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Stamford, lincolnshire
Home Town: Stamford
Member Since: 19/06/2020
Last Login: 5 days ago
Response Rate: 100%
Expected Response: < 39 minutes

My Qualifications

Nottingham Trent University
in Education
Passed  (2017)
Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study,...
English Literature
Passed  (2013)
Birkbeck, University of London
Modern Literatures in English
Distinction  (2004)
Oxford University
English Language and Literature
2:1  (2002)

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A friendly and knowledgeable tutor of English Literature, English Language from KS2-Postgraduate and Theory of Knowledge (IB Diploma). I use my expertise as an A Level Examiner with Pearson/Edexcel to help my students achieve their goals.

My passion for English carried me through an undergraduate degree at Wadham College, Oxford University, a Masters in Modern Literatures at Birkbeck in London, and a PhD at the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study in London. I bring this huge wealth of knowledge to my students, making the complex approachable and context effortless.

In 2013, I was made a Postdoctoral Fellow of the British Academy to complete research in poetic rhythm and form at King’s College London. At KCL, I greatly enjoyed teaching undergraduates, and I left a promising career in research to pursue my love of teaching. I became a qualified teacher (achieving a Postgraduate Diploma in Education), and have since taught A-Level, IB Diploma, GCSE, IB MYP and IGCSE at prestigious schools in the maintained and independent sector, including Oakham School and Stamford High School, for 6 years.
My students always perform well. Nearly a third of my A Level cohort scored A* in Summer 2022.

I have served for years as an Oxbridge mentor, with an excellent track record of students passing the English Literature Admissions Test (ELAT).

Availability: I am available throughout the week.

Willing to travel: 15 miles

Experience: 3 years teaching undergraduates in the English Dept at King`s College London, and postgraduates and undergraduates as a Professional Tutor
7 years teaching and tutoring GCSE, IGCSE and A Level, IB MYP and Diploma.
A Level examiner for Edexcel English Literature.
Published academic.
Award-winning researcher.

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