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Clare Corcoran, MA - English/ Geography Tutor in Balham

Clare Corcoran, MA English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Teacher (South West London)

Clare Corcoran, MA

  • Streatham (SW12) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 21 Feb 2018
  • Sex: Female
  • Can Travel To: Merton, Wandsworth, Westminster
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Personal Message
I am an MA-qualified English as a Foreign Language subject specialist with teaching experience of GCSE & A Level English Literature and Geography.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
English as a Foreign Language (all levels + exams, including IELTS), English & Geography GCSE & Geography A Level.
Tell me about your qualifications.
An MA in Professional Writing (covering non-fiction, business & fiction), a BA (Hons) 2:1 in Geography, and an RSA/UCLES Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Adults.
What kind of experience do you have?
Extensive field experience in Italy & London. Currently teaching English GCSE and Academic Writing at a City of London school. I tutor IELTS, GCSE and A Level privately and teach business English on a private and agency basis. All my exam candidates achieved well in 2017 and have progressed to the sixth forms and universities of their choices.
How much do you charge?
£30/hour for English as a Foreign Language
£30/hour + for IELTS and other EFL exams
£30/hour for GCSE & A level exams
£30/hour for Business English
Where do you teach?
I will travel to my students' homes in the following areas of London: Balham, Clapham, Tooting, Streatham, Wandsworth, Wimbledon & central London.

Previously, I have also travelled to Blackheath and will occasionally undertake 'out of town' work (e.g. Tonbridge, Brighton) if travel expenses are paid.
When are you available?
Currently looking to fill:

From January 2018: Monday & Wednesday 2-5pm
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach all ages, from 5 to 90!
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I teach the full range of Cambridge English (EFL) Exams, Trinity College (EFL), IELTS, GCSE and A Level
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Available to teach Business English on Skype. Please ask for my Handle.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
The Writers' Guild
Where and with whom did you train?
I trained as a teacher with SKOLA Teacher Training, Star Street, London and with The Callan School, Oxford Street, London. I attained my BA (Hons) at King's College London and my MA (Professional Writing) at Falmouth University, the UK's Number 1 Arts University.
Tell me about some of your current students.
A private candidate attained a high grade in A level Geography and has transferred to Sussex University. An EFL candidate successfully passed her IELTS exam and is now studying accountancy at a London university. A GCSE English candidate attained the grade she needed to transfer to the prestigious sixth form of her choice and a current GCSE English Language and Literature candidate is progressing well in his studies with a target grade 1 level above his initial expected result.

Currently, I am teaching at a private school in the City of London and undertake private business English and examination classes (IELTS, GCSE English Lang & LIt, GCSE & A level Geography, specialising in human Geography)

I teach all nationalities.
Do you have a personal message for students?
I'm a friendly, professional and patient teacher with lots of teaching experience. I'll happily help you reach your potential.

Foreign languages spoken (to facilitate communication): Fluent Italian & French. Basic Portuguese & Polish.