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Lessons offered by Damian
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • English
  • Reading
  • 11+ School Exam Preparation
  • 13 Plus
  • Gifted And Talented
Levels
  • All Levels

Damian - Bow - School English

Methodology

I am a UK qualified English Teacher, My speciality is Poetry! If you are having any trouble with some sort of Poetry whether that be KS3 GCSE or A Level or, then im the tutor for you! I specialise in helping students unpicking meaning in poems.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

My main subject is English and more specifically poetry, however I am able to teach other subjects such as Media Studies, History and Citizenship. I specialise in working with students who are failing to achieve their potential especially in the area of poetry, shakespeare and eliciting meaning from texts. Poetry does not have to be hard and it can even be fun! The key is to really grasp what the Poet is trying to say- after all the best songs are poems!

- Tell me about your qualifications.

BA in Comparative American Studies from The University of Warwick (2.1)
QTS- Canterbury Christ Church University
Certificate Cognitive Behavioural Coaching- Centre for Coaching London
TEFL- Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate- ICAL Institute.
Acting training from - Sadlers Wells

- How much do you charge?

For all Teaching the cost is £30 per hourly session

For specific Public Speaking Coaching which takes place out of my Central London Consulting room the charge is £100 per hourly session

- Where do you teach?

I travel to the student's home- Zones 1-3 (further zones can be arranged but travel may be added)
For Public Speaking Coaching sessions take place in my consulting room in EC2N

- When are you available?

Very Flexible- Available mornings, afternoons and evenings.

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

from 5-100!

- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?

GCSEs
A Levels
University/Job interviews
English Language qualifications such as IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, and the Cambridge ESOL exams such as CAE, FCE, and PET.

- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.

I use Skype

- Do you have a personal message for students?

I am a friendly and professional Tutor and and Poetry and English is a real passion of mine. I make lessons fun and interactive so they are enjoyable for us both and am confident I can get the best out of all my students. Get in touch!

Background

- What kind of experience do you have?

I have experience working as a Teacher in both Primary and Secondary Schools and Pupil Referral Units- Teaching English, Media Studies, Citizenship and History. I have also worked as a Teacher of Students with Special Educational Needs, helping students who are underachieving in school.
I am myself a Poet- and regularly perform and recite poetry.

Have worked with many students, not attending school- homeschooling them.
I also work as a Public Speaking Coach- preparing professionals for presentations, interviews and speeches- through confidence building exercises.

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

Yes I do- done Sept 2011

- Where and with whom did you train?

University of Warwick
Canterbury Christ Church University College (Teach First)
Centre For Coaching London

- Do you belong to any professional organisations?

NASUWT
GTC

- Tell me about some of your current students.

Work with primary aged students who are learning English- Teaching them English and preparing them for English Schools.
Working with groups of Secondary Students focusing on the GCSE Anthology to help them achieve their potential.
Working with groups of professionals training them in Public Speaking Skills.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £30/h
Lessons offered by Damian
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • English
  • Reading
  • 11+ School Exam Preparation
  • 13 Plus
  • Gifted And Talented
Levels
  • All Levels

Damian's CV

• University of Warwick 2:1 Comparative American Studies
• Qualified Teacher- UK trained- Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Coaching
• Full Current CRB
• NASUWT

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