I currently teach both GCSE and A level at Collingham College, an independent, selective college in Kensington and Chelsea. I am a qualified and experienced teacher and tutor of thirteen years standing. I aim to offer a quality service to quality students and truly enjoy helping others achieve their goals! I am tutor with a regular set of clients who have been very pleased with my work. I work intensively with students to meet their goals and my students do very well. I have been fortunate enough to receive an excellent education myself and through this I have been able to achieve the highest level grades throughout my own studies and a 'fully outstanding' award for my professional 'Teacher training'. I am fully aware of how important communication with parents and students is and that it ensures all our mutual goals are met and the students’ potential is fully for-filled. I have references from students, employers and parents.I have also created and sold premium resources in Psychology and English for the Times Educational Supplement for other Psychology and English teachers. I have had and have excellent relationships with my students as I aim to offer a quality service to quality students.
I currently teach both GCSEs and A level at Collingham College, an independent, selective college in Kensington and Chelsea.
September 2010 to January 2011. St Paul’s Catholic College, Surrey.
Highly successful placement as Head of Psychology at AS and A2 level.
October 2009 to July 2010. Lea Valley High School, Enfield, London.
Head of Psychology at GCSE, AS and A2 level. The students obtained very good results.
November 2008 to July 2009. Broadgreen International School, Liverpool.
I taught a full timetable of one AS class, one A2 class and one Year 10 and 11 class for both ‘A’ level and GCSE Psychology. One A2 student obtained full marks in unit 4.
October 2007 to July 2008. Our Lady’s Convent School, Hackney, London.
I taught A2 and AS classes as the Head of Psychology. I gained an ‘outstanding’ observation from ‘the learning trust’ in Hackney. I also taught ‘one on one’ sessions.
October 2005 to July 2007. St Edward’s College, West Derby, Liverpool.
I taught English, Drama and Psychology at both AS and A2 level. The school was rated as ‘outstanding’ in all areas in its’ last two OFSTED inspections and has also been named as one of the very few, ‘best of the best’ schools in the country.
April 2005 to September 2005. St Hilda’s College, Liverpool.
Head of Psychology. I prepared two AS and A2 classes for their modular examinations. The students did well overall.
2004 Post Graduate Certificate in Education; all grade 1's. Liverpool Hope University College. The University of Liverpool accredited. English and Drama focused.
September 2003 to June 2004. Teacher Training Year.
Two teaching placements at ‘All Saints School’, Kirkby and ‘St Edward’s College’, Liverpool. I gained Grade 1’s in all areas of assessment. (Paperwork available on request) Teaching English and Drama.
June 2000 to September 2003.Holiday Representative for First Choice Flights and Holidays.
2000 BA/ (Bachelor of Arts) from The University of Liverpool (II.I) 2:1 in English and Philosophy.
1999 Higher Diploma of Education (Distinction) from The University of Leeds in English and Philosophy.
1990 - 1997 St Edward’s College, Liverpool. Four ‘A’ levels, including 1 A and 2 B’S. (26 UCAS Points). 10 GCSE'S at A to C.
I currently teach both GCSEs and A level at Collingham College, an independent, selective college in Kensington and Chelsea. It is known for it's outstanding pupil behaviour and for the fact that no class has more than 5 students. I teach and provide independent tuition there. I have also taught English and Psychology at, "St Edward's College". This has been listed as one of the, "...best of the best" schools in the country and has received two consecutive 'fully outstanding' reports from Ofsted.
I am committed and passionate as regards my subjects and with enabling my students to both enjoy their studies and realise their potential. I am dynamic in my teaching which ensures the students are engaged and my subject knowledge provides me with an assuredness in the quality of my teaching. My tuition students have attained places to read and study Photojournalism at The University of Liverpool; two have attained places to read English at The University of Nottingham; one to read Psychology at Oxford Brookes University and one of my students recently obtained an English Literature degree with honours from The University of Leeds. The students have done very well in their examinations and one Psychology student even obtained full marks in her A2 Psychology Unit 4 examination.
I am able to ensure the students' achieve what they are fully capable of; through thorough examination preparation and through due care for the students’ independent learning needs. I have also taught and tutored at all levels of Key Stages 3, 4 and 5, 'A' level and University Undergraduate levels.
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|St Edward's College||2007||Professional||Newly Qualified Teacher|
|Liverpool Hope University College||2004||PGCE||Qualified Teacher Status|
|The University of Liverpool||2000||Bachelors||2:1 BA English and Philosophy|
|The University of Leeds||1999||College||(Distinction) English and Philosophy|
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