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Neil
« You will be hard pushed to find a more empathetic, considerate, patient & enthusiastic tutor than Lucy. Her love of her subject & life & learning in general shine through & any tutee cannot help but be inspired to greater heights by such positivity. »
£30/h
1st lesson free!
Profile and degree verified
Response Time 23h
Lessons offered by Lucy
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Psychology
Levels
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate

Qualified Lecturer specialising in Psychology, English, Maths and skills for further education.

Methodology

A happy student is a successful learner!
I am a lecturer who has previously taught students at level 1 to level 4. I believe in interactive methods of teaching, incorporating digital teaching methods where ever possible. Rapport will be created to ensure that the lessons will be based on the students needs and desires.

Background

I have been lucky to have experienced a great deal of varied and diverse teaching experiences. I have taught students in one to one situations as well as small and large groups. I focus on the needs of the learner allowing them to fulfil their potential.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £5
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £120
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £240

Details

Travel costs are dependent on the distance.
I am willing to offer group bookings for a discounted price.

Lessons offered by Lucy
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Psychology
Levels
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate

Lucy's CV

I am a highly committed and driven teaching professional with an exceptional understanding of pedagogy. I have successfully taught a broad spectrum of diverse and differentiated learners at different levels of education. I am confident in responding to learners needs enabling them to develop holistically and to reach their unrealised potential. I am a reflective practitioner with excellent organisational and planning skills that realises the importance of collaboration; to generate new ideas and share best practice, I have previously been chosen for best practice. I am innovative and I enjoy introducing new technologies into the classroom. I have a natural ability to inspire learners to fulfil their potential and I understand the importance of rapport and student engagement, communication and empathy. While recognising and advocating the importance of pastoral care in a learner’s journey. I am looking to further my career and I would welcome the opportunity to be part of successful and supportive team.


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

January ’15 – August ’16 Lecturer Gower College Swansea
I began my employment at Gower College while on placement as part of my PGCE qualification and my contract was extended. I was responsible for delivering lectures to a variety of learners in a way that inspires and motivates them to continue with their education and fulfil their potential. I have gained valuable experience in all aspects of lecturing across a broad spectrum of education levels for differentiated learners.


Provided guidance and feedback to learners to help them strengthen their skills and knowledge base
Created schemes of work and assessment criteria.
Developed skills in maintaining high standards of achievement, behaviour, discipline and punctuality amongst learners
Planned and prepared sessions and relevant practical activities.
Provided mentoring advice and support to learners
Organised and implemented schemes of work.
Gained invaluable experience in pastoral care and safeguarding
Developed skills in session planning and assessment.
Developed excellent time management skills to ensure targets are met and plans completed efficiently
Used mobile technology in teaching sessions.
Involved in devising future plans to remain student focused with an awareness of curriculum and sector developments
Involved in team activities and learner development.
Willingness to take responsibility for the quality of teaching delivered and make necessary changes to improve quality and maintain high standards
Carried out departmental administrative tasks.
Assessed learning through a range of assessment techniques
Invigilated exams and marked exam papers.
Presented information for EV visits
Participated in interviewing potential students.

• Level 1 - BTEC Vocational Studies
• Level 2 -Skills for Studying – Psychology, Psychopathology & Social Psychology
• Level 2 Pre-access - Progression to Study & Numeracy
• Level 2&3 - BTEC Applied Science
• Level 3 -Access to Higher Education -Law & Business
• Level 3 - CACHE Children’s Care Learning Development
• Level 3 - Access to Higher Education (Access to Nursing) – Health Care & Research Project

July’11 – December ’13 Volunteer Barnardo’s Cymru

I gained invaluable experience volunteering I achieved the highly commended Marsh Trust Volunteer of the Year Award 2013 for Wales. I gained the award by managing the ‘Icon Project’ for Barnardos Young person’s group on behalf of the Arts Council of Wales. Barnardos young person’s group was a diverse group of 10-19 year olds with differing needs that required support, and guidance in developing to fulfil their full potential. I also volunteered within the Positive Parenting Team and helped to deliver parenting classes to parents.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
• 2017 MsC Psychology of Mental Health London Metropolitan University
• 2015 PGCE - Distinction University of South Wales
Action Research Project: ‘How do I support my level 3 childcare students to develop their study skills more effectively?’
Courses Taught: Level 3 -Access to Higher Education (Nursing Health & Social Care), Level 3 - BTEC Health & Social Care, Level 2&3 - CACHE Children’s Care Learning Development.
• 2014 Honours Degree in Psychology - Second Class University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Project: ‘The impact of Academic Social Media Groups on Stress and Anxiety of Academic Study’
• 2011 Access to Humanities – Distinction Neath Port Talbot College
English, History, Law, Communication, Research, and IT

Additional Training
• Reviewing approaches to delivering the BTEC level 2 (NQF) in Applied Science, Principles of Applied Science (2015)
• Grading for Tutors New to Access, Agored Cymru (2015)
• iPad for Teaching ,Virtual College (2015)
• Working with Young People – Level 4, University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Positive Parenting & Volunteer Training Course Assertiveness and Conflict Training
Safeguarding Training & Working in Group Training
Volunteering in Groups Training & Mentoring Skills
Health and Safety Training & Advocate Training
Equality & Diversity Training & Advocacy Tools Training
Managing Challenging Behaviour Training & Hidden Sentence Training
Communication and Anti Discrimination Practice & Lucy Faithful Foundation – Stop it now Training



2 reviews on Lucy
  • 5/5

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2 recommendations

N
Neil

You will be hard pushed to find a more empathetic, considerate, patient & enthusiastic tutor than Lucy.
Her love of her subject & life & learning in general shine through & any tutee cannot help but be inspired to greater heights by such positivity.

D
Dean

Lucy is a hardworking, dedicated and conscientious tutor/teacher who forms excellent relationships with her students whom she always puts first. She has excellent subject knowledge and lots of good quality teaching experience. I thoroughly recommend her to any potential tutee.

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