As an experienced and fully qualified visual arts educator and practitioner I would relish the opportunity to provide inspiring practical guidance and support in all levels of Art and English to adults and children of all ages and abilities through to postgraduate level.
Possessing a sound understanding of the National Curriculum requirements from KS3 through to A-Level I am committed to ensuring my students achieve their goals and full potential. I am also experienced in preparing students for further and higher level art courses including portfolio preparation, applications and written assignments.
My educational background includes as MA Distinction in Art and Media Practice and BA Fine Art from Goldsmiths with further studies at St. Martins. Although my real passion is figurative painting in oils, I also have and a broad knowledge of other arts disciplines which extends to an interest in fashion illustration, design and sculpture, with experience in resin casting, printmaking and site-specific installations incorporating video and sound. I also enjoy sharing my knowledge of Art History and contemporary critical theory with my students and have experience in curating solo and group exhibitions.
I enjoy providing targeted advice and guidance on practice, theory and academic assignments at all levels, tailored to my students individual needs. Areas covered include:figurative drawing and painting in oils, Fashion Illustration, Interior Design at Foundation Level, GCSE and A-Level portfolio compilation and project contextualization. AS and A-Level (A* achieved when predicted D grade), BA and MA level essays.
Availability: Flexible availability, weekday evenings and weekends.
Willing to travel: 10 miles
Experience: I am a fully qualified Secondary Art Teacher with a PGCE from the IOE (UCL).
Also experienced in assisting older students with Further and Higher Art and Design courses- Foundation, BA and MA level within top London institutions including Sotheby`s, Chelsea School of Art and Goldsmiths.
Full DBS registration and clearance. Experienced with teaching children from 6 years through to KS3, KS4 and A-Level within a variety of school settings in the UK and abroad, including Bangkok, Korea, Spain and secondary London schools and Sixth Form colleges, including a sound knowledge of BTEC Art and Design courses at Foundation through to Level 3.
Other nationalities taught on a private basis include Russian, Ukranian, Swedish and Arabic nations Ability to extend students of all backgrounds and abilities including those with SEN needs including autism. I have also taught within a Pupil Referral Unit inspiring students excluded from mainstream education to achieve their full potential and boost confidence through art media.
One-to-one areas covered with students include: Portfolio preparation for Foundation entry, Fashion Design and Illustration with a 13 year old, painting and drawing at A-Level (A*), Interior Design BTEC, Application and Portfolio compilation for Foundation and degree entry, advice on selecting work for interview, source material, structuring and editing of written assignments.
Adult tutoring experience includes Foundation, BTEC, Degree and Post-Graduate/MA Level in both written and practical components.
BTEC and A-Level taught at William Morris Sixth Form College.
Art Teacher, Westminster City, School - KS3- A-Level.
Also have experience of teaching English and Art to students from a range of nationalities including Thailand and South Korea and running a Secondary Art Department in Spain, following a British programme. I have also taught within a London faith-based Islamic Secondary school.
Voluntary assistance at secondary level 11-18 in Art and Design, including portfolio preparation for GCSE and A-Level students. Sound understanding of the National Curriculum.
Voluntary primary school mentoring and tutorage on a one-to-one basis with VRH (Voluntary Reading Help).
Reference: Not Requested
Will Tutor Online: Yes
Masters in Art and Media Practice, First Class Honours/Distinction, University of Westminster, London, culminating in a solo exhibition within the public domain on the theme of boxing.
BA (Hons) Fine Art and Contemporary Critical Theory- Goldsmith`s College, University of London
Art Foundation Course- Central Saint Martin`s College, London
A-Level Art, German and Math
PTLLS Certificate in Adult Education in my specialist subject area of Fine Art and Art History.
Fully Qualified Level 3 Personal Trainer: devising tailored health and fitness programmes with an element of boxing training.