Abbeytown Tutors and Abbeytown Tuition


UK Tutors allows you to find Abbeytown teachers in your local area and across the UK. Our Abbeytown home tutors offer popular subjects like English, Maths and Physics as well as other niche subjects such as Portuguese. Our private Abbeytown home tutors also cater for Entrance exams, SATs, GCSEs and A-Levels home tuition all around Abbeytown.



Our simple search will list private tutors in your local area according to their proximity from you. The subjects we offer include, but are not limited to, English, Maths and Physics from primary level through to GCSE, A-Level as well as undergraduate 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 commencing tuition.

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Alun (Mr)
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Subjects: Self Defense  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Chief Instructor, 5th Dan. ...
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Personal Description:
Chief Instructor, 5th Dan.

Teaching Experience:

25 years +
Level 3 Coaching

Tutoring Approach:

Open, friendly and professional tuition tailored for your needs

Subjects
  • Self Defense
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)

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Adnan (Mr)
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Subjects: Business Related  |  Study Skills  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a a self motivated person with a diverse range of academic and professional experience at various levels. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a a self motivated person with a diverse range of academic and professional experience at various levels.

Teaching Experience:

I have more than 8 years of teaching experience and currently lecturing at one of the leading university. I also provide guidance and feedback on the coursework assignments and dissertation prior to submission.

Tutoring Approach:

Edutainment, I believe in education while entertaining in order to keep the interest intact.

Subjects
  • Business Related
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • Study Skills
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)


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Phil (Mr)
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Subjects: English  |  Chemistry  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I'm an extremely strong mathematician, scoring top grades through school (including scoring 300/300 in my AS Level Further Maths), and went on to a heavily maths-based degree in Civil Engineering with Management. I'm a GCSE Maths Examiner, so I know ...
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Personal Description:
I'm an extremely strong mathematician, scoring top grades through school (including scoring 300/300 in my AS Level Further Maths), and went on to a heavily maths-based degree in Civil Engineering with Management. I'm a GCSE Maths Examiner, so I know exactly what is required to get your target grade.

Aside from teaching Maths, I've had a wide range of experiences - I've helped set up an community project in my friend's village in Tanzania and have taught some of our sponsored students out there.

I've just moved back to Exmouth from London so I have lots of availability for tutoring as I fill my books back up!

Teaching Experience:

* Teaching and working with young people as a volunteer or professionally since 2004.

* Qualified as a Maths teacher in 2006, and taught in numerous secondary schools, ranging from very challenging schools through to a high performing grammar school and a private school (including teaching IGCSE as well as normal GCSE).

* Have taught the full ability range from low ability Year 7 through to A Level Further Maths.

* GCSE Maths Examiner since March 2012. Primary School SATS Marker since 2016.

* Tutoring 9-18 year olds since April 2012.

Tutoring Approach:

I'm keen to help pupils understand how maths works, and not simply learn a standard set of instructions to follow to reach the "right" answer.

With the new changes to Maths GCSE, having a good understanding is more important than ever - students simply cannot get by on rote-learning the method alone any more. Students need to be able to explain their answer clearly, and I make sure I incorporate this into my lessons.

Of course, approach will vary substantially depending on the student.

Students who are very close to their exams will need more focus on how to get the best result.

With younger students there will be more opportunity to focus on their understanding, and exploring how Maths works. I try to avoid simply teaching "How To Get The Right Answer To This Particular Type Of Exam Question", which might get them through tests in the short term, but is rather less helpful to them in the long term.

As a tutor I'd be choosing the most appropriate approach for the student.

Although I specialise in Maths, I am more than comfortable with science, and can also help students up to secondary school level in this subject. I will also do English with Maths at primary level.

GROUP DISCOUNTS:
* 5 discount per student if working in a pair.
* 10 discount per student in groups of 3 or more.

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)


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Alvaro (Mr)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a fully qualified language teacher, specialising in adult private learning. I am a Spanish native speaker with perfect command of English and fully acquainted with the learning requirements and curriculum in the UK. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a fully qualified language teacher, specialising in adult private learning.
I am a Spanish native speaker with perfect command of English and
fully acquainted with the learning requirements and curriculum in the UK.

Teaching Experience:

I have 25 years of teaching experience in colleges and industry in the UK.
I also teach privately catering for specific needs, at all levels and requirements.

Tutoring Approach:

I approach each individual or group according to their level, skills, requirements, age and environment.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • 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.)

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Rachel (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  History  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a fairly recent (but mature) graduate who is hugely enthusiastic about learning. For fun I like to dress up as a Tudor and take part in Living History events. I also very much like to take my slightly dopey dog to the beach where I regularly nee ...
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Personal Description:
I am a fairly recent (but mature) graduate who is hugely enthusiastic about learning. For fun I like to dress up as a Tudor and take part in Living History events. I also very much like to take my slightly dopey dog to the beach where I regularly need to prevent her swimming to France!

Teaching Experience:

My first experience of teaching was through home-educating my daughter from when she was 6 through to GSCE-level. I then went on to do a PGCE in Lifelong Learning (post-16 education) during which time I taught a range of business and tourism modules. Since completing my PGCE I have completed short-term contracts teaching English as a Foreign Language. Presently, I work part-time as an enabler for physically and/ or mentally disabled students in higher education and part-time as a private tutor.I have experience tutoring adult learners, home-educated students (i.e. delivery of full syllabus) and students who are at school but need additional subject help, for example with exam preparation.

Tutoring Approach:

I understand how important it is to have a supportive and patient teacher who is willing to answer any question any number of times until the student 'gets it' and that's what I am always prepared to do. I think learning should be fun and relevant to our lives and endeavour to carry this over into lessons. The exact approach would always depend on the needs and wishes of the student.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (12 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • History
  • GCSE or Standards (17.5 p.h.)


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Cher (Miss)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am a 27 years old Chinese girl, and doing my master degree in Public Relations in Leeds University from August 2013. I have approved Mandarin Certificate and fluent English. I will stay in Leeds since 2013. I do Mandarin since I arrive UK, and ...
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Personal Description:
I am a 27 years old Chinese girl, and doing my master degree in Public Relations in Leeds University from August 2013. I have approved Mandarin Certificate and fluent English. I will stay in Leeds since 2013.

I do Mandarin since I arrive UK, and I do Chinese tutor almost for 5 years

My hometown is in the north of China, and 15 minutes by train from Shenyang. Shenyang is a famous history city and was the capital of early Qing Dynasty. There also a Imperial Palace in Shenyang, and it is a city full of Chinese culture. I grow near there and nourished under the Chinese culture. And I have almost 1 year working experience in Shanghai, China.

I also hold a Chinese Culture Fundraising Event with Leeds Chinese Community Grammar School, and have a good relationship with them.

Now, I have an internship both in St. George's Crypt, and I can have Chinese tuition on Sunday.

I am patient and like kids.
I like talking with people and making friends.
My hobbits are swimming and indoor hiking.
I think you will find easy and have lots of fun to study and practice Chinese with me.

Teaching Experience:

Three tuition now in England:
One is teaching a 30-year-old man Mandarin every next Thursday.
Another two are teaching children Mandarin on Sunday (One is 8-year-old, and another is 10-year-old)

Previous teaching experience:
Teach a 12-year-old boy mandarin in Leeds;
Teaching English to high school student for 3 months. He got a fairly good English language grade in final College Entrance Examination, and we are still friends now and talks with each other sometimes.
Taking care of 4 year old child and teaching her English for almost 1 month during my summer holiday.

Working Experience:
I worked in a social media agency in Shanghai, and I was charged of writing articles and Weibo (Facebook in China) status.

I published 3 academic articles with my tutors during undergraduate study and they are respectively about Chinese paintings, Chinese higher education and advertising (my bachelor degree is advertising). I have a good skill in writing.

If you want to study Mandarin and are interested in Chinese history and the Chinese style modern city, Shanghai, I am your right option of Chinese tutor.

Tutoring Approach:

Internet (SKYPE preferred )
Telephone

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 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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Heather (Miss)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  History  |  Special Needs  |  Drama  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a friendly, calm and patient teacher with a variety of experience that I am able to bring into my classroom by day, and in tutoring outside of school hours. I have worked with students from primary to university level, as well as tutored adult E ...
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Personal Description:
I am a friendly, calm and patient teacher with a variety of experience that I am able to bring into my classroom by day, and in tutoring outside of school hours. I have worked with students from primary to university level, as well as tutored adult ESL students during my time living abroad.

As a secondary school teacher, I have high expectations of my students and like to push them to their full potential and keen to inspire confidence and faith in their ability. I thoroughly enjoy working with students one to one when I am able to personally tailor teaching to the learner's level at a pace that suits them. I currently work in a successful 'outstanding' school, therefore, I have a very strong English department where I am able to gain resources and skills I can bring to my tutees.

I am passionate about inspiring confidence and belief, and love exploring my subject with others; opening their minds to alternative approaches and guiding the way. I use a lot of humour in my lessons and like to create a calm, relaxed and enjoyable environment and get to know my students as individuals. Having spent much time with a personal tutor at GCSE to overcome my fear of Mathematics as a teenager, I have a personal understanding of the empathy and patience required by a tutor, as well as a passion to enable my tutees to reach their goals and develop confidence in themselves.

Teaching Experience:

After graduating from Roehampton University with a 2:1 in English Literature and Theatre Studies, I went on to work as a Teaching Assistant in SEN working with students with a range of needs, but focused on teaching students with Dyslexia/Dyspraxia, which then became my research focus for one of my assignments during my PGCE teacher training.

I have since taught in a wide range of schools; I left Britain to work abroad in an IB international boarding school, PTIS Chiang Mai, as a Boarding Houseparent and ESL/SEN teacher, as well as tutoring seniors completing their final IB projects. In the evenings, my responsibilities included tutoring boarders aged 9 - 19 for all subjects. After my one year internship, I taught in a British international school for two years, Varee International Chiang Mai, where I taught KS3/4 IGCSE English and SEN and was lead assessor for entrance tests for ESLstudents. I also tutored adult Thai learners English outside of my school hours as part of a language exchange to help me to develop my Thai.

Since returning to the UK, I have taught KS3/4 History and Geography, and now KS3 - KS4 English in an outstanding secondary academy in West London.
I am a flexible teacher in terms of subjects covered, but English/literature, grammar, ESL and study skills are my core areas.

Tutoring Approach:

When I first meet a new student, I conduct an initial assessment to be able to adapt my lessons to the individual needs of the student.
I have very high expectations of my students, so push when they feel like 'giving up', but practise compassion when they need support and encouragement. With confidence and patience, they can find a way.
I may on occasion set small homework tasks (if the student does not have too much with their school already) to continue learning between sessions. I will often ask a student to e-mail this to me before our next session so I can give feedback and work on mistakes for our next session, thus maximising learning in our short sessions.
I have a fun approach to my teaching as this is vital to engage young learners, as well as for my own enjoyment of sharing my passion for my subject.

Subjects
  • Study Skills
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • History
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)

  • Special Needs
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Drama
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • English
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)


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Paul (Dr)
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Subjects: Politics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Award winning and experienced HE lecturer offers private tuition in all social science subjects and primarily in Politics/Government, Political Economy, European Studies and International Relations. Hi there and thanks for viewing my profile. My ...
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Personal Description:
Award winning and experienced HE lecturer offers private tuition in all social science subjects and primarily in Politics/Government, Political Economy, European Studies and International Relations.

Hi there and thanks for viewing my profile. My name is Paul and I have been studying, researching and teaching politics since 1988 when I first started my undergraduate degree at Leeds. I gained my first degree with first class honours at Leeds, completed a PhD in Politics at Leeds in 1998 and subsequently lectured, tutored and researched in Politics / Political Economy / International Relations and European Studies at the University of Portsmouth from 1998-2015.

I took a career break from September 2015 to develop some personal projects but continue to offer tuition in politics.

My primary specialism is in the crossover between Politics and Economics (Political Economy) in a theoretical, international, global, European and policymaking context. Many students taking Politics or IR degrees struggle with the economic components of their degree, perceiving it to be a different and mathematical subject...Economic ideas and concepts are in fact central to any deep understanding of politics and IR but, happily, they are very much easier to understand than many students assume. One of my biggest strengths as a tutor is to be able to make economic ideas accessible, interesting, engaging and relevant to the non-specialist and to the student of Politics / IR. By connecting the economics very clearly to mainstream areas of politics such as political thought and public policy and by focusing on the non-mathematical aspects of economic thought, I have been able to help students overcome their initial fears about political economy and come to see it as both the fundamental - and fun - part of all social and political science .

In addition to my specialisms in PE/IPE, I have broad and deep subject knowledge having taught across the full range of Politics, Government, European Studies and International Relations subjects over the years so it is very unlikely that you would be studying something in this broad area of political and social sciences that I would not be able to cover.

And: I am very flexible and approachable: just ask if you have any queries at all!

Teaching Experience:

Award winning and experienced HE lecturer offers private tuition in all social science subjects and primarily in Politics/Government, Political Economy, European Studies and International Relations.

I was Principal Lecturer in Politics/IR at Portsmouth University, Associate Head of the School of Social Historical and Literary Studies (2003-11) before moving up to a Faculty job. Overall I taught in HE at Portsmouth from 1998 until September 2015. I decided to take a voluntary career break in 2015 to develop a variety of my own pet projects but I continue to offer tuition on a private basis across the social sciences to undergraduate, postgraduate and A-level students.

I have been a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and previously the ILT since 2001, and am currently applying for Senior Fellowship status.

In addition, I am an experienced personal and study skills tutor, a role I always took seriously at University. I see the role of a tutor as partly that of a 'coach', facilitating as much as possible your own development as a student. I honed this approach over time as a lecturer and it was especially useful in dissertation supervision at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Tutoring Approach:

During my time at Portsmouth I was nominated for and won several teaching awards including 'Most Innovative Lecturer' and 'Best Feedback'. A major strength of my teaching is that I give very positive, encouraging and constructive developmental feedback on your ideas, plans and writing combined with broad and deep subject knowledge.

As a lecturer I am highly engaging, dynamic and open and I have a gift to explaining complicated concepts in very clear and accessible ways using stories, metaphors and analogies. Indeed I am currently writing a book in which this approach is used to teach Economic concepts to non-specialists without any numbers at all - purely through stories, analogies and metaphors.

In addition to offering private tutoring I am also an accredited trainer and life coach, as well as a proof reader. So the skills sets I bring to private tuition are more diverse than just lecturing / teaching although of course I also do have that extensive classroom and tutoring experience you require (18 years!).

My main specialisms are: international and global political economy, economics for non-specialists and social scientists, public policy, British politics, comparative politics, political ideas and theory, political ideologies, international relations.

Subjects
  • Politics
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)

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Annika (Miss)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  German  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: My name is Annika and I am a student at the University of Surrey. I study Business Management and German BSc and have received the highest grade in all of my modules. I play football in the university team and have years of experience as a football r ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Annika and I am a student at the University of Surrey. I study Business Management and German BSc and have received the highest grade in all of my modules. I play football in the university team and have years of experience as a football referee. I am fluent in 5 languages: English, French, German, Spanish and Swedish, as well as learning a 6th one: Russian. I am Swedish but I have lived in many countries (Finland, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, UK) throughout my life and gained insight to various cultures. I have 10 step siblings, ranging from 34 to 5 years old, and therefore am very comfortable in dealing with both young children, teenagers and adults. I also love music and play saxophone, piano and drums.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught English to a French student in Spain for the past two years and been very pleased by his progress. I have been a football coach for 11 year old girls where I taught them various techniques and showed leadership.

Tutoring Approach:

I am an open-minded person who believes in people's capabilities. I teach with a smile and promote discipline, as I believe it is essential for progress. I am confident in handling children and teenagers, and have so far only received positive feedback!

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • German
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • French
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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Chris (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: After spending some time working in the IT industry, including a spell being practically a one-man IT department for a small business, I discovered a love of - and I like to think a knack for - guiding and supporting the learning of others through te ...
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Personal Description:
After spending some time working in the IT industry, including a spell being practically a one-man IT department for a small business, I discovered a love of - and I like to think a knack for - guiding and supporting the learning of others through teaching and training. Initially this was in the IT/Computer Science fields, but more recently I have diversified into Maths. Seeing the "lightbulb moment", when a learner finally conquers a problem, is an undoubted highlight of my job. Away from teaching, I am a music buff, and I also love to discover new places and meet new people.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching professionally as a college lecturer since 2007 and privately since 2014, teaching Maths at KS3 and GCSE level, and IT from KS3 to BTEC Level 3. While I love the 'cut and thrust' of a classroom, I find private tuition to be particularly rewarding - being able to devote more time to each learner can make a real difference to those who might otherwise get overlooked in a large class, and only serves to increase yet further the satisfaction in seeing them succeed.

Tutoring Approach:

I can readily adapt teaching styles to fit the needs of individual learners. I recognise the importance of having a Plan B and trying different approaches to suit different learning styles. Learner input is more than welcome on this. If you know what techniques work well for you, feel free to let me know!

I am also a firm believer that successful learning depends on four main factors - hard work, willingness, perseverance and self-belief. Students often have plenty of the first three, but may lack a little of the latter. I see my role as being about encouragement as well as teaching, so as well as offering support and guidance, I will also encourage you to have confidence in your ability. Believe that you CAN succeed, and it becomes much more likely that you WILL.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


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Kate (Ms)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: My name's Kate, I live in Somerset and have two young children. Although I am British, I have spent most of my life abroad so I consider myself international. ...
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Personal Description:
My name's Kate, I live in Somerset and have two young children. Although I am British, I have spent most of my life abroad so I consider myself international.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught all levels in Paris, Hong Kong, Madrid and Cairo. My teaching experience includes general, business English, conversation, and exam preparation. I have worked with children, teenagers and adults.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach is friendly and student centred. Building confidence is very important, as is pronunciation.

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

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Stuart (Mr)
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Subjects: Business Related  |  Accounting  |  Physics  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: Academic Background A-levels in Maths (A plus S1), Further Maths (B), Physics (A plus S2), and Chemistry (B), taken in 1984. MA in Computer Science with Mathematics from Cambridge University in 1987. Qualified as a Chartered Accountant (with the ...
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Personal Description:
Academic Background

A-levels in Maths (A plus S1), Further Maths (B), Physics (A plus S2), and Chemistry (B), taken in 1984.
MA in Computer Science with Mathematics from Cambridge University in 1987.
Qualified as a Chartered Accountant (with the ICAEW) in 1990.

Career Summary

I worked as an accountant for 30 years, culminating in a role as Chief Financial Officer of Ireland's largest insurance company. I have worked with UK and European regulators, and was responsible for managing a multi-billion pound investment portfolio. I worked as a freelance senior finance manager for two years, in the City of London.

Recently I decided to have a career change, and become a secondary school (GCSE and A-Level) teacher, in the Science Department, specialising in Physics. Before starting my teacher training in September 2017 I am spending a term working as a cover teacher, across all subjects and covering Year 7 (11-year olds) through Year 13 (18-year olds).

Personal Details

I live in rural Northamptonshire, and am very excited about my new career. I have a DBS (criminal records check) allowing me to work unsupervised with children. I enjoy travelling, cultural tourism and cooking. I am a non-smoker.

Teaching Experience:

While working as an accountant, I set up and ran the company's trainee accounting scheme and have always enjoyed teaching and coaching, from basic levels to delivering training for Boards of Directors.

I enjoy teaching and coaching my 14-year old daughter, and have some experience coaching primary school Maths (in preparation for Year 6 SATs). I felt called to teaching and have changed careers to enable this. I have recent experience teaching secondary school classes, but enjoy 1:1 coaching very much. I am easy to get on with and can establish good rapport with my students very quickly.

My formal teacher training starts in September 2017, but my life experience and subject matter knowledge make me well suited to the role of tutor. I am largely skewed towards numerical subjects, but am also fastidious in my use of English grammar and writing, due to having spent thirty years providing high quality reports to senior and junior colleagues.

Tutoring Approach:

I very much prefer to work using the syllabus and textbooks with which the student is already familiar, as it can be very confusing to be taught different approaches by a school and by a tutor. If textbooks are unavailable (many schools do not allow textbooks to be taken home), I can probably source them, but at the student/parent's expense.

My style is very engaging, and I seek to understand how my students view the subject, and work with them to fill in any gaps and increase student confidence. I don't like giving rote lessons, which I think are dry and little better than reading the textbook. I really enjoy bringing a subject alive by relating the topic to the real world, and by including interesting facts and information.

Tutoring has to work both for the tutor and the student, and I will always try to make the lessons fun and stimulating. If I don't think the student is benefitting from my tuition, I will discuss this at an early stage. It makes no sense to press on with continued lessons if my approach or the student response is unsatisfactory.

I don't think that every student can become A* grade in every subject, but tuition can increase confidence, improve performance, reduce anxiety, and give a student the best possible chance of fulfilling their potential.

Subjects
  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)
  • Accounting
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
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