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Lessons offered by Rachel
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • English
  • English Literature
  • Creative writing
  • Literacy
  • Poetry
  • Functional Skills
Levels
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level

Do you want to boost your skills and confidence? Need help with the 9-1 GCSE? Experienced English teacher and examiner available for online tuition.

Methodology

I provide one to one tuition in Secondary English & English Literature. I have a BA Hons in English with Education Studies, a PGCE qualification in English and a Masters Degree in Education.

All tutoring is specifically tailored to meet the needs of the individual to determine strengths, weaknesses and to set targets to progress. Lessons are interesting and engaging, ensuring that students develop the skills to become confident and independent learners. A variety of activities and resources are used including written exercises, reading responses, controlled assessment preparation and practice exams to encourage attainment.

Need help mastering skills in English? Want to improve your target grades?
I provide one to one tuition in Secondary English & English Literature. I can personalise your learning, help develop confidence and enhance key skills.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

I teach secondary school English. I specialise in GCSE English and GCSE English literature and IGCSE English and English literature. I also teach KS3 English and A Level.

- Tell me about your qualifications.

I have a BA Hons in English Literature from University of Plymouth.
A PGCE qualification in English from University of Exeter.
A Masters in Education - MEd in continuing professional development from the University of St Mark and St John, Plymouth

- How much do you charge?

I charge £25 per hour for a one to one lesson at KS3, GCSE and IGCSE levels. £35 per hour for a one to one lesson at A level.

An introductory lesson is FREE

I can teach group lessons of up to 4 students on the same subject area for an additional £10 per student on top of the initial £25 per hour.

- Where do you teach?

I can teach face to face in the local area to Torquay. However - I prefer to teach online, having taught all over the world including China and Abu Dhabi.

- When are you available?

I am available weekday evenings from 4pm-9pm and I also have availability at the weekends. I have extra hours available during the school holidays.

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

I teach all secondary school age groups from year 7 to year13. My particular focus is on GCSE and IGCSE students.

- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?

I prepare students for GCSE's in English and English Literature and IGCSE's in English and English Literature.

- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.

Most of all I enjoy helping students to reach their target grades and improve their confidence. Tutoring online means I can reach more students and use a number of different resources easily which was not always possible face to face. Students are more engaged, more focused and it is more convenient for all involved. I use a program called Webex which is a video conferencing program. I send a link to students for them to access the online classroom at the arranged time. Here there is an interactive whiteboard, chat box, video and audio conferencing as well as facilities to download resources like powerpoint, PDF and word documents of exam papers, reading material and writing examples. It is really easy to engage with and works well for the student and teacher.

- Do you have a personal message for students?

Tutoring can be really positive and improve both levels and confidence. All tutoring is specifically tailored to meet the needs of the individual to determine strengths, weaknesses and to set targets to progress. Lessons are interesting and engaging, ensuring that YOU develop the skills to become confident and independent learners. A variety of activities and resources are used including written exercises, reading responses and practice exams to encourage attainment. Ask me how I can help.

Background

I am a fully qualified, enhanced CRB checked, secondary school teacher of English with 17 years of experience in both teaching and private tutoring.
I teach English & English Literature at Key Stage 3, GCSE, iGCSE and A level, as well as Functional Skills English.
I am also an examiner for the main UK exam boards, including Edexcel, AQA, WJEC and Cambridge, examining both English and English Literature GCSE, iGCSE, Functional Skills English and AS Level. This gives me a clear understanding of the expectations of exam boards and exam papers.

I have been tutoring online for the past 3 years with a 100% pass rate with students gaining grades from A* to C grades. Last year students received grades ranging from GCSE 7 to GCSE 4.

- What kind of experience do you have?

am a fully qualified secondary school teacher of English with 18 years of experience in both teaching and private tutoring.

I teach English & English Literature at Key Stage 3, GCSE, iGCSE and A level, as well as Functional Skills English.

I am/have also been an examiner for the main UK exam boards, including Edexcel, AQA, WJEC and Cambridge, examining both English and English Literature GCSE, iGCSE, Functional Skills English and AS Level. This gives me a clear understanding of the expectations of exam boards and exam papers.

- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?

I have a current up-to-date DBS - enhanced- certificate

- Do you belong to any professional organisations?

I have been an examiner for a number of exam boards over the years - including Edexcel, Cambridge, WJEC and I currently examine for AQA.

- Tell me about some of your current students.

I have been tutoring students online for the last 3 years and in person since my first year of teaching in 2000. These students have come from all over the country, each with individual needs. Some of these students have needed the boost to get that all important 'C' grade, while others have strived to achieve an A or A*. This year I have even tutored a student who is home schooled - living in the Middle East and taking the IGCSE exam. I have a 100% pass rate - even with the new 9-1 grades last year - with students achieving grades from 4-7 and A* in IGCSE in the 2017 exams.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £25/h
Lessons offered by Rachel
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
webcam
Taught subjects
  • English
  • English Literature
  • Creative writing
  • Literacy
  • Poetry
  • Functional Skills
Levels
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level

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