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Sheena Hanley

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Experienced tutor for adults & children - Currently tutoring online

Tutoring in English, History and Art! - Currently tutoring online! Qualifications: • MA (in progress) in Creative Writing • BA (Hons) English Language and Literature with Creative Writing • TEFL – in 120 hours Teaching English Teaching Experience • 6 Years • Across 4 countries worldwide • Classroom and interactive lessons • Structured lesson plans, assessments. • English & Swimming Tutor Experience • 2 year • English & Creative Writing Profile I have developed my early working path around a well founded work ethic and excellent client relations over my years in professional roles. I have 8 years professional experience across 5 sectors, including 5 years Teaching and 1 year in Journalism. During my professional career I have taught for two companies, across four centres providing me with an abundance of experience working with children and a deep understanding of learning techniques. Additionally I also have an understanding of the importance of relaying information to parents regarding progress to make sure all parties are up to date and in sync to a common goal. Other teaching experience includes having had the opportunity to teach English in three countries across the world as a TEFL English teacher. Aside from teaching English & Creative writing, professionally I create content for businesses in the form of social media content, articles, newsletters etc and teach aquatics. My strength in teaching lie within initially building a strong report with a child, from there I can then determine their strengths and weaknesses to focus my tuition on areas they are in need. To do this my method of teaching includes gently pushing academic boundaries to expand on their current knowledge whilst keeping the lessons informative and interesting. Outside of my professional life I am a family oriented person who regularly spends time volunteering for different charities.

£25Per hour
460Tutor score
538Students helped
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Bushra Ahmed

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Qualified English teacher & Entrance Exam Coach (7+|8+|11+)

Qualified Teacher, graded as ‘outstanding’ by the Institute of Education | Entrance Exam Coach | Education Consultant **Congratulations to my 2018 cohort who successfully gained entry to St Paul’s, Westminister, LEH, Putney and Tiffin! ** Choosing a tutor is an important decision. You want the very best for your child and the right tutor can harness their potential. Although new to this platform, I have worked with hundreds of students over the last decade. As a qualified English teacher I have an in-depth understanding of the National Curriculum. I trained at the world’s number one teacher training university, the prestigious Institute of Education in London. My mentor’s have described me as an ‘outstanding teacher who plans creative, engaging lessons and inspires students to achieve excellence.’ Approach Students exceed expectations when they are taught how great their potential is; I apply Prof. Dweck’s Growth Mindset to build students self-confidence. I have been successfully using this theory to plan my lessons for many years. Parents often tell me how much more enthusiastic, confident and engaged their child has become. I have a passion for literature and this is conveyed to all the students in my charge. Many of my GCSE students have gone on to study the subject at A-level. When meeting with a new student I assess their strengths, challenges and their learning style. I then create a bespoke learning plan which is mapped against desired targets. I use model answers, checklists and mastery marking to guide students to become independent learners. Entrance Exams I have coached students to successfully complete entrance exams at many independent schools across London and the UK. Many of my students also gain scholarships. I tutor for all aspects of 11+ and 13+ exams - English, Maths, Verbal and Non-verbal reasoning. Over the years I have crafted a wide range of resources to enable students to improve both their comprehension and composition skills. My specialist knowledge and resources have enabled me to maintain an impressive 100% pass rate. Interviews I have supported students preparing for interviews for independent schools and university. I have successfully coached students to gain entry to medical school, including preparation for the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI). University/Dissertation From planning stages to the final draft, I have supported students writing dissertations in various disciplines. I can assist with: all aspects of the planning process; the most effective way to structure an essay; and tips on how to write for academic purposes. I also offer a proof-reading service. Factfile - Over 8000 hours experience - Mentoring and tutoring for the last 10 years. - 100% achievement record. All my students reach (or exceed) their targets. - Successfully mentored students to gain 11+ scholarships. - Track record of helping to improve by two or more grades. - Successfully tutored students in the new syllabus to achieve Level 9. - I have a wide range of highly specialist resources. - Experienced in assisting students with SEN, including dyslexia and ASD. - Studied at the prestigious Institute of Education, London. - I apply the Growth Mindset to unlock student potential. - I use the latest research in pedagogy and child psychology to plan and deliver my lessons. - I am mentored by world-class English teachers and have been graded ‘Outstanding’.

£80Per hour
280Tutor score
742Students helped
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Nelma Antonio

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Enthusiastic and helpful Politics, History, psychology and English Tutor!

Experienced, friendly tutor and MA in International Political Economy from King`s College. I have hundreds of hours of tutoring experience from GCSE to Undergraduate level. I am a friendly and relaxed tutor who employs a methodical and tactical approach. I believe that my approach enables me to relate to my students and helps them to exceed their expectations when it comes to exams. During university I was the Head Learning Coordinator for the entry to university programme, Springboard. Here I mentored and guided a cohort of 30 pupils through their GCSE exam preparations. Since graduating in 2014 I have built up thousands of hours of tutoring experience both through face to face and online tuition. 7 plus and 11 plus: I have experience of assisting students with all elements of these admissions tests (English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning and Non Verbal Reasoning). I have successfully assisted students in gaining entrance to the following schools as of 2017: Haberdasher Aske’s St.Michael`s Grammar (Finchley) GCSE and A Level: I have worked with students from many Independent Schools as well as both Selective and Non Selective State Schools. Each of my students has achieved top grades with none gaining lower than a B at A Level and the vast majority outperforming all predictions. I have tutored my subjects for all main exam boards including WJEC and CIE at GCSE and OCR, AQA, WJEC and Edexcel at A Level. UCAS, Interview Prep: I have experience helping students work on their personalised statements as part of the UCAS process as well as successfully preparing them for University Interviews and Oxbridge Entrance Tests. My students have gained admission to the following Universities as of 2014: Oxford St Andrews Durham UCL Kings College London Queen Mary London School of Economics Edinburgh Loughborough Manchester Southampton Nottingham Bath Exeter University Students/Adult Learners: I have assisted students at university with essay refinement and dissertation preparation in a number of fields with recent topics including African Politics, Knowledge-based economies, BRICS and other emerging markets and military interventions. With Adult Learners I am happy to work through any topic area covered by my range of experience, and this can be tailored around the required intensity of academic rigour needed for the students personal interests/study. I am experienced working with students on the Autism spectrum and with students who have dyslexia and dyspraxia. My approach to tutoring is adapted to suit the needs and requirements of the individual. I will set my students homework between sessions, setting manageable homework, with adequate time for completion. I often ensure that I have a thorough undertanding of students work load, and will work with them to ensure that their time is being managed effectively. With younger students it is often the case of focusing in on elements of the entrance exams they are weaker with as many students score inconsistently across the four disciplines. Ideally tutoring should form part of a well-rounded curriculum which incorporates many elements such as sports/recreational activities, museum trips, reading around the subject all of which I will actively encourage during the lessons. I often like to give an indication of how long students would need tuition for. This is to ensure that dependancy on the tutor is discouraged and students are empowered to eventually take charge of their own learning. Tutoring sessions are varied and include learning, note taking, revision, discussion, exam technique and test questions. These are tailored to the individual student. I often get my older students to write responses and then show them ways in which the question could be answered or interpreted differently. This allows for increased dexterity therefore building confidence both for class work and examinations. With younger students lots of practice tests and mock questions form the main basis of enhancing their performance. Cambridge offer holder, I always push my students to reach the full height of their potential and it is this continual focus on improving which leads to my students outperforming their expectations and achieving consistently high top results. Please note that I am willing to travel to North, North West and West London

£30Per hour
380Tutor score
258Students helped
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