James

James

Pontypridd Tutor

I am a knowledgeable, passionate tutor who will do everything I can to help you progress.
For many years I have worked in education, both formal and informal and have a passion for learning and sharing my learning with students.
I am easy to get along with and relaxed, but feel that the reward and knowledge gained by students when they are challenged is far more advantageous than being given easy tasks.
In 2013 I completed my PGCE in Drama, History and English at Birmingham City University, so my knowledge of the education system is current.

Since then I have worked in a variety of schools and educational institutions offering the highest level of teaching and learning to students as well as private tuition where I have an enviable record of success.

Tutoring Experience

I have a wide range of experience of work in the education sector and of 'real life' outside, which I often bring in to the classroom / session to make all the lessons I teach relevant to the learner.
Here are some highlights of my teaching / facilitating experience:

Personal Tutor 2013- present
Supply teacher (long term supply) 2013- present

PGCE, Birmingham City University 2012 - 2013
Placements:
* Golden Hillock School Jan - Jun 2013 (KS 3 - 4)
* Plantsbrook School Jan - Jun 2013 (KS 5)
* Woodend Primary School Oct - Dec 2012 (KS1 - 2)
* Dame Elizabeth Cadbury School Nov - Dec 2012 (KS 3-5)
* Bartley Green School Oct - Nov 2012 (KS 3-4)
Facilitator, 'Theatre &' (Working with business' across the UK) 2012
Education Director / Lead facilitator, 'Human Compass ltd' (Theatre Company) 2007 - 2012
Education Facilitator, Opera North, 2009
Freelance Facilitator, East Riding Yorkshire Council, 2008 - 2010

Tutoring Approach

I am a passionate tutor who will do everything in my power to make learning a challenging, enjoyable worthwhile experience for you. I am very relaxed, but at the same time will push you to keep moving forward.

We all make mistakes and a huge part of learning is discovering why those mistakes were made and 'what went wrong' is a huge opportunity to learn.

Above all I am flexible and can adapt to most situations and the needs of all learners. I look forward to hearing from you and am more than happy to answer any questions you might have!

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

Qualifications

Birmingham City University2013PGCEPGCE Drama, English and History
TEFL England2011ProfessionalTEFL Certificate (150 hours)
Glamorgan University2005Bachelors1st Class, BA (hons) Drama (Theatre and Media)

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Subjects taught
50% discount on your first lesson!
English
Primary£22
Secondary£25
GCSE£25
A-Level£30
History
Primary£22
Secondary£25
GCSE£25
Religious Studies
Primary£25
Secondary£25
GCSE£30
Drama
Primary£20
Secondary£25
GCSE£25
A-Level£30
University£30
Casual Learner£20
English (Foreign Language)
Primary£20
Secondary£20
GCSE£25
A-Level£25
University£30
Casual Learner£30
Media / Communication Studies
Primary£20
Secondary£25
GCSE£25
A-Level£30