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Cyrus V

I would like to help you achieve your goal.

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Subjects I teach

Computer Science up to undergraduate level
Mathematics & Further Mathematics up to 1st-year undergraduate level
Programming: Python, Java, Javascript (React, React Native, Angular), HTML & CSS, Haskell, C, C++, PHP, SQL
Web and mobile app development
Personal statements for students pursuing Mathematics and Computer Science

My Experience

2018: Private Tutor
Tutored data structures and algorithms in Haskell (2nd year undergrad)
OCR A-Level Computer Science, including the A2 software project (A-Level teacher)
AQA & Edexcel Mathematics and Further Mathematics A-Level

2016-2017: Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Imperial College London
Assisting 1st and 2nd year students with their laboratory programming assignments and projects
Pastoral care and study assistance to a group of junior students throughout their studies, under a guidance scheme

2013-2014: Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Spanish teaching assistant at The Gryphon School
Guided revision sessions twice per week for Maths and Further Maths, in preparation for Core, Further Pure, Mechanics, Statistics and D1 exams
Assisted GCSE A-Level classes and lead oral preparation sessions

My Qualifications

2018: Freelance Software Developer

2017-2018: Software Engineer
High performance web application developer
Technologies: Java, Javascript (Angular, Typescript), PostgreSQL, AWS, Docker

2014-2017: BEng Computing, Imperial College London
Upper second class honours
Individual & Group Projects in decentralised blockchain applications with Ethereum

2012-2014: The Gryphon School, Sherborne
Mathematics A*
Further Mathematics A*
Spanish A*
EPQ A*
Further Mathematics award for top performance on the Edexcel exam board
Outstanding Achievement Award
UK Mathematics Challenge Gold Award

My Approach to Private Tuition

I view tuition as the opportunity to inspire a new generation of students to discover the same passion for science and mathematics as I have myself. I enjoy making a subject exciting and empowering individuals to realise their potential and understand that they have the ability to achieve great things.

I approach teaching by giving students the tools they need to solve problems. The most fun and rewarding way to learn is through practical experimentation and feeling the achievement of getting to a solution of a problem.

I really enjoy seeing my students achieve and gain confidence in their skills – a student’s success is shared with my own!

Performance is of high importance so I shall assess your knowledge of the syllabus or subject at hand, identify weaknesses, then go beyond the exam board or specification to produce the best results possible.

Fun fact

You may find me doing yoga in the park, on the beach, in the street or on the tube!