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£15/h
1st lesson free!
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Shaan
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Spanish
  • Oral expression - Spanish
  • Oral comprehension - Spanish
  • Vocabulary - Spanish
  • Accent reduction-Spanish
Levels
  • All Levels

Fluent Spanish Speaker in Canterbury, familiar with GCSE and A Level specifications

Methodology

For the younger children that I tutor, my method is child-led. I encourage children to learn through play and song and in this, allow their imaginations to be stimulated which I find aids them in memorising, normalising and using Spanish phrases. For older students, studying for GSCEs or A Levels, I take a more methodical approach. I will devise lesson plans based on the topics that they themselves have flagged a weakness in. I will give on the spot testing to ensure that learning has been instilled but I will also be sure to praise and encourage improvement.

Background

I am a student of English Literature at the University of Kent. I have been giving Spanish lessons to children for the past 5 years and have experience teaching in a Spanish school. I am encouraging and friendly and would be delighted to help your child reach their potential in Spanish speaking, listening, reading and writing. I have experience teaching children and teenagers ranging in age from 2 to 17 and carefully tailor each individual lesson plan to suit the needs, strengths and weaknesses of the student.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £15/h
Lessons offered by Shaan
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Spanish
  • Oral expression - Spanish
  • Oral comprehension - Spanish
  • Vocabulary - Spanish
  • Accent reduction-Spanish
Levels
  • All Levels

Shaan's CV

Shaan Saggar
10 Michleham Down
London N12 7JN
70 London Road
Canterbury CT2 8LW
Email: (concealed information)
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Tel: (concealed information)5

I am a reliable, hard-working and dedicated person with a variety of interests and passions. I work well both in a team and individually and am proactive always in what I commit myself to. I am an avid reader and writer and engage regularly in political demonstrations and creative organisations which I find to be of a positive cause and/or supplement and feed my great interest in literature, theatre and art.


Student of English and American Literature at University of Kent, Canterbury
Student Representative position held in first year

Educational Qualifications:
St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School, Finchley Sept 2014 – July 2017
AS levels in English, Spanish, Classical Civilisation and Philosophy and Ethics
A levels in English, Spanish and Classical Civilisation

Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls, Elstree Sept 2009 – July 2014
9 GCSEs obtained: Additional Science: A, Drama: B, English Language: A*, English Literature: A*, French: A*, Mathematics: B, Religion and Philosophy: A*, Science: B, Spanish: A*

Experience

London Metropolitan University
Social media manager
• Taking on the responsibility of managing the University’s career service twitter account to promote events and courses in the field of Careers Advice

North London Hospice May 2018
Volunteer work during ‘Dying Matters Week’
• Organising, running and providing artwork for an awareness-raising event
• Covering social media pages for this event
Policy Exchange
2-week summer internship June 2016
• Sourcing and approaching potential recipients for policy papers
• Editing short articles
• Assisting events team with summer reception organisation
• Consolidating research for policy papers
• Attending meetings and taking notes for team members

Migrants Organise (formerly The Migrant and Refugee Forum) July 2015
• Supporting administrative tasks such as managing the social media accounts
• Observing client and advisor meetings
• Compiling data and information for a report

Barnet Borough Talking Newspaper June 2015
• Developing technical skills in working with recording systems
• Packaging and distributing individual CDs

St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School: 2016/2017
Leading and initiating a pioneering PSHE related workshop for year ten students
• Designing and delivering individual lessons to groups of 25 students
• Liaising with senior members of staff
• Communicating through interactive exercises to engage and stimulate discussion
Student Mentor to year 7 and year 10 students (subject specific for both English and Spanish as well as pastorally)
• Coaching younger students to develop their confidence and build on academic skills
• Facilitating small study groups in which team work is encouraged
Volunteering 2015 – 2016
• Organising collections for refugees in Calais
• Coordinating small scale charity events such as ‘Bring Your Teddy to School Day’ along with various bake sales

Stop the War Coalition: Feb 2016
• Managing crowd levels to ensure a peaceful demonstration
• Distributing promotional materials

Colegio de los Olivos, Málaga, Spain: March 2016
Teaching English at a Spanish infant school (ages 2-4)
• Using Spanish language skills to effectively communicate with Spanish children to improve their English

Laurel Way Playgroup LBB June 2013, 2014, 2015
Play assistant for children ages 1-4

Northside Primary School LBB: Sept 2014
Years 1, 2 and 5 Classroom Assistant
• Assisting non-English-language students with reading

XUK Summer Camps Aug 2014,2015
Administrative Assistant
• Sorting ‘camp kits’ for international students using planning and time management skills
• Organising filing systems

TVE (Television for the Environment) October 2013
Events Team Assistant
• Promoting the organisation via social networking
• Assisting with the organisation of a charity event for 200 people
• Communicating with guests to sell raffle tickets

BBC Newsnight June 2013
Work shadowing
• Observation of how a programme is directed



Skills:

Part time local babysitter, childminder and Spanish tutor for children ranging in ages from new-born upwards

Languages: Fluent Spanish, conversational French
IT, Internet and Social Media: Word, Powerpoint, Internet research, Twitter,
Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest

Interests: Literature, Children’s literature, Theatre, Art, Politics, Travel, Languages


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References available on request






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