The Manchester Metropolitan University
The University of Manchester
Information about Kathryn
I am a Linguistics graduate from the University of Manchester and I gained my Post-Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Secondary English from Manchester Metropolitan University. I am a wife and mother of two children, aged 10 and 7, and I am a co-Director of The Learning Collective Group Ltd which offer a range of educational services to schools and parents. I am currently working in local schools and with young people in a 1:1 and small group settings. I am 100% driven by people, whether it be spending time with family or friends or helping people who need support, practically, emotionally or academically.
Availability: Pending bookings:
Tuesday 9am - 7pm
Wednesday 9am - 7pm
Thursday 9am - 7pm
Willing to travel: Home Only
Experience: I have taught in two large secondary schools over 20 years, securing strong grades in KS3 tests, GCSEs and A-levels in both English and English Literature for hundreds of young people across all abilities. Year on year, I achieved `positive residuals` whereby the performance of my students always compared favourably to their performance in other subjects. I am lucky enough to also have experience in teaching Year 2-6 students. My teaching is lively and aims to engage every child I work with.
My approach to tutoring is simple. I thrive on making a difference and I am motivated by helping young people grow in confidence and achieve success. I plan for each individual`s academic needs by writing personalised programmes of study based around their hobbies and interests, wherever possible.
I engage students by making sessions challenging, lively and enjoyable. I love my subject and aim to pass this enthusiasm on to the young people I teach. I take the fear out of aspects English they have struggled with and bring clarity to aspects that can bring confusion. I am a perfectionist and love what I do.
I firmly believe that to ensure young people reach their potential that each student must be taught as an individual. In order to do this, I always plan lessons that cater for different learning styles; I am always uncompromising in my belief that all young people can reach their full potential in a secure environment and I am meticulous in my detailed, personal written feedback.