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English

Hourly Rate
Secondary £25.00
GCSE £30.00
A-Level £30.00
Casual Learner £30.00

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Personal Description:

I am a fully qualified English teacher in an 'Outstanding' school in West Yorkshire. Having completed my degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Leeds in 2012, I jumped straight into teaching and have been pouring myself into the profession ever since. I love sharing my passion for English with both eager and reluctant learners, and have always been committed to doing the best job I possibly can.

Tutoring Experience:

I have been teaching in an 'Outstanding' secondary school since 2013. During this time, I have gained extensive experience in teaching Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. Most recently, I have successfully guided two year groups through the new GCSE specifications for both English Language and English Literature, and feel well-placed to tutor students in both disciplines. Whilst my experience lies predominantly with AQA, I am happy to research other exam boards if necessary. I have significant experience with running small group sessions and one-to-one tutoring.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring depends very much on the individual, as I believe in the importance of tailoring teaching to a learner's specific needs. Ideally, tutoring should start as a purposeful dialogue with the student about what they wish to get out of the sessions. I make productive use of assessment so I can see what needs to be done in order for the student to progress as quickly as they can.

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

Qualifications:

  • University of Leeds (2013) - Secondary English (QTS) (✔ On File)
  • University of Leeds (2012) - English Language and Literature (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

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