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Maria A

Responds in
< 12HR
£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.

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.

Celeste C

Responds in
> 24HR
£50 / hour
4 years

Hello, I’m a graduate of Brunel University with a BSc in International Business. I teach Maths, Economics and Business studies and have taught over 100 students covering ages 11-21. I’ve been teaching for the last four years throughout my studies. I am young, fun and friendly, keeping my lessons relatable and engaging for my students. I focus on applying knowledge to exam technique as this can sometimes be the most challenging part of the course! I make sure to spend plenty of time showing students how to plan answers to achieve maximum marks - I have a brilliant structure which students can easily use for any essay based questions. I tailor my tuition to suit the student, maintaining a comfortable pace whilst challenging the student to reach their full potential and build confidence in the subject. It's important to keep lessons fun so I use a range of activities and "real life" examples relating to the course to make sure the student can enjoy learning the subject as much as possible.

Jacob H

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

Hi, I'm Jacob, a graduate with a first class degree in History and a strong background in Maths with an A* at A-Level and a prize in Further Mathematics. My History experience focuses on modern imperial history and I have a strong foundation of many of the GCSE and A-Level History topics. At heart I'm a very curious person with a strong interest in all of the subjects I tutor. I’ve always found it rewarding to be able to help others; over the years I’ve gravitated towards teaching roles, whether it be tuition in school or coaching on the sports field. During my GCSE years, I offered one-to-one Maths mentoring to struggling students aged between 12 and 14. One a weekly basis I spent fifty minute periods working through problem questions and explaining core concepts with pupils. Whilst at University, I also spent time tutoring and providing university admissions assistance. I am proud to say that many of the students that I tutored achieved their subject and university admissions goals. It’s inspiring to be able to help someone else achieve their goals, so when I tutor I aim to take pupils through what they have accomplished, and what could be improved. This way, students become more aware of how they have developed over the course of the lessons, hopefully adding to confidence in their abilities.

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.

Alison A

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

I have tutored A level Economics in Twickenham for all boards, including IB. Tutoring Experience: Economics A level all boards tutoring. Tutoring Approach: Well structured to meet individual needs in line with keeping up to date with subject syllabus . Also ability to put nervous pupils at ease and build their self-confidence, to achieve their goals. Hello! I am a mother and have worked in the city and blue chip companies for nearly 30 years. I have a business studies qualification specialising in finance and procurement. I am also a part time swimming teacher and fully CRB checked. I did Economics A level and have been tutoring for years. I get good results. Over my 30 year career I have worked for Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley , European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Cable and Wireless and British Airways.

Richard F

Responds in
< 24HR
£50 / hour
10 years

I am a passionate, enthusiastic and highly skilled teacher of History and Politics with an impressive depth of knowledge and ten years teaching experience at key stages 3/4 & 5. I am also experienced in teaching Sociology at KS4. I've been a History teacher in London schools for the past 10 years, delivering all aspects of the History curriculum from KS3-KS5. This has included being fully responsible creating whole schemes of work at GCSE and A level. During this time, I have also been central in the setting up and running of a Government & Politics department. I have also been responsible for the creation and teaching of new GCSE sociology scheme of work. I have a proven ability for supporting students at KS4 and 5 across a range of exam boards. I'm very experienced in understanding curriculum content and the skills required for pupil success. This includes understanding the demands of the new GCSE curriculum and the new linear A levels. My main aim when teaching is simply to ensure that a student should leave my lessons with a greater knowledge and understanding of the subject and an increased confidence in their own abilities. I have always found that the best teaching should be a conversation between student and tutor, with the student always taking an active role in their learning. I am highly adept at creating lessons, which are varied and engaging but also structured and targeted to reflect the needs of the student. I am committed to promoting active learning, whilst imparting knowledge, creating understanding and improving results.

Caolan B

Responds in
> 24HR
£30 / hour
1 year

I'm a freelance tutor with a first class honours degree in English Literature from Goldsmiths University. I tutor in all things English, from GCSE to degree level, essay writing to exam preparation, Shakespeare to Salman Rushdie. I am an enthusiastic teacher with a real passion for my subject. Whether it's help with homework, revision for a degree level exam or anything else, I aim to work around the specific needs of my students to provide them with the tools needed to succeed on their own. All of my past students have managed to boost their grades considerably during their time with me, some of whom achieving A's / 7-8s, and others achieving the necessary grades to move on to their specific A Level / university courses. I'm available most evenings. Please don't hesitate to get in touch!

Dominic R

Responds in
< 12HR
£50 / hour
6 years

I am a trained professional physicist, having studied at both undergraduate and graduate levels at two of the worlds leading universities, and currently working as a radiotherapy physicist in an NHS hospital cancer treatment centre. I have 6 years experience in tutoring in physics and mathematics one-to-one and in small groups, with students of primary school age through to university undergraduates. I also have one year of experience working as a TEFL (teaching English as a foreign language) instructor to Japanese students. As a professional physicist I am highly skilled and knowledgeable not only in physics, but also mathematics, statistics, computer programming and IT systems. I take a keen interest in all areas of science, and can confidently tutor in all of these subjects up to A-level. I have always been fascinated by science, and as a high school student was initially interested in studying medicine. Unfortunately, I found myself feeling faint at the sight of blood and guts, and doubts as to my suitability for the profession began to creep into my mind. I had an amazing physics teacher at A-level, who inspired me to instead pursue physics at university. I excelled in my undergraduate studies and then progressed on to PhD level overseas, where I undertook fundamental research in experimental nuclear physics. This involved smashing atoms together using a particle accelerator in order to understand the properties of nuclear matter, reactions such as nuclear fusion and nuclear fission, as well as to synthesise new 'superheavy' chemical elements that do not exist in nature! Funnily enough, my experience working with particle accelerators, electronics, and radiation detector technology lends itself very handily to working in the healthcare sector, both in the treatment of cancer using high energy X-rays, and in various diagnostic imaging techniques using both ionising and non-ionising radiation. So I have now come more or less full circle from my high school ambitions to work in medicine, except now I get to avoid the blood and guts! During my GCSE years, in fact I really didn't enjoy physics due to poor teaching at school, and strongly considered not taking the subject at A-level- I only did so reluctantly in the belief that it would aid my application for medicine. Without the excellent teaching that was provided by my A-level teacher, I am sure I would have followed a very different and perhaps less satisfying path. When I tell people I am a physicist, I often receive replies of 'Oh wow! You must be so smart!' Many people struggle with physics and maths in school, and are highly intimidated by the subject. What if I told you that physics, based upon the fundamental rules of nature, is in fact the easiest subject in science? It is my goal as a tutor to transform their perception of physics from an intimidating subject that must be endured throughout school and then never thought of again, to a way of thinking and a toolbox of skills that will be useful for their future in many aspects of life. In tutoring in my subject I hope that I can instill a curious interest in the fundamental aspects of nature such as my favourite teacher did for me, as well as keeping my own understanding of physical principles and teaching skills sharp for use in my science career.

Spencer W

Responds in
< 12HR
£30 / hour
3 years

I am a respiratory physiologist working in paediatric medicine with a masters degree in Human and Applied Physiology from King’s College London. I also possess a first-class honours degree in Sport and Exercise Science. Between my two degrees I travelled to different parts of world to places such as the USA and Cameroon. This gave me the opportunity to learn about different cultures and a stronger ability to overcome challenges when they presented themselves. I am looking for tutoring opportunities across London in zones 1-6. While doing my undergraduate and masters, I have developed an in-depth knowledge and understanding of several scientific areas, with a focus on physiology. I believe that I can impart my enthusiasm for education and science on younger students and help them succeed academically. My mission is to make the goals that students are striving for a reality and see the success they have earnt take them to their chapter. I am very motivated, driven individual and I will work to ensure each session is beneficial bringing the goals set out closer to fruition.