Locks Heath Tutors & Locks Heath Tuition


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



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Emmanuel (Mr)
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Subjects: Religious Studies  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I'm an Aerospace Engineering graduate as well as Mechanical & Manufacturing engineering Postgraduate, i graduated from Greenwich University A year ago. I've always love to pass on my knowledge to others in the best and every possible way i can. ...
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Personal Description:
I'm an Aerospace Engineering graduate as well as Mechanical & Manufacturing engineering Postgraduate, i graduated from Greenwich University A year ago. I've always love to pass on my knowledge to others in the best and every possible way i can.

Teaching Experience:

I was a tutor at a saturday supplementary school ( Future Generation Youth Club) at bethnal green in London. I teach people from primary to secondary level.

Tutoring Approach:

I have different approach in teaching. I can either teach the tutee what was taught at school or college ( recap of topics they least understood) or a subject they want to learn. Giving them lots of examples, and teaching new topics.

Subjects
  • Religious Studies
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)

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Lindsay (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Spanish  |  French  
Availability: Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I am a friendly, approachable person with many years of language learning experience so I know myself how hard it can feel at times when learning a language! I hold a BA in Modern Language Studies (French & Spanish) and a Certificate in Italian wit ...
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Personal Description:
I am a friendly, approachable person with many years of language learning experience so I know myself how hard it can feel at times when learning a language!
I hold a BA in Modern Language Studies (French & Spanish) and a Certificate in Italian with the Open University.
I have A levels in both French [B] and Spanish [B] as well as GCSEs.

Teaching Experience:

I have spent 3 months living and voluntarily teaching English in Costa Rica.

I spent close to a year weekly voluntarily teaching local immigrants to communicate in English.

I spent 2 years working in a secondary school as a Learning Support Assistant for children with Special Educational Needs.

Since 2012, I have been working for Lindsay Does Languages, my own language tuition business. I now tutor online.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that rows and rows of vocab are not only monotonous but also repetitive, and dare I say it, boring!
There are many more fun and varied ways to teach and learn a language. It's important to remember that everyone has different learning styles and what works with one brilliantly, may go straight over an other's head! However, a positive and energetic approach is always necessary.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)

  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)

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Jan (Mr)
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Subjects: Computer Studies / I.T.  |  French  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a graduate of Oxford University in Engineering and Computing Science. I am fluent in French (as well as English and Polish). From an early age, I had a passion for maths and physics and at school, I imagined how I would envisage teaching those s ...
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Personal Description:
I am a graduate of Oxford University in Engineering and Computing Science. I am fluent in French (as well as English and Polish). From an early age, I had a passion for maths and physics and at school, I imagined how I would envisage teaching those subjects differently. I would often explain things in an alternative way to my friends to help their understanding.
Please note that I also teach engineering topics at university level, usually up to first or second year, depending on the topics.

Teaching Experience:

I have a variety of tutoring experience at both university and high school level (AS and A level). I like to begin teaching with a session to become acquainted with the tutee and their needs.

At Oxford, I studied under the tutorial system which usually meant one professor to one or two students and this taught me to express myself clearly. I often studied one-to-one with a coursemate where learning was achieved through exchanging knowledge by teaching each other.

Tutoring Approach:

I know that every person learns differently and I will be looking to tailor my tutoring style to every student's particular needs. For maths, engineering and physics, I will aim to first establish a thorough understanding of the basics concepts, which is fundamental to making progress in scientific subjects; this will be followed by lots of practice. For French, the key is to be comfortable with the language and I will aim to conduct lessons entirely in French as soon as possible.

Subjects
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)
  • French
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 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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Melinda (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Italian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I am an Italian Teacher, originally from Hungary. I obtained my degree in Italian Linguistics and Literature at the prestigious University of Pecs 11 years ago. Since then I have been teaching Italian at Private Language Schools in Hungary to both ad ...
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Personal Description:
I am an Italian Teacher, originally from Hungary. I obtained my degree in Italian Linguistics and Literature at the prestigious University of Pecs 11 years ago. Since then I have been teaching Italian at Private Language Schools in Hungary to both adults and children. I have a family with whom I have been living in UK for four years . I have gained experience in the UK as an Italian tutor at Petroc College. I am very keen to continue teaching in Barnstaple and the area. I've always had the ambition to become an English language teacher as well, therefore I have completed my MA studies in English Language and Literature at the University of Pecs this year.
and its area as well. I am interested in Modern Languages, I learnt Finnish Language at the University of Turku and in my country.
My aim is to spread the love for Italy, the beauty of its language to as many students as possible.

Teaching Experience:

Tutor of English: Happy Days language school 2014-2015
Tutor of Italian: Petroc College, Barnstaple 2011-2012
Private Tutoring in Barnstaple 2011-2013
Teacher of Italian: Private Language School ( Hungary) 2002-2011
Teacher Of Finnish : Private Language School ( Hun) 2002-2011

Tutoring Approach:

Tutor of Italian: 11+ ( secondary), A-levels, GCSEs, Adults

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)
  • Italian
  • 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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Alex (Mr)
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Subjects: English  |  Latin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I'm an experienced stage and television actor with a degree in English (2.i) from Trinity Hall, Cambridge and a 2-year post-grad qualification from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. I live in central London (Westminster) and enjoy balanci ...
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Personal Description:
I'm an experienced stage and television actor with a degree in English (2.i) from Trinity Hall, Cambridge and a 2-year post-grad qualification from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. I live in central London (Westminster) and enjoy balancing out the right brain activities of acting with the rather more left brain activities of teaching - especially Latin, which I studied through A-Level to degree, taking a Latin translation and literary criticism paper in Part 1 of my Cambridge Tripos.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught both privately and at a range of different schools and colleges for many years. My private client base has principally been in teaching Latin for Common Entrance and GCSE. In terms of classroom experience, I have worked as a supply Latin teacher at Eaton House Schools and as an A-Level English Tutor at Collingham Tutors. The majority of my work is as a private tutor travelling to people's homes and offering additional support to 10-16 year olds who are struggling with their Latin. I have a huge success rate in terms of results, regularly turning C-grade students into A-graders.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach is both pragmatic and personal. Every child is different and therefore every child requires a subtly different approach. In terms of teaching English Literature my principle objective is to inspire. In terms of teaching Latin my key concerns are rigour and attention to detail. With the right approach it is often very easy to turn a child who hates Latin at school into one that (even if it is secretly) both loves it and does very well.

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£45 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£45 p.h.)
  • Latin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£45 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£45 p.h.)


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James (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: PIANO/KEYBOARD LESSONS AND MUSIC PRODUCTION TUTION AVAILABLE USING CUBASE! James Colah is from London, England and is an accomplished keyboard player, producer, arranger, composer and session man with an impressive resumé in the music industry. ...
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Personal Description:
PIANO/KEYBOARD LESSONS AND MUSIC PRODUCTION TUTION AVAILABLE USING CUBASE!

James Colah is from London, England and is an accomplished keyboard player, producer, arranger, composer and session man with an impressive resumé in the music industry.
He began his music studies at the age of four with a classical training which progressed to a dynamic and creative flare for composition and performance, much of which is undertaken at his own south London studios.
He has composed, performed, recorded and produced music for more than 300 artists of various genres with the philosophy, "As long as you have a germ of a melody which you can hum, I can develop it into something which is sure to please."
His achievements and experience span many diverse areas of the music business including being signed to CBS ( Sony / BMG Records ) with his two identical triplet brothers at an early age, resulting in a European tour. He has also toured with many other high profile acts including supporting, 'Tears For Fears' in America and Canada and the classic soul band, 'The Foundations' throughout Europe. He did two British tours with `Frazier Chorus` (signed to Virgin Records) did a British tour with cult progressive rock band `Pendragon.`
James co-wrote and performed the title music for the BBC`s, `Terry Wogan`s Friday Night Show` and was featured in the prestigious, ` Keyboard Player ` magazine.
He has also worked for production companies in the media and national corporations including other projects for the BBC in the UK.
In a three decade career to date, he has worked as a musical director or session man with a range of high profile international artists which include : Edwin Starr, Ballet Rambert Dance Company, Virgin Records, Sheena Easton, Haysi Fantaysi, Pendragon and EMI.
James continues to maintain his standard of excellence by developing as a musician/composer/producer and has recently steered his talents into the genre of ` Smooth Jazz `.
He's currently working on his first solo smooth jazz album release under the name of 'The James Colah Project' and to date has released eight highly successful singles:
Come with me - The James Colah Project
To be with you - The James Colah Project
Touched by the light - The James Colah Project
Better Days - The James Colah Project
Ocean Tide - The Parlett-Colah Project
Moment in Time - The Parlett-Colah Project
Blissful - The Parlett-Colah Project
Luna Stars - The Bobi-Colah Project
His smooth jazz music has enjoyed rave reviews and is on the playlists of over 100 international radio stations around the world including Jimi King's Sky.fm Show and The JazzNet247.com Project for whom he has been a featured artist and which also resulted in him doing radio interviews jingle production and voice-over id's.
In April 2012, James was invited to perform as a special guest at Spaghettini's, Seal Beach, CA, USA.
James was honoured by winning the 2011 Coffee Talk Jazz Radio - International Songwriter Award
Luna Stars - The Bobi-Colah Project, reached #1 in the cdbaby Contemporary Jazz Chart and #1 in the cdbaby Ambient Chart
Come with me - The James Colah Project, reached #1 in the cdbaby Lounge Chart - #2 in the cdbaby Smooth Jazz Chart - #4 in the cdbaby Instrumental Chart and #7 in the cdbaby Jazz Chart

Teaching Experience:

36 Years of Piano/keyboard teaching including 2 years part time teaching 'Keyboard Skills' at Clapham Manor Primary School in South West London.

Music production lessons using Cubase. James will teach you how to use Cubase to create a finished production that you can release. James has a fully equipped recording studio with 36 years experience and many hit records have been recorded in his studio.

Tutoring Approach:

As a trained classical piano player with 36 years as a professional musician, James has developed a highly original and fun way of teaching his pupils. His method is not based on reading music or classical music study per se but rather unlocking the creative soul within the pupil, encouraging improvisation and composition. However, learning proper fingering and technique is also very important. Due to his unique teaching method, beginners are very welcome and results will be seen very quickly.

Subjects
  • Music
  • 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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Zarema (Mrs)
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Subjects: Russian  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: About me: Hi! I am Zara. I am kind and caring, considerate and patient. I have profound experience teaching languages (Russian and English) to various ages and learning backgrounds. Russian is my native language. I graduated from Russian Universit ...
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Personal Description:
About me:
Hi! I am Zara. I am kind and caring, considerate and patient. I have profound experience teaching languages (Russian and English) to various ages and learning backgrounds. Russian is my native language. I graduated from Russian University and have BA degree in languages.
I enjoy working with children, young people and adults helping them build confidence in their ability to achieve, both academically and socially. My students always get only GOOD RESULTS! Some of them are now students of English Universities studying Russian.
With my experience working at various educational institutions for 12 years (my previous position was senior Lecturer of the Russian University) I have a diverse background with much to offer. I teach the beginners and those who just want to improve their language skills, as well as Business and Legal Russian.
One to one or Skype lessons!

Apart from teaching I do prompt and professional translations from English into Russian and vise verse in such subjects as Business, Economy, Law, Mass Media, etc.

Teaching Experience:

With my experience working at various educational institutions for 12 years (my previous position was senior teacher of the University) I have a diverse background with much to offer. To me, the role of a Tutor is an important and interesting role to hold. It brings a lot of interesting challenges and the idea of working with individuals to develop their natural skills is really what I look forward to when at work. I graduated from Russian Pedagogical University and have BA Degree in languages.

Tutoring Approach:

The methods I teach foreign languages are unique and tailored to an individual' s needs. All students are different and it is very important to find their strengths, focus on them and use them right to develop their learning abilities.
I always seriously and thoroughly prepare myself for each lesson, think over every minute of it, provide my students with useful and interesting material which covers the aspects of the language that my students want to focus on and at the same time, I ensure that the lessons are fun - which means they look forward to them! I use a lot of playing techniques, every aspect of learning the language is involved; Reading, Speaking, Listening and Writing. I teach spoken Russian, Business Russian, do prepare for the Exams and so on....
I puts my clients at ease straight away making it the ideal learning environment to progress quickly and easily.

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


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Rebecca (Miss)
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Subjects: Special Needs  |  Media / Communication Studies  |  English  |  Drama  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Thank you for looking at my profile. I want to see young people thrive within the learning environment and achieve the best of their ability. I previously wrote an English curriculum for adults that do not speak English. This was based on inte ...
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Personal Description:
Thank you for looking at my profile.

I want to see young people thrive within the learning environment and achieve the best of their ability.

I previously wrote an English curriculum for adults that do not speak English. This was based on interactive and fun learning, to ensure full engagement and for the students to reach maximum potential.

I believe the key to learning and retaining information is for the student to believe in themselves and their knowledge.

PGCE Secondary Drama

QTS

Teaching Experience:

I have a great amount of experience within the educational system. I have worked with a variety of students. Special needs students in both primary and secondary school settings. I have done a vast amount of work with pupils with self-esteem issues and challenging behaviour. In addition, working with gifted and talented students.

I have taught Drama to both GCSE and A-level students, I have supported students through course work and controlled assessment.

Media and English have been taught up to GCSE.

I have worked in various schools in Sheffield and Birmingham.

I am currently teaching English and Drama in a secondary school in Warwickshire.

Tutoring Approach:

To work with the student on identifying the areas in which their are struggling to reach their full potential and why. Whether it is because they are struggling to understand or they lack in confidence in the particular subject. I would then work with the student to build the gaps in their knowledge and build confidence through interactive and individual learning. A combination of both styles of learning secures knowledge and the belief that the student has the knowledge.

The students progression will be monitored through continual assessment.

The student will also be a part of self-assessment to recognise their own needs and development.

Subjects
  • Special Needs
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • Media / Communication Studies
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • Drama
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)


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Vishal (Mr)
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Subjects: Biology  |  Chemistry  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am currently studying a BEng course in Engineering, and doing an internship in an engineering role. ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently studying a BEng course in Engineering, and doing an internship in an engineering role.

Teaching Experience:

8 months experience of teaching in a school with all science subjects to middle age students.

Tutoring Approach:

I am friendly but focused on teaching a student with all devotion. I try my best to explain the students with all different method until they have understood the concept clearly.

Subjects
  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)


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Ferzona (Mrs)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Maths  |  English  |  Reading & Writing skills  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: Qualified teacher and English Leader, graded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted. With over 13 years of experience teaching year 6, preparing pupils for SATs and boosteriing level 6. Have relevant experience tutoring students through 11+. My aim is to inspire pu ...
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Personal Description:
Qualified teacher and English Leader, graded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted. With over 13 years of experience teaching year 6, preparing pupils for SATs and boosteriing level 6. Have relevant experience tutoring students through 11+. My aim is to inspire pupils to be confident, responsible and high achieving. As a leader I have access to all current and up to date information on statutory exams, resources and requirements which enables me to provide students with the best education to gain high results. Students taught by myself have achieved above average in both English and Mathematics. I believe consultations with parents maximises the success of students and schedule meetings during the academic year. Every child is unique therefore I plan lessons according to their individual needs and requirements and gain excellent results.

Teaching Experience:

Teaching full time for 13 years

Tutoring Approach:

Have a classroom catering for up to 8 pupils per session at my home address. I carry out an initial assessment of each pupil to verify their levels then create a programme of study to meet their individual requirements. Year 6 pupils: Teaching an hour of English and an hour of Maths with a short break in between. Years 4 & 5 pupils 11+ course: Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning, Mathematics and English.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 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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Julie (Mrs)
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Subjects: Sociology  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Maths  |  English  |  Entrance Exams  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I am a retired primary school teacher who has been a private tutor for fifteen years. I am an experienced and highly qualified counsellor too so my teaching style is supportive and validating. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a retired primary school teacher who has been a private tutor for fifteen years. I am an experienced and highly qualified counsellor too so my teaching style is supportive and validating.

Teaching Experience:

I was a primary school teacher for 27 years and have been a tutor for 15 years.

Tutoring Approach:

My main approach is to build confidence in a child so that they believe in their own ability to succeed and have skills to solve problems. A child does not need to know the answers but needs to have strategies to work through problems and solve them. This involves accuracy, perseverence, patience and creativity. There is always more than one method and children are encouraged to find their own way to solve solutions using known methods in addition to learning new methods.

Subjects
  • Sociology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£35 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)

  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£35 p.h.)

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