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Sarah (Mrs)
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Subjects: Chemistry  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
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Personal Description:
Name: Sarah BSc.

Teaching Experience:

I have been volunteering at Young Carers helping with homework and extra tuition for the previous year. I also work privately helping those of all ages and abilities, including adult learners as well as children of a very young age. Over the years I have acquired a lot of tricks and techniques to make arithmetic easier to learn.

Although I claim to help up to an Advanced Higher Maths standard, I have the ability and experience to help those at university struggling with foundation maths courses.

Tutoring Approach:

As a tutor it is my job to help my students unlock their potential. To show them the real life application of what they are learning and how to apply their new found knowledge.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (16 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (16 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (16 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (16 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (16 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (16 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (16 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (16 p.h.)

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

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Susan (Ms)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I have taught mathematics for over 20 years now and enjoy keeping up to date with lesson delivery, whilst maintaining a keen interest in how we learn about numbers and maths generally. Towards the end of my career I became interested in our parents a ...
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Personal Description:
I have taught mathematics for over 20 years now and enjoy keeping up to date with lesson delivery, whilst maintaining a keen interest in how we learn about numbers and maths generally. Towards the end of my career I became interested in our parents and how many struggle with the often complicated explanations offered in some texts or online explanations. I am now semi retired and enjoy offering some simple private tuition in addition to continuing to work part time in schools. I am a friendly, down to earth tutor a good sense of humour.

Teaching Experience:

Teaching in schools for over 20 years with experience in primary numeracy, GCSE's, A levels. I translate complex concepts into ordinary language and everyday life

I also now teach privately for the rest of the week from my home (please view the map for location)
I have enjoyed teaching some very gifted students as well as those who find the subject quite a challenge, as indeed we all do from time to time

Tutoring Approach:

I now mainly prefer to teach adults up to GCSE but as long as you can make daytime sessions I can help. I use an intuitive approach wherever possible. It has been noted that I explain concepts quite clearly and students can be surprised at the ease with which they pick up previously difficult concepts.

I also prepare students for exams and offer guidance on exam technique.

I usually work with whatever you bring to the session, unless a specific topic needs covering in more depth

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)

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Paul (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Psychology  |  Chemistry  |  Physics  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I have experience teaching Psychology and Science to A-Level. I am offering my services during the evenings and weekends, and will be available over the holidays if you need to catch-up before the start of the new term. ...
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Personal Description:
I have experience teaching Psychology and Science to A-Level. I am offering my services during the evenings and weekends, and will be available over the holidays if you need to catch-up before the start of the new term.

Teaching Experience:

Currently teaching Biology, Chemistry, and Physics at GCSE. I have previous teaching experience of AS Biology, as well as AS Psychology.

Tutoring Approach:

Utilise different learning activities to make sure the pupil understands the material.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Psychology
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)

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Jania (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I am a very well-qualified, experienced, friendly and successful teacher of English as a Foreign Language, and I teach individuals or small groups of students in my home. I have always loved learning languages and am very much a 'people person', whic ...
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Personal Description:
I am a very well-qualified, experienced, friendly and successful teacher of English as a Foreign Language, and I teach individuals or small groups of students in my home. I have always loved learning languages and am very much a 'people person', which is why I decided to become an English teacher after leaving university. Even now, after over 20 years' experience, I am delighted that I am still learning new things about English language and teaching.

Teaching Experience:

My teaching experience has mostly been of adults and young adults (16 - 55) in small groups or one to one classes. For many years I taught English as a Foreign Language at Bell International London, and before that for the British Council in Italy (Milan and Rome) and Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur). I have also taught on pre-sessional and in-sessional courses at Queen Mary, University of London. My students have been at all levels and from a wide variety of cultures.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to teaching is very student-centred. We first discuss which language aspects my students want to improve and their previous language learning experience. We then agree on a programme, and regularly review it. Each lesson builds on the previous one and the materials and teaching approach are tailored to each individual's needs, interests and learning style.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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Jasper (Mr)
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Subjects: History  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Maths  |  English  |  Russian  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  |  German  |  English  |  French  |  Politics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I'm a 19 year old Language student from Buckinghamshire. I love to travel and explore what the world has to offer, and I believe a knowledge of foreign languages is the key that unlocks the hidden potential of the rest of the world. ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a 19 year old Language student from Buckinghamshire. I love to travel and explore what the world has to offer, and I believe a knowledge of foreign languages is the key that unlocks the hidden potential of the rest of the world.

Teaching Experience:

3 yrs Tutoring and Language prefect during time at The Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe.

Tutoring Approach:

As a language student myself, I am aware that there is not strict formula to success when learning a foreign language. The teaching style must be adapted to the student, and I feel I have the widespread skills and patience to find a route suitable to every candidate.

Subjects
  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (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 (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • Russian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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

  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Politics
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 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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Donna (Mrs)
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Subjects: Special Needs  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a qualified teacher with 8 years teaching experience. I have a 14 year old step-daughter with AD/HD who is also on the Autistic spectrum. I also have a 5 year old daughter who is very able and a 2 year old daughter. I have been married for 8 yea ...
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Personal Description:
I am a qualified teacher with 8 years teaching experience. I have a 14 year old step-daughter with AD/HD who is also on the Autistic spectrum. I also have a 5 year old daughter who is very able and a 2 year old daughter. I have been married for 8 years. but with my husband for 15 years.

I am looking to offer my services as a private home tutor to help struggling students with or without additional needs.

I can get references for previous tutoring jobs, upon request, as prior to having my 2nd daughter I had been tutoring for 3 families, preparing their children for their SATs and helping with homework. I am currently tutoring twins in Year 3, helping them with English and Maths skills.

I am prepared to come to your child's home but also willing to tutor from my own home if required earlier than 6pm.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching for 8 years after working as a Special Needs Assistant and then completing my Primary PGCE at Kingston University.

I have spent my 8 years teaching in Special Needs schools working with students with Moderate Learning Difficulties, Autism, AD/HD, Downs Syndrome, Aspergers, Cerebral Palsy, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties and also visual impairments, as well as those with difficult home lives.

I have training in a successful Phonics scheme called Read, Write, Inc. Whereby students learn to read through intense synthetic phonics teaching which involves constant repetition and reinforcement enabling the student to learn effectively and quickly, gaining confidence in their ability. This would need some input from parents in order to be as successful as possible.

I absolutely love my job and now feel that it is time to offer my expertise, either in the evening or at weekends, to other children who find learning difficult and require a little extra help and support. I also feel that by my helping your son/daughter it will help you to cope with their needs in other areas without you having to worry about them struggling at school.

Tutoring Approach:

Wherever possible I would like to follow the schemes your child uses at their current school in order to not confuse them any further, but if this is not possible I will try to adapt my teaching style to accommodate ways in which they learn best. When it comes to teaching, students need to experience a variety of methods in order to find one that suits them. If this has not been established when I begin working with them it is something that I would work on quickly in order for the student to be able to start learning quickly and effectively.

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

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

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Marie (Mrs)
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Subjects: Website design  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am French and mother of 2. In 2004 I registered with OFSTED to teach French to young children, being ofsted registered gives parents the peace of mind that I have a CRB and allows parents to pay me with Childcare vouchers if they have a scheme at ...
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Personal Description:
I am French and mother of 2.
In 2004 I registered with OFSTED to teach French to young children, being ofsted registered gives parents the peace of mind that I have a CRB and allows parents to pay me with Childcare vouchers if they have a scheme at work.

Teaching Experience:

I used to tutor French to adults when I lived in Czech Republic and Germany 15 years ago.

From 2004 I taught mostly children and toddlers and since 2009 I am teaching an increasing number of GCSE students, A Level and adults of all levels.
I cater for all students irrespective of ability including those with challenging needs.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is adapted to the student ability. I use a lot of very varied resources and try to make the tuition fun.

The fee stated is for tuition from my home. If you wish to have tuition from your home or office please add 5.00 + taxi cost (if more than 15 minutes walk).

Subjects
  • Website design
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (16 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (19 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (23 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (26 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (26 p.h.)


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Karum (Mr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Accounting  |  Economics  |  Business Related  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Recently graduated from the University of Oxford with First Class Honours in Economics and Management. I won a Scholarship to Eton College when I was ten years old and won another three years later. After getting straight A*'s at GSCE, I went on to s ...
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Personal Description:
Recently graduated from the University of Oxford with First Class Honours in Economics and Management. I won a Scholarship to Eton College when I was ten years old and won another three years later. After getting straight A*'s at GSCE, I went on to study Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry, Economics and Physics at AS level. Again, after attaining the highest grades at AS, I was advised to drop Chemistry and went on to complete my A levels (A*A*AA). Currently I am studying Economics and Management at Oxford University - final year.

Teaching Experience:

I have helped teach primary school children before at Eton Wick First School. Other experience I have includes a tutee I helped last year with AS level maths and writing AS maths notes for a firm so that they could make tutoring videos online.

Tutoring Approach:

I like to approach tutoring by adapting to the tutee's needs. I always ask what is needed to be covered for their understanding and so it would be up to any tutee to know what they struggle on. If they do not know, I like to test their knowledge of the syllabus and filling in any gaps. When I go through a topic, I do often go through it in detail so that the tutee can not only answer questions, but also understand what they are doing. (I find that the problem with Maths is that some students can get the answer, without understanding what they have done.)

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)
  • Accounting
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)

  • Economics
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)
  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)

  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)


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Parisa (Ms)
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Subjects: Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am doing my MSc in Molecular Biotechnology part time at University of Birmingham. My degree is on Biology and Teaching and I have also been qualified to teach English as Foreign Language (TEFL). I try to be flexible in my tutoring as every student ...
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Personal Description:
I am doing my MSc in Molecular Biotechnology part time at University of Birmingham. My degree is on Biology and Teaching and I have also been qualified to teach English as Foreign Language (TEFL).
I try to be flexible in my tutoring as every student is different.
I have been teaching since 2003. I think the best thing about teaching is when you see your students achieve their goals.

Teaching Experience:

English as a Foreign Language (Cavendish College Iran Branch)
GCSE (Biology: Personal tuition)
BTEC (Applied Science: Birmingham Metropolitan College)
Physiology (Access to Nursing : Birmingham Metropolitan College)
Biology (Access to Science: Birmingham Metropolitan College)

Tutoring Approach:

tailored to students' need

Subjects
  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (26 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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Ekaterina (Mrs)
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Subjects: Maths  |  English  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a qualified, UK trained teacher and an experienced tutor with proven track record in results and ability to successfully personalise my students' learning, based on their individual circumstances and preferences, whether it is learning Russian o ...
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Personal Description:
I am a qualified, UK trained teacher and an experienced tutor with proven track record in results and ability to successfully personalise my students' learning, based on their individual circumstances and preferences, whether it is learning Russian or Dutch for business, leisure and travelling or helping children develop their English and Maths skills further.

I can provide all levels of support: private language lessons for adults, document translations to or from Russian and Dutch, language tutoring of bilingual children/teens and fast-track language introduction/begginers courses. In addition, I have a particularly wide knowledge of providing general Russian/Dutch teaching for adults travelling to Russia, including countries of former USSR, where Russian is still one of the official languages, Belgium or the Netherlands, for work or family reasons.

I have completed a BA (Hons) degree in education (graduated with First Class Honours), a Postgraduate teacher training course (PGCE) and, most recently, a Masters degree in Education (MEd), specialising in teaching of gifted and talented pupils. I actively teach in British schools, thus this experience enables me to understand and apply current, most up-to date, teaching techniques and assists me in making the learning experience of my students engaging, productive and stimulating.

I am extremely flexible and reliable and I appreciate the importance of meeting the requirements of each one of my students in a shortest time possible. Therefore, I usually meet my prospective students for a free and totally informal chat, prior to agreeing to a programme of study. This allows me to assess your individual needs and design the best language training tuition program.

My rates are slightly higher than those of other tutors in the area, however with coming to me you get a fully qualified and experienced UK trained teacher, with outstanding subject knowledge and a passion for teaching. I will make sure you get the most out of your language progress as quickly as possible and guarantee that investing into my expertise will pay off!

Teaching Experience:

6 years as a private tutor
5 years as a teacher on International and National level in a range of primary schools, special educational establishments, private sector and Beijing University (taught English as foreign language)

Tutoring Approach:

Creating unique and personalised programme for each of my students to meet their individual requirements.

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

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • 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.)
  • Russian
  • 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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Raquel (Miss)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  Craft and Design  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Trained at the School of Design in Altos de Chavon (Affiliated to Parsons New School for Design, New York), my art has taken me all the way around the world from the Caribbean, South America to Hong Kong to Portugal, and now UK. My technique varies d ...
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Personal Description:
Trained at the School of Design in Altos de Chavon (Affiliated to Parsons New School for Design, New York), my art has taken me all the way around the world from the Caribbean, South America to Hong Kong to Portugal, and now UK. My technique varies depending on projects and as I have a strong background in Design Programs such as Adobe Creative Suite, in Fine Arts/ Illustration mediums such as Oil paints, Acrylic, Pastels, etc. Performing Arts, and exhibition assistant, I like to keep an open mind always and that has lead my art to be very versatile.

I teach Spanish as well. Its a great language and fun to speak, and very easy to learn.

Teaching Experience:

I have 2+years as an Art teacher and have been a private tutor for a few months.

Tutoring Approach:

My aim as a tutor is to create in my students a deep understand, confidence and enthusiasm for each project. My approach varies depending on the student's needs and learning style. However my teaching philosophy is based on encouraging students to think for themselves, using real-world examples wherever possible. I start from topics the students are comfortable with and move gradually towards more complex areas as their confidence builds. I use questions and homework to check understanding continually.

I usually focus on exam-style, past paper questions, or drawing exams in order to check, practice and perfect the student's understanding and technique. Where appropriate I set and mark work, giving students detailed feedback so that they can improve quickly.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • 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.)
  • Craft and Design
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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

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Chris (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Hi, my name's Chris and I provide a guitar tuition service in and around Worcester. I offer both acoustic and electric guitar lessons for beginner and intermediate students of all ages. I teach a variety of styles and can tailor lessons to your own m ...
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Hi, my name's Chris and I provide a guitar tuition service in and around Worcester. I offer both acoustic and electric guitar lessons for beginner and intermediate students of all ages. I teach a variety of styles and can tailor lessons to your own musical interests so that you're not only learning the music you love, but developing other essential skills in a relevant musical context.

Teaching Experience:

I have 12 years experience playing guitar and hold a joint-honours degree in music.

Tutoring Approach:

In addition to teaching you how to play the guitar, I can offer expertise in other areas of music. Having spent three years studying music at university, and being a writer myself, I can assist you with your own compositions, arrangements and songs. Likewise I can help with the sometimes precarious art of accompanying yourself as a singer! The focus of lessons is up to you, though equally if you're unsure of exactly what you'd like to learn I can offer plenty of options. As a patient and considerate individual my lessons tend to be relaxed but highly productive.

Guitar lessons can be arranged at times to suit. I'm generally available on weekday afternoons and evenings but feel free to contact me to check my current availability. I teach at my family home in the Barbourne area of central Worcester but I am also willing to travel within Worcester and to nearby surrounding areas of Worcestershire. For this service I charge an additional fee to cover the cost of transport and travel time, this is 5 within Worcester and 10 for Droitwich and Malvern.

My rate is 15 per half hour, however longer lessons are perfectly possible. For more information, or to arrange a lesson please feel free to contact me.

Subjects
  • Music
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

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Katy (Dr)
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Subjects: Biology  
Availability: Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
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I am an A level biology examiner as well as being a fully qualified science teacher with over ten years of experience.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught science to GCSE level and A level biology for over ten years in secondary schools. Since relocating to Stroud, I have tutored students in A level biology for the past four years. I am also an examiner for OCR A level biology. The experience of marking A level papers has enabled me to help my tutees effectively prepare for exams.

Tutoring Approach:

The style of tutoring needed by individual students will vary. It may start with ensuring understanding of the key concepts in biology at an appropriate level. The jump to A level from GCSE is quite considerable and even the brightest students can struggle initially. Another essential skill needed is the ability to pull together biological content taught in different parts of the syllabus. As exam time approaches, a student has to apply their knowledge and understanding to real exam questions. Practice of exam technique is often a large part of a tutorial session in the run up to A level exams. I am able to give feedback on individual questions which enables a student to improve and hone their answers.

Subjects
  • Biology
  • A-Level or Highers (36 p.h.)

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Vishal (Mr)
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Subjects: Biology  |  Chemistry  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
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I am currently studying a BEng course in Engineering, and doing an internship in an engineering role.

Teaching Experience:

8 months experience of teaching in a school with all science subjects to middle age students.

Tutoring Approach:

I am friendly but focused on teaching a student with all devotion. I try my best to explain the students with all different method until they have understood the concept clearly.

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

  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)


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Paul (Dr)
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Subjects: Politics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Award winning and experienced HE lecturer offers private tuition in all social science subjects and primarily in Politics/Government, Political Economy, European Studies and International Relations. Hi there and thanks for viewing my profile. My ...
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Award winning and experienced HE lecturer offers private tuition in all social science subjects and primarily in Politics/Government, Political Economy, European Studies and International Relations.

Hi there and thanks for viewing my profile. My name is Paul and I have been studying, researching and teaching politics since 1988 when I first started my undergraduate degree at Leeds. I gained my first degree with first class honours at Leeds, completed a PhD in Politics at Leeds in 1998 and subsequently lectured, tutored and researched in Politics / Political Economy / International Relations and European Studies at the University of Portsmouth from 1998-2015.

I took a career break from September 2015 to develop some personal projects but continue to offer tuition in politics.

My primary specialism is in the crossover between Politics and Economics (Political Economy) in a theoretical, international, global, European and policymaking context. Many students taking Politics or IR degrees struggle with the economic components of their degree, perceiving it to be a different and mathematical subject...Economic ideas and concepts are in fact central to any deep understanding of politics and IR but, happily, they are very much easier to understand than many students assume. One of my biggest strengths as a tutor is to be able to make economic ideas accessible, interesting, engaging and relevant to the non-specialist and to the student of Politics / IR. By connecting the economics very clearly to mainstream areas of politics such as political thought and public policy and by focusing on the non-mathematical aspects of economic thought, I have been able to help students overcome their initial fears about political economy and come to see it as both the fundamental - and fun - part of all social and political science .

In addition to my specialisms in PE/IPE, I have broad and deep subject knowledge having taught across the full range of Politics, Government, European Studies and International Relations subjects over the years so it is very unlikely that you would be studying something in this broad area of political and social sciences that I would not be able to cover.

And: I am very flexible and approachable: just ask if you have any queries at all!

Teaching Experience:

Award winning and experienced HE lecturer offers private tuition in all social science subjects and primarily in Politics/Government, Political Economy, European Studies and International Relations.

I was Principal Lecturer in Politics/IR at Portsmouth University, Associate Head of the School of Social Historical and Literary Studies (2003-11) before moving up to a Faculty job. Overall I taught in HE at Portsmouth from 1998 until September 2015. I decided to take a voluntary career break in 2015 to develop a variety of my own pet projects but I continue to offer tuition on a private basis across the social sciences to undergraduate, postgraduate and A-level students.

I have been a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and previously the ILT since 2001, and am currently applying for Senior Fellowship status.

In addition, I am an experienced personal and study skills tutor, a role I always took seriously at University. I see the role of a tutor as partly that of a 'coach', facilitating as much as possible your own development as a student. I honed this approach over time as a lecturer and it was especially useful in dissertation supervision at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Tutoring Approach:

During my time at Portsmouth I was nominated for and won several teaching awards including 'Most Innovative Lecturer' and 'Best Feedback'. A major strength of my teaching is that I give very positive, encouraging and constructive developmental feedback on your ideas, plans and writing combined with broad and deep subject knowledge.

As a lecturer I am highly engaging, dynamic and open and I have a gift to explaining complicated concepts in very clear and accessible ways using stories, metaphors and analogies. Indeed I am currently writing a book in which this approach is used to teach Economic concepts to non-specialists without any numbers at all - purely through stories, analogies and metaphors.

In addition to offering private tutoring I am also an accredited trainer and life coach, as well as a proof reader. So the skills sets I bring to private tuition are more diverse than just lecturing / teaching although of course I also do have that extensive classroom and tutoring experience you require (18 years!).

My main specialisms are: international and global political economy, economics for non-specialists and social scientists, public policy, British politics, comparative politics, political ideas and theory, political ideologies, international relations.

Subjects
  • Politics
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)

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Edwin (Mr)
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Subjects: Art  |  Politics  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Film Studies  |  Media / Communication Studies  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: The social sciences are my expertise. In particular, cinema and art history with critical theory. I have extensive research experience in continental philosophy (Kant, Hegel, Marx, Althusser, Deleuze, Adorno, Badiou, etc.) and am well-versed in a wid ...
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The social sciences are my expertise. In particular, cinema and art history with critical theory. I have extensive research experience in continental philosophy (Kant, Hegel, Marx, Althusser, Deleuze, Adorno, Badiou, etc.) and am well-versed in a wide-range of media and art theory topics (e.g. modernity, medium specificity, globalisation, avant-gardes, etc.).

I have a decade of experience as a media producer for various web and radio enterprises, and have written professionally for a range of digital publications.

Teaching Experience:

I have over 5 years of experience tutoring across the subjects listed in my profile. And I have also advised successfully on essays, coursework, dissertations and exam preparation from A-level to postgraduate level.

Coursework, essays and dissertation topics I have recently supervised:

- The semiotics of Barthes and Jakobsen
- Base, superstructure and ideological state apparatuses between Marx and Althusser
- The 'wilderness cosmology' of Daoism in classical Chinese Poetry
- Social unrest and China's modernisation project in the cinema of Jia Zhangke
- A comparative political analysis of Halklarin Demokratik Partisi and Ciudadanos
- Jean Baudrillard's concept of Hyperreality and 'The Truman Show'
- Phenomenology and Bad Faith between Edmund Husserl and Jean-Paul Sartre
- Postmodern urbanism and the cinema of Neill Blomkamp
- The Fauvist revolution in modern painting
- The Printing Press and media theory since Elizabeth Eisenstein
- Consumerism, and the media spectacle in urban Chengdu
- The fashion film and the "bad bitch": post-feminist representation in contemporary Hollywood cinema

Do contact me to discuss your specific essay, presentation or dissertation needs.

Tutoring Approach:

I offer two types of tuition: online (text-based) and in-person (verbal).

Online tuition is the most efficient method for written assignment preparation; superior in my experience than in-person tuition since the student is naturally obliged to articulate concepts, issues and questions directly in the written form that they are required to submit their essays, dissertations, and coursework in. This avoids the extra labour of translating verbal communication to written communication and vice-versa, which slows progress. I conduct online tuition via Skype, which is free to download and use.

In-person tuition is, however, better suited and encouraged for verbal assignments, like presentations and language-speaking practice.

Regardless of type, I always apply a needs-based approach to tuition; allowing my students' needs to dictate pace and intensity. I can, therefore, work closely on particular syllabus material in relation to coursework and exams, or take a broader approach to adult and casual learning.

I offer a full range of help on written work, from "brainstorming", essay or dissertation plans, literature reviews, primary-source gathering, all the way to polishing up the final draft before submission. All written work that I proof-read and supervise will be returned with in-line annotations (using MS Word or LibreOffice's comments and tracked-changes) offering detailed criticisms and suggestions on how to improve anything from grammar, structure, analysis, tone, argument and so forth. I also work fast: written work received before noon can be expected back the same day.

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

  • Reading & Writing skills
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)
  • Film Studies
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)

  • Media / Communication Studies
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)


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Catherine (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  English  |  Drama  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am the mother of five adult children and live in the Earls Ct area. Besides being a teacher all my life, I have had my own landscaping business and spent many, many years onstage as a professional actor, in South Africa. I'm a keen cyclist and gre ...
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I am the mother of five adult children and live in the Earls Ct area. Besides being a teacher all my life, I have had my own landscaping business and spent many, many years onstage as a professional actor, in South Africa. I'm a keen cyclist and great reader. You will find in me an extremely calm, friendly and committed teacher.

Teaching Experience:

I have twenty years experience as a professional actor and over 30 years experience as a teacher. I have taught a range of skills at all levels and am currently preparing students for KS3, KS4 and GCSE English, assisting others with preparation for dramatic performance, helping a wide range of professionals with legal, architectural and business English as well as offering help with exam English for IELTS and Cambridge exams. I proof read student statements and essay writing when required and am comfortable with conversation practise.

Tutoring Approach:

My goal is to adapt to your learning style and help you reach the targets you set yourself. Good rapport and a relaxed environment are essential for learning.I work hard to establish both. I am comfortable with all ages and stages and try to make both my teaching and your learning a pleasurable experience.

Subjects
  • 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 (35 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 (35 p.h.)

  • Drama
  • 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 (35 p.h.)

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Natalie (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I'm a highly motivated and passionate editor with over five years' experience in copywriting, editorial and publishing. I recently trained to become an English Language Teacher and gained the Cambridge English Certificate in Teaching English to Speak ...
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I'm a highly motivated and passionate editor with over five years' experience in copywriting, editorial and publishing. I recently trained to become an English Language Teacher and gained the Cambridge English Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA).

I currently work as a freelance editor and writer and offer private tutoring for foreign language learners. If you wish to learn or improve your English, then please get in touch. My hourly rate is reasonable and my hours are flexible. I can either host the sessions or come to you.

Teaching Experience:

I completed 120 hours of a full-time teacher training course leading to the Cambridge English Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) from 5-30th September 2016. The course was of an extremely practical nature and included six hours of supervised and assessed teaching practice on groups of adult foreign students. The course also included work on teaching methodology and techniques, and phonology.

Tutoring Approach:

My teaching approach is personable, supportive and encouraging. Before the tutoring sessions begin, I will carry out an initial consultation, which will enable me to gage the student's level (e.g. elementary, intermediate), as well as their reading, writing, listening and speaking abilities. It's also important that I understand the student's motivations for learning English.

During the tutoring sessions, we'll cover the basics of English grammar (depending on level) and practise the grammar and vocabulary using real-life activities, such as, writing an email; listening to conversations; speaking and reading authentic materials (e.g.magazine articles, emails...)

I'll use a number of effective teaching techniques for practising and checking language, and work hard to make my clarification of meaning effective. I believe in student-centred lessons and respond to students' needs, correcting errors appropriately.

~ Testimonials ~
"Natalie is a positive and enthusiastic teacher who has demonstrated a lot of ability in the classroom".
"Natalie has an excellent rapport with learners and responds well to their needs".
"Throughout the course, Natalie displayed a friendly and supportive manner with her students and was able to establish and maintain a positive learning environment".

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

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