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Jackie (Mrs)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a native Spanish speaker and I am fluent in English too. I am married for 20 years to a British citizen and I am currently living in Banbury with my husband and my two teenage kids. Most of my adult life, I have lived in an English speaking cou ...
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Personal Description:
I am a native Spanish speaker and I am fluent in English too. I am married for 20 years to a British citizen and I am currently living in Banbury with my husband and my two teenage kids.
Most of my adult life, I have lived in an English speaking country but I lived in my home country of Ecuador until I was 25 years old. I did part of my University studies in Ecuador and in the United States as well.
I am currently living and working in the UK and teaching Spanish to all levels it has always been part of my professional life.

Teaching Experience:

I have more than 20 years of teaching experience in Ecuador, United States and United Kingdom.
In the past I have taught Spanish and other subjects to Primary level students as well as University level.
I also give casual conversational Spanish lessons to students of all ages.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring depends on the individual needs and interests. I adapt my teaching skills to the needs of my student and I am very flexible in terms of my schedule and teaching techniques. I essentially work on the areas where my students need most help.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • 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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Paul (Mr)
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Subjects: Combined Science  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am now a full time tutor after spending two decades teaching Mathematics and Science. ...
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Personal Description:
I am now a full time tutor after spending two decades teaching Mathematics and Science.

Teaching Experience:

I am a very experienced teacher. I have been the Head of Mathematics at a private school and previously taught in state schools.

Tutoring Approach:

The first three tutoring sessions are quite diagnostic. The aim is not only to find out strengths and weaknesses but also to see how quickly we can cover topics with most of the information retained.
As we cover material at a much faster rate than in normal class lessons.; recaps at speed become more import as lessons develop and confidence improves. The syllabus and past exam papers provide the main framework for most lessons.
Exam technique lessons, examiners mark schemes and revision materials are normally provided.

Subjects
  • Combined Science
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)

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Colin (Mr)
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Subjects: Economics  |  Maths  |  English  |  German  |  French  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am 36 years old and hold a Masters degree from Oxford University. ...
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Personal Description:
I am 36 years old and hold a Masters degree from Oxford University.

Teaching Experience:

I have been tutoring on a one-to-one basis for over 14 years. I also sometimes teach small classes. I am happy teaching children, teenagers, university students and adult learners.

Tutoring Approach:

My teaching uses traditional methods and lively interaction. I expect the student to complete tasks between lessons. Without repetition and revision no-one can be expected to remember. Therefore, I am not afraid to go over the most basic elements until they are well known. Solid foundations are the basis for confidence.

Subjects
  • Economics
  • GCSE or Standards (£29 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£29 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£29 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£29 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£29 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£29 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£29 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£29 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£29 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£29 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£29 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£29 p.h.)
  • German
  • 11+ (secondary) (£29 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£29 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£29 p.h.)

  • French
  • 11+ (secondary) (£29 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£29 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£29 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£29 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • GCSE or Standards (£29 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£29 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£29 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£29 p.h.)


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Catherine (Miss)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I have been a personal tutor for over six years, building up a rapport with each individual and their family to ensure best results. My tutoring experience spans from children aged 4 years to adults aged 44 years, with varying degrees of motivation, ...
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Personal Description:
I have been a personal tutor for over six years, building up a rapport with each individual and their family to ensure best results. My tutoring experience spans from children aged 4 years to adults aged 44 years, with varying degrees of motivation, interest and abilities. I have tutored 16 pupils to date, with differing levels of intensity; some required 2 hours a week for the 10 weeks prior to their exam, while others required an hour a week over 3 years to boost their knowledge and confidence.

Due to my high interest in supporting others, I chose a career path as a Speech and Language Therapist, and I qualified in this esteemed profession 5 years ago. On a daily basis I work with children from pre-school age right up to young adults, in a range of settings from special needs schools and mainstream schools, to community clinics and home visits. I am highly passionate about helping all I support to work together to reach their potential.

I am a genuinely caring and generous person and I am more than capable of sharing my passion for learning to anyone I work with, including those with additional needs.

Teaching Experience:

Through my job as a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist I work with children of all cognitive abilities on a one-to-one level to improve their communication and language skills. The work I do coincides with the National Curriculum and the Early Years Foundation Stage, and I work with parents and teachers to set individualised targets, which is similar to the tutoring world.

Prior to commencing this career path, I worked as a special needs assistant at a primary school. On a daily basis I was required to give additional support on a one-to-one basis to children who struggled in the (often) large classroom, by working through the literacy or numeracy curriculum at their own pace. I was also relied upon to support in assigned classrooms through supervising children while working on a task, or taking groups of children for reading. Working in a school ensured that I keep current my knowledge of Educational and National Curriculum issues.

From June-August 2011, I travelled to Pennsylvania, USA, to work as a Speech and Language Therapist at a summer camp for children with special needs (age range 7-20). I was recommended for this job due to my extensive experience and my friendly positive nature. The experience of living and working with children and teens with individual needs and accompanying challenging behaviours highlighted the importance of taking a flexible holistic approach when assessing skills, implementing support and evaluating improvements.

In June 2009, I participated in the Student Associate Scheme organised by the University of Manchester. This involved intensive teacher training and then carrying out a block placement of three weeks within two schools teaching and assisting in core subjects e.g. Mathematics and English. I worked with two children in particular who struggled in these subjects and I helped improve their numeracy and literacy skills by adapting their learning technique to suit their individual needs.

Tutoring Approach:

For over six years I have tutored various subjects in three areas of the UK, including two major cities. I have assisted students of varying ages, abilities and additional needs including Dyslexia, Autism and Specific Language Impairment - from early years pupils to mature students. I find that tutees benefit from the one-to-one focus they are given, and the individualised plans we work from enforces enhancement of their current knowledge in their chosen subject areas.

I always ensure a person-centred approach is achieved when tutoring. Each tutee learns through different techniques and at different speeds so I develop my tutoring level and scope to suit the individuals needs. I tutored three children for 2013's 'Transfer Test' (Northern Ireland's Grammar School intake assessment) and the results confirmed that this approach is effective, as all sitting the demanding test passed with flying colours, with two getting into Northern Ireland's top Grammar School.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)


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Henry (Mr)
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Subjects: Biology  |  Physics  |  Chemistry  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I have recently completed my PhD in Biotechnology at the University of Cambridge. My academic qualifications include: - MSc Biochemical Engineering, University College London (2012) - BSc Medical Biochemistry, King's College London (2011) - ...
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Personal Description:
I have recently completed my PhD in Biotechnology at the University of Cambridge. My academic qualifications include:

- MSc Biochemical Engineering, University College London (2012)

- BSc Medical Biochemistry, King's College London (2011)

- International Baccalaureate (36), Bexley Grammar School (2008)
Maths (HL): 6
Biology (HL): 6
Chemistry (HL): 6

- GCSE (12 A* + A), Bexley Grammar School (2006)

What sets me apart from other tutors?

1) I have tutored a large number of students on a one-to-one basis for over 5 years, and they all went on to achieve their desired grades.
2) I am quite flexible in when I can offer lessons.
3) I am very flexible in what I teach, as I can cover all Sciences and Maths, so you don't need to find 2 or 3 different tutors!
4) I am quite young, which helps me see the problem from the student's perspective, since it wasn't that long ago when I was in their position.
5) I am able to tutor at GCSE level, A-Level or International Baccalaureate.

Since secondary school, Maths and the Sciences have always been my strengths, and I am lucky to have been able to apply both areas in my past and present degrees.
Besides English, I can speak Cantonese Chinese fluently, and a little bit of Mandarin Chinese.

Teaching Experience:

Over the past 5 years, I have tutored a variety of pupils, and every time the grades they end up obtaining have met or exceeded their targets.
Overall I have accumulated over 2000 hours of personal tuition.

I have experience with the Edexcel, OCR and AQA exam boards and can provide my students with relevant study materials.

Tutoring Approach:

I provide a friendly and informal environment. I usually let the student control the pace of the lesson by asking them to interrupt me if we arrive at a topic they find difficult.

Every student is different and my teaching style is adapted to their individual needs once we have identified their weaknesses.
I believe understanding is the best approach to learning and teaching. There's no point in just memorising things if you don't understand where they came from. I explain things in such a way that it is easy to understand, and I am very patient.

If the student has learnt something in school they didn't quite understand, I can go over the topic again with them during our lesson.
If the student understood everything in school, I can teach them new topics to prepare them for when they learn that topic in school.
Lastly, near exam times, I can offer intense exam revision and exam paper practice.

Below is a selection of feedback I have received on another tuition agency website.

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From Mirfet (5/5): (GCSE Chemistry) Brilliant, gets on really well with my twin 15 year old boys… they really enjoy his lessons and I can hear that there is lots of really good discussions and interaction between them
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From Farideh (4/5): (A-Level Maths) Henry is a very good math teacher and has helped my daughter in improving her skills.
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From Chelsea (5/5): (A-Level Biology) A great tutor , his a smartie . Totally recommend !
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From Natasha (4/5): (GCSE Physics) Henry is a very reliable and flexible tutor, who has been able to work with my teen on GCSE physics, chemistry, and biology. His subject knowledge is excellent and he is friendly and helpful.
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From Janine (5/5): (GCSE Physics) Henry has been great always arrives on time and confirms the day before . Very flexible in the subjects he is able to teach , and relates really well with the student .
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From Julia (5/5): (GCSE Physics) After several months of our lessons in triple science (preparation towards GCSE), I can surely say that Henry is a great tutor. Very competent, patient and helpful; he explains clearly the most difficult subjects.
He is punctual, reliable and kind. I would surely recommend him to everyone who has problems with science or needs to fill the gaps.
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From Renata (5/5): (GCSE Biology) Henry was an excellent Maths and Physics tutor (GCSE). He was very thorough in covering the syllabus, quick to spot areas that needed focused attention and precise in his explanations. Our son rapidly gained confidence in his ability in these subjects and achieved really good grades with Henry's help (A* and A). We also found Henry extremely reliable. He was always punctual and courteous and quick to respond to email messages. We have just contacted him again for some A Level Maths tuition and really pleased that he was available.
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From Tabasum (5/5): (A-Level Biology) Henry is friendly and hard working tutor. He teaches in a very professional way. He is polite and has patience for teaching. I would definitely recommend him for GCSE & A levels tuitioning.
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From Nitta (4/5): (GCSE Maths) he is reall good, very helpful for my daughter
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From Yanni (5/5): (GCSE Maths) Henry's helped me very much and after just a few lessons my grades have improved drastically in both Physics and Maths. We have now begun doing Chemistry and we've started from the basics. Henry explains everything perfectly, until I understand it and then we do practice questions to make sure it sticks. He writes down any formulae or equations I need to know which I can come back to at any time, which I find is very useful. He is both efficient and proficient. I highly recommend him to anybody looking for a tutor in all the sciences and Maths.
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From Wendy (5/5): (A-Level Maths) Henry has proved to be punctual, reliable, conscientious and prepared. He has adapted quickly to our needs and requirements. My 17 year old seems to enjoy the lessons and finds them useful. After 5 lessons we intend to stick with Henry until the end of the academic year! I recommend him.
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From Catherine (5/5): (GCSE Chemistry) We have been really pleased with the work that you have done so far with Tom.
You have managed to keep him productively engaged and I think the exam paper experience will be very useful for him.
We also appreciate your punctuality and how flexible you are with your teaching ie all 3 sciences and maths!
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From Rachel (5/5): (GCSE Chemistry) Henry is very good tutor. He is patient, knowledgeable, punctual. and he has an excellent teaching style. My daughter think it is very helpful.
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You will not be disappointed!

Subjects
  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (£60 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (£60 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (£60 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£60 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£60 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£60 p.h.)


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Paolo (Mr)
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Subjects: Italian  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Hola! My name is Paolo, let me tell you a little about myself. I have a positive and enthusiastic outlook on life. I am passionate about lots of things, but especially travelling and learning languages. My mother is Colombian and my father is I ...
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Personal Description:
Hola! My name is Paolo, let me tell you a little
about myself.

I have a positive and enthusiastic outlook on life. I am passionate about lots of things, but especially travelling and learning languages. My mother is Colombian and my father is Italian so I grew up understanding the importance of language as a bridge between cultures.
I enjoy being active, staying fit, and just being healthy. I really love Folk music. My favourite singers are Devendra Banhart, Joanna Newsom and also Spanish music like Juanes and Nino Bravo.

Teaching Experience:

My previous roles in education have enabled me to develop my skills in a range of areas from pedagogical methodology to health and safety issues. As a native Spanish and Italian speaker, I have a wide range of teaching experiences not only in Latin America and Spain but also in England. I have taught children of all ages as well as and adults and this experience has proved invaluable in creating a variety of linguistic resources for different contexts and situations.

Modern Foreign language coordinator and Spanish Teacher
Chilltern Way Federation 2012 - 2014
Taught Spanish to vulnerable and disadvantaged young people aged 11 - 16 years of age with BESD.
Designed, prepared and implemented a variety of strategies to achieve resilience and conflict resolution, good behaviour inside and outside the classroom.


Spanish and Italian Teacher:
North Chaderton School, Manchester 2010 - 2012
Teaching Spanish lessons to pupils of differing abilities.
Years 8, 9 and 12, 13 designing lessons for intense preparation of their Spanish A level and GCSE helping them to maximise their potential.

Freelance Spanish and Italian Teacher:
St. George International, London 2008 - Current.
European Language Solutions, London Uk. 2011- Current
Teaching a wide variety of students in both one-to-one situations, as well as small classes.

Spanish teacher assistant, Plumstead Manor Secondary school, London 2009
Supporting Spanish teachers with year 11 - 16 pupils. Supporting students in activities such as reading, writing and speaking.

Supply Teaching Assistant ,Hays Education 02/11- 08/11. Special needs teaching assistant and at Gainsborough Primary School, London. Contributed to the management of children with an autistic spectrum disorder and behaviour difficulties, in year 2 and 3.

Spanish and Italian Teachers for adults, Escuela de idiomas La Mancha, Madrid, Spain. 10/07 - 10/08
Assisted in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of work. Prepared materials for interaction between cultures, and business protocol.

Literacy Volunteer Teacher and Religion Teacher, World-wide Movement Missionary, Bogot Colombia. 01/04 - 05/06. Established, and organized a camp volunteer, focused in help children and out-of-school youths. Prepared course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts to students between 7 and 16 on topics such as social issues, ethics, contemporary religious thought, Christian beliefs and traditions.

Tutoring Approach:

My tutoring is entirely flexible and built around your needs.

Book now and get 50% off your first lesson.

One-to-One tuition is a great option to work on your specific and individual language needs. If you are not beginner, I will carry out an assessment of your current level which combined with your goals will allow me to design a learning programme to develop your abilities with a clear objective in mind.

My mission is to help you to acquire language skills that not only enables you to understand Spanish in different contexts, but also allows you to express yourself confidently and effectively in different situations.

What do I do to achieve this goal?
1. Identify your learning style.
2. Establish a syllabus.
3. Use creative and varied didactic
resources.

What I can offer you?

1) Traditional Spanish lessons: These are structured following the Common European Framework. This course is typically taught through written work in workbooks and verbal exercises introduced in textbooks. Each section has a variety of activities to help you to develop listening, reading, speaking, writing and pronunciation skills.

2) Specialized Spanish lessons: Just tell me how you want to learn and I will create lessons that focus on your interests and objectives (additional costs). Lessons are created and designed especially for your linguistic interests, such as Spanish for business (for Spain and Latin America), medical Spanish for Health Care Professionals, Spanish culture, literature, history and Politics.

3)Learning Modules: If you already have Spanish basic knowledge the lessons can be based upon whatever aspect of the Spanish language you would like to focus on or skill you want to improve.

Location:
Lesson can be held at your home, office or any other suitable location of your choice.

Subjects
  • Italian
  • 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.)
  • Spanish
  • 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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Marie (Mrs)
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Subjects: Website design  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am French and mother of 2. In 2004 I registered with OFSTED to teach French to young children, being Ofsted registered gives parents the peace of mind that I have a CRB, Insurance, Training and allows parents to pay me with Childcare vouchers. ...
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Personal Description:
I am French and mother of 2.
In 2004 I registered with OFSTED to teach French to young children, being Ofsted registered gives parents the peace of mind that I have a CRB, Insurance, Training and allows parents to pay me with Childcare vouchers.

Teaching Experience:

I used to tutor French to adults only when I lived in Czech Republic and Germany 15 years ago.

From 2004 I taught mostly children and toddlers and since 2009 I am teaching an increasing number of GCSE students, A Level and adults of all levels.
I cater for all students irrespective of ability including those with challenging needs.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is adapted to the student ability. I use a lot of very varied resources and try to make the tuition fun.

The fee stated is for tuition from my home. If you wish to have tuition from your home or office please add 5.00 + taxi cost (if more than 15 minutes walk).

Subjects
  • Website design
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£16 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£19 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£23 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£26 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£26 p.h.)


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Ian (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a mature retired primary school teacher and have taught all through my career . I live in chesterfield and i live life to the full enjoying keep fit , walking in the country and playing music . ...
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Personal Description:
I am a mature retired primary school teacher and have taught all through my career .
I live in chesterfield and i live life to the full enjoying keep fit , walking in the country and playing music .

Teaching Experience:

I have taught throughout my career which has spanned over thrirty years in primary schools across the primary age range
In addition i have tutored for over twenty years also at the primary age range and have tutored in maths and english at all levels within the primary curriculum.

Tutoring Approach:

I am an enthusiastic teacher and I try to use praise as much as possible to encourage pupils .
WHere children find the subject difficult, i aways try to start from what they do know and take the learning forward in gradual steps .

I feel it is important to build up a friendly rapport with the learner and I always like to give extra time in reviewing the lesson with parents and suggesting ways forward to increase learning.

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


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Banji (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I have achieved a first class degree in Accounting and Business Management. Since then, I have set up my own tutoring business. I am great with children and I find it easy to relate to struggles and problems that they may be facing in school. I aim t ...
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I have achieved a first class degree in Accounting and Business Management. Since then, I have set up my own tutoring business. I am great with children and I find it easy to relate to struggles and problems that they may be facing in school. I aim to help improve student's ability in Maths and where applicable offer transferable skills that could be useful in other subjects.

Teaching Experience:

I have experience of teaching in summer schools in East London to children aged 5-17. I have also had work experience in Shooter's Hill Sixth Form teaching GCSE Maths. For the last three years I have helped guide students to passing the 11+, achieving great results at their Year 6 SATs and building confidence in students that were not fond of Maths prior to meeting me. I am able to stay up to date with the national curriculum and show students a number of ways of how to arrive at the correct answer.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to teaching Maths is locating areas of where there is lack of understanding and building foundation from there. The most common problem is that some concepts have not been understood and therefore the student cannot go further until it is understood. It is therefore pivotal that an initial assessment takes place.

Teaching is something that I enjoy doing. I believe in clarity and tend to teach people in methods which I wish I was taught. I break things down and offer plenty chances for the student to ask questions. My approach to tutoring is to equip the student with relevant knowledge first then immediate application. I want to create an environment where the student can inform me if they do not understand the topic. I like to give simple questions until they are confident enough to deal with an advanced question. I believe in encouraging students and making the learning process exciting and fun.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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Julia (Mrs)
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Subjects: Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: What makes my classes the best option to learn Russian? - You will acquire Russian naturally in a fun and stress-free learning atmosphere. - You will be learning with a native speaker. - You will make progress every single lesson without excepti ...
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Personal Description:
What makes my classes the best option to learn Russian?

- You will acquire Russian naturally in a fun and stress-free learning atmosphere.
- You will be learning with a native speaker.
- You will make progress every single lesson without exception! My lessons are result focussed and highly engaging.
- You will save time by learning from the most effective language acquisition techniques.
- You will have an online access to your individualised lessons materials via your personal Moodle account enabling you to learn anywhere anytime.
- You may choose to take classes according to your needs.
- No obligation initial consultation.

My classes are for

- Adults, Business and Travel
- Children of Russian heritage or working towards a qualification

My lessons for children are based around
- developing your child's speech, reading and writing,
- improving his comprehension
- building her Russian vocabulary to the "educated" standard,
- learning about Russian culture and history
- working on language intereferance and language code switching.
In my teaching children I use proven methods and stragegies developed in American and German schools specifically for biligual children, as well as materials created by a very talented Olga Soboleva.

Teaching Experience:

Teaching adults and children both at prep school and privately.

Tutoring Approach:

As Stephen Krashen puts it, "Simply being a native speaker of a language does not in of itself qualify one as a teacher of that language. Conscious and extensive knowledge of grammar does not make one a language teacher either. Rather, the defining characteristic of a good teacher is someone who can make input comprehensible to a non-native speaker, regardless of his or her level of competence in the target language."

Your primary goal as a student is to learn a language. In that regard my primary job as a tutor is to guarantee the effectiveness of your learning process in relation to your needs and expectations.

How do I achieve that? First and most importantly by combining the right set of tools in my teaching repertoire:

- TPRS - Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling - is at the core of my methodology.

Traditionally there has been a prejudiced view that only certain people can 'do' languages. That only smart students can become proficient and that only the really smart can move on to advanced study. TPRS has demonstrated that the vast majority of students can achieve high levels of success at all levels of foreign language study, and that acquiring a second language isn't nearly as difficult as we teachers sometimes make it. TPRS is making particular headway in language classrooms across the US and considerable research has been done and published on its efficacy.

TPRS works because it is brain-friendly and multi-sensory methodology, fitting the needs of various learning styles. Students develop a real "ear for the language," learning to listen and respond to what sounds right.

- Teaching grammar in meaningful context from day one
The focus is first and foremost on the message, with realistic expectations (level-appropriate) for grammatical accuracy. My philosophy is that of John DeMado: "Linguistic accuracy is a destination, not a point of departure." My way of teaching grammar is based on usefulness, frequency of use and level appropriateness.

- Tremendous amount of Comprehensible Input.

This approach supports the language acquisition theory by Stephen Krashen, who says: "We acquire language in only one way, when we understand messages, that is when we obtain comprehensible input."

- Reading as a major component of learning process.

In his book, The Power of Reading: Insights into the Research, 2nd edition, (p. 37) Stephen Krashen states, "Studies showing that reading enhances literacy development lead to what should be an uncontroversial conclusion: Reading is good for you. The research, however, supports a stronger conclusion: Reading is the only way we become good readers, develop good writing style, an adequate vocabulary, advanced grammatical competence, and the only way we become good spellers."

- Teaching Russian to heritage speakers as a language arts/social science.

What students say:

"As a language teacher myself, I was very particular about the kind of Russian lessons I wanted: communicative, engaging, learning through interaction. I didn't want to get bogged down in grammar but instead to focus on useful vocabulary and phrases I could actually use in Moscow during my regular visits. Julia's lessons have fitted this brief perfectly. Even in our first lesson, I was using Russian to interact in a very simple way, which gave me a huge confidence boost. Julia got to know me well in the initial lesson and then tailored all our classes to my interests and daily activities, making the lessons really relevant and interesting. I initially explained to Julia that I could only do 20 minutes homework a day while commuting into work. She therefore provided vocabulary flashcards I could use on the train to maximise this time. The whole service is bespoke! Julia is a patient, encouraging and engaging teacher "
I would highly recommend her lessons." Sarah, Surbiton

"I took about 5 months of private lessons with Julia, in preparation for a long motorcycle trip around Northern and Central Asia. Although I had been learning a bit of Russian a few years back, I had forgotten everything. In 5 months I went from not speaking any Russian to be able to speak simple sentences, ask questions, explain situations, and feel confident that I can find my way round in any situation that may arise through the trip. Julia impressed me by her enthusiasm, by how much research, effort and preparation she put in, to design the lessons to fit my specific needs, for this journey. I definitely would recommend her to my friends and anyone who wants to learn Russian fast and efficiently." Maria, New Malden

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

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Stas (Mr)
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Subjects: Combined Science  |  Chemistry  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a teacher at a GCSE and Sixth Form college in west London. I have a podcast about education, Education Bookcast. I cover one book or article on education research per week, for the benefit of teachers, parents, and anybody else who is intereste ...
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I am a teacher at a GCSE and Sixth Form college in west London.
I have a podcast about education, Education Bookcast. I cover one book or article on education research per week, for the benefit of teachers, parents, and anybody else who is interested.
I have been tutoring since 2006.
I also write educational software.
I am a Chemical Engineering graduate from Trinity College, Cambridge.

Teaching Experience:

I started tutoring in 2006. My students have been of a variety of levels and backgrounds, ranging from Key Stage 3 Foundation level students to GCSE, A-level, and university students.

Here are some of the things my students have to say about me:

"Stas is an excellent tutor, I am studying Mechanical Engineering and his knowledge of Maths, Mechanics and Thermo Dynamics is extensive. He explained things in a clear and precise way and was always well prepared for the sessions. He was also punctual and reliable; it was a pleasure to learn from him."
Jack, Liverpool University

"I am currently studying Chemical Engineering, and Stas tutored me for Process Engineering, his teaching was nothing but the best, i understood the course in no time. He explains everything from the basics, something i wanted. Honestly, I will recommend him any day! He is a brilliant tutor."
Zahra, Manchester University

"Stas is an enthusiastic and patient Maths tutor. He has provided me with some very good examples, and has been a great help."
Jim, Manchester Metropolitan University, MA Bioinformatics

"Stas is a great tutor. I feel much more confident with Maths now then I did when we first started. It is evident in my grades that Stas has helped me improve in Maths. He is very good at explaining the material that I don't understand; he uses different scenarios to help explain them which enables me to apply Maths to real life situations. I enjoyed our tuition sessions, as Stas made Maths fun!"
Sehr, Manchester, A-level Maths

"This has been our first experience of using a tutor and it has been very good, thanks to Stas. Not only is he very reliable, but my son has enjoyed the sessions and learnt a great deal in terms of problem solving with his maths, Further Maths and Physics. Stas has also been able to help with some more complex Chemistry work. So far, they have worked through the more challenging sections of the Further Maths syllabus and past papers. Most importantly, my son finds their sessions extremely useful and Stas inspirational to work with."
Tamlyn, London

"My son, Alex was having problem with Biology, so far he had only few lessons with Stas but there's been a huge improvement in his grade already. We have been so impressed with Stas's teaching techniques, that we are taking on extra lessons in Maths and Physics with Stas. Stas is the most genuine teacher I've come across, there is no nonsense with him. I can see that Stas truly enjoys teaching and more importantly my son finds learning from Stas is so enjoyable."
Mel, Cheshire

"Stas has been extremely helpful. He has helped me with my math problems even though I am a mature Masters student. Stas was very patient with me and took the time to fully understand my math learning needs and difficulties. He took the time to understand the methods I had been previously taught but did not fully understand. He analyzed what my difficulties and issues were regarding math basics. Stas is a very professional and an effective teacher. I would highly recommend Stas to anyone who requires a math tutor."
Paola

Tutoring Approach:

Different people have different problems, so it would be somewhat inflexible to have a completely "catch-all" approach to how to teach people.

However, I tend to prefer a teaching style where the student is as active as possible. I usually acheive this by trying to get the student to reason through problems themselves, while helping them along the way. In my experience, this also helps me see where there are gaps in the student's knowledge, and helps me understand their thought process. (It is imperative to understand where the student is in their understanding.) It also helps approach a very common problem with students, which is fear, or lack of confidence - being encouraged to think through ideas and problems which they find difficult in a safe and non-judgmental environment can help them develop a better attitude to their subject.

I also try to offer connections with, and examples from, everyday life. I generally draw and use diagrams as much as possible, or even use props, as I find it to be the most expressive way of teaching.

I am also very enthusiastic about Science and Maths. I often find that this ends up rubbing off on some of my students!

Subjects
  • Combined Science
  • GCSE or Standards (£80 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (£80 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£80 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (£80 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£80 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (£80 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£80 p.h.)


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Fernando (Mr)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE), University of Plymouth.Uk Diploma in Social Policy and Criminology. The Open University. Uk Licenciado en Antropología Social, Universidad Nacional de Trujillo-Perú. Uk equivalent Bachiller en Ciencias ...
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Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE), University of Plymouth.Uk
Diploma in Social Policy and Criminology. The Open University. Uk
Licenciado en Antropología Social, Universidad Nacional de Trujillo-Perú. Uk equivalent
Bachiller en Ciencias Sociales. Universidad Nacional de Trujillo-Perú. Uk equivalent

Fernando has been delivering Spanish Lessons to adults in the UK since 2003. He has extensive experience both in the corporate and public sectors. He even used to train Anthropology students in Trujillo-Perú. Prior to 2003 he was Spanish Interpreter and Translator for the Police in Devon and Cornwall.

After a long time in Devon, Fernando moved near Birmingham in 2010 and loves the opportunities that this city affords. In his free time he plays music and dance. He is also a Self-healer and interested in Shamanism and Natural Healing. I have moved to Broadstairs - Kent, since March 2014 and I will continue delivering Spanish lessons.

Teaching Experience:

1986 - 1989 National University of Trujillo-Peru. Social Sciences Faculty. Worked as a member of staff under contract to the department of Archaeology and Anthropology of this Faculty during the period commencing August 1986 and ending July 1989.



2001 - 2003 Exeter College: Teaching Practice (1 day per week for semester 1 and 2). Teaching Observation and Student Support in Spanish language. Assessing learning needs and Spanish Conversation.
University of Exeter: Teaching Practice (3 days per week for intermediate Spanish Students) Tutorials and Guiding to Spanish Students (groups and one to one basis) Covering aspects of grammar, speaking, writing, reading and translation.
2004-2005 Devon County Council. Contracted by Devon Adult and Community Learning to deliver 60 hour Spanish course between September 2004 and July 2005. Ivybridge, Dawlish and South Dartmoor Community Colleges: . Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced levels.

2008 - 2009 UK VIVENTIAL- Trujillo-Perú. Teaching English and Spanish. Delivering and evaluation
2010_ pres. Spanish Tutor at Communicaid, organizing and delivering intensive or part-time Spanish courses.

Tutoring Approach:

Diagnosis of learning, Problem Solving, Team Work, Continuous Assessments, Setting and Marking, Keeping Records, Tutor Role, Meetings, Reflective Learning, Independent Learning, Able to get on well with students of all different ages, ability levels. Confidence to lecture to groups or individually, Taking responsibility for learning, Enthusiastic and able to motivate students, Patience and sense of humour. Competent knowledge of wide range of computing packages and good keyboard skills. Use of new Technologies OHP. Educational Practical activities based on real life experiences.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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Alex (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: Associate Lecturer at Birkbeck College, University of London. ...
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Associate Lecturer at Birkbeck College, University of London.

Teaching Experience:

Retired Lecturer with many years of experience tutoring mathematics.

Tutoring Approach:

My main focus is to consider past examination papers as soon as possible.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

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Rod (Mr)
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Subjects: Accounting  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: **Currently I am teaching Accountancy for a leading Professional Training company involving a variety of students, young and adult, many ethnicities. I also author study books, present webinars and assess work. I specialise in all AAT subjects (Lev ...
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**Currently I am teaching Accountancy for a leading Professional Training company involving a variety of students, young and adult, many ethnicities. I also author study books, present webinars and assess work.
I specialise in all AAT subjects (Level 1,2, 3 & 4), Sage and Excel.
Available for ACCA, CIMA, etc.

**I am a reliable, clear, knowledgeable and organised teacher.
Will assess and adapt to your learning style.

**Outside work, I enjoy family life, socialising with friends and still playing football despite creaking legs.

Teaching Experience:

##Currently providing online tuition for AAT modules, including recorded lectures, webinars and authoring textbooks and practice questions.

##In the past:-TEACHER and ACCOUNTANT
FE college lecturer-12 years teaching Accountancy & Sage
Private academy-training AAT apprentices.

##Various roles as Financial Controller, Auditor, etc for small and large companies (P&O, etc)
Four years in practice.

Tutoring Approach:

=The first session will be about getting to know each other, and what you expect to achieve-what subjects do you want tuition on, when do you want to complete, will this be your primary source of tuition, what is your learning style, and any needs particular to yourself.
From here we can be as flexible as we both agree, but I do believe in being organised, so there will be a plan.

=I enjoy tutoring both groups and individuals, and while achievement is the priority, I hope you will enjoy studying with me.

# Please note that where assistance is needed relating to a specific syllabus (e.g.ACCA, AAT, etc) tutoring rates will apply. However if assistance is needed relating to a commercial project then consultancy rates may need to be discussed #

Subjects
  • Accounting
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

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Thomas (Mr)
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Subjects: Accounting  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Associate Chartered Accountant with the ICAEW and first class mathematics graduate from the University of Warwick. Have enjoyed studying mathematics and finance academically and for pleasure for over a decade, including helping others to advance thei ...
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Associate Chartered Accountant with the ICAEW and first class mathematics graduate from the University of Warwick. Have enjoyed studying mathematics and finance academically and for pleasure for over a decade, including helping others to advance their understanding and enthusiasm for the subjects along the way. I'm also a proud educational volunteer as a Non-Executive Director and School Governor of a Secondary Academy. Mathematics and education aside, I'm a book lover, piano player and keen (but not quite pro) skier.

Teaching Experience:

Non-Executive Director and School Governor of a Secondary Academy, serving on the Finance and Teaching/Learning committees and as a Governor in charge of the Mathematics department. I've also helped others to advance their understanding and enthusiasm for mathematics for over a decade.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is to prepare and inspire each student to want to understand the questions and to ultimately explain the answers to me. I constantly ask questions that encourage them to strip each question back to its mathematical basics, enabling them to build upon their knowledge to reach the answer, having fully understood how they arrived at it. Studying mathematics (and finance) for over a decade, and helping others to excel in the subject along the way, has taught me that confidence and enjoyment are key; and confidence and enjoyment are exactly what I instill in each of my students.

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


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Kangkang (Miss)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a graduate student from University of Bath major in Interpreting and Translating(Chinese/English) and I've got a bachelors degree on Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages from Beijing Language and Culture University. Teaching Mandarin ...
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Personal Description:
I am a graduate student from University of Bath major in Interpreting and Translating(Chinese/English) and I've got a bachelors degree on Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages from Beijing Language and Culture University. Teaching Mandarin and Maths are what I'm good at. I'm quite easygoing and very good with kids.

Teaching Experience:

Part time Mandarin teacher at Prior Park College(Bath, March 2016- June 2016) - teaching A level and GCSE Mandarin.
Teaching assistant at Beijing Language and Culture University - teaching adult students Mandarin and Chinese culture relating course.

Tutoring Approach:

Approach to tutoring depends on the level of my student and the purpose of learning Mandarin. For exam purpose I will be more focused on helping the student learn exam relating materials and help him/her improve through practicing. For beginner level, I will be focusing more on combining Chinese culture related knowledge with language learning so the student will have a better understanding of the linguistic and cultural difference and it will be a good base for future learning.

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


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Martin (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a qualified Mathematics teacher currently working as a full time teacher. I am available during weekdays after 4pm and weekends (Flexible). I have worked in various schools as a Maths teacher, hence fully understand the national curriculum of ...
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I am a qualified Mathematics teacher currently working as a full time teacher. I am available during weekdays
after 4pm and weekends (Flexible). I have worked in various schools as a Maths teacher, hence fully understand the national curriculum of each year group.
I am a patient and motivating teacher. I have helped many young learners to achieve great results in Maths.

Teaching Experience:

As mentioned above, I am a qualified teacher. Apart from my full time job as a teacher, I take private tuition for children from year 5 to GCSE. I have 6 years of private tutoring experience.

I use a variety of approaches whilst tutoring. It varies from pure problem solving, questioning, activities, Bingo Maths, Treasure hunt etc.

Tutoring Approach:

Being a Maths teacher, I strongly believe that one cannot excel in Maths without a strong foundation of basic Maths skills. My main focus area would be to give a clear understanding of the basics of each topic.

In order to identify the weaker areas, I conduct an initial assessment. I plan lessons based on the result of the Initial assessment.
I am a strong believer of extended work. Hence each learner will be given homework.
Practicing exam style questions is very important to achieve better results in exams and moving ahead in class sets. I give importance to homework and exam style questions.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£22.5 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)

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Joanne (Mrs)
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Subjects: Law  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: A dynamic, motivated and highly personable senior Solicitor, with a wealth of civil litigation, employment, contract and consumer law experience honed during a progressive 20 year career. Uniquely adept at operating as a strategic thinker, creative ...
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A dynamic, motivated and highly personable senior Solicitor, with a wealth of civil litigation, employment, contract and consumer law experience honed during a progressive 20 year career.
Uniquely adept at operating as a strategic thinker, creative problem solver and mentor of people, with a proven track record of success, cultivated from developing relationships of trust and transparency with both private clients, businesses and external companies.
A highly versatile individual, able to adapt quickly, integrate and collaborate effectively, and communicate with many different audiences face to face, online, by email and telephone.

Teaching Experience:

I am new to private tutoring but have a vast amount of experience of assisting individuals and businesses. I have been called upon on many occasions to provide training sessions to small and large groups, to appear on national television, and local and national radio.
The law is a fascinating area to study, and I have a passion for it - which I am aware from feedback, comes across in my training sessions.
I can provide tutoring from my home, online (email and skype) or at a student's home.

Tutoring Approach:

To see the wider picture of the law so that a full understanding can be gained. To make learning the law as much fun and as interesting as possible.

Subjects
  • Law
  • 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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