Information About Andrew - Northwich teacher - (25 reviews)
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Friendly, enthusiastic UK QUALIFIED (PGCE) teacher with over 25 years experience with GCSE, A LEVEL & ADULT LEARNERS. Build confidence & enjoy learning with an expert linguist. Former EXPORT SALES Manager. Experience teaching German, French and Spanish in two outstanding UK independent secondary schools where exam success was paramount.
ZOOM or SKYPE or TELEPHONE lessons. Whether you are an ADULT LEARNER looking for a new hobby/ challenge, or an A LEVEL or GCSE student preparing for exams - I can help you achieve your aims.
I am a friendly approachable linguist with a genuine passion for GERMAN, SPANISH and FRENCH. I have lived in Spain, France and Germany and have taught many learners of differing abilities and ages - secondary school pupils, sixth form students, adult learners and languages for business use. Enhanced CRB check and references available from various schools & colleges.
*FULLY UK QUALIFIED (PGCE) secondary school and sixth form teacher with 25+ years experience teaching beginners, GCSE, A/S and A2 level in German, French and Spanish in two outstanding UK independent secondary schools where exam success was paramount.
* Former HEAD OF GERMAN / FRENCH in an independent school and also a sixth form college.
* Former HEAD OF SPANISH / GERMAN in a Further Education College (documentary evidence available).
*Former EXAMINER for GCSE and A level for AQA & EDEXCEL. Over 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE teaching adults for leisure / fun and students for exam success. My GCSE students last year improved from a grade 4 up to a grade 9 (former GCSE Grade A*) . My 'A' level students increased their grades from grade C/D to grade A* or A/B.
*FORMER EXPORT SALES MANAGER and MARKETING LINGUIST. Experience working for a multi national computer company and an international textile company using languages for business. Over 25 years experience teaching ADULTS privately and in evening classes in FURTHER EDUCATION colleges .
Lessons adapted to suit individual needs for exam success, fun or business. Languages should be enjoyable and I hope to inspire you to achieve your aims. Teaching methods to suit your learning style and ability - whatever works for you. In depth knowledge of many exam boards, (AQA, OCR, EDEXCEL, WJEC) including the new WJEC EDUQAS and new AQA Specifications for both GCSE and Advanced Level.
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Additional Languages: French, German, Spanish
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- Wakefield College (1998) - Spanish A level - grade 'A' (College) (✔ On File)
- Leeds University (1991) - Post Graduate Teaching Certificate (PGCE) (✔ On File)
- Manchester University (1986) - Joint Honours degree French and German (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
- Manchester University (1986) - B.A Honours degree (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
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Teaching GCSE requires much more careful, exam focused preparation from an experienced teacher/ examiner, which is why the tuition rate is slightly higher than the beginners' rate.
After our first lesson I was about to offer you the beginner rate but you decided not to return. In 25 years of expert tutoring with many successful students, this situation has never happened - but I appreciate your decision & apologise for the misunderstanding. Good luck with your studies.
Best wishes. Andrew ☺
I am sure you will enjoy your stay in Nice, France, now that you are able to communicate a little with the locals !