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Lance (Mr)
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Subjects: Mandarin  |  Maths  |  Accounting  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: Currently I am a pupil from Aboyne academy and would love to gain experiences on teaching. I am heading to the university of Edinburgh in September doing Accounting and Finance. I am a native Chinese( Mandarin) speaker. I am more familiar on new h ...
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Personal Description:
Currently I am a pupil from Aboyne academy and would love to gain experiences on teaching. I am heading to the university of Edinburgh in September doing Accounting and Finance. I am a native Chinese( Mandarin) speaker. I am more familiar on new higher and NAT 5 accounting and maths courses than others due to I've done it and achieved both A band 1(A*) and I have gained top marks in those subjects since NAT 5 until now Advanced higher.

Teaching Experience:

Help out higher and NAT5 accounting classes and manage to help some of them pass the course and getting As.
Helped younger pupils in my school and they manage to get B grades/ A grades in their exams

Tutoring Approach:

The structure would be
1. Outline the struggling areas he/she doesn't understand by asking and do a general paper.
2. Provide similar type of questions as examples for explaining and practicing.
3. Do a unit level question to see if he/she fully understands.
4. Past papers

My aim is to help tutees build up confidences on the subject and be able to pass the exam for granted and hopefully get an A in their subjects

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£9 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£9 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£15 p.h.)

  • Accounting
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£15 p.h.)

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

I am currently tutoring in the North London area, including Tottenham and Enfield. I am also offering Creative Writing courses for children in the Sutton area during the school holidays.

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

I would also like to offer the tutoring services of my colleague, who will also be working in the Tottenham area. His specialist area is history, that is, 15th century history onwards, with special knowledge of 17th, 19th and 20th century British history. He is fully able to provide support with GCSE, A-Level and undergraduate syllabuses, with a BA Hons and an MA in Political History.

Teaching Experience:

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

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

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

Tutoring Approach:

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

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

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

Subjects
  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)

  • Art
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)
  • English
  • 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) (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)


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Marc (Mr)
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Subjects: French  |  German  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: Fully qualified teacher with 25 years experience of teaching FRENCH, GERMAN & SPANISH to GCSE, AS LEVEL and A LEVEL in schools and colleges. I have also prepared many groups for Cambridge exams in ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE. I currently teach MOD ...
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Personal Description:
Fully qualified teacher with 25 years experience of teaching FRENCH, GERMAN & SPANISH to GCSE, AS LEVEL and A LEVEL in schools and colleges. I have also prepared many groups for Cambridge exams in ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE.
I currently teach MODERN LANGUAGES (to A Level) and RELIGIOUS STUDIES (to A Level) in a Sixth Form College.
I teach ADULT LEARNERS too, at all levels, both for GENERAL LANGUAGE and BUSINESS LANGUAGE.
I have prepared hundreds of youngsters over the years for GCSEs and AS/A LEVELS in these subjects and am very familiar with the demands of these courses and exams.

Teaching Experience:

I teach in a Birmingham Sixth Form College where I work as Head of French
I have taught pupils/students in UK schools and Colleges over the last 25 years, specialising particularly in MODERN LANGUAGES at GCSE and AS/A Levels.
My teaching experience has been mainly in UK schools and colleges but has also included 5 years living and teaching in France, Spain and Germany.
I worked at Stafford College of FE for 9 years where I was head of MODERN LANGUAGES
I have been an Examiner for MODERN LANGUAGES at GCSE and A Level with a major Examination Board.

Tutoring Approach:

Professional and friendly approach, looking for real, measurable progress and increased confidence for the learner
Most young learners need a tutor who understands the requirements of the GCSE / AS / A Level exams and can train students in tasks that will prepare them for these
I find that students often need their confidence boosting and many discover that they know more than they realised.
Adults also learn fast and are often surprised to find they are more able than they thought

Subjects
  • French
  • 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.)
  • German
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)


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Amruta (Mrs)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a music passionate friendly & reliable person, who is creative in exploring new teaching methods. I enjoy meeting new people. I am an honest motivated person, well organised and trained to teach people of different age groups. I had a proper mus ...
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Personal Description:
I am a music passionate friendly & reliable person, who is creative in exploring new teaching methods. I enjoy meeting new people. I am an honest motivated person, well organised and trained to teach people of different age groups. I had a proper musical training by my guru thus have a wide range of musical skills which are required by a performing artist.

I hold two bachelors degrees; one from Akhil bhartiya gandharva mandal (music university in india) and another on from nagpur university. I have performed on various platforms across india and uk. Currently based in Cardiff-Penarth.

Teaching Experience:

7 years of teaching experience.

Tutoring Approach:

All practical and theoretical approach while teaching Indian classical music. Voice culture training and use of meditation in music.

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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Edmund (Mr)
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Subjects: History  |  English  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a successful, elite tutor and lecturer, and have taught a variety of school, undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD students. I have worked with pupils in both private and state education, many of my A-level students have gone on to university incl ...
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Personal Description:
I am a successful, elite tutor and lecturer, and have taught a variety of school, undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD students. I have worked with pupils in both private and state education, many of my A-level students have gone on to university including: UCL, St Andrews, Cambridge (Christ, Clare, Selwyn, Trinity College), Oxford (Balliol, Merton, Hertford), Princeton and L'Ecole normale supérieure, Paris.

I have studied a broad range of subjects during my Bachelor's degree (English and Classics, RHUL) and Master's (Comparative Art and Archaeology with Law, UCL). I play a lot of sport (lacrosse, rugby and athletics) and have captained teams at national and regional level.

Please note the history tuition I offer is Ancient History, Classics, Archaeology and Classical Civilizations.

Teaching Experience:

I am an experienced tutor who can help students meet elite standards for university grades or entry, but am also enthutiastic and supportive; able to work with students seeking to consoldate on their current grade standards.

-English and Drama Tutor - Study Zone 2008
-English/Maths Teacher and Head of Year 11 Corona Theatre School 2011-2012 [Reference Available]
-Conference Speaker: Ethics of Archaeology (IOA, 2011) , Employment in the Arts (UCL, 2012), Monstrous Antiquities (2013), Iris Project (2014), MTS (2014)
-Seminar speaker: Ancient Worlds (UCL), Bloomsbury Summer School
-Private Tuition [References Available]:

A level English, Original Grade C, Final Grade A
A level English, Original Grade C, Final Grade A
A level Philosophy, Original Grade B, Final Grade A
A level English, Original Grade C, Final Grade A
A level English, Original Grade B, Final Grade: B
A level Classical Studies, Original Grade B, Final Grade: A


Film Studies BA, Original Grade C, Final Grade A
Classics BA, Original Grade 2:1, Final Grade 1

GCSE level English, Original Grade D, Final Grade A
GCSE level English, Original Grade B, Final Grade: A* / A*

Tutoring Approach:

Academic experience: I have worked in private tutoring, state and private schools, university departments and know how examiners mark and what they expect. I have worked for 2 prestigious Universities and am adept at entrance documents and applications. In addition, one needs to be constantly aware of the changing curricula, mark schemes, and student specifications, knowledge and understanding of which can guarantee a 95%+ grade.

Encouragement: As a sports captain and Global Citizenship Mentor (UCL) I realise the need for a pupil's confidence to be built up before they can achieve better. In my opinion a pupil is never failing, they can just achieve more.

Planning: It is essential for us to have an organised lesson plan, and plan for our future sessions so we can map where we should be heading and what we have achieved. Many students suffer from poor organisation which, if remedied, would immediately proffer far better results.

Education: During my past 8 years of college, undergraduate and graduate university I have been educated in a host of valuable disciplines that help interest and inspire any student.

Subjects
  • History
  • 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.)
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£23 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£23 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£23 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)


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Louisa Ann (Mrs)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  Entrance Exams  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Please note that travelling is only for exceptional circumstances. Most classes are at my home office, I am a semi retired, graduate teacher from the south of England now living in the north west. Students may see some of my activities at my we ...
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Personal Description:
Please note that travelling is only for exceptional circumstances. Most classes are at my home office,

I am a semi retired, graduate teacher from the south of England now living in the north west. Students may see some of my activities at my web site which lists books I have written for students of literature. I am equally at home with all aspects of English, at any level, from the key stages and entrance tests- including verbal and non verbal reasoning- through to dissertation grammar checks with EFL tuition for under/post graduates. I also tutor for Gmat , Kaplan, Gamsat and medical school English tests.(Please note that the mission statement "Sail through with Symposium" was formed before prevalent, refugee distress and rescue at sea. If my picture is visible, I am in the Centre wearing a dark jacket.

Teaching Experience:

Successful results summer 2012/15 and A results in August 2015. 100 per cent good grade academic results of all candidates, bilingual and monolingual. . 2016: 99 per cent good academic results of bilingual candidates.
Over twenty years with all levels for English, English Literature and English as a foreign language. Key Stages 2 and 3, GGSE, all examination boards and AS/A level examinations. Older students may prepare for Gmat Kaplan and Gamsat English tests.
Some examination invigilation for the Southern Exam. Board : English Jet Set exams..
One of many written testimonials which may be viewed.
" Just to express our sincere thanks to you for your great help. Many many thanks..."
mr and mrs B. London 2004
" Thankyou for all of your help with my English. It gave me confidence for my exam and made a big difference....
L. " London 2004
"Thank you for all your support." A.S. Manchester 2016

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring depends entirely upon initial assessment and the aim of the student. In all cases, students can be relaxed and confident they will make good progress. In many cases, students will be astounded at what they can achieve.
Fees quoted are for tuition on site; very occasional travel may entail an increase. Please note that weekend availability precludes Sundays.

Subjects
  • Study Skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£40 p.h.)
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)


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Jae Y (Mr)
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Subjects: German  |  Craft and Design  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: My name is Jae, an international student at University of Surrey studying Aerospace Engineering. I have also studied at Australian National University for two years. My major at Australian National University was Manufacturing and Management Engineer ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Jae, an international student at University of Surrey studying Aerospace Engineering. I have also studied at Australian National University for two years. My major at Australian National University was Manufacturing and Management Engineering. Although I am an international student, I have finished my junior and senior secondary education in English spoken country, thus I have good background of using English.

Teaching Experience:

I have no official teaching experiences in the UK. However, I am always willing to help my colleagues if they have any questions or problems regarding their subject as long as it is engineering related materials. On the other hand I was a volunteering Maths, Physics and English tutor in Korea for a year in total.

Tutoring Approach:

It is essential to understand the basic and fundamental concept in every academic subject and practice it. Thus, my approach for tutoring is to express the fundamental base as easy as possible then trying many examples to make a new understanding solid for later application.

Subjects
  • German
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Craft and Design
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£50 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£50 p.h.)


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Ella (Miss)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: In July 2013, I graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London, undertaking a BMus (Hons) Music degree (2.1) with a principle study in singing (1st). I took two gap years before going to university to gain experience in the music and drama fiel ...
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Personal Description:
In July 2013, I graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London, undertaking a BMus (Hons) Music degree (2.1) with a principle study in singing (1st). I took two gap years before going to university to gain experience in the music and drama fields. I have studied modules at university ranging from Bach to Beethoven and Sibelius to Weill.

Teaching Experience:

In my two gap years I was a gap student at Bedales Schools for a term and then was invited back to cover a member of music staff. Responsibilities included teaching 8-13 year old mixed pupils classroom music as well as supervising music practices. I also tutored pupils through grade 5 theory achieving merit and distinction grades.

Tutoring Approach:

I have a very laid-back attitude to teaching and will teach you in similar ways that I have been taught. I understand totally that some pupils need several ways of explaining things so bring a variety of teaching methods to my lessons. I make teaching interesting and engaging and always try to relate the subject to the pupil. I have been very fortunate to learn under some inspirational teachers and would love to be able to carry on their enthusiasm to other students.

Subjects
  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£36 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£36 p.h.)

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Leena (Mrs)
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Subjects: Computer Studies / I.T.  |  Chemistry  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am an instrumentation engineer/software developer with a passion for teaching. ...
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Personal Description:
I am an instrumentation engineer/software developer with a passion for teaching.

Teaching Experience:

Congratulations to my GCSE and A-level students for their dedication and hard work throughout the year!

100% receiving B-A* (70% A-A*)

10+ years of experience of teaching Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry to GCSE, A-levels and STEP.

Tutoring Approach:

I teach a subject by simplifying the concepts and then doing a lot of practice to master the topic. Practice questions are tailored to the individual`s ability. Challenging work is given to more able students and more practice is done to uplevel Maths grade irrespective of one`s ability.

Subjects
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)


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Kristine (Miss)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a 23 year-old postgraduate student in Durham University, with a masters in mathematics. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a 23 year-old postgraduate student in Durham University, with a masters in mathematics.

Teaching Experience:

In 2010-2012 I was the initiator of a volunteer project called 'Fairy tales in Pictures'. The project involved working, communicating and interacting with children with learning difficulties, playing games with them and teaching them to tackle different tasks. This was an opportunity to develop my communication and listening skills regarding various kinds of people, becoming extremely aware of the difficulties children can have with learning and understanding new things, and how these difficulties can be tackled.
I have helped my 11-year-old sister with her maths and English language-related lessons over the years. This has helped me understand children better and sense when they are in need for more training and explanation in particular areas. I have also helped friends' children with their problems, offering help, guidance and advice.

Tutoring Approach:

The key method to learning mathematics is by solving problems and dealing with examples. My approach is to give a clear explanation on the theory and then focus on different types of examples to help children understand things through practice. After several examples, I encourage children to attempt problems themselves at first, then ask questions and give small hints, guiding the child to obtain the correct answer as independently as possible. I give homework for children to practice their newly acquired knowledge, and I check if they've done the homework correctly on the next lesson.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)

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Kate (Miss)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I am a qualified teacher with a Master's degree in English Literature. I have also recently graduated with a First class Honours degree in Physiotherapy from Salford University. While studying for the Physiotherapy degree I have undertaken tutori ...
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Personal Description:
I am a qualified teacher with a Master's degree in English Literature. I have also recently graduated with a First class Honours degree in Physiotherapy from Salford University.

While studying for the Physiotherapy degree I have undertaken tutoring work online concentrating on study skills assignment support, and proofreading.

Teaching Experience:

I have experience of teaching within a local college and taught students from the age of 16 years old and above. This was primarily focused on Literacy and Study Skills. During this time I also taught students from a range of EU and international students focusing on their grasp of English as a second language. During this time I followed a Government-set curriculum to help students achieve G.C.S.E. equivalent grades to allow them to progress onto Access courses and beyond.

During my last degree I worked with students with learning difficulties including hearing impariments, dyslexia and dyspraxia. This involved notetaking, assignment structure and time management skills. More recently I have worked as a tutor online helping with essay planning and structuring, proof reading and correction of written work for spelling, grammar and paragraph restructuring, time management and organisational skills, referencing and completion of reference lists and proofreading for Further/Higher education students, up to Masters level.

I also have experience of helping international students in terms of organising the study skills, supporting them, and mentoring them on their difficult academic journey. I have also recently assisted with international publishing projects, mainly in the healthcare field

Tutoring Approach:

I take a structured and methodical approach to helping students and believe that if the right foundation is set and appropriate planning implemented, the student will achieve to the best of their ability.

For all assignments work I use a University-based academic writing skills format currently in use at the University of Salford.

I am offering tuition online, via email. Once we have agreed the way forward I will give you an honest appraisal of what services I am able to offer and the time that this is likely to take.


I am happy to send references if required. I have a CRB check from my Physiotherapy degree which will be updated by my current employer.

Please note that I am unable to write your academic assignments for you as this would be unethical.

Subjects
  • Study Skills
  • A-Level or Highers (£23 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£23 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£23 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • A-Level or Highers (£23 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£23 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£23 p.h.)

  • English
  • A-Level or Highers (£23 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£23 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£23 p.h.)

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James (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Electronics  |  Law  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am an electronics and telecoms engineering college graduate. I have an overseas degree in law. I work for a big transport infrastructure company as an engineering manager. I love teaching and sharing my vast knowledge in that which I know. ...
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Personal Description:
I am an electronics and telecoms engineering college graduate. I have an overseas degree in law. I work for a big transport infrastructure company as an engineering manager. I love teaching and sharing my vast knowledge in that which I know.

Teaching Experience:

My experience is mainly in coaching and one to one instruction and mentoring. I am patient and I go that extra to make sure the student gets the best of what I offer.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach is to give an overview of the value of education in general and to establish interest in the subject. I then coach the student to understand that the success story is centred on him or her no matter how good I am. In other words I give 5-10 free minutes of motivating the student before the real lesson

Subjects
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • Electronics
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)

  • Law
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)

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Ahmed (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: - Graduated in 2011 from The University of Manchester (Russell Group) with a BSc (Hons) (1:1) in Mathematics. - Studied Mathematics A level (Grade A), Mathematics/Statistics GCSE (Grade A* for both). - Currently work as a senior analyst for a glo ...
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Personal Description:
- Graduated in 2011 from The University of Manchester (Russell Group) with a BSc (Hons) (1:1) in Mathematics.
- Studied Mathematics A level (Grade A), Mathematics/Statistics GCSE (Grade A* for both).
- Currently work as a senior analyst for a global risk management consultancy.

Teaching Experience:

- 6 years of tutoring experience, across all age groups.
- Trusted member of several top tutoring agencies.
- Track record of success (with all students achieving/exceeding target grades).

Tutoring Approach:

- Initial consultation with student/parent to discuss individual requirements/barriers to success.
- Tailored tutoring style to suit the unique needs of each student.
- Build up confidence, using constant feedback and praise, ensuring they feel completely at ease with me and comfortable to ask absolutely any questions.
- I produce bespoke homework assignments to complement tuition for all of my students and pride myself on going above and beyond to ensure all of my students succeed.
- I pay particular attention to practicing exam style questions, as through my experience, it is through the rigorous practice of attempting exam style questions, that students are able to achieve the top grades in standardised mathematics exams.
- It is imperative to me that learning continues away from our tutoring sessions, so I provide all students with a mobile phone number and email address to contact me on, with any questions or help they may require away from our tutoring sessions, with a guarantee that all questions will be responded to on the same day.

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

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Karen (Ms)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a graduate of the English Department at the University of Hull, and I have a PGCE from Leeds Metropolitan University. I have written various academic articles for publication, and I also develop learning programmes which combine the English curr ...
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I am a graduate of the English Department at the University of Hull, and I have a PGCE from Leeds Metropolitan University. I have written various academic articles for publication, and I also develop learning programmes which combine the English curriculum with the exploration of local history, events and places. I am currently working on a documentary about Charles Dickens's visits to Hull, and have written a play abput the same subject.

Teaching Experience:

I am a fully qualified teacher with a PGCE. I have an Honours degree in English and a Masters with a Distinction in English, I am also working on a doctorate (Phd) in my subject. I have worked in education for more than twelve years. I also offer tutring in Media Studies and Religious Studies, as well as assisteance with literacy, including reading and writing. However, I am not qualified to teach English as a foreign language.

I can teach students from Year Five to degree level. I have taught in schools and in the English Department at the University of Hull. I have also been a marker for English GCSE exam papers. I currently work as a tutor to students taking A' Level and GCSE English. I have had 100% pass rate for both, with students gaining Grade C and upwards.

I work with dyslexic students, and those who are on the autism spectrum. I also work with students who are sitting the English Skills tests for their PGCE. My students include adults, primary school children working towards SATs, GCSE and AS/A2 students, and students who need a general helping hand with their English, and with developing exam skills.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe in a student-focused approach to tutoring. Each of my students is given an initial assessment and has an individual learning plan and is set targets. I am happy to repeat exercises and essays where necessary, and to go over information to ensure that the student understands concepts, ideas and exam requirements. I will set homework where necessary, but do not believe that this should interfere with schoolwork, or be excessive and burdensome.
I also believe that regular assessments and tests are essential to ensure that the student is maintaining a good standard of work, and that they are on-target. I am also a firm believer that encouragement and praise should be cornerstones of good teaching.

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

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Catalina (Ms)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am passionate about helping people and inspiring them, and I really enjoy meeting people from all over the world and helping them to improve their English and gain confidence. I am friendly and approachable, and have a calm and patient teaching ma ...
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I am passionate about helping people and inspiring them, and I really enjoy meeting people from all over the world and helping them to improve their English and gain confidence. I am friendly and approachable, and have a calm and patient teaching manner. I strive for personal integrity and professionalism.

I really enjoy learning languages myself - I speak French and Spanish and I am keen to learn more languages. I love travelling and have visited many countries. I lived in South America for a short time. I really like learning about different cultures and people!

English is my native language.

Teaching Experience:

I have 12 years experience of teaching English. I have taught in London, New Zealand and Argentina. I have taught general English and business English, and the exams I have taught are IELTS and CAE.

I taught a student in Japan on Skype for two years, so I have a lot of experience teaching online.

I love teaching beginners - if you are a beginner or if you have a friend or family member who is a beginner then please contact me!

Most of my students have been pre-intermediate to intermediate level, but I have taught all levels from beginners to advanced.

Tutoring Approach:

First of all I will find out from you in a free consultation exactly what you want help with and what your goals are for studying English with me. Then I will plan our lessons according to your English needs. Usually in a normal lesson we will have conversation and speaking practise and I will give you plenty of opportunity to speak and practise your English, then I will give you feedback and go through your mistakes with you. I will also teach you new vocabulary and then we will practise this in speaking activities. However, if you are really confident in speaking English and want to practise other skills such as reading then we will do this instead. Usually I teach lessons that incorporate speaking, vocabulary, pronunciation, reading and grammar. I think homework is very important so I will also set you homework to do in your own time.

Writing: if you would like me to correct your writing (for example you send it to me, I mark it and send it back), my fee for this is £14 per hour, plus Paypal fees.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£22 p.h.)

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Sam (Mr)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  Sociology  |  Psychology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a First Class Psychology and Sociology graduate from the University of Cambridge (2012-2015). ...
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I am a First Class Psychology and Sociology graduate from the University of Cambridge (2012-2015).

Teaching Experience:

I undertook a 6 month teaching placement in Port Elizabeth, South Africa at a mixed secondary school in 2012. Here I taught students from ages 12-19 in both English Language & Literature, and Life Orientation.

Since leaving university I have run numerous study technique sessions with students of all ages. In addition, I regularly tutor various students at both A-Level and GCSE in a variety of essay based subjects.

I have also run workshops and seminars at secondary schools, colleges, and universities to teach students how to study more effectively through mastering their mindset.

Tutoring Approach:

I specialise in study skills and techniques after undergoing a dramatic transformation in how I approached studying myself during my third year of university. After two years of being a low-mid 2i student at Cambridge I changed my entire approach to study through developing a number of study tips/tricks/hacks rooted in the science of Positive Psychology.

Students who often need tutoring are not those lacking in intelligence. For many not reaching their true potential it is their mindset and approach to learning that lets them down.

This is where I come in- I share my story of how in my third year I actually started working fewer hours, stopped getting stressed out, and completely changed my relationship with learning and education.

My tutoring is just as much about coaching- the last thing a student wants is another educator telling them what to do. I simply provide them with the tools to make dramatic changes and challenge them to apply these techniques themselves.

Areas I specialise in include:
- Fostering Positive Study Habits
- Eliminating Distractions & Increasing Focus
- Stress Reduction & Redirection
- Mastering Time Management
- Conscious Note Taking
- Perfecting Exam Technique

Subjects
  • Study Skills
  • GCSE or Standards (£50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£50 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£50 p.h.)
  • Sociology
  • GCSE or Standards (£40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£50 p.h.)

  • Psychology
  • GCSE or Standards (£40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£50 p.h.)

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Aman (Mr)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Hello and welcome to my profile! It's great to have you here! OK, so I'll tell you a little about myself… My name is Aman. I am a qualified EFL/ESL teacher and I have been working abroad for the last 16 years in different countries from Thailand ...
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Hello and welcome to my profile! It's great to have you here!

OK, so I'll tell you a little about myself… My name is Aman. I am a qualified EFL/ESL teacher and I have been working abroad for the last 16 years in different countries from Thailand to Dubai.

For the last 5 years I was working with the British Council as an academic manager in Qatar. Here I was managing educational programmes and a team of teachers, which I loved! I provided training for teachers and worked on curriculum development.

When I am not working, I love movies, music, socialising and meeting new people and learning about new cultures! I am also a big coffee drinker.

Teaching Experience:

I have over 15 years experience teaching English as a foreign language.

I have taught students of all levels from beginner to advanced and have worked with students from all over the world helping them to improve and develop their general English language skills - reading, writing, listening and speaking by designing lessons to bring out their full potential.

In addition to teaching general English, my ELT specialism for my Cambridge DELTA was Exam Preparation Classes. Therefore, I have solid experience and knowledge of helping learners prepare for the IELTS exam and get the band they want by focusing on the strategies needed in each module. Moreover, I can also help you prepare for the Cambridge First (FCE) exam.

Tutoring Approach:

Although, the heading states 'Approach to Tutoring', I look at it as 'Our Approach to Learning'.

Together, we will look at YOUR English language goals, and the best way to achieve them, as every learner has different needs.

Lessons are learner-centred, that means I do not teach in a 'lecture' style, but provide opportunities for you to produce and practise language and then look at ways to further develop and improve that language. It is important for me that you feel comfortable and relaxed in these sessions. Lessons should be enjoyable and engaging for you (and me!).

There is error correction throughout lessons, but this is where you will self-correct with my guidance making you more aware of which areas need more focus.

Depending on your level, I use a range of materials from coursebooks, internet, newspapers, magazines to podcasts and videos.

I will give you regular homework, which will help to reinforce what you have learnt and give you more independence in using English. My aim is for you to feel more confident in any situation where you have to use English.

Feel free to contact me and let's talk about what you need. You can ask me any questions and I'll be happy to explain.

There is no obligation and don't worry, I don't bite!

I look forward to hearing from you.

Aman

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

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Jacob (Mr)
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Subjects: Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  English  |  Physics  |  Latin  |  Greek  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have recently graduated from Oxford University with a First Class Honours degree in MMath. Currently preparing for full time employment starting from September 2017, I am spending the year focusing on consolidating my skill sets as well as performi ...
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Personal Description:
I have recently graduated from Oxford University with a First Class Honours degree in MMath. Currently preparing for full time employment starting from September 2017, I am spending the year focusing on consolidating my skill sets as well as performing regularly with my musical ensembles.

Teaching Experience:

I have tutored privately for 6 years now, teaching all levels between Secondary and University standard. I specialise in maths, but am happy to tutor in any of the subjects I have studied to the appropriate level. In spite of having personally achieved the highest possible grades in every public exam I have taken, my proudest achievement to date is passing on this record to every one of my tutees, up to and including a 7 at Higher Level IB Maths.

Tutoring Approach:

I feel it is important to find the way in which the tutee prefers to learn. From my own experience of schools, class teaching can be homogenised and lack the personal touch that is often required to catalyse the best results. My previous tutees have seen me as rigorous but sympathetic; not afraid to share a joke or two.

Subjects
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)
  • Latin
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)

  • Greek
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)


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