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£30/h
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Lessons offered by Tracey
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • English
  • Reading
  • English Literature
  • Essay Writing
  • Functional Skills
  • Critical Thinking
Levels
  • All Levels

PGCE English/Academic Skills teacher, Canterbury, experienced with SEN/dyslexia offering tailored tutoring

Methodology

I tailor my tutoring to the needs and requirements of each tutee working with strengths and facilitating development of new skills and abilities needed to achieve the tutee's required grades and outcomes. I listen, evaluate then plan before guiding my tutee.

Background

I am a qualified teacher of 10 years, tutoring many children and young people at KS 2/3, Functional Skills, GCSE, A Level and as undergraduates in English, Critical Thinking, and Philosophy. My students have achieved their goals and I have taught these subjects at KS, GCSE, A Level and undergraduate levels.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £30/h

Details

£25 Key Stage, £30 GCSE, £35 A level, £40 Graduate, £35 SEN

Lessons offered by Tracey
Individual
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • English
  • Reading
  • English Literature
  • Essay Writing
  • Functional Skills
  • Critical Thinking
Levels
  • All Levels

Tracey's CV

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Professional Membership:
Society for Education and Training Membership no: AF007097
Associate of the Dyslexia Guild ADG FE/HE Guild no: 25180
Education:
2009 – 2011 Southampton University PGCE 2011
1993 - 1995 Bradford University MA Applied Social Studies 1995
1986 - 1989 University of Leeds BA (Hons) Philosophy 1989
1985 - 1986 Joint Matriculation Board Joint Matriculation Uni Access
1984 – 1985 Orpington College A Level: English
1979 - 1980 Orpington College RSA Secretarial Certificate
1974 - 1979 St Bernadette’s School O Levels: Eng Lang & Lit, RE, Biology
Training:
2015 Trainer Training – Steps to Wellbeing Recovery Education Centre
2014 Health & Safety, Safeguarding & Equality & Diversity Dorset Skills and Learning
2013 Dyslexia, Asperger’s & Klinefelter’s Training Bournemouth University
2013 Dyslexia Research Seminar. Crisis and Suicide Trng Bournemouth University
2013 L3 Certif. Assessing Vocational Achievement Bright Training
2012 Arts Awards Coordinator Trinity College London
2012 Dragon, Read & Write and Inspiration Open University
2012 Coordinator Bronze & Silver Arts Awards Arts Awards HQ, London
1996 Project Management British Health Foundation
1994 Philosophy for children Edinburgh University
1993 Counseling skills. Leeds Training Centre
Interests: Music, comedy, reading science fiction, films, walking, swimming & yoga
Employment:
Jan’17-Apr’17 PSRE Cover Talbot Heath School
July’15 – present English KS2-A Level, Phil/RS GCSE/A Level & SEN Tutor Self Employed
I tutor children and young people with Dyslexia, ASC, Bipolar and ADHD tailoring my tuition to the individual’s needs using personalized strategies. Teaching AQA 8700, 8702 GCSE & Cambridge I/GCSE.
July’15 – Sept’15 EFL Teacher Kaplan International
Oct’13 - July’17 City & Guilds Entry to Adv English Tutor Dorset Adult Skills & Learning
Teaching Functional Skills and ESOL to Adult Learners
Feb'13–present Study & Academic Skills Tutor Self Employed
I tutor university students receiving DSA with special educational and mental health needs. I work with students to develop their own independent learning skills, strategies and confidence. I have knowledge and experience of Dragon, Read and Write, Inspiration
Nov '12-Feb ‘14 Learning Support/Mentor/Invigilator Bournemouth University
I work with uni students in receipt of DSA taking notes and working with specialist software & as a mentor. Working in the ALS department of the Uni has helped me develop skills in facilitating personalized learning strategies. I have received training & research updates on Splds & the effect that a number of syndromes & mental health conditions have on a student’s study. I also worked as an invigilator over these 2 years
Jan’12-persent Coordinator for the Arts Awards Self Employed
Assessor, tutor and facilitator of projects that are learner directed and tailored to learners’ needs
July'13–Aug'13 Teaching EFL HE Adults Capital School of English
I worked with students from around the world teaching EFL and tutoring individual students. I have developed skills in teaching academic and study skills to HE students and continue to improve my own skills in differentiated teaching and gain insights into the methods and skills needed to develop students’ self-directed learning. I also undertook a small piece of research into e ILPs at the School


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Apr'11 - July'13 Teaching 15 – 19 yrs/Adults Richard Language College
Teaching Efl and academic skills to post graduate learners (summer and holiday months)

Sept'10-Jun'12 Lecturer A Levels Wiltshire College Salisbury
Teaching and Tutoring the following A level subjects: Philosophy, Critical Thinking, Government and Politics. I have experience of the AQA syllabus and teaching challenging students - managing behaviour, tutoring & guiding young people with SEN through the syllabus and transition from GCSE to GCE

Sept'10-Jun'12 Lecturer Philosophy Pelham’s Community Centre
I taught Philosophy & Critical Thinking to adults in the Community. This teaching experience helped me to be more creative in teaching and discover different ways of communicating abstract ideas

Summer 2010 Teaching EFL 14 yrs + Europa, Bournemouth
Teaching EFL and working with the 14-19 age group towards Trinity Spoken exams and developing language skills. This work has helped me gain further experience & knowledge of activity based teaching and learning

2009 - 2010 Lecturer A Levels Bournemouth & P College
Teaching and tutoring learners for the AQA Philosophy A Level. At the college I developed skills teaching with the VLE, on presentation and student profiles. I also updated Word, PPt and Excel skills

2005 - 2009 Volunteer Parent Support Dyslexia Orgs Bournemouth
Supporting other parents with children diagnosed with Dyslexia

2000 - 2005 Volunteer Counselor Parenting Orgs Bournemouth
Working with other parents with children with co-occurring conditions

1996 - 2000 Project Coordinator Mums on the Move, Leeds
Working as a volunteer and developing skills and experience running a walking project involving managing volunteers and marketing

1994 - 1996 Information Worker/Researcher Children's Rights Unit, SCF Leeds
I developed my skills and experience in research and information gathering while researching Children & Young People's rights and participation. I also gained a greater understanding of children's views and perspectives. I also gained skills in teaching Philosophy to Children

1990 - 1994 Equal Opportunities Officer Leeds City Council
As an Equal Opportunities Asst. and acting up as Community Liaison Officer in the Equal Opportunities Unit at Leeds City Council I gained skills and experience in: staff and management training; supporting community representation and counselling staff; carrying out council policy/political decisions; events management and Budget control; management of Admin; staff and time management and planning

1982 - 1990 Secretary EMAP London, ASDA HQ Leeds
I worked in various roles as a secretary and as a PA, using shorthand, audio, wp and administration skills

References

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