Maths, English tutor in Croydon

Melanie R.

location_on Croydon, England

£ 20 / hour

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About me

I have been a tutor for home educated children for around 6 years teaching English and Maths from ks 1- ks 4, also experienced working in school environments on both a voluntary and employee basis.


University East LondonSocial ScienceBA (hons) Psychosocial Studies
Sheffield UniversityLinguisticsCertificate in Language Studies (level 1)

Tutoring Experience

For over 6 years, I have been teaching numerous students Maths and English at Ks1-Ks4 whom are home educated and providing a supplementary tuition for those attending school. After working in a school environment as a Teaching Assistant /Support Teacher in schools I decided to work independently. I devise schemes of work according to each students individual needs and understand that education is not only about passing exams but also a long term personal investment. For instance, many children face challenges with literacy, especially expressing themselves in writing although their spoken English is fine. I encourage them to structure sentences similar to how they speak and then review their work by taking into consideration grammar and punctuation. Sometimes I will ask students to record their sentences, replay and then listen which enables them to identify errors not necessarily recognised by simply reading.

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