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Lessons offered by Melissa
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Maths
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Arithmetic
  • Geometry
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • Diploma
  • Doctorate

Qualified Primary teacher offering to tutor children in all subjects in South Liverpool

Methodology

I teach mainly primary school level students but can teach certain subjects up to GCSE level. In my teaching, I use a range of different techniques including visual aids, concrete objects and songs /music to help my students to learn.

Experience

I am a qualified Primary teacher with experience across both the KS1 and KS areas. Experience of teaching the year 6 SATS curriculum along with teaching phonics for both year 1 phonics screening and year 2 common exception words screenin.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £5
Rate for online lessons : £20/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £80
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £180

Details

cancellation policy: Lessons cancelled more than 48 hours before lesson times will be at no charge . Lessons cancelled less than 48 hours will incur charges.

Lessons offered by Melissa
Individual
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Maths
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Arithmetic
  • Geometry
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • Diploma
  • Doctorate

Melissa's CV

Profile
I am a highly committed and passionate teacher who will go the extra mile to ensure all my students surpass their highest expectation; having experience teaching in KS1 and KS2. I have a wealth of experience in working with young people in a creative arts setting and I am currently helping to assist the choir in my placement school. I decided to train to be a teacher as I am dedicated to improving the quality of education in our schools and I believe that my effective classroom management and teamwork make me an excellent teacher.

Education
University: Liverpool Hope University University Of Ulster
September 2018 – July 2019 September 2013 – June 2016
Primary PGCE with QTS BMUS(Hons) Music Grade: 2:1

Secondary School: Assumption Grammar School
A-Levels: Sept 2011 – June 2013 GCSES: Sept 2003 – June 2008
Maths - B / History - B / Sociology - C 10 GCSE’s (Grades A – C)

Other qualifications: ROAR Mental Health training (2019); Hays Safeguarding training (2018); Autism awareness (2018); Pivotal behaviour training (2019); Prevent training (2019); ELKLAN speech and language training (2019), Asthma and allergy training (2019)

Music qualifications: Grade 5 Piano- Pass Grade 5 Theory- Merit DipLCM- Approved
Grade 8 Acting solo- Merit

Work experience (non-school)
Vocal coach/Musical Director:
Patrician Youth club, Downpatrick (January 2018- July 2018)
Job roles and responsibilities:
• Teaching the correct singing techniques to students
• Helping them prepare the music for their shows
• Using vocabulary specific to singing
• Inspiring and motivating children to reach their full potential
Singing teacher
Melissa Poland Music/ GH Music
Newcastle/Downpatrick (June 2012- August 2018)
Job roles and responsibilities:
• Teaching the correct singing techniques to students
• Helping them prepare for exams in accordance with an exam syllabus
• Using vocabulary specific to singing
• Liaising with parents, preparing reports and having progress meetings with them
• Inspiring and motivating children to reach their full potential
• Administering practice tests and marking them accordingly
Voluntary experience (Non-school based)
Teacher Training Work experience
Halebank C of E controlled Primary School: October 2018 - January 2019
• Year 1 Class including children with SEN
• Experience of planning, teaching and assessing and monitoring children’s progress against the National Curriculum levels.
• Experience teaching both core and foundation subjects
• Experience of attending staff meetings, interacting with parents and carers
• Experience of promoting inclusion and positive behaviour management
• Using the interactive whiteboard to prepare and deliver lessons

Oakfield Community Primary School: February 2019- July 2019
• Year 6 class
• Experience of planning, teaching and assessing a sequence of maths and English lessons in preparation for SATs.
• Planning and taking intervention groups.
• Volunteered to help with the school choir helping to prepare for their concert in July.
• Went on a residential trip to Winmarleigh hall with year 6.
• Using the interactive whiteboard to prepare and deliver lessons.
• Experience of statutory assessment for year 6
• Experience of how to aid the transition from KS2 to KS3

Skills and Qualities:
• Able to form strong relationships with children, parents and colleagues
• Excellent communication skills with children, parents and colleagues
• Able to work under pressure and prioritise tasks according to the importance
• Strong planning and organisational skills
• Able to show initiative in all situations
• Excellent team member and leader
• Able to compromise and make decisions
• Effective classroom/behaviour management
• Knowledge of the curriculum and the teaching standards
• Excellent subject knowledge
• Passionate and engaging personality
• High expectations for all pupils
• Adaptability

Hobbies and interests:
My main hobby is performing in Musicals, which I have been taking part in since I was 8 years old. Additionally, I am a trained singer and have been training children to sing since 2013 as well as being trained in playing the piano. Furthermore, a few years ago I choreographed a production of ‘Joseph and his amazing technicolour Dreamcoat’ for my local musical theatre society.

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