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Jacob Williams

  • City of Westminster, London
  • 6 Years Experience
  • Willing to Travel 5 miles
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£ 83

Level

  • A Level
  • A Level
  • A Level
  • A Level
  • GCSE
  • GCSE

Subject

  • History 
  • English Literature 
  • Economics
  • Politics 
  • History 
  • English
"I believe that the most important virtue in a tutor is the ability to empathise with a student's cognitive position. When teaching I aim to guide a student through the mental steps needed to accomplish the goal of the lesson"

About Me

I believe that the most important virtue in a tutor is the ability to empathise with a student's cognitive position. When teaching I aim to guide a student through the mental steps needed to accomplish the goal of the lesson.

I typically spend much of a lesson in dialogue with the student. I break this up with exercises to embed and reinforce key points, but I always end the lesson with a call to reflection on what the student has learned. I emphasise that knowledge is open-ended and interconnected.

Work Experience

Private tutor
Taught a range of subjects at all ages: English, History, Economics, Politics, Religious Studies, and Philosophy
Helped students prepare for 11+ and other exams for a range of top UK and London schools (such as Winchester, Westminster, Rugby, Charterhouse and Dulwich, Tonbridge, Emanuel, Whitgift).

Approximately 70 students. Students achieved excellent results; for example, I recently helped an A-level Politics student go from a D to an A in essays. Another gained 92/100 in his exam after severely disrupted school teaching.

Educational Consultant/Advisor, several agencies and freelance
>Provided advice and guidance on UK education sector
>Specialised in UK university applications: guided dozens of international students through the process.
>Provided broader consulting services to clients; for example, completed a project on artificial intelligence in the data protection industry.
Teacher, several UK schools including North Bridge House, Canonbury
>I have worked in teaching positions at several schools, partly through teaching agencies and also in my capacity as a independent tutor. I have taught GCSE and A-level classes in independent schools and worked with SEN students, as part of the wider staff team.

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