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John (Mr)
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Subjects: Media / Communication Studies  |  English  |  Sociology  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Maths  |  Physics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I gained a PGCE in secondary science (physics specialism), after studying biomedical sciences. I then worked for two years teaching secondary science. I then became a private tutor while studying for an MA in sociolinguistics, and have continued tuto ...
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I gained a PGCE in secondary science (physics specialism), after studying biomedical sciences. I then worked for two years teaching secondary science. I then became a private tutor while studying for an MA in sociolinguistics, and have continued tutoring while researching for a PhD in linguistics. This year I am studying for a graduate diploma in mathematics.

I am fascinated by all areas of science, mathematics and philosophy, from quantum mechanics, chaos and cosmology to sociobiology, cognitive science and psycholinguistics. I have a passion for acquiring knowledge and educating others, and have an ever-expanding range of strategies to suit individual needs.

Teaching Experience:

I have experience as a classroom teacher of Science with year 7 up to year 13 across the ability range, and have successfully tutored students privately in all three sciences at GCSE and A level, including improving grades for re-sits.

Tutoring Approach:

I make extensive use of past exam questions; the best way to do well in exams is to practise doing exams! This also allows realistic monitoring of performance as tutoring continues. I normally email exam questions for students to attempt before the tutoring session.

Students should have time to explore their interests in the subject by asking questions of their own. This is an important part of reflective learning and will help build and maintain enthusiasm.

I am happy to teach up to 3 students in a single session. Multiple bookings have a reduced fee per student due to the moderate reduction in individual attention.

Subjects
  • Media / Communication Studies
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (45 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (45 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)

  • Sociology
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (45 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (45 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)


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Chetan (Mr)
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Subjects: Chemistry  |  Entrance Exams  |  Physics  |  Maths  |  Earth Science  |  Combined Science  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a soft spoken, self motivated, and an enthusiastic tutor. My dedication and commitment towards teaching has given me a strong foundation of teaching skills. I am highly flexible, and I give a lot of importance to the emotions and mentality of st ...
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Personal Description:
I am a soft spoken, self motivated, and an enthusiastic tutor. My dedication and commitment towards teaching has given me a strong foundation of teaching skills. I am highly flexible, and I give a lot of importance to the emotions and mentality of students. I have a friendly approach to tutoring and always get along well with pupils. I aim to identify the problem areas which tutees face and work with them to improve their knowledge and grasp on the subject. I am an engineering professional working in upstream oil & gas industry.

Teaching Experience:

I have 6 years of teaching experience with Science, Mathematics and Engineering subjects. I've taught students from GCSE level to University graduates. I can assure a significant improvement in student's understanding and grasp on the subject within first few sessions.

I was involved in taking tutorials for technical subjects during my graduation. I have covered subjects like Mathematics, Mechanics, English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Environmental science along with some core engineering subjects.

Tutoring Approach:

I consider myself at the student's position, and try to come up with an innovative approach during each session to ensure in retaining their interests and attention. I encourage them to come up with innovative solutions, and being self driven to excel in today's competitive world.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 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.)
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 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.)

  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 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.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 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.)

  • Earth Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 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.)
  • Combined Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 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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Wan (Dr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I've loved Mathematics from as long as I can remember and I enjoy teaching it and tutoring others. I have studied Maths up to PhD level and so am comfortable teaching all levels of Maths. I am friendly and spend time to help my tutees understand the ...
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Personal Description:
I've loved Mathematics from as long as I can remember and I enjoy teaching it and tutoring others. I have studied Maths up to PhD level and so am comfortable teaching all levels of Maths. I am friendly and spend time to help my tutees understand the fundamental concepts which they need for problem solving so that they can be successful in applying this knowledge in their exams.

Teaching Experience:

I was a teaching assistant at Strathclyde University for 4 years. In that time, I lectured Mathematics to first and second year University students, organised and supervised tutorial sessions, set and marked assignments/exams and tutored students on a one-to-one basis. I have also tutored my friend's kids who were home schooled and marked work which their parents didn't have the knowledge to mark.
Also have a PGDE(S) in Mathematics and currently teaching within the new curriculum.
Been involved in secondary school teaching since 2011 and currently teach in a private school in Glasgow.

Tutoring Approach:

I find that the most effective way of mastering concepts/tricks is the hands-on approach. So I work with my tutees particularly in areas where they are weak until they have mastered the underlying concept/approach and are able to apply it on their own to similar problems. I am patient and work with you to help you use the knowledge you already have by approaching material from a different angle to what you've maybe been shown.

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

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Stephen (Mr)
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Subjects: Law  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have completed an LLB Law degree and have furthered this by undertaking a Legal Practice Course. I am currently working as a legal representative. In the past I have really enjoy working with young people and I feel that tutoring is something that ...
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Personal Description:
I have completed an LLB Law degree and have furthered this by undertaking a Legal Practice Course. I am currently working as a legal representative. In the past I have really enjoy working with young people and I feel that tutoring is something that is underrated and hugely beneficial to them. Due to working with young people in sports I have a full enhanced CRB check.

Teaching Experience:

At university I obtained a position as a Peer Assisted Learning coordinator and leader, which involved taking on a group of first years once a week in order to go over their notes, help them learn to study, revision and essay structuring techniques. This allowed students to have a different kind of learning environment to that of formalised education in which they were comfortable with practising work and asking questions. I very much enjoyed this and believe that it was highly beneficial to the students that attended.

Working at a local football centre I have been involved in several sporting/coaching projects for young people. This has allowed me to develop different teaching strategies related to different environments; these involve quick thinking and problem solving both skills which I deem to be essential when tutoring.

I have close links to a local secondary school and therefore am able to have access to valuable resources which will aid tutoring sessions.

I offer tutoring in GCSE and KS3 English, GCSE & KS3 Maths, GCSE PE and GCSE and A-Level Law.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that tutoring is a very important concept for some children. A lot of children benefit hugely from one to one information and reinforcement; and it may be a far more effective learning strategy for them. I think it is important to first gain an understanding of where a child's strengths and weaknesses lie, in order to focus on the areas which perhaps need improvement. I also value a child's input as they are good judges of what they feel they do well and what they may need help with. The tutoring sessions will move at a pace that the child is comfortable with, and help with homework and coursework will be available. For GCSE and A-Level tutoring if desired essay structuring and revision strategies can be discussed and learned, as these are often overlooked in schools.

I feel that tutoring outside of school may help improve a child's confidence within a school environment, be this in the work itself or in class discussions and for them as a person. It is not always easy for a child to speak up at school, and if they do not understand this may result in them falling behind. As a tutor I am able to reinforce school work at a pace more appropriate for the level of your child, and allow them to develop and learn in a way that is suitable and enjoyable for them.

Subjects
  • Law
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)

  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)

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Alvaro (Mr)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a fully qualified language teacher, specialising in adult private learning. I am a Spanish native speaker with perfect command of English and fully acquainted with the learning requirements and curriculum in the UK. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a fully qualified language teacher, specialising in adult private learning.
I am a Spanish native speaker with perfect command of English and
fully acquainted with the learning requirements and curriculum in the UK.

Teaching Experience:

I have 25 years of teaching experience in colleges and industry in the UK.
I also teach privately catering for specific needs, at all levels and requirements.

Tutoring Approach:

I approach each individual or group according to their level, skills, requirements, age and environment.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • 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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Deborah (Mrs)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I enjoy maths and helping other people to enjoy it too. I have always kept up my interest in maths by studying with the Open University and I particularly enjoy finding ways to use games and puzzles to create interest and understanding. I worked i ...
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Personal Description:
I enjoy maths and helping other people to enjoy it too. I have always kept up my interest in maths by studying with the Open University and I particularly enjoy finding ways to use games and puzzles to create interest and understanding. I worked in business computing and always enjoyed the training side of the job. At the moment I am working as a private tutor, helping my husband to renovate and restore a seventeenth century house and training an unruly young sprollie dog.

Teaching Experience:

I have a PGCE in secondary maths teaching and taught in a secondary school for one year. During my career in IT as an analyst/programmer I trained staff in programming techniques, and also trained users as part of the implementation of the many systems I was involved in. My enjoyment of maths and teaching led me to refresh and extend my skills by studying for a PGCE in post compulsory education. During the course of this I gained experience of whole class teaching, one to one and small group tutoring at GCSE and A-level.

I have now been working as a private tutor with individual pupils for a year and am learning all the time! I have experience of students taking GCSE maths for the first time and with those doing resits. I can offer tuition up to AS level (C1, C2, S1). I have experience of working with students with dyslexia. I am also an Adult Education Tutor and work with people returning to maths later in life.

Tutoring Approach:

I love helping other people to understand and enjoy maths, and I know that the classroom is not always the best place to do this - many people need the individual attention that one to one or small group tutoring gives in order to bring up their basic skills, learn to build on them and so gain confidence and enjoyment. Maths is too often the subject that people learn to hate and fear - a little one to one help can turn all that around. I aim to give my students a good understanding of the subject rather than learning one-off tricks and rules.

The following is an unsolicited testimonial from one of my tutee's parents:

"Deborah is a very professional tutor and always tries to make our son's weekly maths tutorial as beneficial, creative and enjoyable as possible. She is very dedicated and prepared to listen and help and follows up her tutorials with useful homework for our son to work on during the week. You can see how much personal satisfaction she gets from helping our son, which is great.

I would not hesitate to fully recommend Deborah and her approach to tutoring maths. She clearly cares about her work and helping children to get to grips with maths."

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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Darryl (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  French  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello and thanks for taking the time to browse my profile. I am available to tutor up to any level of Spanish, as well as up to GCSE level French or Maths. ...
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Personal Description:
Hello and thanks for taking the time to browse my profile.
I am available to tutor up to any level of Spanish, as well as up to GCSE level French or Maths.

Teaching Experience:

I`m an experienced classroom teacher available for French, Spanish or Maths tuition.
I studied BSc Accounting with Spanish before taking my PGCE, and I have experience of tutoring English to Spanish schoolchildren as a language assistant, and also of tutoring English to individuals privately in their own homes.
I am now a full time teacher of French and Spanish in one of the top boarding schools in England, having previously worked in an "outstanding" secondary school, where I tutored children (one-to-one) in Maths after school, after having completed a short course in one-to-one tutoring provided by Hertfordshire LEA.
I am also currently studying for my MEd in Educational Psychology, which I hope to complete soon. I have recently completed the CCRS qualification.

Tutoring Approach:

I am able to tailor my lessons to suit the individual needs of each student, whether it be focussed on Speaking, Listening, Reading or Writing (for the languages), or any specific topic for Maths.
I hope to talk to you soon.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)

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

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Alan (Dr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: ** I am not currently taking on any new students for 2017** I am an ex- Imperial College academic who now runs a team and personal development consultancy. I am calm and encouraging in manner. I moved out of the city into the countryside six yea ...
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Personal Description:
** I am not currently taking on any new students for 2017**

I am an ex- Imperial College academic who now runs a team and personal development consultancy. I am calm and encouraging in manner. I moved out of the city into the countryside six years ago and have never once regretted it.

I was a Science and Engineering Ambassador for SETNET. I was responsible for organizing a number of Science Outreach events. Science can be fun!! I have a 2014 DBS check.

I have been told that I am a good motivator and that I help people fulfill their potential. All my students show significant grade enhancement, sometimes from U to A!

Teaching Experience:

I was a senior lecturer in Physical Chemistry at Imperial College London, where I was also Senior Tutor. This meant that I had responsibility for the entire departmental tutorial system for some~450 students and the training of new members of staff. I have been involved in small group teaching for over 13 years.

I have been privately tutoring AS/A2 Chemistry and Physics for around five years in the Hants / Surrey borders.

I also help with UCAS applications as I had an admissions role at IC.

I have some experience of working with people with Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD and Aspergers.

Tutoring Approach:

Each student is different and I tailor my method to the needs of the student, offering a bespoke approach. It usually takes three or four sessions to get to know what does and does not work for each individual. I try different methods. Some people learn more visually and conceptually others like more practical methods. I prefer to work through problems / exam papers with the student rather than "teach". That way in working together the student takes responsibility for their own learning. Learning is by discussion and doing.

I try to be as flexible as possible and fit round family schedules.

Typically I only take on ~ 10 students per year...

Subjects
  • Physics
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)


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Shilpa (Mrs)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  English  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  |  Maths  |  Combined Science  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a Dedicated, resourceful and innovative Teacher with more than 3 yrs of teaching experience at University level & more than 3 years of tutoring in the UK.Teaching is my passion which you'll find out on meeting & its something which I consider ...
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Personal Description:
I am a Dedicated, resourceful and innovative Teacher with more than 3 yrs of teaching experience at University level & more than 3 years of tutoring in the UK.Teaching is my passion which you'll find out on meeting & its something which I consider a way of giving back to the society.

Teaching Experience:

I have worked as a Lecturer in Engineering Institute teaching relevant subjects for 3 years .

I have been tutoring in the UK for more than 3 years now & during this time have carved a niche among my students for being approachable & having a sound understanding of the subjects & helping them in all possible ways.

I am a very patient & child friendly person.

As a Tutor , I have helped students from Primary to GCSE level with Maths ,Science & English preparing for a competitive exam & excel in the subject. I try & make learning fun while the students learn for life.Students & parents who are dedicated to learning motivate me to do better.
I have made permanent & good relations with my clients with my innovative techniques & dedication.

I also undertake lessons during school time (10am-14:00pm) for homeschooled children & other students who might need help during this time.

I also undertake Hindi language lessons.Also,offering group lessons.
All lessons are conducted from my home.Can travel in Milton Keynes For small extra charge(subject to availability).

Tutoring Approach:

Tutoring Approach
I feel that having a good foundation to any subject is the way to go thus this would usually where I begin. If a student has a good understanding of the basics in any subject, more complicated details will seem much easier; like building blocks. After this, a focus on the weaker areas would then be applied to reinforce the student's understanding.

To begin, I start with revision techniques, worksheets and make new, very detailed, class/revision notes with my students. After developing a solid understanding, I begin with exam questions . Every lesson I give them homework. Essentially, what I offer are school lessons that are more detailed and focused than what they receive in school. Through these methods, I am able to thoroughly assess a student's abilities, increase them and hopefully up their grades.

My innovative pedagogies and teaching style and teacher friendly approach makes the concepts easy and passion and love for teaching has made me popular among my students

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)

  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)

  • Combined Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)

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Rebecca (Miss)
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Subjects: Italian  |  French  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a 22 year old who is currently working at RWS translations group in Chalfont St Peter. I have recently graduated from Durham University with a 2.1 BA in Modern Languages (French and Italian). I also studied Spanish up to 2nd year. I enjoy speaki ...
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Personal Description:
I am a 22 year old who is currently working at RWS translations group in Chalfont St Peter. I have recently graduated from Durham University with a 2.1 BA in Modern Languages (French and Italian). I also studied Spanish up to 2nd year. I enjoy speaking different languages and try to pass on my enthusiasm for languages to others.

Teaching Experience:

My third year at University was spent abroad. I chose to teach in France for 7 months in two primary schools which I very much enjoyed. I loved to chat to the children and try to get them to see the importance of learning English. I also au-paired for three months in Italy during my Year Abroad, which involved private lessons with a 7 year old. I have also previously tutored French, which included exam preparation, focusing on problematic areas and improving confidence. I understand how difficult languages can be, I believe I can sympathise with the student. The lesson must be fun and the student needs to understand the importance of learning a language, in order to be enthusiastic about it.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe languages are crucial in education. Throughout university I took part in Routes into Languages, a consortium of universities working together with schools and colleges, to enthuse and encourage people to study languages. This role involved planning taster classes for small groups, introducing a new language into their education and broadening their knowledge of the world and different cultures. I particularly enjoyed this role as I was enable to communicate the importance of languages and perhaps inspire some of the children to carry languages on past year 9.

Subjects
  • Italian
  • Further/Higher (university) (18 p.h.)
  • French
  • Further/Higher (university) (18 p.h.)


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Dimosthenis (Mr)
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Subjects: Greek  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
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Personal Description:
Experienced tutor with scientific background

Teaching Experience:

A lot of years of experience in private tutoring of adult learners in Greek language

Tutoring Approach:

Patient and committed to install new knowledge and to make understood to the sensitive mind of the student

Subjects
  • Greek
  • A-Level or Highers (15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)

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Cameron (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a 19 year old undergraduate student currently studying mathematics at the University of Lancaster. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a 19 year old undergraduate student currently studying mathematics at the University of Lancaster.

Teaching Experience:

I have spent time volunteering in both primary and secondary schools over the last few years helping in various subject areas, but primarily maths.

Tutoring Approach:

I am flexible and would like to discuss with the tutee which areas are found difficult so the tuition can be given in a way that best suits them.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)

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Eddie (Mr)
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Subjects: Mandarin  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: Hello ! I am Eddie, If you are looking for a tutor to guide you in learning any of the subject stated above BUT kind of worry that the tutorial might be boring, I am the one who you should conntact! I am a Chinese from Malaysia. I am studying pharmac ...
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Hello ! I am Eddie, If you are looking for a tutor to guide you in learning any of the subject stated above BUT kind of worry that the tutorial might be boring, I am the one who you should conntact! I am a Chinese from Malaysia. I am studying pharmacy in University of Portsmouth at the moment. Chemistry and biology are my passion ! I am good at math. Mandarin is my first language. To put your mind at ease, I speak fluent english. There would be no problem in delivering my knowledge to my tutees. ALso. i love to make my tutorial fun yet productive and constructive! DO contact me to find out more about me. Should you have any questions, please contact me. Lets learn something efficiently and enjoy a great FUN at the same time !

Teaching Experience:

Used to teach students of different ages from 8 to 17 years old. All students have shown great improvement and become interested in the subject they learned !

Tutoring Approach:

I enjoy teaching ! i hate to go through the books and memorise thing without actully understand what it is about! I love to find out WHY ! I teach in a way that trigger critical thinking , logic thinking and active learning. I will guide my tutee to understand and figure out the the logic and the reason behind the material i covered . MOst importantly, My tuturiol will be a great FUN !

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • 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.)

  • Biology
  • 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.)

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Ximena (Mrs)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Hola! My name is Ximena and I am a Spanish tutor from South America based in Reigate I deliver friendly and informal lessons aimed towards those looking to learn some basic conversational Spanish for holidays. I cover all the basics in Writing ...
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Hola!

My name is Ximena and I am a Spanish tutor from South America based in Reigate

I deliver friendly and informal lessons aimed towards those looking to learn some basic conversational Spanish for holidays. I cover all the basics in Writing, Listening, Reading and Speaking.

Teaching Experience:

I have experience teaching students:

Children`s Spanish: Children's Spanish classes place emphasis on fun and learning - I use a variety of interactive resources such as wall charts, games, colouring sheets, memory cards. For younger children, resources are colourful, easy to use and exploratory. For older children, a beginners children's text book is used and supplemented with lots of interactive worksheets and games.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is a balance of engaging students with content relevant to what they need to learn while at the same time ensuring they enjoy lessons. Learning languages can be a challenge and it's important that students can see the progress they're making every week and being able to utilise Spanish in situations that are relevant to them.

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

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Gemma (Miss)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am approachable, reliable and trustworthy, and have worked with children and young people in education, child care and the charity sector. I hold a 2:1 BA in Criminology (Youth Justice) and am looking forward to beginning Primary Teacher Trainin ...
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I am approachable, reliable and trustworthy, and have worked with children and young people in education, child care and the charity sector.

I hold a 2:1 BA in Criminology (Youth Justice) and am looking forward to beginning Primary Teacher Training (PGCE) in September. I am a native English speaker and have an enhanced DBS check.

I am currently a teaching assistant in a primary school year 4 class. I provide Maths and English interventions to small groups of children, as well as one to one support.

My experience as a child-minder to children aged four to six shaped my decision to pursue primary teaching as a career.

I have also volunteered as an Independent Visitor providing friendship and support figure to a young person with aspergers syndrome, in care of the local authority, a role I found extremely rewarding.

Teaching Experience:

Whilst at university I elected to complete a placement year volunteering as a Supported Housing Assistant at Centrepoint. My primary role was to manage, develop and deliver the AQA accredited 'Lifewise' workshops for the 44-bed service. I was delighted to win the award for being innovative, empowering, inspiring and professional during my time at Centrepoint.

Tutoring Approach:

A grasp of maths is essential to everyday life and therefore a high quality mathematics education provides a foundation for understanding the world. I believe anyone can achieve with the right teaching and environment. I aim to develop a love of learning and an appreciation, curiosity and confidence about the subject by building a dialogue with children, allowing them to take ownership of their learning, and providing engaging and stimulating lessons where mistakes can be made and solutions can be found together.

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

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Andrew (Mr)
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Subjects: Website design  |  Media / Communication Studies  |  Film Studies  |  English  |  Drama  |  Citizenship  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a qualified high school teacher with 18 years' experience of teaching English, Media Communication, Drama and Study Skills to 11-19 year olds. I have held the posts of Head of Drama, Director of Creative Arts and I have led teaching and learning ...
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I am a qualified high school teacher with 18 years' experience of teaching English, Media Communication, Drama and Study Skills to 11-19 year olds. I have held the posts of Head of Drama, Director of Creative Arts and I have led teaching and learning across a range of senior leadership roles, including Principal. I previously worked for the BBC and was awarded a BAFTA for my role in a TV documentary series. I am educated to Masters degree level and hold a 2:1 Bachelor of Arts degree in Digital Media, Politics and Performing Arts. Prior to entering the teaching profession, I gained industry experience in marketing with Lego UK Ltd. I live in Wrexham, North Wales with my young family and I count playing guitar, filmmaking, photography, cricket and graphic design as my main interests.

My experience as a classroom teacher and school leader has developed my expertise in a range of educational strategies, including: personalising learning; active engagement; cooperative learning; maximising achievement; leadership and innovation


EDUCATION HISTORY

- University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Post Graduate Certificate in Secondary Drama, October 1997 - August 1998
- De Montfort University, Leicester, BA Combined Honours in Digital Media, Politics and Performing Arts (2:1), October 1992 - June 1995
- University of Bradford, Diploma in 'Electronic Media', October 1991 - June 1992
- Yale Sixth Form College, Wrexham, September 1989 - August 1991, A-levels in Theatre Studies (A) and Politics & Government (B) and English (C)
- St. David's High School, Wrexham, September 1984 - August 1989, 10 GCSEs, grade A-C, including Maths and English

Teaching Experience:

My expertise has been developed through 18 years experience of teaching English, Media Communication, Drama and Study Skills to 11-19 year olds, and leading whole-school portfolios in teaching and learning, assessment, staff development and curriculum. Embracing the challenge of leading a school in difficult circumstances, I led a dynamic and vibrant community committed to achieving success for all learners, raising aspirations and learning together in a supportive and orderly environment. My overarching leadership secured sustainable improvements in the quality of teaching which, in turn, led to significantly improved outcomes for students which saw the academy move from 'Special Measures' to a 'good' Ofsted judgement. I have a proven track record of leading students and staff to significantly improved outcomes.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

- Co-Director of The Learning Collective Group Ltd. (January 2016 - present)
- Principal, March 2011 - December 2015
- Vice Principal, September 2010 - February 2011
- Senior Assistant Principal (Teaching, Learning and Staff Development), September 2008 - August 2010
- Assistant Principal (Teaching and Learning, Assessment, Reporting and Recording), January 2006 - August 2008
- Director of Creative Arts, January 2006 - August 2008
- Head of Drama, September 2000 - December 2005
- Teacher of Drama and English, September 1998 - August 1999

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is characterised by the following commitments I make to every learner I have the privilege of working with:

- I will place all learners firmly at the centre of the learning experience
- I will lead all learners towards understanding how they learn best and be mindful that academic success is underpinned by aspiration, healthy levels of self-belief, stress management, courage, organisational ability, resilience, creativity and motivation. And that's to name but a few!
- I will hold the highest expectations of all learners and craft memorable learning activities that will encourage a love of learning
- I understand that behind every set of examination results, irrespective of the scores, must stand a person who is equipped, personally, socially and culturally, to prosper in the 21st Century. For this reason, academic tutoring/coaching will always focus on personal as well as academic development.

The Study Skills coaching I offer can help resolve a wide range of common issues that can be barriers to effective learning.If you answer 'yes' to one or more of the following questions, study skills coaching could well be an investment that brings real value to your child and their future:

- Is your child's effort beginning to slip?
- Do behavioural issues exist in the school setting?
- Is your child frequently getting detentions for forgetting homework or being late?
- Do school reports show a dip in academic attainment?
- Does your child struggle to contribute to classroom activities, for example, answering questions or speaking publicly?
- Does your child give up too easily?
- Would your child benefit from improved social skills?
- Does your child become anxious around examination periods?
- Does your child require increased focus and attention prior to key examinations, e.g. entrance examinations, Year 6 standardised attainment tests and GCSE exams?

Flexible, personalised programmes can commence at any point during the year.

The first session is essential for the success of the programme going forward. In this session, we evaluate current learning strengths and weaknesses in the individual student. In order to get a full picture of the student's learning priorities, we undertake the following activities to determine areas for improvement and the best conditions for success:

- reflections from the student on how they feel about their learning experience
- a learning survey - it's good fun and gives the child/student a really useful exercise in self-reflection
- analysis of recent written reports which contain teacher comments and grades recording attainment, effort, attitude to learning, punctuality, etc. School reports can vary in format so it may be that not all this detail is available
- we ask that a parent/teacher is involved for the duration of this first session to provide their own reflections on the learning profile of the child
- completion of a personalised learning contract whereby the child/student, parent/teacher and coach agree on the required conditions needed for the child/student to be successful during the programme.

Subjects
  • Website design
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Media / Communication Studies
  • 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.)

  • Film Studies
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)

  • Drama
  • 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.)
  • Citizenship
  • 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.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)


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Sam (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: A Masters Undergraduate Student at Loughborough University studying Aeronautical Engineering. Enthusiastic and sporty so am easily approachable and able to engage well with students. ...
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A Masters Undergraduate Student at Loughborough University studying Aeronautical Engineering.

Enthusiastic and sporty so am easily approachable and able to engage well with students.

Teaching Experience:

Been teaching maths and accountancy for the past 12 months.

Tutoring Approach:

Flexible on discussion with parents, in line with the needs of each child.

Achieved the following grades:

A level maths - A

GCSE maths - A*

9 other GCSE's - A* & A

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

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Harriet (Mrs)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I am a qualified teacher with six years experience teaching Early Years, Reception and Key Stage One. I am able to offer reading, writing and maths tuition in a fun and practical way tailored to your child`s needs and interests. I specialise ...
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I am a qualified teacher with six years experience teaching Early Years, Reception and Key Stage One.

I am able to offer reading, writing and maths tuition in a fun and practical way tailored to your child`s needs and interests.

I specialise in teaching children aged 3-7. I can offer school readiness programmes especially tailored for pre-schoolers to allow them to have the best possible start to school. I can also offer reading, writing and maths catch-up sessions for children in Reception to Year 4.

I offer the first session free of charge so I can meet with you and assess your child`s needs.

Teaching Experience:

I have six years classroom teaching experience. Prior to qualifying as a teacher I worked as a nanny for five years.

Tutoring Approach:

I am able to offer reading, writing and maths tuition in a fun and practical way tailored to your child`s needs and interests.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)

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

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