York Maths Tutor wants to answer this question.
We believe that exceptional Maths tutors come in all shapes and sizes. Teaching KS Maths is certainly a different skill set to that of an A level Maths tutor as the communication skills required are different and the approach of the lessons should be different as the content has to be more engaging at KS2. A level Maths tutors need to have a higher level of understanding in Maths and delivery of the content isn't as significant as these students have selected to take Maths at A level and are young adults which makes the challenge of engagement a lot less difficult. However we do believe that all great Maths tutors share some common traits listed below:
1. Passionate about Maths
2. Enthusiastic about sharing their passion for Maths with others.
3. Personable and approachable.
4. Understanding as not everyone picks up Maths as easily as our York tutors!
5. Patience as again some students take longer than others to pick up the key concepts.
If you are looking for a Maths tutor in York or want some advice on the changes to the GCSE Maths syllabus then contact York Maths Tutor today!