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Bideford, Devon
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Member Since: 26/03/2019
Last Login: 18 days ago
Response Rate: 100%
Expected Response: < 11 hours

My Qualifications

Kingston University
PGCE Primary
Pass  (1994)
Royal Holloway, University of London
2:1  (1992)

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How references rated Ellie

Music Theory----£30

Information about Ellie

I have more than twenty years` experience as a class teacher and tutor. I particularly enjoy working with children who are anxious or need some extra help to fulfil their potential in the classroom. My school-based work has included 1:1 Pupil Premium tuition, ranging from Reception to Year 6, including SATs preparation. I also enjoy supporting children through the transition to secondary school. My approach is to cultivate confident learners using games and practical activities to develop a thorough understanding of the concepts involved. I work with children to discover gaps in learning which are easily missed in a classroom environment.
I am also a keen musician and very much enjoy using my skills to pass on my love of music-making to children and adults.

Availability: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday (not eve), Friday, Saturday(am).

Willing to travel: Home Only

Experience: I have been a primary school teacher since 1994. I have worked as a full-time and part-time class teacher, and also have experience in one-to-one support as a Pupil Premium teacher across the entire primary age range. I have several years experience in helping to prepare Year 6 pupils for SATs tests, particularly anxious pupils or those who need extra support or extra time in tests.
I also have more than ten years` experience in teaching oboe, piano(particularly beginners and up to Grade 5), recorder and preparation for Music Theory exams.
I hold an enhanced DBS certificate for children`s work at my church.

DBS Check: Yes

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We have a total of 4 review(s) for Ellie.

Jeremy (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Our son can struggle to stay focussed and with self-esteem. Ellie has been kind, patient and worked with him to ensure he makes progress in his tuition. He looks forward (mostly ;-)) to his sessions and that`s a success!

Rachel (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

She is very kind ang great teacher.

Sarah (Miss)

5/5 Rating

Very friendly Lady, made my daughter feel at ease from the very beginning. Patient, Intuitive and my daughter looks forward to her session every week!

Neil (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Ellie has provided excellent tutoring for our 7 year old daughter. She is very gentle, approachable and kind and clearly has a wealth of experience. Our daughter who is initially quite shy on meeting new people, is very fond of her and Ellie immediately made her feel at ease.

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