My name is Lauren and I am friendly, hardworking, reliable and passionate about building confidence and tailoring my tutoring to the needs of the student. I am a graduate in Education with English and Drama from Cambridge University and have two years professional experience working in the charity sector.
Availability: I am available from 9am - 10pm Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays and 5.30 - 10pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Weekend hours could be negotiated.
Willing to travel: 12 miles
Experience: My experience in teaching and working with young people spans from studying theory of education in Sociology, Psychology, History and Philosophy during my degree to delivering person-centred workshops in youth settings and supporting young champions.
I have a training certificate in Safeguarding Vulnerable Children and recently updated DBS certificate.
2011-2015: University of Cambridge, Christs College
BA Hons Education with English and Drama - 2:1
2004-2011: Oxford High School GDST
2011: A Level in English Literature A*, History A*, Art & Design Textiles A*
2010: AS Level in Psychology A
2009: GCSEs in English Literature A*, English Language A*, History A*, Art & Design Textiles A*, Chemistry A*, Biology A*, Maths A, French A, Physics A, Latin A, Drama A
Employment and Experience:
April 2017: Time to Change Children & Young People Team
Training and supporting Young Champions, Schools and Communities to lead campaigns.
Working with a group of 10 young champions supporting them to carry out their own campaigns within their schools and communities.
Delivering Young People Leadership Training to Young People in the Eastern Region.
Campaigning in collaboration with Youth Professionals, Young Champions and Parents & Relatives within the Eastern Region.
September 2015 - January 2017: Resilient Together Campaigns and Programmes Officer, Mind in Cambridgeshire
Trained and mentored by expert on the Asset Based Community Development approach by Cormac Russell which emphasises a person-centred approach to empowering those who are marginalised and excluded, isolated or lacking in self-esteem by identifying their gifts and skills and connecting them to their neighbours through interest or skills.
Delivered workshops with group of young male adolescents on the Princes Trust NEET Programme.
Delivered workshops with Police Cadets and students in local high school.
Worked with Family Workers, Early Intervention Family Workers, Childrens Centre, Fawcett and Trumpington Meadows Primary Schools and Trumpington Community College Special Educational Needs Department.
July 2013 July 2014: Womens Officer, Cambridge University Students un ion [CUSU]
Trained Student Advisor with the CUSU Student Advice Service
Advising vulnerable students on an individual basis, mainly focussed on women students needing a listening ear and advice about the next steps. This included advice on Counselling Services, Sexual Assault services, Domestic Violence Services, Mental Health Services, International Student Services, LGBT Services, Bully and Harassment Policies and all other procedures, statutes and ordinances and regulations to do with the University and Cambridge City.
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