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Lessons offered by Jemima
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Maths
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Organic chemistry
  • Chemical Physics
  • Natural Sciences
Levels
  • All Levels

Chemistry student with university level experience of Maths and Physics, offering Maths, Physics and Chemistry lessons in North Yorkshire.

Methodology

I can teach GCSE students in the Sciences and Maths (and also have good experience with French having taken this subject to A-Level). As a tutor, I focus mainly on problem areas that students have encountered in their lessons.
I use visual aids and model kits in Chemistry to try explain difficult concepts, and have a knack for finding metaphors that explain the phenoma people often struggle with.
I'm also a big believer in practice questions: I look at past exam papers to identify the format of typical questions and then rehearse answering examples of these to create a personal 'formula' that the student can use each time they tackle a similar question.

Background

I am a Chemistry student with a strong background in Physics, Maths and Music. While my teaching experience thus far is based in Music (I co-run the current best A Cappella group in Scotland), I tutored my wayward brother for his Chemistry, Physics and Maths A-Levels. He succeeded in gaining 2 A*s, 1 A (improving from predicted grades of ABB) and a place to study Engineering at Durham University.
Having gained 13 A*s at GCSE and 4 A*s and 2 As at A-Level myself, I have a good understanding of how to beat the UK exam system at its game.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £15/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £60

Details

Rates vary if I am required to travel outside the Harrogate area, in order to cover travel costs.

Lessons offered by Jemima
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Maths
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Organic chemistry
  • Chemical Physics
  • Natural Sciences
Levels
  • All Levels

Jemima's CV

Education
2015 – 2020 University of St Andrews
Studying for MSc (Hons) Chemistry
2007 – 2014 The King’s School, Peterborough
A-Levels – Chemistry (A*), Maths (A*), Physics (A*), French (A), General Studies (A*)
GCSEs – 13 A*s (inc. English and Maths)


Work Experience
June – Aug. 2017 Arts & Crafts Teacher and Overnight Counsellor – Camp Walden, Canada
• Independently designed activities and ran Arts & Crafts classes for 4 – 16 year olds.
• Supervised evening routines.
• Created and maintained enthusiastic atmosphere over 15-hour days for the children to thrive in.
• Cleaned up after classes and maintained safe and tidy conditions across three large studios.

Sept. 2014 – Aug. 2015 Research Intern – Procter & Gamble, Newcastle Innovation Centre
• Carried out year long internship, acting on my own initiative and juggling several projects concurrently.
• National finalist in the Engineering Development Trust’s Future Industry Leader Awards 2017 for my independently run work into novel particle characterisation procedures.
• Worked under strict health and safety, and quality procedures, recording details at every step.

Additional Skills:
IT Skills Proficient in MS Office applications, use of internet and email. Some experience with coding: VBA (intermediate), Python and MatLab (basic)
Languages French (Intermediate)

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