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£30/h
1st lesson free!
Tutor profile verified
Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Sarah
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • English
Levels
  • All Levels

Very experienced qualified teacher in Berkshire, able to teach English, Maths, functional skills and alternative curriculum

Methodology

I try to be as creative as I can with my lessons, I believe that everyone can learn, it is more about how that learning takes place. I avoid using textbooks and worksheets as much as possible and try to tailor my lessons to the learners interests

Background

I am a qualified teacher, originally working in the mainstream middle school system who moved in special and alternative education 10 years ago, I specialise in working with excluded and vulnerable young people of all ages, helping them to achieve and be successful

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £30/h
Lessons offered by Sarah
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • English
Levels
  • All Levels

Sarah's CV

Profile

I am a fully qualified teacher who is specialised in the area of Alternative Provision and extensive experience of working for a LA. I was the designated safeguarding lead for a number of years which included dealing with disclosures, training staff, making appropriate referrals, supporting staff in all areas of safeguarding, advising external colleagues, maintaining records, policy development and implementation, multi-agency working and being part of CIN meetings/CP conferences. I have experience of line managing teams of staff including teachers, teaching assistants, EWE co-ordinators and administrators. Most recently I have sourced, co-ordinated and managed alternative provision for statutory age young people who have been or at risk of exclusion. I was also responsible for the Elective Home Education monitoring (including visits for high risk families and the oversight of those carrying out the visits) and organisation of Home Tuition.


Director of Education Consultancy
February 2016 – present
Offering support and advice to Schools, professionals, young people and families in the following areas:
• Exclusions
• Alternative Provision
• Safeguarding
• Behaviour management
• Pastoral Care
• Home tuition
• One to one and small group teaching
• SEND

Currently teaching individuals and small groups for an independent provider and a LA as part of ongoing support

Year 6 teacher (one week placement)
• Teaching English and Maths to a Year 6 class, plus mentoring and behaviour support to Key stage 3 pupils
Alternative Provision Leader
September 2014 – December 2016
• Liaise with and advise senior leaders in schools, external agencies, the LA, AP providers as well as vulnerable young people and families across the key stage
• Organise, source, manage and monitor AP placements, both within the LA and externally with other LA’s and independent providers
• Responsible for Child Protection – Designated Safeguarding Lead
• Deputise for Strategic Lead for AP
• Lead and attend multi agency meetings
• Line manage and deploy staff
• Oversight and advisor for Elective Home Education
• Refer to and work closely with other agencies and professionals
• Part of panel considering tenders for commissioning of AP

Senior Teacher with TLR for AP
September 2013 – August 2014
• Deputised for Head of key stage 1-4 PRU
• Liaised with senior leaders, other professionals, young people and parents
• Specific responsibility for all aspects of AP
• Teaching of small groups
• Responsible for Child Protection – Designated Safeguarding Lead


Pupil Referral Unit Teacher in Charge (one year contract)
September 2012-August 2013
• Teacher in Charge of Key Stage 3 & 4 PRU, with all related responsibilities
• Line management of teachers, teaching assistants and administrators
• Designated Safeguarding Lead





Co-ordinator for Alternative Provision, Teaching and Support Services
September 2006– August 2012
• Co-ordinated part time provision for key stage 4 young people who were permanently excluded or at risk of permanent exclusion
• Line managed staff
• Liaised with professionals from schools, colleges and external agencies
• Devised programme and curriculum
• Reviewed programme

Other Teaching experience

PPA Cover supply teacher, (Part time)
January 2006 – August 2006

PRU Supply teacher, (Part time)
January 2006 – August 2006
Year 5 teacher and Head of MFL
September 2002 – December 2005



Qualifications

• PGCE (Primary) 2002 Canterbury Christchurch University
• BA Hons (2:1) Psychology 1998 University of Wales, Swansea
• A Levels Sociology, French, English 1995 Charters School, Sunningdale
• GCSEs (9) 1993 Licensed Victuallers School, Ascot


Other Training

• Currently taking Level 2 in Counselling Skills
• Auto injector and asthma training February 2018
• NSPCC Child protection in schools online course November 2017
• Level 2 Award in IAG October 2017
• Emergency First Aid at Work September 2017
• PREVENT e-learning course April 2017
• Level 1 Safeguarding April 2017
• Designated Person for safeguarding and child protection October 2015
• Data Protection 2015
• CAF 2014
• First Aid at Work 2014
• Level 2 Health & Safety 2011
• Team Teach 2011
• Various behaviour management courses
• ASDAN


Skills/experience
• Safeguarding
• Pastoral Care
• Behaviour Management
• Alternative Provision
• Multi agency working
• Line management
• BESD
• ADHD
• ASD
• ODD
• Mental health
• All key stages
• Classroom management skills
• Organised
• Communicator
• Problem Solving
• Patience


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