Teuta Day - Private Tutor in Central London
I have a first-class degree in Education, English and Drama from St John's College, the University of Cambridge and a great deal of teaching experience both internationally and in the UK. With a body of educational thought behind my work, I've lectured on William Shakespeare in The Cayman Islands, the US and Switzerland (among other venues). Working with touring theatre groups I have expertise in theatrical texts and classical plays. I taught at an independent secondary school in Bath, preparing students for their GCSE and A-Level examinations and taking responsibility for A-Level coursework. After applying my educational experience to the corporate sector I have returned to Freelance teaching full-time.
Subjects I Teach
My Education & Qualifications
University of Cambridge, 2016 – 2019
Education, English and Drama (BA): 1st (Scholar)
School: Prior Park College
A Level: English Literature (A*), Drama (A) and Theology (A*). Deputy Head Girl (2015) and Theatre Scholar.
My Tutoring & Teaching Experience
Education Officer - Cambridge American Stage Tour, Cambridge European Touring Group:
Most recently I've been teaching students about the works of William Shakespeare on international theatre tours, running workshops for 4-23 year olds in Florida, Belgium, Switzerland, New York, France and The Cayman Islands (among other venues). As an Education Officer, I’ve been in sole charge of an education program, building bespoke workshops and teaching resources to meet international syllabi, working with over 500 students a month.
Teaching Assistant - Prior Park College:
Teaching Assistant in English Literature (GCSE and A-Level courses) and teacher of Drama (KS3) at an independent secondary school in Bath.
Corporate Education - Saffron Interactive:
I’ve applied all this educational experience to the corporate sector too, working as an Instructional Designer and Project Lead in the Learning and Development industry.
My Approach to Tutoring
Although my expertise lies in classical English literary texts I try to negotiate literature and learning from a modern standpoint. I want to make sure that the learning feels relevant, engaging students on their own terms. This might mean talking about the links between a student’s favourite TV show and classical literature or allowing them to build their own critical opinion. Having taught a wide range of learners I've developed a high-energy teaching style; I bring a lot of positive and focused energy into the room and create a playful atmosphere when learning. We may be studying for an exam but that doesn't mean the content or the lesson has to be dull. Having immersed myself in educational theories for many years I take my work seriously and put a great deal of thought into every lesson I teach.
Fun Facts About Me
When I am not tutoring you can find me in a theatre doing anything from rigging lights, stage managing productions or even performing the odd one-woman show! I consume TV and film at an impressive rate - and studied a lot of visual culture at university. I'll try and use a classic film scene in a lesson to demonstrate how the literary technique in a novel translates to visual culture. Teuta is an Albanian name; although meant to be pronounced 'Te-u-tar' most people pronounce it 'Tutor' which makes quite a fun little joke.
My Client Testimonials
English Literature - Gender in The Tempest
"Teuta lead the best session we have had here at the college. Everyone was on their feet, engaged and getting involved. Fantastic to see. Thank you so much!"
English Literature - Primary KS1
"That was absolutely brilliant. Teuta shows fantastic promise and is a brilliant young teacher. The children adored the session and have been inspired to create their own illustrations of the play."
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