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Lessons offered by Edward
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Reading
  • English Literature
  • Creative writing
  • Dissertation and thesis preparation
  • Oral expression
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level

Consummate professional encourages independent thought and teaches literature to secondary students in central London.

Methodology

Hi, my name is Edward, I have been teaching in secondary schools in the UK and internationally for 16 years. I hold two honours degrees and have achieved great success in teaching GCSE'S, a Levels and the IB. My lessons are fun, interesting and interactive. If you want to learn how to reflect on literature and understand writers intentions please join me.

Experience

I have 16 years experience of teaching English literature across primary and secondary levels in a range of countries and consistently achieve great results. For the last 4 years my students have achieved 85% A* and A grades in both GCSE and A levels. With my teaching students SUCEEED.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £5
Rate for online lessons : £25/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £120
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £200

Details

Primary students are cheaper than secondary. Distance traveled may affect the fees I charge but students will be warned prior to this.

Lessons offered by Edward
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Reading
  • English Literature
  • Creative writing
  • Dissertation and thesis preparation
  • Oral expression
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level

Edward's CV


Applicant Name: Edward Shephard


Nationality/Citizenship: British
Date of birth: 13/12/1975
Status: Married
No dependents
Teaching Experience: 16 years



Professional Information:

Positions held: Principal
Head of Academics

Teacher of: English Language
English Literature
Theory of Knowledge
Lower Secondary humanities


Levels taught: Primary, Secondary - Pre University

Curricula Taught: IB, A Level, IGCSE


Edward Shephard is an experienced international educator who has taught in boarding and day schools in Great Britain, Kenya, Indonesia and Malaysia. He has experience in teaching and leading the IB, CIE and UK curriculum. Edward has held positions ranging from teacher to principal and feels that this exposure has helped to give him a fuller picture of the components that make a good school. He has a particular interest in developing schools and this is an area in which he has considerable expertise. He has taught and administrated for over 16 years, mainly in secondary though he has also led initiatives in Primary. While specialising in Literature he also teaches English as a first and second language. He has been described as a dynamic, innovative and effective teacher with the innate ability to inspire, enthuse and engage others. Edward actively contributes to the schools he works in in a variety of extra-curricular activities. He has run debating Clubs been a swimming and diving coach as well as directing several drama productions.
With a sound knowledge of the education sector particularly within South East Asia Edward has successfully worked on the redefinition and development of various schools often integrating international curriculum and practices into formerly national institutions.

Education.

• 06/1998 BE’D (Hons) Secondary English. First Class University of Birmingham

• 06/2001 BA (Hons) Theology & Expressive English 2.1. Newman University
Teaching Work History

06/2015/ 06/2016 - Education Consultant,

• Advising school principals on leadership and policy making.
• Advising private schools on curriculum and developing an international school culture.
• Handing all administration for adoption of the CIE or alternative international curriculum.
• Writing of integrated curriculum, syllabuses and developing cross-curricular links.
• Training teachers in interactive and international best practice teaching.
• Sourcing, interviewing and recruiting teachers.


01/2013 - 06/2015 Deputy Head of Secondary, Taylor’s International School. Malaysia
General Leadership of the Secondary School to include:

• Leading improvements in student wellbeing, whole community involvement
• Secondary School Development Plan
• Teaching and Learning Development through a comprehensive CPD initiative.
• Embedding Restorative Practices within pastoral teams and during lessons
• Development of clear communication pathways throughout the school
• Embedding the use of CAT data to aid tracking progression through all key stages
• Over hauling the staff appraisal system
• Sourcing, interviewing and recruiting staff.
• Development and implementation of a comprehensive induction programme for new staff
• Presenting a workshop on ‘Developing a Leadership Culture
• Overseeing of exam entries for Cambridge International Examinations
• Recruitment and staffing management
• Leading a team of 80 staff to provide exceptional educational experiences to 800 students.

08/2010 - 12/2012 Coordinating Principal, Mimi School Surabaya, Indonesia
General leadership of the whole school to include:
• Planning, Intitiation and implementation of CIE Accreditation.
• Establishing, coordinating and developing a bi-lingual curriculum
• Recruitment and staffing management
• Writing a whole school 5 year strategic plan
• Overseeing and writing syllabuses for integrated curriculum
• Training teachers in all aspects of international school teaching.
• Leading a team of 50 teachers to providw a good standard of education
• Ensuring the smooth running of the school from Early years to Grade 12.

08/2007 - 06/2010 Head of English ACS international School Jakarta, Indonesia
• Teaching IB English literature and English Language, Teaching IGCSE First language and literature.
• Assessing TOK papers and presentations.
• Supervising extended essays in my subject area
• Involved in extra curricular Drama

08/2005 - 06/2007 Head of English Albyn School, Aberdeen Scotland UK
• Redesigning and developing the English Department.
• Day to day running of department and teachers,
• Time tabling and assigning teachers classes,
• Organising department budget.
• Teaching IB English Literature and Language & IGCSE Drama. Achieved excellent results

08/2003 - 06/2005 English, Drama & P.E. teacher St. Andrews school, Turi, Kenya
• Teaching IGCSE English and Physical Education
• House Tutor
• Swimming Team coach

08/2001 - 06/2003 English Teacher Rannoch School, Scotland, UK,
• Teaching English Literature for GCSE and A level, gained excellent results.
• Swimming and Kyaking coach.
• Running drama productions

Other Relevant Training courses
CIE IGCSE Assessor for English First language, Second language & literature.
IB Diploma language and Literature training
Teaching Shakespeare (University of Warwick)
Analysing CAT 4 tests (GL Assessments)

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