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  • Experienced Primary and Secondary school teacher.
  • Believe that learning should be personal to the child
  • Taught a range of subjects/exam skills across the curriculum
  • Worked as English specialist both in Primary and Secondary schools working to prepare pupils towards GCSE success.
  • Passion for English Literature & Shakespeare
  • Love football and actively involved in playing twice a week and coaching young children in my free time (FA Level 2 Coaching Badge)
  • Good at engaging reluctant readers.

Tutoring Experience

  • Experience English specialist in Primary & Secondary Schools
  • 80% success rate at 11+ tutoring last year
  • Key Stage 2
  • Key Stage 3
  • Key Stage 4 (all exam boards, AQA, OCR, Edexcel)
  • 100% GCSE Pass Rate
  • Extensive experience teaching English to children whose first language is not English.
  • Worked as Head of Thinking skills: so able to develop learning activities that develop skills in innovative and creative ways.
  • Flexible working hours and availability
  • Willing to travel (within reason)
  • Full CRB clearance
  • Use a holistic approach, teaching key revision/study skills are just as important as the knowledge and background.

Tutoring Approach

  • Specific Plan for each child
  • Take on board children's preferred learning styles.
  • Regular assessment & feedback
  • Friendly and relaxed atmosphere
  • Innovative teaching style (use of drama techniques to understand Shakespeare)
  • Good bank of Resources available.
LanguagesEnglish (British), Hindi, Swahili, Urdu
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (evenings)
References Available On File


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