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Subjects Tutored


Price Guide
High School $25.00
College $30.00


Price Guide
High School $25.00

Social Science

Price Guide
High School $25.00
College $30.00

Study Skills / Essay Writing

Price Guide
Primary $20.00
High School $25.00
College $30.00

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Personal Description:

I am a recent graduate from La Trobe University (2013) and have spent this year working as a Casual Relief Teacher at **Removed By Admin** and **Removed By Admin**Special School. I graduated with straight A's and two La Trobe Awards for University Leadership and Community Engagement. I have also been a committee member for Horizon house and a Crisis Support Telephone Counsellor for Lifeline.

I'm really friendly and easy to get along with. I am enthusiastic and will try my hardest to get the best results from all of my students.

Tuition Experience:

February 2014-Current
Catholic College
La Valla 7-9
Casual Relief Teacher

• Year 7-10 Core and Elective Subjects
• VCE & VCAL Core and Elective Subjects

Catholic College Bendigo consists of two college campuses; La Valla 7-9 & Coolock 10-12 catering to a diverse range of students from the Bendigo region. Catholic College strives to provide students with the best educational opportunities to promote personal success whilst encapsulating fundamental religious beliefs and values deciphered through the teaching of Gospel and College Community. Catholic College provides students a unique opportunity to learn and grow in a supportive learning environment with likeminded students and teachers.

February 2014-Current
Kalianna Special School, Bendigo
ANZUK Teaching **Contact Detail Removed**

• Special Needs Middle School
• Special Needs VCE Level

Kalianna is a coeducational government special school catering to approximately 140 students with mild to moderate intellectual disability, from the Bendigo and surrounding regions. Kalianna School's purpose is to provide a friendly, caring and challenging learning environment that enhances learning, personal growth and wellbeing for students with a mild to moderate intellectual disability, to achieve their personal best in an atmosphere of mutual respect and cooperation.
August 2013- September 2013
Eaglehawk Secondary College, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Pre-service Teacher

• Year 9 History
• Year 8 Geography (Subject taught across three grades)
• Year 7 Geography
• Responsible for 0.8 teaching load, Unit Planning, participation in Humanities curriculum development, participation in Parent-Teacher Interviews and Career Advisory Interviews. Additional experience in the development of behavioural management strategies for problematic classes and students within the school.

Eaglehawk Secondary College is a Government school educating approximately 600 students in years 7-10 from the local Eaglehawk community. The school prepares students to continue their education at the Senior College located in Bendigo’s CBD. The school offers four Open-Plan Learning Communities housing approximately 150 students. Lessons are taught in accordance to the AusVELS Framework to class sizes consisting of 25-30 students

April 2013 – May 2013
Highview Christian Community College, Maryborough, Victoria
Pre-service Teacher

• Year 11 Psychology
• Year 9 Advanced History
• Year 8 Geography
• Under the supervision of two mentors whilst at Highview, I was fortunate to be involved in a number of extra-curricular activities inclusive of; a field trip to Torquay, the school sports day, Parent-Teacher Interviews, whole staff and faculty meetings, a Professional Development seminar, yard duty, cool-off (detention) duty, and church assembly.

Highview Christian Community College is an independent school catering to approximately 500 students in years 7-12 from the Maryborough and surrounding regional communities. Highview College aims to instil students with fundamental Christian values; honesty, responsibility, integrity and compassion. Students are taught to value and understand Christian faith and spirituality whilst at the same time fostering academic achievement and creativity during class time. Highview College allows for smaller class sizes, particularly at VCE level, allowing for a more personalised approach to teaching and learning.

Tutoring Approach:

I like to get to know the student first, find out how he/she learns, what mediums they respond best to first (ir: visual, kinaesthetic, auditory). It is important to find out what areas that they feel that they are struggling with and what they would like to achieve through the tutoring session/s.

I would also like to enquire about the subject history, what they have learnt already in the classroom, how they responded to the content and if they feel that they were able to grasp the contents of the tasks.

I would like to run the session in four parts; revision, new content/task, activity/set task, summary.

It is important that students set clear goals and are able to self-assess themselves against these benchmarks. This way the student can feel confident that they are achieving their best potential, as reflected in their progress and understanding.

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Native Language: English
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)


  • La Trobe University (2013) - Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) (Other) (✘ Not On File)
  • La Trobe University (2012) - Bachelor of Arts (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)

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