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Institute of Education, University of London
Imperial College London
Information about Ian
I`m a qualified teacher. I describe myself as approachable, straight forward and outgoing person. Furthermore, I`m highly reliable and a well resourced. I have extensive experience in both private and state teaching. I am able to engage well with people and have a genuine interest in science as well as really enjoy teaching the subject. I am a professionally trained and therefore fully qualified an teacher with 18 years successful teaching as well as examining experience. I know the the A2, AS and GCSE Biology, Chemistry syllabi thoroughly. I also teach Maths up to GCSE level. I have experience of preparing students for Medicine UCAS applications as well as the BMAT and UKCAT aptitude assessments. I also know how to maximize students` potential in exams and coursework as well being able to communicate knowledge and understanding well on all levels.
Every student has different needs. and therefore I tailor my tutoring towards the student particular needs. Initially I encourage students to highlight their strengths and weaknesses. I have a non-judgemental approach and attempt to build confidence through encouragement, motivation and rigorous practise. I am well resourced and am familiar with specification of all the main exam boards in both chemistry`s and biology. I am able to communicate simple to difficult scientific concepts well to student through a range of teaching strategies. I encourage feedback and engage well with students. I will also consider teaching groups of students.
Availability: Evening and the weekends as well as holiday periods.
I live in Stockwell and work in Central London so am flexible where I can tutor. Prepared to cycle 20 mins .
I am very experienced in online tutoring if travel is an issue. Over the past few years, I have found the online experience to be nearly just as good as the face-to-face experience as I am proficient in the use of different software platforms (two way online whiteboard, PowerPoint , Word, Acrobat PDF and flexicam) when it comes to online tuition.
Willing to travel: 5 miles
Experience: I have 18 years experience in teaching Chemistry and Biology at all levels to A level and GCSE Maths, 6 of which as Head of Sixth Form as well as 15 years as an chemistry/biology examiner (OCR, Edexcel and AQA) in chemistry and biology disciplines at A level and GCSE/ iGCSE science. I am familiar with all boards in Chemistry and Biology. I have also been a personal tutor for the past 8 years. In all areas I have had excellent success and can supply references if asked. Furthermore I have a CRB. I am considered to be patient and understanding, but can be a motivator when required to obtain maximum potential from students.
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Feedback For Ian (1)
Ian works with my sister now for several months helping her with her chemistry and biology which she is really feeling the benefit. He has a calm clear way of covering the subject and my daughter feels she has already learnt a lot from him. He is a passionate teacher with years experience. Highly recommended.
Ian,is teaching my daughter a level chemistry, so far my daughter is enjoying the lesson, she is happy with Ian teaching