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Andrew
« Sarah is a excellent teacher, results improved with her help. She was very calm and always explained clearly any questions I had, or if I was stuck on a particular topic would cover it in more detail. Thanks to Sarah, I got the grade I needed. »
£30/h
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Sarah
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • English
  • Reading
  • English Literature
  • Creative writing
  • Literacy
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • Diploma
  • Doctorate

Outstanding, Experienced English Teacher - PGCE qualified with over 10 years experience.

Methodology

I am calm, approachable and friendly, and I ensure that all resources are suitable for the student. My teaching has been graded as Outstanding, and I have lots of experience working with intervention with small groups. My results at GCSE level are excellent, with teaching that is tailored to the students’ needs.

Experience

I am a highly experienced secondary school English Teacher, with ten years’ experience, including middle leadership responsibilities for teaching and learning. I have experience of teaching Key Stage 3, and GCSE English Language and Literature. My teaching is graded outstanding.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £28/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £25
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £22

Details

If lesson is cancelled, less tha 24 hours in advance, then full fee will be applied.

Lessons offered by Sarah
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • English
  • Reading
  • English Literature
  • Creative writing
  • Literacy
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • Diploma
  • Doctorate

Sarah's CV

Personal Statement:
An experienced teacher, and school middle leader. Experience recruiting candidates for roles within current, and previous, employment, displaying a clear understanding of what makes a good candidate for different clients. Experience of presenting and training to all teaching staff. Over the past ten years, have built strong relationships with parents, as well as school staff. Experience of conducting performance management for staff, and meeting targets as a team, this includes monetary targets as well as KPIs.

Employment History:
• July 2018 – Present: Recruitment Consultant – Secondary Education at FRCE Recruitment Group
Full 360 Recruitment Consultant for secondary schools across South London. Responsibilities include liaising and negotiating with clients, for their recruitment needs. Also responsible for resourcing and interviewing candidates, and ensuring candidates are suitably qualified and complaint for roles. Had to ensure I worked towards weekly KPIs, and monthly and quarterly target budgets.
• January 2017 – August 2018: English Lead Practitioner at Northfleet Technology College.
Co-ordinated the teaching and learning of the English department, as well as the provision for learners with autism across the whole school. Quality assured lessons and progress across the department and school. Organised, and led, a series of training sessions for all teaching staff. Recruited and mentored new staff for the English department.
• January 2016 – December 2016: Lead English Teacher at Stationers’ Crown Wood’s Academy.
Led a team of English teachers. Conducted the performance management of the team members. Liaised with senior leaders regarding quality assurance of English lessons. Recruited staff for the department.
• January 2015 – December 2015: English Intervention Co-ordinator at Erith School.
Co-ordinated the intervention team, for pupil premium students, within the English department. Liaised with other leaders in the department, to ensure that intervention was targeted and appropriate for the students.
• September 2013 – December 2014: English Teacher at Bexley Business Academy.
Taught good to outstanding lessons to all year groups in the secondary range.
• September 2010 – August 2013: English Teacher at St Columba’s Boys’ School, Bexley.
Taught good to outstanding lessons to all year groups in the secondary range.
• September 2009 – August 2010: NQT English Teacher at Riddlesdown Collegiate, Croydon.
Taught English lessons to all year groups in the secondary range.

Education:
• The Open University (2016 – 2019): MA in Education (Leadership and Management). Predicted Grade: Pass
• University of the West of England (2008-2009): PGCE Secondary English. Pass.
• University of East Anglia (2005-2008): BA (Hons) English Literature and Philosophy. 2:2
• Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School (1998-2005). 3 A Levels (Grades: BBD). 1 AS Level (Grade D). 10 GCSEs, including English and Mathematics (Grades A*-C)

Summary of Skills:
• Competent use of ICT, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
• Experience of proofreading and editing documents.
• Leading staff, as well as being responsible for recruiting members of the department.
• Ability to multi-task, and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
• Planning and delivering presentations, and training.
• Excellent written and communication skills; including report writing and parent meetings.
• Undertaking professional development, and additional qualifications, outside of working hours.
• Reflective practitioner; always keen to take on advice in order to improve further.
• Adaptable and flexible; constantly adapting to the needs to students and staff, multiple times on a daily basis.
• Clear understanding of the skills required in order to be a good teacher, including keeping up to date on changes in education.
• Successful recruiter, meeting targets set.

Reviews on Sarah
  • 5/5

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1 recommendation

A
Andrew

Sarah is a excellent teacher, results improved with her help. She was very calm and always explained clearly any questions I had, or if I was stuck on a particular topic would cover it in more detail. Thanks to Sarah, I got the grade I needed.

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