Alexander

Online History Tutor

Alexander

5.0 81 classes

The University of Cambridge - History - Secondary Education - PGCE & MA

Hello! I'm Alex, a highly experienced, enthusiastic and fun tutor, committed to getting you the best possible IGCSE, A-Level and IB results for history and philosophy.

Educated at the universities of Leeds, Warwick and Cambridge, and with over 10 years teaching experience, I bring to the classroom a proven track record of adaptable, engaging and dynamic lessons.

Recent Students: 18 Total Hours: 65 Last Online: 27 Jan 2022
All-time Students: 20 Total Classes: 81 Signed Up: 27 Aug 2021

About Me

I am a charismatic, self-motivated and extrovert personality, a passionate and engaging teacher and a self-confessed history obsessive. Having completed my teacher training at the University of Cambridge, I have since been employed as Head of History at two prestigious international schools. I have a proven record of delivering exciting and engaging lessons across the age and ability range, especially at KS4 and KS5 where I have strong IGCSE and IB experience. Beyond the classroom I am a keen musician, hiker and cyclist with a lifelong passion for music, literature and the arts that continue to inform my teaching.

Tutor Experience

- 2021-Present: IB DP and IGCSE tutor
- 2020-21: Head of History - British School Quito teaching KS4 (Cambridge IGCSE) and KS5 (IB) History & Philosophy
- 2018-20: Head of History - Varee Chiang Mai School teaching KS3 History, Geography & Global Perspectives; teacher of Cambridge IGCSE History.
- 2016-18: History teacher at Greig City Academy teaching Edexcel & AQA GCSE and A-Level History
- 2012-14: EAL and technical English teacher in Bangkok, Thailand.

Topic Expertise

20th century history
Cambridge IGCSE History (0470)
IB History
IB Extended Essay
IB Internal Assessments
IB Philosophy
Global Perspectives

Client Reviews

very interesting lesson - good time [email protected]

- History

Great interaction conversation!

- History

Very friendly, helpful, and smart tutor.

- Extended Essay

Lots of good feedback of my essay with tips on how to improve. Helped throughout the process of writing the essay. Very helpful.

- History

Absolutely great tutor. The session was insightful and efficient, just what you need when writing an Extended Essay!

- Extended Essay

I really enjoyed my class, it was effective and now I feel confident about my work!

- History

Great person and teacher. Strongly recommend

- History

Really helpful feedback and discussion of ideas. Also great how he makes a shared document to collate all ideas together.

- History

very informative!

- History

Very helpful feedback for the EE

- Extended Essay

Price: $50-60/hr

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Qualifications

2017: University of Cambridge – PGCE (History) from Hughes Hall
2012: University of Cambridge – CELTA from St. Giles College
2009: University of Warwick – MA in Cultural Policy & Management
2008: University of Leeds – BA (2.1) in History
2005: Royal Hospital School – 4 A Levels & 10 GCSEs

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