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Maths

Hourly Rate
Primary £22.00
Secondary £26.00
GCSE £30.00

Biology

Hourly Rate
Primary £22.00
Secondary £26.00
GCSE £30.00

PE / Sport Science

Hourly Rate
Primary £22.00
Secondary £26.00
GCSE £30.00
A-Level £34.00

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Personal Description:

I am an experienced and qualified teacher of Maths, Physical Education and Biology. I am passionate about helping students to achieve their goals, in a way that they find enjoyable.

Tutoring Experience:

I qualified as a PE Teacher in 2011, and taught at Manningtree High School for 4 years. I then gained experience of teaching a variety of subjects in Australia for a year before returning to the UK. I now work as a PE and Maths Teacher at Colchester High School, an independent school in the heart of Colchester. I have experience of teaching GCSE and A level PE, Primary/Secondary/GCSE Maths, as well as Biology. In my current role, I also tutor Year 11 students on a 1 to 1 basis in preparation for their GCSE Maths exams.

Tutoring Approach:

Students learn best when they take ownership of their own learning. I encourage students to want to learn for themselves, rather than just during a tutoring session or lesson. I do this by making learning enjoyable,and ensuring students achieve success regardless of their ability or level. This makes the student work hard independently to achieve more success.

I think it is important to teach students ‘why’ answers are what they are, rather than simply teaching them ‘what’ an answer is. This way students can fully understand topics at a deeper level.

Students remember:
10% of what they read
20% of what they hear
30% of what they see
50% of what they hear and see
70% of what they say and write
90% of what they do… Therefore, I use techniques that involve students ‘doing’ activities, rather than listening, watching or reading instructions. I spend time ensuring students fully understand a topic before giving them practise and exam questions, and encourage students to mark exam questions themselves to ensure they learn fully from their mistakes.

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Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: No (✘ Not On File)

Qualifications:

  • Coast2Coast (2017) - Teaching Mathematics (Other) (✔ On File)
  • University of Greenwich (2011) - PGCE in Teaching (PGCE) (✔ On File)
  • University of Essex (2009) - Sport and Exercise Science (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

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