Jim

Jim

Tower Hamlets Tutor

I hold a BSc (Hons) Mathematics degree and an Msc in Actuarial Science.

I have worked as a Maths teacher and in the financial sector overseas; as an organist and choirmaster (which I still do) and in 2009 as a Mathematics Academic Tutor/Mentor at Stoke Newington School, where I taught GCSE students on a one-to-one basis but occasionally in small groups.

My hobbies include; playing the piano, playing soccer, listening to Classical Music and experiencing different cultures.

Tutoring Experience

I have had a 3 year teaching experience overseas and in 2009 I tutored year 11 students at Stoke Newington School who were preparing for their GCSE exams. The tuition was mainly one-to-one but occasionally in small groups.

Since 2010, i have been mainly involved in one-to-one private tuition.

Tutoring Approach

I believe strongly that students, regardless of their ability, can learn and thrive in a learning environment that is stimulating, comforting and appropriate to their abilities. Hence I always seek to present information in a variety of ways, relating class material to the real world.

I have also compiled questions and detailed solutions to past GCSE and A Level exam papers. These have been of great help to my students who highly recommend it.

I always get my students to think positively by telling them they can be anything they want to be provided they work hard. To this extent, when my students have had a firm grasp of a topic I seek to challenge them by moving things to a slightly higher level. This has always worked.

I always give my students problems to try after tuition and to submit the answers for marking at our next meeting.

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

Qualifications

University of Kent2005ProfessionalMSc Actuarial Science
KNUST, Ghana2004BachelorsBSc (Hons) Mathematics

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Primary£15
Secondary£15
GCSE£15
A-Level£20
Casual Learner£20