Online Business Studies Tutor John

John

John

Business Administration MSc

5.0

$88/hr

I am an experienced UK qualified, Economics & Business Studies, teacher & examiner with 15,000 hours of teaching & tutor contact time . I've worked internationally as Head of Department for the last 15 years, as well as Head of Y11, Head of KS4 and Head of Secondary School. Previously I enjoyed an international business career, working as a divisional MD in a FTSE100 company, which helps add credibility and (AO2) context to my specialist tutoring.

John
5.0
325 classes

Christ Church Canterbury - Business Administration - MSc

I am an experienced UK qualified, Economics & Business Studies, teacher & examiner with 15,000 hours of teaching & tutor contact time . I've worked internationally as Head of Department for the last 15 years, as well as Head of Y11, Head of KS4 and Head of Secondary School. Previously I enjoyed an international business career, working as a divisional MD in a FTSE100 company, which helps add credibility and (AO2) context to my specialist tutoring.

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About Me

I was born in London and educated at an Oxfordshire Boarding School, where I enjoyed a wide range of extracurricular activities. I am a husband and a father to two sons, one who has a Business Degree, while the other has an MSc in Economics. I am also a Black Belt & UKCC Judo coach, who enjoys playing Chess with my students in school and on www.chess.com

Colleagues consider me empathetic, competent, patient & passionate about teaching. I previously enjoyed a successful career working in sales & marketing for Jaguar Cars in London, as well as roles in Chicago, Cape Town & Tokyo. In 2006 I was appointed MD of an international division of FTSE100 giant Allied Domecq, with marketing responsibility for targeted global brand extension for brands like Mumm Champagne, Malibu Rum & Laphroaig Scotch Whisky. Such varied experience helps students to apply their textbook learnings to real life situations - gaining AO2 Application marks.

Tutor Experience

I am an experienced UK teacher with over 15,000 hours of student contact time, acquired through: four years as Head of Business in a large UK Secondary School, three years as Head of Business & Economics in Seychelles International School, two years as Head of AP Economics at Saltus Grammar School in Bermuda, then six years as Head of Business & Economics at the International School in Ibiza. I have been tutoring students full time, online & in-person, since July 2023.

Most of my 900 lessons each year were delivered in classrooms, but several months of online sessions were effected during "lockdown" in 2020 - Since then, I've delivered up to two dozen online tutor sessions a week. My speciality is helping struggling students achieve a good pass grade, by breaking down difficult concepts into manageable chunks, though I have also supported motivated students in achieving A* in Cambridge International A-levels, while my top Y11 GCSE students, most years, also achieved an A-grade in their Y12 Cambridge International AS exam.

Our tutor sessions would look to focus on your individual needs, whether covering specific topics in more detail, general revision or bespoke exam skills. I predominantly use PPT or online textbooks as required, but I can also set homework using past papers, worksheets or revision videos - I have a raft of useful resources which I am happy to share with my students. You should try to let me know in advance what topics you'd like to cover off and ensure you have a pen and paper handy for taking notes; ideally you should have your camera on, but this is not mandatory.

Topic Expertise

I have 11 years’ experience with Cambridge International Economics for both IGCSE and A 'level. Also, several years teaching AP Economics for both Macro & Micro. My expertise is in explaining Economic concepts to struggling students (especially with English as a second language) for topics including: Price Elasticity, Monopoly, Perfect Competition, the PPC, all Supply & Demand scenarios including international trade & tariffs, Taxes, Consumer & Producer Surplus, LRAS, AS & AD, Cost Curves and Foreign Exchange - to name a few.

As for Business Studies, for the last 16 years I have taught GCSE, IGCSE, OCR Nationals, AQA Applied, UK & Cambridge International A ‘levels and lectured as a guest speaker for the Enterprise Department at Buckingham University. Having previously worked for 30 years in multinationals helps me to link business theory to reality, gaining AO2 marks. I like to help students understand concepts so as to remember them, rather than learn reams of text off by heart; I will help to bring your textbook to life and motivate you.

Some of my students have three lessons a week with me throughout the year, usually to study an entire syllabus, without a dedicated teacher. Other students use me once a week to consolidate their learning after lessons in school, while helping with homework. Finally, some students contact me just before exams for a few last minute revision lessons - often these classes prove to be very productive: I will explain how to answer essay questions so as best to maximise your marks according to the demands of the Assessment Objectives, while also offering revision PPT's and videos to maximise time & benefits. Please feel free to message me directly so we can set up a call to discuss your needs in more detail.

Client Reviews

Thank you very much for your targeted exam preparation

- Economics

Very good lesson, helped put alot of things into perspective and understand them.

- Business Studies

Very good tutor, economics practitioner, professional teacher!

- Economics

really good

- Business Studies

Professional, on time and knows on what to focus and how to deliver the information for the student.

- Business Studies

John is helping my daughter so much, as she prepares for her A Level Business Studies exam - highly recommended!

- Business Studies

Another excellent class - can see my daughter's confidence in her ability building

- Business Studies

Great for AP Micro Economics

- Economics

Prof. John is the best teacher in macroeconomics! He helped me to understand quite complex processes and provide me with all the necessary tools for future business analysis. He is well-organized and uses visual materials, he is also a very lovely person. I highly recommend him!

- Economics

Testimonials

"...I wanted to inform you that I got an A* in my Business Studies A Levels! Overall I got 3 As and A* in Business, so I was incredibly pleased. I wanted to take the time to thank you, as your tutoring lessons were the most influential part of my business teaching, and I would not have been able to achieve such a high grade without it. I am going to study Law at Cardiff after a Gap year..." Imogen - October 2023.

“…John developed Business Studies & Economics into a real strength of the school; in fact, last year Mr Meyer led a successful group of Year-11 students to complete AS level Business Studies a year early, all of whom achieved A-grades.

John has a strong and caring management style and is an extremely visible and well-respected presence around the school campus. A particular strength is the close relationships he has developed with students and parents, and this is typified by the affection with which people greet him each morning. His leadership and organization skills have not gone unnoticed and he has enhanced his role within the school by originally taking on Head of Key Stage-4 responsibilities and in 2016 he was appointed as Head of the Secondary school. ”

Mr Mark Jones MBA – Head of Secondary, International School Seychelles & HELP School, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - GL Education.

“… John is a highly experienced teacher who’s been an effective subject leader and a well-established member of our staff … he has a passion for his subjects and an excellent working relationship with students, especially in 16 to 18 age range…” Adrian Massam, President National Association of British Schools in Spain & Headteacher at Morna International College, Ibiza - 2023.

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Qualifications

MBA - MSc from Christ Church Canterbury, Kent. UK Qualified Teacher Status - GTP through e-Qualitas as an outstanding teacher.

10 O' levels and 3 A 'levels as well as a UKCC Level 2 coaching qualification.

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