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Gordon
« He’s the kind of teacher that will touch your heart. One of the kindest, most honest and funniest tutors I have ever met in my 42 years of life. You will not be disappointed. »
£50/h
1st lesson free!
Profile and degree verified
Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Adrian
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Acting
Levels
  • All Levels

Specialist Drama and Theatre Studies tuition for GCSE and A'Level written coursework

Methodology

I'll make learning fun and challenging. I'll help you build confidence with written work through clear feedback, colour coded annotation and examples. I can support students up to post graduate level and I'll believe in you even when you don't.

Experience

I am a qualified Drama and Theatre Studies teacher with over ten years experience teaching and examining at GCSE and A'Level. Several of my students have gone on to work professionally in theatre and I also freelance in the industry.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £40/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £200
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £350
Lessons offered by Adrian
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Acting
Levels
  • All Levels

Adrian's CV

Personal Statement

I am proud of my work as a teacher and the achievements of my students. Highlights have included pupils obtaining 100% in practical exams at A’level, a GCSE class exceeding their targets by an average of two grades and a class of students reaching the top 10% nationally at AS level. There have been individual success as well with several students moving to careers in professional theatre productions in the Westend and on Broadway. However, some of my most rewarding work has been with students with low self-esteem or confidence and supporting pupils with learning difficulties. I have worked as an examiner for Edexcel and worked as both a head of department and lead teacher throughout my career. I am currently working freelance in film and theatre.

Key Skills and Experience
Over 15 years working with Children and young adults (ages 3-19)
Worked with the BSF committee (Building Schools for the Future,) designed and oversaw the installation of flexible learning environments to budget at S.T.S.
Oversaw the development of the Creative and Media Diploma for the Deal/Dover/Sandwich consortium
Organised, devised and managed Summer School Program
Wrote and devised schools winning Olympic School bid
Mentored PGCE and GTP Students as well as trained experienced teachers
Worked as Head of Department with line management responsibilities
Excellent motivator and team player
Obtained over £30,000 of funding for school projects between 2013-2014
Trained in pitching and presentation techniques
Excellent understanding of Microsoft Office
Good understanding of Apple Mac OS X operating system and software
Full UK Drivers license with no endorsements or penalties
Ran projects, whole school events and productions to budget
Organised over 20 trips and visits including risk assessment analysis
Student results as high as the 85 percentile nationally

Current Position

Producer and Dramaturg
Freelance. 2017-Date
Private Tutoring online and in person, offering support with both practical and written aspects of KS4 and KS5 examinations.
Workshop co-ordinator. Delivering bespoke training and workshops for children and adults for major clients in the Kent area. Participants range from 6 - 67 years old.
Production Management including work for KCC and the Kent School Games Cultural Celebration.
Video Producer for major clients in the Kent area including KCC, Art Galleries and major tourist attractions.


Previous Education Related Employment

Teacher of Drama and PSHE
Chatham and Clarendon Grammar School, Ramsgate, Kent 2015-2017
Planning and Delivery of Drama and PSHE (KS3 and KS4)
Established after school film and drama club
Shot and edited school Christmas videos
General teaching and mentoring responsibilities
Future course recruitment and retention

Teacher of Drama 2012-2015
Previously Lead Teacher Creativity
Sandwich Technology School, Sandwich, Kent 2006-2012
Planning and Delivery of Drama, Theatre Studies, Spanish, Media Studies, Animation and Creative and Media Diploma (KS3, KS4 and KS5)
Line managed and trained teaching staff including PGCE and GTP students
Successfully compiled bids and proposals for grants and competitions
Good results at GCSE and A’Level with some outstanding results at KS5
Directed several plays and shows including Playwriting Competition
Sixth Form and Vertical Tutor group pastoral activities
Planned and delivered assemblies, open day events, options evenings
Recorded and reported on student progress plus other school administration
Wrote, co-directed and advised on award winning film projects

GCE Theatre Studies Exam Associate
Edexcel Exam Group, Regional, Kent 2010-2012
Trained in exam moderation and standardisation
Corresponded with centres across the region to schedule exams
Carried out practical and written exam assessments
Standardised marks and reported back to Exam board

Teacher of Spanish Language and Performing Arts
Barton Court Grammar School, Canterbury, Kent 2005-2006
Planned and Delivered KS3/KS4 Spanish and KS3/4/5 Drama and performing arts
Co-directed school productions and events
Supervised students on trips including a one week visit abroad
General teaching responsibilities and administration

Teacher of Business English
London Studio, Budapest, Hungary 2003-2004
Taught English at intermediate and advanced level to business clients
Wrote and assessed mid-term and end-term tests

Drama Teacher
Dance Craze Academy, Budapest, Hungary 2003-2004
Taught drama skills to children aged 3-13
Co-directed/wrote annual production

Languages Centre Assistant
Languages Centre, University of Surrey, Roehampton, London 2002-2003
Developed and maintained website and LAN
Provided technical assistance with multimedia facilities
Assisted and supported EFL and foreign language students
Edited and managed on-line Spanish magazine

Video Yearbook Director
Blue Star Summer Camps, North Carolina, USA 1997-1998
Director of Video Yearbook for two summer seasons
Scheduled, organised and risk assessed shoots and field trips
Wrote and produced links and themes for promotional material
Directed other staff including yearbook team
Education

2006-2007 Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent, England
GTP (Graduate Teaching Programme) Specialising in English and Drama (Good)

1999-2003 University of Surrey, Roehampton, London, England
BA Hons Spanish Language with Theatre Studies (2nd Class Honours Upper Division)
Key modules included: Spanish Language and Grammar, One year international placement, Spanish history, Latin American Culture and Society, Spanish Culture and Society, Spanish Cinema, Theatre History, Community Theatre, Theatre Production, Directing for Theatre, Writing for Theatre, Political Theatre, Comedy

2001-2002 University of Mass Media, Barcelona, Spain
Photography (Distinction), Scriptwriting (Distinction), Directing (Distinction), Film Making (Distinction) History of Cinema (Pass), History of Art (Pass), E.N.G. - Electronic News Gathering (Merit), Infographics (Merit), Publishing (Merit)

2001 (Nov-Dec) University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Intensive Spanish Language Course (Distinction)

1988-1995 Dane Court Grammar School, Broadstairs, Kent, England
A’Level Computer Science, Theatre Studies, Art and Design
GCSE Maths, English Lit., English Lang, German, History, Dual Award Science, Art, Media Studies


Membership of Professional Bodies

Membership No. Enrolment Date
DfES (Department for Education and Skills) 05/15606 17/03/07
GTC (General Teaching Council) DD73070 01/09/05
NASUWT (National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers) 2246862E 01/09/06

5 reviews on Adrian
  • 5/5

All our ratings are collected by us and are given in confidence, they correspond to a real experience.

5 recommendations

G
Gordon

He’s the kind of teacher that will touch your heart. One of the kindest, most honest and funniest tutors I have ever met in my 42 years of life. You will not be disappointed.

T
Tom

If it were not for the tutelage of Adrian, I wouldn’t be currently staring in a major BBC drama that has been the most viewed in a decade.

J
Jack

A great teacher with a great sense of humour

Z
Zarak

Adrians excellent, personable approach made learning easy and fun and resulted in me exceeding beyond expectation. I have no hesitation in recommending Adrian whole heartedly.

M
Michael

Adrian is hands down the best tutor I have ever worked with - I trust him with my life.

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