I am a friendly, well-qualified and experienced tutor, having worked with children, young people and adults in individual and group settings for several years.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach English Literature at GCSE, A Level and Degree level. I tutor sections I and II of the GAMSAT Medical Entrance test.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
I graduated from the University of Cambridge with a 1st class Bachelors degree in English.
I also achieved a Distinction in my Masters degree in Early Modern History from King's College London.
I gained 3 As at A Level (English Literature, History and Psychology) and 1 A at AS Level (French). I also received 10 A*s at GCSE.
I completed a 40-hour online Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) qualification with i-to-i.
I was in the 98th percentile in the GAMSAT Medical Entrance examination.
- How much do you charge?
I charge £35 an hour. I do not charge for travel.
- Where do you teach?
I am happy to teach in the students' homes. I teach in Crouch End, Archway and Finsbury Park. I may also be able to travel to other parts of North London.
- When are you available?
I am available on week day evenings.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach GCSE, A Level, Degree level and adult learning.
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I have conducted tuition sessions via Skype and email.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
I am an enthusiastic and friendly tutor, and I really enjoy helping my students to achieve their potential. I aim to provide tuition suited to each student's particular needs. I am very keen to meet any potential students and their parents, and please contact me if you need any further information.
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- What kind of experience do you have?
I have tutored a number of young people in preparation for their GCSEs and A Levels, helping them to improve their grades and their confidence in their subject. In addition, I have conducted practice interview sessions for University applications, and provided coaching for UCAS applications.
I have a range of experience in working with young people, including working as a Group Leader at PGL holidays.
I taught English as a Foreign Language to groups of adults in India for six months.
I have also worked as a professional proofreader.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
My most recent CRB certificate was issued in August 2012.
• 1st class BA (hons) in English from Cambridge University
• Distinction in MA in Early Modern History from KCL
• CRB issued in August 2012
Tutor sessions with Aileen were fundamental in restoring my confidence and my passion for English. I felt comfortable discussing and working through difficulties I was having because of her approachable nature. Her knowledge of the subject helped me understand, but also thoroughly enjoy, the texts I was studying and this was a real pleasure. Under Aileen's tutorship I achieved an A in my A-level exams and I also regained an enthusiasm and confidence for a subject with which I was struggling.
Thank you so much for helping my daughter. She said it has been really helpful and has given her more confidence to complete her assignments.
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