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English (Foreign Language)
I have been a teacher for over 10 years and am currently employed as Head of Humanities at a Buckinghamshire school, as well as by AQA as an examiner. Aside from work, I enjoy spending time with my young family, travelling and sports such as rugby, swimming, football and hiking.
I worked for 1 year in Germany teaching English and completed my PGCE on the Isle of Man in 2007. My Initial post as a Geography teacher in Buckinghamshire was for 4 years. As Head of Geography at my second Buckinghamshire school, results and uptake improved dramatically. My current challenge as Head of Humanities in my 3rd Buckinghamshire school is to apply the strategies across all Humanities subjects. In addition to teaching, I have also been an AQA examiner for the last 4 years. I also have experience with the Welsh board, EdExcel and some OCR.
My approach to teaching is to inspire students to learn by ensuring they enjoy the subject. I use various methods to differentiate and get the best from students and ensure progress by focussing on revision techniques, exam technique and concept understanding.
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Additional Languages: German
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- Edge hill (2007) - Geography PGCE (PGCE) (✘ Not On File)
- Lancaster University (2004) - Geography and German (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)
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