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Susan

Susan
Susan
Tutor
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Feedback Score:
+22
Member Since: 25/04/2016
Last Login: 10 days ago
Response Rate: 100%
Expected Response: < 10 hours

My Qualifications

PGCE
Nottingham Trent University
PGCE Secondary, primary training included
Accredited  (2000)
BSc
Nottingham Trent University
Environment Studies and Business Administration
BSc Hons 2.1  (1999)

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Rates summary: 25.00 to 34.00 per hour
PrimaryKS3GCSEA-LevelAdult Learner
Biology-£25£28--
Business Studies--£28£34-
Career Development----£34
Economics--£28£34-
Efl£25£25£28-£34
English£25£25£28£34£34
Geography-£25£28£34-
History-£25£28£34-
Leisure Studies--£28£34-
Maths£25£25£28-£34
Physics-£25£28--
Politics---£34-
Special Needs£25£25£28£34-

Information about Susan

Self Employed Tutor

Please message on Tutorhunt.

All previous tutees improved their grades.

Area:- 20m radius Nottingham, UK.

A Registration *Finders Fee* Tutor

Please register with TutorHunt for contact details, then email, phone or msg with home address for tuition lessons.

Face to face at your home, or Skype lessons. 1hr tailored resources made for your student ..Each hour has +1h resources.

For lessons at home, we need a table, a notebook & pen.

Lessons are after registration with Tutorhunt.

Online is by Skype.

Super resources for Junior, KS3, GCSE, & A Level. A Level is directed learning if only 1hr weekly.

Catch up on learning, all ages especially 1hr English and Maths

Discounts on 1 or 2 hrs. Eng & Maths, 2Eng or 2Maths.

Discounts are for ongoing bookings same weekday, same time, same location, each week, paid in adv. Tutees to be available for all tuition all 4 weeks. Any doubts pse pay weekly initially.

Skype, student books/Text books can be loaned & delivered.

Only Skype in bad weather.

Rates = 1 hr lesson & 1 weekly task commented on. Any additional is pro rata the hourly rate.

Hours 4pm-10.30pm, other hours e.g. before school or daytimes are possible.

Agreement Info:-

Please pay by bank transfer, paypal invoice or cash. I have a 4 weeks or 4 lessons minimum (8 for online) as lesson times are reserved for you ongoing.

NB for struggling tutees, continuous support is available, including Homeschool Support

Holidays Half Terms, Christmas, Easter pse advise in advance.

Any rescheduling illness etc may equal late evening tutor times. Last minute changes ie location, time = an extra hours fee.

Lessons

Home, Skype, Email or Phone tuition includes subject web-blogs and subject/topic website workpages. 1 resource per 4 lessons incl in the fee.

Tuition is with a forward looking helpful tutor.

Tuition lessons are individually made for each student after discussing current progress.

Subjects

Key Stage 2 SATs English & Maths

KS3 in English Lang. & Lit. Maths, Geography and History, Comb. Science

Year 10 & 11 GCSE in English Lang. English Lit. Economics, Maths, Geography, History, Combined Science, Business Studies, Economics.

A Level English Lang, English Lit, Business Studies, Economics, Geography, History, Politics.

All exam boards (including iGCSE)

Fees are the usual area cost for all lessons.

Personal

I am a qualified teacher (QTS PGCE Secondary BSc Hons) i.e. I am qualified to teach any subject (excepting MFL/Music) to GCSE & my own subjects to Undergraduate level.

I have taught for a number of years in Nottm/Notts/Derbys schools.
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I have Secondary School, Junior School and College teaching experience and have been tutoring for over 14 years.

Groups
I tutor groups please message.

Cancellation info
minimum notice please*. 4 weeks if monthly in advance. 8 for online.
Other cancellation refunds are by discretion. 50% fee if no rescheduling within 7 days. Twice in 4, 2nd =100%

If payment is monthly but additional hours are requested & added to the lesson time (ie. lesson & 1 email answer marked) then total hours are calculated.

An additional £10 fee for preparation and/or travel, may be incurred (unless the tutee has an unforseen problem). Also for marked work/per hr

Family Discounts
I offer Family discounts and shared tuition.

I can offer 2 subjects in one 1.30hr lesson GCSE and A Level.

SATs

For younger students I tutor SATs catch up and improvement Literacy and Numeracy at Key Stage 2.

I tutor boosting grades from Key Stage 2 and 3, 4 (GCSE) and A Level.

Fees & Terms
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The minimum number of hourly lessons is 1hr lesson x 4 weeks. 4 lessons absolute min.

If 1 single lesson is requested at the outset. The Premium is from £60 to £90 depending on preparation time. 1hr30m or 2hrs.
If 4 hrs min are booked & only 1hr taken then premium plus prep time & admin & travel are added to cancellation fees.

Planning & Admin is included for 4 hrs min

Travel fee over 20 miles
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Homeschool Support 4 subj - Skype 2hrs weekly Texbook Learning & 1:1 = £70 F2F 2hrs fee + travel fee weekly. Add Subject £7 Email work plan weekly & tailored subject blogs Marked work. GCSE/AL.

*NB. 2 lessons or 1 week = a cancellation fee. Late notification of cessation of monthly continuation = 4 weeks fee

Non availability for lessons:- fees are waived if lessons are rescheduled with 24hr notice for the same week. Moving on a week by discretion. No refunds if the tutor has to advise non availability but rescheduling will be arranged

*In revision weeks, new ad hoc single lessons must be at weekends & min £60 for 2 hours to avoid inconveniencing existing students

*A Level tuition single lesson for retake planning are the fees plus £15 min 2 hours.

Marking extra papers for private AL Candidate Grades (only after 6mths tuiton) £50

Additional A Level essay assessments £15.

Any communication with the tutor should be by email emerg can be messages.

It is the responsibility of the Tutee or Tutee`s representative to determine & advise the tutees examination board details and ensure teacher assignment work details are correct ie essay titles. (Please ask school/college teachers for emails). Out of School - parents/guardians book exams

A copy is available in .pdf format.

It is the students responsibility to work hard towards & take the examinations and teacher assessments. Tutors do all they can to help boost grades, refunds are not made if the examination results are not improved or if assignments/teacher assessment grades are not as expected. Tutees must send regular work set by the tutor for comments or marking

Please note:- teaching organisations recommend 2.5 x the basic teaching salary converted to hours this equals £42.50 per hour

The rates charged here (including an hours work before the lesson time, & travel time), represent excellent value and are competitive.

I write resources & make web-blog subject `intranets with workpages. These resources are tailored on a one to one (or group) basis, they are provided for the students reference and study help for their subject and are free to use.

I check all subject specifications & find suitable textbook & online resources. I prepare topic individualised lesson plans and resources tailored to tutee needs. Marking is in the form of comments returned with improvements suggested to the set work.

Data Protection
Tutor info is the same as the Electoral Roll.

Availability: See the availabity list.

Alternatively, please contact for availability - most days and evenings are available depending on current students.

There are further discounts for 1.30 minute 2 hour and full half day tuition sessions.

Tutee availability & commitment

Please be available for all scheduled tuition lessons. Part lessons are not possible. Lessons are booked hourly

Tutees need to be available at home or on skype for booked lessons; skype please ensure the internet connection is ok 10m before the lesson.

Tutees need a notebook per subject and pen. Written work is essential. It is also necessary to have a calculator preferrably a scientific calculator for GCSE subjects (and above) plus a ruler, protractor and compass.

Written answers to questions set (weekly if qualification subjects) should be sent to the tutor by email or Skype photos. During tuition it will be necessary to show written answers.

The tutee must commit to the tuition process and for qualification subjects this includes one piece of written work between tuition lessons.

It may be necessary to buy textbooks or revision guides in addition to tuition fees.

Groups

Group tuition is possible for revision.

Full half days are bookable at £75.00 for just one half day 9am-1.00pm to check there are no gaps in school or college teaching, to help sort notes and to revise. (Representing 25% discount). This fee can be shared, maximum students 5 to a group.

The half day is also available for ESL. It is possible to book a library room or zoom and hold a shared tuition half day for 5+ students - payment to be discussed.

Availability consideration if only a single lesson is required.

Single lessons (no ongoing weekly lessons) are the hourly rate plus £15 and it is preferable for these to be in the daytime so ongoing student times are not used for single lessons.

Willing to travel: 20 miles

Experience: I qualified in 2000 as a mature student seeking a second career and taught in Local Education Authority Schools.

I tutor all subjects shown at all levels. My business is recognised as self employment by the Inland Revenue. I also give advice on small business setups and basic accounts.

I have Teaching Experience in Notts, Derbys and Leics schools.

I passed a Return To Teaching Course in 2007-8, teaching Maths with the Literacy Matters Company the course is Referenced and Certificated and the Certificate states the following:-

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This is to certify that

Mrs Susan
QTS PGCE BSc Hons

";Has successfully completed a TDA funded, Secondary, Return to Teaching Course";


The Qualification is in addition to and updates QTS and PGCE Secondary, it Covers and Certificates the following elements:


National Strategy Professional Standards for Teachers

Ofsted National Curriculum & 14 –19 Curriculum

National Strategies

Every Child Matters

Improving the Climate for Learning

Classroom/ Behaviour and School Management

Learning Styles

Modelling

ICT/E-learning

Designing and Planning Lessons

SEN code of Practice

Reading Assessment

Planning

Writing Assessment

Cross Curricular Links

Numeracy

Inclusion

It also includes the successful completion of a ten day school placement, including modern methods of teaching (Maths and ICT)

Self evaluation and career progression.

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I have taught in LEA schools and briefly on supply in a Private School.

Currently as well as tutoring, I am researching Synthetic and Analytic Phonics for primary students and catchup readers to make them more accessible at all levels from Keystage 1 to Secondary School (Key Stage 4 catchup and ESOL) plus I am working on similar programmes for Maths catchup and creating resources for A Level subjects particularly Business Studies. I make subject `intranets` too.

Other Experience

I have 20 years experience in Admin in Finance and Industry.

DBS Check: Yes

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Feedback For Susan (22)

We have a total of 22 review(s) for Susan.

Farhana (Mrs)
08/01/2024

5/5 Rating

Susan is an excellent tutor! My son really enjoys the lessons and his confidence in English has already increased massively.


Jamie (Mr)
11/09/2023

5/5 Rating

Very good and professional. Appreciate our situation is not a common one, but very good at adapting and helping us. Thank you.


Hayley (Miss)
23/07/2023

5/5 Rating

We are delighted to have found Sue to tutor our daughter in English and Maths, KS3 level. Sue has a wealth of knowledge, resources and experience. Coupled with her teaching style we would highly recommend. Reliable, Professional and Informative.

Tutors Response :

Many Thanks


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