I currently* have vacancies between 9 and 5, Monday to Friday next term. During the Easter Holiday I have limited spaces Monday-Friday. *6th April 2020
I draw on experience teaching children with diagnoses of Dyscalculia, Dyslexia and ASD, and spend time with each child exploring what their particular individual approach to Maths is, and in what areas I can most profitably help them to improve their skills. I offer Zoom-based tuition, personally tailored to your child’s specific issues with Maths. I am developing interactive EXCEL spreadsheets to engage students with specific key skills, and these are well received.
You may be particularly concerned if your child is currently not in an exam year, but will have exams looming after things get back to normal. It is important to keep building and practising Maths Skills, so they are ready when the time comes.
With every student I teach, I am looking for them to see Maths in a fresh light. When I hear statements like “I know it sounds silly, but I really DO feel that Maths is getting easier” then I know I am succeeding!
I have taught Maths for 12 years, for 5 years as a full time Secondary School teacher and recently as a 1-1 tutor. In school, there never seemed to be enough time to solve the problem of how to convey Maths as effectively as possible to pupils who struggle. As a 1-1 tutor I have realised that it’s not so much about going over (yet again) topics they have seen many times in school, it’s about giving people the chance to explore Maths using their own preferred learning style, and developing sometimes completely novel ways of looking at what can be a very abstract subject.
The majority of my pupils in recent years have been in Years 9 to 11, and have been a richly varied bunch, some love Maths and enjoy higher level work, some find even the basics hard. Several have been formally diagnosed with Dyscalculia or Dyslexia, others just struggle in their own unique way!
For 4 years I taught small groups in a local primary school, which acquired the name “Booster Maths”. Some of the mathematicians I worked with in Years 5 and 6 were very confident, very strong, and I led them beyond and deeper into the curriculum. Some of them were identified as struggling, and I lead them deeper into the curriculum too. What they all have in common is, they loved the sessions and often wanted to work through break and lunchtime!
More recently I tutored Maths in a “First” school, with 7 and 8-year olds ranging from a group of gifted mathematicians to those who struggle with Place Value and basic grasp of number and need 1-1 support. Some things don’t change – I still have to MAKE the group members go out at break!
The people I teach, teach me more every day.
If you want to get in touch, please email using this form: Sorry I am not quoting a price yet but local tutors are adjusting their prices down at the moment to try to respond to the very real need for manpower and some families’ limited means at present, so I am negotiable!