University of Southampton
Goldsmiths, University of London
London South Bank University
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Information about John
I was a secondary school teacher in Winchester for 31 years and loved every minute of it! I have recently finished working for myself as a consultant in the City of London. I am now taking on occasional supply work throughout Hampshire
I regard myself as a successful teacher who has an excellent relationship with all students - of both sexes - who I have taught.
I have worked extensively on developing a range of teaching and learning styles and skills and am confident that I can engage with children and young people easily and instantly.
I am a passionate guitar player and performer(!) enjoying a wide range of music. I can talk for England about football, rugby and cricket.
I hold a current DBS check (formerly CRB)
Availability: On request and by appointment
Willing to travel: 10 miles
Experience: I had a teaching career of 31 years: teaching History, Sociology and English. I managed Personal Social and Health Education for 12 years and was a Head of Year for 15 years. I have given extensive one-to-one and intervention support throughout my career and as part of my responsibilities.
I can offer tutorial support for GCSE English, History and Sociology and for general English improvement skills. I can also offer support and guidance for revision skills and technique, examination preparation, time management, basic literacy and numeracy improvement.
In addition I can offer support in Drugs Awareness, Sexual Health Education and risk management for parents and children or both. I can also work with anyone who needs help with Citizenship skills: the delivery of Citizenship was another of my responsibilities.
I have run Parent Support groups, given presentations on Drugs Awareness and Sexual Health Education and have materials published on Drugs Awareness teaching.
Feedback For John (4)
We have found John to be very friendly, patient, proffessional and flexible. My daughter feels that she is definately benefiting from his help.
John is a very nice and responsible tutor. We will recommend him to who need the English help.
John was perfect for my son. He quickly found shared interests which ensured that my son enjoyed his tutor lessons. Then he gently taught my son how to revise and how to perform in an exam. The outcome was a move from D and E grades to A, B and C grades in History and English GCSEs.
Very prepared Teacher, pleasant person and very understandable towards teen age student. I could not more pleased. Highly recommended