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Eric (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am currently living in central London, but I am from Michigan originally and have taught maths in the UK for about 7 years. I did my teacher training at the University of Sussex in Brighton. ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently living in central London, but I am from Michigan originally and have taught maths in the UK for about 7 years. I did my teacher training at the University of Sussex in Brighton.

Teaching Experience:

I teach GCSE and A-level maths full-time at a comprehensive state secondary school in the Ealing area. I've been at my current school for three years and I taught previously in a similar school in Portsmouth. I am highly experienced in supporting pupils at all levels of learning, from G grade on Foundation exams up to A* grade in Higher and Further Maths exams. I am most familiar with the Edexcel mathematics syllabus.

Tutoring Approach:

Mentors and colleagues have described me as an extremely personable, patient, and caring teacher. I aim to teach mathematics topics in a variety of different ways to suit the preferred learning styles of each student (e.g. visual, auditory, or kinesthetic). I believe it is important to maintain a balanced blend of different mathematics activities including ICT-based, written work, and verbal discussions. Most importantly, I strive to present maths in the simplest and most practical way possible so that the subject may be understood as well as enjoyed.

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

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Samuel (Mr)
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Subjects: Combined Science  |  Chemistry  |  Maths  |  Physics  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: See what some of my previous students have to say about me: Samuel has a quiet and unassuming manner which worked well with our lively teenage son who had previously been a little disinterested in Maths. Our son commented:- "that he had understood ...
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Personal Description:
See what some of my previous students have to say about me:

Samuel has a quiet and unassuming manner which worked well with our lively teenage son who had previously been a little disinterested in Maths. Our son commented:- "that he had understood more from Samuel in three months than during his entire GCSE course at full time school ".
I commend Samuel highly. He is honest, friendly, reliable, quiet and exceptionally well qualified. He has a very good understanding of a child's needs and personality. Our son's result speaks for itself.
(John, Wallingford)

In my son's own words - "I wish all my teachers at school would take the same approach, I am able to understand & grasp his teaching methods clearly."
(Etrily, Didcot)

You were patient and calm in all your dealings with Lucy.
Thank you for your help and best wishes for the future.
(Rhonda, Wootton)

We are absolutely delighted with the work Samuel has done with our daughter. She has gained enormous confidence through his patience and wonderfully clear instruction. Never an academic high flier, she has moved on leaps and bounds through his help. We have had outside help before, but none with the success she has achieved with Samuel. We have the highest confidence in him and would recommend him to any friend.
(Dr Bart, Oxford)

I found Samuel to be pleasant, patient and thorough and my son was pleased to find that he was able to discuss some topics in which he was particularly interested, at a greater depth than was actually required for the exams, during the lessons. I am pleased to say that my son achieved A grades in Physics, Chemistry and Biology on the higher tier papers this summer, following his revision sessions with Samuel.
(Lynda, Blewbury)

Samuel's tuition helped me to understand and achieve a good grade in a subject that I found difficult. He was easy to talk to and willing to go over and over concepts until I understood. Without Samuel's help, I would not have achieved the grade I did.
(Georgia, Didcot)

I think that Samuel helped me significantly in my physics work, having the chance to work one on one with someone that clearly understands the subject to a great depth is far better than the class room environment.
(Elliot, Harwell)

Teaching Experience:

I am a qualified teacher, with six years' experience of teaching at secondary school. I also have over six years' experience of one-to-one teaching. I have helped students of all levels of ability prepare for their exams. Get in touch to discuss how I can help you too.

Tutoring Approach:

It can be easy to get lost in a class. Private tuition, though, is all about you. What you need, what you find confusing, what you want to learn.

Come to a session with an area you want to go over, a topic you don't understand or just some homework that you don't get. I promise you that no question will ever be too stupid, no matter how many times you think you have asked it before. We will go over it until we find a way that makes sense to you.

When you don't understand a topic, it is usually because there are some gaps in your knowledge further back - especially in subjects like maths and science. I will help you to find those gaps and fill them in. This often means that topics that used to be just a confusing mass of rules and equations suddenly start to make sense.

I look forward to hearing from you!

Subjects
  • Combined Science
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)


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Arnab (Mr)
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Subjects: English  |  Economics  |  Life Science  |  Chemistry  |  Maths  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I am an indian male currently doing my MBA from University of Aberdeen. I am also a Saltire Scholarship winner of the year 2009. Qualifications: Msc Biology, Virginia State University, USA, Grade Point Average 3.9/4.0 B.Sc Botony, Zoology, Chemist ...
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Personal Description:
I am an indian male currently doing my MBA from University of Aberdeen. I am also a Saltire Scholarship winner of the year 2009.
Qualifications:
Msc Biology, Virginia State University, USA, Grade Point Average 3.9/4.0
B.Sc Botony, Zoology, Chemistry ( Hons )
Beta Kappa chi ( National Scientific Honor Society, Theta chapter, USA)
Associate Member of Chartered Management Institute, UK

Teaching Experience:

Teaching Experience:
Since I have been a student all my life so did not get a chance to tutor. However I have experience to work with young people as a "Tutor" in the state run TRIO program in USA. This job has given me a clear understanding and significance of a good education, promoting effective learning, teaching and personal development. This first hand skill of working with children of school age has made me patient, tolerant and has also given me an ability to respond positively to special educational needs. Having this experience would definitely facilitate me to translate my knowledge better to pupils and that surely would aid them to understand the basic concepts.

I have taught the undergrads in Virginia State University, USA under the state run TRIO program

Tutoring Approach:

open to new ideas, initiator, like the tutee to solve the problem himself, but be a good guide,I believe in teaching patiently and with dedication. My approach to teaching is straightforward and begins with generating questions and curiosity within young people's minds so that they can think well.

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • Economics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)

  • Life Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)


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Timothy (Mr)
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Subjects: Craft and Design  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Qualified teacher for almost eleven years. Currently Head of Design and Technology at a school in Nottingham Teaching Design and Technology at one of England's top schools in Uppingham for Eight years. BA (hons), PGCE and CRB cleared ...
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Personal Description:
Qualified teacher for almost eleven years.
Currently Head of Design and Technology at a school in Nottingham
Teaching Design and Technology at one of England's top schools in Uppingham for Eight years.
BA (hons), PGCE and CRB cleared

Teaching Experience:

Eleven years Experience in Teaching Design and Technology GCSE, AS and A2 Level.
Grades my students have attained over the past four years GCSE - A*-B = 100%, As - A-C =100%, A2 - A-C = 100%.
Experience of AS, A level and GCSE Product Design with OCR and Edexcel. Have taught from Year 5 -Year 9 Food, Textiles and Resistant Materials.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that every pupil is able to achieve their own potential with specific tutoring to their needs.

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

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Ridwan (Mr)
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Subjects: Self Defense  |  English  |  Law  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Arabic  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: HI! I am a multilingual, legal executive and researcher with a long-standing passion in teaching, lecturing and management. I have taught at all levels from primary to the university level. My teaching experience extends over 20 years and is ba ...
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Personal Description:
HI!

I am a multilingual, legal executive and researcher with a long-standing passion in teaching, lecturing and management. I have taught at all levels from primary to the university level.

My teaching experience extends over 20 years and is backed by professional qualifications in each field that I teach. I.e. Law, Martial Arts and fitness / personal training / self defence and of course English and Arabic.

I would recommend that you book a ONE hour meeting / tutorial initially. Further tuition can then be discussed - rather than book 15 hours or 1000 hours etc.! Just see how things go and take it from there - this approach will save you registration fees :-)

Teaching Experience:

I have taught both Arabic and English (native speaker) at various levels - up to university undergraduate level, at several London and UK-based schools as well as managing and directing an international language school in the Middle East.

I also tutor law, up to and including undergraduate level, this includes the foundation subjects: Equity and Trusts, Tort, European, Criminal, Public, Land and Contract as well as self defence/fitness.

The martial arts / fitness tuition stems over three community based clubs and competing in regional and international (primarily Tae Kwon Do and submission grappling) competition.

So if you would like some calisthenics based personal training do get in touch.

Thank you.

Tutoring Approach:

I use a relaxed interactive, seminarial approach whenever practical. I am not, however, averse to IT based or traditional methods and welcome a diverse and results-oriented approach. My aim is to help you achieve your goals.

If you are outside my locality and would like me to travel to you then we can discuss the fee and travel arrangements.

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

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

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

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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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Chloe (Ms)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Mandarin  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: A Maths graduate professional tutor who is specialised in preparing children for the common entrance exams 11+ and 13+ with high success in securing their places at their first choice schools and GCSE, IGCSE, A-level exams. She is passionate about gi ...
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Personal Description:
A Maths graduate professional tutor who is specialised in preparing children for the common entrance exams 11+ and 13+ with high success in securing their places at their first choice schools and GCSE, IGCSE, A-level exams. She is passionate about giving young people the best possible education in life, and relish the challenge of managing a diverse workload. Her goal is to ensure they are supported and encourage them to achieve their full potential.

Teaching Experience:

She has 8 years tutoring experiences. Her students are from both independent schools and maintained state schools. She has particularly taught those who came from the top tier independent schools, such as Colet court, St Paul`s boy school, Westminster school, Frances Holland school, Cheltenham Ladies` College etc. She is specialised in preparing children for the common entrance exams 11+, 13+ with high success in securing their places at their first-choice schools. She has a valid DBS check and is tutoring higher tier GCSE in Central London Academies.

Tutoring Approach:

She believes that every child is different, so she adjust her teaching style to enhance the student`s style of learning. It has been worked very well in the past and she helped many students to reach their goals. It is a priority for her to make sure that tutees have a firm grasp of the core skills needed to satisfy the requirements of the examination boards at different levels of the national curriculum. She provides depth knowledge to those who love Maths, and gives dedicating support to those who find it more challenging. She tailors every session to the student`s demands and builds up the strategies and frameworks to adapt his or her individual skills. She has her own teaching materials. She monitors each pupil's progress and ensures their successes.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (50 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (50 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (50 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (50 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (50 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (50 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)

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Elspeth (Ms)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I moved from Henley-on-Thames to Bampton in October 2011. In 2012, I worked three days a week in an independent girls' school in Exeter, providing one-to-one support for a girl in Year 9 and also taught English Literature to Year 7 & Year 13 classe ...
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Personal Description:
I moved from Henley-on-Thames to Bampton in October 2011. In 2012, I worked three days a week in an independent girls' school in Exeter, providing one-to-one support for a girl in Year 9 and also taught English Literature to Year 7 & Year 13 classes.

I have a passion for the written word and its performance in poetry and drama.

I am a mother with three grown-up children and a grandmother, and very interested in how young people view and contribute to the world in which they live.

I have an MA (with Merit) in Postcolonial Studies from SOAS, University of London (2015) and a First Class Honours BA degree in English and Classics from the University of Reading (1996).

I can offer lessons in my home in Bampton or online via email and Skype. Skype has proved to be a highly successful way of teaching and I now teach across the globe using this medium,

Teaching Experience:

In addition to working in a school in Exeter (outlined above), I have been a highly successful English tutor for many years, originally based in the South-East. Most of my client base is private but I also work for two top London tuition agencies. I am a highly experienced tutor and currently have students in English Language & Literature from KS1 to 'A' level/IB. I also work with undergraduates & postgraduates in various disciplines, providing guidance in the structure of their essays, particularly dissertations, and academic writing. Additionally, in 2014/15 I tutored the complete AQA GCSE Classical Civilisation syllabus to a Year 9 student via Skype, who obtained an A as her final grade.

I also have experience in helping adults with their business English and have written marketing copy for the commercial sector.

Tutoring Approach:

When I tutor a student, I search for a 'tailor-made' way to help increase their self-esteem and confidence. This enhances the learning they already receive in the classroom. The study of texts offers student and tutor alike not only an opportunity to develop communication one with another but also insight into the life experiences of others, both in past generations and the wider world today.

I have helped numerous students to achieve higher than their predicted grades at both GCSE, IB and 'A' level and have many excellent references available. My students have come from the public, private and state school sectors and with varying levels of academic ability.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 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.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 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.)


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Beverley (Ms)
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Subjects: French  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I have a BA Honours degree in French and Spanish from the University of Leeds, and a post-graduate diploma in International Business from the University of Cambridge. I am an enthusiastic teacher with a love of learning, and throughout my career ...
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Personal Description:
I have a BA Honours degree in French and Spanish from the University of Leeds, and a post-graduate diploma in International Business from the University of Cambridge.

I am an enthusiastic teacher with a love of learning, and throughout my career have proven a consistent pattern of tutoring, teaching and training designed for and delivered to all ages. I believe that in order for a student to do well that they must feel engaged and be encouraged to think for themselves, and that rather than simply learn set answers to set questions they ought to know the subject to such an extent that it feels natural and unforced.

Teaching Experience:

My earliest teaching experience was tutoring a pre-GCSE student in English reading and comprehension whilst being in secondary school myself. Moving on from this I spent two years, again whilst still studying, teaching weaponry and aviation to cadet students of secondary school age.

Whilst in University I spent an academic year based in the Caribbean, on a French-Speaking island, where I was contracted to teach English as a foreign language to 6th form students ranging from 15 to 18 years of age. This was a wonderful experience and I was proud to have been able to coach my students into having a greater understanding of their chosen learning language, and to visibly see them gain confidence with their spoken foreign language skills.

Presently I very much enjoy being based in an Early Years setting Huntingdon, where on a weekly basis I teach French to our Pre-School age group who are between three and five years of age. Again this is very rewarding and at the same time challenging: not only is this teaching done with a group of between 8 and 14 children, but because we have many children who are already learning two (or maybe three!) languages I have to also ensure that our curriculum is as developmentally and culturally appropriate as possible.

Tutoring Approach:

I have an open and flexible approach to teaching which I like to adapt to each individual student and their needs. Please speak with me about what you would like to gain exactly from your tutoring experience and I will be more than happy to tailor my sessions to your request.

Subjects
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (18 p.h.)

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Joanna (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Polish  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I am a Polish native speaker who did a degree in Spanish at the University of Sheffield. I am passionate about foreign languages and I have some experience in teaching/ tutoring. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a Polish native speaker who did a degree in Spanish at the University of Sheffield. I am passionate about foreign languages and I have some experience in teaching/ tutoring.

Teaching Experience:

I've been teaching Spanish, English and Polish for about 6 years now. I used to teach adults in a Further Education Centre ( Polish and Spanish) and I helped in MFL department in a secondary school in Leeds.

Tutoring Approach:

I try to tailor my lessons to learners' individual needs nad make it fun as it helps memorising new vocabulary. In my opinion learners should be immersed in new language/ culture as much as possible, therefore I always use videos, podcasts, DVDs and try to get my students to speak.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • Polish
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • Spanish
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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Andrew (Mr)
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Subjects: Combined Science  |  Geography  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a friendly, approachable and professional tutor with extensive experience and an excellent track record for enabling students to achieve the grades that they want. With a background in molecular biology, I tutor biology and chemistry students of ...
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Personal Description:
I am a friendly, approachable and professional tutor with extensive experience and an excellent track record for enabling students to achieve the grades that they want. With a background in molecular biology, I tutor biology and chemistry students of all abilities.

I like to recommend an informal telephone conversation or meeting before commiting to a course of tuition. This is the best possible way for me to understand your needs and for you to decide whether my approach to tuition suits you.

I am more than happy to provide references from my previous clients.

Teaching Experience:

I have diverse experience of working in education and have recently finished working for the European Journal for Science Teachers. When I'm not tutoring, I work for a science education charity, working closely with teachers.

Tutoring Approach:

I take a tailored, focussed approach to my tuition, aiming to give students not only the knowledge, but also the confidence, that they need to tackle exams and coursework.

Subjects
  • Combined Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • Geography
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
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  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
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Isla (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am an enthusiastic, creative and highly experienced teacher of English language and literature. I retired In 2014 from the full-time secondary school teaching post I held for 23 years, at an independent girls' school in Lincolnshire. I taught throu ...
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Personal Description:
I am an enthusiastic, creative and highly experienced teacher of English language and literature. I retired In 2014 from the full-time secondary school teaching post I held for 23 years, at an independent girls' school in Lincolnshire. I taught throughout the school, at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5, and have a strong proven commitment to raising academic standards; my students have achieved consistently excellent GCSE and A Level grades. Although I have a particular passion for teaching literature, I am a rigorous teacher dedicated to raising standards of literacy through my teaching of English language, and to the educational and personal development of young people more widely, especially those in transition to higher education.

As well as teaching my academic subject, I was a sixth form personal tutor for 18 years, monitoring my students' academic progress, and guiding and mentoring those applying to university, assisting with UCAS applications and personal statements, or helping tutees plan for a gap year or for employment - a role which I found particularly fulfilling. I also have experience of teaching in further education and have been successful in teaching mature students from different cultural backgrounds.

For two years 2012-14 , I supervised sixth form students taking the AQA Extended Project Qualification. I greatly enjoy one - to-one tuition.

In a career spanning more than 40 years in all, I have built up extensive subject knowledge and teaching expertise, which I can adapt to students ranging from 11 years to adult.

Teaching Experience:

In my most recent post, which I held for 23 years until my recent retirement, I taught English Language and English Literature throughout the school: to pupils aged 11-14 at Key Stage 3, to pupils taking GCSE exams, and to sixth formers taking AS and A level English.
At GCSE and AS/A Level my pupils have obtained consistently excellent results. I have taught a very wide range of set texts for literature and have taught courses by different exam boards, such as Edexcel, and OCR, and the CIE IGCSE.

My teaching has often involved one-to-one sessions with pupils who need extra support and I have taught those whose attainment in the subject is modest, as well as higher achievers in English.

My teaching experience prior to this included teaching for a total of 7 years full and part-time in further education colleges, and I have also taught English as a foreign language for the British Council.

I have been tutoring privately since retiring from full time school teaching, and I currently tutor students ranging from 15 to 21, assisting with preparation for GCSE exams, A Levels, and at university level. I have been tutoring students following a range of different GCSE courses and examining boards, including Edexcel IGCSE, Cambridge IGCSE, and AQA GCSE courses, both language and literature qualifications, and also the Edexcel combined A Level Language and Literature. My tutoring role includes assisting my tutees with revision of a wide range of set texts, demonstrating my adaptability and expertise in quickly grasping what different exam techniques are required. My private tutees gained English language and literature grades that exceeded their school teachers' expectations in the summer 2015 round of GCSE exams, achieving grades ranging from C (D predicted) to A* (B predicted). In summer 2016, again, my private tutees achieved good grades at least one grade higher than predicted at school and have been able to continue to the next stage of their studies, including university entrance.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is a natural continuation of my approach as a classroom teacher. I am passionate about my subject and prepare lessons thoroughly and imaginatively. I begin by making sure I am fully in the picture with regard to the specific course being followed and the exam criteria, and use the exam boards' websites to source relevant materials such as past papers and teaching resources.

I always have a clear lesson plan and realistic aim of what I wish to achieve in the time available. I like people and I am a friendly, outgoing person who will communicate successfully with a tutee; I enjoy the company of young people and am experienced in putting my tutees at their ease and building their confidence, which I believe is very important. I form productive relationships with those I teach and am good at listening to them and assessing their needs, and adjusting my teaching strategy accordingly.

As well as preparing thoroughly, I mark work meticulously and give very detailed and helpful feedback, both in writing and orally. I set relevant work to be completed for the next tutorial, and monitor progress closely; I stay in regular contact with my students and/or their parents via email and phone.

I am a hardworking and sympathetic tutor with the interests of my tutees at heart; my aim is to help them achieve their full potential and gain exam success.

i prefer to tutor in my own home where I am set up to receive my tutees in a quiet environment designed to maximise academic concentration. I do not tutor on Fridays or at weekends. I am usually able to tutor in school holidays, when I can offer longer, more intensive revision sessions.


Here are some recent 2016 testimonials from former tutees and their parents:

A Level

We turned to a private tutor because our daughter received a disappointing result in her first year of A Level English, but she knew she could do better and wanted to go to a first class University to study English. Her coursework had been excellent and most of her homework was good, too, but her exam technique was less secure. Isla definitely made a difference. She is a nurturing teacher who interacts with the student really well. Isla gave good advice about preparing for the exam paper and gave support in revision of the various texts, which boosted our daughter's confidence. Having achieved the necessary entry grades, our daughter is now at Newcastle University starting her degree course and wants to keep in touch with Isla."
Sally S, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, parent of A Level student

"As someone who wanted to pursue English at university, my grade C at AS Level was not good enough, so during Year 13 we found a private tutor to help me with my A Level English Language and Literature course. Isla put lots of time into helping me come out with an overall high grade B. She gave me wonderful advice with my creative coursework and really enhanced my knowledge of the two plays I was studying for my written exam. I am so grateful and will continue to keep in touch with Isla as I enter my degree course at Newcastle University for English Literature and Creative Writing."
Emily S, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, A Level tutee

GCSE
"Isla provided excellent support during Year 10 and 11 to our daughter in relation to her GCSE studies in both English Literature and Language. This complemented her learning at school and enabled focus on those areas where extra support or explanation was needed. Isla was very flexible in her approach, tailoring her lessons to our daughter's needs and providing additional support on the run up to the exams themselves. Although our daughter isn't continuing her English studies at A Level, Isla is going continue to provide support in relation to essay structure and comprehension in the subjects she has chosen to study. We would highly recommend her. "
Rachel M, Leicestershire, parent of GCSE pupil




Please note:
Some tutees opt for longer sessions fortnightly , rather than one hour weekly. My fees for longer sessions for GCSE and A Level students are 60 for an hour and a half, and 75 for a two hour tutorial, representing a small reduction on the hourly fee of 45. My fees include preparation for the lesson, marking of set written homework, the actual contact time, and follow-up emails,

Subjects
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (45 p.h.)

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Julia (Ms)
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Subjects: French  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I am a supportive yet challenging tutor, bilingual in French and English. I was Director of studies for an international language school based in Oxford for 13 years and prior to that, spent 15 years living and working in Paris and Toulouse. I gradua ...
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Personal Description:
I am a supportive yet challenging tutor, bilingual in French and English. I was Director of studies for an international language school based in Oxford for 13 years and prior to that, spent 15 years living and working in Paris and Toulouse. I graduated from UWE in 1988.

Teaching Experience:

Julia has over 25 years in education management and language training. I am CELTA and DELTA qualified. DBS checked. I have extensive experience preparing students for IELTS, FCE, CAE, CPE etc. I can support teachers undertaking the DELTA and CELTA qualifications. I teach Business French and English to adults.

Tutoring Approach:

I am a supportive yet challenging tutor able to motivate you to achieve your language goals. I am also a qualified Life Coach, able to help you overcome learning obstacles and increase your self-belief.

Subjects
  • French
  • 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) (25 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 (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)


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Sabine (Mrs)
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Subjects: German  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Teaching is something I enjoy passionately. I believe that with the right support and increased confidence, students can achieve their goals in their given language. My style is relaxed and friendly. My aim is to focus on the student's needs and to m ...
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Personal Description:
Teaching is something I enjoy passionately. I believe that with the right support and increased confidence, students can achieve their goals in their given language. My style is relaxed and friendly. My aim is to focus on the student's needs and to make language learning an enjoyable experience. I am also a qualified NLP Master and am trained to help people set and achieve their goals. Learn German in your own office! One-to-one tuition tailored to your individual needs and learning style. Dedicated and efficient language teaching one-to-one and groups for German that works and is fun.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching many students with different needs in German over the last few years with great results, helping students preparing with language and culture before relocating to Germany, GCSE and A-level pupils to revise for exams and many business professionals wanting to communicate better with German associates and learn about business etiquette and German business culture. I also understand business needs as I am a Training and Marketing professional with 16 years national and international experience in global blue chip, national top brand and local authority sectors. Please see my website for further info.

Tutoring Approach:

Informal and relaxed with clear goals that will be discussed at the start of the course. Focused on individual needs and learning styles with Neuro Linguistic Programming techniques incorporated to ensure best learning outcomes.

Subjects
  • German
  • 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.)

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Jiayu (Yolanda) (Ms)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an experienced Modern Foreign Language tutor based in Cardiff. I can teach Mandarin and Spanish languages to people of all ages and levels. I have an Master degree in Intercultural Communication from Birkbeck, University of London and a Bachelo ...
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Personal Description:
I am an experienced Modern Foreign Language tutor based in Cardiff. I can teach Mandarin and Spanish languages to people of all ages and levels.
I have an Master degree in Intercultural Communication from Birkbeck, University of London and a Bachelor degree in Spanish language from University of Havana, Cuba.
The place that I use to teach is near Cardiff City Centre, it is a quiet and comfortable location. However, I can also travel to you if your residence is not too far from me.
I am passionate in teaching and always can combine my lessons with real life. I strongly believe that students can learn in a very fun environment with me.

Teaching Experience:

Mandarin:
- I am a native Chinese speaker. I did 1 year internship at Confucius Institute of University of Havana where I taught Mandarin to Cuban students of all ages and levels. (2011-2012)
- I have been teaching Mandarin as a private tutor in the UK for more than 3 years to students of diverse nationalities. (2012-present)
- I have experience as interpreter (Chinese-English) at the Beijing Overseas Study Service Association (BOSSA) fair, held November 2013 at Regent's University, London.

Spanish:
- I did my Foundation course (1 year) and BA in Spanish language (4 years) at University of Havana, Cuba, and also taught this language to adult students who went to Cuba for visit and study.

Tutoring Approach:

- The first lesson is FREE. We can discuss your learning purpose and interests. It is also an opportunity for me to learn your language level.

- As a foreign language student before, I know some common errors that a language learner can make. Therefore, I have designed my own teaching materials to help my students to learn more efficiently. In addition, I can adapt my lessons to students' needs.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • 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.)
  • Mandarin
  • 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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Paola (Dr)
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Subjects: Italian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: My professional profile is mainly divided into two areas: Environmental Biology - Natural Science - Italian teaching/translation. Professional competences on the Environmental Biology - Natural Science field have been acquired during my undergradua ...
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Personal Description:
My professional profile is mainly divided into two areas: Environmental Biology - Natural Science - Italian teaching/translation.
Professional competences on the Environmental Biology - Natural Science field have been acquired during my undergraduate studies in Ecological Science and Environmental Education and the master in Biodiversity and Environmental Quality (both with first-honours grades). Several internship/volunteer activities and training courses have enriched my curriculum on this area and allowed me to enhance my knowledge and expertise.
The Italian teaching area has been developed during the last 3 years (two of which have been spent in United Kingdom), even though I have been passionate on either linguistic structures or teaching/learning processes since High School, inspired by the family atmosphere in which my parents and some relatives transmitted me the passion.

Teaching Experience:

I have a three-year professional experience in teaching lessons of Science and Italian language (6 courses to date, including a special "food and language" course for a company) for individuals and small classes, and I have been an External Examiner for the GCSE Italian Language exam.

Tutoring Approach:

I am a friendly, calm and patient tutor that really loves teaching in a comfortable, positive and supporting ambience. I encourage you to participate actively to the lesson, and, according to the purpose, I promote activities, games and practical exercises focused on your needs. I do not prefer explaining concepts using only schematic structures, but I try to understand your main needs and gaps and I tail the lessons to your specific learning processes.
All levels are covered.

Subjects
  • Italian
  • 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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Sidi (Miss)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hi, I'm a Chinese native speaker, studying for my postgraduate degree in Computer Science at University of St Andrews. I'm easy-going, responsible and curious. I love Chinese culture and Computer Science. I would like to share my knowledge with you! ...
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Personal Description:
Hi, I'm a Chinese native speaker, studying for my postgraduate degree in Computer Science at University of St Andrews. I'm easy-going, responsible and curious. I love Chinese culture and Computer Science. I would like to share my knowledge with you!

Teaching Experience:

For Mandarin:
I received Certificate for Teachers of Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages from Confucius Institute Headquarters.
I've also passed Mandarin Level Test with the level of B1.
During my college years, I taught Chinese through language exchange with my language partners, one from Minnesota, U.S., the other from South Korea.
For Computer Science:
I received my Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science in the July of 2016.
During my second summer vacation in college, I volunteered as math teachers for adults, helping them to prepare for College Entrance Exams for Adults.
I'm sure I can offer my best tuition to meet with your satisfaction.

Tutoring Approach:

Both online or offline.
I recommend learning by practice, motivated by interest.
If you want to learn Mandarin with me, I can also teach you Chinese calligraphy, Chinese folk songs and Chinese lute : ). If you are interested in Chinese characters, I can send you a Chinese brush as a gift!

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (12 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (14 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)

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Adeola (Miss)
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Subjects: Biology  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am currently a 4th year medical student at Imperial College London. If you`re looking for a passionate and approachable tutor who adapts to the needs of each student, then look no further. ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently a 4th year medical student at Imperial College London. If you`re looking for a passionate and approachable tutor who adapts to the needs of each student, then look no further.

Teaching Experience:

I have significant past tutoring experience in Maths and currently tutor medical students in the years below mine.

Tutoring Approach:

I understand well that each student learns differently so my aim is to establish an approach together that will work best for them. As an organised and focused individual, I ensure tutees get the most out of our time together and I aim to not only help them solidify current knowledge but also challenge them into broadening their understanding of topics.

Subjects
  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)

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