I am an experienced and professional secondary trained English teacher. I have been tutoring students at all levels for over 18 years and have been a secondary school teacher for 15 years.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
Primary English skills, KS3, KS4 and KS5 English.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
After graduating with a 2.1 in English Literature, I studied the PGCE at Bristol University and qualified as a secondary school teacher of English.
- How much do you charge?
I charge £35 an hour. I travel to the student's home within a reasonable distance to my home in Uckfield. I may charge extra for travelling further afield, or can offer tutoring at my own home.
- Where do you teach?
I travel to the student's home. I travel to Uckfield, Maresfield, East Hoathly, Heathfield, Haywards Heath, Crowborough, Lewes, Eastbourne, Brighton, Hove, Tonbridge Wells, Eridge and the surrounding areas. Contact me to discuss your location - we can probably work something out!
- When are you available?
Mondays 4pm-9pm at my home in Uckfield.
Tuesdays 6pm-9pm at my home in Uckfield.
Wednesdays 4pm - 9pm at my home in Uckfield.
Thursdays any time, either at my home in Uckfield, or at the student's home.
Fridays 4pm -9pm at my home in Uckfield.
Saturdays and Sundays - any time. At my home in Uckfield or I can travel to the student's home.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
Age 4 - 18. KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4 (GCSE), KS5 (A Level), 11+, 13+, Entrance Examinations.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
- Do you have a personal message for students?
I am a warm and friendly tutor who understands how important your work in English is. I plan engaging lessons that result in rapid progress and can offer you a service that suits you. I can offer for example, half hour sessions at reduced rates, group sessions or longer exam revision sessions. I am an extremely experienced teacher and have consistently been rated as 'outstanding' by the schools I have worked in and as 'exceptional' by the private students I teach. Contact me to discuss your situation and what I can offer.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have taught in several types of school and have significant experience of a number of exam systems. I have taught in state comprehensives, a state 'super-selective' grammar school and independent day schools. I have taught across all age ranges from KS1 - KS5. As Head of English and Drama department, I have been able to improve the teaching of English and Drama and dramatically improve outcomes for students. As Director of Gifted and Talented Students, I specialised in challenging the more able and empowering students to achieve more than they ever thought possible. I am a GCSE examiner for several boards including AQA. have enjoyed providing private tuition for many individuals over the years, both on a 1:1 basis and in groups.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
- Where and with whom did you train?
The University of Bristol.
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
The General Teaching Council.
The Institute of Chartered London Teachers.
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