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Primary £40.00
Secondary £45.00
GCSE £50.00
A-Level £60.00
University £60.00
Casual Learner £60.00

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Personal Description:

Being a part-time enthusiastic and professional Maths tutor, I have had many years of tutoring experience. Other than preparing pupils to sit their SATs, GCSE/ IGCSE, AS resit and A level examinations; I also provide one to one and group interventions programs to help pupils ‘catch up’ and exceed on the curriculum.

Tutoring Experience:

My teaching experience started in 2008 when I worked in Hong Kong Family Learning Association. Upon returning to the UK, I have had many teaching experience at many different secondary schools across Hampshire to date as well as private tuition experience.

Tutoring Approach:

I came across of "Vygotsky" theory when I worked in Hong Kong. The importance of this theory is for the tutor to raise the learner's competence through identifying and enhancing an individual's "zone of proximal development (ZPD)".

In line with the National Curriculum and the relevant Exam Board's materials, I will first identify the learner's current developmental level then apply the appropriate strategies and practical approaches to improve their understanding of Mathematics. With ongoing tutoring support and home learning materials, these would enable my learners to reinforce previous knowledge and develop fundamental skills and concepts. In addition, regular assessments are used to track and monitor the learner's progress, as well as enabling me to adjust my teaching style and technicality of my lessons to take into account of individual difference.

For a more able learner, I would set higher target and challenges for them to exceed their current ZPD level.

Nonetheless, I have also worked with pupils with learning difficulties such as dyslexia and dyscalculia where a mixtures of different visual resources and hand-on technique (e.g. Ronit Bird's approach) are used to maintain attention and build up their confidence in Mathematics.

Regardless of an individual's Mathematics capabilities, I believe every child has a underlying potential waiting to be explored and developed. Along with the "Vygotsky" theory, as a Maths tutor, it is my role to motivate, guide and assist my learners to ensure they develop their understanding and interest in Mathematics.

* Please note that tuition fee only includes lesson materials and home learning resources. If travelling is required, additional fuel costs will be added on top of each lesson depending on the travelling distance.

*Additional fuel costs are as follows:

- Within five miles of Southampton Airport Parkway - £5 per lesson

- five to ten miles from Southampton Airport Parkway - £10 per lesson

- ten to fifteen miles from Southampton Airport Parkway - £15 per lesson

Qualifications:

  • University of Southampton (2007) - BSc Mathematics (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
  • Ranelagh School (2003) - Grade A in A-level Mathematics (College) (✔ On File)
  • The Brakenhale School (2001) - Grade A* in GCSE Mathematics (School) (✔ On File)
Native Language: Cantonese
Additional Languages: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

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