I am a specialist Computer Science tutor/teacher with more than 20 years experience of private tutoring and teaching class based students. I hold a Degree and Masters Degree in Computer Science. I'm fully conversant with all exam board specifications including AQA, OCR, WJEC, EdExcel, IGCSE, Cambridge International, etc.
The subject I teach is my hobby. I have extensive experience of providing online tuition to students all around the UK, Europe and as far as Hong Kong.
Connecting and having a rapport with the student is key. I have two aims, one is to teach the topic within the specification. The other, more important, is to develop the student's confidence.
In addition, I am a full member of The Tutors Association. This is a professional body that ensures best practices and ethics by members.
Myles's last completed GCSE Computer Science job with Laurence: 1-2 hrs/week - I am struggling with my GCSE computer science course and require assistance. The programming language is Python and my only problem is with the programming itself. I have plenty of experience with using computers.
Myles's last review in GCSE Computer Science from Laurence: Followed new revision idea we had, worked brilliant.
I am a full-time Computer Science teacher and guide my daytime students to impressive grades in Computing. My keenest students in years 9 and 10 are already working towards an AS-Level in Computer Science to supplement and support the GCSE course. I set my students' goals high.
I'm very adept at helping students cut through confusion, focus on precise language and find the focus in theory topics to deliver mark-scheme friendly answers in examinations.
Peter's last completed GCSE Computer Science job with Ada: 1-2 hrs/week - Focus on Computer Science GCSE exams
Peter's last review in GCSE Computer Science from K: Paper 2 Mock and Feedback Danny found the 2 hour lesson in which he completed an old exam paper very beneficial
My passion for teaching is evident; I am constantly looking for innovative ways of teaching students and have recently gained many viewers on my YouTube channel which talks through exam-style questions and techniques.
Joshua 's last completed GCSE Computer Science job with tamara: Occasional - gcse question help as being homeschooled
Joshua 's last review in GCSE Computer Science from Matthew: Great lesson
I have worked in the commercial business world and gained experience before moving into my passion for teaching. I want to concentrate on turning students I Can't statements into I Can, I believe that everyone has the potential to achieve they just need the correct guidance and that all important Mindset. Each student is different and gains the knowledge and understanding in different ways, as a tutor it is my job to find that way and release that potential.
My approach to teaching is to find the right method for the student. I believe each student has their own style of learning and we need to harness that style in order to succeed. I discuss the needs of the student and then assess the ability through a test. From the results I create a individual learning plan, using this plan we work together to find the best learning style ( practical, theory based, written, spoken, mix of styles) to turn the student from a knowledge and understanding into a expert and evaluator. I aim to have my students having a positive growth mindset and leave saying I Can do that!
Nicola's last completed GCSE Computer Science job with Latoya: 1-2 hrs/week - Passing GCSE
My tuition style is based on the recognition and understanding that each student has their own way of achieving their highest possible results. I fully recognise that in private tuition, the student does not have to compromise and can get the best tutor to suit their individual needs. I try to accommodate the very busy and restrictive schedules of both parents and students, including boarding school students and distance universities. My aim is always to try to help the students achieve their targets.
Yoram's last completed GCSE Computer Science job with Sophia: Intensive - The goal is to complete GCSE syllabus of computer science before April 2019. The exam is in may.
Yoram's last review in GCSE Computer Science from amanda: GCSE intro lesson comp. sci. I enjoyed my first lesson with Jon, I am looking forward to the next!
Firstly, it is crucial with exam based subjects that a tutee should target qualified teachers (with QTS) as they have conversed with the current changes that have taken place with GCSE and A-Levels. They are aware of syllabus amendments and have a range of tools to support how to interpret command verbs within the exam.
I am a qualified teacher (with QTS) that has over 10 years leading several departments in Computing, Business, ICT and Design across a range of qualifications and exam boards. As a result of this and exam board work (working as an exam marker), I feel I understand what is required to pass the exams.
The exam board experience stems over a range of exam boards (OCR, Pearsons, AQA and CIE) completing a variety of roles, from verifying coursework to exam marking and leading exam markers.
Both teaching and exam board commitments compliment each other, seeing the teaching misconceptions and to get the exam marks, with great success in my teaching.
I have a good understanding of assessment needs to qualify for the higher Level questions in exam papers which have proven successful (primarily focusing on the command verbs in the question) which can be a focus within the online lessons.
Luke's last completed GCSE Computer Science job with rob: 1-2 hrs/week -
I have successfully taught all subjects I am offering up to and including A Level. Experienced with AQA, OCR, Edexcel, and Eduqas. As a senior leader I have coached and mentored new and experienced teachers giving me a deep understanding of teaching methodologies. Skilled in differentiating learning, my student-centred approach ensures all students make progress. I am dedicated to developing the passion for lifelong learning in others.
Tom's last completed GCSE Computer Science job with Carmen: 1-2 hrs/week - My daughter is 14 and want to learn c sharp, python, adobe so that she can start designing games. She is in year 9 and is getting 100% in all her computer science test. Her teacher said she has a natural ability to understand it.
Tom's last review in GCSE Computer Science from Carmen: Text based game creation in Python Still very impressed with his teaching skills and knowlwdge. Hes easy to understand and makes learning a joy.
Computer Science and ICT Teacher for 5+ years
GCSE Computer Science 84% A*-C
GCSE ICT 80% A*- C
A Level ICT 75% A-C
GCSE Computing: 89% A* to C grade with 53% achieving an A* or A
ICT A level: 80% A-C
Cambridge Technicals: 100% D*-P
ECDL: 100% D*- P
Olajumoke 's last completed GCSE Computer Science job with Moby : 1-2 hrs/week - require a computer science tutor for my 14 GCSE. I believe it is more about programming and coding now ?
Olajumoke 's last review in GCSE Computer Science from Moby : Can we push this back by 30 mins. Good Lesson
Kei's last completed GCSE Computer Science job with camilla: 1-2 hrs/week - Amelie is year 11 and is particularly struggling with Python and pseudo coding. Thank you
I have successfully tutored a number of students in mathematics, physics, and computing in the past, at both A-level and GCSE. Among my most notable successes was helping a student who did not have classes in Further Maths available at school to achieve an A (highest grade at the time).
The best tutor will guide the student through a process of self-learning and tailor this skilfully to the individual student. It is paramount to properly motivate the pupil to ask the right questions to himself, whilst instilling an interest in the subject as much as possible. The tutor should generally enhance the learning experience beyond what any textbook or routine exercises can provide. With respect to mistakes, it is always important to be gentle and sympathetic, and encouragement should be given when progress is made, though not to the degree of fostering overconfidence. In brief, I believe in a highly interactive and open dialogue between teacher and student.