Philip B

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£ 25.00-50.00 p/h

An English / Literature / Media Studies teacher with 18 years' experience, I am equally able to help students progress from GCSE Grade 3 to Grade 6 as I am to help students pushing to Grade 8 or 9 for their final exams. I am happy to come to the homes of students, or teach in mutually aged locations (libraries, coffee shops, etc.) as preferred to provide tuition sessions between one and three hours long. I currently teach 80% of a full timetable as Coordinator for KS4 at a 11-18 school in Bournemouth, but can work with students in evening, or holiday periods. Having worked as a Head of English and Head of Media Studies, and also having examined both GCSE and A Level in both subjects, I have an up to date familiarity with AQA and EDUQAS (WJEC) exam boards and References are available upon request. For the highest rate, I can teach small groups of 2-3 students if required.

How would you describe your teaching style?

Calm, clear, pragmatic and effective.

What qualifications do you have?

PGCE Secondary English BA Hons. Degree

Tell us about your experience...

For 17 years I worked at a school in Plymouth, but have recently moved to rural Dorset. I have worked as Head of English, Head of Media Studies, as a GCSE examiner of English and Media Studies. I have also examined and been a coursework moderator for A Level English Literature of Media Studies.

What locations do you tutor in?

North and East Dorset, Poole and Bournemouth.

What is your personal message to students?

If you love the subject - great. I will help you develop your love. If you hate the subject - fine. I will help get you through it the first time, so you don't need to do it again. Either way, I will help you achieve your best possible outcome and help you open the doors you need to open for future.

CRB/Disclosure Certificate: Yes - online update service
Home-based tutor: Yes
Travelling tutor: Poole, Dorchester, Blandford, Poole
Online tutor: No
Subjects: English GCSE
  English A Level
  English KS3/11 Plus
  Media Studies GCSE
  Media Studies A Level
  Media Studies