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Maths

Hourly Rate
Primary £60.00
Secondary £60.00
GCSE £60.00
A-Level £60.00

Physics

Hourly Rate
Primary £60.00
Secondary £60.00
GCSE £60.00
A-Level £60.00

Chemistry

Hourly Rate
Primary £60.00
Secondary £60.00
GCSE £60.00
A-Level £60.00
University £60.00
Casual Learner £60.00

Biology

Hourly Rate
Primary £60.00
Secondary £60.00
GCSE £60.00
A-Level £60.00

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Personal Description:

Hello my name is Paul, I have returned from New Zealand where I was on the prestigious Maurice Wilkins scholarship to do medicinal chemistry and immunology at Auckland University. My PhD was on the synthesis and testing of anti-cancer vaccines. I supplemented my income by demonstrating laboratory chemistry to undergraduates and one-on-one tutoring of undergraduate chemistry. I spent 5 months making HIV Drugs in St. Helens after my PhD then reelised I had enough of working in a lab. I gained a Masters at the University of Nottingham where I studied chemistry. I am from Reading, and went to Little Heath School where I specialized in maths and science. After a year of really enjoying teaching A-Level maths I have just been accepted onto a Maths degree at Reading Uni so I am going to be doing a degree while my students are at school.

Tutoring Experience:

Results for 2016/2017 term
11+: Student accepted into Leighton Park School (tutored for maths).
13+ :Student accepted into Harrow (tutored maths and science), student accepted to Abingdon (tutored for science), student accepted for St Edwards (tutored for science and maths).
A-Level Chemistry: E grade student at AS improved to a C at A-Level, D grade student at AS improved to a C at A-Level, two C grade students improving to B grades at A-Level.
A-Level Maths: D grade AS student to A grade, E grade student at AS to C grade,
Almost all of my students got their first choice of university, and most improved by 2 grades.

Over the last year I have been hired to teach GCSE maths to Nursery Assistants at Berkeley gardens day nursery, I ran Science revision classes for Reading UTC and was hired to teach A-Level maths at Newbury Hall school over Christmas.

I currently have 6 students (4 GCSE maths and science, one 13+, one 11+ and one key stage 2). I am looking for students in the evenings (after 6 pm) from Monday to Friday. I prefer not to regularly work Saturdays and Sundays as I volunteer with kids with Down syndrome all day Saturday.

Tutoring Approach:

I am a friendly person who understands that learning new subjects can be hard. I am flexible in my approach, I will try and find a way which the student can remember and apply the knowledge. Everyone learns in a different way. I can prepare lessons if given some warning, I can also go through past exam papers and discuss the subject one on one. I have a car so I am able to travel to where ever you want to be tutored, I am also able to give lessons over Skype if that is more convenient.

Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

Qualifications:

  • University of Auckland (2015) - Medicinal chemistry and immunology (pass) (Doctorate) (✔ On File)
  • University of Nottingham (2009) - Msc Chemistry (2:1) (Masters) (✔ On File)
  • Little Heath School (2005) - Maths A level (A) (College) (✔ On File)
  • Little Heath School (2005) - Chemistry A level (B) (College) (✔ On File)

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