Information About Paul - Ferryhill tutor - (5 reviews)
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I am a full time teacher ( Head of Department, Edexcel, AQA - moderator and examiner ) living in County Durham. I work in an Academy that has been graded level 1 Outstanding. I have worked as a teacher for over 17 years. Prior to my teaching employment I ran and managed a chain of Theatre schools. I enjoy working as a tutor and am able to travel week nights and weekends.
I like to start English work with a reading and writing test (especially with ks2 and ks3 pupils), so I can see strengths and weaknesses.
Then I can create a personalised plan for your sessions. All sessions are enjoyable and challenging.
I have lectured Theatre for BA degree courses at several higher education establishments including Drama schools and have recently worked with young adults preparing audition pieces for Drama schools.
I graduated from Manchester University in 1999. I then furthered my studies, trained as a teacher, at Durham University (PGCE). I am currently employed as an English and Drama teacher; I am subject leader in my Department. I have managed to consistently receive grade 1 in all my lesson observations and Department observations.As a tutor I find myself having to be very flexible and have a very good grasp of all the major examination syllabus's taught in the region for both GCSE English Language and Literature ( Edexcel WJEC, AQA, IGCSE).
I have managed several Theatre schools and taught both LAMDA and Trinity examinations.
I am also currently working as an examiner and moderator for Edexcel and AQA, therefore I know my subjects and curriculum as well as anyone you will find! As all employed teachers I have a full CRB check and always carry my photo ID with CRB when working.
I believe tutoring 1-1 enables students to have precise focus on any issues. A good tutor can raise achievement in a well-structured manner to reach and exceed targeted grades. Planning and preparation is a key to success from both student and tutor. I think it advisable to have ( if school allow and if possible) school exercise books at hand. I will be able to see what part of the curriculum has been covered and where any help is needed.
I have recently taught several pupils, that live some distance from me, through **Contact Detail Removed** and online tutoring. This is an option for you and I find it very beneficial, especially if distance is an issue!
please note: Due to travel expenses (fuel costs and time) - if travel is over 10 miles there is a £5 travel charge, unless I have other tutoring sessions in the area.
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Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- Durham University (2002) - English and Drama (PGCE) (✘ Not On File)
- Manchester University (1999) - English and Drama/ Acting (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)
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Paul replied to my emails, we have a session planned tonight.
We are very pleased with his dedication and tutoring skills, and we would strongly recommend him to anyone
Ben has come on leaps and bounds with Paul and he looks forward to his lesson!