My background is chemistry, I have a first class MChem and PhD in chemistry from The University of Liverpool. I have just completed my PGDE as part of a school centred initial teacher training course and was graded outstanding. My experience as a school teacher was ages 11-18. I was awarded a Royal Society of Chemistry scholarship to complete my teacher training which provided additional training and support throughout last year.

I have been employed as a research chemist but have spent time outside of work as a chemistry tutor for students of various abilities and levels.

Tutoring Experience

I have experience with key stage 3 science and key stage 4 (GCSE) Chemistry. I have taught undergraduate students chemistry both in the laboratory and in tutorial classes whilst obtaining my PhD. I have mentored PhD students during my research career and participated in problem based learning sessions to further advance these students. I spent a year tutoring students from key stage 3 through to A-level chemistry.

Tutoring Approach

My approach is to thoroughly research the exam boards curriculum for the student that I will be tutoring and tailor my teaching to each individual. I like to use past exam papers and question papers to see where the individual may be struggling, and then focus on improving the knowledge in that area.

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


The University of Liverpool2009DoctoratePass
The University of Liverpool2005MastersFirst
Liverpool John Moores2018PGCEPass
Endeavour learning SCITT2018QTSPass

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