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Miriam Linehan A-level Maths Tutor (North London)

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  • Wood Green (N22) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 15 Jan 2018
  • Sex: Female
  • Can Travel To: Enfield
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  • Professional Qualification BSc, ARCS, MSc Pure Mathematics
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check CRB cleared
  • Professional Membership ARCS
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Personal Message
I am a professional Maths tutor, with a friendly teaching style, 16 years teaching experience and several years experience as a Maths A-level examiner. I have helped many students to improve their exam grades.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
GCSE maths, IGCSE maths, Additional maths (I have taught all the UK examining boards)
A level Maths, A level Further Maths (I have taught all the UK examining boards)
IB maths
Undergraduate Maths (mainly Pure Maths, including areas of Algebra and Analysis).

I have taught all the major examining boards- EDEXCEL, AQA, OCR and OCR MEI. I have experience of teaching the followiing A level modules: C1, C2, C3, C4, D1, D2, S1, S2, M1, M2, FP1, FP2, FP3, FP4. I also help to prepare for the STEP examinations.

I also tutor Pure Maths at undergraduate university level,and have helped students with topics such as Group Theory and Analysis. I have helped several people studying for the following OPEN UNIVERSITY courses: M208, M303 and Essential Maths 1 and 2..
Tell me about your qualifications.
I am an Imperial College graduate with a BSc and MSc in Pure Mathematics, as well as ARCS.
What kind of experience do you have?
I have 16 years teaching experience, as well as several years experience as an A level examiner for OCR. I have a high success rate (many students achieving As and A*s). My experience as an examiner helps me to advise students on exam technique. Having taught a wide variety of students, I am able to find suitable explanations of difficult concepts that the student can understand. I have taught small groups as well as one-to-one. I have worked for various tutoring agencies, and saturday schools, in the past.
How much do you charge?
AT MY HOME: £30 an hour.

(£40 an hour for STEP and university level maths)
Where do you teach?
At my home, between Wood Green and Palmers Green.

This ensures that the lesson is of very high quality.

When are you available?
9am to 9pm, all days, including weekends and holidays.

Availability will depend on other students.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I specialise in teaching GCSE level maths, A level maths and Undergraduate level maths.

I have taught students of all ages and levels. (My youngest students was 5 years old). I have taught many mature students, and students whose first language is not English.

I have also taught students with Dyslexia and students with Autism.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
GCSE, IGCSE, Additional Maths
A level Mathematics. and Further Mathematics, International Baccalaureate, STEP
Undergraduate maths, especially ALGEBRA and ANALYSIS, and the following Open University maths modules: MU123, MST124, MST125, M208, M303
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I do not tutor online, sorry.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
ARCS (associate membership of Royal College of Science)
Tell me about some of your current students.
Many of my past students have achieved A/A* in their maths exams, and many have gone on to study at leading universities such as Oxford, Cambridge, Leeds, UCL, members of the Russell Group and various medical schools.

I have taught students from many local schools and colleges, including Alexandra Park School, Fortismere School, Southgate College, Latymer School, Woodhouse 6th form College,St Michael's Catholic School, The Mount and Westminster School. I have helped many students get the grades they need to go on to study Medicine at university.

Last year I helped an International Baccalaureate student improve her grade so as she could get into the university of her choice.

I recently helped a Birkbeck, University of London, student with their "Quantitative Techniques for Financial Engineering course

I helped a student with the maths elements of the first year of their degree in Economics at University College, London

I recently helped a Russell Group university student with their Third Year Group Theory course.

I am currently helping several students with their Open University degrees in mathematics.
Do you have a personal message for students?
I strongly believe that a good grade for A level maths is within most people's reach, so long as you get a good grasp of the concepts, and practice enough relevant questions, especially exam-type questions. In my lessons, a student has no option but to get involved, thinking, and solving problems. I find this very effective in getting the student to gain understanding relatively quickly and comfortably. By obtaining regular feedback from my students, I ensure that the student is learning. I try to adapt my teaching style to the student's learning style.