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English Tutor in Brighton - Clare Jaap

Clare Jaap GCSE English Tutor (Brighton)

Clare Jaap

  • Brighton (BN1) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 19 Jun 2018
  • Sex: Female
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Personal Message
I am an experienced teacher of English to students aged 16-adult. I am patient and relaxed, and work at your pace with focus on the skills that you particularly want to develop, whether you are studying for a qualification or not.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach English Language and English Literature.
Tell me about your qualifications.
I have a PGCE and BA (Hons) in English Language and Literature 2.1.
What kind of experience do you have?
I have four years' teaching experience, both classroom teaching and individual tutorials, to students aged 16+ in FE and Adult Education colleges.
How much do you charge?
I charge £25 per hour for 1 student, £15 per person per hour for 2-4 students.
Where do you teach?
I am based in Brighton and Hove.
When are you available?
I am available in the afternoon and evening on Fridays, or afternoons on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach students in Year 11, 12, 13 and adults.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I prepare students for Functional Skills, GCSE or AS exams. I also teach people who are not preparing for exams but who want to improve their English skills.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have a recent DBS check.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Society for Education and Training
NEU the Education Union
Where and with whom did you train?
I gained my PGCE through Brighton University, and my degree through the Open University.
Tell me about some of your current students.
The students I teach currently are people aged 16 - adult, working towards a qualifiction so that they can apply for higher education or employment.

My students are varied. Some are at school or college and need extra support away from the classroom; some attend evening class to achieve the GCSE. Some may have dyslexia or other learning difficulties; others are speakers of other languages who need to gain qualifications for work or education. Some are returning to education after a break from education.
Do you have a personal message for students?
Lessons are built around your particular requirements, to improve your skills in the English language and if you are taking exams, to prepare you for them. I use a variety of resources to make lessons more interesting and help you to learn in a way that suits you. Tuition sessions can give you space to focus on learning, helping you to move towards your goals.