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Elizabeth
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Elizabeth
« Lois is the perfect candidate for a tutor; not only is she dedicated and passionate about education, she has also proved herself as a successful practitioner. She has done this by building meaningful relationships with the children she is working with currently and has been praised by University Tutors for her teaching ability in both older and early years. Always eager to improve her professional development, no challenge is too big or too small for Lois. On a personal level, she is a kind, honest and caring person who is always willing to put others before herself. »
£15/h
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Lessons offered by Lois
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Academic tutoring
  • School support
Levels
  • Primary

MA Primary Education student-teacher providing additional support for primary studies. Specialising in Early Years and Upper Years.

Methodology

Hello!

My name is Lois, a 21 year old student teacher currently studying MA Primary Education with Religious Studies at The University of Edinburgh. I am in my 3rd year of my degree and have recently finished a year-long placement in a primary school in Edinburgh. The years I have the most experience in are Primary 1 and Primary 7, however I do not limit myself to this and am more than happy to accommodate to whatever level your child needs/do extra studies of my own to make sure I am able to support.

I am an enthusiastic student teacher who is very keen to support primary children outside of school in any areas they may need extra help in. I am happy to help with homework, reading, or generally tutor in a particular area. The lesson structure can be adapted to you and your child's needs and preferences.

When tutoring I love getting to know my students and find out what they would feel would make the lessons as fun and engaging as possible for them! As a student teacher I am fortunate in that I have many interesting resources available to me.

Background

I have been teaching in a Primary School for the last year on a year-long placement in Primary 1 and Primary 7.


This will be my first time giving formal lessons to children on a one-on-one basis. As a student teacher, I am used to giving lessons to a class of 25 or more children, and so am delighted I can also offer the opportunity for more individualised and personal learning.

I have had 4 teaching observations within the last year and all have been passed first time and satisfactory.

Prior to starting my teaching degree I have done English Literature tutoring at Secondary level in the past, as well as being a Sunday School teacher for 3-4 years.

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : £15/h
Lessons offered by Lois
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Academic tutoring
  • School support
Levels
  • Primary

Lois's CV

Ongoing: MA Primary Education with Religious Studies

Previous Qualifications:
A-Level
Religious Studies: A
English Literature: B
Music: C


GCSE
Religious Studies: A
Music: A
ICT: A
Maths: B
English Language: B
English Literature: B
French: C
Double-Award Sciences (Biology, Physics & Chemistry): CC
History: C

2 reviews on Lois
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Elizabeth

Lois is the perfect candidate for a tutor; not only is she dedicated and passionate about education, she has also proved herself as a successful practitioner. She has done this by building meaningful relationships with the children she is working with currently and has been praised by University Tutors for her teaching ability in both older and early years. Always eager to improve her professional development, no challenge is too big or too small for Lois. On a personal level, she is a kind, honest and caring person who is always willing to put others before herself.

Sam

Lois' attitude towards teaching is unlike anything I have seen in any teacher I have come across. She clearly has the best interests of every child she works with at heart, and presents herself in a way that is both welcoming and authoritative. The effort she goes to meet her pupils' needs is incredible for a student teacher, and most importantly, you can tell she genuinely enjoys working with children! I cannot recommend Lois enough.

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