Sam R

My Passion & How I Inspire

As a current teacher on the TeachFirst Programme I have a wide repertoire of pedagogies. My strengths lie in tailoring my teaching to the individual needs of each pupil, no matter their ability. My aim is to ensure that learning is always engaging and to ensure consistent and rapid progress.

My Experience

I am currently on the TeachFirst Leadership Development Programme, teaching Geography at a secondary academy in Wembley. I am head of KS3 and in charge of planning GCSE schemes of work and assessments.

I am also currently working as a private A-Level Geography tutor for a family in Highgate.

I have worked as a tutor for pupils aged 6-14 in English and Geography in Wimbledon, Islington, Greenwich, Ibiza and Los Angeles.

I have successfully placed students through their 7+ to 11+ exams at schools including Eltham College, The London Oratory School and Feltonfleet School.

Subjects That I Teach

  • Archaeology
  • Archaeology - 11+
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Studies - 11+
  • Geography
  • Geography - 11+
  • Geology
  • Geology - 11+
  • GRE
  • GRE - 11+

My Qualifications

2016 – PGCE Geography, Institute of Education (UCL)

2014 – 2:1 Honours in BA Archaeology from University College London (UCL)

June 2011 – A Levels – Hereford Sixth Form College

Subjects: Archaeology – A*, Geography – A, Geology – A, General Studies – A

June 2011 – Extended Project Qualification – Hereford Sixth Form College

Subject: Geography – A

In my final year at the Steiner Academy I was appointed Chairman of the Student Council and was responsible for organizing charity and fundraising events as well as gaining feedback from children aged 6 to 16 on the changes they wanted to see implemented at the school.

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Fun fact

I am a qualified skateboarding instructor and run my own skate school!