A Houghton-le-Spring-based English teacher to your home or online

Our English Tutors in Houghton-le-Spring 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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Just a few of our English teachers in Houghton-le-Spring

Mrs Jennifer M

I am an experienced French and Spanish teacher, holding a PGCE from Newcastle University dating from 2000. I have held Head of Languages posts in several UK secondary schools in London, Leeds and the North East. I am currently Head of MFL at a secondary school in County Durham. I have taught French and Spanish to all age groups from primary to university level in the UK, as well as in France, Canada and Mexico. I hold a BA in French and Italian from Birmingham University and a DEUG, MA and MPhil in French from Grenoble and Lyon Universities in France. I have been a moderator for the AQA exam board for A2 French and an examiner for AQA GCSE French speaking. This year I will be an examiner for the AQA and Pearson GCSE French and Spanish writing examinations. Since March 2020 I have conducted many French and Spanish lessons online through TEAMS. Teaching languages is my passion and I thoroughly enjoy imparting my knowledge to foreign language learners!!

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
English, French, Spanish, Italian, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
Degree level qualification in Spanish, Instituto Cervantes, Leeds (2017). Certificate in Italian Language and Culture (2001). PGCE Newcastle University (2001). DEA (MPhil) in French Language, Literature and Civilisation, Lyon III University, France.(1996). MA in Comparative Francophone Literature, Lyon II University France (1994). R.S.A. (Cambridge) Preparatory Certificate in T.E.F.L. (1993). BA (Hons) French with Italian, Birmingham University (1993).

Mr Lee M

I am currently working in the Gateshead area as a Head of Year and Teacher of English and I am approaching my tenth year in secondary education. I have a wide range of experiences, working alongside pupils with Special Educational Needs. In particular, I have a thorough understanding of AQA GCSE and A Level English Language and English Literature specifications - working as an examiner for GCSE English Language in particular. I pride myself on the resources I create and the relationships that I establish with students. I have already dedicated time to tutoring, working closely after school with students who are struggling with their confidence in the subject. I have achieved outstanding results throughout my career and would be fully dedicated to the tutoring programme. Alongside teaching English, I also have thorough experience in teaching Film and Media Studies.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Language, English Literature
Qualifications:
Qualified Teacher Status. BA (Hons) English Education (11-18 Years): First Class Honours (2011).

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 TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Spanish, EFL or ESL, English Language, SATs, English Literature
Qualifications:
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).

Miss Claire S

I have been a teacher since 2003 working in a variety of educational establishments with middle leadership experience. I have taught KS3-5 English Literature and English Language. In addition to this, I have also taught KS4/5 Media Studies and KS5 Film Studies. I am also an examiner for various boards and have taught an array of exam boards. Additionally I am a team leader for English Language Paper 1. My examiner experience is invaluable in assessing the needs of students and looking on how to approach exam questions. I have taught students of varying academic abilities and have been praised in observations on my ability to endure my teaching ensures all learners are engaged.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
SEN, English, English Literature, English Language
Qualifications:
PGCE English, Newcastle University (2003). BA (Hons) English Literature (2001).

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 TAUGHT:
Primary, SEN, English, Maths, SATs, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
BA (Hons) Primary Education, Durham University (2016).

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