Sasha Mottaghi-Taromsari - Private Tutor in North London
My name is Sasha and I'm a junior doctor working at Homerton University Hospital, in North-East London. I completed an undergraduate degree, and Masters, in chemistry (with chemical biology) at Magdalen College, Oxford, and then went on to study Medicine (Graduate-Entry) at King's College London. I have been tutoring for the past 7 years, across a range of subjects and levels; my aim is always to broaden and develop my students' understanding of their subject, before going on to develop exam technique and build confidence.
Subjects I Teach
My Education & Qualifications
King's College London, 2015 – 2019
Medicine (GPEP) (MBBS):
Magdalen College, University of Oxford, 2010 – 2014
Chemistry (MChem): 2.i
My Tutoring & Teaching Experience
I have been teaching students since 2008, where I began helping GSCE and A-level students at my local college. Since then, throughout both my times at university, I have tutored extensively. My primarily focus is A-level and GCSE science students, mostly Chemistry and Physics. I've also taught Biology and Maths, including the IB specification and pre-GSCE work including Common Entrance. I have also taught SSAT, ISEE, and SAT, also helping students struggling in Maths build up their confidence and skills.
My Approach to Tutoring
My approach to tutoring is always to tackle fundamentals first, with the aim of developing confidence and basic skills. I have a friendly and approachable style to my teaching, as I feel a key aim of private tuition v.s. classroom teaching is a more relaxed environment in which the student should feel empowered to as many questions as they need and approach lessons as a discussion not a lecture.
Fun Facts About Me
In addition to working as a doctor, I'm a keen musician, playing both clarinet and guitar to Grade 8 standard. I also enjoy swimming, racquet sports, and table tennis.
My Client Testimonials
"Sasha was always polite and punctual. He quickly ascertained My daughter's preferred style of learning and asked her to explain topics to ensure she had understood them before they moved on. Sasha was able to challenge her and asked her to think things through to offer an explananation/answer to his questions."
"Sasha is a superb tutor who I would recommend. He is punctual and respectful and immediately put my daughter at ease to make the most of their session. He is focussed and really keen to help my daughter reach her potential."
"Sasha not only is a very knowledgeable and intelligent tutor, he is also very caring and concerned about his student performance. My son is very happy and he is doing so well with Sasha's teaching method."
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