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C Sibley - Chemistry/ Science Tutor in Colchester

C Sibley A-level Chemistry Tutor (Colchester)

C Sibley

  • Mile End (CO4)
  • Last Logged In: 07 Jun 2018
  • Sex: Female
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Personal Message
I am Head of Chemistry in my school, a role that have held for 10 years at my current school and is the second school I have held the title. I have taught and tutored AQA and OCR A level along with AQA, OCR and EDXECEL GCSE double and triple science.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Chemistry AS, A2, GCSE and GCSE s double science for OCR, AQA and Edexcel. I have also experience in GCSE biology, GCSE physics in these exam boards and IB Chemistry, both standard and higher.
Tell me about your qualifications.
I have a Masters in Chemistry from Exeter University and a PGCE from Southampton University.
What kind of experience do you have?
I have been a teacher of chemistry since 2001, head of chemistry since 2003 and assistant head of science simce 2012. I have extensive knowledge of OCR A, OCR B and AQA A-level specifications in chemistry and AQA, OCR and Edexcel GCSE specifications in chemistry, biology and physics. I currently teach AQA GCSE in biology, chemistry and physics along with AQA GCSE Double science. I have also been working with Cambridge University admissions office and Chemistry department to increase applicant success, working with students to improve their UCAS applications and personal statements.
How much do you charge?
I charge £30 per hour for A-level and £25 per hour for GCSE. For tutoring at a student's own home I do charge for travel depending on distance/time taken.
Where do you teach?
I tutor I currently only have the option to tutor at my own property due to child care commitments. I can offer Skype for those who are further afield and have done this successfully, along with text based communication moving students from a U to A grade at A level via msn messenger.
When are you available?
I am available from 5-8pm every evening and Saturday mornings. During school holidays I am available from 8am - 8pm and can offer multiple sessions as appropriate. I have good availability during the Easter holidays and May half term for examination preparation.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach solely GCSE and A-level students as part of my job and therefore have extensive experience in preparing students for examinations.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I can prepare students for GCSE in Chemistry and Science and A-levels in Chemistry.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have an up-to-date CRB with Essex County Council as I am currently teaching.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Skype either web cam or written (some students like the ability to review the material from the session at their leisure)
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I am a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry.