I do not believe in being overly didactic and encourage each student to become involved in, and establish agency over, their own particular learning journey. Although I believe rote style learning has its place, I am a firm believer in offering as much rich, sometimes even ostensibly parenthetical, detail as possible, in as interesting a manner as is feasible, in an attempt to offer a plethora of opportunities for learners to contextualise and assimilate the necessary information in their own idiosyncratic way.
I have been a professional freelance writer and tutor for over a decade. I have taught dozens of students and, whilst I mostly specialise in preparing students for GCSEs and A-Levels, I have taught a heterogeneous spectrum of learners of various ages, learning styles, and capabilities.
Erudite, professional, capable, and extremely talented writer, tutor, and all round academic professional highly experienced in all aspects of writing, editing, and tutoring; also with a background in business development, PR, and digital marketing.
Freelance Writer January 2016 - Present
Producing various bespoke pieces of writing work to order for a various and varied clientele. Staple work provided by academic writing institutions such as Clever Networks, and through online forums such a study Edusson and Freelancer whilst simultaneously managing various personalised writing contracts for several clients at once.
Freelance Tutor January 2010 - Present
Have provided one to one tutoring for secondary aged students in both English and History for several years now.
Operations Manager – Allsop Construction January 2015 – December 2016
Took over the overall operation and management of a medium sized construction and environmental clean up company due to my best friend suffering an industrial accidents and thuan becoming temporarily unable to maintain the company himself.
PR Manager & SEO Content Writer – National Homebuyers August 2013 – January 2015
Took responsibility for and oversaw all aspect s ignorance business development, marketing and public relations for a nationally recognised fastness purchase property company.
Freelance Academic Writer September 2009 – September 2013
Worked as a freelance academic writer in order to pay my way through university
Business Development Manager – Home & Gardens Ltd March 2007 – July 2009
Began working for Home and Garden as a Business Development Assistant and progressed to managing all aspects of new business development for the entire company.
Drainage Ganger – M. Holleran Ltd May 2004 – March 2007
Security Officer – Task Security Ltd September 2001 – May 2004
Field Sales Operative – Frontline 2000 August 2000 – September 2001
Catering Assistant – Palms Coffee Shop September 1998 – August 2000
University of Chichester 2009 – 2013
First Class BA Hons English, Creative Writing & History
Seaford Head Community College 1998 - 2000
English Literature - A Sociology - B Psychology - C
Seaford Head School 1993 – 1998 GCSE:
English Language - A*, A English Literature – A Mathematics - A
History – A Geography – B IT & Business - B
Double Science - C, C Statistics – C Graphics - E
German - F
Full Driving License
Certificates & Diplomas
User Experience for the Web
Introduction to Computer Science
Writing for the Web
Critical Thinking in Global Challenges
Writing in the Sciences
Web Science: How the Web is Changing the World
The Secret Power of Brands
Management for a Competitive Edge
C++, Python, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, etc.), Wordpress, Adobe Suite (Flash, Illustrator, Acrobat, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, etc.), Google Analytics, mailingmanager, Google Adwords, MOZ, Wordstream
Hobbies, Interests & Community Activities
While it may appear somewhat axiomatic, I am a feverish reader and prolific writer. Interested in history and etymology, I also have a fervent interest in all things internet and I maintain my own blog whilst remaining extremely active on several social media platforms.
I have always had a keen interest in boxing and, though I no longer box myself, I currently volunteer as an assistant coach at a local club. I also volunteer as a charity fundraiser for a well-known organization and regularly offer my time on one-off occasions for various charitable events. For instance I regularly organise and facilitate a drive to provide care packs to the homeless on special occasions, such as Valentine’s Day. In addition I produce copy, content and various marketing literature for a small charitable organisation that campaigns for increased road safety.
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