A qualified teacher of Religious Studies,
Philosophy and Ethics, Mike taught in Hull, Banbury, Dursley and Middleton Cheney - and continues work as a trainer and tutor.
He has taught across years 7-13 (including GCSE Philosophy and Ethics and Islam, and A level Philosophy and Ethics, Biblical Studies and Buddhism). He an experienced Senior Examiner, the author of innovative RS schemes of work and an introduction to New Testament Greek, a trainer for INSET, a theological lecturer and a personal tutor.
He is an experienced supply teacher in just about every subject - even, on one occasion, teaching girls' dance in a Convent School!
holds a Master's degree in Biblical Studies and Doctrine from the University of Oxford
trained to teach Religious Studies at the University of Hull, with distinction. Subsidiary subject Maths.
is listed as a qualified teacher with the Teacher Regulation Agency 81/69490
holds current DBS clearance Update ID C 2159189228
has for many years been an examiner / senior examiner at GCSE level
has written innovative schemes of work at KS3, 4 and 5, and is a consultant to and director of a provider of 11 plus training
maintains relevant INSET training
most recently in child and vulnerable adult protection, COVID care, young people's mental health, and domestic conflict
is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors
has many years' experience as a secondary supply teacher
is an experienced and insured personal tutor: for 11+ preparation, KS3 remedial support, GCSE and A level RS, and undergraduate theology support
In retirement - and at a more leisurely pace - I continue to work as:
... a personal tutor
... an INSET trainer
... as a visiting lecturer
... and as a tutor in theology
The rates that I charge are modest;
and I'm happy to do a first tutoring session at a dicount to see if I "click"
with a particular student.
Rates are negotiable in cases of genuine hardship