Amy, BA (Oxford), PGCE (East Anglia) lives in Norwich with her husband, Olly, and teaches home educated children in Norwich alongside her work with Immanuel Online School. Over the years with NSW Learning she has achieved excellent results and is known for her inspiring and nurturing tutoring. One Year 8 student wrote in to say that they had learned the 'craft of essay writing for the very first time' under Amy's careful and encouraging guidance. Amy is a wonderful writer herself and seeks to bring out the best in her students. She loves getting into the Bible and also spending time serving at her local church. In her free time, she enjoys doing a lot of reading, swimming and walking as well as meeting up with friends for a good chat and cup of tea!
Ann has been a tutor with NSWLearning since 2005. Her passion is for Chemistry and she is a highly experienced Science teacher. Ann is also a keen crafter – crocheting blankets and making quilts being her main focus. She is also actively involved in her church. In her spare time, Ann enjoys trips to Scargill House (a Christian centre in the Yorkshire Dales) where she is a working friend.
Aileen received her PGCE from Oxford University. Her passion for
education has led to many years of teaching at secondary level, including
as Head of Chemistry in a large UK school and leading the Gifted and More
As Head of Science in the new British secondary section of a Swiss
international school, she contributed to developing the curriculum through
to successful IGCSEs and fully equipping the laboratories. She qualified as
an International Baccalaureate teacher and assessor.
Aileen has taught her own three children through to IGCSEs; two are now
at top universities. Aileen is an experienced and highly pastoral tutor. She is inspiring, caring and an excellent, thorough teacher with a keen eye for detail. Despite claiming to be a little tech-phobic, we all learn from her online tutorials which are superb! She loves sewing, cooking and skiing.
Benjamin is a husband, father, and teacher in his late twenties, who is pursuing the call on his life to be a bright and salty signpost to the community of boys and staff in his boarding school. He has also taught Humanities at Immanuel Online School, contributing to both content development and course inspiration in a number of ways. Ben speaks a variety of languages and has run a challenging summer school course for IOS - learn to speak Spanish in four days!. He never expected to be given this outpost in a quiet town nestled among the rolling hills of Old Wessex, but His ways are not his ways.
The Holy Spirit gripped his soul whilst abroad in the former Soviet Union and revealed the palpable despair of a post-Christian culture - an irreversible decay without the lasting reconstruction of the Biblical alternative.
Chris has a Physics degree from the University of London and went on to complete his PGCE (Oxford). With over 40 years’ experience of teaching secondary pupils and was Head of Department (Computer Science and Networking) in a top ranking independent school. His results at both GCSE and A level were second to none and during the course of his teaching career, it was rare event when a student of his failed to achieve an A*! (No Pressure, Chris!) Although trained as a Physicist, Chris taught IT, Computing and Electronics. He enjoys teaching all ages (up to 92 years old!) and applying his problem solving skills to a wide variety of situations. In his spare time Chris is very involved as music coordinator in his local church and enjoys playing the piano and guitar. Chris is a valuable member of IOS and has also contributed to content development and testing.
David is an experienced and patient tutor that knows how to bring out the best in his students. After graduating from Oxford Brookes University and working for several years in the IT industry in London, David embarked on ICT Teacher Training (with QTS), and went on to achieve his Computer Science teaching certification (secondary) from the British Computing Society. He has taught various subjects, including Business studies, Computer science, ICT and Economics. His teaching experience stems from a wide range of schools; from a UK high-performance comprehensive to independent boarding schools, and has taught in several countries including Ascension Island, Sweden and most recently Romania. In his spare time David enjoys time with his family, sailing, paddle boarding, and also "tinkering", be it woodwork, model making or electronics! David is completing his first year at Bible College and as a committed Christian we are delighted to welcome him to the IOS team.
Emma Campbell has been a Maths teacher since 2004. She has an MA from Jesus College, Oxford 2:1 as well as a degree in Theology from South African
Theological Seminary. She also has a PGCE in Mathematics from Queens University Belfast. Emma loves teaching Mathematics. She is currently a Housemistress at
Lancing College and also teaches Mathematics to students aged 13 to 18. She is married with three children and her hope is that they will love
Jesus and Maths in that order! Her Maths teaching began first at Charterhouse School for 3 years and then at Lancing College for 13 years with a three year break in South Africa. She has also tutored several students across the years and has always enjoyed the process.
Judah is our executive administrator and is a wonderfully organised individual
with a diverse skillset. She was home educated whilst serving in a missionary family
in Europe, Africa and the Caribbean. With a BA (Honours) in Business Management she currently lives in
Spain running an online business of her own. She has served in children’s ministry over the years as well as music ministry
in a band. She loves sports, cooking, music (of course) and writing
lists! She has been invaluable to IOS in more ways than one.
Lucy is an experienced Mathematics teacher with a passion for enabling students to reach their potential. With a first class degree from Durham University and a PGCE from the University of East Anglia, Lucy has achieved her qualified teaching status and taught everything from KS3 to Further Maths in a range of secondary schools across the UK. Lucy was also recruited by North Star Worldwide to be the first point of contact for GCSE Maths students and was an excellent, nurturing and inspiring teacher for home schooled and missionary students across the world. Lucy has also worked as an assistant National Curriculum Lead for Maths, developing quality first curriculum and supporting teachers with their pedagogy. Lucy is also an experienced and creative curriculum developer with a flair for making things accessible for students. Lucy is married with two young children; she enjoys going to the beach and swimming and is involved with the children's work at her church. We are honoured to have her join us as part of our IOS team.
We are delighted to welcome Mairi to the IOS team. Mairi is a teacher and tutor with 15 years of experience in both the secondary and primary sectors, with a specialism in French. She is a dedicated professional who loves creating courses and engaging lessons. She has a M.A Hons in Biblical Studies and French (University of St.Andrews) as well a teaching qualification from the University of Aberdeen. She also holds qualifications in TEFL/TESOL.
Rebecca tutors all NSWLearning French courses. She has previously been second in charge of the Modern Languages Department in a UK High School. Rebecca has been a CAiE IGCSE examiner for a number of years. She was home educated in Gabon in West Africa where she prepared for her GCSEs by correspondence college.
Robert was home educated himself and trained as a history teacher, after graduating in International Politics. In his spare time, apart from spending time with his wife and daughters, he also enjoys blogging and podcasting (mainly about the Bible). Robert is a dilligent and caring tutor with the ability to tell a great story! He is able to break down complex concepts and has a passion for his subject. We are delighted to have Robert on the IOS team, teaching Humanities and History.
Ruth is a former Head of Computing and Advanced Skills teacher. She was Lead Practitioner and Consortium Lead for the Croydon Borough and has many years of experience in teaching GCSE and A level with exceptional results. She is the founder of the online educational platforms TestandTrack.io, TeachingComputing.com, and TeachYourselfPython.com, which have global membership of more than 2,000 schools worldwide. Ruth is a highly experienced classroom teacher but also loves online teaching and prior to her role with Immanuel Online School was (and is) a highly rated Udemy instructor with 9,000+ enrolled students. Ruth has a special love for Bible study, creative writing, and enjoys reading, making music, and spending time with family.
Sarah has been tutoring NSWLearning courses for 8 years. Sarah lives in Surrey in the U.K. but has spent time living and working abroad as well, including the Middle East and Africa. Currently she works as an English teacher in a secondary school in Slough. She is passionate about Shakespeare and is a regular visitor to the Globe Theatre in London. In the rest of her spare time, she enjoys working with the young people in her church, any form of music and going on holiday to the Lake District.
Steve is the founder of NSWLearning and an experienced consultant and speaker on online learning and home-based learning. He has over 20 years experience of tutoring online and has developed online curriculum in a number of subjects including History, Geography and Religious Studies. He was the founding headteacher of Bethany Christian School in Sheffield and has previously worked as a Project Manager with CARE. He was a visiting fellow at the National Institute for Christian Education in Sydney, Australia in 2000.
Steve tutors the History 7 and Christian Worldview 1 and 2 courses.