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Maths/ English/ Dyslexia Tutor in Stroud - Kirsty Duffy

Kirsty Duffy Dyslexia Tutor (Gloucester)

Kirsty Duffy

  • Stonehouse (GL10)
  • Last Logged In: 12 Mar 2018
  • Sex: Female

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Personal Message
As a fully qualified and experienced dyslexic specialist I have a proven track record both with struggling pupils and those needing a skills boost. I deliver carefully planned lessons to target specific skills, using up to date resources.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach reading, spelling, handwriting and Maths. Following the purchase of Units of Sound version 6 - the most up to date version of this literacy program for dyslexics - I am a certified Units of Sound Practitioner.
Tell me about your qualifications.
BEd (Hons) Notts.
Post Graduate Diploma SpLD - Kingston University/Dyslexia Institute
What kind of experience do you have?
Over 20 years teaching experience with SpLD pupils - independent and state school pupils.
Currently tutoring for the Gloucestershire Dyslexia Association.
How much do you charge?
£30/hour working from home.
Where do you teach?
I teach at home in Stonehouse near Stroud. I might be willing to travel within 5 miles at an additional cost for petrol.
When are you available?
Weekdays (not Friday am) and holidays. I can be flexible.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
Age 7 years to 13 years.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Up-to-date DBS certificate - January 2017
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Associate of the Dyslexia Guild (Guild Members Directory)
Where and with whom did you train?
Dyslexia Institute, Bath
Tell me about some of your current students.
My current pupils are aged 7 to 15 years. Most have a dyslexia or dysgraphia diagnosis from a formal assessment. Some have associated Maths difficulties. Subjects being taught are reading, spelling and writing - the latter includes structured creative writing tasks as well as handwriting. Study skills are included as needed.