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£20/h
1st lesson free!
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Lessons offered by Jessica
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Art and Design
  • Life Drawing
  • Sculpture
  • Art Exam Preparation
Levels
  • All Levels

Art and Design teacher with twenty five years experience and a proven track record of delivering best practice, in Exeter. I have experience of teaching all year groups including GCSE, A' level and po

Methodology

I am passionate about my subject and inspiring students, aiming to create a nurturing and creative environment. I see 'art activity' as inclusive rater that exclusive and I believe that all have the ability to learn through art, if the investigations and activities are matched to the potentials of the individual.

Experience

I have twenty five years experience teaching at secondary level where I was head of an award winning Art department. All my students have passed their GCSE's at grade C or above and all A' level students have passed. I have a 5% value added record. My practical skills include all types of drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking. and film. I am also experienced at giving lessons online.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £2
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £95
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £190

Details

Lessons are the same price what ever level there will be a £2 per mile charge over 8 miles. There could be a discount for a group of two or more.

Lessons offered by Jessica
Individual
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Art and Design
  • Life Drawing
  • Sculpture
  • Art Exam Preparation
Levels
  • All Levels

Jessica's CV

Career History

2021 - Caring for a family member P/T
2020 - Temporary teacher of art at Maynard School Exeter.
2018 – 2020 - Self employed Cleaning/ Gardening
2016 – 2018 Studying for an MA in drawing at PCA
2015 – 2016 Supply teaching (general) - agency work.
2013 – 2015 - Head of Art at Stoodley Knowle School Torquay
¥ Planning and delivering well-structured lessons that engage and motivate to years 1 to 13. Including delivering the GCSE and A’ level courses.
¥ Devising and implementing art policy within the whole School
¥ Maintaining high standards of pastoral care for all students.
¥ Form tutor providing support and liaising with staff on individuals.
¥ Planning and organising educational visits
¥ Planning and delivering two major art exhibitions per year. Plus a number of open days
• Delivering extra days for GCSE and A’ level Students.
• Delivering Life Drawing as an extra curricular activity
• Managing resources and organising the art space.
• Ensuring health and safety policies are implemented.
• Responsibility for two other staff members.
• Marking GCSE and A’ level examinations
• Raising the profile of art within the school.
• Writing the department handbook.
2011 – 2013 Head of Art at St Margaret's school Exeter.
¥ Planning and delivering well structured lessons that engage and motivate to years 7 to 13. Including delivering the GCSE and A’ level courses.
¥ Devising and implementing art policy within the Senior School
¥ Form Tutor providing pastoral care to students
¥ Planning and organising educational visits.
¥ Delivering Art outreach days for KS2
¥ Planning and delivering two major art exhibitions per year.
¥ Delivering Life Drawing as an extra-curricular activity
¥ Ensuring health and safety policies are implemented.
¥ Responsibility for one other staff member.
¥ Delivering Textiles to KS3.
¥ Marking GCSE and A’ level examinations.
1993 – 2011 Teaching Art and Design at St Margaret’s School Exeter.
• Planning and delivering well structured lessons and that engage and motivate to years 7 to 13
• Planning and delivering two major art exhibitions per year.
• Delivering Life Drawing as an extra curricular activity
• Ensuring health and safety policies are
• implemented.
• Delivering Textiles to KS3.
• Delivering Design Technology to KS2
• Marking GCSE and A’ level examinations.
1991 – Plymouth University short-term contract
Delivering a sculpture project to B-Tec students.
1988 – Present - Self Employed Artist
Woodcarving, Installations

Academic Qualifications

Plymouth College of Art 2016 -2018
MA Drawing Exeter University 1991 – 1992
PGCE secondary Art
Mathematics matriculation Woodcarving course 1989 – 2000
Bristol Polytechnic 1984 – 1988
BA Hons Degree Fine Art
(sculpture)
Foundation Art
Filton Technical College Bristol 1981 – 1984
A’ level: Art, O’ levels: English, Art, Human Biology, History, Biology, Science, Classical Civilisation, Communication Studies,

Areas of Expertise

Pupil motivation and care.
Classroom management.
Organisation.
Curriculum delivery and planning.
Wide knowledge of materials and processes.
Building self-esteem in pupils.
Achieving excellent value added for GCSE and A’ level students.
Marketing, talking to parents.
Professional Level 2 first aid
Supporting Dyslexic pupils Supporting Asperger’s pupils.
Health and safety course Woodcarving
Exam marking Safeguarding
Edexcel & AQA moderator
Personal Skills Student focused Supporting individuals Relationship building

Departmental Prizes

Saatchi Prize 2011 Devon Air Ambulance photography prize
Computer Skills
Familiar with – Apple Mac’s and PC’s
Programs
Logic Pro X
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & Premier Pro

References on application

Reviews on Jessica
  • 5/5

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Catherine

Perfect! Jessica is warm, enthusiastic and encouraging, and has great understanding and experience. She knew exactly what was needed to help me to process. I'm excited about continuing lessons and so glad I contacted her!

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