I am an internationally experienced English, Maths and Drama tutor, and have been teaching students of all ages for over a decade. My varied training and experience allows me work with you to define what you wish to achieve and tailor lessons to help you develop most effectively and efficiently. I believe in helping my students to develop holistically and use my background in Drama to make all my lessons stimulating and engaging, as well as to build your self-confidence.
Willing to travel: 10 miles
Experience: ENGLISH - SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS / EXAM PREPARATION AND HOMEWORK COACHINGContact this Tutor
2014 Teaching Assistant at a primary school
Assist students with Literacy and Numeracy skills, often working one-on-one with students to improve reading, writing and Maths.
EFL Lecturer at Sheffield College
Taught Intermediate English at the college`s summer school.
2009-2013 English Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) on the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme (Sendai, Japan)
Taught all grades (Grade 1- Grade 9) at two junior high schools and four elementary schools, including special needs classes. Duties included coaching the students for the Sendai City English Speech contest, one of which won the contest and the Miyagi Prefectural English Speech Contest.
2008-2009 Tutor A+ Tuition (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Tutored primary school and home school students in English, Afrikaans, Geography, Science and general exam skills - including students writing the IEB (Independent Examinations Board) and CIE (Cambridge International Examinations).
ENGLISH - ENGLISH SECOND LANGUAGE / ADULT LEARNERS / INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS / ENGLISH CONVERSATION
2009 - 2013 English Assistant Teachers on the JET Programme (Sendai, Japan)
Taught English for Grade 1-Grade 9 in public schools. Main duties included improving communication skills. Made projects to help practice speaking and writing, and develop English confidence.
2011 - 2012 Volunteer English Tutor at Cambridge English School (Sendai, Japan)
Tutored adult students to improve their spoken and written business English.
2013-Present Tutored one-to-one with students from Year 1-Year 11 to improve Maths skills and prepare for exams like SATS or GCSEs.
2014-2015 Teaching Assistant at a primary school
Assisted students with Numeracy skills, often working one-on-one with students to improve reading, writing and Maths.
2014-Present Drama Specialist in Primary Schools
Deliver Drama sessions that are built on the curriculum to support Literacy and Maths.
2005-Present Trained in Theatre and Performance and have worked in the UK, South Africa and Japan as a Theatre Maker (acting, writing and directing).
MANUscri pt EDITOR
Writing and editing experience includes articles for Genki Magazine, the Sendai JETs website, The Voice Magazine and eentweendee produksies.
VOICE TRAINING FOR TEACHERS
2010 Japan Association of Language Teachers (JALT) â Sendai, Iwate and Akita monthly branch meetings
2009 Tohoku English Language Teaching EXPO
2010 Miyagi JET Mid-Year Conference
2011 Sendai Education Seminar Series
A presentation created to combine skills from theatre voice training and the daily needs of teachers, delivered to a wide variety of Japanese and non-Japanese teachers.
Basics of Classroom Management
2011 Miyagi JET Mid-Year Conference
2012 Tokyo Orientation
Actor, singer, writer, editor, and director for numerous theatre, film and television production companies. Full CV available.