This is how 3 referees rated Charlotte:
I am a qualified and experienced teacher and tutor. I am now a part time classroom teacher; I've purposefully changed my working hours to enable me to focus on tuition and dedicate more time to one-one teaching and learning. I have been teaching for 7 years and began my career in the West Midlands, moving back to the North West in 2011. I have worked in a range of schools, with a range of experiences, giving me varied and appropriate training in order to address the needs of the pupils’ I work with. I have completed a course on one-to-one tuition and I have an extensive range of experience working with different groups of pupils and assessing their individual needs. As a classroom practitioner my KS3, GCSE and A Level results are outstanding and I am familiar with all assessment materials, specifications and schemes of work in order to support and enhance a student's learning.
I completed my English with Drama PGCE at Warwick University and began my teaching career in Coventry and then Leamington Spa. Since qualifying, I have taught high ability pupils in need of challenge to maximise their full potential. I also have much experience in working with pupils with social and emotional difficulties, and those with special educational needs, including English as an additional language. I have taught the combined course A Level ‘English Literature and Language’ and continue to teach A Level ‘English Literature’ with successful results. I have held management positions in school and consequently received high quality training around increasing pupil performance and making all teaching and learning address the needs of the individual.
I feel the success to one-to-one tutoring is to build a relationship with the tutee, to find out their approach to learning, to discover what they enjoy, but also what they find difficult and what they avoid. I believe in instilling confidence in a learner. Pupils often struggle because they lack self-esteem and their self-perception is that they are a failure – this hinders their motivation and ability to progress and achieve. My approach is to reassure and instil confidence for success. I take time to show pupils how they can achieve; I focus on building a student’s learning in manageable chunks to give immediate successes to support and increase confidence, and consequently further progress. It is crucial to then build upon the requirements of the learner and adapt each session to their changing needs. It is also paramount to listen to the concerns of the parent / carer and understand what they want from a tutor. Additionally, it's beneficial to collate as much information regarding current learning, including reports and grades /levels enabling prior learning to be built upon and ensuring tuition leads to personal and academic success.
I feel it’s equally important to have the ability to support learners who are looking to stretch and challenge themselves and wish for a tutor in order to further their success. I can support a tutee to move forward and set them the right challenges to enable them to do this. I make it a priority to maximise the potential of every student.
|Date Last Logged In:||24/03/2017|
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