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Juliet (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Maths  |  Physics  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I have four young children of my own and enjoy working with children and helping them to become interested in and succeed in school work. I have helped students prepare for and succeed in gaining entry to Adams Grammar School, Newport Girls High S ...
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Personal Description:
I have four young children of my own and enjoy working with children and helping them to become interested in and succeed in school work.

I have helped students prepare for and succeed in gaining entry to Adams Grammar School, Newport Girls High School, Stafford Grammar School, St Dominic's Priory Stone, St Dominic's Brewood, Abbotsholme, Abbots Bromley, Denstone, Rugby and Wrekin College. I have also successfully helped students obtain full academic scholarships to several independent schools as well as helping those secure a place who find exams difficult.

I have helped students preparing for AS and A2 Level Biology and Human Biology and after tutoring they have improved up to 4 grades higher.

Teaching Experience:

Qualified from the University of Cambridge with a PGCE. Taught in prep schools in London and local schools in Staffordshire. Private tutoring in Staffordshire for primary English, Maths and Science. Further private tutoring for 11+ Grammar School Entrance, Common Entrance Exams, Scholarship Exams and Biology up to A-Level.

Tutoring Approach:

Tailor made approach for each individual suited to help students get the best grade possible in exams. Discounts for 2 or more students attending at the same time.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 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.)
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • 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.)


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Jane (Dr)
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Subjects: English  |  French  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: Hello, I have just completed my PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at UEA. I also have an MA (Distinction) in Creative Writing from Royal Holloway, and a First Class Honours Degree in English Literature. I gained straight Firsts in every module I ...
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Personal Description:
Hello,
I have just completed my PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at UEA. I also have an MA (Distinction) in Creative Writing from Royal Holloway, and a First Class Honours Degree in English Literature. I gained straight Firsts in every module I studied. I also have a good Fine Art degree from Chelsea College of Art and Design. I have been a private tutor for twelve years, and have taught many children in that time.

I am currently tutoring in the North London area, including Tottenham and Enfield.

I'm a 41 year old lady, and am an aunt, godmother and childminder to several children.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught at undergraduate level at university as well as writing skills in an academic skills centre. I have also taught SATs to thirteen year olds. I have a PTTLs degree level 4 qualification and taught on an Access Course to adult learners. For GCSE, I have a 75 per cent success rate of my students achieving As and A*s. My other students, whose first language may not be English, achieve Bs.

I have taught AQA, OCR and EDEXCEL syllabuses at GCSE and AQA at A-Level.

Please note that I do not teach any Eleven-Plus or verbal reasoning syllabuses and that I prefer to teach older children (13 plus)

Tutoring Approach:

I use creative writing exercises with my students to allow them to develop their writing skills, as well as their creativity and imagination. This approach has been very successful with my SATs pupils. I also use past exam papers, model essays, and devote time and attention to close reading of set texts at GCSE and A-Level. I have also recently branched out into giving art lessons and I helped out at an arts and crafts club at the local school.

I can also provide Skype lessons and find this has been successful with older and university level students.

I have a friendly, professional approach and find I develop a real rapport with my pupils, who find their results and confidence improving with my tutelage.

Subjects
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • Art
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 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.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 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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Nicola (Miss)
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Subjects: English  |  PE / Sport Science  |  Spanish  |  Biology  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a very keen and enthusiastic university graduate and love to help others learn. I specialize with children and young adults. I am a good role model as I am bubbly, show confidence and balance my career with my social life including my sports (ro ...
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Personal Description:
I am a very keen and enthusiastic university graduate and love to help others learn. I specialize with children and young adults. I am a good role model as I am bubbly, show confidence and balance my career with my social life including my sports (rock climbing and snowboarding).

I have a range of experience in childcare and tuition and find different ways for my pupils to understand the materials they are learning. I find ways in which they can relate to the information which helps them retain the information for longer.
I have had several years of experience with private tutoring producing great results (please ask if you would like a reference).

Teaching Experience:

All throughout my University degree I was working part-time at Explore Learning, a Maths and English tuition center designed to help children with their national curriculum between the ages of 5 and 14. This has given me valuable experience on many different teaching techniques as well as keeping up to date with the new learning strategies that children are using in their day to day learning at school.
My one on one tutoring experience ranges from GCSE level to Primary Maths and English including other topics such as Current affairs.
On a sporting level, I gained my Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors qualification in 2009 and have continued to teach snowboarding over in Italy with Interski in my university holidays.

Quote from a reference: 'Rabia will definitely miss your cheery and happy persona. She has had other tutors but with nowhere near the enthusiasm and effort that you put in! She looks forward to you coming and has a real connection with you.'

Tutoring Approach:

I have many different approaches to learning, dependant on the age of the pupil. I like to use targets and rewards to keep motivation levels high and learning is fun by relating the subject to my tutee's everyday life. I ensure there are several reviews and assessments to enhance progression and keep on track.

Subjects
  • PE / Sport Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (27 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (27 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)

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Graham (Mr)
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Subjects: English 
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I have 20 years of experience in publishing as a writer and editor and am passionate about nurturing English language skills and a love of English literature. I graduated from the University of Stirling with an honours degree in English Literature an ...
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Personal Description:
I have 20 years of experience in publishing as a writer and editor and am passionate about nurturing English language skills and a love of English literature. I graduated from the University of Stirling with an honours degree in English Literature and have also taught English as a foreign language. My experience in publishing has trained me to write concisely and economically while retaining an imaginative grasp on a piece of work, a skill invaluable in writing essays and examination answers; and especially useful in assisting students with the new written assessments that, in Higher English, from 2016, comprise 30 per cent of the final examination mark.

I can empathise with students who are tussling with English, relish improving a person's understanding and enjoyment of the subject and take satisfaction from helping to develop their abilities not only in the practical sense of improving their powers of analysis and understanding of texts but in helping them think imaginatively and creatively. As a personal tutor, I have a proven record of upgrading students' performances, especially at Higher level, and have, in several instances, improved so dramatically pupils who were on course to fail Higher English that they went on to achieve an 'A' grade in their Higher examination.

Teaching Experience:

I have five years' tutoring experience. In 2012, 65 per cent of my tutees for Higher English achieved an 'A' grade, with several Band 1s among them. In the 2013 Higher English examination, 75 per cent of my tutees obtained either an A or a B, with slightly more than half of those obtaining an A and several obtaining a distinction in doing so. In 2012 and 2013, all of my tutees at Standard Grade achieved either a band 1 or a Band 2. Similarly, in 2014, all National 5 students achieved an A or a B. At Higher, in 2014, 85 per cent of tutees achieved an A or a B, with the remainder, several of whom had been struggling severely, delighted to have achieved a pass. In 2015, 85 per cent of my tutees achieved an A in their Higher, Sixth Year Studies and National 5 examinations. The other 15 per cent achieved a B.

With my help, tutees have obtained the vital English qualification that was essential to them obtaining a place at such universities as: Cambridge, Oxford, Aberdeen, Dundee, St Andrews, Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh, Stirling, Strathclyde, Glasgow and the Glasgow College of Art.

I also have experience teaching English as a Foreign Language, in Egypt, both in private schools and in tutoring young people on an individual basis.

In publishing, I was frequently chosen to tutor new entrants to the profession because of my precise use of language and empathetic nature on a one-to-one level.

I studied English Literature to honours level at the University of Stirling and aim to pass on my love of the subject to students through establishing a rapport with them and recommending to them the type of literature that would complement their learning and enable them to derive pleasure from studying English.

Tutoring Approach:

On first meeting, I will discuss with the student how they wish to improve and which aspects of their English studies they feel require greatest attention. I will adapt tutorials to suit the student's needs and course of study. Additional exercises and study guides will be developed together, so that the student can participate with enthusiasm and purpose in the tutorials. This allows me to work to the student's strengths, to help them manage their problem areas more effectively and to derive greater enjoyment from the subject. I will adopt a measured approach and will use my communication skills to ensure that the student understands and absorbs each aspect of the lesson before progressing to the next stage. I aim to make lessons pleasurable and fun as a means of making learning easier, enjoyable and more memorable.

Subjects
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)

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Zahra (Miss)
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Subjects: English  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Study Skills  |  Maths  |  Economics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have recently completed a master's degree in Economics and am planning to pursue a PhD in the upcoming year. The exposure I gained throughout my studies has enabled me to become an extremely responsible, organized and motivated person and I put in ...
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Personal Description:
I have recently completed a master's degree in Economics and am planning to pursue a PhD in the upcoming year. The exposure I gained throughout my studies has enabled me to become an extremely responsible, organized and motivated person and I put in utmost effort towards achieving my goals. My experiences have certainly allowed me to obtain skills which are necessary for this specific field.

Teaching Experience:

Over the past 7 years, I have been teaching A-Level Mathematics and Economics. I also teach degree level Economics, Mathematics, Statistics and Econometrics.

My students are from top universities- some of which include University of Cambridge, LSE, Royal Holloway, University College London, University of Bristol, Regents Business School, University of Edinburgh, King's College London, University of Warwick, University of Bath, University of Manchester, CAS Business School and the University of Westminster.

I also mentor students facing difficulties in terms of selecting modules and guide them during exam preparations. I also tutor students studying foundation degrees in order to assist them in achieving the grades required for universities they aspire to join.

Tutoring Approach:

I have always possessed a passion for working with young people, focusing on discussing their individual goals in order to be the window through which many young people will see their future. I focus on motivating my students by using creative and inspirational methods of teaching. What makes me stand out from the rest of the crowd is my different approach in teaching because of which students enjoy my classes and seek out to me for new ideas. My goal is not to simply teach students, it more about investing in them with all my effort. I have always believed in helping students in setting realistic goals and assisting them in achieving standards which maximize their potential. I seek ways to branch out my knowledge and passion for teaching. Gaining confidence and trust of my students is essential to me. Therefore, I ensure that I employ teaching techniques which aim at developing a mutual understanding with my students which helps them feel comfortable while seeking my assistance. I am flexible with my teaching methods in order to cater to the particular requirements of every student that I teach. I work towards establishing a rapport with my students, and put in sincere effort in assisting them with their education patiently, in every way possible.

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)

  • Study Skills
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (60 p.h.)

  • Economics
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (60 p.h.)

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Bonina (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  |  Portuguese  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am Brazilian and I've been living in the UK for about 18 years. I have a passion for languages and can speak Italian, French, English and Portuguese. Although I come from Brazil many of my students want to go to Portugal and I am prepared to teac ...
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Personal Description:
I am Brazilian and I've been living in the UK for about 18 years.
I have a passion for languages and can speak Italian, French, English and Portuguese.
Although I come from Brazil many of my students want to go to Portugal and I am prepared to teach European Portuguese as well as Brazilian Portuguese.
I also work as an interpreter for the public sector and currently I am running an English course for international students at Emerson College.

Teaching Experience:

I've been teaching Portuguese for about 14 years in the UK. I've taught in different Adult Education Centres and now I have private groups and private students. I also have experience in Corporate teaching in the UK.
For more information about my teaching please look in

Tutoring Approach:

My teaching is more focused in speaking. I do lots of exercises to make the student speak from lesson 1 and they do!
I use pictures, resources from the internet, white board and lots of repetition.
I have been doing it for many years and many of my students are fluent speakers.

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • Portuguese
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 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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Zarqa (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  |  Entrance Exams  |  Urdu  |  Maths  |  Combined Science  |  Special Needs  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a very experienced teacher. I offer all subjects at Primary and KS3 Level with a special focus on Mathematics and English.I have over 20 years tutoring experience. I had been an examiner and can provide an insight as to what is needed for exam ...
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Personal Description:
I am a very experienced teacher. I offer all subjects at Primary and KS3 Level with a special focus on Mathematics and English.I have over 20 years tutoring experience. I had been an examiner and can provide an insight as to what is needed for exams. I can teach you the tricks of the trade, so you achieve your full and true potential. A caring and sympathetic approach which results in the student gaining in confidence is adopted.I believe that I have the energy, the passion, the skills and the abilities to help people in any level of mathematics or English.
I am also a successful teacher of exams like 7 Plus 11Plus,SAT.
Many of my students have entered Grammar schools successful in the past many years.

Teaching Experience:

More than 20 years.

Tutoring Approach:

Tutoring is not only completing the homework or preparing for exams ,it's also about tapping the hidden potentials of the child,grooming a child and taking out best from him.Its a relationship where tutor and Tutee must have faith and confidence in each other.My tutees always wait for me unlike other tutors.Because the way I teach them would make it very enjoyable and exciting.
Assess the child according to capability and then set a very high target.And prepare child to achieve that.Make different strategies.Create discipline of a class room

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Urdu
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)

  • Combined Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Special Needs
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)


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Stephanie (Miss)
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Subjects: English  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Media / Communication Studies  |  History  |  Drama  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Stephanie is a drama teacher, actor and facilitator based in Aberdeen. She regularly teaches workshops in London's West End for shows such as The Lion King, Charlie & The Chocolate Factory, Billy Elliot and many more. She often directs productions ...
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Personal Description:
Stephanie is a drama teacher, actor and facilitator based in Aberdeen. She regularly teaches workshops in
London's West End for shows such as The Lion King, Charlie & The Chocolate Factory, Billy Elliot and many more. She
often directs productions for youth theatres and she has taught in schools up & down the UK. As an actor she has worked extensively on stage, screen and as a voice over artist.

Stephanie offers tuition in Drama, English, History, Classics and Media Studies.

Teaching Experience:

January 2014 - Present - Theatre Workout - Facilitator

Lesson Planning
Team Teaching
Official West End Workshops

I deliver workshops based on various West End plays and musicals. Theatre Workout are the official workshop providers for several West End shows and we deliver workshops to school groups, corporate events and travel groups. I lead workshops on various skills such as acting, musical theatre and storytelling.


Sept 2011 - Present - Phoenix Creative Arts - Drama Teacher

Lesson Planning
Solo Lesson Delivery
Behaviour Management (I teach a 12 year old boy with severe Asperger's whilst maintaining a full lesson for the other students with no assistant)

I teach Drama to children aged between 2 - 18 years. I plan and deliver five classes each week, alongside directing plays and helping the students prepare for LAMDA exams. I have recently directed 'Ruckus In The Garden' & 'The Complete Works Of Shakespeare (Abridged)' with our Advanced Class at the Capitol Theatre in Horsham. I teach many aspects of theatre including storytelling, acting skills, comedy, improvisation, physical theatre and script work. I run interactive storytelling sessions with my early years classes where the children can learn and participate in stories and poetry.

December 2014 - Bakehouse Factory - Performer/Facilitator

Storytelling
Workshop leading
Character Work
Early Years

I worked for the Christmas season with the renowned interactive theatre company Bakehouse Factory as part of their Christmas event. I led storytelling sessions, workshops, games and an interactive theatrical experience with ages 0 - 12.

December 2012 - Alive & Kicking Theatre Company - Performer/Facilitator

Early Years Workshops
Storytelling
Character Work


During Christmas 2012 I appeared as Sadie Claus - Santa's chatty, stall holding step-daughter. I was the lead in an interactive theatrical experience for children where they saw Sadie running her stall in Leeds Market. I led games, storytelling sessions and performed in a short interactive play several times a day.


Sept 2009 - July 2012 - Christ's Hospital School - Actor In Residence & Drama Teacher

Lesson Planning
Solo Lesson Delivery
Behaviour Management (CH welcomes children from all social and economic backgrounds - I taught several students with severe behaviour difficulties & troubled home lives)

As Actor In Residence I worked as a drama teacher, activity leader, LAMDA/Trinity coach, director, producer and I assisted in the day to day running of the 500 seat theatre. I taught 2nd and 3rd Form (Yr 7 & 8) drama using existing schemes of work alongside those I created. I taught over 150 pupils per week and as their only drama teacher I was responsible for their reports, three-weekly grades and parent's evenings. The school were so pleased with my contributions to teaching they offered me twice my teaching hours in my second year. I also team taught Yr 9 lessons and I assisted with directing etc in GCSE and A-Level lessons. Alongside academic teaching I led Drama 'actives' after lessons where I created and lead a one hour drama workshop several times a week. Working at Christ's Hospital also gave me the chance to work in a busy theatre environment combining set design, prop making, theatre maintenance, stage management and front of house management. I also directed and co-directed several shows including 'Anything Goes', 'The Crucible', 'Grim Tales', 'Ernie' Incredible Illuciantions', 'Easy Virtue' and 'The Jungle Book'. I have also experienced all aspects of Boarding School life and pastoral care as 98% of students are full time boarders.

July 2007 - July 2011 - Pilgrims Language School - Assistant Course Director & Head Of TEFL


Management (Responsible for a team of staff)
Lesson Planning & Observations
Solo Lesson Delivery
Communication Skills - Working with very young children with no English language

Each Summer I taught English to children aged 7 - 12 from around the world. I lived on site (in a boarding school environment) and I was responsible for teaching, entertaining and caring for the children twenty four hours a day. Having worked for the company for several years I reached the level of Assistant Director and Head of TEFL for the residential course. I was responsible for a team of teaching staff and I ensured they were delivering suitable and stimulating English lessons throughout the course. I also taught a class of my own. As Assistant Director I was a senior part of the management team, ensuring all activity and teaching staff were working happily and correctly. In the absence of the Course Director it was my responsibility alone to ensure the smooth running of our course. I often had to deal with couriers and families and I know how to project a professional, caring, enthusiastic and genuine image. I developed my team work skills, learnt how to thrive under immense pressure and my communication skills were constantly used to their full potential.



Sept 2008 - April 2009 - Kent Youth Theatre - Drama Teacher

Lesson Planning
Solo Lesson Delivery
Team Teaching

I taught children aged from 6 - 16 various theatrical disciplines and dramatic styles. I delivered a three hour workshop weekly. I ensured the children in my care were learning effectively and having a fun and enjoyable time.


March - April 2008 - Point Blank Theatre Company - Drama Facilitator

Lesson Planning
Team Teaching
Behaviour Management
PR

During a work placement with the Sheffield based theatre company Point Blank I worked with a partner to devise and deliver a cultural drama workshop. I worked as a mentor for two international students who had travelled to the UK to teach school children about their cultures. I taught the two international students how to deliver a successful drama workshop and I helped them shape their own ideas into an educational and enjoyable drama workshop for Primary School children. Alongside this project I also worked with an English partner to create a cultural workshop for deprived children in the city. I contacted The Sheffield Children's Centre and created a relationship with them enabling us to take our workshop to underprivileged children who had never had the chance to express themselves through drama.

June - September 2006 - The Funzone - Playworker

The Fun Zone provided after-school and summer holiday childcare play schemes for children, aged three to twelve. I would lead activities, play group games, prepare and cook the children's meals, clean the rooms, supervise children and be responsible for groups of children on various outings and trips throughout the summer. I learnt how to work with children and how to work effectively to carry out duties such as cooking and cleaning, while making sure the children in my care were both entertained and safe.

Tutoring Approach:

I am a friendly, fun and experienced tutor. I believe a healthy dose of humour and kindness is important when teaching and I am a very professional and hard working person.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • Media / Communication Studies
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)

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

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Paulina (Miss)
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Subjects: English  |  History  |  Polish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: Hello! My name is Paulina and I recently graduated with a first class honours in English literature, currently studying MA Literature. If you are looking for an A-level English Literature tutor, then you have found the right person to help you ...
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Personal Description:
Hello!

My name is Paulina and I recently graduated with a first class honours in English literature, currently studying MA Literature.
If you are looking for an A-level English Literature tutor, then you have found the right person to help you with your exams! I can certainly make you understand texts or poetry better via going through historical context, analysis, different interpretation (including theory) and prepare you for your exams.

I'm an avid reader and I enjoyed my studies of literature since Sixth Form. I intend to become a lecturer in the near future, hence I became a tutor!

DISCLAIMER:

I can provide tutoring in English Literature GCSE, A-Level and University level.
I can only provide tutoring in History GCSE and A-Level, regarding British history.
I also teach Polish.

Teaching Experience:

I possess over a year of experience in tutoring A-level English Literature. All of my tutees passed their exams for their desired grades, and they all achieved at least a grade higher than their expected grade. Although I do not give a guarantee you will pass with an A*, I promise to help you improve and provide you with skills to help you succeed.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is to stay positive and to start by setting goals my tutee feels capable of achieving. From experience, I find it extremely helpful to start way in advance before the madness of exams, or as soon as a deadline for the essay has been set. Being calm and being kind to oneself are of vital importance when studying. My top tip to all students: start months before the exams, because it will give you time to organise notes, read through stuff couple of times, as well as to go through question papers and write sample essays.

I have years of practice so I know your feelings when it comes to starting revision, that it all seems to be a massive mess, and you may think you don't know where to start. I can help you sort it out by starting a few months before exams in order to keep stress at bay. Colour coding, flash cards or making Powerpoints will not be as effective if you make these a week before an exam than if you were to produce them two months before. If you will trust me, I will try my best at helping you devise strategies for revision and to have stronger writing skills.

Remember- I can go with you through the material, and help you understand your subject but I cannot write your coursework for you.

Subjects
  • History
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • English
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)

  • Polish
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)

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Mark (Mr)
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Subjects: English  |  Special Needs  |  Business Related  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am 54 years old and I have been a self employed tutor for over five years. I live in Nelson and always travel to the homes of my students. I have taught students from 8 years of age to adults and all ages in between. I love tutoring my students, ...
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Personal Description:
I am 54 years old and I have been a self employed tutor for over five years. I live in Nelson and always travel to the homes of my students. I have taught students from 8 years of age to adults and all ages in between. I love tutoring my students, because it is teaching in its purest sense without all the pressures of teaching in school.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching since 1989. I have taught in local secondary schools, including more than 10 years in a school in Burnley. I have worked in primary schools on a supply basis. I have a great deal of experience in teaching pupils and students with educational issues, pupils with statements of SEN, both behavioural and educational. I have a proven record of boosting grades at both GCSE and Key Stage 2 SATS. More recently I have tutored and mentored pupils studying for their 11 plus exams particularly for Clitheroe Grammar School.

Tutoring Approach:

When tutoring my students, it is crucial to establish a relationship with not only the student but the rest of the family. This helps establish a relaxed, and workmanlike atmosphere quickly so that progress can be made quickly. I spend the first few lessons establishing specific areas that need attention within the subject/s I am teaching. I am very well resourced with both text books and worksheets specifically designed for each student. I am well prepared for the new GCSE Maths syllabus and provide text books for pupils taking the 11+. I set homework by negotiation, and try to mark it before the next lesson, distance and time constraints allowing. Where possible I try to liaise with my student's teachers in school, but this can prove difficult.

Subjects
  • Special Needs
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Business Related
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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Gent (Mr)
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Subjects: English  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  |  Greek  |  Study Skills  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am currently doing my Ph.D in computer science. It focuses on the implementation of security and anonymity mechanisms. Over the years of my academic study I have worked in a variety of subjects in the field but I am mostly interested in cyber secur ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently doing my Ph.D in computer science. It focuses on the implementation of security and anonymity mechanisms. Over the years of my academic study I have worked in a variety of subjects in the field but I am mostly interested in cyber security techniques and cryptography. I have worked with programming languages such as C and Python and Assembly as well as with a variety of other tools. I am fluent in Greek and English and also proficient in research and study methodologies.

Teaching Experience:

As a private tutor, I have teaching experience in a few subjects of my field. I have the most teaching experience with cryptography, cyber security and C programming as well as English but I have also tutored in other subjects such as computer architecture, algorithms, English and some basic mathematics (mostly geometry).

Tutoring Approach:

I have a very direct approach that involves organising and presenting the information in a simplified form that is easily understood. I am also very proficient in professional study methods. These techniques can be used to organise study material that can be memorised more affectively and with the minimum amount of effort.

Subjects
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)
  • English
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • Greek
  • 11+ (secondary) (10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (10 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (10 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (10 p.h.)
  • Study Skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (10 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (10 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (10 p.h.)


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Michael (Mr)
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Subjects: English  |  History  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Hello. I am a teacher with an MA in History, an MA in Creative Writing and a degree in Politics and History. I am also a published playwright and poet. I have been teaching part time in an English department at a University for the last four years as ...
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Personal Description:
Hello. I am a teacher with an MA in History, an MA in Creative Writing and a degree in Politics and History. I am also a published playwright and poet. I have been teaching part time in an English department at a University for the last four years as well as working as a private tutor. Prior to that I was a writer in residence in a young offenders institution using creative writing and drama to improve the literacy, thinking and behaviour of young prisoners. In 2014 I ran writing and drama workshops in a women's prison in New Zealand. I have worked widely in youth theatre and have written a popular text book on creative writing. My drama has been produced on stage and radio in the UK, Australia and most recently the US. I've also directed for theatre, most recently at Watford Palace Theatre. As well as a teacher, I have been a youth justice worker and a careers adviser. You can find out more about my work at website and blog.

Teaching Experience:

During the last academic year (2014 - 2015) I successfully tutored a local A level History student. This academic year (2015 -2016) I have tutored A level and GCSE English and am currently tutoring two GCSE History students. For the last two years I have taught creative writing (poetry, drama, short fiction) part time at Sheffield Hallam University; from 2012-2014, poetry at Edge Hill University. I have also guest lectured in History and Criminology.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach is to initially assess my student's strengths and weaknesses. Then to break the learning curve down into key objectives or units. Then to set a realistic time frame to achieve set goals. Always in mind is the objective of achieving an eventual good pass in the subject. I tutor online using skype as well as in person.

Subjects
  • English
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • History
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)


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