Information About James - Edinburgh tutor - (9 reviews)
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James offers a discount of 50% on their first / introductory lesson!
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Current industrially sponsored PhD Engineering research student, having recently graduated in Civil and Environmental Engineering - both at the University of Edinburgh.
In 2018 selected for the Hydro Nations Leadership Programme, for emerging and existing thought leaders to co-create paths towards a world leading sustainable economy in Scotland. This adds to placements received at award winning engineering firms, Scottish Water and Hoare Lea.
Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology were subjects I pursued an understanding of, and achieved highly in, throughout school. I have previously returned to Inverkeithing High School to assist in teaching Physics and Maths at all levels.
In addition to helping over 15 tutees across Fife and Edinburgh better their abilities, I have also been fortunate enough to have contributed over 100 hours of school service in the past assisting classes in Science and P.E. at Inverkeithing High School (IHS).
In November 2016 I returned to IHS as an assistant teacher in Physics and Maths up to Advanced Higher Level. This forms part of volunteering through STEM-net, an ambitious body that strives to inspire Scotlands youth into Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics subjects.
As a postgraduate research student, I have 100+ hours experience as Teaching Assistant at University level in STEM related courses. This involves tutoring, lab-demonstration and marking roles.
My approach is to not just teach course material, but to teach tutees how to learn the material themselves in a way that suits them best. As well as building and developing tutee confidence, this approach further prepares students for University.
Feedback from students I have helped praise my constant commitment and patience to work through material with them, as opposed to supplying questions and walking away.
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Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- The University of Edinburgh (2017) - Civil & Environmental Engineering (1st Class) (Masters) (✔ On File)
- SQA (2012) - Advanced Higher Physics (A) (School) (✔ On File)
- SQA (2012) - Advanced Higher Chemistry (B) (School) (✔ On File)
- SQA (2012) - Advanced Higher Biology (B) (School) (✔ On File)
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Thanks for the kind words. Look forward to working with Joshua over the next year.
Tutor sessions have been going well and we are planning to continue with weekly sessions with James through prelims in January and towards the final exams in May.
Can only give excellent feedback as he really helped him after Daniel not enjoying his previous tutor. We are hoping to use him again for our other son when it's his turn for exams.