Experienced Middle/Secondary English Tutor
Online tutor in Business Studies, Communication, Creative Writing, English
, Essay Writing, Physical Education, Reading
(1 student review)
Dear Students & Parents,
My name is Bernard Laverty and I’m a full time high school teacher (7-12) at St Paul’s Anglican Grammar College in Victoria. I've been teaching full-time since 2013. My blue card accreditation is covered under the Queensland College of Teachers Association (867134) and the Victorian Institute of Teaching (432134).
I specialise in the following areas:
*Idea Creation (Brainstorming Assistance).
*Task Sheet and Criteria Analysis.
*Planning, Organisation and Structure.
*Essay Writing. *Proofreading, Editing and Drafting.
*Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar.
*Sentence Structure and Expression.
*Year 7-9 NAPLAN and Year 11/12 QCS/ATAR Preparation.
I look forward to meeting with you and discussing how I can be of academic assistance.
I am passionate about teaching adolescents, in particular inspiring them to understand their strengths and to improve upon weaknesses to reach their academic goals. My subject areas include Middle and Senior English, Humanities (History & Geography), Business, Christian Studies and HPE. In addition to teaching, I’ve been privately tutoring for over eight years.
Testimonial: Rylee Goodwin
In 2015 I was lucky enough to be tutored by Bernard Laverty for my Senior OP English class. I still express that the productivity I achieved in an hour session with Mr Laverty by my side translated to 8 hours’ worth on my own. Bernard Laverty was able to not only assist with my sentence structure and basic English skills but also with the variety of essays across all my interests. He went above and beyond to help me with my various endeavours and goals and was easy to relate too.
This year I graduate with a Bachelor of Entertainment Industries at Queensland University of Technology. This course has been a testament to the variety of subjects Bernard Laverty had assisted me with including the exploration of a range of subjects such as Marketing, Project Management and Entertainment Law in an arts context. The combination of these skills will pave a career in producing and management which has already lead to experience on music videos. I still aim to pursue my passions of travel and cultural understanding to express stories from different perspectives. Last year I attended an international study tour with QUT where I worked at MIPTV (Cannes, France) and had met and networked with screen industry professional across France and England. This year I have been selected as a recipient of the NCP (New Colombo Plan) scholarship to study and attend an immersive cultural tour in India through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. I hope to further my skills in an arts context and understanding of different cultural perspectives and am excited to see where it takes me next.
Testimonial: Jarvis Paech (School Vice Captain)
I would highly recommend Mr Laverty. I was a past student of Proserpine State High School where my English skills were of a low standard. It was Mr Laverty’s teaching skills that allowed me to excel in this subject. Mr Laverty always has his students best interest at heart, offering tutoring sessions to students who could not grasp the concepts of English. Mr Laverty designed his classroom and content suited for his students making it engaging and interesting. I believe if I did not take the advantage of Mr Laverty’s tutoring sessions I certainly would not be where I am today. Further allowing me to achieve an OP where I was later accepted into University. I am currently studying a Bachelor of Nursing Science where I am achieving high results, where I have incorporated foundations on which Mr Laverty taught me.
Graduate Diploma of Education 2012 (Griffith University) English & Business- GPA 6.0
Griffith University Academic Award 2012- Education.
Diploma of Copywriting 2011 - Australian School of Copywriting.
Bachelor of Communication 2009 (Griffith University) Majoring in Marketing, Creative Writing and Digital Video.
$100 per hour
Joined Tutor Finder on 17-Dec-2018 (updated profile on 19-Jan-2019)