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Maths

Hourly Rate
Primary £50.00

English

Hourly Rate
Primary £50.00
Secondary £40.00
GCSE £50.00

French

Hourly Rate
Primary £40.00
Secondary £40.00
GCSE £40.00

History

Hourly Rate
Primary £50.00
Secondary £50.00
GCSE £50.00
A-Level £50.00

Entrance Exams

Hourly Rate
11 Plus £50.00
13 Plus £50.00

English (Foreign Language)

Hourly Rate
Primary £50.00
Secondary £50.00

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Personal Description:

Not only a well-educated graduate, professional Teacher but more importantly a patient, stoic Mum with children of her own. I am highly knowledgeable of conditions such as ASD, ADD, ADHD Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia through personal experience and work in Education and voluntary sector. Good personal knowledge of Primary education (English, Maths, Science, Phonics, reading help) especially SATS and primary French and working knowledge of Secondary education, especially through teaching History and French at KS3, 4 and 5. Previous experience was in working in Consultancy firms such as PwC and KPMG; turned to teaching as a career in 2003.

Tutoring Experience:

Qualified to teach Secondary Education in 2003, as well as primary in 2007; cut my teeth working as a History and French Teacher from 2003 to 2012 in a top class Boys' school where I learned to deal with all ranges of children's abilities and attitudes to education; became a teacher trainer who helped train newly-qualified and trainee teachers from the London Universities, such as UCL. Since then, became a Head of Department in History at Private and State schools until moving to South London in 2015. I am a History Examiner for OCR, EDEXCEL and AQA, receive regular training to be completely proficient with levelling essays at GCSE and A Level and know the exam system inside out for History. A good number of previous students/parents can be approached once details are purchased.

Tutoring Approach:

General
Case by case basis; very personalised to support every type of student: workbooks, online maths and English for those struggling or unable to focus on writing; rewards matched to individuals; feedback to parents on an agreed timescale;

History
Online support to students needing help with History essays and questions set by their teachers; reviews of essays in preparation for State exams whether in person or online. Payment is in line with how long essays will take, e.g. >1 hr = essay feedback for those who regularly send essays and

Qualifications:

  • Middlesex (2003) - history and French (PGCE) (✔ On File)
  • Lancaster University (1994) - History and French (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
  • Inlingua International Languages training Academy (1994) - TEFL (Professional) (✔ On File)
Native Language: English (British)
Additional Languages: French, Italian
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

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