I am a young, dynamic, and charismatic teacher. I focus entirely on A level. I have a strong record of exam success and have enabled almost 500 students to achieve A level success since the 2013/2014 academic year.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach A level Biology and A level Chemistry.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
BSc(Hons) First Class in Biochemistry
PhD Biomolecular structure and dynamics
PGCE in Secondary Science
- How much do you charge?
£50 for an hour of teaching plus the teaching and learning resources that I use. A fee to cover the train will be necessary if I travel.
- Where do you teach?
At the student's home or online. If at my place the tutee cannot be a student at the centre where I teach. My travel capacity is limited to a few evenings and only on the South West Mainline and the North Downs line.
- When are you available?
Some evenings during the week. Directly after school or college.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I prepare students for A levels in Biology and Chemistry.
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Google Drive and Google Hangouts.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have experience of year 7 through to 11 from my PGCE.
I have been teaching A levels in a Sixth Form College since the 2013/14 academic year.
Over the last four academic years I have got almost 500 students through their A levels.
From both my undergraduate studies and PhD project I have gained considerable expertise at the Chemistry - Life Sciences interface.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
- Where and with whom did you train?
Undergraduate and PhD at Manchester University. PGCE with Canterbury Christ Church.
- Tell me about some of your current students.
I teach almost 100 students A level Biology and Chemistry at a Sixth Form College.
£50 an hour.
BSc Biochemistry (1st Class) 2007
PhD Biochemistry 2012
PGCE Secondary Science 2013
Teacher of A level Biology and Chemistry 2013 - Present at a large Sixth Form College
I can highly recommend Andy; he tutored my daughter in A level biology for several months, was very well organised, and presented the topics clearly. He was excellent at highlighting the main points to be remembered, and used a variety of methods of presentation and ways of assessing learning. Andy is friendly yet professional at all times. Excellent tutor.
Andy has taught my daughter A2 Chemistry, he is very punctual with a thorough knowledge of Chemistry, exam techniques, and explains the concepts well. He also gave my daughter a mock interview for Medicine, which was very helpful. I will surely recommend Andy for tutoring.
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