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Neil P

£40 / hour
6 years

I left teaching after working in London colleges for Further Education to start a new career in marketing and advertising. My last teaching post was at Kingston college where I was Senior Lecturer. I taught on a variety of courses and syllabuses. My work stretched across GCE's, BTEC and a number of other vocationally-oriented syllabuses which contained English / Communications as an integral module. During my marketing career at a number of independent and global companies (Havas, WPP and Publicis) I had board responsibility for agency new business and was instrumental, over several years, in winning major brands' new accounts. Having worked in the industry and seen many changes over the years, I became interested in helping younger, aspiring workers to build their confidence -- both at interviews and in their workplace roles. As a result, I initiated and ran a periodic series of 'lunchtime programmes' to help new joiners and young (mostly!) marketeers to become more proficient and confident in their spoken English and written skills.

Maria A

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< 6HR
£50 / hour
10 years

I am a highly experienced and friendly 11+, GCSE and A-Level tutor. I have been preparing students for exams for nearly a decade and have learnt what how to help each individual succeed. I have also taken a lot of exams myself during my career in NHS Child and Adolescent psychotherapy and research so I know from my own experience what it takes to excel. My experience of working as an NHS Child and Adolescent psychotherapist means that I am highly experienced in working with teenagers who are finding it hard to focus or are feeling lost or demotivated in relation to their work. I have tutored throughout my career, working with primary school students, and preparing students for 11+ and 13+ entry, GCSEs, A-Levels and university exams. I have an excellent track record of supporting students to raise their grades for public exams. I really enjoy working with children from Key stage 1 all the way up to degree level. I have a great deal of experience working with children who have Special Educational needs, ADHD and ASC. I have also worked as a school based English, Psychology, History and Politics GCSE and A-Level tutor. I have led full courses in English GCSE, R.E. GCSE and Psychology A-Level. I have much experience of supporting students to write UCAS statements. I have been trained by University admissions teams to know how students can get Russell Group university offers. I am an experienced proofreader and have worked with many people to help them improve their written English for undergraduate and postgraduate level submissions. I have an excellent track record of supporting students to improve their performance at 11+ and to raise their grades, often by multiple grade boundaries. My experience has taught me that three factors are crucial to helping students excel: Firstly, the student must have complete clarity about what course content they need to learn and what exam technique they need to use to get them the maximum marks. Secondly, students must feel interested in, and connected to, the course content they are learning. My own enjoyment of my studies allowed me to get a First in my degree and to attain 297/300 in my Psychology A-Level and 295/300 in my Politics A-Level, and so I always work to foster a real connection between students and what they are learning. Lastly, my experience of working as a Child and Adolescent psychotherapist also informs my approach to tutoring. I believe that child development and emotional factors like anxiety can really affect how well a student is doing. I have seen many times that if these difficulties can be understood, the barriers to a student`s success can be removed.

Louie F

£50 / hour
3 years

I am a youthful, energetic and charismatic, fully-qualified English teacher with an insatiable passion for educating. I have a wealth of experience from a diverse range of pupils of all abilities and adore teaching pupils of all ages and dispositions. I have 3 years experience working in High schools and in Primary schools in England, since completing the highly prestigious Teach First programme and qualifying with a PGCE from Sheffield Hallam University. I would describe myself as an extremely professional yet fun individual who highly engages pupils with a hands-on, interactive and enjoyable teaching style, in which I hope I can foster the same love of education from the pupils as I have myself, whilst pushing them to reach their ceiling potential. Furthermore, I believe that on top of the responsibility to bestow top-class knowledge on pupils, educators must be role-models who imbue pupils with appropriate life skills such as respect, humility, confidence and leadership. Whilst I am currently based in Nice, I am enormously passionate about travelling and relish the opportunity to work professionally in new and exciting parts of the world. I am also open to tutoring online.

Peter N

Responds in
> 24HR
£30 / hour
2 years

As someone with experience guiding students through activities that range from undergraduate Maths modules to choirs and orchestras, I have the patience and ability needed to connect with my students and find the best way to improve their understanding, tailored to them. My invested interest in both the sciences and the arts allows me to devise new ways of explaining various theories and find a common ground with students. My interests include composing, theatre, golf and rugby.

Lucy M

Super Tutor
Responds in
< 12HR
£30 / hour
13 years

I formally started teaching at age 17, when I began tutoring after school for children with English as an additional language. Over the ensuing 13 years I have taught individual classes, small groups, and classes of over 30; in homes, in tuition centres, at a refugee camp, and at a university, Al Quds College, in Amman, Jordan. In 2013 I gained a Trinity Cert TESOL qualification. Since then I have taught academic and creative writing at university level, as well as English literature up to GCSE, functional skills English, and both Verbal and Non-Verbal reasoning. From April 2016 until January 2018 I taught full time at a tuition centre which caters from children and adults with a diverse range of needs and goals. During this time, I specialized in teaching English from Key Stage 2 up to GCSE. I also focused on teaching Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning for 11+ preparation, and ESOL for both children and adults. I also took on a lead role in creating new teaching and learning resources and materials for the centre. Through Premier Learning I worked with a charity called VSE, which helps young people who have been excluded from school. I was very successful in getting through to these challenging students, and helping them to engage with their studies and achieve significant academic progress. I have a particular love of teaching Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. Helping a young person to see shapes in a different way, or to figure out techniques for solving coding problems is immensely satisfying, particularly when they are then able to confidently work through these problems on their own. In the last two years the majority of my students were accepted to their chosen schools - including one young man, from a refugee background, who is now attending Dulwich College on a full scholarship. My greatest expertise is in the teaching of grammar and vocabulary. At the tuition centre I was instrumental in preparing students for Key Stage 2 SATS. I have found that within schools, many teachers have a shaky foundation with which to teach the new SPaG syllabus, so very few of my students, for example, have been taught the difference between the Passive and Active voices in an accessible and memorable way. I have a great love for the workings of language and find it incredibly enjoyable to be able to pass that on to the people I work with. I also worked to improve the literacy levels of children who were new to this country, or had SEN needs or behavioural difficulties. I found it indescribably rewarding to help a young person overcome these barriers and engage with education. I am 30 years old and have been teaching for 13 years. I have two great passions: language, and sharing knowledge. I really love to learn new facts and concepts, or to explore new ideas, and then to discuss and share them with others. I also love the nuts and bolts of how language works, where it comes from, and how we use it. I really enjoy reading, and have very diverse and varied taste in books. I am interested in current affairs and culture, and I love quizzes and trivia games. I grew up overseas, as the child of a diplomat so I have had some very interesting experiences. I now live in Brixton with my sister, her boyfriend, and our cat, Leo. I rollerblade and I have a moped. I have a BA in English Language and Literature and am currently studying for a Masters in English Language and Linguistics.

Anastasia S

Super Tutor
Responds in
< 12HR
£40 / hour
4 years

I am an energetic and creative Masters-educated tutor with a passion for teaching. I started tutoring while I was in high school and focused specifically on CIE A-Levels as well as UCAS and Personal Statement advice. I successfully secured places in some of London's top universities and can help other students do so. I have 4 years experience tutoring and believe that my strength lies in forging personal connections with my tutees which helps me better understand their needs, not so long ago I was their peer meaning I can thoroughly emphasise with their concerns and struggles. To see the best results, I believe that study programmes must be tailored to each student, with realistic and achievable milestones and goals being outlined. So far, the students I tutored attained or surpassed their academic goals, achieving A's in the A-Level exams I tutored them for and securing places at top UK universities.

Mohamed A

Super Tutor
Responds in
< 6HR
£30 / hour
4 years

Hi, my name is Mohamed and I'm a graduate from UCL with a degree in Physics and I have 4 years experience tutoring A Level maths. Throughout my work as a tutor, I've noticed that many students lack the understanding of where certain concepts in maths that they learn in school come from, which in turn usually leads them to not being able to pick out important information in questions that they may find in their exams. This sets the foundation of how I approach tutoring. So I always take time to explain what the purpose is of performing a certain mathematical calculation. I also believe that its very important for students to be interested in the subjects that they're learning. I personally still love seeing how maths and physics is used in the real world and this is something I like to share with the students I tutor to help them develop an appreciation for the subject that they're learning.

Nora F

Super Tutor
Responds in
< 12HR
£70 / hour
15 years

Cambridge-trained polyglot and linguist, I am an experienced tutor and examiner. I revel in sharing my passion for language learning and guiding my tutees towards making progress and achieving results beyond their expectations, supporting them towards fulfilling their potential. Academic and cheerful, I am fully appreciative of the importance of providing each and every tutee with personalised learning experiences to make learning as enjoyable and impactful as possible as well as sustaining progress and motivation in the long-run. Working as an active committee member of the ALL London, I strive to keep my teaching skills and resources up-to date to provide my tutees with the best learning experiences possible. Currently tutoring at Westminster School, St Paul's Girls School as well as The Lady Eleanor Holles School, I deliver individually-tailored and personalised learning plans with guaranteed results for IGCSE French, German, Italian and Spanish. Preparing candidates for the IELTS, Fit auf Deutsch and CNED French and Italian is also an area I have developped expertise in. Formerly delivering the IB French at the best IB school in the world, my recent positions as an examiner for the IB and Cambridge International Examinations enable me to equip my candidates with solid exam skills boost their confidence with valuable insights.

Ifey F

Responds in
< 24HR
£40 / hour
3 years

I have three years’ experience teaching in one-to-one and group settings. I am a Cambridge university graduate with a degree in Classics, and prior to starting my own business, I spent two years teaching English as a foreign language in the French Caribbean and France. Passionate about the French language I am an advanced French speaker and am equally excited by Latin and all things relating to the ancient world. Working as a Latin summer school teacher, I was commended for my ability to pass on my enthusiasm for the subject to my students. I also have experience teaching performing arts, having run my own dance school when I was 16 years’ old. As a mentor, I enjoy developing individuals and set out to help people achieve their best. Having successfully been through 11+, 13+ and 16+ entrance exams, with an excellent academic record, and listed as one of Elle’s top female entrepreneurs under 30, I understand that success first begins with your state of mind. Alongside coaching students through their subjects, I work with them to develop their confidence and instil a belief that “they can”. Subjects I cover: • Latin: all levels to A-level • Classics: all levels to A-level • French: all levels to A-level • Government & Politics: all levels to A-level **** About Me I am a performing arts enthusiast and my debut play has been shortlisted for multiple awards. I train regular to help develop a winner’s mindset and recently completed my first half-marathon. In my free time, I can be found curled up with an ancient philosophy book, eating cake or travelling abroad.

Helen T

Responds in
> 24HR
£40 / hour
10 years

Outreach Teacher in ICT/Computer and Maths also VLE (Visual Learning Environment) Mentor. As an Outreach teacher I had to visit individual pupils home with my recourses and lesson plan to suite individual pupils in respect of their year group and condition. This involves maintaining appropriate confidentiality at all times with respect to the pupils and families with whom I come into contact during my work. Keeping daily logs, up-to-date files and accurate record of all contacts with pupils, school and families. I had to liaise as appropriate and under the direction of the outreach head, with other members of staff within and beyond the school. Participate in reviews and other professional meetings, as required. Moreover must follow and practice the Health and Safety at work Code of Conduct. As an onsite and outreach VLE mentor I had to be familiar with and up-to-date with the use of learning technologies, including use of the school VLE. I was responsible to motivate onsite learners and assist them with their VLE work in the classroom. Nov/2015 – Dec/ 2016 Supply Teacher Working as a supply Teacher at various educational institutions (including SEND) in primary, secondary schools and college: Dun Raven secondary school, Winchmore secondary school, Cumber secondary school, Mount Carmel Catholic College for girls, Gunnersbury Catholic Secondary school, Mount Grace secondary school, Abby Manor College, Harrow College, Family primary school, Queens park community secondary school, Phonix primary school, Phonix secondary school and Harlington community secondary school. Sep/2014 – July/2015 Right choice Independent Special School ICT teacher I am responsible for delivering lesson in functional skill ICT for learners at level 1 and 2. I also have to Plan, documents, and carries out daily lessons according to city and guilds scheme of work. Recognize the needs of individual students and group at large. Offers support as needed using flexible groups, workshops, and other differentiation models. Establishes consistent and logical limits, expectations, and classroom routines for students to allow for maximization of learning. Maintains an organized and inviting physical environment. Handles stressful situations with grace, patience, understanding, and flexibility. Prepare internal exams and mark learners work for the subjects that I am in charge. Negotiate on behalf of learners with other professionals, and writing learners performance for the purpose of reports. Attends, participates in, and contributes to in-service activities and staff meetings. I worked as a supply tutor at various educational institutions in primary, secondary schools and colleges covering for teachers as a Cover Supervisor and as a TA for Special Educational Need (SEN) department. Assisting SEN students needing various supports including Autistic, Disabled, slow-learning, Behavioral students on just one-to-one in the class, group and general class room teaching assistance. 21/09/2009 – 18/12/09: Latifiah Girls Secondary School ICT, Maths, Science and P.E Teacher also School Trip Co-Ordinator. I was responsible for delivering the above lessons, writing Scheme of Work and Lesson Plans. I also prepared internal exams, marking and writing reports for year 7, 8 and 9. 23/09/02- 30/06/2009: North London College Computing, Maths and Business Lecturer. I was responsible for delivering lessons in I.T./Computing and Business for learners at key skills, GCSE, A’ Level, access and Degree levels. I also taught professional courses such as IMIS all levels (Foundation Diploma, Diploma and Higher diploma). In order to teach I had to prepare lesson plan and scheme of work, also mark course works for the subjects that I was in charge.

Bill S

Super Tutor
Responds in
< 1HR
£50 / hour
30 years

At present in my early 50s, I began teaching, in a London tutorial college, straight after coming down from Oxford. A few years after that, I interrupted my teaching career to return to university to pursue doctoral research, but I continued to see a small number of private students throughout my time as a post-graduate student. Accordingly, I have somewhere in the region of thirty years’ experience of helping students to realise their potential and, quite often, to exceed their expectations of themselves. I teach a variety of subjects up to A-level and Degree Level including English Literature, English Language, Religious Studies and Philosophy. I also specialise in Pre-U English. Over my years in the profession, I have gradually added strings to my bow, supplementing English Language and Literature, the subjects on which I initially focussed, with several others, including History of Art, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Film Studies. In any given year, depending on the needs of the school at which I was teaching, perhaps two or three of these subjects would take precedence, with the result that I have a lengthy track record of delivering impressive grades in all of them. (Honesty dictates my acknowledging that it is a few years since I last taught Film, but, if anyone were to request my services in that area, I guarantee that I would quickly refresh my knowledge of the syllabus and familiarise myself with any new emphases introduced since my last spell as a Film tutor.) The following is a quotation from the reference supplied by the school from which I resigned last year, after twenty years as Head of English and de facto Head of Humanities, in order to focus on private tuition: ‘Bill’s main virtues as a teacher […] are his infectious enthusiasm for his subjects, his immense knowledge and erudition, his intimate familiarity with past papers and assessment criteria, his commitment to his pupils, his willingness to make supererogatory efforts on their behalf, his provision of extensive and meticulous course notes, and his generosity with his time.’

Evgenia M

Responds in
> 24HR
£40 / hour
3 years

A knowledgeable, positive, and patient PhD student and teaching assistant who beams enthusiasm for science. I am currently a third year biochemistry PhD student at UCL and Birkbeck University where I use electron microscopy to elucidate the inner life of the cell. As a teaching assistant/scientific demonstrator in Birkbeck, I help students grasp complex concepts and remember details through visualisation and examples. I obtained my BSc in Genetics from the University of York in 2016. As a part of my degree, I worked in biotechnology for a year where I helped design medication for challenging diseases, gaining practical experience and fresh perspectives. I am passionate about conveying the beauty of science to students, and I utilise a thorough, thoughtful, and intuitive approach. As a speaker manager of TEDx GoodenoughCollege 2017 and an assistant curator of TEDx UniversityofYork 2016, I know how to communicate ideas and ignite passion for a subject.