Mark

11 Plus, 13 Plus, Other School Entrance, Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Physics and Science

Mark's biography:

Mark graduated with a first class Masters of Engineering from Trinity College, Oxford. He has been a qualified secondary school teacher for 10 years, specialising in Physics, Science and Maths. Mark has worked at a top West London day school for the last eight years and previously held the position of Head of Physics and Joint Head of Science in a private school in the Middle East. Before this he completed two years in a London comprehensive school as part of the Teach First programme, gaining Qualified Teacher Status. Mark has been an examiner and coursework moderator for many years, so has a deep understanding of what examiners are looking for.

Mark has delivered thousands of hours of private tuition across all different ages and abilities, tutoring many students for entrances exams of schools such as Eton, Westminster and Godolphin and Latymer, amassing a wealth of appropriate resources. Mark is also a UCAS advisers specialising in university applications to Medicine, Dentistry, Vet Sci and Law; advising student on how to get in to medical school is a particular specialty of his, with a 90% success rate over five years. In addition to his normal teaching duties, Mark has delivered course for the UKCAT and GAMSAT at Imperial College for many years and has acted as an educational consultant for the Young Foundation.

Mark's qualifications:

Mark qualified to teach Science in 2007, and holds a QTS from University of Canterbury/General Teaching Council .

University NameName of degreeYear of graduation
University of OxfordEngineering2005

Mark's International Baccalaureate (IB) experience:

Mark has taught several students IB Physics at Higher Level.

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I have known Mark for eight years, since he started a full time position at our leading, co-educational day school, in September 2010. During this time, he has impressed me as a highly skilled and dedicated Teacher of Physics and Chemistry. Mark’s classes always achieve good results in tests and exams, indicating that the pupils had gained both confidence in and a facility with the subject. Mark’s natural ability and determination to succeed are confirmed by his First Class honours degree in Materials Science from Oxford University, and he displays an incisive, logical mind. However, he never rests on his laurels and is continually developing his knowledge and understanding through further research and practical experiment. His hard work and effort have benefitted his students and the department. Mark has an easy-going and friendly personality. He works well as part of academic and pastoral teams. Whilst at Latymer Upper, he has become extremely popular with both staff and students. He has engendered respect amongst his colleagues as a committed and innovative professional, who is happy to share ideas with others and continually seeks to develop his own performance through effective reflection. During his tenure here, Mark has always been willing to take on additional responsibilities and has been, for the last few years, a very successful Co-ordinator in charge of all student UCAS applications for Medicine, Veterinary Science and Law. This is a role which requires excellent interpersonal and planning skills, together with rigorous attention to detail. I am certain that he would be a very successful Owl tutor and strongly recommend him to you.

Wednesday, 8th August 2018

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