I quickly identify strengths and areas for development. I am an experienced teacher and quickly develop rapport with students, helping to build confidence and improve understanding. I am confident that I will be able to help you pass biology.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach National 4 Biology, National 4 Environmental Science, National 5 Biology, Higher Biology and Advanced Higher Biology.
As a classroom teacher, I have intimate knowledge of all biology courses and the subsequent exams. I have been heavily involved in the development of new courses from S1/2 Science upwards.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
BSc in Zoology (Hons) from University of Glasgow. PGDE Secondary (Biology with Science).
- How much do you charge?
I charge £30 per hour with no additional fees for travel.
- Where do you teach?
I have my own car so will happily travel to student within Glasgow and the west. I am based in the west end of Glasgow and would consider tutoring at the local library or quiet space if necessary.
- When are you available?
I have flexible availability (evenings and weekends) and I can discuss with clients on contact.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach students aged 11 and above with a focus on senior biology courses.
S1 to S6 students welcome.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
National 5 Biology
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I do not offer online tutoring.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
Biology is the study of the world around you and inside you and it involves everything from the smallest cell to the planet as a whole. Many jobs, which don't even exist yet, will revolve around the sciences and there are many careers leading from the study of biology. Please contact me if you have any questions about where you can go with your studies.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have several years experience teaching all disciplines of biology in a variety of environments. I am also confident and experienced in teaching children with additional support needs. I have spent my career engaging pupils, teaching enthusiastically and preparing young people for exams. I make biology relevant and fun for my students and I adapt my teaching style to suit the learner. I have a proven track record of success and am confident I can positively impact the students I work with.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes, PVG Enhanced Disclosure
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
• BSc Zoology (Hons)
• PGDE Secondary (Biology with Science)
• Protection for Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Enhanced Disclosure
Available on request.
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