Elliott Hawkins - Private Tutor in Central London
Hello! I'm Elliott once an aerospace engineer turned entrepreneur. I hope that my broad range of experience can help not only with maths and science, but also with helping you sell yourself as best as possible whether it is a job application, presentation or simply improving CV's to make them stand out to a potential employer.
After completing my degree in Engineering Science at Oxford University (Brasenose College), I joined Rolls-Royce on their engineering graduate scheme. during my time there, I was lucky enough to be selected to move to Singapore, where I discovered my passion for Asia!
After Rolls-Royce, I founded a technology company called MapSit (now www.maple.tech) which began as a social app to help people find their friends, and has now become a people management platform for real estate businesses.
I am now setting up a new company which helps create, source and bring new products to market in innovative ways.
Subjects I Teach
My Education & Qualifications
Oxford, 2009 – 2013
Engineering Science (MSc. ): 2:1
My Tutoring & Teaching Experience
- Tutor to 1st year engineering students during final year at Oxford
- Private tutor to Cardiff university student sitting engineering re takes
- Maths, Physics & Chemistry A-Level private tutor
- Maths, Physics & Chemistry GCSE private tutor
- Ad-hoc support with CV writing, cover letters & job applications
My Approach to Tutoring
I am available to help with maths and science subjects from age 11 - A levels. Whilst I am also able to help with 1st and 2nd year engineering modules. I believe in helping people simplify problems first down to the core concept before attempting them because this is how things work in the real world. Everything is about simplifying complex problems. I believe that if a student truly understands the basic principles and why something is important, they have a much higher chance of getting close to the solution.
Through my time I have consistently exercised my engineering skills and most importantly have developed an exceptional understanding of what employers look for in the job market place, having been both in charge of hiring but also in many job interviews! Through this experience I have developed a strategy that really helps people make their CV and job applications stand out and it is something I am incredibly passionate about doing.
Fun Facts About Me
Whilst studying I discovered that I find exercise incredibly relaxing and staying fit has helped me a lot in my career to date, allowing me to stay focused. I absolutely love a fitness challenge! I recently did a boxing match to raise money for charity and regularly compete in Crossfit competitions around the country. y next big challenge is to cycle across America in 2020!
I love to play golf and cricket. In the summer there's nothing better than being out on the water!
When I'm not working or out with friends, I am often travelling, thinking up new ideas or reading!
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