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Mark graduated with a first class Masters of Engineering from Trinity College, Oxford. He has been a qualified secondary school teacher for 10 years, specialising in Physics, Science and Maths. Mark has worked at a top West London day school for the last eight years and previously held the position of Head of Physics and Joint Head of Science in a private school in the Middle East. Before this he completed two years in a London comprehensive school as part of the Teach First programme, gaining Qualified Teacher Status.
Mark has been an examiner and coursework moderator for many years, so has a deep understanding of what examiners are looking for. He has delivered thousands of hours of private tuition across all different ages and abilities, tutoring many students for entrances exams of schools such as Eton, Westminster and Godolphin and Latymer, amassing a wealth of appropriate resources. Mark is also a UCAS advisers specialising in university applications to Medicine, Dentistry, Vet Sci and Law; advising student on how to get in to medical school is a particular specialty of his, with a 90% success rate over five years. In addition to his normal teaching duties, Mark has delivered course for the UKCAT and GAMSAT at Imperial College for many years and has acted as an educational consultant for the Young Foundation.
I've now taught in a variety of schools from an inner-city London school to more recently completing a period as Head of Physics in the Middle East. I now work as a Physics teacher at a top independent school is West London. I have tutored for over seven years, gaining increasing satisfaction from watching young peoples' mind develop and confidence grow.
I am an exam board examiner and moderator, which is a great insight into how to prepare pupils for examinations as well as address their wider educational needs. Education is a crucial part of any persons' life and as such I approach tutoring with both rigour and passion!
In addition to helping student achieve their best grades at GCSE, IGCSE and A Level, I have also been successful in tutoring students for common entrance. I have helped students secure places at schools such as Winchester, Westminster and Eton.
Building self confidence and fostering a love for the subject is my overall aim. To do this I endeavour to establish a close working relationship with each tutee based on trust and their confidence in me to facilitate their exam success as well as address their wider educational needs. Thought process, rather than content, lies at the heart of my ambition to develop self sufficient learners yet I appreciate than content and technique cannot be understated when preparing for exams.
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- Canterbury University (2006) - QTS (QTS) (✔ On File)
- Oxford University (2005) - 1st Class MEng (Masters) (✔ On File)
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