Hi! I look forward to tutoring you in English as a Second or Foreign language, KS1, KS2, Adult Literacy or Proofreading your work.
In person, at home or on holiday in the UK, or Online.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
English as a Second or Foreign Language
- Tell me about your qualifications.
TESOL (Trinity Cert)
Bsc Hons Horticulture
Literacy Level 2
Numeracy Level 2
- How much do you charge?
£25 per hour ESOL
£25 per hour Literacy
£25 per hour KS2 and KS3
£17.50 per hour Proof Reading
£35 per hour Group/Family lessons
40 pence per mile travel
Discounts for Block Bookings Min 10 lessons
- Where do you teach?
Will teach in students homes in Penzance, St.Ives, St.Just, Marazion, Mousehole, Hayle, Gulval, Heamoor, Redruth, Camborne, Truro, Helston, Porthleven, Falmouth,and nearby areas in Cornwall.
I am willing to travel 30 miles.
- When are you available?
I am available Mon 10-4 Weds 3-6 Friday 2-6
Weekends and evenings on request
No seasonal variations
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I reach from 6 years old upwards from beginner to upper intermediate/advanced
Younger considered upon request and need
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Practice and revision support ESOL/Literacy up to GCSE. ESOL PET, (B1) Cambridge FCE.(B2)
ESOL E1, E2, E3
Literacy Level 2
Proofreading help provided at any level
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Googletalk and Skype can be used for Language practice. discussion and question and answer sessions.
*Proofreading can be submitted to me by email.
Bespoke packages can be designed for individual needs. Please enquire.
NOTE* Dissertation/Essay proofreading is better served when submitted to me as far in advance of the deadline as possible.
Sending in sections as they are finished is most effective.
Last minute requests, especially over a weekend are often unable to be met, nonetheless please do enquire as exceptions are possible.
A contract is issued and a £35 deposit to cover the first 2 hours of work is to be paid in advance please. This secures the work for the student and myself.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
Please do approach me with your personal requirements, and I will endeavour to meet them accordingly.
All students are individual, and I can be adaptable.
I prefer a commitment to a series of 10 lessons or more, then consistent progress can be made, and a good working relationship established...but will consider all requests depending upon personal needs.
- What kind of experience do you have?
Teaching English as a Second language to many different nationalities, in the UK and Europe.
Teaching English online (China) Schoolchildren
Teaching Horticulture online(Southern Hemisphere) Adults
Proofreading and editing Academic work written in English up to PhD level for non native speakers of English
Adult Education - supporting dyslexics with Literacy
Teaching Assistant in schools with SEN pupils
Private tutoring KS1 and KS2
Family Learning Parents & Children Literacy through creative activities Art, Crafts,Cooking,Growing edibles indoors & outside
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have six, as I work within several organisations.
My status is automatically updated on the DBS website.
- Where and with whom did you train?
Haven House Truro Cornwall
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Institute for Learning
Institute of Horticulture
- Tell me about some of your current students.
Current CV is available to view on this site.
Online tutoring Waypal (Beijing) - UK association UKUni London. English to Chinese students from 6 years old upwards.
Online tutoring with Careerline Courses (Australia) Assessing and grading written work, assignments & marking exams, Southern Hemisphere.
Private Literacy Tutoring:
10 year old KS2, advancing to KS3
WW11 Veteran - 94 years old , Sight Challenged/Dyslexic. Literacy - reading/writing skills. (Commission from the Blind Veterans Association)
UKUni University applications and academic work for non native English speakers. From China, the Far East and the Middle East..
Diploma application - Austrian student.
Dissertation (Undergraduate). Cardiff University.
KS3 tutoring for dyslexic boy.
Dissertation Support for dyslexic teenage student Falmouth University
PhD Thesis support for adult Saudi Arabian Exeter University
Reading & writing education for adult dyslexic Private lessons
Proof reading for language errors in marketing and publicity information, The Donna Trust
Kent School of English European Teenagers
Spain: Academia Atlantico Malaga PET (B1) Teens, Trinity A2 10-12 years, Cambridge FCE (B2) Teens.
Private adults: Spanish clients: Architect B1 - Professional English ; Brain Surgeon - Conversation ; Co-ordinator Medicin Sans Frontiers - Professional English
Xploretheworld.com Summer school Westonbirt Gloucestershire European, Asian, Russian and Middle Eastern teens
Muchado Sprachen und Reisen Activity Holiday German Tour party Padstow
Private ESOL tutoring Professional Lithuanian IT teacher Advanced English Penzance
Private individual and group ESOL lessons St Ives
Personal English tutor for holiday visitors, with optional continued online support when returned home.
Adult Education services and Family learning (Cornwall Council) - Literacy, Horticulture, and mentoring,
SEN school pupils Cornwall.
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