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English/ Media Studies Tutor in Shoreham-by-Sea - Helen Murphy

Helen Murphy GCSE English Tutor (Brighton)

Helen Murphy

  • Shoreham-by-Sea (BN43) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 15 May 2018
  • Sex: Female
  • Can Travel To: Brighton and Hove, Mid Sussex, Worthing
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Personal Message
Hello! I love reading and the arts, my aim is to make studying English at secondary school level accessible, creative and to help improve your progress. I look forward to meeting you, discussing your needs and helping you to be the best you can be.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
English Language key stage 3, Key stage 4 (GCSE) and A Level. I also teach Media Studies at GCSE and A Level.
Tell me about your qualifications.
As well as a degree in English Literature and History of Art and the Secondary School teaching qualification, PGCE, I also have two Masters degrees, one in English Literature and one in Illustration.
What kind of experience do you have?
I have taught for over 22 years in Secondary schools in the classroom and know the GCSE English and English Literature requirements inside out. I have a proven track record with results. In addition, I have been tutoring students who wish to improve their progress in English for 10 years. I currently work as a GCSE English intervention tutor in the county, helping students to achieve their very best.
How much do you charge?
I charge £32 per hour for GCSE English and GCSE English Literature tutoring, (this fee includes any preparation and marking that take place outside the session and travel times/ costs). For English Literature A Level, I charge £40 per hour. For students who wish to have tuition at Key stage 3 level, I charge £32 per hour.
Where do you teach?
I come to the students' home to tutor and require that at least one parent/ guardian is present in the home while the session takes place. Am happy to travel all around Shoreham-by-Sea, Southwick, upper Beeding, Portslade, Worthing and Brighton and Hove.
When are you available?
I am available weekday evenings between 5.30 and 7.30 pm. There are also some slots available on Saturday mornings.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach ages 11 - 18.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I prepare students for examinations in English GCSE, English Literature GCSE, Media Studies GCSE and English Literature AS and A2.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have an up to date enhanced DBS certificate (dated January 2018)
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Where and with whom did you train?
I trained for my PGCE (Secondary teaching qualification) at Leicester University. I have a degree in English and History of Art from De Montfort University and a Masters Degree in English Literature from Sussex University