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Aaron (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a first year Medical Engineering Masters student and have a passion for sharing my knowledge. My university course requires knowledge of mathematics, physics, electronics and biology. However I fear that any knowledge I have obtained in the past ...
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I am a first year Medical Engineering Masters student and have a passion for sharing my knowledge. My university course requires knowledge of mathematics, physics, electronics and biology. However I fear that any knowledge I have obtained in the past in other subjects (such as chemistry, my favourite subject at college) would fade away. I am also very enthusiastic about teaching and believe I can bring out the best in students. Therefore I am offering my tutoring services to any student that requires that extra push in any of the subjects listed. This is the first real approach I have taken in tutoring professionally, although I have had some tutoring experience (see below). My availability for tutoring is open at the moment as I am on break from University, however after that my time may be limited weekends and weekday evenings so please bear that in mind. I am also willing to do online tutoring through Skype. A mix of online and in-person tutoring is also available. I would prefer to hold a first session in a library/other location and then move on to in-home tuition although I do realise this is not always possible (especially with younger students).

Teaching Experience:

- Tutored Mathematics to a GCSE student after school in my free time.
- Tutored fellow peers in A-Level Psychology during lunch breaks and provided my quality revision notes as requested by teacher.

Tutoring Approach:

I have studied A-levels and GCSEs quite recently so I completely understand the pressures of not being able to understand a concept and not getting questions right. I believe that a student can find their passion for a subject if they are taught it the correct way.

My approach to tutoring involves covering topics that the student does not understand and may not be comfortable with. With the first session or before it, I would like to establish areas like this and then move on from there. As each session takes place, the student and I will be building up knowledge so that the concepts of the subject are well understood. From there we will practice exam questions, complete worksheets and create revision material. I will also be providing work to be done outside the sessions if it is deemed necessary.

I am willing to also teach subjects from scratch if that is the approach you would like me to take as I am familiar with the necessary concepts.

I understand some students may be shy or afraid to ask questions, so my goal if that is the case is to be patient and build an environment where this can be done both with myself and in the classroom.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (22 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (22 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (22 p.h.)

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Alka (Mrs)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Maths  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am a M.Sc(Biology) University topper and a qualified secondary school teacher. I have experience of teaching all three Science at KS3 and GCSE and A Level. I have experience of various exam boards and have even marked SATS and GCSE exam papers. ...
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I am a M.Sc(Biology) University topper and a qualified secondary school teacher. I have experience of teaching all three Science at KS3 and GCSE and A Level. I have experience of various exam boards and have even marked SATS and GCSE exam papers.

Teaching Experience:

I have experience of teaching in various 11-16 Comprehensive Schools, teaching across all three sciences and Biology(A Level)

Tutoring Approach:

I have a friendly and professional approach, ensuring that the student has a good understanding of the key concepts. I encourage questions from students and try to make learning easy by using examples from daily life. I am happy to offer help with homework,exam revision and solving past practice papers.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)



Sam (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Hello there! My name is Sam and I'm a full time private tutor who has moved back to London this year. I completed a master's degree in maths at Leeds University and have been teaching ever since. I'm still very passionate about maths and am applying ...
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Hello there! My name is Sam and I'm a full time private tutor who has moved back to London this year. I completed a master's degree in maths at Leeds University and have been teaching ever since. I'm still very passionate about maths and am applying for a PhD to start in the next academic year. My personal time is taken up by studying the areas of maths I want to pursue (category theory and topos theory), learning more undergraduate maths courses so that I can tutor a wider number of areas, rock climbing, highlining and playing gigs. I also have a few maths related side projects such as co-writing a maths textbook aimed at those who have just finished their A levels, and error checking/giving feedback for a soon-to-be published book on topos theory by a researcher in Canada. I enjoy a productive life focussed around my passions of which teaching comes first, as I find nothing more satisfying than helping people and seeing their grades grow. I really appreciate you taking the time to see what I have to offer as a tutor, and hope to hear from you soon.

Teaching Experience:

Teaching in a variety of different areas and environments has been my primary source of work for nearly 8 years now. For the past year and a half since I finished my masters I have been a full time private tutor of maths, predominately working in Leeds. The variety of levels I've had the opportunity to teach has been exceptional. I have taught at GCSE, As, A and further maths level for school level maths along with teaching at every level of undergraduate mathematics, teaching both on a one to one basis and conducting group tutorials with groups of 20 second year students. In particular, it has been deeply gratifying to help foreign students secure undergraduate positions and students with health issues who have needed extra assistance due to being absent from school.
During my degree, I held weekly tutorials for the lower years and gave informal guitar lessons. During my gap year, I worked for six days a week as a climbing instructor for most of the year and taught guitar on my day off. It was over my A level years that I got my first teaching experience as a piano teacher.

Tutoring Approach:

One great difference and indeed benefit of being a private tutor over a teacher is the need to adapt to each individual student. I am in the great position of being able to focus on one student per lesson, and I wouldn't be doing the best work I can if I didn't take advantage of this. My style of teaching therefore revolves around learning from each lesson about the student's evolving strengths and weaknesses, so that I can focus my lesson planning around them for our next meeting. Along with this, I try to encourage students with positive reinforcement. Frankly speaking, maths is a scary subject for a lot of people and I have found that increasing a student's confidence in their ability does wonders for their grades, proving their confidence right. Patience and understanding are key to this form of encouragement. On top of all this, I have to take into account what level the student is studying at. Maths is a very different beast every single year, the challenge of understanding quadratic equations for the first time is very different in nature to understanding quotient groups for the first time, and so I change how I teach depending on the level and age of the student.

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


Julia (Mrs)
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Subjects: Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: What makes my classes the best option to learn Russian? - You will acquire Russian naturally in a fun and stress-free learning atmosphere. - You will be learning with a native speaker. - You will make progress every single lesson without excepti ...
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What makes my classes the best option to learn Russian?

- You will acquire Russian naturally in a fun and stress-free learning atmosphere.
- You will be learning with a native speaker.
- You will make progress every single lesson without exception! My lessons are result focussed and highly engaging.
- You will save time by learning from the most effective language acquisition techniques.
- You will have an online access to your individualised lessons materials via your personal Moodle account enabling you to learn anywhere anytime.
- You may choose to take classes according to your needs.
- No obligation initial consultation.

My classes are for

- Adults, Business and Travel
- Children of Russian heritage or working towards a qualification

My lessons for children are based around
- developing your child's speech, reading and writing,
- improving his comprehension
- building her Russian vocabulary to the "educated" standard,
- learning about Russian culture and history
- working on language intereferance and language code switching.
In my teaching children I use proven methods and stragegies developed in American and German schools specifically for biligual children, as well as materials created by a very talented Olga Soboleva.

Teaching Experience:

Teaching adults and children both at prep school and privately.

Tutoring Approach:

As Stephen Krashen puts it, "Simply being a native speaker of a language does not in of itself qualify one as a teacher of that language. Conscious and extensive knowledge of grammar does not make one a language teacher either. Rather, the defining characteristic of a good teacher is someone who can make input comprehensible to a non-native speaker, regardless of his or her level of competence in the target language."

Your primary goal as a student is to learn a language. In that regard my primary job as a tutor is to guarantee the effectiveness of your learning process in relation to your needs and expectations.

How do I achieve that? First and most importantly by combining the right set of tools in my teaching repertoire:

- TPRS - Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling - is at the core of my methodology.

Traditionally there has been a prejudiced view that only certain people can 'do' languages. That only smart students can become proficient and that only the really smart can move on to advanced study. TPRS has demonstrated that the vast majority of students can achieve high levels of success at all levels of foreign language study, and that acquiring a second language isn't nearly as difficult as we teachers sometimes make it. TPRS is making particular headway in language classrooms across the US and considerable research has been done and published on its efficacy.

TPRS works because it is brain-friendly and multi-sensory methodology, fitting the needs of various learning styles. Students develop a real "ear for the language," learning to listen and respond to what sounds right.

- Teaching grammar in meaningful context from day one
The focus is first and foremost on the message, with realistic expectations (level-appropriate) for grammatical accuracy. My philosophy is that of John DeMado: "Linguistic accuracy is a destination, not a point of departure." My way of teaching grammar is based on usefulness, frequency of use and level appropriateness.

- Tremendous amount of Comprehensible Input.

This approach supports the language acquisition theory by Stephen Krashen, who says: "We acquire language in only one way, when we understand messages, that is when we obtain comprehensible input."

- Reading as a major component of learning process.

In his book, The Power of Reading: Insights into the Research, 2nd edition, (p. 37) Stephen Krashen states, "Studies showing that reading enhances literacy development lead to what should be an uncontroversial conclusion: Reading is good for you. The research, however, supports a stronger conclusion: Reading is the only way we become good readers, develop good writing style, an adequate vocabulary, advanced grammatical competence, and the only way we become good spellers."

- Teaching Russian to heritage speakers as a language arts/social science.

What students say:

"As a language teacher myself, I was very particular about the kind of Russian lessons I wanted: communicative, engaging, learning through interaction. I didn't want to get bogged down in grammar but instead to focus on useful vocabulary and phrases I could actually use in Moscow during my regular visits. Julia's lessons have fitted this brief perfectly. Even in our first lesson, I was using Russian to interact in a very simple way, which gave me a huge confidence boost. Julia got to know me well in the initial lesson and then tailored all our classes to my interests and daily activities, making the lessons really relevant and interesting. I initially explained to Julia that I could only do 20 minutes homework a day while commuting into work. She therefore provided vocabulary flashcards I could use on the train to maximise this time. The whole service is bespoke! Julia is a patient, encouraging and engaging teacher "
I would highly recommend her lessons." Sarah, Surbiton

"I took about 5 months of private lessons with Julia, in preparation for a long motorcycle trip around Northern and Central Asia. Although I had been learning a bit of Russian a few years back, I had forgotten everything. In 5 months I went from not speaking any Russian to be able to speak simple sentences, ask questions, explain situations, and feel confident that I can find my way round in any situation that may arise through the trip. Julia impressed me by her enthusiasm, by how much research, effort and preparation she put in, to design the lessons to fit my specific needs, for this journey. I definitely would recommend her to my friends and anyone who wants to learn Russian fast and efficiently." Maria, New Malden

Subjects
  • Russian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)

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Wei (Dr)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Dr Wei (a native and genuine Mandarin speaker from Beijing) is a professional Mandarin Chinese teacher. He has gone through a number of professional training and has more than ten years' Chinese teaching and tuition experiences in England, Singapore ...
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Dr Wei (a native and genuine Mandarin speaker from Beijing) is a professional Mandarin Chinese teacher. He has gone through a number of professional training and has more than ten years' Chinese teaching and tuition experiences in England, Singapore and China. He can teach Mandarin Chinese for all levels of adult learners from beginner, intermediate to advanced. He is also specialized in GCSE Chinese tuition for teenagers, as well as all aspects of language skills including listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Teaching Experience:

More than ten years' Chinese teaching and tuition experiences in England, Singapore and China.

Tutoring Approach:

Dr. Wei is a reputable and passionate teacher. He has in-depth understanding on all aspects of Chinese language and culture. He developed novel and practical teaching methodology for adults and teenagers of various ages and background to learn Mandarin Chinese language, using well selected textbooks.

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • 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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Ben (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a Mathematics graduate from Cambridge University. After graduating, I worked in the IT industry, initially for a large corporation and then for an independent software house. I later formed my own company, specialising in developing applications ...
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I am a Mathematics graduate from Cambridge University. After graduating, I worked in the IT industry, initially for a large corporation and then for an independent software house. I later formed my own company, specialising in developing applications for small- to medium-sized companies. I used the logical skills developed through studying Mathematics in my work as Business Analyst and Project Manager.
Since 2009, I have been tutoring Mathematics full-time. I also study extensively to keep up to date with the latest mathematical ideas and educational trends. I ensure that I am familiar with the most recent syllabuses.
Outside work, my main interest is music, particularly singing. I belong to two choirs.

Teaching Experience:

I teach exclusively one-to-one, as I believe that provides the best outcome for learning Mathematics. I am also available for home schooling: please contact me for rates.
In the six years that I have been tutoring Mathematics, I have taught the following topics to over 200 pupils on a one-to-one basis:
GCSE - Edexcel, AQA and iGCSE - legacy and 9-1

A-Levels (AS/A2) - Edexcel, AQA, OCR/OCR-MEI and Pre-U - legacy and new syllabus:
Core
Mechanics
Statistics
Further Pure
Decision
STEP
Oxford Maths Admissions Test
Advanced Extension Award

International Baccalaureate (IB) - Standard and Higher

Undergraduate topics including:
Bayesian statistics
Business and accounting Maths
Complex variable
Cryptography
Foundation requirements
Laplace & Fourier transforms
Linear algebra
Mechanics
Number theory
Optimisation
Ordinary and partial differential equations
Probability & Statistics
Quantitative methods
Real analysis
Vectors and matrices
Vector calculus

My GCSE and A level pupils have come from local schools including:
Tiffin School
Tiffin Girls
ACS Cobham
Teddington
Esher College
Kingston Grammar
Hinchley Wood
Hampton
Epsom College
Sutton Grammar
Coombe
Surbiton High
Kings College School Wimbledon
Richard Challoner
Southborough
Hollyfield
St John's Leatherhead
Lady Eleanor Holles
Reed's School
Claremont
Marymount
Latymer
Kingston College
Most of my university pupils attend Kingston University, Surrey University, or one of the University of London colleges, though many come for intensive lessons in the holidays from other universities to reinforce the topics they are learning, or to prepare for re-sits.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe in tailoring the teaching approach to each student's needs and individual learning style. For school children and university students, I discuss their aims with them - and with their parents, if required - to determine what topics need additional tuition and then to work out the appropriate programme. I advocate continuous assessment to measure the student's progress. Closer to exams, the pupils will work through old papers. At this stage, strategic choices may be made to focus on the pupils strengths.
For adults, I work with them to develop a personalised programme to enable them to achieve their goals. This may mean working towards a specific qualification.
I have great passion for and a deep knowledge of Mathematics. My aim is always to get my students to enjoy the subject. Most importantly, they are encouraged to gain confidence in their own abilities by building on what they feel comfortable with. I believe that the right teacher can undo wrong learning very quickly.
Lessons take place at my students' homes, or at my home in Kingston, where I have a quiet study. Assignments and homework are an integral part of my teaching: there can be no improvement without practice.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (45 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (60 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)


Dan (Mr)
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Subjects: Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I am a qualified full time science teacher who enjoys teaching and working with young people! ...
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I am a qualified full time science teacher who enjoys teaching and working with young people!

Teaching Experience:

I have eighteen years experience of teaching in private schools. I have been a Head of Department/Faculty and have run many revision courses. I have also written a number of revision guides/workbooks for a leading publisher.

Tutoring Approach:

I am calm, patient and have a number of proven techniques and strategies to enable students to 'get chemistry and science' and to optimise performance in exams. I enjoy teaching and will work hard to ensure you are able to do your best. I strongly believe that if you enjoy lessons then you are less likely to find it difficult so enjoyment is important to me.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)

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Bianca (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Spanish  |  Italian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I'm a graduate of the University of St Andrews - MA (Hons) Italian & Spanish. ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a graduate of the University of St Andrews - MA (Hons) Italian & Spanish.

Teaching Experience:

I taught English as a foreign language for 9 months in Spain through the British Council placement scheme. I have also taught Spanish at a local primary school as part of an language appreciation scheme by the Royal Borough of Kingston.

Tutoring Approach:

I aim to help students develop a genuine interest in the subject by achieving their full potential through active learning, with the use of enjoyable target language materials such as novels, magazines, poetry, music, short stories.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

  • Italian
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


Anthony (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a highly experienced teacher of Music. I have been head of department in various independent schools and I am currently Director of Music in a leading independent girls senior school in Surrey. My experience, qualifications and experience mea ...
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Personal Description:
I am a highly experienced teacher of Music. I have been head of department in various independent schools and I am currently Director of Music in a leading independent girls senior school in Surrey.

My experience, qualifications and experience mean that people are prepared to pay that little bit extra for my services.

I tutor pupils for GCSE and A level, and have knowledge of Edexcel, AQA and iGCSE boards.

Teaching Experience:

Have taught in boys / girls and co-ed schools since 1997. I have taught privately for the last 5 years.

My pupils enjoy their tutor sessions very much and find my friendly and patient approach works for them.

Tutoring Approach:

Patience is the key.
I understand the difficulties faced by teenagers when approaching music GCSE, in particular composition.
I aim to build confidence step by step and I employ various strategies to achieve this.
I always maintain a great rapport with my pupils and tutees.

Subjects
  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


Helen (Ms)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a professional Mandarin Chinese teacher. I was awarded best Chinese teacher by British city council. I have gone through a number of professional training, for example, the professional training on Mandarin Chinese teaching held by the Confucius ...
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Personal Description:
I am a professional Mandarin Chinese teacher. I was awarded best Chinese teacher by British city council. I have gone through a number of professional training, for example, the professional training on Mandarin Chinese teaching held by the Confucius Institute.

Teaching Experience:

I have more than 10 years' Chinese teaching and tuition experience. I gives Mandarin Chinese tuition to children and adults of various ages and levels. Please note I also have years of experience for online lessons (e.g., via Skype). No matter where you may live, I can always help on your Chinese study.

Tutoring Approach:

I have developed novel and practicable methodology for children and adults of various ages to learn Mandarin Chinese language. With Ms 's tuition, children and adults' interest and desire of Chinese study is stimulated greatly, and her students have made significant improvement on their Chinese language learning. Please note I also offer online lessons (e.g., via Skype) at a discounted rate. No matter where you may live, I can always help on your Chinese study.

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


Matthew (Mr)
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Subjects: Drama  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  English  |  Maths  |  Physics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I'm a ex-mathematical physicist from Cambridge turned film director, and also freelance as a data-scientist. I have two funded feature films in development and have made music videos and adverts. I started tutoring when I switched careers because the ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a ex-mathematical physicist from Cambridge turned film director, and also freelance as a data-scientist. I have two funded feature films in development and have made music videos and adverts. I started tutoring when I switched careers because the film industry is unstable, especially as a freelancer. I keep up the tutoring now because I enjoy it and look for assignments I think are interesting and where I can really make a difference.

I am passionate about the subjects I tutor in and education in general. Education forms the foundation for freeing us from bigotry and ignorance, makes us better people and permits us to live richer, better lives. Knowledge is liberating and my subjects especially open many doors. They are not easy and require a willingness to work hard, but I strongly believe that anyone can get to grips with them if given the correct guidance. Most often the problem is not the student but a poor teacher, unresolved conceptual difficulties or lack of motivation. I want to fix these issues for you.

I'd say my approach to education is rigorous, highly intellectual and what one might term renaissance in approach. I'm interested in all aspects of education, and how our disparate academic disciplines connect which is somewhat antithetical to the modern approach to education but just the sort of thing one needs to get into Oxbridge and the like.

Why is tutoring important to me? Firstly, I feel it is my responsibility to pass on the knowledge and skills I have attained; secondly, I find it satisfying to help others learn and achieve what they did not think possible, regardless of their ability; and finally, I think one of the best ways to assess your own understanding of a subject is to teach it; we learn the most about our areas of expertise when we try convey their concepts and methods to an audience.

Teaching Experience:

I have tutored many (over 100) students privately over the past six years, improving their results in all cases where the students have followed my advice and worked hard. I'm only interested in teaching people who are prepared to do this work and better themselves, especially if its for something like the 11+/common entrance.

Beside the subjects listed in my profile, I will also teach 11+/common entrance, coding/game design, statistics and probability, film-making, creative writing, government and politics, economics.

Tutoring Approach:

I am patient and I persevere. I am happy to tutor people across all ranges of ability but I expect you to work hard and follow my advice.

My tutoring includes:

- encouragement of free and critical thinking
- varying teaching methods depending on what the student is most receptive to including: problem based learning, discourse, traditional exercises, experiments, lectures
- exam preparation
- confidence building
- resolution of conceptual difficulties
- helping with homework
- homework marking
- undergraduate and postgraduate application advice
- coaching for Oxbridge entrance including the STEP papers
- interview advice at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
- email contact throughout the week to resolve your problems as an when they arise
- group tuition

Please note (a) while I am based in Hackney, I will cover all areas of London; (b) I can offer reductions for group sessions.

Subjects
  • Drama
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (60 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (60 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (60 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (60 p.h.)
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (60 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (60 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (60 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (60 p.h.)

  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (60 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (60 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (60 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (60 p.h.)
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (60 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (60 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (60 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (60 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (60 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (60 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (60 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (60 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (60 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (60 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (60 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (60 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (60 p.h.)



Amy (Ms)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  English  |  History  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have a first-class honours degree in History and a master's degree in American Studies (History). During my master's, I specialised in vernacular history, particularly the social, ideological and political significance of post-9/11 Islamic hip-hop. ...
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Personal Description:
I have a first-class honours degree in History and a master's degree in American Studies (History). During my master's, I specialised in vernacular history, particularly the social, ideological and political significance of post-9/11 Islamic hip-hop.

I am a freelance marketing consultant, specialising in content and copywriting. My clients are in the tech, property, psychological wellbeing, HR and social development industries. I love to read, write, paint and travel.

Teaching Experience:

I have over 9 years' tuition experience, having initially worked as a peer History tutor at Bridgewater State University (USA) in 2008 followed by a position working as a GCSE English tutor for the Tutor Trust in 2011-12. I have been tutoring privately since 2009.

At the Tutor Trust I delivered small group tuition sessions and taught large group revision classes in schools and colleges across Greater Manchester.

Tutoring Approach:

TUITION
I take a structured approach to tutoring and develop a clear plan with objectives for the student and I to reach together. I work at the student's own pace and provide bespoke tuition which is tailored to the student's needs and learning style. My sessions are clear, engaging and stimulating.

My tutoring style is to facilitate rather than teach. I guide the student in the right direction and provide additional support to help with study skills, time management and organisation skills. Ultimately, I encourage the student to build more confidence in his/her own ability.

PROOFREADING & THESIS SUPPORT
I provide proofreading services for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework. I check grammar and spelling to an excellent standard and offer in-depth feedback on analysis/argument, structure, knowledge/understanding, sources and referencing, and style and presentation to help students to achieve the grade they are aiming for.

Subjects
  • Study Skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)
  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)



Umair (Mr)
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Subjects: Combined Science  |  Urdu  |  Physics  |  Maths  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a professional, having graduated from the University of Manchester with an MSc in Quantitative Finance and a graduate of BSc Electrical Engineering. I secured straight A's in A-levels as well as my GCSEs. I have an open, friendly personality an ...
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Personal Description:
I am a professional, having graduated from the University of Manchester with an MSc in Quantitative Finance and a graduate of BSc Electrical Engineering. I secured straight A's in A-levels as well as my GCSEs. I have an open, friendly personality and I teach out of my passion for it.

Teaching Experience:

I have provided private tuition during both my post and undergraduate studies. I taught GCSE Physics and Chemistry and grade 6 to 8 Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology and English.

Tutoring Approach:

I am flexible to adapt my teaching style to the requirement of the student. Being a student myself, I easily relate to my students and know how to address most of their problems. I am willing to put in extra time in order to clarify concepts and do not hesitate if I myself face a problem that I am not able to solve. I teach out of a passion for it and do not view it as any other 'job'. While maintaining an amicable relation with my student, I do not compromise on discipline and wasting time.

Subjects
  • Combined Science
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • Urdu
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)

  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)


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Maiqi (Ms)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: 'Talented', 'inspiring', 'fun', 'a wealth of knowledge',.. Hi I am Maggie and I have been teaching and training since 2009 and gained excellent testimonials. I have taught and trained over a thousand people from all backgrounds, including Defenc ...
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'Talented', 'inspiring', 'fun', 'a wealth of knowledge',..

Hi I am Maggie and I have been teaching and training since 2009 and gained excellent testimonials. I have taught and trained over a thousand people from all backgrounds, including Defence Academy of UK, BP Technology Centre, Logicalis, The Said Business School, The European School at Fulham and much more.

My specialisation in the teaching of Mandarin is designing structured and logical material and various activities in order to make learning enjoyable and achievable. I have developed inspiring and motivational teaching strategies. Some learners could be able to grasp Mandarin skills in 30 hours.

I enjoy teaching all levels, including GCSE, A Level, IB, university level and business Chinese.

I have good communication, organisation, planning and management skills with a sense of humour.

Thank you and enjoy learning Mandarin.

Teaching Experience:

Career Summary

June 2011 to present
Managing Director at MOLAES (Modern Oriental Language, Academic and Enterprise Services)
Clients including BP, Logicalis, P2i, Lloyds, LPA Channel Electric, Said Business School student, The
Taylor & Francis Group, European School at Culham and St. Hugh's Prep School etc.

February 2012 to Present
Part-time Mandarin Teacher The Downe House

February 2011 to August 2011
Temporary Part-time Mandarin Teacher St. Bartholomew's School, Newbury

September 2009 to present
Permanent Part time Language Tutor Oxfordshire Adult Learning, Oxfordshire

February 2010 to Present
Contract Part-time Mandarin Tutor St. George International Foreign Languages
Directors Languages, Buckinghamshire
Professional Language Solutions
Simon & Simon Language School

I have been delivering Mandarin course to all levels and ages. My specialisation is designing
structured and logical material and wide ranges of activities to making learning enjoyable and achievable.

Each of my courses is tailored to needs of the students, beginning with developing their Individual Learning Plan and defining their Personal Learning Style. I also encourage my student to provide feedback and assessment of each lesson so that I can monitor my teaching style as I am always looking for ways to improve.

My goal is always to deliver teaching in a style which engages my students and makes learning interesting and fun.

Tutoring Approach:

Various approaches to meet the different learning styles.

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


Rafael (Mr)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  Economics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a professional Statistician and Qualified Teacher. I was also enrolled in the Student Associates Scheme with the Institute of Education at University of London. In my role, I have developed a deep understanding in Maths, Maths Software (Matlab, ...
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Personal Description:
I am a professional Statistician and Qualified Teacher. I was also enrolled in the Student Associates Scheme with the Institute of Education at University of London. In my role, I have developed a deep understanding in Maths, Maths Software (Matlab, Maple...) Statistics, Statistical Software (SPSS, STATA, R...), Economics and Market Research with my work experience, my two degrees in Statistics and Statistical Sciences and Techniques, and my MSc in Transport and Business Management at Imperial College London. I enjoy teaching students of all ages and at all levels of experience.

Teaching Experience:

I have a vast experience instructing Maths, Statistics and Economics to students, undergraduates and postgraduates. This includes sessions to entrance exams to university and preparation of finals exams to achieve success results. As a research scheme, I have implemented an educational programme for people with learning difficulties, training study skills throughout work experience achieving important results in my students. Moreover, I have participated as a lecturer at various science and business masters courses.

Tutoring Approach:

My duties include devising and implementing effective teaching techniques in order to maximise each students potential. I am also able to identify students with learning difficulties and address their specific needs within different learning styles in order to support their further progress. It also important to develop an understanding of their subjects, preparing them well for exams, creating a confidence environment between the subjects and themselves. I tailor my teaching method to the circumstances and needs of each student, using the best format to beneficiate the individual tutee.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Economics
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)


Dan (Dr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: Interested only in local tutees and Mathematics C3 , C4 or Further Pure only please. My speciality is A level exam prep for students needing top grades for university entrance. All exam boards. ...
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Personal Description:
Interested only in local tutees and Mathematics C3 , C4 or Further Pure only please. My speciality is A level exam prep for students needing top grades for university entrance. All exam boards.

Teaching Experience:

Current and Ongoing Position:

P/T Senior Research Officer

P/T Statistics Lecturer second year undergrad (Survival Analysis)

Maths Teacher on the Essex University Summer School for Social Scientists

Main Past experience:

P/T Lecturer for three first year Calculus and Linear Mathematics courses Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Essex. 2010 - 2017

International Academy, University of Essex.
Tutor in Stats and Maths: Oct 2008 - Jan 2011

Open University Associate Lecturer in Mathematics, 2000 - 2012
Facilitating level 1 and 2 Mathematics Courses & other contracts

Main Teaching Qualification:
PGCE (Adult, FE/HE) City College Norwich 2000.

Tutoring Approach:

Friendly tutor with good one to one communication skills. Student focused with a wide variety of teaching experience. Particularly effective with students who have already studied the material but still lack fully effective problem solving skills with relevant exam questions and the like. Mathematics Core 3 and 4 and Further maths A level a speciality.

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


Helena Nora (Miss)
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Subjects: Craft and Design  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Art and design has been the love of my life since early childhood. Being able to express oneself creatively and with imagination has always been my primary source of independence and happiness. Apart from that, i am also attentive to creative sparks ...
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Personal Description:
Art and design has been the love of my life since early childhood. Being able to express oneself creatively and with imagination has always been my primary source of independence and happiness. Apart from that, i am also attentive to creative sparks and fires in the people around me, enjoying when the potential is given the chance to be fulfilled. Plus, i am thoughtful and hard working, with a light-hearted and empathic attitude towards people i work with. I am a bit of a connector, a bit of a maven, a bit of a geek and i always wear a sunscreen. I have studied Art and Design in Latvia and in London, have an Interior Design diploma and a degree in Product Design, strong drawing skills, sane knowledge of a range of arts materials, software skills and a spirit for safe experiments.

Teaching Experience:

Sustainable Opportunities Workshop 2011, in collaboration with British Council - designing the workshop and facilitating it.
Private arts tutor for life drawing and modeling, 2007-currently.
Learning Resources Assistant in University of Arts London, advising on materials and software (Adobe CS; Rhino; Solidworks for beginners) 2009-currently.
Arts tutor and group supervisor in Children Summer Camp, ages 6-16. 2007.

Tutoring Approach:

The best tutors in my life have been the strictest ones, with high demands and set standards. I have learned from them well and would aim for the same level of aspiration they have given me. But in addition, my strongest belief is that the best teacher is the one who understands the way his student works and learns and acts accordingly, being an inspirational teacher. Ages 6-99 can all benefit from expression through the different forms of art. First of all I would discuss the needs and desires of stakeholders and form a brief, which would include:
Desired outcomes
Program to reach them
Sourcing materials - what materials are needed
Timetable
Location

Then, we would be set for starting the learning and revealing the wonders of life and ourselves.

Subjects
  • Craft and Design
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Art
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)



Bonina (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  |  Portuguese  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: 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.)


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