Claire

Claire

Bristol Tutor

I have completed a MA in Religion and Public Life and now work as an A-Level lecturer of Philosophy, Religion and Ethics at a local FE College. I have taught both the OCR and AQA Religious Studies Specification: Philosophy of Religion and Ethics modules.

I am fully qualified as a Teacher of Religious Education (11-19years old) and as well as Religious Studies, I also have an interest and previous experience supporting students with learning difficulties such as Autism, Dyslexia and hearing impairments. I have British Sign Language Level 1 certificate too.

I also have valuable experience working as an assistant examiner marking RE GCSE and AS/papers which informs my teaching practice and supports my students with recognising how to approach examination questions.

Tutoring Experience

During my teacher training year I taught in two mainstream secondary schools, teaching History, RE and PSHE. I taught RE GCSE and A-Level from two different syllabus's and gained valuable experience of effectively explaining difficult philosophical and religious topics to students of all abiltiies.

I have considerable experience working on a 1:1 basis with my students with great success. My last tutee impoved his RE GCSE grade from E to a B with my support and encouragement. I also work with post 16 students with study skills support.

I am currently a full, time lecturer of Philosophy and Ethics: I teach over 40 AS/A2 students.

Tutoring Approach

As well as my subject knoweldge, I pride myself in being a friendly, approachable and enthusiastic tutor. This enables me to build a good relationship with both student and parents to effectively listen to student's areas of weakness and concerns, and offer appropriate resources and 1:1 support.

LanguagesEnglish (British)
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (all times)
References Available On File

Qualifications

Leeds University2011MastersMA Religion and Public Life
Exeter University2010PGCERE PGCE (Qualified Teacher)
Bath Spa University2009BachelorsBA Study of Religions (1st Class Honours)
Truro College, Cornwall.2007CollegeA Levels- Religious Studies, General Studies and Photography

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Religious Studies
GCSE£20
A-Level£30
Philosophy / Critical Thinking
GCSE£20
A-Level£30
Study Skills
GCSE£20
A-Level£20