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Mr James Houseman

Strathfield Burwood and weekend Camden, Sydney

Mr James Houseman Sydney Tutor in Creative Writing, English, English Literature, ESL, Essay Writing, Geography, History, Philosophy, Reading

Student's Skills Which May Need Improvement :
Students who are falling behind regular class work
English as a Second Language
Poor/slow Reading
Poor writing, Grammar, Spelling and Clear Expression
Poor comprehension
Poor creative writing
Poor essay writing
Lack of confidence
NAPLAN/HSC preparation

Qualifications and Experience :
Diploma Teach Secondary Education English History Sydney Teacher's College 1981
Bachelor of Education 2014 Morling College
Currently in last year of three year Master of Divinity at Sydney Missionary and Bible College
8 years of full-time teaching experience in NSW State schools Years 7 to 12
4 years part time experience in various Christian Schools Years K to 12
3 Years Individual Tutoring 2nd year to year 12


Personal Attributes of Tutor:
I love learning and I am thrilled to bits to be back at Uni undertaking my Master's Degree
I am able to impart excitement at learning rather than just passing tests - although that too.
I deliberately stimulate and develop individual perceptions.
I am experienced in being able to follow the curves and contours of individual student's particular needs and accommodate their programme accordingly.
I nurture a learning environment by the cultivation of supportive encouragement.
I am determined to unwrap and engage the personal gifts of each student
I am able to diagnose learning blocks and poor attitudes and then develop strategies to overcome them.
I teach a self-reliance and personal responsibility as part of the process of maturing into an adult
I encourage students in their studies of the humanities subjects to be more truly and fully human.
I help build a security within the student to achieve confidently.

Teaching Strategies :
Primarily works with existing class working from student's current context to improve performance and position within existing classes.
Personalized programme for each student after a detailed and personal analysis available.
Time tested one on one mastery of the basics which if missed in most programmes are very difficult to catch up on.
All writing is drafted and edited by student's own hand before being put into the computer.
Grammar and spelling are approached within the context of their school work and simple routines for both skills are developed which are then applied to all writing tasks.
Critical thinking and analysis exercised one on one, particularly relating to clarity of expression for improved academic performance.
One on One reading aimed at increasing competence, widening of interests as well as reading pleasure.
Speech making and public speech making as well as delivery coaching.
Critical Listening skills are developed through interactive conversation.
Memorization skills are developed.
Basic scheduling and time management for study are developed


Formats :
In the comfort of your own home or local library so no travel time.
One on one or small groups up to 4 maximum.
Internet / Skype lessons Available
Students must be prepared to accept the responsibility of authoring their own work. I will neither provide written essays for any student nor tolerate plagiarism.

Rates :
Group 3-4 students $30 per hour each Group 2 students $40 per hour each
Private single student $50 per hour

Subjects

  • Creative Writing - Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
  • English - Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
  • English Literature - Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
  • ESL - Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
  • Essay Writing - Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
  • Geography - Primary, Secondary
  • History - Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
  • Philosophy - Secondary, Tertiary
  • Reading - Primary, Secondary, Tertiary

  • Christian Religion

Service Areas

Inner West during week and Camden during weekend

Experience

8 years of full time teaching experience in NSW State schools Years 7 to 12
4 years part time experience in various Christian Schools Years K to 12
3 Years Individual Tutoring 2nd year to year 12

Qualifications

Diploma Teach Secondary Education English History Sydney Teacher�¢ï¿½ï¿½s College
Bachelor of Education 2014 Morling College
Currently in last year of three year Master of Divinity at Sydney Missionary and Bible College

Services

  • Private Tuition
  • Group Tuition
  • Home Visits
  • Online Help

Rates

Group 3-4 students $30 per hour each
Group 2 students $40 per hour each
Private single student $50 per hour

Gender

Male

Updated

Profile last updated on 16-Sep-2017 (registered 13-May-2017)

Contact

0405933650
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