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Bridget (Miss)
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Subjects: Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: Are you looking to get into a top art college but need help in preparing the best portfolio of work you can to showcase your ability? Perhaps you need a push or inspiration to challenge yourself and produce a higher standard of artwork? That's whe ...
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Personal Description:
Are you looking to get into a top art college but need help in preparing the best portfolio of work you can to showcase your ability? Perhaps you need a push or inspiration to challenge yourself and produce a higher standard of artwork?

That's where I come in. Having trained at two top London art schools- Central St Martins and City and Guilds of London Art School I am now a professional artist. I am offering a select number of one to one sessions for people who wish to improve their skill set by learning directly from a practising artist on a more in depth basis where each session is carefully tailored specifically to the individual.

Teaching Experience:

Private art tutor- one to one sessions

Tutoring Approach:

I can help with:
Preparing portfolios for fine art foundation courses and fine art BA.
Challenging and enriching thought and perspective with critical thinking as well as practical advice.
Refining art making skills, primarily painting and drawing techniques including composition, perspective, application, colour theory etc..
Broadening knowledge of Art History and contextual awareness

This is not your average art class and is designed for anyone with real passion and talent for creating outstanding fine art. Due to this, an initial consultation and discussion of artwork will be carried out prior to any session in order to assess individual needs and structure. Sessions can be carried out on a flexible basis- either as a one off or on a structured ongoing basis depending.

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

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Caitlyn (Miss)
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Subjects: Drama  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a lighthearted, focused and friendly actress, with a passion for new people and experiences. I have trained for a year at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic arts (LAMDA), where i was exposed to a great deal of new experiences, and was chal ...
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Personal Description:
I am a lighthearted, focused and friendly actress, with a passion for new people and experiences. I have trained for a year at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic arts (LAMDA), where i was exposed to a great deal of new experiences, and was challenged daily. I believe that nothing is ever hard, but just a challenge to overcome and grow as a individual from. I have also trained at the National Youth Theatre, and have a BTEC in performing arts.

I have worked in a wide variety of jobs, and have consequently gained a large number of transferable skills, such as the ability to gain and maintain a rapport with clients/people/customers.I am very interested in what an Individual has to offer, and love seeing people find their true talent

Recently I have performed at The Soho Theatre, The Bush Theatre and have been involved with the national youth theatre.

Teaching Experience:

Although this is my first step into private tuition I have experience assisting drama workshops in schools, and have sat on the audition panel of the National youth Theatre.

Tutoring Approach:

Having received Private Drama tuition myself many years ago i am very aware of how important it is to be comfortable with your tutor. I therefore aim to create an extremely relaxed and open atmosphere in order for the tutee to reach their full potential.

I believe that drama classes can be used for anything from gaining confidence, to helping with speeches, but most of all i think they can help you learn much more about yourself and the people around you.

I aim to help clarify speeches, encourage students to reach their full potential, engage in a two way discussion about the piece they are studying and in doing so help them discover exactly what their objective is. This should all be fun and open.

Every student is different, and it is my responsibility to adapt and be aware of this.

Subjects
  • Drama
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (16 p.h.)

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Debora (Miss)
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Subjects: Italian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I consider myself as an ambassador of Italian culture and language and I strongly believe that studying a foreign language is an incredibly enriching experience that can really widen and improve your world. I started learning languages when I was six ...
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Personal Description:
I consider myself as an ambassador of Italian culture and language and I strongly believe that studying a foreign language is an incredibly enriching experience that can really widen and improve your world. I started learning languages when I was six and I will probably never stop.
In my spare time I love reading, watching movies and going to farmers' markets.

Teaching Experience:

I started teaching Italian as a foreign language while studying languages and literatures at university. I kept teaching part-time for 3 years to students of various ages and levels until I graduated.
I then pursued a career in advertising: I worked as copywriter and trainer of new employees for 6 years. I had the opportunity to train new colleagues from all over Europe. I loved training so much that I decided to go back to language teaching, but full-time. I completed my teacher training at the London Italian Cultural Institute, where I achieved my TIAFL Certificate (Teacher of Italian as a Foreign Language).
I am currently working as part-time private Italian tutor in North London.

Tutoring Approach:

My teaching is student-centred: this means that I plan lessons according to my learners' level, needs and interests.
Lessons are completely in Italian and are designed according to the principles of the communicative method, which makes authentic Italian material the starting point that will lead students to explore and discover the language in a spontaneous way.
You will be learning Italian and Italian culture through different texts and activities. My resources are the latest Italian learning text books, but also literature, songs, videos, articles and games.
Guided by the student's objectives, we will be working on all language abilities: speaking, writing, listening and reading, in order to promote a full and enjoyable learning process.

Subjects
  • Italian
  • 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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Nina (Miss)
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Subjects: Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello to everyone! I am knowledgeable, enthusiastic, friendly native speaker, living in the UK for ten years. Highly educated, well spoken and well mannered, with good communication skills. Have a big experience of traveling (Russia, China, It ...
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Personal Description:
Hello to everyone!

I am knowledgeable, enthusiastic, friendly native speaker, living in the UK for ten years.

Highly educated, well spoken and well mannered, with good communication skills. Have a big experience of traveling (Russia, China, Italy, Scotland, England), working with people in a fast paced environment and business. Fluent in English. I have a wide experience in both cultures and business and have also been trained as a professional swimmer. My skills in both working with children and adults are extensive.

I've finished the school with A levels: Biology (A), Chemistry (A), Russian language (B) and also as an Office Typist.

In 2001 graduated as a Veterinary Doctor from University of Veterinary Medicine in Russia.

Always stay positive and try to find a quick solution to any problem I can come across with in order to achieve the best possible result.

Teaching Experience:

I have 3 years of tutoring experience.

Tutoring Approach:

To develop the skills of listening , speaking, reading and writing in Russian.

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

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Richard (Mr)
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Subjects: Business Related  |  Economics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am 37 years old and qualified as a Teacher in 2006. I consider myself a friendly and approachable person and I like to take an interest in the people around me. I have lived in several Cities in the UK (North and South) and therefore have a diverse ...
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Personal Description:
I am 37 years old and qualified as a Teacher in 2006. I consider myself a friendly and approachable person and I like to take an interest in the people around me. I have lived in several Cities in the UK (North and South) and therefore have a diverse and dispersed group of friends. I have always enjoyed learning and working with young people as I enjoy seeing the spark, energy and potential they have. I am interested in Football and until recently played regularly.

Teaching Experience:

I am the Head of Economics at LVS Ascot and I have spent the last 10 years working successfully in Schools such as St Lukes Science and Sports College in Exeter, The Ridings High School in South Gloucestershire and St Josephs Catholic School in Slough. I have consistently achieved good results with my pupils. I have designed hundreds of resources for my subject that enable students to work towards the criteria set down by exam boards at both GCSE and A' Level. I have extensive knowledge of the AQA and Edexcel courses and exam technique for A2. I have been an examiner for A Level Economics for 4 Years and I currently mark for both the Edexcel and AQA exam boards. This has given me an insight into how exam papers are marked and how students can be prepared for these papers.

Tutoring Approach:

I like to give a clear structure structure to work towards a qualification giving students clear instructions on exactly what they need to include in examinations or coursework. I look to build strong personal relationships with my pupils reinforcing confidence to attempt difficult task and changing my teaching to meet the learning needs of individuals. As a tutor I will make sure I am avaiable contact by you during every evening to monitor and assess your work and deal with any problems you may come across. I provide detailed feedback on what you need to do to reach the higher grades and will point you towards the information you need to do well in Business studies or Economics.

Subjects
  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Economics
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)


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John (Mr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Former RAF officer, and currently Company Director with wide community interests. Teaching Maths is a long term hobby. ...
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Personal Description:
Former RAF officer, and currently Company Director with wide community interests. Teaching Maths is a long term hobby.

Teaching Experience:

30 years as a private tutors, short periods teaching at Icknield and Cilterns Edge schools in Oxfordshire.

Tutoring Approach:

Different to a conventional school approach. I work from the relevance of maths/physics to real life and try to illuminate the subjects by treating them as life skills, and not just academic subjects.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (23 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (23 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)


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Svetlana (Mrs)
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Subjects: Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a native Russian speaker. I have pursued a full time career as a language tutor for over 15 years, teaching students from 3 to 70. I graduated in Moscow as a teacher of chemistry and biology for secondary schools. I worked for a period of two ye ...
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Personal Description:
I am a native Russian speaker. I have pursued a full time career as a language tutor for over 15 years, teaching students from 3 to 70. I graduated in Moscow as a teacher of chemistry and biology for secondary schools. I worked for a period of two years in a school in Moscow. I came to the UK and started working for a Russian oil company in London involved in translations. In addition I worked as required as a Russian translator for the Bank of England. In 1998 I co-wrote a book called "Talk Russian" for the BBC which was used in support of a Russian language programme that they were presenting.

Teaching Experience:

I commenced working in the education sector in the UK in 1998.I was engaged as a preparatory school teacher in an independent school, where I continued to work until 2004 and was tutoring in my free time.
I became a full time Russian language tutor in August 2004 for students of all ages, children, teens, adults who need extra support and business professionals.

Tutoring Approach:

I tailor each lesson to suit the student's needs. On the first lesson I identify areas for improvement and prepare an adapted teaching schedule to provide the maximum support for learning. My continuing approach depends on the type and needs of the student that I am tutoring. I have a total open mind, when I first meet them. The method of study will vary considerably .I make sure that the students enjoy the lessons and understand each step before progressing to the next one.
For very young students I use lots of games and activities to engage them and stimulate their mind, praising them with their progress.
I also tutor young people for their GCSE, A level, IB examinations, and undergraduates. I focus on improving their confidence and question answering technique in addition to providing them with a deeper understanding of conversational skills, grammar and comprehension of each topic. Closer to their exams, I concentrate on improving question techniques and creating links across the curriculum. I can also offer tuition of intensive exam preparation. My objective is to obtain the best results from each student.
For the business professionals, they generally need to improve their conversational skills, which I feature for them, but also include elements of grammar and spelling, to ensure a total understanding. It is important to help them find the way to learn.
I have access to several resources including Skype, where I utilise as support "Scribblar" and "Blackboard Collaborate" along with many other white board conference and collaboration tools, and use them accordingly.
I am a patient tutor and try to build trust with my students, which lead to fast progress, this being the top priority. It is a pleasure to pass on my knowledge to all of my students, and for me this is one of the most rewarding experiences ever.
I would really like to meet you and wish you the best for your Russian language studies. Please don't hesitate to contact me.

Qualifications:
Moscow State Pedagogical University, Moscow -PGCE; Teacher of Biology and Chemistry in secondary (PGCE)
Moscow State Pedagogical University - Masters; Specialism in Biology and Chemistry, (Masters)
Native Language: Russian
Additional Languages: English (British)
Availability: Weekends/Weekdays (9:00-21:00)
References Available: Yes (Copy provided)

Subjects
  • Russian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 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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Robert (Mr)
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Subjects: History  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Drama  |  Entrance Exams  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a professionally trained actor. I have written for numerous publications, with stories and poems published regularly. I am confident with public speaking, since I have been performing in diverse venues for nearly 10 years. I have an MA in Acting ...
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Personal Description:
I am a professionally trained actor. I have written for numerous publications, with stories and poems published regularly. I am confident with public speaking, since I have been performing in diverse venues for nearly 10 years. I have an MA in Acting and an MA in Theatre & Performance Studies. I have professional training in elocution, pronunciation as well as accent and dialect work.

I am a keen footballer, and believe in the importance of keeping fit and eating healthily. I also love travel, gardening, fixing computers and watching and critiquing films and theatre.

Teaching Experience:

I have been working as a private Tutor since 2007, and am a member of a number of private tutoring companies. I have tutored in English Language, English Literature, Speech, Drama, Acting, Philosophy, Entrance Exams, and most primary subjects. I have tutored Students from all ages and abilities; including adults and teenagers, as well as younger pupils, and pupils with learning difficulties

From Aug 2009 to May 2010 I was a Learning Support Assistant, DeBeauvoir School, Hackney, London.

Main duties included ensuring that students with learning difficulties are both kept up to speed with the general classroom environment, and that this does not disrupt the other students.

Other duties include:
- To provide full time academic and pastoral support to individual learners with learning difficulties, and/or behavioural and social problems.
- To provide academic and pastoral support to all other learners when required.
- To encourage learners to pursue further academic or vocational education.
- To provide behavioural support in class and to teaching staff at all times.

July 2009 - August 2009 I was SEN Assistant at Kentish Town CE School, London

Main duties include ensuring that students with physical and/or cognitive complications are given the extra support they require within the general classroom environment, and that this does not disrupt the other students.

Jan 2009 - June 2009 I was a Cover Supervisor, Neat Education & Select Education, Sheffield

Responsibilities are that of a Supply Teacher, being responsible for the learning and conduct of a whole class of students. Maintaining discipline and focus as well as being at all times a strong leader and role model were essential at all times.

Other duties include:
- Academic and pastoral support to all other learners when required.
- Monitoring attendance of learners and set appropriate targets.
- Invigilating examinations and mark work.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that Tutoring is first about personal connection. Any learning can only be achieved given a certain level of trust, which must be established in order to create a solid platform from which further learning can then flourish. Younger students are most open to absorbing information and should have the chance to take academic information and guidance from a range of people. This enhances the educational experiences and broadens the horizons of a student.

Having myself struggled with poor teachers, or unwieldy subject matter, I know that, with the right teachers, such areas can come alive. More clinical approaches to tutoring further separate students from the learning process. Having experienced one-to-one tuition myself, I have seen the many positives and potential pitfalls the system can bring. These experiences galvanize me and help me in my own tutoring. I relish taking what I have learnt, and the exciting methods by which I have learnt it, and passing that on to other students.

Regardless of the level taught, it is impossible to make real progress unless the student first has engagement and interest in the subject. I see my task as tutor as a process of invigorating the material for those studying.

Subjects
  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (28 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (28 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (33 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (28 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (28 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (33 p.h.)

  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (28 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (28 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (33 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (33 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (33 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (33 p.h.)
  • Drama
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (28 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (28 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (33 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (33 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (33 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (33 p.h.)

  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (28 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (28 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (28 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (28 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (33 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (33 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (33 p.h.)


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Isabelle (Mrs)
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Subjects: French  
Availability: Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a French native and have been living in England since 2006. I studied and obtained my French degree at University in France. I have also completed a course to teach French as a Foreign Language. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a French native and have been living in England since 2006. I studied and obtained my French degree at University in France. I have also completed a course to teach French as a Foreign Language.

Teaching Experience:

I worked two years in Northampton School for Girls as a french Language Assistant. During and since this time, I have also provided French tuition through Language Schools and privately for students and adults.

Tutoring Approach:

I focus on the speaking for the students to be able to use the language effectively, while integrating grammar, vocabulary, writing and reading. I use all sorts of documents (images, dialogues, flash-cards,...), either on printed sheets or interactively. When appropriate, I like to use sound materials as it is a good way to get familiar with the sounds and intonations of the language.

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

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Gemma (Miss)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  |  Combined Science  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: As a school student, I was a confirmed hater of Science! I am still haunted by the drafty labs and memories of sitting in silence on wobbly stools taking notes from ancient text books and carrying out odd practicals with the ubiquitous Potato tuber. ...
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Personal Description:
As a school student, I was a confirmed hater of Science! I am still haunted by the drafty labs and memories of sitting in silence on wobbly stools taking notes from ancient text books and carrying out odd practicals with the ubiquitous Potato tuber. It wasn't until I started studying Science as an adult learner in an FE college, where I was taught by inspiring and enthusiastic lecturers, who illustrated important concepts with analogies, diagrams and genuinely interesting practicals, that I began to realise that science was relevant to me and was "my thing".

This experience has stayed with me and has given me a passion for making science exciting and largely the reason that I chose a career in personal tutoring.

I am a professional full-time private tutor. I have recently graduated with an MSc in Science (Medicinal Chemistry and science education studies). I have also graduated with a First class honours degree in Life Sciences (Open) and I have completed a Post-graduate Certificate in Professional Studies in Education, specialising in Science Education.

Teaching Experience:

I specialised in A level and GCSE tuition and I have extensive experience working with a wide range of students, from those who are struggling and need help understanding the key concepts to those who do well in science but need support to develop the exam technique that will get them the top grades.

I have tutored students working towards exams with all the major exam boards, including AQA (AS, A2 Biology and Chemistry, GCSE core science, GCSE Additional Science, GCSE Biology and Chemistry), OCR (AS, A2 Biology and Chemistry, Salter's Chemistry, 21st Century Science GCSE), WJEC (A level Biology), EDEXCEL (AS and A2 Biology and Chemistry, GCSE, IGCSE)


I also have much experience working with students entering for exams as external candidates and I can provide assistance in making arrangements for this.

In my professional life prior to tuition, I was employed as a company trainer in the catering industry, working with newly employed staff on an individual basis to help them develop the skills and knowledge relevant to their new positions and training existing staff to take on more senior roles. This gave me extensive experience of one-to-one tuition and creating individual training strategies.

Tutoring Approach:

When I begin tutoring a new student, I spend some time getting to know the individual and we begin by discussing their current feelings about Science and what they would like to get out of the tutorial sessions. I also carry out an assessment of the individual's learning style (sounds scary, but it's not, it's just a short quiz). By discovering how the individual learns best, I can structure the tutorials so that they are composed of activities that will be both effective and enjoyable. In all cases, I endeavor to make Science enjoyable and relevant to the individual student as possible and tailor the explanations to their particular interests.

As well as providing subject-specific tuition, I place particular emphasis on the development of study and exam skills. Where relevant, this includes teaching essay writing skills, how to revise, how to approach exams and specific scientific skills, such as data analysis and evaluation, which are often assessed in course work. I also offer tutorial sessions which focus just on study skills, for those who are comfortable with their subject knowledge but need extra support in these areas.

As well as traditional face to face sessions, I also offer fully online lessons using skype and an interactive whiteboard which allows me to interact with students in the same way as in a face-to-face lesson. If you are interested in online tuition but are not sure how it would work please contact me to discuss.

Subjects
  • Study Skills
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Combined Science
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)


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Kevin (Dr)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Combined Science  |  Life Science  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a senior epidemiologist and Research Lead within a healthcare organisation and I have studied biology, biochemistry, immunology, microbiology, parasitology and epidemiology at both under-graduate and post-graduate level. I also have a Master's i ...
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Personal Description:
I am a senior epidemiologist and Research Lead within a healthcare organisation and I have studied biology, biochemistry, immunology, microbiology, parasitology and epidemiology at both under-graduate and post-graduate level. I also have a Master's in Public Health. I am interested primarily in human disease and work on vaccine-preventable diseases, infection and associated Human Papillomavirus-driven cancers. I have taught and lectured to 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th year undergraduates and to Master's students. I am fairly strict with regards to attention to detail and I believe that it is important to write accurately and in a concise but salient fashion. I am able to read, write and speak fluent French. I love my 2-year old daughter, mountaineering, ultra-marathons and Kettlebells.

Teaching Experience:

I have been a STEM ambassador for West of Scotland for the last 5 years, teaching biology and basic molecular biology, microbiology and immunology to primary and secondary school children.

Honorary lecturing duties at Glasgow University on molecular biology/microbiology/immunology in context of public health.

Module Leader for Outbreak Management and Epidemiology modules for M.Sc. in Infection Control, University of Highlands & Islands

External examiner for MSc in Infection Control, University of Essex (Kaplan).

Tutoring Approach:

Relaxed - it is crucial to see how the student thinks and take it from there. Everybody is different and in order to understand where the difficulties may lie, one must take the time to appraise how the student is thinking and which areas are causing the most problems. Using a number of examples, it can often be revealing to the student when one thinks of a scenario in a different way. However, it is imperative that the student appreciates that the attainment of knowledge and the ability to reason and apply that knowledge comes from drive, enthusiasm and structured revision. After tutoring, I normally arrange for students to meet with my contacts in the field of biology and public health so that they may gain some extra practical experience and/or some work experience before their next career step. I have also tutored students who are at various points on the autism spectrum.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Combined Science
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

  • Life Science
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


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Gavin (Mr)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am an English teacher, currently working at a Further Education college. I have taught there now for 8 years and, prior to that, I taught at a secondary school for 8 years. I am an Advanced Skills Teacher for English, so have advanced knowledge and ...
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I am an English teacher, currently working at a Further Education college. I have taught there now for 8 years and, prior to that, I taught at a secondary school for 8 years. I am an Advanced Skills Teacher for English, so have advanced knowledge and skills in the subject. I have a B.A and an M.A in English Literature, as well as a PGCE in English teaching, so my subject knowledge is extremely advanced. I am also an A grade A Level English and GCSE English examiner, so have developed knowledge of exam criteria and working to the assessment objectives. I have taught AQA and OCR GCSE English, AQA English Literature, AQA English Language and AQA English Lang & Lit.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught English for 16 years in total, across the secondary sector and in Further Education. I have taught across all levels in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5; teaching English to years 7-9, GCSE English, Functional Skills English, A Level English Language (AS and A2), A Level English Literature (AS and A2) and A Level English Language & Literature (AS and A2). I am currently an Advanced Skills Teacher in English and an A Level English Language and GCSE English examiner. My students get good grades in their courses, with 100% pass rate (A*-C) in GCSE English and 100% pass rate (A*-C) in all A Level English courses. I have advanced knowledge and understanding of all areas within English, including: linguistics, literary analysis, creative writing, analysis of non-fiction/media texts, grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Tutoring Approach:

I am an experienced tutor, having tutored for twelve years and I have a very good track record of success, all of my tutees have gained the grades that they needed- including 10 A grades in GCSE and 5 A grades in A Level English. I am extremely passionate about students achieving to their potential, gaining the grades that they need to succeed. I check the tutee's current level and then set targets for them, linked to their written work. I am supportive and encouraging towards my tutees and I am dedicated to their achievement and success.

Subjects
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 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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Jenny (Miss)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Qualified tutor with two years of experience, offers Spanish tutoring. Graduated at the University of Guayaquil (Ecuador) with the title of Secondary Education Teacher in English Language and Linguistics, and recognized to the Spanish title of Qual ...
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Qualified tutor with two years of experience, offers Spanish tutoring. Graduated at the University of Guayaquil (Ecuador) with the title of Secondary Education Teacher in English Language and Linguistics, and recognized to the Spanish title of Qualified Teacher in Foreign Language at the University of Valencia (Spain)

Teaching Experience:

Ana Paredes de Alfaro Institute (Ecuador)
1 year
Substitute Teacher

Private classes

Tutoring Approach:

Spanish is a funny language, is very easy to learn, you will speaking and you will be writting with some rules of grammar, to express your feelings, your thoughts and comunicate in easily way with others. try to underestand Spanish language and our Spanish-speaking culture.

The best way to learn a language is one to one contact, so we need to understand certain tricks, that we don't normally get in a globalized classroom.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)

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Hilary (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a friendly person with a good sense of humour. I like people and try to take a positive view of their difficulties and problems. I enjoy teaching English. I learn something new from my students all the time; it is so rewarding. ...
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I am a friendly person with a good sense of humour. I like people and try to take a positive view of their difficulties and problems. I enjoy teaching English. I learn something new from my students all the time; it is so rewarding.

Teaching Experience:

I have been a private tutor for over 5 years. I have 25 years experience working with teenagers in a further education colleges, with younger people in schools and latterly in adult education. I was an AQA examiner in English for 5 years and understand most examination boards' set requirements.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach is to agree long term goals broken down into small achievable tasks. If a student has a problem with any work I set I prefer them to contact me by telephone or email for further help rather than struggle on.

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

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Chris (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: My name is Chris. With a good academic background, and now with excellent feedback, my approach is to not only impart knowledge, but also attempt to generate a passion for a subject that will remain long after any examination success. Educated at Kin ...
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My name is Chris. With a good academic background, and now with excellent feedback, my approach is to not only impart knowledge, but also attempt to generate a passion for a subject that will remain long after any examination success. Educated at King's Collage School, Wimbledon and a subsequent degree course in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at King's College, London, I joined the BBC as a television recording engineer in 1976. I became a successful editor with the BBC and continue to enjoy the same role now on a freelance basis.
I am a good communicator, and seem to have the knack of explaining sometimes difficult concepts with clear and concise explanations. I have kept in touch with my core subjects (maths, physics and science) throughout my life and retain a keen interest in all of them. I'm not just a book-based dry academic but someone who knows how to fire enthusiasm for learning that will last long after any examination paper. My work has never been Mon-Fri 9-5, so I am available during the working day both in term time and school holidays.

Teaching Experience:

I have now been tutoring Maths for over two years which has generated good feedback and positive results from parents and students alike.
I think that is all that counts.

Tutoring Approach:

I try to impart my enthusiasm for the subject to my students. This is so much easier on a one to one basis compared with the classroom. A tutor will often cause the 'penny to drop', not by simply repeating a classroom lesson, but by offering a different explanation of a problem. Working in close contact with the syllabus, I quickly identify areas of weakness in the understanding of a subject, and repair that damage as quickly as possible. This is essential, especially in maths, as new concepts can rely so heavily on previous knowledge, which, if absent, will make comprehension of new material even more difficult. This is presumably why you are looking for a tutor in the first place. Homework, mock exam questions are essential, not only as feedback for me to know how successful any lesson has been, but also for you as a parent to see if any improvement has been achieved. A return for your investment if you like. Get in touch.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)

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Samer (Dr)
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Subjects: English  |  Study Skills  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Arabic  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I have a BA Honours Degree in English Studies from Aleppo University in Syria in 2000. I embarked on two Postgraduate Diplomas at Aleppo University one in Linguistics (2002); the other in Education and Qualification in 2003. In both of these Diplomas ...
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Personal Description:
I have a BA Honours Degree in English Studies from Aleppo University in Syria in 2000. I embarked on two Postgraduate Diplomas at Aleppo University one in Linguistics (2002); the other in Education and Qualification in 2003. In both of these Diplomas I was awarded a Distinction. In 2002, I was fortunate in gaining a scholarship to study in the UK and was nominated to study in the department of Language and Linguistics at the University of Essex. I found this course to be immensely useful to me as a TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) professional as I was able to observe a range of different EAP (English for Academic Purposes)classrooms; make academic presentations and really developed my love of scholarship which fired me with the enthusiasm to read for a PhD degree. I finished my doctorate in TESOL at the University of Ulster entitled "EAP Teachers Approaches to Giving Written Feedback on Academic Writing in British and Syrian ELT Centres". . I am extremely interested in teaching the language skills (as my recent doctorate shows). I am extremely hard working and sociable. I have good comparative knowledge of Western and Islamic societies which I could share with students where pertinent. I also have two qualifications from Ulster University in Peer Mentoring and Counselling.

I have strong interpersonal, communication, and classroom management skills and self-motivator. Apart from being an interesting experience in itself, tutoring is an ideal opportunity for me at this stage of my career as the area of this job is interesting to me and I have got the enthusiasm and motivation and energy to do it well and to develop things.I would like consider offering online tutorials (email writing tutorials for students who can not attend some classes).

Teaching Experience:

In the Diploma of Education and Qualification, I have been trained how to teach and how to deliver lectures in Arabic and English and also how to prepare lesson plan. I have experience of teaching university students in Syria as I was a lecturer at Aleppo University from 2002 to 2013. I enjoy teaching and lecturing and love my profession as I am particularly interested in communicating with individuals and groups. My colleagues and supervisors all say that I am a natural communicator and this, coupled with my knowledge of the field, leads me to think that I would make a good teacher. My mother tongue language is Arabic, yet my knowledge of written and spoken English is very good as well. I am also interested in materials design and curriculum development in ELT and could make useful contributions in these areas. I have also specialized in ESP, Materials and Methods in ELT, Language Teachers in Classrooms and Vocabulary and would be interested in teaching international students. My job in Syria was delivering pre-sessional programmes in academic English language to Syrian postgraduate students. Those students have to attend some EAP and ESP courses and pass the final exam which will enable them to pursue their high studies in Syria or in some English speaking countries like UK, USA and Canada. My teaching experience gives me a deeper insight and understanding of actual teaching/learning contexts. When I did my MA degree at Essex University, I taught some international students as part of the "Teaching Practice" module. I have been trained how to write a lesson plan for international students and how to use the PowerPoint for delivering lectures. Furthermore, I am very au fait with technology in the classroom.

Tutoring Approach:

It is the application of an integrating approach for the development of communicative skills in the lesson, in which the four skills in the acquisition of knowledge of a foreign language can be taught in a coherent way, and practiced together, with a distinction of the importance of one upon the other. One image for teaching English as a second or foreign language (ESL/EFL) is that of a tapestry. The tapestry is woven from many strands, such as the characteristics of the teacher, the learner, the setting, and the relevant languages (i.e., English and the native languages of the learners and the teacher). For the instructional loom to produce a large, strong, beautiful, colorful tapestry, all of these strands must be interwoven in positive ways. For example, the instructor's teaching style must address the learning style of the learner, the learner must be motivated, and the setting must provide resources and values that strongly support the teaching of the language. However, if the strands are not woven together effectively, the instructional loom is likely to produce something small, weak, ragged, and pale--not recognizable as a tapestry at all.

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

  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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

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Kshiti (Mrs)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: Seasoned instructor in the field of Computer Science and Engineering with ~7 years of full-time experience in classroom teaching and lab management. Solid understanding of computer science subjects and programming fundamentals. ...
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Seasoned instructor in the field of Computer Science and Engineering with ~7 years of full-time experience in classroom teaching and lab management.

Solid understanding of computer science subjects and programming fundamentals.

Teaching Experience:

Highly appreciated technical instructor by college senior management for effectively communicating complex technical information to struggling students, flexing instructing style to meet diverse audience needs and improvising curricula for thorough understanding.

Imparted technical guidance to engineering students for 3 final-year thesis projects, through the conceptualization and coding to the delivery and final presentation.

Designed detailed and comprehensive course packages for programming languages viz. C, C++ and Core Java. Conducted home tuitions and worked as a freelancer with private training institutions for the same.

Tutoring Approach:

Confident and dedicated professional with a deep passion for teaching/tutoring.

Tutoring Subjects:

MATHS and SCIENCE TUtoring:
*ICT tutoring for KS3,GCSE and A level
*Maths,Physics,combined science tutoring for KS3 and GCSE

COMPUTER SCIENCE SUBJECTS TUTORING WITH HANDS ON EXPERIENCE:
Programming Languages: C, C++, Core Java(with guidance for OCJP)
Database : SQL, PL/SQL
Java databse connectivity
JAVA WEB PROGRAMMING: Servlets and JSP 2.0


COMPUTER SCIENCE THEORY SUBJECTS :
1. Database design
2.Class and Object Modelling with sequence diagrams
3.Operating Systems
4.Programming Fundamentals.
5.HTML
6.Fundamentals of computer networking

** Please make a note that I don't take any project work . I only teach the coursework subjects and languages with hands on experience which are mentioned in my profile .

ONLINE TUITION - FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE PROGRAMMING

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (12 p.h.)
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (12 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (14 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (16 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (16 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (16 p.h.)


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Abhinaba (Mr)
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Subjects: Life Science  |  Physics  |  Maths  |  Combined Science  |  Biology  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I am a easy going teacher. I have the capability to create the bond we need to have between a teacher a student.I love to study so i teach which makes me upto date with syllabus as well as some extra experience. ...
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I am a easy going teacher. I have the capability to create the bond we need to have between a teacher a student.I love to study so i teach which makes me upto date with syllabus as well as some extra experience.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching for 3 years.

Tutoring Approach:

keeping it real
fostering independence
assessment through games
use fast pace drills
use of multi media tools
introducing humour to the tutor session
encouraging student to create

Subjects
  • Life Science
  • GCSE or Standards (13 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (13 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (13 p.h.)
  • Combined Science
  • GCSE or Standards (13 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (13 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (13 p.h.)


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