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Kathy (Mrs)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I began studying Spanish at the age of 13. Although I had a passion for Spain and it's country since I was 9. I achieved O'level and A'level Spanish and then went on to Wolverhampton University to Study a Diploma in Languages and Business Studies in ...
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Personal Description:
I began studying Spanish at the age of 13. Although I had a passion for Spain and it's country since I was 9. I achieved O'level and A'level Spanish and then went on to Wolverhampton University to Study a Diploma in Languages and Business Studies in Spanish and Russian.

Teaching Experience:

I began Spanish tuition over 30 years ago. I now have my own Spanish Tuition Business where I tailor Spanish Tuition courses to suit the individual and at a pace conducive to successful learning. Two years ago I worked with the BBC on their Spanish learning programmes for key stage 3 and 4.

Tutoring Approach:

I cater for visual (learn by seeing), auditory (learn by hearing) and kinesthetic (learn by doing) learners and, in general, I find it beneficial to incorporate all of these learning approaches into a typical Spanish tuition lesson to keep it interesting and engaging.

A teacher should have the ability to identify the needs of a student and to plan and design a course pertinent to that student. A teacher should be able to recognize learning styles and adapt their teaching accordingly in order to deliver and facilitate learning. A teacher needs to assess his or her students in order to ascertain their knowledge gained and give constructive and developmental feedback. Above al, the most important quality is a student must feel free to approach the tutor with confidence and ask any question. It's easy to teach, the test is whether they have learnt. A good sense of humor is essential, no one learns when they are unhappy.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£26 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£26 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£26 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£26 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£26 p.h.)

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Michael (Mr)
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Subjects: Self Defense  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I'm a friendly and relaxed family man. My passion is teaching Self Defence, based on Filipino Martial Arts. You can be sure that you will receive the very best in comprehensive instruction. ...
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I'm a friendly and relaxed family man.
My passion is teaching Self Defence, based on Filipino Martial Arts.
You can be sure that you will receive the very best in comprehensive instruction.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught masters of other martial arts systems, and travelled to the homeland of Kali (Philippines) to learn from the best.

I have had ex students who have gone on to teach Arnis Kali Eskrima themselves, which I'm happy to see them start there own journey in martial arts.

Tutoring Approach:

I love to teach......I have no other hobbies. .....I'm 100 percent devoted to my students. I do however expect the same in return. It's not easy training....but worth the effort.

Subjects
  • Self Defense
  • Adult/Casual learner (£10 p.h.)

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Maria (Mrs)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello! I am Maria. I am a Spanish who has been living in Bedford for two years. I have got plenty of experience in teaching one to one and other education methods. I just love teaching as I think that what you teach someone remains there forever, it ...
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Hello! I am Maria. I am a Spanish who has been living in Bedford for two years. I have got plenty of experience in teaching one to one and other education methods. I just love teaching as I think that what you teach someone remains there forever, it is like a gift for live. I reckon that learning is the best human ability and I like being part of that.

Teaching Experience:

I have a great background teaching both children and adults. I started tutoring children when I was a student at the university and then I carried on doing it for a few years. I worked also for many years in a science company where I provided science classes in schools as well as activities, shows and workshops.
I also have a broad experience teaching Spanish and helping my students either to pass their language test or to be able to communicate while living or going on holiday to Spain and South America.

Tutoring Approach:

Language are the key to communicate, and that is always in my mind when I teach spanish. The lessons are always dynamic and guided to make students speak and understand quickly and successfully. It's a different method designed to enjoy learning from the beginning and really focused on pronunciation.

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

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Charles (Mr)
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Subjects: Drama  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am currently studying for a Masters Degree at the University of Bedfordshire in Theatre Research having completed my undergraduate in Theatre and Professional Practice. My area of expertise involves the Representation of Trans in Political Image ba ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently studying for a Masters Degree at the University of Bedfordshire in Theatre Research having completed my undergraduate in Theatre and Professional Practice. My area of expertise involves the Representation of Trans in Political Image based theatre, as well as adapting text for stage.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught at a few different places during my undergraduate degree at different age ranges including, Lower School students age 5-8, Secondary school students from 12-16 and also A-level students. Following on from this I have also tutored students who are currently in their final year of their undergraduate course.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is very simple, I guide my students but it is down to you to lead the way and come up with the answers and the creative ideas yourself. With Theatre and Drama there is no right and wrong, so you can't get things wrong, the important thing is to try out different ideas and see which idea works best for the topic you are dealing with.

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

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Stephen (Mr)
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Subjects: History  |  PE / Sport Science  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am currently a first year student at the University of Bedfordshire, studying Sport's Management, with a keen interest specifically in Sports Development. Throughout my prior educational years I have had a strong passion for both Physical Educat ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently a first year student at the University of Bedfordshire, studying Sport's Management, with a keen interest specifically in Sports Development.

Throughout my prior educational years I have had a strong passion for both Physical Education and History, and was able to learn a great deal under some fantastic teaching methods. Whilst in Primary School i was enrolled with a tutor and found the experience valuable and gave me a step ahead when taking exams.

Teaching Experience:

Although no current teaching experience, I have realised that eventually I would like to go into a full time teaching role, and with my previous experience would find an opportunity of tutoring and teaching extremely rewarding.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is that learning can be very easy given the correct manner in which taught.

I would be willing to listen to pupils and parents and engage in where they feel they need to improve as well as teaching the curriculum required to have a good understanding and knowledge of the subject in hand.

I would make the learning of the subject interesting but also with a proffesional approach allowing the pupil to deliver and fulfil there maximum potential.

Subjects
  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£9 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)
  • PE / Sport Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£9 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)


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Dave (Mr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: testimonials: "He delivered the content with passion and skill, I'm now at medical school thanks largely to him." "Dave always taught chemistry in a memorable, relevant way, and it felt like we didn't just do everything for the exam. I had a grea ...
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testimonials:
"He delivered the content with passion and skill, I'm now at medical school thanks largely to him."
"Dave always taught chemistry in a memorable, relevant way, and it felt like we didn't just do everything for the exam. I had a great time with him as my teacher."
"He teaches in a way which makes us learn and remember. He makes us write down his hip-hop "chemical raps" in the back of our books,"
"I regularly still rap the second law of thermodynamics. Typically on a first date. Hasn't worked yet, but boy do I remember it. Thanks Dave for all your work!"
​"You were an inspirational teacher, and your enthusiasm carried me all the way to my PhD! If you're half as good a tutor you'll do just fine. Good luck!"
"You were my inspiration as a PGCE student!! All the very best in your retirement!"
"He managed to get me a B grade at A level which I doubted was anywhere near possible....
He is highly knowledgeable, patient and most of all able to make science both fun and accessible. Making the concepts come alive made learning more fun but they also stuck around long enough in my grey matter for me to make the grade; far exceeding my expectations! I still remember the physical representation of entropy as he leapt from bench to floor! Immense! HIGHLY, HIGHLY RECOMMEND AND I AM NOT EASILY IMPRESSED!!!"

Teaching Experience:

Ex-Head of Science and Head of Chemistry from a top Bedfordshire Upper School. A highly experienced school chemistry teacher with over 30 years of experience in schools in UK, Australia and in one-to one private tuition. I offer online or face to face lessons at home.

Tutoring Approach:

Teaching and learning are complex processes whose success relies on a trusting relationship between student and teacher. Initially, I will question, listen, challenge and probe to discover a student depth of knowledge, ability to think scientifically and their aspirations. This will enable me to identify areas of weakness and work at developing confidence in expressing ideas orally and in writing. Finally, practising exam questions will help develop in-depth understanding and skills of problem solving and analysis.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (£45 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£45 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (£45 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£45 p.h.)


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Annabel (Miss)
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Subjects: Special Needs  |  Psychology  |  Geography  |  History  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: Imagination; innovation; inspiration - tuition tailored to the individual and designed not just to educate, but to inspire! Annabel is a professional and capable tutor who has many years experience working with children, teenagers and adults. Hig ...
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Personal Description:
Imagination; innovation; inspiration - tuition tailored to the individual and designed not just to educate, but to inspire!

Annabel is a professional and capable tutor who has many years experience working with children, teenagers and adults. Highly motivated, creative and intuitive, she puts enjoyment at the heart of every lesson and believes everybody has the potential to improve and excel. Annabel has a DBS clearance and also has a certificate in 'Level 3 Safeguarding Children'.

Annabel effectively tailors every lesson to the individual and is able to utilise her skills in order to ensure every tutee is given tuition to suit their personal learning style. Equally adept with pre-schoolers and GCSE students, Annabel enjoys the challenge and subsequent rewards that come from working with a wide age-range. Specialist tuition for those with dyslexia, dyscalculia and dyspraxia is offered to encourage confidence and proficiency when learning new ideas and concepts.


IMPORTANT NOTES

★ Tuition is carried out at Annabel's own venue. People learn more effectively outside of their home environment and also this enables Annabel to keep session costs down. All tutees are entitled to an introductory session (normally priced) before paying for a block of five or ten sessions. Online tuition is offered for those who cannot travel to the venue.

★ Hourly rates for secondary students increase if Annabel has to do extra preparation, or buy additional materials, and all KS3, GCSE and EFL students will be given an induction before a set price is given (this is never over £23 per hour for KS3 and £25 per hour for GCSE/EFL). EFL lessons cover those who are working to at least a 'Lower Elementary Level' and, unfortunately, Annabel is unable to offer English tuition to those who speak only single words, or no English. ​

Teaching Experience:

Qualifications

-BA Hons History Degree (Open University).

-NCFE Level 3 `Teaching Assistant` diploma.

-CPD Level 3 certificate in 'Safeguarding Children - Designated Officer'.

-ITA TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) Advanced Certificate.

-NCFE Level 4 diploma in `Counselling & Psychotherapy`.

-NCFE Level 4 diploma in `Caring for People with Learning Disabilities`.

-NCC Level 3 certificate in 'Special Educational Needs'.

-A-Levels in English, Psychology and Health & Social Care.

-A-C grade GCSE`s in ALL tutored subjects.

-NCFE Level 3 diploma in `Ecology`.

-NCFE Level 3 diploma in `Meteorology`.

-NCFE Level 2 diploma in `Equality & Diversity`.

-NCFE Level 2 diploma in `Business & Administration`.

Tutoring Approach:

★ Tuition for children aged 3-11 includes letter and number floor mats, outdoor activities, project work, games, drama and role-play - as well as traditional desk-based activities.
★ Tuition for students over 11 years includes slide-show presentations, games, reading and writing activities, essay-writing guidance and project work.

Subjects
  • Special Needs
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • Psychology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)

  • Geography
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£22 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£18 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£22 p.h.)


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Alexandra (Ms)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  English  |  History  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: From an early age I have had a passionate interest in singing and have gained grade 1-8. I have sung in a variety of classical contexts and have performed in choirs and operas as a Soloist. In addition to this I have a love of travelling and have wo ...
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Personal Description:
From an early age I have had a passionate interest in singing and have gained grade 1-8. I have sung in a variety of classical contexts and have performed in choirs and operas as a Soloist.
In addition to this I have a love of travelling and have worked on a kibbutz in Israel which was very interesting and character forming.
As part of my work in schools I have travelled to Greece as part of a teacher development programme. This involved trips with colleagues where research was carried out on the Acropolis and the Minoan Civilisation and have fed this in to my own development as a Teacher of History.
I have also been part of a range of school trips; Battlefields in France, Rome and London to name some of the more high profile visits.
Generally, I enjoy exercising, particularly swimming and walking, I have a love of good food and wine and relish socialising. I also enjoy literature both classical and modern.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching History for nearly eighteen years both in UK Secondary Schools and in Private International Schools abroad. I have a real passion for teaching and have been praised by Ofsted, parents and students for my enthusiasm, commitment and very high examination results.
My career began in Cornwall in the late 1990's in a wonderful rural setting with a great deal of local History. i spent seven years teaching there and I had over eighty percent of the students choosing History as a GCSE option.
I was very fortunate to teach in a very prestigious private school abroad and managed to raise the level of interest in History as a GCSE option significantly and achieved amazing results in both schools.
I also have a great deal of experience of teaching GCSE English and English as a Foreign Language both in the UK and overseas.
After eighteen years my love for teaching has never ceased and I hope to engage more students and create a real passion for History for many more years to come.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring varies a great deal from student to student depending on their level and ability.
I always show a very supportive and flexible approach if needed and a firmer style if examinations are approaching. Students always feel secure and enjoy our lessons together and always achieve a pleasing result.
I have also taught a great deal of English to Second Language students especially when I taught in Greece and Cyprus and was amazed how quickly they could improve with one to one tuition.
I am available to teach in the evenings and over the Summer holidays as well

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)

  • History
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)

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Juan (Mrs)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Qualification:(ICA)International Certificate Of Accreditation In Teaching Chinese As A Foreign Language. I am kind and patient person. I love children and I have passion to teach people Chinese ( Mandarin). Native speak mandarin; excellent written a ...
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Personal Description:
Qualification:(ICA)International Certificate Of Accreditation In Teaching Chinese As A Foreign Language.
I am kind and patient person. I love children and I have passion to teach people Chinese ( Mandarin). Native speak mandarin; excellent written and verbal; Always encourage and always find new way to help children or adults to quickly understand and grasp the Chinese meaning.

I live in UK for more than 13 years, I have family and 2 children.

Teaching Experience:

so far, I work at Milton Keynes Chinese School and private lesson. Also I have many years of experience at school in China, teaching students privately and in school classes ranging from beginner to upper-intermediate/advanced. Experience of working with young children of different cultural backgrounds and designing lessons to suit individual needs. I completed the International Mandarin Teaching qualifications.

Tutoring Approach:

For one on one lesson or online
Age :3 years old - adult
Level: Beginner-Senior

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£22 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£22 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£22 p.h.)

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Chris (Mr)
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Subjects: Website design  |  Physics  |  Maths  |  English  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  |  Combined Science  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am an honours graduate of computer science and electronics. I spent 17 years in corporate management before becoming self employed as, among other things, a freelance lecturer. I am a professional life coach and tutor for enjoyment. Please note, ...
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Personal Description:
I am an honours graduate of computer science and electronics. I spent 17 years in corporate management before becoming self employed as, among other things, a freelance lecturer. I am a professional life coach and tutor for enjoyment.

Please note, I will generally add a call out fee to the tuition fee shown, which goes some way to covering petrol and time in getting to you and home again. This is usually £6 or less - I can confirm the final figure with you when I know approximately where you are.

Teaching Experience:

I taught freelance for Bedford College for 4 years, and have been tutoring for 9 years. I have qualifications in adult teaching, and my coaching qualification also helps a lot.

Tutoring Approach:

Effective tutoring is a wonderful opportunity because I can tailor what I do very specifically for the student I'm working with, and that's as much about their personality and stress levels as it is about the material we're working with. I believe in teaching understanding rather than isolated rules, it builds confidence and security and does not rely on memory. My sessions are as relaxed and fun-filled as I can possibly make them without sacrificing the learning task before us.

Subjects
  • Website design
  • 11+ (secondary) (£27 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£27 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£27 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (£27 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£27 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£27 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£27 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£27 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£27 p.h.)
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (£24 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£27 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£27 p.h.)

  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • 11+ (secondary) (£27 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£27 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£27 p.h.)
  • Combined Science
  • 11+ (secondary) (£27 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£27 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£27 p.h.)


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Gemma (Miss)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Entrance Exams  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am an experienced teacher who is enthusiastic and devoted to teaching. I am an organised individual who is always punctual. ...
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Personal Description:
I am an experienced teacher who is enthusiastic and devoted to teaching. I am an organised individual who is always punctual.

Teaching Experience:

I have a wide range of experience working with children within both KS1 and KS2. I qualified as a primary teacher 6 years ago and have worked full time in schools in Surrey, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.I have an excellent understanding of the objectives and expectations of the new National Curriculum and I am confident planning lessons to meet every child's needs. I am also familiar with a variety of new assessment tools that schools are using. I have a vast amount of experience preparing children for the year 6 SATS and entrance exams.

I also worked for a tutition company for 18 months. My role was to plan and teach small groups of children up to the age of 13.

For the last three years, I have worked as part of the senior leadership team to lead the school.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that learning should be an enjoyable experience. I enjoy making learning fun and interactive. It is important to tailor the lessons to meet the needs of each individual child. I believe that with the right teacher, all children can achieve their full potential.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£40 p.h.)
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£40 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£40 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£40 p.h.)


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María (Mrs)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: My name is María. I´m a enthusiastic and motivated teacher willing to help you to learn everything you want to know about Spanish language and culture. I believe in a practice-based learning. I think every language is alive and we shouldn't learn it ...
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Personal Description:
My name is María. I´m a enthusiastic and motivated teacher willing to help you to learn everything you want to know about Spanish language and culture. I believe in a practice-based learning. I think every language is alive and we shouldn't learn it as a dead theory.

Teaching Experience:

I'm a qualified teacher with a Spanish-teaching title recognized by University of Barcelona and International House World Organization. I also have a Masters in teaching secondary and languages education (PGCE) and a Bachelors in Fine Arts. I have experience working in secondary schools and adult education in the UK.

I think Art and Language are very close to each other, both of them play an important roll in the world's communication system and in the development of society. Art&Language are pure culture and a very important thing in the development of children too.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that teaching Spanish is much more than teaching a bunch of grammar rules, it's teaching our art, gastronomy, our understanding of life… in short, our culture.

I use a communicative approach to the language, so grammar is always in context and at the service of real communication skills.

I focus on the objectives and needs of each student or small group. In the first lesson I will give you a level test and a content negotiation where you can tell me what grammar and cultural topics you are more interested in and how you prefer to learn them. You are the protagonist of your own education!

To teach in the best possible way I use a wide range of activities that I prepare to fit you.

Subjects
  • 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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Glenor (Ms)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  English  |  Citizenship  |  Business Related  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: As a child, I learned by being told, by beatings, shaming and a strict examination system. As you can imagine I didn't learn much that I could later apply to my academic life. As a result, I became an inveterate learner, always interested in learni ...
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Personal Description:
As a child, I learned by being told, by beatings, shaming and a strict examination system. As you can imagine I didn't learn much that I could later apply to my academic life. As a result, I became an inveterate learner, always interested in learning the next thing. At one point, the drive to learn was because I didn't see myself as being good enough. Later on, that drive became an interest in discovering my own abilities as well as about helping others. I have now learned so much about how not to teach that I have gained good insight into how learning happens. I am keen to ensure all my learners learn how to learn and understand how to apply what they discover.

Teaching Experience:

My background is in teaching, training and facilitation. I have over 25 years experience of teaching in different forms having worked within primary, secondary and further education settings. I am an NVQ / TAQA assessor and trained and assessed Parenting Practitioners and other candidates up to Level 5 in Health & Social Care. I have specialist skills in Personal Effectiveness subjects such as Report Writing, Speed Reading, Presentation Skills.

Tutoring Approach:

Being a private tutor used to be the preserve of only those with the highest qualifications and the greatest experience. Now all that's changed.

However good a tutor is, the learner needs to be astute in order know if the tutor is a good match for her / him. Importantly, making the right choice can be complex.
Here are three tips to help you decide if I am or someone else is right for you. The following tips describe how I teach and how I will enable you to be an independent learner.

1. Look for a tutor who can teach you how to learn
Here's a funny thing… learners study a subject, sometimes for months and years and can come away with no long-term memory of the underpinning principles of the subject. As disturbing, they have no ongoing understanding of the subject. They are unable to apply what they tried to learn. This is easily resolved by clearing up past issues with learning. In Applied Scholastics it is now well known that if as a learner, you are helped to do so, you can learn any subject. This is central to how I teach.

2. Look for tutors who understand the main barriers to learning and can help you overcome them
There are three main barriers to study. They relate to confusion over an idea, missing out critical steps and having unclear ideas about the subject under study. Gaining a day to day facility with overcoming those barriers is key to effective and efficient study. I use these methods to help my own reading and study. I will introduce them to you so that you can use them too.

3. Look for tutors who can help you find the information you need so that you keep expanding your own understanding of the subject

Sometimes, a learner during a course of study will find that s/he wants to give up. Have you ever experienced this? Whenever that happens it is because there is something - an idea, a symbol, a form of punctuation, the use of a word, or something else - that you did not understand. Without the proper factual information on this and without the correct knowledge of why and how this happens, the learner will struggle. Without knowing what remedies to apply, the learner will give up.

When you study, you are investing time and energy. In this case, money too. If you want to discover more about how you learn, what your barriers to study are and how to understand more, you will benefit from being an independent learner. That will repay your investment.

Those three critical points should help you decide if I could be right for you. They briefly describe the way in which I would work with you and enable you to be an independent learner.

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Robert (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a relaxed tutor who teaches at the students pace of learning . I alter the way i teach to each individuals way of learning. I have completed the equivalent of the first year of a maths degree with the open university, i'm now into the second ...
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Personal Description:
I am a relaxed tutor who teaches at the students pace of learning . I alter the way i teach to each individuals way of learning.

I have completed the equivalent of the first year of a maths degree with the open university, i'm now into the second year, I also have a level 2 teaching assistant certificate

Teaching Experience:

I have been tutoring since November 2015

Tutoring Approach:

relaxed approachable tutor who listens to what the student wants to achieve with private tutoring

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
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Folashade (Mrs)
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Subjects: Combined Science  |  Life Science  |  Media / Communication Studies  |  Maths  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I have a degree in Pharmacology and a qualified teacher of Science from KS1 to KS5. I am also an examiner; I mark GCSE papers. I am a very hard working individual who is easily motivated and always ready to adapt and learn new skills. Having had vari ...
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I have a degree in Pharmacology and a qualified teacher of Science from KS1 to KS5. I am also an examiner; I mark GCSE papers. I am a very hard working individual who is easily motivated and always ready to adapt and learn new skills. Having had various opportunities to carry out a variety of laboratory assessments as key components of my course, I am able to work as an individual or as part of a team. As a part of my degree I developed essential and transferable scientific skills. My project title was 'Synthesis and Biochemical Evaluation of Heat Shock Protein Hsp90 inhibitors on MCF-7 breast cancer cells'. Studies on how drugs are discovered, developed and used to treat disease gave me an understanding of how the human body functions and how drugs can be used to affect these functions. I have experience teaching from KS1 to KS5 and open university students. I enjoy travelling; visited New York, New Jersey, Netherlands, Scotland, Switzerland, Austria, Spain and Nigeria. I get pleasure from working out at the gym regularly and I love swimming. I also enjoy studying christian books and other inspirational books.

Teaching Experience:

Currently at SEN school in Hampshire; previous experience at an inner city school in Portsmouth. It has 900 students on roll. I have over 6 years of experience working with people with challenging behaviour, dyslexia and autism. Currently I am teaching Key stage 3 and 4. Teaching pure Biology lessons to separate Science; Physics, Chemistry and Biology to core and Additional Science students. For key stage 3 I have followed the QCA guidelines and for key stage 4 the WJEC examination board. I have written schemes of work for year 11 students to cover additional Sciences and rewrote schemes of work to meet the recent curriculum changes key stage 3 and 4. I was also involved in producing resources to be shared in the department about hydrocarbons, polymers, smart materials, ammonia fertilizers and many other kS3 topics.

Prior to this experience my first teaching placement during my PGCE year was at a mixed comprehensive with approximately 900 students on role. I taught Biology, Chemistry and Physics at key stage 3 and team taught for key stage 4. This prepared me well for my second placement where I taught all three Sciences across both key stages. My second placement was also at a mixed comprehensive school with approximately 600 students on roll. I also was involved in Individual Student Assessments (ISA). Additionally as a trainee teacher I regularly was involved in school base activities to encourage students. I was a Student Ambassador for Portsmouth University. It gave me a lot of personal satisfaction and developed my communication skills. I also attended the University of East London gifted and talented day in 2008; which was attended by a number of schools from the borough of Redbridge. It was an inspiring day of learning and fun and I have taken elements from that day into my classroom practice today.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to teaching is to first of all find out my students weaknesses and turn it into their strengths; I feel that the study of Neuropharmacology as part of my undergraduate degree in Pharmacology was very relevant to teaching. I have a secured subject knowledge with all three Sciences. I also like to bring the best of people, by being patient and understanding. I have the ability to cope and work under pressure, understanding of the challenges that need overcoming to learn, ability to take ownership of material and adapt it to suit the learning styles and approach of individual.

Subjects
  • Combined Science
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  • Life Science
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  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

  • Media / Communication Studies
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
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  • Maths
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  • Chemistry
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  • Biology
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Jonathan (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I graduated from the University of Birmingham in June 2010 with a first class degree in maths. I also attained grade A in my maths, further maths and physics A levels. ...
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I graduated from the University of Birmingham in June 2010 with a first class degree in maths. I also attained grade A in my maths, further maths and physics A levels.

Teaching Experience:

I have been tutoring since leaving university, and have worked with many students who are currently studying for their GCSEs and A levels. However, I have no teaching experience in schools or teaching qualifications.

Tutoring Approach:

I generally prefer to let the tutee have a go at the questions they're working on, only giving them help when I feel they're at a loss as to where to go next. This is mostly due to my own experience of learning maths as I found that, when I managed to solve a problem by myself, I tended to more easily remember how to do it again when it came to revising for my exams. However, the main reason I got a first in maths was because I went over and over previous examples and questions until I'd learned every method and could solve every problem, so if need be I will just work through a question for them (obviously ensuring they understand each step as we go along) and simply let them pick up the methods that I'm using. This way I can be sure that they have a solution that they understand and can look back at in the future for guidance.

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

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Richard (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have just returned from a year as a Graduate music tutor at Wanganui Collegiate School, New Zealand. Before this, I graduated from the University of Oxford in June 2010, having studied Music at Oriel College under the tutorship of Dr. David Maw. I ...
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Personal Description:
I have just returned from a year as a Graduate music tutor at Wanganui Collegiate School, New Zealand. Before this, I graduated from the University of Oxford in June 2010, having studied Music at Oriel College under the tutorship of Dr. David Maw. I was educated as a music scholar at Eton College, Windsor before moving to the Perse School, Cambridge for sixth form study. Aside of a huge passion and enthusiasm for music study and tuition, I am an avid sportsman having represented both my university and county youth level in cricket. I also played a number of sports for my college during my time at Oriel. Currently, I am studying for a Masters in Musicology at Durham University with a specialism in the orchestral music of Gerald Finzi. In addition, I am also the Senior Organ Scholar at St. John's College. I have recently accepted a teaching post at Brighton College to begin in September 2012.

Teaching Experience:

Having just returned from a year as a graduate music tutor at Wanganui Collegiate School in New Zealand, I feel that I am in touch with both school teaching and more specifically, more private music tuition. During my year experience in New Zealand, I engaged very actively in the life of the music department. I have experience of basic music tuition with teaching of introductory concepts in the subject such as basic notation, theory, instrumentation and historical issues.
Further up the age spectrum, I have taught specific a level modules in a seminar type situation. With a completed Undergraduate Music degree from the University of Oxford, I have an extensive knowledge of theory, analysis, music history and specific tutoring skills in the study of the clarinet, piano and bassoon. I have taught music theory, clarinet and piano privately for 4 years.
This said, I am very happy to tutor at all levels, aiming to pass on my keen enthusiasm in the subject onto other keen and ambitious musicians whether they be starting out in the subject, or looking for extra assistance at A level and/or degree level. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at any time.

Tutoring Approach:

My tutoring style is designed to generate as much active involvement by the student as possible. Tutoring time is balanced according to the needs of the client between examination coaching (handwriting, mnemonic techniques, time/mark allocation discipline, revision styles) and subject content (probing and consolidating background knowledge, instilling enthusiasm, analysing key aspects of each topic).

In addition, I believe in addressing the needs of each child individually and working with them to help them understand how to work through a problem for themselves. Confidence is often the key and I am keen to work with them to improve the confidence in their own abilities in a varied and fun atmosphere.

Subjects
  • Music
  • 11+ (secondary) (£12 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£12 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£12 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£15 p.h.)
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Noor (Mr)
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Subjects: Website design  |  Urdu  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a professional software engineer having more than 15 years of development experience in VB.Net, ASP, VB6, VBA, FoxPro, C#, SQL Server, Crystal Reports etc. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a professional software engineer having more than 15 years of development experience in VB.Net, ASP, VB6, VBA, FoxPro, C#, SQL Server, Crystal Reports etc.

Teaching Experience:

I have experience of teaching IT courses to different levels. I can teach from basic computing (Word, Excel, Access etc) to advance level programming (VBA, VB.Net,C#,ASP.Net etc). I have teaching experience at different colleges as well as to individual students.

I enjoy teaching and and its more like a hobby for me instead of job.

Tutoring Approach:

I can teach students either individually or in groups, and my approach to learning is to create a calm, safe and secure learning environment in which the learner is allowed to develop their skills at their pace. I believe in setting challenging yet achievable goals which the learner can strive towards, thus allowing them to demonstrate and use their skills with confidence.

Subjects
  • Website design
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  • Urdu
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  • Computer Studies / I.T.
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