Susan

Susan Bond

20 Years of Experience at Hereford Sixth Form College.

About Me

I have over 20 years of experience working in an academic college. Currently, I’m teaching a dual GCSE and FS English course offering all students the opportunity to succeed. I have taught Maths, Sociology, Psychology, and Study Skills. I have a proven track record of a high pass rate – encouraging, inspiring, and having high expectations of all learners.

Consistently seeking out opportunities to update my skill set. I am committed to safeguarding the welfare of students and improving the quality of their education. Having effective communication skills has helped to build an excellent rapport with students from diverse backgrounds and different levels of ability. I have excellent negotiation and problem-solving skills, so can swiftly identify the source of any problem and offer solutions. 

Past roles

GCSE Learning Support Coordinator working in Learning Support Department – guiding and supporting LSA’s to enable students to achieve their goals.

ESOL Specialist tutor – creating SoW, planning and delivering the ESOL syllabus at L2. Use additional resources to stimulate and inspire learners to achieve their full potential.

Sociology & Psychology – creating an SoW and delivering the curriculum to students to widen their knowledge and outlook. Supported by running workshops and tailoring them to suit individual needs.

Maths workshops – teaching students in small groups for foundation and higher tier.

GCSE Study Skills Tutor. To teach a Study Skills programme to GCSE students who require additional support. Students were taught English and Maths skills along with revision strategies for other curriculum subjects.

EDUCATION:

  • BA (Hons) Educations Studies – Warwick university
  • Foundation Degree (Arts) Learning support – Worcester university
  • Qualified Teachers Status (QTLS) – Institute for Learning.
  • L5 Diploma in Teaching English & (ESOL). – Worcester University
  • L2 Lead internal verifier spoken language (FSE) – Edexcel
  • Spectialist quailifcations in Dyslexia, ADHD, Aspergers and extentive experince teaching SEN.

Mission statement:

To empower and encourage students to succeed on their learning journey and achieve their goals and expectation.