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Lessons offered by David
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Literacy
  • Resume - cover letter’s writing prep
  • Latin
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • Diploma
  • Doctorate

David - Dyce - Literacy

Methodology

Friendly and interactive lessons using a wide range of resources. I am happy to travel to your home. I give continued online support between lessons.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

English as a foreign language; literacy and numeracy for adults; anatomy and physiology; bass guitar; computing and IT skills; CV writing; French; interview skills; job applications; latin; rock/pop guitar; biological sciences and chemistry.

- Tell me about your qualifications.

I have a BSc (Hons) Microbiology (2:1) from the University of Aberdeen with a combined study of genetics, cell biology, biochemistry and biomedical sciences. I also gained a PGCE (Science) from the University of Bristol, including educational methodology, law and 20 weeks of practical teaching. I obtained a CELTA (Pass B) from International House in Seville after an intensive 4 week course, having completed 8 hours of teaching at several levels.

- How much do you charge?

My flat fee is £20 per hour for one-to-one lessons; £30 for groups of two; £40 for groups of 3; £50 for groups of 4; £60 for groups of 5. Blocks of 10 lessons purchased come with 1 free; blocks of 20 come with 3 free. There is a £5 fuel charge per visit if outside Aberdeen city area.

- Where do you teach?

I teach at students' homes. I can teach in Aberdeen, Ellon, Inverurie, Kemnay, Kintore, Blackburn, Westhill, Newburgh, Newtonhill, Portlethen, Stonehaven and Aberdeenshire in general. I can travel up to 20 miles outside of Aberdeen city.

- When are you available?

I am available 5.30-11 pm weekday evenings and 9 am- 8 pm on weekends

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

Ages 18 + from beginner to advanced.

- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?

First Certificate in English; IELTS; CAE; A-levels in above subjects

- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.

Continued email/skype support is available between lessons.

- Do you have a personal message for students?

We can learn from each other!

Experience

- What kind of experience do you have?

I taught biology, chemistry and languages in Rwanda with VSO for 2 and a half years. There, I also ran and implemented national training courses for science teachers as well as writing the national exams for biology for the Rwandan Ministry of Education. I have taught all sciences in a Church of England secondary school for 2 years, also assisting the Head of Year in pastoral duties. For the past 18 months I have been running my own business (Excellent Education) providing private lessons for adults.

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

I only teach those over 18 years old.
Full references are available on request.

- Do you belong to any professional organisations?

I have founded and run the North East Adult Education Cooperative, which shares ideas, employment and resources between local tutors.

- Tell me about some of your current students.

I have a wide variety of students: Igor from Slovakia learning elementary English, Jola from Poland learning Intermediate English. Tayla from Scotland learning beginner bass guitar. Lee from Scotland being helped with numeracy.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £20/h
Lessons offered by David
Individual
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Literacy
  • Resume - cover letter’s writing prep
  • Latin
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • Diploma
  • Doctorate

David's CV

• BSc
• PGCE, CELTA
• North East Adult Education Cooperative

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