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Computer Studies / I.T.

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GCSE £20.00
A-Level £20.00

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Personal Description:

Hey! I'm Ben. I am a young professional, working in the field of Cyber Security. I have recently graduated from Lancaster University in Computer Science where I achieved a first class degree with honours.

I am currently a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Ambassador for my organisation. I have recently completed a six month project with a group of A-Level students, creating a motorised directional sound system controlled via a joystick. I worked heavily with the students to help them understand the topic, create a plan and build it all from scratch.

My experience in computing began when I was eleven years old and created a small stock-taking program for a sweet shop that a friend and I were running in school. Since then, I have developed into a professional in the world of information technology, from building enterprise networks for some of the UK's largest organisations, to performing penetration testing (ethical hacking) on a wide range of IT systems.

Aside from computing, I am an avid photographer and outdoor enthusiast.

I am cleared to work with children under the age of eighteen from my work with STEM, Scouts and Internationally - proof of which can be provided upon request.

Tutoring Experience:

I am currently an Explorer Scout Leader (ESL) for an Explorer group, which meets weekly. Here, I am teaching Scouts and Explorers about the outdoors - hiking, climbing and kayaking to name but a few. Scouts is more than the outdoors, however. I am also teaching skills for Scouts to take away with them into the world.

I was a Camp Counsellor at Camp Takajo in the summer for eight weeks. Here, I taught campers about videography and photography. Patience and clear articulation was key here, and I loved every minute of it.

I have coached my younger brothers in computing, one of their subjects of choice at A-Level. This involved following the curriculum, helping with coursework and conducting past exam papers.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe everyone, regardless of background, has the intelligence and skill to succeed in whatever they are passionate about. My approach is simple - truly understanding something is far better than learning words for an exam - and it will be reflected in qualifications.

Albert Einstein once said 'You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.' This is a philosophy I have used throughout my degree and work life, and will apply equally in my tutoring.

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Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

Qualifications:

  • University of Lancaster (2016) - First Class Computer Science BSc (Hons) (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
  • Sixth Form College (2013) - Computing A-Level A Grade (College) (✘ Not On File)

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