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Olga (Mrs)
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Subjects: Music  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Russian  |  German  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello! My name is Olga. I was born in Russia and lived there for 14 years, then I moved to Ukraine, Kiev. I have graduated from Cherkassy State University (Ukraine) with a Teacher of MFL qualification. Now I live in UK. I am holding a UK PGC in TESOL ...
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Personal Description:
Hello! My name is Olga. I was born in Russia and lived there for 14 years, then I moved to Ukraine, Kiev. I have graduated from Cherkassy State University (Ukraine) with a Teacher of MFL qualification. Now I live in UK. I am holding a UK PGC in TESOL (Teaching English for other Speakers), I have UK MSc in International Business and Marketing.
Currently I am looking after my little child.
I am married and live in Sheerness.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teacher of English and German languages in Ukraine. I was a private tutor of Russian language to foreign children/adults in Ukraine and UK.
I am working in the educational environment about 12 years. Being a teacher of MFL I had fulfilled different tasks and responsibilities: I was a course tutor, worked in the afterschool club and organised different out of school activities as well. I also developed the skills in establishing good relationship with parents. I am a good communicator in all levels as well.
I also was working as a Cover Supervisor, covering lessons of absentees and TA. I helped learners with difficult behaviour and SEN. I also have developed skills to deal with different situations and managed challenging behaviour when I was working in school's detention centre. I also provided additional lessons in ESOL for foreign children/adults.

I am doing private music lessons in UK as well.

Tutoring Approach:

I'm a devoted teacher with 12 years of teaching experience. I am very positive and believe that everyone has a talent to learn something new. I plan carefully each lesson, I apply different teaching techniques to reach the target. I am experienced in working with children/ adults with SEN. I have DBS certificate for 2015 with "NONE RECORDED".

Subjects
  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

  • Russian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 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.)
  • German
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)


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

Teaching Experience:

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

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

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

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

Tutoring Approach:

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

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

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

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Jane (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an experienced Lecturer in English Language and English Literature including the new specifications. I have been an examiner for OCR 'A' level English and AQA 'A' Level English for many years and have also moderated GCSE English examination pap ...
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Personal Description:
I am an experienced Lecturer in English Language and English Literature including the new specifications. I have been an examiner for OCR 'A' level English and AQA 'A' Level English for many years and have also moderated GCSE English examination papers. I tutor at all levels, from basic literacy, through to dissertations for under graduates including subjects not associated with the subject of English. I run a Creative Writing class and assist people to write novels and poetry and a variety of other genres. I have had outstanding examination successes in GCSE and 'A' Level and can provide references from former tutees.I am a member of the Institute for Learning - MIfL

Teaching Experience:

I have lectured English at both 'A' level and GCSE levels at a further education college. I teach a Creative Writing class, assisting people to write novels, poetry and a variety of other genres. I have also taught basic literacy (reading and writing) and have taught English to students of other languages (TESOL).

Tutoring Approach:

I am a patient and friendly tutor and my aim is to motivate students and ensure they achieve to the best of their potential. I tutor on a one-to-one basis, in small groups and also on-line or Skype. All my tutees have improved their grades and excelled in exams to a consistently high standard and I can provide references from former tutees.

Subjects
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (£26 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£27 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£36 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£26 p.h.)

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Gilda (Ms)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a fully qualified teacher(PGCE in FE and Secondary Education in Mathematics graduate) and have achieved 2 degrees(1st degree in Mechanical Engineering) and 2nd degree in Mathematics and Science. I enjoy the subject particularly the higher level ...
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Personal Description:
I am a fully qualified teacher(PGCE in FE and Secondary Education in Mathematics graduate) and have achieved 2 degrees(1st degree in Mechanical Engineering) and 2nd degree in Mathematics and Science.
I enjoy the subject particularly the higher level mathematics.I also enjoy working with people and I am currently CRB checked.
I am a member of the IFL (Institute for Learning ) and have Qualified Teacher Status and GTCE membership.

Teaching Experience:

I have 5 years teaching experience in Further Education sector, as well as experience in private tuition ( since 2005).I tutored students at A level and GCSE and obtained excellent results.
I have also worked as a supply teacher, in Further Education sector and also gained experience in the Secondary School environment, teaching A level, GCSE, Key Skills all levels and Access to FE.

Tutoring Approach:

I tend to tailor my teaching styles so that, first of all, it meets the students' needs,working from my own handouts, books and give appropriate tests to tutees, to check their understanding throughout the tuition period.
Initially, I give students an induction test, to check their initial knowledge and understanding of the subject,and build my lessons from their current level of understanding.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£23 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£28 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£23 p.h.)

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Chris (Mr)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have been tutoring maths and English for Learndirect for several years now having had a vast experience in training and coaching. My availability is fulll time and I can travel up to 15 miles from my home. ...
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Personal Description:
I have been tutoring maths and English for Learndirect for several years now having had a vast experience in training and coaching.
My availability is fulll time and I can travel up to 15 miles from my home.

Teaching Experience:

My tutoring roles have been as maths and English tutor with learndirect, up to and including GCSE level 3 together with home-visit tutoring for maths and english

Tutoring Approach:

I have a coaching/affiliative style from years of experience in training, coaching and tutoring. This experience has come from employed and self-employed roles.
I believe that engagement of the learner in the subject and with the tutor are the prime drivers of new learning and knowledge and I will work with learners to make their learning a fun but disciplined experience

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

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Frank (Mr)
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Subjects: Special Needs  |  Maths  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: D.O.B: 20th January 1948 Nationality: British Health: Excellent Status: Married On a personal level, I would certainly describe myself as an energetic, enthusiastic person able to work effectively. I have the ability to work on my ...
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Personal Description:
D.O.B: 20th January 1948 Nationality: British
Health: Excellent Status: Married


On a personal level, I would certainly describe myself as an energetic, enthusiastic person able to work effectively.
I have the ability to work on my own initiative as well as part of a team.
I am adaptable, cheerful, honest, direct, humorous, positive and service orientated.
I also have a unique blend of personnel and management skills.

Teaching Experience:

Jan 2010 - Present 1:1 TUITION - Fleet Tutors / Teaching Personnel at Various Warwickshire Schools / Looked after Children [LAC] part time. On-line 1:1 Tuition
ESOL Entry 1 - Level 2 / English KS2 - 4 / Mathematics KS2 - 3

Feb 2009 - Present TAKE-A-BREAK Part time Support Worker to vulnerable adults.

Jan 2009 - Present SUPPORT WORKER/PERSONAL ASSISTANT - Part time

Feb 2009 - May 2010 WRVS Meals on Wheels Volunteer

July 2009 - Nov 09 NORTH WARWICKSHIRE COLLEGE
Sessional Lecturer - Industry / ESOL Courses on company premises

Mar 2009 - Mar 2009 CITY COLLEGE [ Coventry ]
Part time Sessional Lecturer Communication Skills Level 1 / 2 [Cover for Sickness]

Sept 2006 - Nov 08 HMP RYE HILL [ Dunchurch ]
Part time Sessional Lecturer ESOL / Literacy Level 1 / 2 / Business Studies

May 2007 - Nov 08 NORTH WARWICKSHIRE COLLEGE [Nuneaton / Hinckley]
Part time Sessional Lecturer ESOL / Literacy Level 1 / 2

April 2007 - Jan 08 WARWICKSHIRE COLLEGE [Rugby] IELTS Examiner

Dec 2006 - Jan 08 CITY COLLEGE [ Coventry ] IELTS Examiner

July 2006 - Sept 2006 CITY COLLEGE [ Coventry ]
Part time Sessional Lecturer EFL [ Course tutor / Tutorials ]
IELTS Preparation courses

Jan 2006 - June 2006 HENLEY COLLEGE [ Coventry ]
Part time Sessional Lecturer EFL [ Course tutor ]
Part time Sessional Lecturer ESOL [ Personal Tutor ]
IELTS Preparation courses

Jan 1996 - Dec 2005 ROYAL AIR FORCE of OMAN [Oman]
British Council examiner for IELTS / PET / KET.
Examiner for various military establishments.
Language Instructor. Main duties included developing and teaching General English, Applied linguistics and ESP programmes,
Communications, Supply courses to Officers, NCOs of The Royal Air Force of Oman.
Part - time teaching at The British Council.
I am familiar with language laboratories, Computer assisted Language learning packages, [CALL] Word for windows/Excel….

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Tutoring Approach:

In my career so far, I have undertaken a number of posts requiring integrity, hard work and determination. I have successfully met many challenges over the past years and am now looking for new ways in which I can apply my experience and conscientious methods. I feel confident that my skills as a communicator, as an experienced teacher.

Subjects
  • Special Needs
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)


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Steven (Mr)
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Subjects: Self Defense  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I began my combat training at thirteen at a local boxing club in Llanelli, learning the vital skills and discipline that have kept me working in the fitness and self-defence field for over ten years. At the age of fifteen I joined the Cobra-Kai Fr ...
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Personal Description:
I began my combat training at thirteen at a local boxing club in Llanelli, learning the vital skills and discipline that have kept me working in the fitness and self-defence field for over ten years.

At the age of fifteen I joined the Cobra-Kai Freestyle Kickboxing Federation, and trained religiously under the regime of instructor Lee Martin (4th degree black belt). In 1997 I went on to win the European martial arts title (WUMA Federation), held at Cheltenham. On my return, and after numerous local newspaper photos and write-ups, I received the greatest honour any keen young martial artist dreams of: becoming a fully-fledged black belt.

Teaching Experience:

At the young age of 18, I opened my very own kickboxing club at Llanelli Leisure Centre, for all levels and ages. After showcasing my skills, not only as a martial artist but also a teacher, I received my 2nd degree black belt. Starting with just one weekly ninety-minute class, I now run four classes per week. Over the years I have helped created more than ten black belt students, two welsh champions and one British champion.

In 1997, I ran my first all women's self-defence class, training women of all ages and physical abilities. I continued my classes, eventually including mixed gender and young persons training.

After undergoing a series of courses from Securicare, Frontline, Venue security and BIIAB City and Guilds, I have become a Level 7 Conflict Management Trainer. I have worked alongside various organisations such as the NHS, covering the majority of hospitals and clinics throughout Carmarthenshire.

As well as training, I have since achieved my 4th degree black belt, opened my own one-to-one gym, and become an advanced level 3 personal trainer through Fitness Wales (REPs certified), teaching private lessons of fitness, weight training, martial arts, self-defence, Pilates, and much more.

Tutoring Approach:

Teaching has been a big part of my life from a very young age. It has given me great pleasure and accomplishment. At times I have found it difficult, but at the same time rewarding. I have always given it 100% and believe that to be a good teacher you must be able to learn from the positives and even the negatives.

Subjects
  • Self Defense
  • 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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Laurence (Mrs)
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Subjects: French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I was born in France and lived there for 25 years before moving to England where I completed a postgraduate diploma and subsequently worked as a civil servant. This is also when I met my husband. Following the birth of my children in 2001, 2003 a ...
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Personal Description:
I was born in France and lived there for 25 years before moving to England where I completed a postgraduate diploma and subsequently worked as a civil servant. This is also when I met my husband.

Following the birth of my children in 2001, 2003 and 2006, I left my demanding job and got involved at first in French groups for pre-school children before starting tutoring students for French GCSE.

As I am helping at my children's primary school, I hold a current CRB check.

Teaching Experience:

After teaching beginners French to young children for a few years, I now specialise in tutoring students at GCSE. I am fully conversant with the GCSE syllabus and it is currently, by choice, my sole area of tutoring.

Tutoring Approach:

I begin first by assessing the student's strengths and weaknesses. I have a flexible approach and will base the lessons/exercises around the current topics covered at school (i.e.: environment, education etc) using my own materials. I retain a strong focus on the different exams (oral, writing, listening) required throughout the year for French GCSE, and provide mock exam practice for my students.

Subjects
  • French
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)

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Amelia (Miss)
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Subjects: French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a student at the University of Bristol and would like to be a french tutor this summer (2013). I am currently on my year abroad in the South of France and on my return in June would like to help young students improve their french. Having stud ...
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Personal Description:
I am a student at the University of Bristol and would like to be a french tutor this summer (2013). I am currently on my year abroad in the South of France and on my return in June would like to help young students improve their french. Having studied french for 8 years i am very enthusiastic about the language, but also the culture. I am completely flexible this summer and have a car so would be able to do home tutoring. As i spend most of my time speaking french at the moment it would be a great opportunity to further this hobby in England whilst helping somebody else and hopefully giving them the enthusiasm that i have for the language.

Teaching Experience:

Although i have not got any formal qualifications as a teacher, when studying my A Levels I helped with the younger classes and often help my younger brother with his language revision. I have acquired voluntary work with children for two years as a leader at my local Brownies group, therefore engaging in and leading activities. I would feel comfortable teaching children or adults.

Tutoring Approach:

I am keen to take an approach to tutoring that suits the individual client. I would offer structured lessons with exercises and small tests for those who are preparing for exams. However I would also be happy to tutor somebody who needs to practice their spoken french. In the first lesson we can identify what suits the student best and together choose our method of teaching and learning.

Subjects
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£15 p.h.)

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John (Mr)
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Subjects: Computer Studies / I.T.  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: A previous Senior Technical Analyst with North Ayrshire Council, I am now retired. • Key instigator in the setup of North Ayrshire's server and desktop infrastructure 1976 - 1979 COBOL Programmer, rising to Senior Programmer with Strathclyde Regio ...
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Personal Description:
A previous Senior Technical Analyst with North Ayrshire Council, I am now retired.
• Key instigator in the setup of North Ayrshire's server and desktop infrastructure
1976 - 1979 COBOL Programmer, rising to Senior Programmer with Strathclyde Regional Council based in Glasgow
1979 - 1996 Started as an IT training officer, rising to Senior IT training officer with Strathclyde Regional Council
1996 - 2010 Started with North Ayrshire Council as an IT officer, rising to Senior Technical Analyst in the infrastructure section in charge of Windows Servers and Desktop support with a staff of 22.
Have a keen interest in integrating home networked devices.

Teaching Experience:

• IT Skills - Highly proficient with all aspects of desktop and server maintenance and development and use.
have Server, desktop, 2 laptops and several integrated networked devices in the home
• IT trainer for 17 years with Strathclyde Regional Council up to it's dissemination to the regional setup.
general computing, word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, databases, graphics, home networking etc.

Tutoring Approach:

Find out what the persons requirements are and tailor tutoring to achieve a satisfactory outcome, learning should be fun and exciting, opening up new opportunities

Subjects
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

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Donatella (Miss)
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Subjects: Italian  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Buongiorno. My name is Donatella and I am from Rome. I am a fully qualified, professional language teacher and I have been living and working in London as a teacher since 1999. I hold a First Class Master degree in Humanities with Highest Distint ...
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Personal Description:
Buongiorno. My name is Donatella and I am from Rome.
I am a fully qualified, professional language teacher and I have been living and working in London as a teacher since 1999.
I hold a First Class Master degree in Humanities with Highest Distintion from "Universita' La Sapienza" di Roma (Laurea Magistrale in Lettere e Filosofia con 110 e Lode) with a specialization in History of the Arts.

In 2000 I attended in London a 1 year Language training course and achieved an Oxford & Cambridge Certificate to teach Italian as a foreign language (OCR TFLA).

Teaching Experience:

In Italy I worked both as a teacher in a Montessorri school and as a tour guide.
In 2001 I started working for the LONDON COLLEGE OF FASHION, in Bond Street, were I taught Italian specificly for Fashion.
From 2004 to 2013 I taught at the UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS LONDON (Holborn) in the folllowing courses:

- BA Elective Italian for Fashion;
- FLAW courses (Foreign Language at Work),
- MFL courses (Modern Foreign Languages)
- ABC Award courses.

During the academic year 2005/2006 I also worked as an External verifier at GOLDSMITH UNIVERSITY, in New Cross, London.

I also have extensive experience as a private teacher, tutoring young students from age 5 to 16 as well as adults.
Through the years I have attended various training courses, including:

- One week International Conference "Italian as a Foreign Language" - UCL (2003)
- "Motivation Techniques and Exam preparation in Italian" - Italian Cultural Institute - London (2004)
- Seminars: "Language & Culture"; "One to one tuitions" - International House, London (2010).

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to teaching is based on 4 pillars: passion; patience; careful planning; consideration of learner's needs & motivation.

I am extremely passionate about Italy, its culture and its tradition and I am enthusiastic about providing lovers of Italy with new opportunities to discover this incredibly diverse country through its language.

I regard PATIENCE in understanding and respecting students' individual pace, abilities and inclinations as a mile stone for my profession.

Teaching is not something you can improvise.
Being a good foreign language teacher requires familiarity with specific didactic theories and tecniques, as well as long experience.
It also requires thorough, time demanding PLANNING. No matter how many years I have been teaching Italian, I always prepare my SCHEME OF WORK to plan a term, as well as my LESSON PLAN to structure every session.
This also means selecting the best/most engaging teaching MATERIAL and NOT relying (simply) upon a text book.

As a teacher, I always consider the learner's NEEDS as my primary objective.
In particular:
- I listen to my students and calibrate my approach according to their personality;
- I identify and realise the potentials of individuals' abilities;
- I continuously learn from learners;
- I show them how to improve their lesser strenghts.

My classes greatly emphasise speaking & listening skills (tecnically called COMMUNICATIVE APPROACH), and are taught in a friendly, fun and relaxed atmosphere designed to enhance learning.

FEE
£ 38 p/h: pupils up to 11 ys old coming to my home;
£ 40 p/h: any other lesson at my home;
£ 44 p/h: any lesson within Zone 2;
£ 50 p/h: any lesson between Zone 3 & 4;


WHY LEARNING ITALIAN WITH ME
High specialization: - my degree, Humanities, is the only degree reconised in Italy to teach Italian language & Literature; -Pedagogy (the science of teaching) has been the subject of my university studies;

Long experience: I have been a Language teacher for nearly 20 years in well known establishments;
Cost effectivness: because of the above, the journey of learning is faster, more effective and appropriate;
Confidence & passion: I have high demands for myself as a professional, I master my subject and I know where I can lead my students.

Subjects
  • Italian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£38 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£44 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£44 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£44 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£44 p.h.)

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Ezra (Mr)
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Subjects: Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Physics  |  Entrance Exams  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hi! My name's Ezra. I have just completed a Philosophy Masters at Oxford, where I also studied Maths and Philosophy as an undergraduate. I live in London and mainly tutor Maths and English. Having won a scholarship to Westminster School, where I atta ...
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Personal Description:
Hi! My name's Ezra. I have just completed a Philosophy Masters at Oxford, where I also studied Maths and Philosophy as an undergraduate. I live in London and mainly tutor Maths and English. Having won a scholarship to Westminster School, where I attained 12 A*s at GCSE and 5 As at A-level, I know what it takes to achieve academic success.

Teaching Experience:

I have been working around my studies as a private tutor for 4 years now, accumulating around 200 hours of tutoring experience.

I have had experience across a wide range of ages, helping to prepare students across a range of subjects for entrance to secondary school, as well as tutoring Maths A-level.

I have also worked as a voluntary tutor for the Oxford-based charity Jacari, teaching Key Stage 2 and 3 Maths and English, developing a struggling student's numeracy and literacy skills.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that every student is different and a key part of being a good tutor is being able to work out how your student learns most effectively.

I think the most valuable aspect of tutoring is getting your student engaged and motivated - I try to achieve this by bringing my own enthusiasm and energy to the process, making learning as active as possible and covering topics in depth rather than simply spoon-feeding shortcuts.

Teaching is a two-way process and it's vital that there is a friendly and relaxed environment in which the tutee feels comfortable to ask questions and to highlight the methods that they find helpful as well as the areas they need most help with.

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Jon (Dr)
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Subjects: Physics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Tutor-references I have come back to A level tutoring and have attached details of my qualifications plus my current DBS certificate obtained for me by Deyes High School, Maghull, Merseyside where I undertook classroom experience training earlier ...
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Personal Description:
Tutor-references

I have come back to A level tutoring and have attached details of my qualifications plus my current DBS certificate obtained for me by Deyes High School, Maghull, Merseyside where I undertook classroom experience training earlier this year

I have a BSc: 2: (Hons) Pure and Applied Physics
PhD: Low Temperature Physics
MBA: Finance and International Business
Current DBS certificate obtained for me by Deyes High School, Maghull, Merseyside where I undertook classroom experience training earlier this year

I have previously:

Taught A level physics part-time for 2 years at a Grammar School and College of Further Education

Also - tutored A level students while performing my research and over the last academic year

Comments from 2016-2017 academic year (all names and contact details have been removed for client confidentiality

From:
To: Jon (Dr)
Date: 18/10/2016
Rating: 5/5 Rating
Report: Regarding mr Jon.
Jon has been teaching my son Joseph extra tuition for his physics A level
Jon is an excellent tutor hes made Joseph feel comfortable during his lessons and Joseph has gained confidence as well as knowledge with Jon i am so pleased with Jon as a tutor i fully recommend him for extra lessons hes a lovely pleasant man.

From:
To: Jon (Dr)
Date: 03/10/2016
Rating: 5/5 Rating
Report: My daughter absolutely loves her lessons with Jon. He is very professional and engages his pupil fully.
Very well planned lessons and a pleasure to have met.


From:
Sent: 06 October 2016 18:46
To: Jon
Subject: Re: - Atkinson
Hi Jon
Yes I also thoroughly enjoyed the session and found it very useful, I particularly like the pre-printed notes I have to keep refreshing the material.
No negatives to report back and I look forward to next week's session.
Thank you.


From:
Sent: 05 October 2016 16:23
To: Jon
Subject: RE: A level physics

Hi Jon.
*** is enjoying the lessons and gaining confidence with this subject thanks. I will forward your attachments to *** email address to he can look over it.
Thanks again
***

From:
Sent: 04 October 2016 20:13
To: Jon
Subject: Re: *'s A2 sessions
Hi Jon
Thanks for your email, it is really good to hear that * has made a good start and we are looking forward to your next visit.
* definitely thinks that your lessons will help him and that you are a good tutor. He likes your technique of using a laptop and whiteboard - he thinks this is a good way to remember and learn the physics.
* and * feel more confident that with your help, * can achieve a better grade at A2 and are really pleased that he seems prepared to put in the effort needed.
See you next time.
Regards *

From:
Sent: 23 September 2016 20:31
To: Jon
Subject: Re: * - A level physics tutoring
Hi Jon,
The feeling is mutual, thank you for taking up the "challenge" of tutoring *
* could not stop taking about her lesson, so I think you have made an impact there.
I am sure with your help we can get her the grades I know she deserves.
Her school have released her predictive grades...A A A.
Look forward to seeing you again next week.
Regards
*

From:
Sent: 23 September 2016 13:57
To: Jon
Subject: RE: * - A2 physics tutoring
Hi Jon,
I'm delighted you're tutoring * already he seems to be far happier with the idea of studying and really enjoyed the session.
I will find out *s email address so your able to message him. I'm not very good forwarding things on but I will have a go!!
Regards
*

Tutored 5 A level students over the last academic year (2015-2016)

Please find below references from student taught this past academic year (all from an agency) sent independently to the website

Feedback Report For Jon (Dr)
From: To: Jon (Dr)Date: 06/05/2016
Rating:
Report: My 17 year old son has had 4 sessions with Jon so far and has found them very beneficial. His understanding of one area of the A level physics course in particular has improved as has his confidence.

Feedback Report For Jon (Dr)
From: To: Jon (Dr)Date: 27/04/2016
Rating:
Report: Fantastic tutor, easy to communicate. I would recommend.


Feedback Report For Jon (Dr)
From: To: Jon (Dr)Date: 28/03/2016
Rating:
Report: Jon is helping my son with AS physics. He is punctual, friendly and always prepared for the lesson. He is also flexible with his times to accommodate any changes to my son`s timetable. His approach to teaching is relaxed but thorough and my son is benefitting from the extra tuition. I would recommend Jon to anyone who needs the extra help

Feedback Report For Jon (Dr)
From: To: Jon (Dr)Date: 02/03/2016
Rating:
Report: I think Jon is an excellent tutor. He is very helpful and has given me a lot confidence and has already greatly improved my knowledge. He is always on time, and comes very well prepared, I would recommend him to anyone without hesitation.

Feedback Report For Jon (Dr)
From: To: Jon (Dr)Date: 21/11/2015
Rating:
Report: My son is finding Jon`s lessons really useful. He explains things clearly, is extremely knowledgeable in his subject and is friendly. My son feels at ease with Jon. He is most accommodating when arranging tuition. A good choice of tutor and I would certainly recommend him.

Teaching Experience:

I am currently tutoring A level Physics
During my research I worked as a Private A level tutor for the children of a number of overseas Professors - teaching A level Physics and (through one of those students) was invited to teach Physics to A level students at a Ladies Grammar school in Manchester when their teacher became ill. I also taught A level Physics at the Trafford Park College of Further Education in Stretford, Manchester for 2 years

Tutoring Approach:

One to One - focussing on parts of the curriculum where the student is having difficulty in understanding
Create a deep understanding and confidence in answering exam questions and being able to tackle new and unfamiliar problems. The student is encouraged to think and make new connections for themselves. One-to-one personal tuition has a unique value to students because of the ability to resolve the students' personal barriers to learning in a way that lays the foundations for a deep and lasting understanding of the subject.

Depending on the student's needs and learning style I encourage students to think for themselves, using real-world examples wherever possible. I start from topics the students are comfortable with and move gradually towards more complex areas as their confidence builds. I use questions and examples to check understanding continually. I don't lecture to students or ask them to memorise things. Nor do I do the students' homework for them!

Subjects
  • Physics
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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Stuart (Mr)
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Subjects: English  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: As a professional writer with a range of credits in tv and radio (Eastenders, Holby City, The Bill), I gained experience of working with schools and colleges to develop the literacy skills of learners of all ages. Perhaps uniquely, I am also a full ...
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As a professional writer with a range of credits in tv and radio (Eastenders, Holby City, The Bill), I gained experience of working with schools and colleges to develop the literacy skills of learners of all ages. Perhaps uniquely, I am also a fully-qualified Maths teacher equipped with the subject knowledge to teach to A-level. Aside from Maths and English, I occasionally teach guitar and ukelele and play in a couple of local bands. Though there is no escaping hard work, I think learning should be fun. As both a parent and a teacher, I believe you get the best out people (young people included!) if you listen, and try to see the world from their point of view.

Teaching Experience:

I have recent experience of teaching in both state and independent schools, but appreciate not everyone thrives in these environments.

Tutoring Approach:

Without personalised support from a sympathetic expert who can focus on and understand their needs, many young learners find themselves lost or feeling they are not reaching their full potential. As a tutor, I aim to give that support, in a relaxed and fun environment. I aim to identify and overcome any fears that may be blocking progress. Starting from individual interests, enthusiasms and motivations, whilst building on existing skills of which they may not be aware, I aim to develop the confidence and feelings of success that ultimately lead to achievement.

Subjects
  • English
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  • Reading & Writing skills
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  • Maths
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Victor (Mr)
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Subjects: Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am 33 yo, married, born in Moscow where lived till 2011. I have Bachelor degree in Aerospace Engineering(Bauman Moscow State Technical University) and Masters in Management Science (University of Kent) ...
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I am 33 yo, married, born in Moscow where lived till 2011. I have Bachelor degree in Aerospace Engineering(Bauman Moscow State Technical University) and Masters in Management Science (University of Kent)

Teaching Experience:

I have experience teaching Russian to learners with different level of language. Skype lessons are available.

Tutoring Approach:

It is based on student interest in language.

Subjects
  • Russian
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

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Elaine (Mrs)
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Subjects: Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Currently i run a small business in which i deliver foot health care services to the community. Recently i graduated from the University of Glasgow with a Masters in Biotechnology (2015) and i have a BSc (Hons) in Natural Sciences from the Open Univ ...
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Personal Description:
Currently i run a small business in which i deliver foot health care services to the community. Recently i graduated from the University of Glasgow with a Masters in Biotechnology (2015) and i have a BSc (Hons) in Natural Sciences from the Open University (2013)

Teaching Experience:

While studying for my degrees I tutored high school students in Biology/Human Biology, with some input from myself and hard work from them they achieved great results and got into the university and course of their choice. Have also been tutoring my own son who struggles with maths skills. While employed by the NHS i worked with semi- pro and amateur athletes who often got injured, part of the treatment plan was to explain why certain exercises aggravated their condition and provide sources for alternatives and give further health education when needed, this mentor/teaching experience was tailored to each individual need.

Tutoring Approach:

Each lesson is tailored to the needs of the individual, will ask questions of the tutee to ensure they have grasped the concept being taught. In subsequent lessons will have a brief revision time to again check that the concepts have been fully understood.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
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  • Biology
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Rosalind (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a dynamic tutor who aims to inspire, stimulate and motivate. I have three years of tutoring experience in both primary and secondary English. I graduated with a double first in History from Queen Mary, University of London. Since then I hav ...
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Personal Description:
I am a dynamic tutor who aims to inspire, stimulate and motivate.

I have three years of tutoring experience in both primary and secondary English. I graduated with a double first in History from Queen Mary, University of London. Since then I have worked in communication and copywriting for two major charities, and am currently a freelance writer and voiceover artist for children's television.

I am academically highly qualified, creative and imaginative, and dedicated to bringing out the very best in all my students.

Teaching Experience:

I have over three years of tutoring experience in primary and secondary English, from five years upwards.

Tutoring Approach:

For me, it is most important that a student feels confident and comfortable as a basis for progressing academically. I aim to put students at ease and help them believe in themselves, ultimately working towards reaching their full potential.

I believe that learning should be fun and enjoyable as well as challenging and thorough.

Subjects
  • English
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Brian (Mr)
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Subjects: Accounting  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Enthusiast to achieve great performance in academic practically. A student pursuing MSc Accounting and Finance in Birmingham City University. A student of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), currently in the professional leve ...
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Personal Description:
Enthusiast to achieve great performance in academic practically.
A student pursuing MSc Accounting and Finance in Birmingham City University.
A student of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), currently in the professional level studies.

Teaching Experience:

Student tutor in Methodist College Kuala Lumpur.
Vast experience with informal tutoring.

Tutoring Approach:

Diligency and disciplines is the key factor to academic success.

Subjects
  • Accounting
  • GCSE or Standards (£10 p.h.)
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