A Selection of Our Teachers

Stephanie M

BA (Hons) University of Sunderland (2002), CELTA Teesside University (2016). PGCE Teesside University (2018). MA TESOL, University of Sunderland (2020).

Member since 2020 Ms Stephanie M

Qualified and experienced ESOL, EFL, ESL, Functional English and literacy teacher. Currently teaching at Darlington College. Offers English as a second or foreign language tuition for adults (pre-entry to Level 2) and preparation for Functional English exams (E1 to L2). Specialises in teaching and supporting adults with low-level literacy skills who wish to improve their reading and writing.

Subjects: English, EFL or ESL

Joanne E

PGCE English Education with QTS, University of Sunderland (2015). MA (with Distinction) Northumbria University (2014). BA (Hons) English Literature (First Class), Northumbria University (2012).

Member since 2018 Mrs Joanne E

I am a qualified English Language and Literature Teacher, with experience of teaching Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5, and adults. I also work as a GCSE and IGCSE examiner for English Language and Literature. My focus is on building up and developing students' confidence in the subject and helping them to become successful communicators.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, EFL or ESL, 13+, Study Skills, English Language, English Literature, Homeschool, School Entrance Exams

Tracey S

Member since 2020 Miss Tracey S

I have over 25 years experience as a qualified teacher, working mostly at primary level, although in the last few years I have been working as a supply teacher and have worked in secondary schools also. I have also worked as an exam invigilator for GCSE exams. I have experience of teaching year 6 and being involved in assisting children to work towards SATS, both at KS1 and KS2. Additionally, I have knowledge of various phonics programmes, including letters and sounds and Read, Write Inc. and have incorporated both when teaching homeschooled children. I have helped young people who are working towards their GCSE's, in Maths, English and the Sciences and have added qualifications in Functional Skills, which allows me to teach adults Maths and English also. I have supported preparations for entrance exams at 11+ and 13+.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, 13+, School Entrance Exams, Study Skills, Homeschool, 11+

Jonathan K

PGCE English, University of Newcastle (2011). BA (Hons) English, University of Teesside (2008).

Member since 2016 Mr Jonathan K

Qualified and experienced teacher of English Language and Literature, currently working as Head of Department in a North East college. Teaches GCSE English Language, GCSE English Literature, IGCSE and A level, across all major exam boards, also currently working as an examiner, as well as holding the role of Lead English Expert for AQA (offering training to practitioners in schools and colleges across the country on their behalf). Also holds a DfE recognised leadership qualification and has had work published on a range of educational websites.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature, 13+, School Entrance Exams

Becky L

National Award for SENCo/PGCE Vulnerable Learners, Bath Spa University (2012). PGCE Teaching and Education, Bradford University (2000). BA (Hons) Modern Foreign Languages, Manchester Metropolitan University (1998).

Member since 2020 Ms Becky L

Qualified Primary Teacher who has been teaching Primary Schools for over twenty years. Worked both in the UK and abroad. My current role is as Safeguarding Lead Teacher in a very large primary school. Qualified SENDCo and worked as SENDCo in different schools for thirteen years. I have the National Award for SEND Co-ordination and a PGCE in Vulnerable Learners. I lead Computing in my current school also. I have experience of teaching all ages in Primary School (3-11.) Teaches Spanish up to GCSE level and English through to A level.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, Spanish, EFL or ESL, English Language, SATs, English Literature

Bradley M

BA (Hons) Primary Education, Durham University (2016).

Member since 2020 Mr Bradley M

Qualified and experienced Primary Teacher, currently teaching at Whitehouse Primary school. Teaches across the Primary Curriculum with particular specialism in KS2 for SATS preparation. SEN experience.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, Maths, SATs, School Entrance Exams

Molly G

PGCE Primary Education with QTS, Durham University (2017). BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies, Teesside University (2016). Makaton Sign Trained (2015).

Member since 2018 Miss Molly G

I am a fully qualified primary school teacher of 3 years. However my childcare and educational background spans 8 years. I currently teach full time at a primary school in Middlesbrough that accommodates a high number of EAL pupils. My specialist area is tuition of those aged 4-11 but I can also provide additional support to those in secondary school or higher education. I teach all core subjects across the Primary National Curriculum, Key Stages 1 and 2. I can support preparations for SATs, 11+ and School Entrance Exams. I have a plethora of SEN experience. I can support Home Schooling and online tuition.

Subjects: Primary, SEN and Learning Support, English, School Entrance Exams, 11+, Homeschool, IT Skills, 13+, University Entrance, SATs

Dorothy M

MA in Writing for Children, University of Central Lancashire (2011). BA English with Diploma in Education, Stirling University (1984). Certificates in Teaching Basic Literacy and Numeracy. Adult Literacy Teaching Recognition. Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language, Stevenson College, Edinburgh.

Member since 2016 Mrs Dorothy M

Qualified and experienced teacher of English, Literacy, Creative Writing and Basic Numeracy. Currently working as a full -time self-employed tutor supporting students with English and literacy from Primary, Key Stages 1 and 2, through Prep and scholarships, Key Stage 3, GCSE and A level across all the major exam boards. Also offers Adult and ESOL tuition. Considerable SEN experience. Also published author of children's fiction and educational resources.

Subjects: SEN and Learning Support, English, EFL or ESL, English Language, English Literature

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