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Elisa
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Elisa
« Perfect! He is so nice and a good professional teacher.He is always so happy to help you with everything you need to improve.I enjoyed my lessons a lot!!! »
£15/h
1st lesson free!
Tutor profile verified
Response Time 2h
Lessons offered by Ian
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • English
  • Reading
  • Creative writing
  • Test prep
  • Literacy
Levels
  • All Levels

Experienced English teacher - experience internationally and a number of age groups.

Methodology

I believe that everyone has the right to an education. I make my lessons fun, and match your needs! Whether it be basic English, or a need to work at a high, functioning level in other subjects, my background will help you hit your goals.

Background

Hi,

I am a qualified English Primary School teacher who has 5 years of experience teaching. I have worked in a number of different countries, including Qatar, Vietnam and Dubai. I also have vast experience in teaching the Cambridge education programme. I have taken children with minimal English experience and helped them become fluent. I also have helped adult learners develop confidence in speaking English - ensuring that they have skills necessary to help them communicate in English, whether it be for work or their own understanding.

I can help your child with their SATS preparation, whether it is this school year or next.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £13/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £60
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £130

Details

The prices listed above are on average - if the learner needs something more or a tailored plan then we can also achieve this.

Lessons offered by Ian
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • English
  • Reading
  • Creative writing
  • Test prep
  • Literacy
Levels
  • All Levels

Ian's CV

I have a PGCE in Primary Education - graded Outstanding from Edge Hill University, England.
I have a Degree in the English Language, obtained at the University of Chester.
I have a TEFL certificate.

Position Title: Year 5 Class Teacher
Dates of Employment: April 2017- August 2018

Brought in to teach in a challenging environment.
Developed my own behaviour management techniques to address issues within the classroom.
Completed medium term plans in both English and Maths, ensuring that there are clear targets for the rest of the school year.
Planned my own lessons to help challenge groups of children that needed more work to raise attainment levels.
Worked as intervention to help support children of lower ability in literacy and mathematics and to help boost their results in year-end assessments.
Marked and graded work/year end assessments and appropriately graded with effective feedback.
Planned and developed a full-term of PE activities for over 45 children.
Developed and created imaginative projects to assist around the National Curriculum.
Encouraged children to observe, question, develop and engage in their own learning.
I left this role at the end of the agreed contract, which allowed me to travel to Asia and give back some of my skills to adults and children that wanted to learn the English language.

Position Title: Supply Teacher
Dates: 2016-2017

Taught within a wide-range of schools throughout Newcastle and Gateshead.
Gained experience in working in intervention with children who needed SEN support.
Differentiated lessons plans and activities to ensure that children of all abilities were supported and challenged.
Helped to invigilate exams across both GSCE and A-Level literacy papers.
Developed an understanding of differing approaches to learning within in varied learning environments.



Position Title: Year 3 Class Teacher
Employer: TCS International School, Qatar

Taught the English National Curriculum to a Year 3 class, with a particular focus on English, Maths and Science.
Had first-hand experience of working with a large quantity of EAL students ranging from a number of diverse backgrounds.
Delivered year group assemblies to over 250 children at a time over a number of issues such as healthy eating and internet safety.
Lead a well organised after-school football club which was attended by over sixty pupils.
Gained experience in implementing formative and summative assessments.
Gained experience in writing assessments for pupils ahead of year-end exams.
I left this role to return to the UK.

Position Title: Primary School Teacher
Employer: Chapelford Primary School, Warrington
Dates Worked: 04/2013 to 07/2015

Taught the National Curriculum to upper KS2 pupils, with a focus being on English, Maths and Science.
Supported in the organisation, planning and attendance of a residential trip for upper KS2 pupils.
Maintained a regular system of monitoring, assessment, record-keeping and reporting of children’s progress.
Provided a safe, secure and well-organised environment that encouraged the development of children as independent learners and considerate members of the school community.
Implemented a variety of teaching and learning approaches, in order to overcome the barriers of learning and effectively teach pupils with SEN.
Delivered whole school assemblies, which focused on pastoral issues such as recognising achievements, safe guarding issues and encouraging a community within school.
I left this school at the end of my training.

Reviews on Ian
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Elisa

Perfect! He is so nice and a good professional teacher.He is always so happy to help you with everything you need to improve.I enjoyed my lessons a lot!!!

Ian's response

A student who is keen to learn and improve their skillset.

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