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Kettering, Northamptonshire
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Member Since: 27/06/2020
Last Login: 1 day ago
Response Rate: 95%
Expected Response: < 2 hours

My Qualifications

University of Leicester
PGCE (Secondary)
Pass  (1985)
University of London
Combined Honours in French and German
1st Class Honours  (1984)

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How references rated Alister

Rates summary: 22.50 to 25.00 per hour
KS3GCSEA-LevelAdult Learner

Information about Alister

Thirty-five years of experience as a teacher of MFL (French and German)
Teaching experience from beginner to A level in both French and German
Led MFL Departments in three comprehensive schools
Worked as Mentor for trainee teachers from Schools of Education
Conducted speaking exams in French and German for A level and GCSE
Worked with Sixth Formers on developing personal statements for UCAS applications
Assistant Examiner in French, German and General Studies

Willing to travel: 10 miles

Experience: Head of MFL, The King’s School, Peterborough (September 2003 –July 2020)

Head of MFL, Our Lady and Pope John School, Corby (September 1998 – July 2003)

Head of MFL Ousedale School, Newport Pagnell, Bucks (September 1993- July 1998)

Head of French, The Robert Smyth School, Market Harborough (September 1989 – July 1993)

Teacher of MFL, Backwell School, Backwell, Bristol (September 1986 – July 1989)

Teacher of French Portway School, Shirehampton, Bristol (September 1984 – July 1986)

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Feedback For Alister (6)

We have a total of 6 review(s) for Alister.

Emily (Miss)

5/5 Rating

Alister has been wonderful with teaching myself and my brother. He has resources to help with the session and is able to recommend books to assist with our learning. He is very easy to get on with. Would definitely recommend.

Arpita (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Wonderful tutor helped my son get very good grades in French and German both.

Joerg (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Very good teacher, very helpful

Jackie (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Alister has been teaching me for a few weeks now. I am one of his older pupils and he has always been very patient with my forgetfulness. I have no hesitation in recommending him.

Jon (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Alister has quickly grasped what I am hoping to achieve through using a tutor and our first two lessons have absolutely met my requirements.

Reshma (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Alister knows his subjects well and is great at engaging. We look forward to his working with my son on his German.

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