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Tracey offers a discount of 25% on their first / introductory lesson!

Maths

Hourly RateOnline Lessons
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Primary £20.00£16.00
Secondary £20.00£16.00
GCSE £20.00£16.00
Casual Learner £25.00£20.00

English

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Primary £20.00£16.00
Secondary £20.00£16.00
GCSE £20.00£16.00
Casual Learner £25.00£20.00

Chemistry

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Primary £20.00£16.00
Secondary £20.00£16.00
GCSE £20.00£16.00
Casual Learner £25.00£20.00

Biology

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Primary £20.00£16.00
Secondary £20.00£16.00
GCSE £20.00£16.00

History

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Primary £20.00£16.00
Secondary £20.00£16.00
GCSE £20.00£16.00

Entrance Exams

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11 Plus £20.00£16.00
13 Plus £20.00£16.00
14 Plus £20.00£16.00

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Personal Description:

I have qualified teacher status and am registered with the government's teaching agency, having graduated with a Bachelor of Education over twenty years ago. I have extensive teaching experience within primary and secondary schools both at home and abroad. Because I have worked in Early Years and KS1 a great deal I have a lot of knowledge of phonics, including the different programmes taught in schools, such as Jolly Phonics, Letters and Sounds and Read Write Inc. I am fully converse with the National Curriculum and have previously tutored up to GCSE level. In addition, as a supply teacher I have worked in secondary schools and have a thorough understanding of the needs of the young people I teach. I have worked extensively with children who have struggled at school for a number of reasons, including not speaking English as a primary language . Having qualified teacher status means that I have been trained specifically to teach children and young people although, since graduating, I have gone on to update my skills and am now qualified to teach Basic Skills (literacy and numeracy). Currently I work as a Supply Teacher in the North East of England and have regular posts in two different schools, I offer private tuition because it allows me to build on a job that I love and allows me that bit more flexibility that I might otherwise not get.

Tutoring Experience:

I have previouslyy worked within schools as a EYFS, KS1 and KS2 teacher and have also got 18 years experience as a Private Tutor. Currently I am working as a Supply teacher in the North East and have regular teaching posts. I have extensive knowledge of year 6 and year 2 SATS and do a lot of intervention work in mainstream schools with those children who are struggling. Additionally I have developed Basic Skills programmes for disaffected young people and have taught these on a one to one and group basis.

Furthermore I work a great deal with children who struggle with reading and writing, including children with dyslexia - and have developed resources to assist these children in their learning.

Tutoring Approach:

Initially I like to assess students in order to determine their current levels of learning and areas requiring more focus. For older students I provide individually tailored programmes which meet with their particular needs. I will adapt my teaching style as appropriate so that my student benefits from different approaches. I provide resources and try to match what the students are learning at school, as this reinforces understanding.

With younger students I believe that they learn more when they are having fun, and so I have extensive resources such as educational games which encourage learning while making it enjoyable. I am also aware that children like rewards for good work, and so offer these.

I am of the opinion that homework reinforces learning, and so do set this after every lesson. However, I am also aware that some children receive a great deal of homework from their schools and this must come as a priority.

Overall, I prefer an informal approach, which helps those less confident students feel more at ease.

Qualifications:

  • East Houghall and Durham College (1998) - Teaching Basic Skills Literacy (Other) (✔ On File)
  • University of Northampton (1992) - Education II Class - special educational needs, science and Art (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
  • Monkewearmouth College of FE (1988) - A'Levels in Human Biology and Sociology (College) (✔ On File)
Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

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