Jessica F - Private Tutor in London and Oxford
I have just returned to the UK after 20 months in New Delhi, India, where I was working as an Education Consultant and teaching the SAT and ACT. I gained my undergraduate degree from Cambridge University, and have over three years experience teaching students from Primary age up to GCSE. I am open to residential positions and roles involving travel. I love to engage my pupils in extra-curricular activities such as sports, arts and crafts, trips and days out, and educational visits.
Subjects I Teach
My Tutoring & Teaching Experience
After graduating from Cambridge University with a degree in Human, Social, and Political Science, I participated in the Teach First Leadership Development Programme. This involved a six-week intense teacher training course, followed by a 3 month placement as a primary school teacher in the UK. I then turned to full-time private tutoring, working with students to achieve success in 11+ and GCSE exams as well as building confidence and enthusiasm. I moved to India in 2017 to teach elite students preparing for entry to top American and UK universities. Over the past two years I have taught the full ACT and/or SAT curriculum to over 50 students.
My Approach to Tutoring
I always take the time to get to know each student as an individual, and then I create a study plan based on their specific needs and learning style. I believe in teaching the foundations of the subject first, then gradually building on this base. I reinforce every new concept with practice exercises, and I try to introduce creative and fun aspects to every class. I give regular mock tests to students who are working towards exams, and I encourage independent learning and the development of healthy study habits.
Fun Facts About Me
- I lived in India for nearly two years
- It's my ambition to travel as much as possible
- I love arts and crafts
- I love reading and writing stories and blog articles
- You can always find me outdoors and in nature
- My favourite things to do include cooking, swimming, and yoga
My Client Testimonials
"Jessica really helped our daughter , listening to what she needed and what she felt she was failing in. She had good lesson plans and was did not mind repeating and going over things that Sophie did not understand straight away. Very pleasant and helpful."
"Jessica is very patient with our daughter and is teaching her well. Our daughter is actually starting to like maths! We are happy with the progress our daughter is making with Jessica. We will be continuing lessons for the coming GCSE."
"Jess is always on time, well prepared and very patient. She listens to my daughter and adapts her teaching skills appropriately"
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