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Ali

Ali
Ali
Tutor
Southsea, Hampshire
Feedback Score:
+4
Member Since: 03/12/2019
Last Login: 7 hours ago
Response Rate: 95%
Expected Response: < 2 hours

My Qualifications

Other
NCFE
CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Individuals with Lear...
Pass  (2019)
PGCE
University of Portsmouth
Secondary Mathematics
Passed 1st, 2 phases  (2017)
Other
University of Portsmouth
Awarded Graduate Certificate in Secondary Education aft...
Pass  (2017)
Other
University of Chichester
Skills Knowledge Enhancement - SKE Maths
Pass  (2016)
Degree
University of Portsmouth
BA ( Hons) Education and Training
2:1  (2015)
Degree
University of Portsmouth
Foundation Degree in Learning Support
Merit  (2013)
A Level
Highbury College
Maths - Pure and Statistics
C  (1984)
A Level
Highbury College
Computer Science
C  (1984)
A Level
Highbury College
Economics
B  (1984)
O Level
Cams Hill School
Mathematics
A  (1982)
O Level
Cams Hill School
English Literature
A  (1982)
O Level
Cams Hill School
English Language
B  (1982)

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Information about Ali

I have worked in Education for over 10 years including primary, secondary and adult education.

I have been private tutoring in Maths, English and Functional Skills (Maths) for nearly a year and a half. I receive very positive feedback from parents and tutees, saying that my tutoring has improved confidence and abilities, resulting in good progress made. I tutor pupils from state and private schools and am currently looking to take on homeschooled children during school hours.

I have just been informed that my two GCSE, year 11 students have passed their GCSE Foundation and Higher Maths exams. One student whose school said he would not pass before I began tutoring him, has been awarded a level 4 Foundation and the other who was at Foundation level has been awarded a level 5 Higher pass.


I have a Foundation Degree in Learning Support, a Degree in Education and Training and a Graduate Certificate in Secondary Education. I trained as a Secondary Maths teacher.

I am very patient and will always find alternative ways to explain concepts to support understanding and learning. I am extremely enthusiastic about teaching and learning and love to share my knowledge with others to help them achieve their specific targets. I have a good sense of humour and am able to quickly build a good rapport with learners.

Availability: I am adhering to government and private tutor guidelines by continuing to tutor online.

I currently have 12 online students ranging from 6 to 73 years of age who I tutor in Maths and English.

I have several students with Special Educational Needs, including Autism, ADHD and Dyslexia.

I am flexible and will try to accommodate your preferred times around my other commitments.

Willing to travel: 10 miles

Experience: I worked as a Maths and English Intervention Specialist for 5 years in primary education, which included preparing pupils for their SATS in Year 6 and after-school group and 1:1 tuition. In addition, I was employed as a Teaching Assistant within the SEND team for 2 years in secondary education, supporting primarily in Mathematics along with the rest of the curriculum . I have taught Maths in several secondary schools and provided classroom support for Adult Education Functional Skills Maths. I did have 11 face to face tutees before lockdown - both English and Maths. I have tutored students with ages ranging from 5 years to 73.

My specialism is Maths, having completed and passed 2 out of 3 phases of a teacher training (PGCE) in Secondary Mathematics in 2017. I had secured a teaching post in a Portsmouth secondary school, commencing September 2017 but decided that full-time teaching within a school was not a desired option. I am also experienced and skilled in supporting the learning of Literacy and English Language.

DBS (CRB) Check: Yes

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Feedback For Ali (4)

We have a total of 4 review(s) for Ali.

Carrie-anne (Mrs)
01/08/2020

5/5 Rating

Ali is a fantastic tutor, she immediately made my daughter feel at ease during her virtual maths tutoring lessons. The lessons are individually tailored and my daughter is feeling much more confident with her maths skills and is enjoying maths again! Thank you Ali 😊;

Tutors Response :

Thank you for your thoughtful feedback. It is so rewarding to hear that Pippa’s confidence has been boosted and she is enjoying Maths again. Fantastic!


Zoe & Gavin (Mrs)
14/07/2020

5/5 Rating

Ali has only been Tutoring our daughter a short time, but we have seen a benefit already. Our Daughter enjoys the sessions, and Ali gives clear feedback and allows H to time to work through the questions with construtive support. thank you Ali.

Tutors Response :

Thank you so much for your feedback. Harriet is a joy to tutor and it is so rewarding seeing her confidence and abilities grow.
Ali


Nirmala (Mrs)
16/06/2020

5/5 Rating

Ali is good tutor, I could see my 8 year old improving in her english. Ali able to find out my daughter`s weak area and concentrating on that. Believe my daughter will get more help and knowledge.

Tutors Response :

Thank you for your feedback, Nirmala. Hitu has certainly improved in her confidence and skills with the English Language. I enjoy tutoring her. Ali.


Zoe (Mrs)
30/03/2020

5/5 Rating

Ali is brilliant . Really patient with my son who has some additional needs (has a sensory disorder , mild aspergers and previous serious illness ). He works well with her (and he is very fussy about most teachers ). She is positive and encouraging, which is just what he needs after a very difficult time at school . Thanks Ali !

Tutors Response :

Thank you so much, Zoe.
Lovely words. I love working with Will.
I really appreciate you taking the time to give this feedback.
Take care. Hope your week is a calm and safe one.
Ali 🌻;;🦋;;🙂;;🌈;;


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