About Me

Qualified teacher, Teacher of the Deaf
15+ years experience

Tutor Specialisms and Experience
  • EYFS Teacher
  • KS1/KS2 Teacher
  • Academic challenges – primary general
  • Maths
  • English
  • Spelling and reading
  • Speech and communication
  • Social emotional and/ or behaviour challenges
  • Fine and/ or gross motor skills
  • Other
Experience, training and skills

I am a qualified primary school teacher and Teacher of the Deaf with over 15 years’ experience. During my career, I have worked in a variety of settings and held roles including teacher in charge, visiting teacher and as a freelance teacher within higher education. I have worked with students with a range of needs and within a CAMHS unit. I am a positive, organised person and enjoy meeting and working with new people.
I have Level 3 British Sign Language.

Experience and skills

  • Experience of both managing staff and teaching students aged 3-25.
  • Have taught students with a variety of SEND including deafness, communication issues, autism, behaviour issues and PMLD.
  • Have worked as a resource teacher, teacher in charge, visiting teacher and as a teacher in an in-patient CAMHS unit.
  • Experience in planning individual programmes of support in coordination with allied professionals and families.
  • Experience of working with families to support their children and young people.
  • Experience in organising and managing EHCPs.
  • Organised, flexible, creative, friendly and reliable professional.


  • PGCE (Primary) 2002 and PGDip (Education of Deaf Children) 2006
  • Level 3 British Sign Language
  • Member of the British Association of Teachers of the Deaf (BATOD). BATOD Southern region secretary and member of BATOD National Executive.
  • Currently undertaking a MEd (Inclusive Practice) with the Open University.
My Teaching Philosophy

I believe that every student has the right to quality first teaching which recognises and builds on their unique skills and abilities. I follow a social constructivist teaching philosophy, seeking to identify a student’s areas of development and working collaboratively with them to bridge those gaps.




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