Jacob is a fully qualified teacher who has taught full-time in both the independent and state sectors. He has over 300 hours of tutoring experience from Years 6 to 13, and has helped tutees realise their potential to enable them to achieve their targets at 13+, GCSE, AS, A Level and undergraduate level. Recently, Jacob has helped 13+ students secure places at Eton, Harrow, Westminster, St Paul’s, Mill Hill, City of London School for Boys and Merchant Taylor’s, as well as helping A Level students gain places at Oxford University. Jacob has undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Classics from Cambridge University, and specialises in humanities subjects, including English, History, Latin, Greek and Classical Civilisation.
Jacob has considerable experience in working with students of a wide range of age and abilities, including those with SEND needs. Having identified the student’s goals with parents and teachers, he is able to create schemes of work that supplement school work to help them most effectively grow their knowledge, understanding and skills. His strengths are his ability to break down complex ideas into digestible bite-sized stages and to use targeted questioning to help the student discover for themselves the answers to the questions that they have.