Hawkley Tutors and Hawkley Tuition


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



Our simple search will display private tutors in your local area according to their proximity from you. We offer subjects that include, but are not limited to, English, Maths and Biology from primary level through to GCSE, A-Level plus 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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Sarah (Ms)
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Subjects: Electronics  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a mature lady (50yo) with a 1st Class Electrical/Electronic Engineering Degree (B.Sc) from Birmingham University and a Postgraduate Management qualification from Cambridge University. My own 'A' Levels were Biology, Maths and Physics with a p ...
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Personal Description:
I am a mature lady (50yo) with a 1st Class Electrical/Electronic Engineering Degree (B.Sc) from Birmingham University and a Postgraduate Management qualification from Cambridge University.

My own 'A' Levels were Biology, Maths and Physics with a particular focus on electronics. At University I studied Maths at degree level.

I am also trained in other areas such as photo-reading (speed reading), hypnotherapy and craniosacral therapy. I have worked with young people utilising various modalities to help them gain confidence and choose careers/subjects that bring out the best in them. I studied for a time in a Rudolph Steiner environment so I appreciate the value of alternative approaches to educating young people. I was also a member of the Academy Appeals panel for some time in Hereford (for the Steiner Academy there).

From 2009 to 2012 I worked in an Admin capacity for OFSTED travelling around Schools and Colleges up and down the SW of England. My particular area of responsibility was the safeguarding and protection of children.

In 2011 I attended an Introduction to Autism training with the HANDLE organisation as I increasingly meet young people struggling on the Autism spectrum so this topic is of particular interest to me. I would be able to help refer any child who needed more specialised care. Related to this I have also been studying Human Design which is an invaluable tool for understanding how unique we all are.

I am friendly, empathic and good with younger people. I endeavour to help bring out the best in them on all levels.

Teaching Experience:

I have successfully tutored Maths and Physics to High School students whilst living abroad in Canada and back here in the UK where I have been based more lately.

Tutoring Approach:

I work outside of my home in non-pet and non-smoker environments only at this time.
I ask the student to bring all relevant texts with them for the lesson.
If you also have past exam papers please also bring those.

I hold an enhanced CRB.

I have recently reduced my rates in recognition of the economic climate. I am negotiable to an extent in cases of hardship so please feel free to enquire.

Subjects
  • Electronics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)

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

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Blaine (Mr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Fully-booked until July 2017. I am a 31 year-old prize-winning Masters graduate in Mathematics from Oxford University, and I also hold Top Candidate Notifications for my performances in A-level maths and further maths, and another such notification f ...
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Personal Description:
Fully-booked until July 2017. I am a 31 year-old prize-winning Masters graduate in Mathematics from Oxford University, and I also hold Top Candidate Notifications for my performances in A-level maths and further maths, and another such notification for my performance in GCSE Statistics. I am in my eighth year of tutoring full-time.

I offer tuition in mathematics at each of the following levels: KS3/GCSE/AS/A2/AEA/MAT/Oxbridge Interview Practice/STEP. I have a CRB Enhanced Disclosure.

Teaching Experience:

I have seven full years experience as a full-time private tutor. My role addresses the pitfalls of a mainstream education by truly individualising it, and is perfected through thousands of hours of experience of striving to achieve precisely that. My thirst for knowledge has allowed me to develop a true understanding of mathematical concepts: I have frequently played the role of the consultant throughout my mathematical career, have been able to help my peers and students avoid the pitfalls usually associated with difficult ideas and am able to explain things from numerous angles.

Tutoring Approach:

Traversing the mathematical landscape is an art; it can be a very uncomfortable environment for some. I find it so important to make my students feel at ease and to find confidence in their maths and so important to be friendly and patient. I am not a suited, booted assessor, nor old-school, to be frank! The feedback I've received indicates that I am very successful in creating a supportive atmosphere that encourages discussion, openness and good effort.

As well as engaging with students in this manner, my aim as a maths tutor is to get my students to 'think mathematically'; to uncover the inherent simplicity in methods and concepts and to truly understand what is being worked with. It is my business to focus thought, prevent confusion and stimulate the development of good ideas. I employ illuminating explanations and navigate sticking points, and as a result maths should be considerably easier to handle under my guidance.

As well as offering support for those with difficulties or specific grade aspirations at standard levels, I can also challenge the very able as intensely as they could hope for, introducing them to the mindset, rigour and practise required for the more challenging AEA and STEP papers. At university I was lucky enough to find myself one to whom others turned with maths troubles: I have been depended on to explain advanced maths effectively for years. I am sure this accounts for two more areas of particularly positive feedback I've received as a tutor: in explaining concepts and in effectively dealing with problems as they arise.

I provide tuition either at my home in central Cheltenham, or at the homes of students within a 30-mile radius of it (dependent on particular location).

I am here to provide a complete teaching experience that in addition to ironing out difficulties and providing excellent exam preparation as matter of course, at no extra effort on the part of the student introduces them to the thought processes and insights of the professional mathematician. I have the STRONGEST sense of duty of care to my students and want every one who I work with to exceed their own expectations and the expectations of others and to walk away feeling truly proud of their achievements.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Further/Higher (university) (£85 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£45 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£45 p.h.)


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Jamie (Mr)
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Subjects: Self Defense  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: * Grew up as an eighth generation member of a travelling circus family. Brought up around a high risk lifestyle that promoted good awareness skills. Son of a world renowned wild animal trainer. * Began uninterrupted formal martial arts ...
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Personal Description:
* Grew up as an eighth generation member of a travelling circus family. Brought up around a high risk lifestyle that
promoted good awareness skills. Son of a world renowned wild animal trainer.
* Began uninterrupted formal martial arts training in 1990.
* Achieved first instructor certification in a martial art aged 16.
* Organized security for the largest privately owned Dangerous Wild Animal collection of its kind in Europe on all their
open days.
*Founded Clubb Chimera Martial Arts
*Taught nationally and internationally in Ireland, France and Denmark
* Featured regular writer for Martial Arts Illustrated Magazine 2004-present.
* Featured writer for Combat Magazine
* Featured regular lead article writer for Jissen! Magazine 2008-present
* Wrote foreword for bestselling author and BAFTA award-winning screenplay writer Geoff Thompson's
"Everything that Happens to me is Fantastic"
* Edited Neil Horton's "Japanese Martial Arts"
* Wrote and presented the bestselling DVDs "Cross Training in the Martial Arts"
* Wrote "Mordred's Victory and Other Martial Mutterings"
* Upcoming book on martial arts scepticism currently due for release in 2015

Teaching Experience:

Relevant Qualifications:

Btec Advanced Certificate Self Defence Instructor

OCR NVQ/QCF A1 Assessor

Member of the Institute for Learning

First Aid Certificate

Child Protection Certificate

Full CRB check

Full public liability insurance

Geoff Thompson Self Defence Instructor

Mo Teague's Hard Target System

Clients:

Solicitor's Regulation Authority Forensic Investigation Unit

John Skillen's Martial Arts and Fitness Centre

Hard Target/Krav Maga Ireland

Various one-to-one private clients - both adult and children

Summersdale Media

Martial Arts, Self Defence and Combatives systems studied:

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (2004- present)

Various Mixed Martial Arts/Vale Tudo methods (2003-present)

Submission Grappling (2003-present)

Western Boxing, TVP Concept (2006)

Mongrel Close Quarter Combat Fighting System (2006)

C2: Core Combatives (2005-2006)

Dentokan Ju Jutsu (2003-2004)

Toyama Iaido (2003-2004)

Open Circle Fighting Method (2005, Assistant Coach)

Song Shan Shaolin Chinese Martial Arts and Wu Shu (1996-2003)

Taekwondo (1993-1995)

Sakiado (1st Dan Black Belt, 1991-1993)

Plus varying small degrees of formal instruction through seminars, workshops and private instruction in

Judo, Greco Roman Wrestling, Freestyle Wrestling, Kamishin Ryu Ju Jutsu, Daito Ryu Ju Jutsu, Wing Chun, Choy Lay Fut, Goju Ryu Karate, Wado Ryu Karate, Tony Somers' Intelligent Self Protection, Noma Ukushaya Induku (Zulu Stick Fighting), small firearms self defence, Dennis Jones's self defence approach, Karl Tanswell's S.T.A.B. programme, Kali, Esckrima, Panantukan, various Thai Boxing styles, Systema, Eddie Quinn's The Approach, Urban Combatives, the Keysi Fighting Method and many more.

Tutoring Approach:

My training revolves around clarification, scepticism and individuality. All training is time managed to ensure the student gets the most out of their lessons. We begin with a clear set objective and make sure the student has in mind the goal of every exercise undertaken. Rather than teach a list of techniques, I actively engage all students to get the most out of their individual strengths and I encourage them to look critically at what will work best for them. I promote a self-coaching concept for more efficient skill retention.

Subjects
  • Self Defense
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)

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Lisha (Miss)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: My name is Lisha. I am a freelance qualified Mandarin teacher working in London . With 1400 hours' Mandarin teaching experience of all levels and examination preparations, I can provide professional Mandarin teaching services based on your specific r ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Lisha. I am a freelance qualified Mandarin teacher working in London . With 1400 hours' Mandarin teaching experience of all levels and examination preparations, I can provide professional Mandarin teaching services based on your specific requirements.

Teaching Experience:

Mandarin (course for adults)

· Group classes: Beginners (320 hours); Elementary (90 hours);
Intermediate and above (40 hours)
· 1-2-1 tuitions: Beginners (70 hours); Elementary (30 hours);
Intermediate and above (150 hours)
· Business Chinese: Elementary (20 hours); Intermediate (40 hours)
· Examination preparation: HSK: A1-A2 (30 hours)

Mandarin (course for young learners)

· Group classes: Beginners - Elementary (470 hours)
· 1-2-1 tuitions: Elementary (40 hours)
· Examination preparation: GCSE (180 hours); IB (20 hours)

Tutoring Approach:

I use a variety of methods to teach, but it is generally student-centred and fun.

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • 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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Graham (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a fully qualified Mathematics teacher currently working in an inner city secondary in Liverpool. I graduated from the University of Liverpool with an honours degree in Mathematics and Financial Economics and have also completed a further Math ...
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Personal Description:
I am a fully qualified Mathematics teacher currently working in an inner city secondary in Liverpool.
I graduated from the University of Liverpool with an honours degree in Mathematics and Financial Economics and have also completed a further Mathematics course at Liverpool Hope University.
My background in Mathematical education has provided me with the knowledge and skills to teach students of all ages and different abilities.
I have been tutoring for the past three years now, both independently and for a private agency, with a proven track record in gaining the results required by each of my students.
Full CRB available on request

Teaching Experience:

I currently work in an inner city school, recently rated as "good with outstanding features" by Ofsted. I have worked in the school for the past three years teaching pupils in classes, small tuition groups and on a one to one basis.
I have an extensive knowledge in preparing pupils for exams, whether it be secondary school entry exams, GCSE or A-level. This has come from working in various schools doing intervention classes, both independently and as part of my further Maths course in University.
As well as teaching in the Uk i have been fortunate enough to go on a charity project to India over the summer holidays where i was able to teach in two Tibetan school, which has given me a wider perspective on teaching.

Tutoring Approach:

The first session is always used to get the know the student, find out what they want, what their strengths and weaknesses are and how we can develop these to reach our target grade/level. This is done by creating a relaxed, friendly atmosphere where the student can feel they are able to approach me with any problems or queries. By finding out the above information and creating such an atmosphere, i am then able to build their confidence and understanding in Mathematics.
I also aim to use the same approaches as i do in my classroom, where the students can see how they are doing and how to reach the next level. Regularly little assessments will take place as evidence of pupil progression.
Pupils will be encouraged to try hard and aim to reach the highest possible grade they can.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)

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Najib (Mr)
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Subjects: Arabic  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a University of Oxford graduate, and a native Arabic speaker born and educated in Syria. I speak both English and Arabic fluently. I have an Arabic B.Sc in Geology from University of Aleppo- Syria, and two English M.Phils one in Philosophy and ...
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Personal Description:
I am a University of Oxford graduate, and a native Arabic speaker born and educated in Syria. I speak both English and Arabic fluently. I have an Arabic B.Sc in Geology from University of Aleppo- Syria, and two English M.Phils one in Philosophy and Worldviews from University of Oxford, and one in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation from Trinity College, Dublin.

Teaching Experience:

. Two years of tutoring in Syria.
. Four years of private tutoring for groups and individuals in the UK.

Tutoring Approach:

I am a patient tutor, and I do understand the difficulties with learning other languages.
I love the practical way of learning which does not come by wrestling with complicated grammars, but rather by studying the language practically. All languages developed by simply speaking and practicing, and this is therefore, the natural way to learn.

Subjects
  • Arabic
  • 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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Thushitha (Dr)
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Subjects: Biology  |  Physics  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I have a PhD in Chemistry from University of StAndrews(UK). Currently I am a Chemistry and Science teacher in a Secondary School in UK. I teach science up-to GCSE levels and Chemistry to A levels. I am highly qualified and quite competent in Chemistr ...
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Personal Description:
I have a PhD in Chemistry from University of StAndrews(UK). Currently I am a Chemistry and Science teacher in a Secondary School in UK. I teach science up-to GCSE levels and Chemistry to A levels. I am highly qualified and quite competent in Chemistry, Science(Chemistry, Biology, physics).

Teaching Experience:

6 Years of experience teaching Science( Chemistry, Biology, physics) upto all GCSC levels and Chemistry to all levels in London.

Tutoring Approach:

I am full aware of students' difficulties, common pattern of their errors. I have got special methods to deal with students difficulties in subjects. In couple of lessons there will be a significant level of boost in students` self-confidence. They will develop `can do attitude`. There will be a observable difference in students` progress in very short period or after couple of lessons.

Subjects
  • Biology
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

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Maria (Miss)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am passionate about helping young people to learn and develop themselves. I have over 10 years experience working with children in a variety of roles, ranging from Deputy Director of Youth Camps to private tutor for academic studies and violin. ...
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Personal Description:
I am passionate about helping young people to learn and develop themselves. I have over 10 years experience working with children in a variety of roles, ranging from Deputy Director of Youth Camps to private tutor for academic studies and violin.

I enjoy sharing my enthusiasm for learning in order to nurture their curiosity. Although I am very organised and task-focused, my methods are based on making learning fun, positive and engaging, as this has shown to work best in my previous roles.

In my free time, I have a passion for music and I play first violin in an amateur orchestra based in London. I also love travelling, learning new languages and experiencing new cultures whenever possible.

As far as my aspirations, I am currently working on setting up an organisation aimed at helping young women get into the technology sector.

Teaching Experience:

I have extensive experience tutoring young people in France. Between 2007 and 2011 I worked with a number of students on a variety of subjects, ranging from year 5 to year 13. This ranged from general support for younger pupils and subject-focused tuition for A-Level students. I also currently give private French tuition to adults in London.

I worked with all of my students for at least one year, helping them to get a better grasp and understanding of the disciplines they were having difficulties with. I have always succeeded in my task of helping them to improve and reach a new level of achievement by setting challenging yet achievable targets. With one student, I helped her to discover the beauty of Spanish (a subject she had little interest in) and to get top marks for her A-level. Another I worked with across all disciplines and helped her to successfully pass her GCSE equivalents when she was predicted to perform poorly.

Tutoring Approach:

I am very passionate about tutoring and able to adapt to any challenges and find a solution that works for the individual student. I like to explore new ways of learning and find a way that helps the student to understand and appreciate concepts and ideas that they previously found complicated and to build on existing capacities.

I have worked both through agencies and directly with families and have received consistent praise for my work and dedication with my students. I am used to working with families with high expectations and understand the importance of a good communication with the parents as well as the student to keep them in the loop of the progress made and the steps implemented to reach the target set.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£45 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£45 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£50 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£50 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£45 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£45 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£50 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£50 p.h.)


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Nicholas (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: Learn Music Production and DJ Skills from a fully qualified teacher with 15 years experience working in the music industry. I've released numerous records on some very well respected labels and worked with labels like Ninja Tune, Hyperdub, Rough Trad ...
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Personal Description:
Learn Music Production and DJ Skills from a fully qualified teacher with 15 years experience working in the music industry. I've released numerous records on some very well respected labels and worked with labels like Ninja Tune, Hyperdub, Rough Trade and many many more.
I've also DJ'd all over the country and held residencies at some of the most well respected clubs and bars in Newcastle.

Teaching Experience:

In terms of teaching experience I first started teaching for the youth service around 8 years ago and after completing my teaching degree I've gone on to teach at Newcastle College, Gateshead College and Gosforth High School.

Tutoring Approach:

Any style. Any Genre. Beginners to advanced.

Production Techniques: Sampling, Drum Programming (any genre), MIDI Sequencing, Live Vocal and, Instrument Recording, Track Arrangement (Song Structure), Use of Automation, Mixing, Mastering, Creative FX Usage, Remixing and many many more.

DJ Skills: Beat Matching, Mix Placement, Scratching (beginners to intermediate), Drum Scratching, Mashup Mixing, Set Structure, Crowd Reading, Advanced Mixing Techniques, Hip-Hop/Breaks Mixing Techniques and many many more.

Also: Internet Promotion, Demo Creation, Music Industry Advice, Uploading Tracks, Hardware Setup, Advice, MP3 Conversion, Preparation for Gigs and Live Sets, Making Mashups, Email Support, Telephone Support.

I can also provide you with any software you might want, loads of samples and everything else you need to get started. I'll even help you install everything and get up and running at no extra cost.

All lessons taught from my home just next to South Gosforth Metro station. CRB checked. References available on request.

£20 P/H with discounts for block bookings.

Subjects
  • Music
  • 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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Laura (Mrs)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: Hi everybody!! My name is Laura and I am a Spanish native speaker. I was born in Castilla y León, where the most neutral accent is spoken. Now I live in Manchester since 6 months ago, working as a Spanish teacher in one-on-one private lessons. I ...
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Personal Description:
Hi everybody!!

My name is Laura and I am a Spanish native speaker. I was born in Castilla y León, where the most neutral accent is spoken.
Now I live in Manchester since 6 months ago, working as a Spanish teacher in one-on-one private lessons. I lived other 6 months in London a few years ago.

I studied Pharmacy MPharm in Madrid, also I have a Master degree in Nutrition for the promotion of Health and now I am a student again, finishing a BSc in Nutrition and Dietetics online.

As you can see I have a wide qualified background as a student, combining it with teaching different subjects from school and Spanish to adults, which I really enjoy a lot!! I know what the students need and want in this process.

Do not hesitate in contact me. Try the free first lesson!!

Looking forward to meet you.

Laura

Teaching Experience:

I have being teaching for 5 years with very good results.
I adapt the lessons to the preferences and neccesities of the students.

Tutoring Approach:

In my lessons I always use the new technologies, books and online materials to improve quickly your learning in the best and enjoyable way. Spanish is a great language and why not having fun while you study it?! The lessons are always flexible, personalized and focused on your needs, skills and areas of interest. You will always choose if you want to learn more grammar, writing, listening, speaking...etc.

Whatever are your objectives, I will try you to speak as much as possible and I will correct your mistakes. Two of the main points when a language is being studied.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • 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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Diane (Miss)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Media / Communication Studies  |  English  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I find teaching very interesting and exciting particularly because there is always something fresh to be added when opening up the world of the subject to a new person who inevitably has their own challenges as regards to their goals and current or p ...
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Personal Description:
I find teaching very interesting and exciting particularly because there is always something fresh to be added when opening up the world of the subject to a new person who inevitably has their own challenges as regards to their goals and current or past attainment. I like to see the connections between the language or literature being studied and the daily life of the student - to me this is the way to transmit the true importance of their studies to the student. I love to mix fun and creativity with more formal tests and drills, using variation in order that the learning does not stagnate.

After Scottish Highers and A Levels, I got into Cambridge and I graduated with a BA in English. Afterwards I did a Masters in Twentieth Century Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London before doing part of a PhD at Leeds University. Immediately folowing my academic studies I started working and volunteering in the charity sector, eventually helping to establish a new homelessness charity in Cambridge.I have been tutoring and teaching since I left university and now it is my career. I do believe tutoring is my vocation.

Teaching Experience:

I have been a tutor and teacher for about 7 years in total. My Masters specialism was in literature, and I have wealth of English literature and language teaching experience. I have worked with children from age 4 upwards and adults of all ages and ability levels. I have worked as a self-employed tutor and also in state-funded and private educational establishments.

Tutoring Approach:

I tailor my approach to the individual depending on their learning style and their areas of interest. I spend time getting to know the student and developing a rapport before preparing lessons which make the learning material appealing to that individual. I like to set timelines, goals and homework so that students have a tangible sense of their progress and achievements. I work with a reward system where students set their own reward for results or outcomes they will work towards. I have experience of students achieving excellent results, but for me it is important that the student progresses and achieves what is appropriate to them and their long term goals

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£23 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

  • Media / Communication Studies
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£23 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£23 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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Donna (Mrs)
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Subjects: History  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an experienced and energetic practitioner of 20 years. I have the knowledge, skills and understanding of a range of teaching, learning, assessment and behaviour management strategies needed to make a positive impact on the progress of pupils. I ...
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Personal Description:
I am an experienced and energetic practitioner of 20 years. I have the knowledge, skills and understanding of a range of teaching, learning, assessment and behaviour management strategies needed to make a positive impact on the progress of pupils. I am fully conversant with the English National Curriculum across Key Stages 3,4 and 5

Teaching Experience:

The Kings Academy- Teacher of English October 2016- December 2016

Polam Hall School- Teacher of English September 2016-October 2016

Staindrop School, an Academy- Teacher of English March 2016- to July 2016

Supply Teacher in various schools across the North East January 2016-March 2016

Whitworth Park School - Teacher i/c Literacy and ReadingSeptember 2012- December 2015
Responsibilities:
 Development of Accelerated Reader across KS3.
 Planning effective lessons and preparing resources which have clear teaching aims, objectives and learning outcomes.
 Looking after the teaching material and resources.
 Liaising with colleagues as appropriate in areas of curriculum planning.
 Giving informative, helpful and accurate reports to parents on a pupil's progress.
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Tudhoe Grange School - Assistant Leader in the English Department September 2002- August 2012
Responsibilities
 Literacy across the curriculum.
 Implementation and development of Accelerated Reader across KS3
 Developing schemes of learning for KS3 English.
 Working with colleagues to ensure good practice across KS3 English.
 Maintaining standards of good behaviour by applying disciplinary action, as appropriate and in accord with the agreed Behaviour Policy and Reward and Sanctions Policy.
 Delivering high quality lessons, evaluating their impact and developing future planning accordingly.
 Making effective use of data to monitor and evaluate pupil's progress.
 Developing a close relationship between the school and the local community.
 Implementation and development of KS2 to KS3 transition programme in conjunction with local primary schools.

Tutoring Approach:

Throughout my career I have been involved with a range of interventions for Key Stage Four students. Intervention can be provided through a range of activities including classroom based strategies, curriculum days where there is a focus on an English topic, extracting students for small group work or providing extra-curricular support which could involve targeted support packages. I take a student centred approach to tutoring, tailoring sessions to fit the needs of the student.

Subjects
  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)


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