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English

Hourly RateOnline Lessons
Hourly Rate
Primary £30.00£28.50
Secondary £30.00£28.50
GCSE £30.00£28.50
A-Level £35.00£33.25
University £35.00£33.25
Casual Learner £30.00£28.50

Media / Communication Studies

Hourly RateOnline Lessons
Hourly Rate
Primary £30.00£28.50
Secondary £30.00£28.50
GCSE £30.00£28.50
A-Level £35.00£33.25
University £35.00£33.25
Casual Learner £30.00£28.50

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Personal Description:

I am 39 year old, happily married, proud father of two young children. I have a PGCE and a Masters as well as a Bachelors Degree in English and have taught English and Film in sixth forms for fifteen years. At present I manage the Film, Media, Law, Economics and Business Studies Departments at a local college as well as teaching privately. I have experience of teaching English from basic skills to A Level but would happily teach undergraduates and help with post graduate research. Indeed, my pupils have aged from seven to those in their seventies. I specialise in GCSE and A Level English Language & Literature teaching and have eleven years of examining experience with AQA and WJEC boards, including seven years of leading exam teams and teaching them how to examine. It is, therefore, fair to say that I have a good grasp of what examiners are looking for and can ensure exam success. I also have management experience (ten years) and have led AS/A Level teachers/courses in English Language and English Language & Literature. Finally, I have six years of pastoral experience as a personal tutor too.

Tutoring Experience:

I have taught on the following courses : English Language AS/A2, English Literature AS/A2, English Language & Literature AS/A2, International Baccalaureate English, Access English, A Level General Studies, GCSE English, Key and Basic Skills English, AS/A2 Film Studies and Drumming and Creative Writing Enrichment. My last CRB check was in September 2012

Tutoring Approach:

I love my job so whatever level I teach, I always get a buzz from seeing a student progress, be it with their spelling, grammar or Shakespeare. I am patient, enthusiastic, passionate and very knowledgeable about my subjects and I feel I excel at one to one tuition. I believe in a student led approach as every student is different and I build sessions around what you require in a collaborative fashion. I am happy to help with coursework, dissertations or deliver more exam focused sessions. No matter what your aspirations are in English, I will give you the confidence to achieve them at your own pace.

Qualifications:

  • IFL (2013) - QTLS (Qualified Teaching Learning & Skills) (Other) (✔ On File)
  • Manchester University (2000) - English Renaissance Drama (Masters) (✔ On File)
  • Huddersfield University (2000) - PGCE (PGCE) (✔ On File)
  • Bolton University (1998) - Literature (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

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