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Gemma

Gemma
Gemma
Tutor
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB23
Feedback Score:
+3
Member Since: 07/06/2016
Last Login: 11 months ago
Response Rate: 70%
Expected Response: < 2 hours

My Qualifications

PhD
The University of Manchester
Chemistry
1st  (2019)
MSci
The University of Nottingham
Medicinal and Biological Chemistry
1st  (2016)

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Information about Gemma

I completed a PhD in Chemistry at the University of Manchester, and am working as a Postdoctoral Fellow (Research Associate) in Chemistry at the university. I graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2015 with a first class Master`s degree in Medicinal and Biological Chemistry (MSci). I am friendly, approachable and find teaching very rewarding.

I have six years experience tutoring numerous levels of science subjects from GCSE chemistry to final year degree level Chemistry. With regards to tutoring school children specifically, my strengths are that I am very approachable and like to build a good rapport with my students so that they are comfortable asking questions that they may not want to ask their teachers. This is crucial in order to create a environment where they do not feel judged or silly for not understanding a concept.

I have a recent clear enhanced DBS check through the University of Manchester.

Availability: Weekday evenings and weekends.
I am available to tutor Chemistry and Biochemistry from GCSE to degree level, Biology and Physics up to GCSE.

Willing to travel: 5 miles

Experience: I have 6 years tutoring experience with students of various abilities and ages, from science GCSE up to degree level chemistry. All my previous students have met or exceeded their targets and I am able to provide many further references on request (as I previously worked through an agency).

Within the University of Manchester, I am a demonstrator and graduate teaching assistant. This involves a lot of one-on-one tuition of theory as well as practical work, and also the responsibility of marking reports and examining the students` knowledge. I help run Outreach workshops at secondary school targeted at GCSE and A Level Chemistry students with particular focus on teaching NMR and IR for their exams. I have run HeadStart Chemistry residential summer schools for A level students looking to study Chemistry at university.


Previously I have worked in Turkey as an Au Pair and English/Maths teacher for a 9 year old girl so I have experience working with children who are not native English speakers.

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Feedback For Gemma (3)

We have a total of 3 review(s) for Gemma.

Maddi (Miss)
15/01/2020

5/5 Rating

Really lovely and knows the subject really well! She`s helped me understand A-level chemsitry so much better and built my confidence in it alot.


Moghimi (Mr)
16/06/2019

4/5 Rating

Gemma has been professional and helped our daughter to improve her GCSE grades in Chemistry and Physics. I would recommend her wholeheartedly.


Daria (Miss)
26/08/2016

5/5 Rating

Very very helpful, understanding, she made it very clear and easy to understand the topic. When i started the topic i had no idea what it was about however from the first lesson i had with the tutor i understood everything. Thank you so much my exam went very well.


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