Information About Marcus - Canonbury tutor - (14 reviews)
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I am a qualified English teacher with a PGCE in Secondary English from Trinity and all saints college, Leeds. I am a fluent Spanish speaker and have a MA joint hons degree in English & Spanish. In addition to teaching English I have also taught Spanish and History. I have experience of home tutoring pupils in A level Spanish oral and preparation for Eton College scholarship exams. I am based in London and will travel to most areas of the capital within reason.
6/1/2015-22/7/2015: tutoring and writing 'Flesh & Blood,' published by Black Cat Books
6/1/2014-22/12/2014: Head of English & Director of Studies, Malsis School
8/8/2013-22/12/2013: English teacher Al Jazeera Academy, Doha, Qatar
1/8/2012-8/8/2013: tutoring and writing 'Killing time,' published by Black Cat Books
1/2012-8/2012: part of a team setting up a new school (Brighton College) in Abu Dhabi, taught English, Spanish and Geography
: personal tutor to Sheihk Hazzaa
2009-2010: Teacher of English at Immanuel College, Gateways School
2004-2009: Head of English Malsis School, Skipton
2001-2004: Head of English Moorlands School, Leeds
2000-2002: Teacher of English Hockerill Anglo European College, Hertfordshire
1993-2000: Teacher of English & History & Secondary coordinator: Escuela Valle de Bravo, Mexico
I have a good rapport with young people and am a patient teacher. I have excellent communication skills and had six years experience of one-to-one tuition. Feedback from tutees and tutees' parents has been outstanding.
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Additional Languages: Spanish
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- Leeds University (2000) - PGCE: Secondary English (PGCE) (✔ On File)
- University of Wales, Cardiff (1992) - NCTJ: diploma in magazine journalism (Professional) (✘ Not On File)
- University of St Andrews (1989) - MA Joint Hons. English & Spanish (Masters) (✔ On File)
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I am enjoying my lessons and progressing well. I would not hesitate to recommend Marcus as a teacher to anyone wanting to learn or improve in Spanish.
Tailor made Spanish lessons responding at short notice to a time pressured situation prior to GCSE exams.
He has has helped our son to achieve his target goals in Spanish