Gabrielle McCallion is an experienced Primary School teacher of 20 years and since beginning her career has benefitted from working in both Key stage 1 and Key stage 2, successfully teaching children from Year 1 to Year 6. During this time she has worked as a full time classroom teacher and as a part time intervention teacher. She has also had experience of teaching English, Maths and Science to pupils for whom English was a second language.
In 2008 Gabrielle trained as a Reading Recovery Teacher as part of the 'Every Child a Reader' initiative and this is where her love of working with pupils individually developed.Reading Recovery is a very specific personalized reading and writing programme, which is designed for children based on what s/he knows and can do.Gabrielle described this jobs as "the most rewarding of my career so far... being able to work one to one with pupils in order to provide a personalized learning experience is a privilege."
Gabrielle has high expectations of the pupils in her care and the children with whom she worked not only demonstrated accelerated progress in their reading but developed a greater self confidence and improved self esteem in general.
Gabrielle offers a patient and caring service and as a proud Mum understands the importance of providing a stimulating and supportive working enviroment.