Originally from Canada, Amy has both a Master’s of Teaching and a degree in Theatre, finishing with a double major in Theatre and Film & Media Studies. Throughout this degree, she took education courses in Intermediate Maths, Educational Psychology, Children’s Literature and Effective Writing.
Tom studied Physics at Imperial College, graduating in 2003 and going on to work as a Project Manager at Defra. In 2006 he took a job tutoring in order to better utilise the knowledge gained from his degree, and quickly found that he was enjoying this far more than his day job.
Patricia graduated with a Bachelor of Education (primary) from Macquarie University (Australia) in 1992. She has pursued an international teaching career spanning 27 years, working predominantly in independent schools in Australia, Luxembourg and England.
Grace's teaching journey began following graduation from the University of Bristol where she studied Politics and Philosophy. Following this, she was accepted onto the Teach First training programme which places top graduates into challenging schools to inspire and enthuse children through exceptional teaching.
Leah currently teaches at a large and inclusive primary school in Tower Hamlets, where her practice has been graded as ‘Outstanding’. She believes that, with the appropriate support, every young person is capable of making good progress at the right level for them.
Josie qualified as a teacher through the prestigious Teach First training programme gaining an ‘Outstanding’ professional practice grade in her PGCE awarded by the UCL Institute of Education. She has taught for over five years in a large and diverse school in Tower Hamlets, holding the position of English Subject Leader.
"Efe has been a delight to welcome into our home each week - professional and personable, kind and authoritative. He is a remarkable communicator, both with our child, and with us as parents: always willing and ready to let us know where progress is and isn't being made, areas where our child needs to work harder, and looking for ways to get the best out of child - Efe just seems to 'get' him, which is no mean feat in itself! "