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English/ History Tutor in Peckham - David Hobbs

David Hobbs A-level English Tutor (South East London)

David Hobbs

  • Peckham (SE15)
  • Last Logged In: 13 Dec 2017
  • Sex: Male
  • Can Travel To: Lambeth, Lewisham
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Personal Message
I am a friendly, supportive and effective tutor. I have five years' experience working in secondary schools across London, and am currently working on a PhD in modern literature.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
English is my specialty, but I am available to tutor students in all humanities subjects.
Tell me about your qualifications.
University of Manchester: English PhD (Pending)
University College London: Modern Literature MA (Distinction)
University College London: English BA (First Class Honours)
Anthony Gell School: 5 A Levels (French: A; English: A; History: A; Maths: B; General Studies: A)
What kind of experience do you have?
I have worked as a teaching assistant, a study assistant and an academic mentor at secondary schools and sixth-form colleges across London. In these roles I have prepared countless GCSE and A-Level English students to sit exams, and supported them to complete coursework assignments. In addition to my strong academic record, I have undertaken basic training in child protection, safeguarding and mental health awareness.
How much do you charge?
Depending on the amount of preparation required, I charge between £30-45.
Where do you teach?
I generally teach at students' homes. I am based in Peckham, but happy to travel to tutor students in the rest of South-East and Central London.
When are you available?
I am available from 9am to 10pm throughout the week.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach all students aged 11+, with a focus on GCSE and A-Level.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have a recent DBS certificate, which I am happy to provide if requested.
Do you have a personal message for students?
In my time with you, I'll focus on improving your exam technique, broadening your knowledge and building up your confidence. I work hard to make my lessons as engaging and exciting as possible. I look forward to meeting you!