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  • (14 reviews)
R
Ruby
« Saif tutored me for the majority of my year 13 Chemistry, and as a... More »
R
Ruby
« Saif tutored me for the majority of my year 13 Chemistry, and as a result I transformed my AS Level Grade C to an A Level Grade A! He was clear, very supportive and great at enabling me to understand topics in such a way that it really built my confidence with Chemistry. He is a fantastic tutor. »
£30/h
Profile and degree verified
Response Time 6h
Lessons offered by Saif
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Chemistry
Levels
  • All Levels

Chemistry Tutor London |A level | GCSE|University Chemistry Lessons |Enfield |palmers Green|Wichmore Hill|Arnos Grove

Methodology

I am a passionate Chemistry tutor with more then 15 years of experience of tutoring over 300 students.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

I am a specialist in chemistry. I teach chemistry for GCSE, A level and higher. I am also interested to teach NMR , Quantum Chemistry, Organic chemistry and Chromatography for BSc level students.
I also mentor for science projects for schools.

- Tell me about your qualifications.

I have a BSc and MSc in Chemistry. I have also achieved a graduate diploma in Chemistry and MSc in Bio-analysis from Birkbeck University , London.

- How much do you charge?

My standard charge for GCSE is £30, A level £30, and higher £30.
There will be some travel cost if I have to travel to my students.

- Where do you teach?

Wherever it is suitable for the students.

- When are you available?

Any weekdays evening and any time in the weekend.

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

Age 11 to 20+

- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?

GCSE Chemistry/Science, AS/A2 Chemistry, IB chemistry ,BSc Chemistry

- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.

Lesson will take place over skype platform by sharing my computer screen with the student via video call.
Student will see everything I am doing on the screen as well as myself and can ask questions at any point in the lesson and get an instant reply from me..

- Do you have a personal message for students?

Chemistry is a kind of subject which can be very enjoyable or daunting depending on how you approach it . If you are doing this subject by choice then you will enjoy it doesn't matter how boring the topice you are studing or how hard it is. Most cases student struggles with the subject just because the donot get clear and deep logical answers for there curious chemistry questions. Student get frustrated keep getting the answer that you don't need to know this now. Sometime knowing a bit more then you need for your level is usful to clearify your understanding about the topics you acctually need to know. So donot be scare to go beyond your syllabus or specfication to get clear understanding about chemistry or any other subjects.

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One of our best tutors! High-quality profile, qualifications verified and response guaranteed. Saif will plan your first lesson with care.

Background

- What kind of experience do you have?

I have past experience in teaching chemistry for various academic levels.At the moment I am working in a Sixth form College.

- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?

Yes

- Do you belong to any professional organisations?

I am a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £5
Rate for online lessons : £20/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £125
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £250
Lessons offered by Saif
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Chemistry
Levels
  • All Levels

Saif's CV

• MSc in Chemistry , MSc in Bio-analysis (Birkbeck)
• BSc in Chemistry, Graduate diploma in Chemistry (Birkbeck)
• overseas CRB cleared and DBS
• Member of Royal Society of Chemsitry (MRSC)

14 reviews on Saif
  • 5/5

All our ratings are collected by us and are given in confidence, they correspond to a real experience.

14 recommendations

R
Ruby

Saif tutored me for the majority of my year 13 Chemistry, and as a result I transformed my AS Level Grade C to an A Level Grade A! He was clear, very supportive and great at enabling me to understand topics in such a way that it really built my confidence with Chemistry. He is a fantastic tutor.

N
Noushin

Provides quality work to do, helps to improve on specific topic you’re stuck on, got a good grade, great at the physical chemistry as well, nice guy overall. :)

Sashank

Saif taught me Chemistry for 2 year while I was in the IB diploma programme. I used to struggle grasping concepts I learnt in school, but the lessons I had with Saif really helped me! He always provided excellent resources where I could further solidify the things he taught me. His genuine interest and knowledge of Sciences aided me in achieving my goal when I took my exams.

Interview with Saif

QUESTION 01 | 08
When did you develop an interest in your chosen field and in private tutoring?
Saif — I started tutoring science when I was in year 8 just to pay my school fees. My very first student was my own classmate. I have always been a self-learner and interested in the deeper understanding of Science, especially in chemistry. It was here that my interest in tutoring was planted.
QUESTION 02 | 08
Tell us more about the subject you teach, the topics you like to discuss with students (and possibly those you like a little less).
Saif — I specialise in chemistry. My favourite topics in chemistry are Quantum Chemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Thermodynamics and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. My least favourite topics are Industrial Chemistry and Group Chemistry.
QUESTION 03 | 08
Did you have any role models; a teacher that inspired you?
Saif — Yes! My two role models are Dr Katherine Thompson from Birkbeck and my university tutor Arun Sir.
QUESTION 04 | 08
What do you think are the qualities required to be a good tutor?
Saif — A good tutor has to be passionate about the subject, have a positive attitude, be able to create a link between a real life senerio and the subject they teach, and be able to explain the philosophy of the subject.
QUESTION 05 | 08
Provide a valuable anecdote or piece of advice related to your subject.
Saif — The best way to learn any subject is to teach it.
QUESTION 06 | 08
What were the difficulties or challenges you faced or are still facing in your subject?
Saif — Chemistry is a vast subject area with limitless applications in various applied sectors. So applying the subject knowledge exactly the way a student needs for their course is always challenging.
QUESTION 07 | 08
Do you have a particular passion? Is it teaching in general or an element of the subject or something completely different?
Saif — Yes. I am very much interested in Organic Synthesis. And in the future, I would like to improve on that.
QUESTION 08 | 08
What makes you a Superprof?
Saif — Because I always have an answer and an explanation for every question my student asks about my subject.

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