Gareth

Gareth

Ellesmere Port Tutor

I am a History and Government & Politics tutor, educated to higher degree level (BA Honours History & Politics 2:1 1999 & MA Diplomacy, 2000). I obtained my PGDE (FE & post-cpmpulsory education) from Liverpool Hope University in July 2017. I also have a Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) certificate, and a full DBS which I can bring along to appointments.

Based in Cheshire West & Chester, I am willing to travel across the Borough and across Merseyside and the Welsh border area, for evening and/or weekend tuition.

In addition to my teaching experience, I am an active political campaigner and have worked voluntarily as an election agent, as well being a former parliamentary assistant to a Labour MP for half a decade in the House of Commons, in addition to having been a civil servant at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

I can therefore provide learners with invaluable industry sector experience of working in the legislative and executive branches of government and employability advice which I have done for several years as a Mentor on Lancaster University's Careers Programme, as well as bringing to the table my expertise in political campaigning.

In my spare time I enjoy listening to classical and popular music, reading fiction and non-fiction, going to the cinema, visiting museums and galleries and playing badminton.

Tutoring Experience

I have periodically since 2011 in London and the North West worked as a private tutor for clients studying A Level History and Government & Politics with both AQA & Edexcel syllabuses/specifications.

In addition I have taught History/Politics in further and higher education institutions, including two Russell Group universities.

I have also been a guest speaker for humanities & social science students from Lancaster University and the University of Chester, both on campus and at the Houses of Parliament.

Tutoring Approach

I tutor in an engaging, creative manner. I deploy contemporary examples, comparative linkages and invaluable first-hand insights of working at Westminster, Whitehall and on the campaign trail to bring politics and (modern) history to life. I can provide the additional benefit of being able to give valuable advice about employment in highly competitive environments.

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

Qualifications

Liverpool Hope University2017PGCEPGDE Further Education
West Cheshire College 2013CollegePreparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS)
Lancaster University 2000MastersDiplomacy
Lancaster University 1999BachelorsHistory & Politics - 2:1

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History
A-Level£30
University£30
Casual Learner£30
Government and Politics
A-Level£30
University£30
Casual Learner£30