Sumantha McMahon

Hello! I’m an experienced tutor and trainer with a strong track record of success.

My Approach

My teaching style is entirely student-focused, regardless of whether I teach one-to-one or groups.

In my experience, being solely results-focused rarely produces great results. That’s why I embed confidence, motivation and mastery in all of my lessons.

In addition to being a full-time tutor, I lean on my corporate training and teacher-training skills to deliver adult training.

My Story

Teaching is the most rewarding career I've had and it has given me lifelong skills - you don't just work as a teacher, you end up being one!

It will come as little surprise that as a school teacher, I had a poor work-life balance.

But the thing that frustrated me the most was just how much I had to do that was unrelated to supporting my students.

Now, I'm honoured and delighted to be able to sustain a full-time career as a private tutor - I get to see students flourish, grow in confidence and develop a love for the subject.

I also support homeschooled students.  It's amazing to be able to strip away all the things that don't matter and only focus on what will best support them.

Professional Experience

2004 Graduated with 1st class BSc(hons)
Started tutoring my first student!

2006 - 2011 TAP Certified Adult Trainer and PRINCE2 Project Manager.
During this time I delivered training and managed projects for companies including L’Oréal, Berkley Homes, The Telegraph and the Ministry of Justice.

2011 Esher C of E High (Training)

2012 Langley Grammar (NQT)

2014 Esher C of E High (including Deputy Head of Department and Head of Year). I was also on the panel of teacher trainers.

Jan 2017 Left school to form my tutoring business.

March 2020 Addition of group tuition.

NOW Developing courses while tutoring and delivering adult training.

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