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French

Hourly Rate
Primary £25.00
Secondary £25.00
GCSE £25.00
Casual Learner £25.00

German

Hourly Rate
Primary £25.00
Secondary £25.00
GCSE £25.00
Casual Learner £25.00

Spanish

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Primary £25.00
Secondary £25.00
GCSE £25.00
A-Level £25.00
Casual Learner £20.00

History

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Primary £25.00
Secondary £25.00
GCSE £25.00
A-Level £25.00
University £25.00
Casual Learner £25.00

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Personal Description:

I am a young, enthusiastic and committed teacher who has excellent relationships with the many young people I have taught in my career. I specialise in History and Spanish but am also offering English, French and German too to GCSE level. I have achieved excellent GCSE results with my own individual students and then collectively as the Head of History at my school. I believe in every single student being able to achieve in subjects such as History and languages and am confident in teaching to the A-A* level as well as to the C grade level for tutees who are requiring tuition in preparation for an examination. I am easy going but yet determined to get the best out of every student/person that I teach/tutor. I am quite out going and confident, I love horse riding and dancing when I am not teaching and I try to put in 100% in all that I do and private tutoring will be no different :)

Tutoring Experience:

I have been teaching 7 years and am currently entering my 8th year as a teacher. I am Head of the History department at a large secondary school in South Yorkshire where I have always worked since qualifying, and currently teach 5 examination classes to GCSE level. I have overseen and been personally responsible for the department's increase in GCSE results from 30% when I became Head of Department to 70% last year and a prediction of 78% this year. I have excellent examination results with the classes I personally teach and have moved students from grade E to grade C and B and students from a D to an A grade. I have also been a mentor working closely with a student on an individual basis in order for him to achieve his potential and I have also worked closely with an Assistant Headteacher in implementing G&T provision across the school. I also teach GCSE Spanish after school to students and to parents and again achieved 75% A*-C last year and am looking at achieving 100% this year. Teaching is my number 1 focus and when I am at work I am 100% focussed on the students in front of me and ensuring they achieve excellent results.

Tutoring Approach:

I have offered private tuition for 3 years now and have taught 8 students over the past year for A-level History and 1 for GCSE History, I have also taught and continue to teach 1 student GCSE Spanish and another GCSE French and 2 others GCSE English. I aim to make tutoring enjoyable, helpful and rewarding whether that be in terms of examination success or simply learning new things. For tutees who are requiring tuition in preparation for an examination, I will teach the knowledge and content required as well as covering the exam technique and skills needed. I will differentiate my teaching also to allow for all tutees to succeed whether they are looking to achieve an A* or a C grade and aim to tailor my way of teaching/tutoring to what works best for the tutee. I have also taught Spanish to adults who are wanting to learn conversational Spanish for holidays or for enjoyment.

Qualifications:

  • University of Huddersfield (2007) - PGCE Seceondary Education History (PGCE) (✔ On File)
  • University of Huddersfield (2006) - BA History and Spanish, 2:1 (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
Native Language: English (British)
Additional Languages: French, German, Spanish
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

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