James

James

I am a very experienced practicing teacher, former Head of History in one of NIs best grammar schools. I am now a college lecturer teaching History ages 16+
My students say I am a 'legend'. I am a caring professional with a good sense of humour but firmly focussedon supporting ,my students
Home is near BALLYMENA / RANDALSTOWN just off the M2.
I am an experienced tutor of GCSE, AS, A2 level and access level History but my focus is A level.

Tutoring Experience

I have 30 years of successful teaching experience in my main subject which is History in Secondary, grammar and Further Education sectors.
I teach the CCEA specifications including the brand new specifications and have been trained in their implementation. However, I have also taught other exam boards.
My resources are first class, regularly updated.
I have marked for CCEA in the past year.
My Results are above the NI grammar average every year at GCSE/AS + A2 levels

Tutoring Approach

Professional, committed approach with excellent personal and interpersonal skills and good sense of humour. One to one is so much better than Easter Revision classes in large groups with a lack of individual attention.
I have been there and bought the tee shirt - working with high flyers to ensure top grades and with those who maybe struggle to ensure grade improvement using a variety of teaching techniques and resources.
Practice makes perfect thus a strong emphasis on teaching and explanation but also past paper questions. All questions will be marked and feedback for improvement given.
I believe the more you put in the greater the reward will be. I am here to help you achieve your best.

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

Qualifications

The Queens University 1987Bachelors2:1 Ancient and Modern History
The Queens University 1988PGCETeaching
The Queens University 1995MastersIrish History and Politics
The Queens University 2005OtherDASE

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Subjects taught
HistoryIn-personOnline
Secondary£25£22.50
GCSE£25£22.50
A-Level£25£22.50
University£25£22.50
Casual Learner£20£18