for dissertations, thesis, essays, assignments and coursework is different and works out more economical than the per hour tutoring rate. so enquire with FULL details to find out more.

Teaching Experience:

1) I have taught students of various level including dissertations, thesis, coursework and assignment
2) I have also been engaged at corporate level training program's, have great deal of practical exposure to finance operations and can help you develop commercial acumen.
3) I am very effective in teaching online as well

Tutoring Approach:

I work out best approach in consultation with my students, their style and their commitments/urgency. There is no one style or approach that suits all or in every situation.

Subjects
  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
  • Economics
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (65 p.h.)

  • Accounting
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)

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Oyinkansola Davina (Miss)
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Subjects: Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: My name is Oyinkansola Davina. I am 189years of age and am currently studying International Relations at Richmond the American International University. I finished my secondary school in Nigeria but previously I schooled in the United Kingdom. ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Oyinkansola Davina. I am 189years of age and am currently studying International Relations at Richmond the American International University. I finished my secondary school in Nigeria but previously I schooled in the United Kingdom.

Teaching Experience:

I do not have any but I have worked with children before and helped in tutoring my family members.

Tutoring Approach:

Talking to parents to find out and work through the child's problem and take it step by step until they understand and branch out into other problems. Not to pressure the child into something they can not handle or making the frustrated but instead make it fun and understanding for the child.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)


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Reza (Mr)
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Subjects: Business Related  |  Maths  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I'm a recent Chemical Engineering graduate from the University of Bath and I'm currently working in Bath. I enjoy socialising with my friends and meeting new people. I love travelling and experiencing new cultures and cuisines. I am always learning a ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a recent Chemical Engineering graduate from the University of Bath and I'm currently working in Bath. I enjoy socialising with my friends and meeting new people. I love travelling and experiencing new cultures and cuisines. I am always learning about something new, be it a a language or a completely unfamiliar topic.

Teaching Experience:

I've previously taught A-Level Chemistry and successfully improved my tutee's grade from C to A. I've also had some experience in teaching basic Maths. Additionally, I hold a TEFL certificate which enables me to teach English globally. Working towards this certificate helped me learn and improve some teaching skills applicable to any tutoring situation.

Tutoring Approach:

Since when I was little, whenever I was taught something at school (or later, university), I usually thought to myself, "this concept could be explained a lot easier". And I proved this to myself in real-life situations or when explaining something to my colleagues. The key to helping my tutees understand easier is to simplify the subject as much as possible, in other words into manageable chunks...

Subjects
  • Business Related
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (18 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (18 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (18 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (18 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (18 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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Leon (Mr)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  Media / Communication Studies  |  Business Related  |  Photography  |  Craft and Design  |  Website design  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: My name is Leon and I provide training in website design and development - of which I have over 15 years experience in this field gained real commercial projects include those related to names such as Unicef and New Scientist magazine. My training ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Leon and I provide training in website design and development - of which I have over 15 years experience in this field gained real commercial projects include those related to names such as Unicef and New Scientist magazine.

My training services allow you to understand all aspects you need to start a career in web design or web development - or to create your open website for your hobby or business. Additionally, I am able to help students studying at GCSE, A-Level or degree who are studying web design/development as part of the course.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught subjects of web design and web development to individuals at all academic levels as well as in industry, where I have delivered training for organisations including the NHS, Dundee Council and Halesowen College. Web design and development topics I have taught include:

* Web accessibility
* UX design
* Web security
* Front end web development - HTML5, CSS and Javascript
* Server side web development - PHP, MySQL and MVC
* Content management systems - including Wordpress
* SEO and social media for websites

I have also written a series of tutorial articles and cover features on the above topics for Web Designer Magazine, which can be found in shops such as WH Smith.

Tutoring Approach:

One to one tuition is the most effects for individuals with a specific need for training or tuition relating to programming because this allows sessions to be tailored specific to the learner in terms of the types of example problem to solve. This type of session would be delivered using the pair programming approach, where an example application is developed and adapted in collaboration with the learner.

My tuition can also be provided online - making use of Skype to provide direction.

Subjects
  • Study Skills
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Media / Communication Studies
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • Business Related
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Photography
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • Craft and Design
  • Adult/Casual learner (9 p.h.)
  • Website design
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)


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Dominic (Mr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have a wide and varied education and employment background. Teaching is a vocation that I have found for myself relatively late in life. My maturity and experience are assets that enable me to approach students with great tact, understanding and pa ...
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Personal Description:
I have a wide and varied education and employment background. Teaching is a vocation that I have found for myself relatively late in life. My maturity and experience are assets that enable me to approach students with great tact, understanding and patience.

Teaching Experience:

I qualified as a secondary mathematics teacher but I have a wide variety of teaching experience in many different subjects and teaching environments. As a supply teacher I have taught at over 30 different primary and secondary schools.

As a teacher of adults I have taught numeracy and English to many students over the last 5 years, including adults with learning difficulties.

As a private tutor I have taught Maths and English to all ages from 5 - 17, both at one to one level, and also in small groups.

I have extensive experience with 11 plus tuition and have a good knowledge of the content of exams for local grammar schools. I have received excellent feedback from parents. I work with small groups (6 maximum) at my home for 90 minute sessions after school. I methodically guide the students through the various types of test they need to master prior to taking the exam.

To sum up, I have helped many students improve their attainment levels, gain increased enjoyment from learning, and achieve excellent exam grades.

Tutoring Approach:

I have great patience with learners but also a great determination to help them to overcome the barriers that can inhibit learning progress. It is vital to me that the tutoring experience is a rewarding and positive one for both the learner and myself.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (14 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (16 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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Michelle (Ms)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  Sociology  |  Psychology  |  Biology  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I have been teaching for 7 years and am currently taking a break to complete my Masters degree in cognitive neuroscience. I have most recently been teaching Psychology, Sociology and Health and Social care to A-level students. I am a cheese loving ...
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Personal Description:
I have been teaching for 7 years and am currently taking a break to complete my Masters degree in cognitive neuroscience. I have most recently been teaching Psychology, Sociology and Health and Social care to A-level students.

I am a cheese loving, psychology adoring, fitness freak who enjoys blogging about dance, weightlifting and good nutrition! I have additional qualifications in anatomy and nutrition and enjoy sharing my knowledge on both these subjects and my mainstream subject specialisations.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught for 7 years, graduating from the University of Sussex in 2010 with a PGCE in middle years science. I have since taught GCSE, A-level and casual biology, psychology, sociology and health and social care. I have also taught KS2-3 maths, english, science and literacy skills. I have a 2:1 BSc degree in Psychology (Neuroscience) and am currently studying for an MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Sussex.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that learning about my students is key - likes, dislikes and interests. This means that the subjects being taught can be tailored to fit the learning and understanding of the student. I enjoy working with students and teaching and feel that the natural excitement I feel can be transferred through explanation - this can be seen in the increased uptake of social sciences at my last teaching job and increased applications to university for these subjects.

Subjects
  • Study Skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
  • Sociology
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

  • Psychology
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)

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Kangkang (Miss)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a graduate student from University of Bath major in Interpreting and Translating(Chinese/English) and I've got a bachelors degree on Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages from Beijing Language and Culture University. Teaching Mandarin ...
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Personal Description:
I am a graduate student from University of Bath major in Interpreting and Translating(Chinese/English) and I've got a bachelors degree on Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages from Beijing Language and Culture University. Teaching Mandarin and Maths are what I'm good at. I'm quite easygoing and very good with kids.

Teaching Experience:

Part time Mandarin teacher at Prior Park College(Bath, March 2016- June 2016) - teaching A level and GCSE Mandarin.
Teaching assistant at Beijing Language and Culture University - teaching adult students Mandarin and Chinese culture relating course.

Tutoring Approach:

Approach to tutoring depends on the level of my student and the purpose of learning Mandarin. For exam purpose I will be more focused on helping the student learn exam relating materials and help him/her improve through practicing. For beginner level, I will be focusing more on combining Chinese culture related knowledge with language learning so the student will have a better understanding of the linguistic and cultural difference and it will be a good base for future learning.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)


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Alberto (Mr)
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Subjects: French  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a first-year Economics and Management student at Loughborough University, Leicestershire. I have completed both Spanish and French A-Levels achieving A*'s in both subjects. I have experience preparing students for GCSEs and A-levels exams, and I ...
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Personal Description:
I am a first-year Economics and Management student at Loughborough University, Leicestershire. I have completed both Spanish and French A-Levels achieving A*'s in both subjects. I have experience preparing students for GCSEs and A-levels exams, and I have successfully worked with students of all ages and abilities.


I am also willing to teach via Skype for those who don't live nearby.

Teaching Experience:

I have been working for the past three years with adults and children, both here in the UK and abroad. In the last year, I have also tried to tutor people all over the United Kingdom via Skype.

Tutoring Approach:

I tailor all of my lessons to the individual needs of my student and use resources that are best suited to the way they learn. I also believe that languages are a truly enjoyable subject, and I always make sure that my students enjoy their lessons - I am also fully familiar with new and old GCSE and A Level MFL specs which is useful for those starting these courses this year.

Subjects
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)


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Rob (Mr)
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Subjects: English  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: 2008 National Teaching Award Winner (Southern Region.) Volunteer linesman every Sunday - for my 3 sons' football teams. Keen cyclist - I've cycled further than the distance around the equator as I commuted to and from school. Animal lover - I e ...
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Personal Description:
2008 National Teaching Award Winner (Southern Region.)
Volunteer linesman every Sunday - for my 3 sons' football teams.
Keen cyclist - I've cycled further than the distance around the equator as I commuted to and from school.
Animal lover - I enjoy jogging with Scout, my rescue dog.
Educational author - I wrote a maths assessment book that was sold in WHSmith.
Piano player - I accompany a large choir that performs in both the Guildhall and the Cathedral in Portsmouth.
Prioritiser - In 2010 I decided to reduce my hours so that I could spend more time with my wife!

Teaching Experience:

I have been a classroom teacher for 23 years in 3 different schools; I was head hunted for the last job and when I left it in November 2016, it was graded outstanding by OFSTED. I have predominantly worked in year 6 where I have helped to raise standards of attainment - I have been successful in accelerating progress for many pupils (particularly in maths) to double Government expectations.

I have spent most of my career as a maths manager in schools but I have also led English and science. I have been a key stage leader for over 10 years and have mentored trainee teachers who have gone on to have their own successful teaching careers.
Winning the 2008 Award for Best Primary School Teacher in the South was an amazing experience. The judges interviewed pupils, staff and parents - families who weren't able to attend the meeting were able to submit letters of support and the highlight of the whole process was getting to read these testimonials afterwards.

Tutoring Approach:

Every pupil is different: each pupil has their own particular knowledge of facts, procedures and concepts, but they are also unique in their attitude, experience, confidence and motivation. Finding a tutoring approach that best suits each child is very important and, where appropriate, I make use of the recent educational principles of 'Growth Mindset' which challenge the notion that some people are just born clever, and encourages pupils to value risk taking, criticism and effort.

Individual tuition allows time so rarely afforded in whole class lessons to track back and identify the misconceptions that can sometimes be the underlying cause of slow progress or issues with confidence. The focus of good teaching is about building all new learning onto secure foundations and making strong and varied connections between concepts.

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)


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Towns we cover in Dundee

We have a wide variety of home teachers in Dundee, we also have more focused pages for private tutors by towns accross Dundee: