Gemma H

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£ 36.00-40.00 p/h

My mission is to ignite a life-long love of learning in my students whilst building their confidence and self-esteem. I am a big believer in encouraging children to be brave, not be afraid of making mistakes and stepping out of their comfort zone (even just a little step!). Sometimes they just need a little encouragement to start believing in themselves and being ambitious. I have heaps of effective, positive strategies for building young learners` confidence and igniting a passion for life long learning!

How would you describe your teaching style?

Lessons with me are well-planned according to each child's needs and learning styles to help them progress towards their goals. I make learning fun through creative, engaging activities. Building a friendly rapport with my students means that they can relax with me and get the most out of each hour.

What qualifications do you have?

I have a Post Graduate Certificate in Primary Education and a BSc Degree in Zoology with Animal Ecology. Additionally, I have a full DBS certificate and am a professional member of The Tutor's Association.

Tell us about your experience...

I have over a decade of teaching experience (13+ years at the time of writing) ranging from teaching English as a Foreign Language to children and young adults in South Korea for 2 years and becoming a qualified primary school teacher in 2008. My primary experience as a class teacher is mainly with years 4-6. I worked at two, vastly different South East London primary schools for several years each. Consistently graded, ‘outstanding’, I take pride in planning learning for children as individuals and tailoring lessons carefully to their needs. During my time as a class teacher, I was privileged to work with children of all abilities, backgrounds and ethnicities.

What locations do you tutor in?

Tuition takes place either online or from my home address in Bournemouth.

What is your personal message to students?

If you help to reach your learning and confidence goals with an experienced, qualified teacher who can make learning fun

CRB/Disclosure Certificate: DBS
Home-based tutor: Yes
Travelling tutor: No
Online tutor: I tutor via zoom and bitpaper
Subjects: 11 Plus Primary
  Maths Year 4-6
  English Year 4-6