Our Teachers

We're carefully assembling exceptional teachers with the expert knowledge and charisma to get anyone excited about learning!

Matthew Shribman

Matthew Shribman

  • 1st Class Oxford MChem.

  • Science presenter with 25 million online views. TEDxLondon. UN Ops. BBC Learning Expert.

  • A decade of teaching science.

  • Award winning, published poet.

  • Taught upwards of 200,000 students in over 300 schools in 12 countries.

  • Performed and collaborated with TEDx, ABC and the Sydney Opera House.

Phil Wilcox

  • Cancer research scientist at the University of Oxford.

  • PhD in Oncology, Masters in Medical Science and BSc in Human Biology.

  • Experienced tutor.

Dr. Hannah Bolland


Hannah Lewis

  • GCSE and A-Level Lead at Pimlico Academy.

  • Teach First Leadership Development Programme.

  • Geography BA from UCL.


Nish Varatharajan

  • MPhil Political Thought and Intellectual History, Cambridge.

  • A decade of teaching moral/political philosophy, design and systems change.


Dr. Jaz Hill-Valler

  • DPhil in Astrophysics from the University of Oxford.

  • Experienced physics tutor from KS3 to University level.

  • Coordinated events for astronomy outreach including Stargazing Oxford. 

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Fred Claridge

  • BMus from the University of Birmingham and Birmingham Conservatoire.

  • Guinness World Record winner with World's Largest Drum Lesson.

  • Appearances on BBC 6 Music & Channel 4, toured with Billy Bragg.


Paul Turner

  • PGCE, Cambridge / BSc Geography, Exeter.

  • Created the world's first Climate Breakdown teaching resources.

  • A-Level and GCSE Examiner.

  • Campaigner for radical geography.

Josh Wick

  • PGCE in Science with Biology from UCL / 1st Class BSc (Hons) in Psychology from Nottingham Trent University. 

  • Head, Key Stage 3 Science at The Archer Academy, London.

  • Youth organiser since 2008, helpline counsellor with ChildLine.


The views of our teachers are their own.

We only select teachers of a very high standard who share our values.

We celebrate diversity of thought, and we don't constrain our teachers.

All of our teachers meet our strict safeguarding standards.

Interested in joining us as a teacher? You can find our role specification here.