Sophia

Meet Leah!

  • Tutor Tier:

    Sequoia Tier
  • Highlight:

    Experienced primary trained teacher with specialism in phonics and students requiring learning support.

Leah is a qualified teacher with QTS teaching in mainstream inner-city London primary schools for the last five years. She holds a PGCE in primary education with early year’s and key stage 1 specialism and a BSc psychology degree with modules including childhood & adolescents and autism. Leah has a passion for supporting students with learning support requirements and her teaching experience includes working with students with autism, global delay and cerebral palsy. She is now undertaking the completion of her MA SEN, looking at disability and inclusion.

Leah ensures that her planning consists of learning objectives that link with the curriculum (including EYFS) or P scales, success criteria and differentiation. This allows her tuition lessons to be delivered effectively to her students in order to ensure they achieve their potential. She creates and delivers engaging and interactive lessons, including the use of auditory, visual and kinaesthetic activities in order to keep her students motivated and engaged, so that they may further develop their confidence and understanding in learning and life.

Leah’s personal hobbies include reading, writing, singing, dancing, karate, yoga, learning/researching, spending time with her loved ones and traveling inside and outside of the UK. Leah has an understanding of British Sign Language and Makaton and has studied German to both GCSE and degree level.