A Dover-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Dover are all fully-qualified teachers, who also offer their skills as high-quality home tutors. All are subject-specialists, professional, reliable, and are up-to-date with Examination Boards and the current demands of a changing curriculum. Lessons are taught at your home or online and are scheduled at your convenience; whether weekdays, evenings or weekends.

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You don’t need to scroll through pages of irrelevant and often unavailable tutors with our service. Just fill in our simple form or have a quick phone call and, within 24 hours, we will send you a shortlist of available, suitable teachers in your area.

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You can be safe in the knowledge that if you are unhappy with your first lesson (this is rare, but we understand that sometimes the fit isn’t quite right), we will not charge you for the lesson, and we will look to find you another high-quality teacher.

Just a few of our English teachers in Dover

Mrs Celia B

Qualified and experienced Teacher, currently teaching at Sutton Valence Prep School as well as offering home tuition. Teaches all core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum, Key Stages 1 and 2, as well as offering Functional Skills in Maths and English. Can support preparations for SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams. Wide ranging SEN experience. Currently studying for Specialist Teacher Status in Dyslexia with the British Dyslexia Association.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, French, German, Italian, English Language, Study Skills, SATs, 13+, School Entrance Exams, 11+, English Literature
Qualifications:
Advanced Certificate in Teaching and Learning in the Early Years, Canterbury Christ Church University College (2002). PGCE Modern Foreign Languages, Canterbury Christ Church University College (1989). BA (Hons) French and Italian with Distinction in Oral Italian, University of Exeter and University of Urbino (1998).

Ms Karen R

With over 25 years of teaching, I love to find the way that helps every student achieve. I work with pupils from Years 2 to 11, and also adults. I offer English Language up to GCSE, and Maths up to KS3 (other subjects on request). Experienced in preparation for Kent Test, SATs, 11+ and 13+ examinations, I have worked with both SEN and gifted and talented students. In addition I am a freelance educational writer, with wide business experience and a view beyond the everyday school approach. (nutshellcopywriting.co.uk). Positive and encouraging, with a special interest in English. I adapt my sessions to the learning style and level of each student - looking for gaps in knowledge whilst maintaining a high standard of progress. Lessons are fun and interactive, with learning and improving the key focus. Students really progress with 1:1 tutoring. Confidence, interest and success happens when work is tailored to their specific needs.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, EFL or ESL, SATs, English Literature, School Entrance Exams, 11+, English Language
Qualifications:
MA Creative Writing (Distinction) Canterbury Christ Church University (2011). PGCE Primary Education, Bedford College (1990). TEFL, Cambridge (1992). MSc Accountancy 2:1 Hull University (1988).

Miss Kirsty G

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, with 10 years experience, most recent position was at a local primary school where I worked in year 2 for 3 years. Over the years I have worked in KS2 as well as Early Years and Year 1. I Teach all core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum, EYFS, Key Stages 1 and 2. Can support preparations for SATs and School Entrance exams. SEN experience. Can offer homeschooling.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, SATs, School Entrance Exams, 11+
Qualifications:
QTS Primary, Canterbury Christ Church University, (2009). BA (Hons) Primary Education, Canterbury Christ Church University, (2009).

Mrs Una B

I gained my teaching qualification in maths and science while living in Dublin. Working in the UK I have considerable experience teaching and tutoring students from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 4, particularly with EAL and SEN needs. I have a great deal of experience working with students to build their confidence in their learning skills particularly in the core subject areas which is so important for students with dyslexia or dyscalculia. My key areas for tuition have included Maths to all levels, English and Science to GCSE, and many successful years with 11+ assessments. My experience has been particularly successful with children demonstrating some anxiety with learning and asking for support in a classroom environment.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, EFL or ESL, School Entrance Exams, 11+, SATs
Qualifications:
NASENCO Middlesex University (ongoing). Higher Diploma in Education from University College Dublin (1984). BSc (Hons) Maths/Chemistry from University College Dublin (1983).

Mrs Gillian B

A qualified and experienced teacher, currently working as a one to one intervention GCSE teacher at St Augustine Academy, following AQA exam board. I also tutor both English and History at A level and GCSE. I currently have a number of students taking A level English, exam board Edexcel. Current texts are Hamlet and Othello alongside poetry and a variety of literary genre. I also teach Edexcel and Eduquas exam boards for GCSE English both privately and in a school setting. I currently also teach History at both GCSE and A level covering mainly AQA and Edexcel exam boards. I have experience of teaching a number of topic areas including both Russian and German history, also the crusades, Tudors and American history among others. I have 30 years experience of teaching both A level and GCSE and I am A level trained as I was previously a college lecturer.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, History, English Literature, English Language, 13+, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
PGCE University of London (1994). BA (Hons) English and History, University of London (1980).

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How are Dover schools performing?

We connect you to the best teachers who work across several of the best primary and secondary schools in Dover (some detailed below). This means we can reliably provide you with a local and experienced tutor that fits your needs.

Dover primary school performance:

The Dover area has 19 primary schools (one of the top being Langdon Primary School with 25% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils achieve well. Children make a good start in the early years, and year on year their achievements are rising. Across the school, there is an improving trend in reading, mathematics and writing since the previous inspection so that now pupils in all parts of the school achieve at least as well as pupils elsewhere.”

The Dover local authority has an average of 68% of students meeting the expected standards in reading, writing, and maths at primary school age (vs England's average of 65%). And has an average of 12% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Dover secondary school performance:

The Dover area has 9 secondary schools (one of the top being Dover Grammar School for Girls with 83% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Students and staff share a love of learning. The level of challenge and intellectual rigour in lessons is consistently high and, as a result, all groups of students make rapid and sustained progress. They consistently achieve examination results which are well above the national average.”

The Dover local authority has an average of 46% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 95% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Dover Ofsted ratings:

80% of Dover schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 5 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website