SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) with a PGCE (Primary) and more than 15 years of experience teaching, mostly in prestigious British private/independent schools including preparatory feeder schools for Harrow School. I hold full enhanced DBS/CRB checks. My qualifications include a BSc with Honours from the LSE, a PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate in Education) and Trinity Certificate TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). I am CRB checked, have a proven track record in boosting my students` attainment, and am available to tutor children from 4 to 12 years of age in English and/or Mathematics. I have successfully prepared students for SATS and for 11+ examinations for entry to independent schools.
I am also available to tutor adults who have English as a second language.
In terms of personal qualities, I am kind, patient, firm when needed, and versatile.
Rate: £30 - £45 per hour dependent on the level of need of the student, extent of preparation/resources required, and on travel costs/time.
Availability: Weekdays: afternoon / evening
School holidays: available most of the time
I prefer to tutor students either in my home or theirs, or in a public space such as a library.
Willing to travel: 3 miles
Experience: Jan 2017 - presentContact this Tutor
SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) in a primary school in Islington. I lead the special needs, EAL and medical provision across the school. My role involves identifying students with special educational needs and liaising with and implementing recommendations of other professionals e.g. Educational psychologists, Speech and language therapists, Physiotherapists, Occupational therapists, Clinical Psychologists (CAMHS), Autism Outreach and Behaviour Outreach. I work closely with other staff, advising them on how best to support children with SEND.
Jan 2016 - Dec 2016
Specialist SEN teacher in KS1/2 and Year 6 class teacher at Limespring School (Independent school for children with SpLD) in East Finchley, London. I planned and delivered the national curriculum to children with Specific Learning Difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD and Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), employing a multi-sensory approach.
Dec 2014 - Dec 2015
Employed as an Intervention teacher across KS1 and KS2 in St Matthews CE Primary School in Enfield LEA. I worked to boost the attainment of students with special educational needs in Maths and English including lower ability and gifted/talented.
Aug 2011 Jul 2013
Employed at St Andrews International School, Bangkok, as Year 5 classteacher, Primary Foundation Subjects Coordinator and member of the Senior Management Team.
Aug 2008 Jul 2011
Employed at Harrow International School, Bangkok, as Year 5 class teacher.
Sep 2002 Jul 2008
Employed at Northwood Preparatory School, Hertfordshire, as Year 1 classteacher, School ICT trainer and Junior School ICT co-ordinator.
Jul 2001 Jul 2002
Employed as an NQT (Newly Qualified Teacher) at Oldfield Primary School, Ealing LEA, as Year 5 classteacher.
Other Relevant Employment:
Dec 2003 Dec 2006
Swot Shop, Harrow, Middx. - Tutoring pupils from 4 to 12 years of age
Mar Jul 2003
AQA (for DfES) - KS2 English SATs Exam Marker
Jul Aug 2001/2/3
English Language Cultural Organisation, Herts. EAL teacher summer work, teaching foreign students age 10 to 18
Sep 1999 Sep 2000
Pump House Children & Youth Theatre, Herts. - Drama teacher