King`s College London
King`s College London
Qualified Teacher Status Secondary
First Class Honours (2012)
Information about Maria
I am a highly experienced, qualified Maths teacher with a track record of good results. I have a First Class Honors BSc in Mathematics from Durham University and a PGCE from Kings College London. I am a well-rounded, high-achieving and compassionate person.
I believe that every student is capable of succeeding in Maths as long as they are taught in a way suited to them. I also believe that it is important in Maths to truly understand the content and how it all fits together. Making links between topics is vital as there is then less to remember and it becomes much easier to recall information in future. Maths is a subject which requires a lot of resilience and many students suffer from Maths anxiety because of the fear of getting it wrong. In the classroom, students can often struggle if they are not receiving the individual support they need and, as a tutor, I have a unique opportunity to give this.
As a tutor, my first task is to ensure that each student believes they can succeed. I pride myself on my ability to connect with my students, work out what they need in order to understand the content and create a safe environment where they are not afraid to make mistakes. I show them that mistakes are learning points in Maths and the path to success is to persevere through these and adapt your knowledge as you progress through each topic. As a teacher and a tutor, I am able to guide students through this process.
Availability: Available any time during school holidays. During term time available any evening, weekends or anytime on Monday.
Willing to travel: 50 miles
Experience: I have been a qualified classroom teacher for over 8 years and, in addition, have tutored students ranging from age 7 up to adult. I have taught at a Grammar School in Kent as well as private schools in Malaysia, Cambridge and Bedford. My classroom teaching has been for students aged between 11 and 18 and includes GCSE, IGCSE, IB and A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics. My students have always achieved well due to the fact that I inspire them to enjoy the subject and know how best to prepare them for their exams. This is because I have an in-depth knowledge of the curriculum as well as the common misconceptions students have for each topic.Contact this Tutor
Feedback For Maria (3)
My daughter said that Maria is probably the best tutor that she`s had. She clearly cared about the subject she was teaching, and was friendly and engaging.
Our sessions with Maria have been great - she is clearly up to date, and was careful to check which IB syllabus, and at what level, my daughter was studying. She is well prepared, keeps in touch, and is good at planning a work and revision schedule. We would really recommend her.