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Miss Isabel Gillen-Smith

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£ 40.00-50.00 p/h

Hello! My name is Isabel. I have a wealth of experience in tutoring and believe that my strength lies in forging personal connections with my pupils, which helps me better understand their needs. I am passionate about creating value for students and clients. I enjoy the challenge of mastering any material I am faced with in order to deliver that information in the best way possible. I have the ability to adjust my communication style, listen effectively, and respect individual paces and learning styles. I look forward to hearing from you!

How would you describe your teaching style?

My tutoring style is, fun, effective, and productive. My teaching methods and styles are tailor made according to learning styles, strengths , and desired outcomes. I am a sincere, friendly, patient person and I believe in working smarter rather than harder!

What qualifications do you have?

First Class Honours History degree PGCE in Primary Education

Tell us about your experience...

My teaching journey began in 2009 when I spent a year in southern Japan, teaching English at two public high schools. Since completing my PGCE in Primary Education at the Institute of Education in 2014, I have worked as both a KS1 and KS2 primary school teacher in two London state-maintained primary schools. I am trained in both KS1 and KS2 and have a sound understanding of the primary curriculum. I have experience of teaching years 2, 5 and 6. I have a wealth of tutoring experience, having tutored for four years.

What locations do you tutor in?

Redbridge Newham Tower Hamlets Lewisham Barking and Dagenham Central London

What is your personal message to students?

I would really like you to fulfill your potential and will do all that I can to help you with that! I am extremely patient and have lots of experience in working with pupils who lack confidence and feel anxious. I believe in doing things in small steps in order to reinforce the concepts and ideas which you find to be a challenge. I would really like to help you on your learning journey!

CRB/Disclosure Certificate: Yes
Home-based tutor: No
Travelling tutor: Redbridge, Tower Hamlets, Newham, Barking and Dagenham, Lewisham, Southwark
Online tutor: No
Subjects: English Primary
  Maths Primary
  History GCSE