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Claire $35-45/hr

PGCE - St Mary's University College

I am a 1 to 1 and online tutor working with students in preparation for Independent School Entrance examinations at 7+, 11+,13+ along with the 11+ Examinations for Grammar Schools.
At 7+, I prepare Students for both the Mathematics and English examinations.
At 11 + for both the Independent and Grammar School Sectors , I prepare children for the Mathematics , English , Verbal Reasoning and Non Verbal Reasoning tests.
At 13 + Common Entrance I help students to prepare for the English Writing and Reading Comprehension Examinations.
I support children across the Primary Curriculum developing their understanding to boost their confidence and prepare them for both Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 SATS In Mathematics and English at the end of Primary School.
I also tutor Students learning English as a Second Language preparing them for English Proficiency Examinations including English conversation, Reading and writing.

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Philip $35-45/hr

English Literature Major + Creative Writing Minor - East Anglia

I have been teaching English online for over 12 years, as first started in January 2007 and also first offline in 1996, so have taught very many students in that time - I am well used to online teaching requirements.

I have helped many students online to achieve their goals, for the IELTS exam, business English and general English - I was born in the UK and have a standard UK accent and in addition, I am a grammar specialist.

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Frederick $65-75/hr

Ancient History - University of Oxford

I've loved Classics since I was 10, when I wanted to become an actor or the world's greatest Classicist. I can't claim to be the world's greatest, but it was a dream to go to Oxford University and study for a Master's degree.

During my studies, I tutored undergraduate students in Latin, whilst also tutoring GCSE students in London. I have also worked with 4-18 year-olds in Hong Kong teaching history, English and Latin. Since joining Spires, I have tutored students in Philosophy, Religious Education, Latin, and Academic Writing, achieving five star ratings across the board. I also have plenty of experience tutoring online with other organisations, and have an excellent record of bumping up grades at GCSE, A Level and Degree level studies.

I am incredibly patient, clear, friendly and enthusiastic. I have a wealth of knowledge about the Ancient World, a thousand interesting stories, and most importantly, I love to teach.

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Matthew $40-50/hr

Diploma in TESOL - Trinity London

Need to pass the IELTS exam? This is my specialist exam subject with 10+ years of experience helping students prepare for and pass this international English exam.

Want to improve you pronunciation and British accent? I am a British native teacher so I can help you speak more clearly, sound more natural and be understood by native English speakers.

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Samantha $40-50/hr

BA (Open) PGCE Distinction - Open University & UWE

General arts and English teaching and lecturing spanning 20 years. BA (Visual Arts and Performing Arts) in private and mainstream.
Mentor and teacher for BADE scheme at Royal Academy in London. English language teaching since 2012. Currently tutoring a year 7 (dyslexia), a GCSE drama student , an IELTS student and in school Pupil referral unit, English key skills level 1 and IGCSE ( since Sep 2019)
TEFL specialist fully certified. Experience (6 years online) ranges from low level English ability to preparing students for IELTS, IGCSE GCSE and TOEIC exams.

Employed by ITutor and EF Academy global organisations (6years). English, Dance and drama specialist and lecturer, 20 years.

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English preparation and tutoring experience on a 1-2-1 year 8 and 9, pre GCSE preparation and GCSE and IGCSE. Can raise lower level attaining students. (Online experience 6 years)
Employed by Equal Education ( London) to assist ┬┤looked after children┬┤with their English study KS 2 to 4 .
Employed by Campus Mate (London online) teaching general English, Art A Level etc
Employed by Thames Valley Teaching Personnel (Berkshire) to teach in schools cover supply, EAL Dance and Arts.


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KATHRYN $35-45/hr

Certified Language Coach and Pearson Cert TEFL - York University BA Hons Economics, Staffordshire Polytechnic MSc Computing Science

I am a trained language coach and have studied how to keep students calm in my classes. Being happy allows them to learn faster. Because I am patient and kind, I can give constructive feedback without any judgement, and my students receive the feedback they need without feeling criticised. They respond by engaging in the lessons more, looking forward to them and performing at a higher level. I am efficient. I do not limit myself to standard coursework and books where a student will repeat things they already know and feel dissatisfied. Because I have studied languages myself, I have first-hand experience of this, and I avoid it for my students. I tailor my classes to each student and their particular needs.

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Jacob $75-85/hr

BA in PPE, 2:1 - Oxford

I have worked as a professional tutor and educational consultant for six years. I have taught dozens of students for thousands of hours in total. I have also worked as a teacher in an independent school in North London.

I have had many successful students; a few examples include:
>Two admitted to study HSPS at Cambridge.
>One admitted to all three of Westminster, Winchester, and St.Paul's for 13+.
>One who gained 84/84 marks in his A-Level Politics Paper 2, which is now being used as an exemplar.
>One who gained an A in A-Level History after being predicted a C.

I believe that the most important virtue in a tutor is the ability to empathise with a student's cognitive position. When teaching I aim to guide a student through the mental steps needed to accomplish the goal of the lesson.

I typically spend much of a lesson in dialogue with the student. I break this up with exercises to embed and reinforce key points, but I always end the lesson with a call to reflection on what the student has learned. I emphasise that knowledge is open-ended and interconnected.

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Caroline $35-45/hr

CELTA - Cambridge University

I have taught IELTS for 10 years and OET (doctors and nurses) for 3 years, as well as CAE and Business English. I work mainly online with groups and one- to- one. I have been a teacher for 12 years and have taught all levels at FE colleges and private colleges. I coach and mentor students through their exams covering all aspects, techniques, examiners' criteria, and I also do proofreading and essay writing.

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Jude $55-65/hr

PhD - Bath Spa

I have been tutoring for over 20 years and was Head of Department and teacher of English in a leading online school for ten years. I have taught all aspects of English Language and Literature from providing assistance at undergraduate level, through A Levels and GCSEs, down to KS1. What I love about tutoring one-to-one is the building up of a personal relationship with a student and seeing them gain confidence and develop. Every student is different and learns in a different way, and I have a firm belief that, given the right teacher, everyone can do really well in English. I have also taught History to GCSE and KS3 and run Drama groups, and have participated in additional tutoring for LAMDA.
I have 2 TEFL certificates and have tutored for IELTS/TOEFL/C2 as well as having taught practical conversational English to mixed age/ability groups.

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Dorcas $35-45/hr

French Language and Literature - London University



I am ambitious for my students and my lessons are intensive, refreshing and tailored very specifically to your needs.

I do exam preparation for IELTS and TOEFL.

If you are looking for help with English language and literature or French GCSE/IGCSE/IB/A level and Higher Level IB I have the experience and skills you need and an enhanced DBS.

My subjects are:

English as a Foreign Language
French Ab Initio to A level and Higher Level Diploma
English language and literature to A level or IB Higher level

I teach in both the private and the state sector in the UK and to international students of all ages and levels and enjoy the experience of seeing very young children, teenagers and adults making tangible progress in their French and English.

My degree is a BA Hons in French Language and Literature from London University and I have Qualified Teacher Status and TESOL qualifications.


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