David C

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£ 40.00-45.00 p/h

I am a Head of English and senior examiner with substantial experience of teaching and examining English Language at GCSE/IGCSE and English Literature at all levels. I tailor my lessons to meet the unique needs of each pupil and provide detailed marking and feedback for any work undertaken. I am an approachable tutor with a proven track record of helping pupils flourish by boosting their self-confidence, helping them to understand their texts and giving them a clear appreciation of just what the exam boards are looking for.

How would you describe your teaching style?

I am an encouraging and supportive teacher, always responsive to pupils' needs and informed by an insider's understanding of how to succeed in examinations. I enjoy one to one teaching and helping pupils develop the skills and understanding to maximise their potential, whatever that may be.

What qualifications do you have?

I have a BA (2.1) in English/History, a PhD in modern literature and a PGCE (secondary English).

Tell us about your experience...

I have been teaching for 24 year, the past 21 of them as Head of English at a medium sized co-ed independent school. For most of my teaching career I have also worked as an examiner and coursework moderator, covering most of the main exam boards at one time and another.

What locations do you tutor in?

I am located in Alton and happy to travel within a 10 mile radius of my home. Occasionally, by negotiation, I will journey a little further afield.

What is your personal message to students?

Whether you're aiming for top grades, pass grades or just struggling to meet your expectations and ambitions, I can help you to develop the confidence and understanding to push towards your goals.

CRB/Disclosure Certificate: Yes - CRB
Home-based tutor: No
Travelling tutor: 10 mile radius of Alton
Online tutor: No
Subjects: English GCSE
  English IGCSE
  English AS level
  English A level