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Gillian (Dr)
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Subjects: Media / Communication Studies  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Study Skills  |  Journalism  |  English  |  Film Studies  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I have a PhD and an MLitt from The University of Glasgow, and a BA (Hons) degree from University of Paisley. I am an on-line and off-line personal tutor with much experience in several subject areas including English, English Language, English Li ...
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Personal Description:
I have a PhD and an MLitt from The University of Glasgow, and a BA (Hons) degree from University of Paisley.

I am an on-line and off-line personal tutor with much experience in several subject areas including English, English Language, English Literature, Media Studies, Film Studies, Theatre Studies, and General Writing Skills. I have taught a range of students off-line from pre-exam age (11+) to Standard Grade, Higher, and university level, and on-line for pre-exam level (12+), GCSE, AS level, A-Level, university level, postgraduate and the adult learners.

Teaching Experience:

A well as being an experienced on-line and off-line personal tutor, I have also had several other academic jobs including:

Lecturer at Forth Valley College

Seminar tutor at The University of Glasgow

Graduate Teaching Assistant at The University of Glasgow

Top-Up Tutor at The University of Glasgow

Step Up to University Lecturer at University of West of Scotland

REACH Tutor at University of Glasgow

Proof Reader at University of Glasgow, University of the West of Scotland and Scottish Rural University College

Note Taker at University of Glasgow, University of the West of Scotland and Scottish Rural University College

Study Support Tutor at University of Glasgow, University of the West of Scotland and Scottish Rural University College

Transcriber at University of the West of Scotland

Support Worker at University of the West of Scotland and Scottish Rural University College

Exam Scribe at University of Glasgow and Scottish Rural University College

Exam Invigilator at Scottish Rural University College

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that learning should be fun and in a relaxed atmosphere but at the same time academic and useful. My approach to teaching is to have the tutor and student both feel that they are getting a lot out of the experience and that the time is being well used. I will break down subjects into easily manageable blocks and make sure that my student understands the unit before moving on. I also like to vary my tutorials by having some in the form of lectures, some in the form of question and answers, some where I will give students feedback on homework they have done and suggestions to improve what they have done, etc.

I also find that on-line tuition is the best method and students can ask questions that they may not ask if they were face-to-face with someone, it is a much more relaxed approach but students get a lot out of it (and can save all the notes from lessons for use later on).

Subjects
  • Media / Communication Studies
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (18 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (18 p.h.)

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

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


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Leonor (Miss)
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Subjects: Portuguese  |  German  |  French  |  Entrance Exams  |  English  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello. My name is Leonor. I am from Spain and 38 years old. I am a teacher of Spanish and teach standard, Castilian Spanish, the official language of modern Spain. I love my profession and find teaching more a pleasure than a job. I have discove ...
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Personal Description:
Hello.
My name is Leonor. I am from Spain and 38 years old.

I am a teacher of Spanish and teach standard, Castilian Spanish, the official language of modern Spain. I love my profession and find teaching more a pleasure than a job. I have discovered that teaching is a two way experience where the teacher often learns as much from the students as the students learn from the teacher. For me, teaching languages is a very rewarding experience. I work with a couple of colleagues online, so we can offer more languages tuition, such as English (British English), French, German, Portuguese and Entrance Exams. All of us are native, qualified and experienced.

I am especially passionate about my native language, Spanish. I love not only the expressive beauty of the written Spanish, but the enchanting, musical sound and rhythm of spoken Spanish. The magic of the language of Cervantes is one of the reasons I have dedicated my life to the study of languages, especially Spanish.

Besides a passion for languages and linguistics, I also enjoy traveling and tracing the roots of human history and civilization. I am especially fascinated by ancient history.

Teaching Experience:

1. Bachelor Degree in Teaching English. University of Cadiz, in Spain.

2. Master Degree in Spanish Expertise. University of Leon (Castilla Leon), in Spain.

Several courses about teaching languages methods.

I am a member of ELE Congress (Spanish as a Foreign Language).

Several years of experience as a teacher of modern languages (Spanish, English and Italian) from children to adults, and all cases with really good results (available to show in case of need).

Two years of experience by teaching languages via Internet.

Tutoring Approach:

Based on the Direct Method, I use a technique of teaching a foreign languages without reference to the students native language. This method of total immersion has been proven to be the most effective means of rapidly developing real language skills. It is recognized as one of the best methods for language instruction and currently used around the world. With this method, students quickly develop the ability to think in their new language. This approach is both easy and satisfying. Student progress is quite rapid. Students progress at their own pace in a relaxed and engaging atmosphere. With my method, students will begin speaking their new foreign language from the very first lesson (guaranteed), even if they have never spoken a word of their new language before.

Tired with boring memorization? Do you find formal grammars tiresome and less than effective? COME AND TRY MY METHOD, THE DIRECT METHOD!

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

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

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


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Adam (Prof)
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Subjects: Combined Science  |  Physics  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I'm a very approachable person who interacts well with students of all ages. Most would say that I have a positive outlook on life and always leave a positive impact on those I meet. I'm friendly, down to earth and honest. My philosophy is that studi ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a very approachable person who interacts well with students of all ages. Most would say that I have a positive outlook on life and always leave a positive impact on those I meet. I'm friendly, down to earth and honest. My philosophy is that studies don't have to be boring, and I always use my career as a teacher/tutor as testament to this.

I enjoy a variety of different things such as arts, culture and cuisine. My hobbies include drawing comic strips, magna, anime and playing electric bass. I am open minded and welcome students of any age, race, background and culture as an honour for me to teach.

Teaching Experience:

Over 7 years experience teaching and tutoring in and out of classrooms. I have taught both in the UK and abroad. I am one of the few teachers in London who is able to teach Mathematics, English Language, English Literature and the three respective Sciences to A* at GCSE.

Valid CRB
School/Classroom references available
Tuition references available

Tutoring Approach:

Each student is different, and I feel it an insult to my students' integrity to tell them how to revise when first meeting them. Through my experience teaching, there is no right way to study, but there are a variety of 'better' ways to make the best grades for each person's potential.

Many students approach me frustrated that they often don't achieve the same calibre as their peers despite the hours they put in. Often it is due to the fact that they aren't their peers and a different approach to revision and homework is required. I believe in working smart before working hard.

We'll tailor a program as a team, and prioritise it factorising your: current ablities, time proximity, and scope of subjects you'd like to cover.

Subjects
  • Combined Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (60 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (60 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (60 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (60 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (60 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (60 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (60 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (60 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (60 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (60 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (60 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (60 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (60 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (60 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (60 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (60 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (60 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (60 p.h.)


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Samuel (Mr)
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Subjects: English  |  Maths  |  Entrance Exams  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Spanish  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an MFL teacher with bags of enthusiasm and an immense passion for French and Spanish. I work in a Boys Grammar School in North Kent, and have enjoyed spells living in Quebec and Aix-en-Provence in the past. I find empathising with students easy ...
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Personal Description:
I am an MFL teacher with bags of enthusiasm and an immense passion for French and Spanish. I work in a Boys Grammar School in North Kent, and have enjoyed spells living in Quebec and Aix-en-Provence in the past. I find empathising with students easy, and have girls and boys between 8 years old and adult on my books. In my free time, I enjoy going to the gym, reading and cycling, having recently completed the London to Brighton cycle in aid of the British Heart Foundation.

Teaching Experience:

I currently teach in a Grammar school in North Kent. I have also done a year's supply in South Yorkshire, as well as in a primary school in France. I also have 9 months experience of teaching French in Essex. I am currently tutoring 4 students going into a third year and I am familiar with the A Level system as well as the IB, having only last year helped two IB students achieve the necessary grades for Durham and Cambridge Universities. I am sure a reference could be available upon request!

Tutoring Approach:

I like to support students in their learning by being thorough, professional, but approachable. My effective tutoring in the past has helped students to feel more confident, happier and untimately this shows in their results. I was very proud of two students IB results last year, but I take equal pleasure from progress in other areas, such as a marked increase in confidence and ability with a student of a younger age.

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)

  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

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


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Christine (Mrs)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I live in Bangor On Dee, near Wrexham. I have been married for nearly 35 years and have 2 adult sons. I work as a supply teacher. ...
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Personal Description:
I live in Bangor On Dee, near Wrexham. I have been married for nearly 35 years and have 2 adult sons. I work as a supply teacher.

Teaching Experience:

I qualified as a teacher in 1972, and have worked for the Wigan, Warrington, Cheshire and Wrexham authorities, with children aged from 4-11 years. I have experience with children with special needs.

Tutoring Approach:

I enjoy working on a one-to one basis, because the work can be tailored exactly to the child's needs, often in a more relaxed manner than is possible in school.

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

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

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John (Mr)
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Subjects: English  |  Sociology  |  Business Related  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I have lived in Colchester most of my life, and had an uncle who was a teacher; this inspiring me to become involved in education, after having worked in other occupations. My interests include drama, photography, salsa dancing, classic cars and tra ...
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Personal Description:
I have lived in Colchester most of my life, and had an uncle who was a teacher; this inspiring me to become involved in education, after having worked in other occupations.
My interests include drama, photography, salsa dancing, classic cars and travel. I am also actively involved in a number of societies, including being a committee member.

Teaching Experience:

I have been tutoring since 2003.
I am experienced in 1 to 1 tuition, and have also worked as a part time college lecturer. I currently work as a
training manager (in work based learning in transport), as well as a tutor.
I've also been involved in verifying learning material, and have worked with LAC/SEN students.
I aspire to eventually become a qualified (QTS) teacher.
I am a member of the Institute for Learning, and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

Tutoring Approach:

I encourage students to input their own ideas and opinions into tutorials, as I feel this can help their learning process, over merely having a tutor "talking", and them "listening".
Basically, my approach to tutoring is like a "two way street", with good communication and interaction between
both parties, which in turn can make the learning experience more fulfilling for the student.
I set homework for students, (where applicable).

Subjects
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (24 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (24 p.h.)
  • Sociology
  • 11+ (secondary) (24 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (24 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (26 p.h.)

  • Business Related
  • 11+ (secondary) (24 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (24 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (26 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (28 p.h.)

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Harry (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  |  History  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a professional actor with a first-class English degree (University of York). Over my years of private tutoring experience I have learnt that the two most important attributes for a tutor are a) a passion for your subject, and b) an ability to ge ...
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Personal Description:
I am a professional actor with a first-class English degree (University of York). Over my years of private tutoring experience I have learnt that the two most important attributes for a tutor are a) a passion for your subject, and b) an ability to get on and connect with your tutees.
I have always loved English literature and language (my love for the latter having recently been stoked by taking a CELTA qualification) and combine a real passion for these subjects with a performer's ability to relay that passion.

Teaching Experience:

Several years of private tutoring experience.

8 hours of CELTA teaching practice.

I taught IB English (standard and higher levels) for five months at the United World College of Southern Africa (Swaziland).

Tutoring Approach:

Tutoring allows me to exercise my twin passions: arts subjects and acting. I believe there is an aspect of performance in teaching; I can communicate my enthusiasm, and make learning both interesting and exciting.

Subjects
  • Music
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • History
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)

  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)

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Tayo (Mrs)
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Subjects: Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I am an experienced teacher with qualified teachers status, who has taught in England and abroad. I have been helping children build up the gaps in their learning level since 1994. I am able to discover various learning styles to help children improv ...
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Personal Description:
I am an experienced teacher with qualified teachers status, who has taught in England and abroad. I have been helping children build up the gaps in their learning level since 1994. I am able to discover various learning styles to help children improve their learning. I am currently a supply teacher teaching in Hertfordshire and in Luton. Due to my vast Experience in teaching in various schools as a supply teacher I have an in depth knowledge of the national curriculum for maths and English for key stage 1 and 2 , from years reception to year 6 and have always received positive feedback from students parents. I am a mother of two teenage boys. i now only have tuition sessions in my home. so if you are willing to travel to me i am happy to help .

Teaching Experience:

I have a BA.Ed from abroad and soon after graduation I taught English and literature for two years in a secondary school(year 8 and 9). In 2005 after I gained my PGCE primary and have been teaching in primary schools since then. , covering years 1 to 6 in various schools in london . I now teach in stevenage and surrounding towns. I have been a supply teacher and Tutor for over 10 years .

Tutoring Approach:

when teaching children on a one to one basis, I usually start by giving them a general assessment on their reading and problem solving skills. After this I am able to plan for each child on an individual basis on how to help them improve their levels and fill gaps in their learning. Due to the large number of students that i help i am not able to travel to children any longer so children come to my home for tuition but only in special circumstances do i travel to a child's home on Sundays . I normally teach the children for an hour and then give them homework for further skill practice. I also help children and parents draw up a reading and learning timetable which is very easy to follow, this has proven to be very effective in the past, in helping children become independent learners. My approach is to be friendly but professional and help children relax in order to enjoy learning.

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


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Melody (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  English  |  Reading & Writing skills  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a qualified English Teacher with a wealth of experience teaching in various schools in Bristol and London. I have the knowledge, skills, and experience to teach English Literature and English Language up to GCSE and ALevel. I am able to cater ...
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Personal Description:
I am a qualified English Teacher with a wealth of experience teaching in various schools in Bristol and London. I have the knowledge, skills, and experience to teach English Literature and English Language up to GCSE and ALevel. I am able to cater for a range of learning styles, needs, and abilities. I can also offer literacy support (including dyslexic pupils), as well as advice on UCAS applications, part time job applications, and essay skills tuition. I am an empathic, friendly, and caring person who is very supportive and approachable.

Teaching Experience:

I was first drawn to teaching English when I worked as a Nursery Assistant in India in August 2008 following a TEFL level 1 training course. I found the experience richly rewarding as I adapted to, and overcame, the communication challenges. I then took on the role of private Literacy and Essay Skills tutor for two undergraduates and a Y7 mentor for the Schools Linking Network during my Master's degree. In September 2014, I secured a place on the Secondary English PGCE course at the University of the West of England (UWE). I completed trainee placements at Hugh Sexey Church of England School, Michaelston Community College, and Sheldon School, which developed my teaching across all years from Y7 media units to Y12 English literature units. In my final progress report, I was praised for my excellent subject knowledge, ability to model Standard English, teach engaging and well-structured lessons, create challenging and differentiated resources, instigate a caring classroom atmosphere conducive to learning, and form good relationships with pupils. In September 2015, I was offered the role of Teacher of English at Holland Park School, a prestigious institution known for its creative excellence and academic rigour. Having completed my NQT year at Holland Park School in July 2016, I then took on the role of Supply Teacher at Robert Barclay Academy in Hoddesdon on a short term basis. Having relocated to Cheltenham, I am now working as a private tutor for ClassPeople.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach will entirely depend on the literacy levels of the pupil I am tutoring (any level completely welcome), and what exams (if any) the pupil is working towards. Depending on the ability of the pupil, the tuition will incorporate practice exercises targeting any areas that need improvement.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

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Susan (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Study Skills  |  Special Needs  |  Sociology  |  English  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am in my fifties and I have four grown up sons. ...
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Personal Description:
I am in my fifties and I have four grown up sons.

Teaching Experience:

I have over 20 years experience as a teacher and I am also a Dyslexia Specialist. I Can diagnose and support students with Dyscalculia and Dysgraphia, as well as Dyslexia. I have had a lot of success working with children and adults who have difficulty reading. I can help children increase their reading age, learn to spell, use punctuation and grammar, correctly and effectively. I can teach at primary, secondary and further education levels, and I have a great deal of experience working with adults who are struggling with basic skills in English and Maths.

Tutoring Approach:

I am a very patient and supportive teacher. I believe in giving praise and encouragement to all my students to build their confidence and self esteem. I will assess their learning needs and design an individual learning plan for them. Learning should be fun, so I constantly look for new innovative methods of teaching which I can use with my students. I also respect student's privacy and will not discuss details of anyone I am working with.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • Study Skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)

  • Special Needs
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
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  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
  • Sociology
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
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Harry (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Latin  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am 33 years old; am a qualified teacher with four years experience and I also run a very busy youth club for all ages. I have worked in both state and private education and enjoy working with young people of all abilities, helping them with their l ...
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Personal Description:
I am 33 years old; am a qualified teacher with four years experience and I also run a very busy youth club for all ages. I have worked in both state and private education and enjoy working with young people of all abilities, helping them with their learning and moving them forward.

I am very much a spontaneous teacher, adapting quickly to the needs of my pupils and am quite flexible in that way. I am meticulous with my lesson planning and work hard to ensure positive outcomes.

I truly believe that children learn more when their lessons are fun; meaningful; in context and relevant and this is something I strive to achieve.

In my spare time I am a glider pilot; avid reader and I enjoy travelling. I also do volunteer work with looked after children with the East Riding authority - a role I very much enjoy.

Teaching Experience:

"Your lessons are like magic" - the moment a Year 3 child at the end of our Latin lesson said this is a moment etched in time firmly within my mind. Knowing that I was and continue to have a positive impact on someone's life and education is mind-blowing and it is from this where I gain true satisfaction from teaching and the desire to keep going; to keep helping and to keep being that rolemodel for future generations of children.

I have had teaching experience in the state sector as well as the private sector. Primarily, my teaching has been focused in the Early Years. I have also taught in Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2 and a little bit of Key Stage 3. I am quite fluent in all Primary subjects with a specialism in English; Phonics and Latin which I have taught to Year 3, Year 7 and Year 9.

Tutoring Approach:

I like my lessons to be FUN.

I know if my lessons truly engage the learner, I know I am going to succeed even before the lesson has started.

I like to take time to really get to know my students to encourage deeper learning. I like to challenge; motivate; inspire and really go for gold. My expectations are high and I expect the very best.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (10 p.h.)

  • Latin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (9 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (10 p.h.)

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David (Mr)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a recently retired English teacher of twenty years now working very successfully for myself as a tutor. I have extensive experience of teaching both language and literature at GCSE and A level where I have constantly `added value` to my students ...
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Personal Description:
I am a recently retired English teacher of twenty years now working very successfully for myself as a tutor. I have extensive experience of teaching both language and literature at GCSE and A level where I have constantly `added value` to my students` performances I have also taught regularly at key stage 3.
I have been an examiner for AQA GCSE Literature for the past three years.

I have a great awareness of the requirements to achieve examination success.

Teaching Experience:

Twenty Years teaching English at Queen Elizabeth`s School Ashbourne,Derbyshire at key stages, 3,4 and 5.
Eighteen months supply teaching at various schools
Recent experience of AQA examination marking.
Three years working for myself as a private tutor. Numerous long term clients and satisfied recent tutees. Testimonials available.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe in adopting a varied approach in order to stimulate my students, allowing them explore the subject with support and guidance and ensuring that any examination requirements are always at the forefront of my tutoring.

Subjects
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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Catherine (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  English  |  Drama  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am the mother of five adult children and live in the Earls Ct area. Besides being a teacher all my life, I have had my own landscaping business and spent many, many years onstage as a professional actor, in South Africa. I'm a keen cyclist and gre ...
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Personal Description:
I am the mother of five adult children and live in the Earls Ct area. Besides being a teacher all my life, I have had my own landscaping business and spent many, many years onstage as a professional actor, in South Africa. I'm a keen cyclist and great reader. You will find in me an extremely calm, friendly and committed teacher.

Teaching Experience:

I have twenty years experience as a professional actor and over 30 years experience as a teacher. I have taught a range of skills at all levels and am currently preparing students for KS3, KS4 and GCSE English, assisting others with preparation for dramatic performance, helping a wide range of professionals with legal, architectural and business English as well as offering help with exam English for IELTS and Cambridge exams. I proof read student statements and essay writing when required and am comfortable with conversation practise.

Tutoring Approach:

My goal is to adapt to your learning style and help you reach the targets you set yourself. Good rapport and a relaxed environment are essential for learning.I work hard to establish both. I am comfortable with all ages and stages and try to make both my teaching and your learning a pleasurable experience.

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

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

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Dan (Mr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I am a graduate of the University of York, receiving a BA (Hons) in Linguistics. I possess experience of teaching at a range of levels from KS2 (SATs) to KS5 (A-Level), as well as having worked in an advisory role for UCAS (Universities and Colleges ...
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Personal Description:
I am a graduate of the University of York, receiving a BA (Hons) in Linguistics. I possess experience of teaching at a range of levels from KS2 (SATs) to KS5 (A-Level), as well as having worked in an advisory role for UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service).

Teaching Experience:

During the past 5 years, I have gained experience of teaching English from KS2 (SATs) to KS5 (A-Level). In this time, I have taught numerous pupils on a one-to-one basis as well as having lectured to much larger groups of students.

Tutoring Approach:

I work full time as a tutor and run my own business - BTC Education. As such, my availability to work comprises the whole week, and I aim to fit in with the respective schedules of my students when my own schedule permits. I also work as an Educational Consultant.

I tutor from my own home and as such I do not travel. I also do not tutor via an online medium because, from my own experience, I do not believe it to be an effective method of teaching.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


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Mike (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I was born in South Yorkshire. I grew up in Rotherham before gaining a English/History degree in Manchester followed by a PGCE at Sheffield Hallam University. I am married and have a 10 year old stepson. My interests include reading, music, educat ...
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Personal Description:
I was born in South Yorkshire. I grew up in Rotherham before gaining a English/History degree in Manchester followed by a PGCE at Sheffield Hallam University.
I am married and have a 10 year old stepson. My interests include reading, music, education, sport, keep fit, current affairs and walking.
I moved down to Devon in September 2016 and am loving the lifestyle down here.
I love my job and feel that my enthusiasm stimulates and encourages my students to excel.

Teaching Experience:

Having gained my PGCE I taught for 9 years in medium-sized village school in a picturesque part of Derbyshire. I very much enjoyed my time there and gained some invaluable experience. I then took up a middle-management post at a suburban school in Doncaster. This was a different experience which enabled me to work with children of many different abilities allowing me develop efficient and successful teaching strategies.
I have a wide range of experience in teaching children from year one to year six. Over the last two years I have done supply work in numerous schools in South Yorkshire allowing me to remain up to date with current trends in teaching.

Tutoring Approach:

I offer a friendly, encouraging approach to tuition. I aim to put children at their ease, developing confidence, but like to cover as much ground as possible in the time we have. I ensure students (and their parents) receive clear feedback alongside targets for future development and set additional work to complete between lessons where appropriate. I have a flexible approach to tutoring based on the requirements of the student/parent. Lessons focus on building confidence, consolidating and developing concepts or focusing on specific areas requiring support.
Children learn in different ways and I always endeavour to teach in a manner that complements the student's preferred learning style. I monitor progress using formal and informal methods of assessment and encourage children to use self assessment.
Students can learn by either visiting my home, me visiting them or at a distance using Skype.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)


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James (Mr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  |  Maths  |  Greek  |  Latin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a young qualified Latin and Ancient Greek teacher living in Colchester, Essex. I have moved away from full-time teaching, preferring to explore business interests while continuing with my passion for Classics through tutoring and in my own time. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a young qualified Latin and Ancient Greek teacher living in Colchester, Essex. I have moved away from full-time teaching, preferring to explore business interests while continuing with my passion for Classics through tutoring and in my own time.
I have a First Class BA in Classics from Cambridge, where I also studied for and received my teaching qualification (PGCE). I then taught Latin and Greek at a private school (Years 7-13) in London for two years before moving back to Colchester (where I grew up) in August 2016.

Teaching Experience:

I am a qualified teacher in Classics (PGCE, Cambridge). I taught Latin and Greek for two years at a private school in London to all years from Year 7 to 13.
I have 100+ hours of private tutoring experience, including 25+ hours over Skype, in Latin and Greek from Common Entrance to A level.
My other experience includes:
I am currently also tutoring Maths A level (Edexcel) and English as a foreign language to an Italian who needs to pass her IELTS.
I also have experience in 11+, common entrance and Oxbridge interviews.

Tutoring Approach:

My strengths lie in making my tutees relaxed and comfortable: my students work hard and learn not because they have to, but because they want to. I learn where my students need to improve and how my students learn best and adapt my sessions to their needs. Some students need to learn by rote, others need to put it into practice. However we do it, my students and I work together to reach our targets and achieve success with dynamic and enjoyable lessons.

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

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

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


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Mike (Mr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Medicine  |  Maths  |  English  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an enthusiastic and hard working medical student currently in my fourth year at Cardiff University. I flew through secondary school receiving the best GCSE results in my school and district 10 A*s including triple science, English, maths, bu ...
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Personal Description:
I am an enthusiastic and hard working medical student currently in my fourth year at Cardiff University.

I flew through secondary school receiving the best GCSE results in my school and district 10 A*s including triple science, English, maths, business studies, and history.

Furthermore I qualified through sixth form with straight As in Chemistry, biology, and maths.

Teaching Experience:

I have a lot of experience teaching my younger sister and mentoring her through her GCSEs, A levels and even her acceptance into Dentistry school.

I used to teach at an after school science club that aimed to make learning fun through experiments and creative involvement.

Furthermore, I have taught students from my Church and led classes in schools and community centres for varying ages and abilities.

Tutoring Approach:

I enjoy tutoring students in a calm and relaxed environment where the pace is set according to the individual. In the past I have dedicated a lot of time in finding the right method to revise and study for my exams. I am able to apply this experience to my own students and apply this early to set them on the route to success.

By using a strategic approach, with lots of exam technique and practice you can look forward to seeing effective outcomes.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Medicine
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (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 (20 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)


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Francois (Mr)
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Subjects: French  |  Japanese  |  German  |  English  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I'm a linguistic and enjoy languages. Speak English, German and French fluently and can do business in Japanese. I have lived in North America, Europe and Asia and enjoy understanding different cultures and languages. In business I'm an indepe ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a linguistic and enjoy languages. Speak English, German and French fluently and can do business in Japanese. I have lived in North America, Europe and Asia and enjoy understanding different cultures and languages.

In business I'm an independent consultant, trainer and facilitator, working mainly in the business world. I design and run learning workshops in collaborative decision-making and lean thinking for companies of different sizes. I also run cross-cultural simulations to help people experience and learn how to cope working with different cultures.

Teaching Experience:

Most of my early teaching experience started with 15 years' English teaching to mainly corporate clients in Japan. I consider myself a highly experienced, versatile and resourceful former Language Teacher (TEFL), Tutor and Coach with further background as Intercultural Consultant. I have extensive experience teaching English in Asia, with expertise in accelerated learning techniques (e.g. suggestopedia) and Peer-based learning through Self-Organising Learning Environments.

I have taught classes and individuals at various levels and for various purposes. I have also done a lot of business English and specialised English for professionals. While I have a great deal of experience working with groups, I have also worked in educational learning environments as business coach and corporate tutor working with individuals What is most important, however, is that it is not about teaching, but about the student learning; it is hence imperative to start from the perspective of what the learner actually needs and working from there. I pride myself in being able to design courses and tuition tailor-made to the specific needs of the learners.

I also have a lot of experience teaching other foreign languages, using similar approaches. In particular I have done a lot of work teaching GERMAN and FRENCH, and a little beginner JAPANESE, to adult learners, and of course as a linguist have worked with more academic learning of languages at GCSE level and above. When teaching German or French to adult learners my focus is on giving learners the basic language skills they need to able to get by in the respective country in an enjoyable way.

Tutoring Approach:

Unless I am teaching towards academic aims (e.g. GCSE support), I view language as something that is used to communicate with, it is something one does, we do not normally learn a foreign language just for the sake of passive knowledge. To me therefore it is far more important to use the language than just learn it. My approach to tutoring is thus quite action oriented, we do things with language, and just like children (who did not learn their native language from a book) language is always used in a context, so it's important to provide contextual clues when introducing new language.

I emphasize engagement and participation a lot, with a strong focus on real communication (rather than practiced simulation where possible). Very early on I introduce meta-language, which is language about language (e.g. could you repeat that?, What do you mean by....?, Why do I say ... and not ...?), because this the only kind of genuine communication that happens in a language class, and thus it is an opportunity to use real communication. But above all, language should be fun, learn by doing and lively, and my interactive approach always works towards that.

Subjects
  • French
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)
  • Japanese
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)

  • German
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)
  • English
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)

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