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Amanda - English, Drama and Communication Skills Tutor in Derby

Amanda Jayne Elocution/ Accent Reduction Tutor (Derby)

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  • Professional Qualification BA (Hons) in English and Drama
  • Professional Qualification MA (Dip) in Education
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check Enhanced DBS
  • Professional Membership LAMDA and Equity
  • References References are available upon request
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Personal Message
As a voice coach, actor and examiner with over 20 years teaching experience I believe that every student deserves the highest quality education with dedication to personal tuition to encourage the best results.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I both teach and examine in English and Drama. Having worked as an examiner for AQA for both the English and Drama syllabus and worked as a LAMDA examiner since 2011.
This means I can cover and have taught all speech and communication qualifications including public speaking as well as English and Drama qualifications.
Tell me about your qualifications.
BA (Hons) English and Drama
MA (Dip) in Education
GTTP Post graduate teaching qualification
ALAM Post graduate acting diploma
Trinity Cert TESOL Post graduate certificate in Teaching English as a second language
What kind of experience do you have?
I have foundation degrees in both Drama & English. I then went onto study my masters degree in Education, as well as completing a postgraduate diploma in acting & teaching.
I understand the trials of auditions as I first gained my equity card as a child, acting in the theatre including west end in 1981 and my first television acting was in London in 1988.
Having been a member of the LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) teaching association since 1995, I regularly train actors for their performance skills.
How much do you charge?
£40 per hour
£20 per 1/2 hour lesson

£450 1/2 day group workshop (plus travel and time expenses)
£750 1 day group workshop (plus travel and time expenses)
Where do you teach?
I teach at home but I will travel anywhere for group sessions as I will charge travel and time expenses
When are you available?
Available each day and evening by arrangement
Which ages and levels do you teach?
Happy to teach ages 7 to 70 years
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
GCSE, A Level, LAMDA and Trinity exams, up to diploma level in all areas of the syllabus as well as ILETS (and other TESOL) and entrance exams for university as well as drama school auditions.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes, Full enhanced and portable DBS
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Tell me about some of your current students.
I have students and schools from across the midlands as well as TV personalities, business clients, from Rolls Royce and Birmingham and Derbyshire councils.
Subjects taken are from public speaking to teacher training, acting, mime and everything in between.
Do you have a personal message for students?
Your voice is your vital tool for communication skills and first impressions count. If you want to find your own voice, it says such a lot about who you are as a person - let's make sure that it's saying what you want it to!