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Thomas (Dr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  French  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  |  Business Related  |  Entrance Exams  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I am a friendly, cheerful person. Students get on well with me. They find me relaxed, patient and committed to their success. I am especially good at building up their confidence and helping them discover that they can in fact understand the subject ...
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Personal Description:
I am a friendly, cheerful person. Students get on well with me. They find me relaxed, patient and committed to their success. I am especially good at building up their confidence and helping them discover that they can in fact understand the subject and succeed in it.

Teaching Experience:

I've been teaching since 1969, both young people and adults; was head of a Secondary School; and have been tutoring privately since 2001.

Tutoring Approach:

I am passionate about helping students get the best from themselves. I approach each one as an individual, as if he or she were my only student. I design my tutoring around a student's specific needs and individual way of learning. I find that my unshakeable trust in their ability and potential allows a student to trust him or herself and gain the confidence to succeed in the subject area in which I am supporting them.

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

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)

  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)



Lucy (Ms)
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Subjects: French  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Hello! I'm a French teacher living in Hitchin and am very interested in meeting you if you need help with your French or would simply like to improve your existing knowledge of the subject. Private tuition is my favourite area of teaching and I would ...
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Personal Description:
Hello! I'm a French teacher living in Hitchin and am very interested in meeting you if you need help with your French or would simply like to improve your existing knowledge of the subject. Private tuition is my favourite area of teaching and I would love to hear from you soon!

Teaching Experience:

I am a qualified teacher of French and have been teaching French for 18 years to people of all ages and abilities. I taught at primary, secondary and third level. I have been working for the Department of Education as Assistant Examiner of French for a number of years and also as Oral French Examiner. Moreover, I spent time in France teaching English as a foreign language. I have always given private French lessons to students but also to people who just want to improve or practise their French.

Tutoring Approach:

Private tuition has always appealed to me. Firstly, so much learning can take place due to the one-to-one dynamic and this therefore is very satisfying for both teacher and pupil. Secondly, it is a wonderful means of building a rapport between teacher and pupil. In fact, I have built up a number of friendships over the years with some former tutees!

Subjects
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 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 (25 p.h.)

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Fabienne (Mrs)
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Subjects: Special Needs  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Spanish  |  Italian  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I hold a PGCE in Modern Languages and English, a PGCE in Dyslexia/ SpLD and a Master 's Degree in Special and Inclusive Education. I am of French and Italian origin, therefore speak both languages at native speaker level, and I also speak English flu ...
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Personal Description:
I hold a PGCE in Modern Languages and English, a PGCE in Dyslexia/ SpLD and a Master 's Degree in Special and Inclusive Education. I am of French and Italian origin, therefore speak both languages at native speaker level, and I also speak English fluently. My Spanish is excellent and I can, and have done so, teach German too.

Teaching Experience:

I am currently teaching French and Spanish to GCSE level, and tutoring privately several students for French A'level, as well as dyslexia / reading and writing difficulties (both primary and secondary age). I taught Italian to adults, up to GCSE level, at the local college, for several years, and English as a Second Language for many years when I worked abroad, preparing students for the TOEFL qualification. I am also the Regional Primary Languages Trainer, teaching primary school pupils and training teachers.

Tutoring Approach:

I value one-to-one or small groups lessons as I can give individual attention to the students. I make them feel that they can achieve and use games and various techniques to make the lessons interesting and relevant. I have a wide range of resources at hand and I am constantly writing new ones. I prepare my lessons thoroughly in advance and deliver them with enthusiasm and care.

Subjects
  • Special Needs
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (22 p.h.)

  • Italian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (22 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)


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Louisa (Miss)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: My name's Louisa, I'm 36 years old, and I'm an experienced tutor of both adults and children. I play the flute, accordion and piano. I have had a classical music education, and in recent years I have also studied blues, jazz, rock, pop, folk and gyps ...
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Personal Description:
My name's Louisa, I'm 36 years old, and I'm an experienced tutor of both adults and children. I play the flute, accordion and piano. I have had a classical music education, and in recent years I have also studied blues, jazz, rock, pop, folk and gypsy music.

Teaching Experience:

I have been giving private lessons in music theory, flute, accordion and piano since 2002.

Music Theory: Many of my students are gigging musicians who have decided they want to learn how to read music and how to understand harmony. I also teach a lot of students who are studying at music colleges, universities, or in schools, who need extra help with understanding music theory in able to pass their exams. Alongside music theory I also teach sight-reading, aural skills, and composition.

Instruments: My first job when I was 14 years old was as a flute teacher! I now teach flute, piano and accordion to both adults and children.

Tutoring Approach:

I provide a friendly and affordable service in a professional environment, with lessons tailored to the individual's needs.

Music Theory: I teach all ages and abilities, so whether you're a student needing extra help at college or school, or you're a gigging musician who wants to improve and learn more about what you're doing, or even if you've no previous experience of music at all but simply want to start to learn, get in touch and I'm certain I'll be able to help.

I offer a 10 taster lesson for music classes with no obligation to continue.

Subjects
  • Music
  • 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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Bonina (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  |  Portuguese  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am Brazilian and I've been living in the UK for about 18 years. I have a passion for languages and can speak Italian, French, English and Portuguese. Although I come from Brazil many of my students want to go to Portugal and I am prepared to teac ...
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Personal Description:
I am Brazilian and I've been living in the UK for about 18 years.
I have a passion for languages and can speak Italian, French, English and Portuguese.
Although I come from Brazil many of my students want to go to Portugal and I am prepared to teach European Portuguese as well as Brazilian Portuguese.
I also work as an interpreter for the public sector and currently I am running an English course for international students at Emerson College.

Teaching Experience:

I've been teaching Portuguese for about 14 years in the UK. I've taught in different Adult Education Centres and now I have private groups and private students. I also have experience in Corporate teaching in the UK.
For more information about my teaching please look in

Tutoring Approach:

My teaching is more focused in speaking. I do lots of exercises to make the student speak from lesson 1 and they do!
I use pictures, resources from the internet, white board and lots of repetition.
I have been doing it for many years and many of my students are fluent speakers.

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • Portuguese
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 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.)



Patricia (Miss)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  French  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am Spanish teacher living in London. I am really friendly, responsible and I will always love to learn as many languages as possible. ...
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Personal Description:
I am Spanish teacher living in London. I am really friendly, responsible and I will always love to learn as many languages as possible.

Teaching Experience:

I studied a degree on Translation and Interpreting so I have a good English and French. Two years ago, I ended my MA degree on Spanish language and culture which is mainly focused on teaching Spanish as a foreign language.

I have been an English assistant teacher in two Summer Camps for 4 to 6 year old children and also taught Spanish as a foreign language to Erasmus students coming to the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
I have also been personal tutor of many children between 5 and 15 years.

Tutoring Approach:

I really try to focus on a Communicative Method, I make sure grammar is learned but I do not focus on showing grammar as a separate subject which has to be learned by hard. I try to show real texts (news articles, stories, tales, etc) and once you are able to understand the vocabulary, you will notice how is grammar used in different contexts.
There is no sense of teaching a language without a real context, I try to avoid inventing sentences which have no meaning at all.

In case you wish to try different approaches, I have no inconvenience on adapting it to what you really want to do.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (16 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (16 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (16 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (13 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (10 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (10 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (9 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (10 p.h.)

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Martin (Mr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Chemistry  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  |  Maths  |  English  |  Music  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Martin is an experienced teacher and lecturer from across a whole range of the Educational Sectors from Secondary to Further and Higher Education. He has taught ages and qualifications from year 7 Expressive Arts and Level 2 (First Diplomas) to Honou ...
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Personal Description:
Martin is an experienced teacher and lecturer from across a whole range of the Educational Sectors from Secondary to Further and Higher Education. He has taught ages and qualifications from year 7 Expressive Arts and Level 2 (First Diplomas) to Honours degree (BSc) Level 6.

He has guided many pupils and students to successful achievements academically and professionally.

Martin has most taught classes in Functional Skills English and Maths.

He is a Professional Associate member of Mercury Musical Developments and writes and composes for Musical Theatre having had successful productions at theatres in London, Guildford, Woking and Open Air at Runnymede. He is also part of the Electronic Music Foundation and has researched into Surround Sound techniques.

Teaching Experience:

My experience covers guitar teaching in Primary, class teaching and Head of Music in Secondary as well as Lecturing in further and Higher Education. I have been an examiner for GCSE music and taught Functional Skills English and Maths.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach is friendly and student centred. I prepare for every session and I expect the student/pupil to do the same (completing any homework set) unless under particular pressure at their educational establishment. This ensures that the best progress possible is made during and after each tutorial. Students (and Parents) are likely to have particular needs which I take into consideration.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)

  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


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Claire (Ms)
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Subjects: Craft and Design  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I have a First Class BA (Hons) Degree in Creative Arts, comprising Textile Design and Fine Art, from Bath Spa University, and a Masters Degree in Fashion and Textiles Design from the same university. After completing my degree as a mature student i ...
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Personal Description:
I have a First Class BA (Hons) Degree in Creative Arts, comprising Textile Design and Fine Art, from Bath Spa University, and a Masters Degree in Fashion and Textiles Design from the same university. After completing my degree as a mature student in 2006 I worked as a Textile Designer for a year before setting up a luxury lingerie business, which I closed in 2010 due to the financial situation. However, this experience taught me a great deal about setting up a business and manufacturing a product. Since then I have been self employed as a practising artist/designer and sell my work both online and through exhibitions and fairs.

Teaching Experience:

I spent school holidays working with disadvantaged youngsters on playgroups in Salford, Manchester. After leaving school I spent a year as a Community Service Volunteer in a school for blind children in Newcastle upon Tyne. This involved working with children from the age of three to eleven. I have also helped children with their reading skills at my local primary school when my own children were young. During my degree I mentored students, and completed a work placement at a sixth form college in Birmingham where I tutored students in drawing skills.

Tutoring Approach:

I want to support each individual to realise their potential to the best of their abilities. I aim to help students develop their confidence and creativity using sketchbook work, research and critical analysis, and can assist students with portfolio presentation and with report and essay writing. I have an extensive background in fashion, textiles and painting, with specific knowledge of dye processes, surface design, free embroidery, drawing, Adobe Photoshop and painting, and enjoy helping students progress and excel in these areas.

Subjects
  • Craft and Design
  • 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.)
  • Art
  • 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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Amna (Ms)
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Subjects: Computer Studies / I.T.  |  Combined Science  |  Chemistry  |  Urdu  |  Physics  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: An experienced teacher in subject biology and science. ...
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Personal Description:
An experienced teacher in subject biology and science.

Teaching Experience:

i have a good experience in teaching students of GCSE biology and grade 5 and 6 science.

Tutoring Approach:

Please contact on my number and we will talk which approach will be best.

Subjects
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • Combined Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)

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

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


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Robet (Mr)
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Subjects: Website design  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I have been a tutoring for more than 10 years and currently I am working as a professional IT developer with Bank of England. I have been in IT industry for more than 15 years. ...
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Personal Description:
I have been a tutoring for more than 10 years and currently I am working as a professional IT developer with Bank of England. I have been in IT industry for more than 15 years.

Teaching Experience:

I have been lecturing for 5 years before and currently giving out home tuition on various IT subjects.

Tutoring Approach:

My tutoring are based on examples and real time scenarios, I personally think this is the best way to mould students to fit into the real IT world. Try my teaching technique once and if you are not happy, I will be more than happy for you to look for an alternative tutor. Thanks

Subjects
  • Website design
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (18 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (18 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)



Lawrence (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I am a second year Oxford University Maths undergraduate with versatile interests and a passion for teaching. In love with Mathematics and hoping to become a teacher one day, I relish every opportunity I get to share my knowledge with others. I am ...
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Personal Description:
I am a second year Oxford University Maths undergraduate with versatile interests and a passion for teaching. In love with Mathematics and hoping to become a teacher one day, I relish every opportunity I get to share my knowledge with others.

I am interested in classical music (play the violin), baroque opera and theatre. I am also writing a blog and am currently the editor-in-chief of the Oxford University Maths Society Magazine, the "Invariant".

Teaching Experience:

Co-founder and co-owner of Quill Tuition tutoring company: conducted Maths and English classes for individuals and small groups; including a Maths course for high-school students heading to leading UK universities; experienced with teaching online using interactive online whiteboard and classroom facilities (2015).

Private English tutor for adults and teenagers (2014).

Taught a high-school Maths insight course to a class of 14-year olds (2013).

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that successful tutoring consists of two things: the right approach, tailored to individual needs of every student and constant repetition and revision. If my student does not understand something, I try different ways of explaining it to them for as long as it takes for them to grasp the difficult concept in question. This way I can quickly find out what learning style fits the given student and how to teach them most effectively.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (15 p.h.)


Nurlan (Mr)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Maths  |  Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: My name is Nurlan. I am from Azerbaijan. I am a friendly final year student at the University of Manchester studying Accounting and Finance. Previously, I have also studied in my home country Azerbaijan for two years and was awarded with full Azerbai ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Nurlan. I am from Azerbaijan. I am a friendly final year student at the University of Manchester studying Accounting and Finance. Previously, I have also studied in my home country Azerbaijan for two years and was awarded with full Azerbaijan Government Scholarship to study at the University of Manchester. The award was given for high academic achievements in my country. I speak Russian, Turkish, English.

Teaching Experience:

Although, my native language is Azeri, I studied in Russian school and university for overall 13 years, lived in Russia 6 years and Russian is also native for me. In my home country, I worked as a private tutor of Russian language for 3 years. I teached Russian 2 years in Manchester as well.

Being exceptional in math, I was also giving math classes to pupils when I studied at the University in Azerbaijan and also in Manchester. Overall, I have 5 years of experience teaching math.

Tutoring Approach:

I love face-to-face teaching approach, as it was the method I mostly used. In last 2 years I also started to teach from online, which is also a good option for me and hopefully for you.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (12 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (12 p.h.)

  • Russian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (12 p.h.)

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Ben (Mr)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a young, dynamic Cambridge CELTA qualified teacher with a real passion for the English language. My greatest pleasure is to meet students from all over the world! I love the challenge that each new student brings, knowing that each person h ...
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Personal Description:
I am a young, dynamic Cambridge CELTA qualified teacher with a real passion for the English language. My greatest pleasure is to meet students from all over the world!

I love the challenge that each new student brings, knowing that each person has individual learning requirements and needs a unique approach to facilitating their language acquisition.

My hobbies include languages (I studied French at university), travel, literature, and education.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching English for over 4 years. I started by teaching my friends whilst living in France, helping them with their university assignments and preparation for TOEFL exams and presentations. In 2014 I became professionally qualified when I achieved Cambridge CELTA certification.

Since then I have taught Brazilian students from impoverished areas of Rio de Janeiro online, working for the Sequoia Foundation. I currently work for a French company, teaching English online to French-speakers (from France, as well as from many African and Caribbean countries). Working for a Hong Kong based company, I also teach a student from Spain. Further to this I also work for a Japanese company, offering 1-1 Skype lessons.

In summer of 2015 I taught monolingual classes of Italian speakers at Birmingham City University (working for a company called International Quest). My most recent teaching experience also involves an Italian student: I provide 1-1 business English lessons (face-to-face) at Deutsche Bank in Birmingham.

My students have been very varied. The youngest are currently around age 6 and the oldest have been retired casual learners (aged 60+). I have taught levels ranging from entry level (A1 and below) to advanced (C1-C2). My students are from a variety of backgrounds: schoolchildren; high school students; university students ; business professionals; casual learners.

Tutoring Approach:

I love to meet new students from all over the world and enjoy working with all levels. Each student has different needs, so I make sure our lessons reflect this. For example, one student may wish to focus on grammar and reading, whereas another might need to work on speaking and phonology.

I use materials such as the Cambridge Empower series for adolescent and adult learners, as I believe it provides a fantastic springboard for learning. For students wishing to focus on business English, I also make use of the Collins Business English range.

I also have many other resources at my disposal that can be adapted to suit each individual student's needs. For example, many students also find it beneficial to analyse newspaper articles, and I am also happy to work with students on any documents they bring to class.

Subjects
  • 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.)

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Rosie (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am 24 years old, based in South Oxfordshire and currently working for the Civil Nuclear Police full time Monday to Friday. I am looking to tutor in my spare time, not only to earn some extra money for my husband and I, but also as I have a passion ...
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Personal Description:
I am 24 years old, based in South Oxfordshire and currently working for the Civil Nuclear Police full time Monday to Friday. I am looking to tutor in my spare time, not only to earn some extra money for my husband and I, but also as I have a passion for teaching and it is a career I always considered myself following. I have a degree in English Literature and Creative writing from Kingston University London, graduating in 2013 with a 2:1 BAHons. I have always had a passion for English, particularly poetry, writing regularly in my free time. I have wanted to become a teacher from a very young age however, due to financial needs, was unable to undertake a PGCE course immediately after finishing my undergraduate degree.
As I work for the Police I have been fully background checked and passed the DBS checks which were conducted between January and April 2016.

Teaching Experience:

I have completed two weeks work experience in a primary school in North Wales where I helped with the reception and year one classes. I was tasked with helping the children with all their work, from spelling and maths, to reading and writing. I would be willing, as a tutor, to help primary school age children with all subjects; from 11+ I would be more suited to English Literature or English Language however I am willing to discuss the child's needs and am happy to help with pre-GCSE maths, science or history also. I regularly check Undergraduate level essays for grammatical, punctuation and spelling errors for my two sisters in law, one of whom is studying War Studies and the other Primary Teaching. When in my late teens I would read with a young boy every week to help him improve.

Tutoring Approach:

Though I have never been employed as a tutor previously, I do have experience working with children and young adults, as well as a keen eye for detail. I am extremely patient and willing to persevere to find the learning method which works best for the child or young adult; I have experience in this with my youngest sister in law, who is just 16, whom I have been helping with her GCSE chemistry; chemistry is certainly not my subject, however I took time to read through her text books and her work, to ensure I knew exactly what she needed to do, before helping her to find a way to understand herself. I appreciate that not all subjects come easily to every individual and that, though I may have a passionate love of English, not everyone will share that and so, when tutoring anyone I should not be telling them that English is great - that is just my opinion; instead, I should be helping them to access it, to understand it better, and making it a little easier for them in the process. If, on top of that, they come to love the subject also, that is great; if not, that is fine too.
I would always propose that I meet once with the parents,and child or young adult, free of charge, to discuss the exact requirements: That way I can come to the first tutoring session knowing what needs improving, where my help is most needed and, also, how I think the tutee needs to taught - do they find the subject boring? In which case I need to show them ways in which it can become more interesting, even fun. Do they find the subject really difficult? In which case we need to find ways to make it more accessible and less daunting. I also can leave the fist session knowing exactly how the parents or guardians want me to tutor their child - do you want me to set my own tasks and homework for the tutee to help improve the weaker aspects of their work? Do you want me to help them with work they are being set in school, perhaps a specific text? All of this will help ensure that both the tutee and I get the most out of the time we spend together.

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (12 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (13 p.h.)

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Charlotte (Miss)
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Subjects: French  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I have recently graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a joint degree in English Literature and French. I can help with anything from GCSE revision to French conversation practise. ...
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Personal Description:
I have recently graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a joint degree in English Literature and French. I can help with anything from GCSE revision to French conversation practise.

Teaching Experience:

I have volunteered as a reading assistant for primary school children and have significant experience as an academic proof-reader.

Tutoring Approach:

I am enthusiastic about both of my subjects and am able to communicate confidently and articulately with both adults and children. I am friendly and patient, and I understand that everyone learns in different ways and at different paces

Subjects
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (11 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (17 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (11 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (17 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)



Anastasia (Miss)
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Subjects: Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Study Skills  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a current Psychology MSc student. I love learning, but I haven't always felt that way. I currently read one book a week, while not so long ago as a student I truly hated reading. I had a tough time with developing relevant skills, procrastinatio ...
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Personal Description:
I am a current Psychology MSc student. I love learning, but I haven't always felt that way. I currently read one book a week, while not so long ago as a student I truly hated reading. I had a tough time with developing relevant skills, procrastination and a very limited mindset while studying for my A Levels. This resulted in many set backs, high stress and low motivation. However, I learned something that has completely transformed my life in every way. I am determined to share this with others, which is why I love working with young people.

While attempting to find a solution to my 'student problems' I developed a fascination with the human brain. I read extensively on the topics of psychology, neuroscience and learning. The knowledge and tools that I have discovered has helped me to overcome many issues that most students face daily. For this reason I have spent the last 5 years mentoring and coaching students of various ages, to empower them and motivate them to enjoy learning as much as I do.

I am interested in politics, mental health, psychology, nutrition, metaphysics and many more.

My hobbies are yoga, meditation and reading. I also volunteer as a Mentor to a young adult.

Teaching Experience:

In my current role as an Academic Learning Coach at a sixth form college I design and teach study skills workshops, lessons and support students one to one. With over 2 years spent researching how the brain learns, I teach using evidence based methods and share all my knowledge about the brain with the students. I have taught over 800 students in the last year and worked with 100s of students one to one.

As a Student Ambassador at the University of Sheffield I have over 2 years of experience teaching study skills workshops.

I have one year of experience tutoring/mentoring GCSE students in a school setting.

I have one year of experience of Mentoring A Level students in Philosophy and Ethics.

I have 2 months of experience teaching English as foreign language.

Tutoring Approach:

Through my work with 100s of students I have developed a holistic approach to identifying and addressing individual needs of every student. I have created an extensive assessment form and a range of reflective activities to get to know the young person, what motivates them and what stops them from achieving their goals.

During an initial assessment I identify the young persons mindset, confidence, study skills, writing skills, thinking skills, stress management skills, organisation skills, exam skills, goal setting skills and personal development skills.

After an assessment we decide on the type and number of sessions. I then work systematically through each area using coaching and mentoring techniques. There will be a small task for a student to complete after each session.

Often it might be beneficial to work together with a parent during certain sessions.

Support that I can offer:

Motivation
Dealing with Procrastination
Managing Stress
Tackling Limiting Beliefs
Revision and Study Skills
Exam Technique
Effective Analysis and Evaluation
Critical Thinking
Note-making
Organisation Tools
Structuring Revision
Improving Concentration and Focus
Academic Writing
Reading Techniques
Philosophy and Ethics

Subjects
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (15 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)

  • Study Skills
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)


Jade (Mrs)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Thanks for viewing my profile. I'm Jade, a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese. I have language and teaching qualifications from China and the UK; and have more than 12 years experience of language teaching in both countries. I can provide patient tu ...
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Personal Description:
Thanks for viewing my profile. I'm Jade, a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese. I have language and teaching qualifications from China and the UK; and have more than 12 years experience of language teaching in both countries. I can provide patient tuition for learners of all age groups, from complete beginners, to experienced Mandarin speakers.

I love teaching, and use a range of learning materials, and approaches. I should be able to develop solutions to problems and find the way that works best for you.

Teaching Experience:

I have provided tuition in Mandarin Chinese to many native English speakers since I moved to the UK in 2014. My learners have been mostly adults and from various backgrounds, but also children and teenagers. They have included those learning for professional or academic reasons, and those simply interested in Chinese language and culture. Several have been having regular weekly or twice-weekly lessons with me for more than a year.
I have gained experience of the British educational system and teaching methods through acting as a volunteer teaching assistant in a college with modern language expertise. I have also studied for an Education and Training Award. Insights gained from this inform the approaches to teaching that I adopt.
In China, I worked at two language training schools in Harbin over a three-year period, and then I moved to Beijing. Here I taught children and teenagers for a year, and then for the next five years worked in a company that provided language training and IESOL tests to adults. I am now able to draw from my teaching experience in both countries when providing tuition in Mandarin.

Tutoring Approach:

I tailor my teaching to satisfy the individual needs of learners. This involves taking account of their reasons for learning Mandarin and their aspirations, and the learning styles that work best for them. Rather than stick rigidly to a standard course, I will vary the approaches to maintain interest and help with the learning process. Techniques can include question and answer sessions, use of flashcards, role-play, games, presentations, audio-visual materials and handouts.
If you are interested in learning Chinese, please contact me.

Q. How long do lessons last?

A. Each lesson lasts for one hour, for one and a half hours, or for two hours. For children under 10 years old, each lesson will last 45 minutes.

Q. Where do you teach?

A. I teach from home or via Skype.

Q. How do I pay the tuition?

A. Please pay by cash in advance. There will be a small discount if you pay for several lessons at once (more than five hours).

Q. Do you cater for advanced students?

A. Yes. If you speak Mandarin already and would like to brush up your skills, or gain a more advanced understanding, then I can design a course appropriate for you.

Q. Is it possible to book sessions outside of office hours?

A. Yes. Please contact me to arrange a mutually convenient time.

Q. Do you provide group-training sessions?

A. Yes. Please call for details.

Q. Do you teach online?

A. Yes. I also teach via Skype, QQ, WeChat.

Q. Do you provide telephone based training?

A. Yes. Please contact for details.

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (16 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (16 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (16 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (21 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (21 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (16 p.h.)

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Alex (Mr)
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Subjects: Website design  |  Photography  |  Film Studies  |  Craft and Design  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a practicing visual artist, community arts worker and educator working with and teaching across a variety of media including; painting, drawing and illustration, mixed media and collage, graphic design, digital photography and film making. I am ...
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Personal Description:
I am a practicing visual artist, community arts worker and educator working with and teaching across a variety of media including; painting, drawing and illustration, mixed media and collage, graphic design, digital photography and film making. I am a visual arts graduate and studied an MA in participatory and community arts at Goldsmiths College. I provide both practical and academic tutoring in a number of arts related subjects, for school, further education and higher education students as well as adult learners.

Teaching Experience:

I have worked in various community arts and educational settings for 10 years, facilitating arts teaching sessions across a wide range of ages, abilities and backgrounds. In addition to one-to-one tutoring students at their own homes, I have also taught in schools, libraries, galleries, museums, community centres, health & social care settings, charities, youth groups, refugee centres and prisons. I believe this experience has provided me with a strong grounding and flexibility in teaching techniques, enabling me to cater my methods to the specific needs of each individual student.

Tutoring Approach:

I am a friendly and relaxed arts tutor with a good sense of humour and a strong belief that learning should be fun. I like to involve my students as much as possible in their own learning, facilitating a two-way interactive process enabling the student to take ownership of their own learning plan. I like to spend the first session with my students discussing their individual needs and goals, and deciding together on the best way to structure their learning to give them the best possible chance of producing their best work. I am a patient and understanding tutor, with a real passion and enthusiasm for my subject matter and a strong desire to help my students succeed.

Subjects
  • Website design
  • 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.)
  • Photography
  • 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.)

  • Film 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.)
  • Craft and Design
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Art
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)




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