Thomas Tolkien

Thomas Tolkien Biography
Thomas Tolkien is a photographer, writer, web designer and educational consultant living and working in North Yorkshire, England. Via People Per Hour, work can be carried out off site for clients worldwide, while on site work extends across North and East Yorkshire.

Specialisms include social media marketing in education, next steps and SEO advice for school websites, e-safety presentations for schools, cyberbullying removal advice, English teaching and curriculum development in KS2 and KS3, budget and niche market website design, educational and social media policy creation, writing and copy-editing.

Top selling eBook

Linkedin for your Business

Linkedin for your business or organisation

By Thomas Tolkien

A downloadable eBook detailing how to use Linkedin to promote your business or organisation.

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An experienced teacher of English and ICT to KS2 and KS3, Tom has taught since 1998. Recent roles have included senior management responsibility for assessment, marketing, IT networking, integrating ICT into the curriculum, e-learning, and the development of core subjects across a whole school.


Tom's writing experiences have included journalism; commissioned reports, curriculum and policy writing for educational publishing; social media and e-safety eBooks;  copy writing for websites and blogs, CPD material for social marketing, bespoke inset material for primary and secondary schools.

Web Design & SEO

Tom has designed, built and developed websites using HTML and Worpress for clients in education, childcare, marketing, reputation management, publishing and travel industries. Innovative social media integration and automation to achieve effective SEO and a high Google search result ranking is his specialism.

Feedback from Clients

Quick turnaround and a pleasure to work with. Tom was fast and but also paid close attention to detail on my photo which turned out very nicely.”

Thomas Tolkien on People Per Hour

Fantastic work! I will be working with Tom again very soon.
Thanks for the great job Tom!”

Thomas Tolkien Wordpress Website Development via People Per Hour

Excellent standard of work and prompt delivery.” (RE Policy document for educational establishment on use of social media by staff)

esafety support

Service Category: English Coaching
Year first hired: 2012
Top Qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity.”

English and Maths Tuition via Linkedin

Location and Rates

Hourly and day rates

£40 per hour

For commissioned writing, tutoring, computer repairs, software installation, social media, SEO & website next steps advice. (No call out charge within 20 miles. Day rate: £210 excluding travel expenses over 20 miles.)

£70 per hour

For SEO coding, website design, social media marketing. (No call out charge within 20 miles. Day rate: £270. Negotiable rates if not required on site, for example authoring of videos or eBooks for inset training)

£70 per hour

For cyberbullying prevention guidance, e-safety presentations, educational consultancy, reputation management & search engine result removal. (No call out fee. Day rate: £300. Excluding travel expenses over 30 miles.)