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Mr Dan Chicos

 Sunshine Coast - Caboolture

Experienced High School Maths Teacher, QCE and HSC preparation

Sunshine Coast tutor in Calculus, Maths Methods, Further Maths, Algebra, Maths, Geometry, Statistics

I travel to these locations
Caboolture, North Lakes, Mango Hill, Caloundra, Mooloolaba and surrounding suburbs

(1 student review)

Hi! I'm Dan Chicos, and I'm here to make maths not just understandable but also enjoyable for high school students. With 20 years of combined experience as a high school maths teacher and tutor, I believe that I can provide a more personalised and impactful learning experience to my students.

I hold a graduate diploma in education and a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. My academic background equips me with the knowledge and skills needed to simplify complex math concepts for my students.

I teach high school maths, from algebra to calculus, and prepare students for their QCE and HSC final exams.

I believe in tailoring my teaching methods to suit each student's unique needs and learning style. My goal is not just to solve problems but to ensure students understand the underlying principles, think critically, and develop a genuine appreciation for maths. I use Maple software which allows students to explore and solve maths problems in an interactive way using helpful tools. The online lessons are conducted on Zoom.

I offer tutoring services both in-person, at your home, and online. Whether you prefer face-to-face sessions or the convenience of virtual learning, I'm committed to providing an effective and flexible learning experience.

I can be contacted at 0435 856 908 or

I offer a free 1-hour trial lesson.

I have a Working With Children clearance for both, Queensland and NSW.

References upon request.



I am a qualified high school Maths teacher with 20 years combined experience as a classroom teacher and private tutor. I am driven by the desire to bring the best in my students and I never give up. Their success is my reward. Learning maths can sometimes be perceived as a challenging task, but nothing is hard when you work as a team.


I am a qualified secondary Maths teacher (Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Western
Sydney, 2003). In 2002, I studied 1-year Mathematics at Macquarie University, subjects including Calculus, Discrete Mathematics, and Linear Algebra. I also have a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering (Thermodynamics and heat engines) from the Polytechnics Institute of Bucharest, Romania (1984).


I charge the following hourly rates for one-on-one tutoring:
- Years 7-10: $70
- Year 11-12 and QCE & HSC preparation:
- Mathematical Methods: $80
- Mathematics Extension 1: $80
- Advanced Mathematics (2U): $80
- General Mathematics: $80
- Mathematics Standard: $80

I offer a 30% discount per student for small group tutoring (2 students).
For home tutoring (a minimum 2-hour lesson), I charge an extra $5 for travel expenses.
The online lessons are on Zoom.
I offer a free 1-hour lesson as a trial lesson.

Working With Children Check

Yes, I'm cleared to work with children in Queensland until 26-Jan-2026 (details available on request)




Joined Tutor Finder on 01-Oct-2015 (updated profile on 08-Jul-2024)
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  • Home Visits within 60 kms
  • Private & Group Tuition


Algebra (Secondary)
Calculus (Secondary)
Further Maths (Secondary)
Geometry (Secondary)
Maths (Secondary)
Maths Methods (Secondary)
Statistics (Secondary)

"I have found Dan to be an excellent mathematics tutor. The preparation, explanations, flexibility and passion in creating lessons for you to succeed is central to his approach. As a result all lessons were catered exactly to my needs. Working with Dan over time was imperative in allowing for marked improvements in executing problem solving, learning effectively and achieving high grades. His professionalism and dedication to teaching allowed me to succeed and I’m always grateful for this. I would highly recommend Dan if you wish to get amazing results and learn a lot more than just solving maths problems along the way!"

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