Hello I thought a bit of back ground information could come in handy about me. Firstly my name is Helen Carter I am female exeprienced teacher, which isn't suggested by my business title. I am using part of my other business's name to show that the businesses are linked.
I have taught a mixture of Science and Maths for over 20 years.
I gained my PGCE from Kings College London in Biology with Science.
Initially I taught in a London Comphrensive School moving to a school more local to me when the journey was very tough one winter. I taught at a school local to Maldon and Chelmsford (where I live) for over 15 years.
It is whilst I was teaching at the local school I switched from teaching the sciences to my passion which is Maths. Whilst I taught the sciences at different points I taught AS Biology and A Level Physics. Throughout my teaching career I have focussed on building an individuals confidence wherever possible which is particulalry important for Maths. Which naturally led me to spending most of my time with individuals who didn't find that maths skills came to them naturally.
I left teaching in June 2018 to focus on my online business. My business also trades from the premises I am going to be tutoring from. I split my time between Maldon where my workshop is and Chelmsford where I live. I tutor individuals in Maldon from my workshop and in Chelmsford from their homes.
Whilst my business was expanding to have extra support I started to tutor to raise the funds and found that I was really enjoying teaching again and that more importantly I could see my tutees confidence and expertise grew by the week. So I decided to run both business at the same time. Which isn't too different from the years when I worked part time as a teacher and set up the online business.