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Zoe

Zoe
Zoe
Tutor
Fordham Heath, Essex
Feedback Score:
+9
Member Since: 10/08/2014
Last Login: 6 days ago
Response Rate: 100%
Expected Response: < 59 minutes

My Qualifications

BA
The Open University
Psychology
2:1  (2006)
PGCE
Sheffield Hallam University
Education Studies
Pass  (1998)
Post graduate certificate
Sheffield Hallam University
TEFL
Pass  (1996)
BSc
The University of Sheffield
Biology (3 years)
2:1  (1994)
A Level
City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College
Chemistry
A  (1991)
A Level
City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College
Biology
A  (1991)
A Level
City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College
Maths
A  (1991)
A Level
City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College
General Studies
B  (1991)

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Information about Zoe

When I became a private 1:1 tutor, I quickly realised how personally rewarding my chosen vocation was going to be. My approach is to work on children`s current primary school targets. I then plan activities which complement what the child is studying in school. I feel that this maximises the benefits of tutoring as children find that following my tutoring sessions they return to school and excel in their lessons. The confidence my students gain from doing well at school leads to even higher attainment as children who feel successful will work harder at school and during tutoring sessions. I think it is important for my students to feel that I value their efforts and that they feel listened to. My starting point with a new student is to assess a child`s strengths and weaknesses so that I can use this to tailor a specific lesson plan for that child. I am happy to go the extra mile for my students and I regularly provide feedback to parents about their child`s progress. I believe that regular communication between parent and tutor enhances the value of tutoring and I am happy to listen to parental requests and to tailor my tutoring accordingly.
I am a fully qualified teacher with a friendly approach to tutoring I can offer tuition to prepare students for the English and/or Maths CSSE 11+ entrance exams for grammar schools in Essex .I have good contacts with staff at a local super selective school and this has enabled me to develop a thorough understanding of what the exam involves. I also prepare students for KS2 SATS exams in English and Maths.I have successfully tutored students with applications for a local super selective grammar school. I believe that 1:1 tutoring is the most effective means of preparing for the 11+ and KS2 SATS exams.
I have an up to date DBS certificate.

Availability: I currently teach part time and I am therefore available at weekends or from 3.30pm onwards on weekdays

Willing to travel: Home Only

Experience: I have qualified teacher status (QTS) and have 22 years teaching experience in a local secondary school. I have 18 years experience as a senior examiner on GCSE and A-level examinations.

DBS Check: Yes

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Feedback For Zoe (9)

We have a total of 9 review(s) for Zoe.

Thomas (Mr)
21/05/2020

5/5 Rating

Since my son`s introduction to Zoe, his maths and English has improved remarkably which has also increased his confidence at school. For once, he actually look`s forward to doing his work and he doesn`t have that feeling of trepidation when he has to do his maths. It feels like an air of calmness has descended on his school work. I can`t thank Zoe, enough.


Emily (Mrs)
25/03/2020

5/5 Rating

My daughter has just started tutoring with Zoe and is really enjoying the experience. After the first week she was excited to explain everything she had learned. She already has greater confidence and looks forward to her sessions. I hope this continues!


Martin (Mr)
30/10/2019

4/5 Rating

Very pleased with Gracie`s progress & her understanding of work set, Zoe is very approachable to both us & Gracie. Would recommend to all. MJC


William (Mr)
15/09/2018

5/5 Rating

Very professional, helpful, flexible and diligent. Much appreciated.


S70acj@gmail.com (Ms)
06/09/2018

5/5 Rating

Zoe is helping my son with anything he has missed or struggled to understand in school lessons. He enjoys the tutoring sessions and now has more confidence in his work at school.


Madhukar (Mr)
13/08/2018

4/5 Rating

Good tutor


Noriko ()
08/10/2017

5/5 Rating

Our daughter recently started preparing for 11+ with Zoe.
She always came home with positive attitude toward study and happy to tell us how and what she was doing in her lessons.
Zoe is considering children and family`s needs, flexible with good communication.
We highly recommend Zoe, she give a great confidence to our daughter.


Mohshin (Mr)
08/10/2017

5/5 Rating

Our son has really enjoyed his sessions with Zoe. She gas made him feel very confident and encourages him to work through problems.


Helen (Ms)
02/03/2016

5/5 Rating

Zoe`s help has been invaluable assisting my son with his Maths and English. His confidence and ability in the subjects has improved dramatically. Maths was his least favourite subject, now it is one he really enjoys and this is all down to Zoe. I would definitely recommend Zoe and will continue to use her on an ongoing basis to maintain his development.


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