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Mrs Julie Towndrow

 Perth - Bedford

Perth tutor in English, Maths, Reading, Special Needs

(5 student reviews)


I provide remedial maths, reading, writing and general literacy tutoring.

Key strategy used is providing a calm, non-threatening space while teaching students skills to manage themselves and their learning.

I have experience working at a Language Development Centre (students who are experiencing delays in literacy and numeracy).

I have great success in teaching students who are 'falling through the cracks' and maybe exhibiting behaviours that are not helping their learning in the classroom.

I also work with students with a diagnosed disability and students who are experiencing school anxiety.

I have 22 years involvement in the fields of foster care and adoption and my experience as a qualified Special Needs Education Assistant Level III.

Please view my website (bottom of page) for more information.



I have had over ten years experience working in primary schools, where I had daily contact with students in all the year levels - kindergarten up to Year 7. This experience has enabled me to have an excellent knowledge and understanding of what is required of students in the classroom.

I have presented at workshops for professionals working with children in out of home care, and workshops for prospective adoptive parents. I have attended seminars provided by Child Australia, Australian Childhood Foundation, and workshops provided by Adoption Research and Counselling.


Qualified and very experienced Special Needs Education Assistant Level III
Cert III and Cert IV Mount Lawley Tafe.

Extensive personal and professional knowledge and experience in engaging with, and
working successfully with, students who have experienced early childhood trauma.


$65 per hour




Joined Tutor Finder on 18-Nov-2011 (updated profile on 20-Oct-2020)
Tutoring Location
  • Phone Help
  • Tutor's Place in Bedford
  • Private Tuition


English (Primary)
Reading (Primary)
Special Needs (Primary)


Maths (Primary)

"My daughter (Kelsey) was 12 when she began Maths tutoring with Julie. She was near the end of year 6 and struggling to keep up in class, often failing class Math tests and exams. We always knew she was a capable student however she had missed many important early maths concepts and lacked the confidence to 'speak up' in class and ask for help. Kelsey went to Julie once a week for just over a year and immediately the difference was measurable. Julie worked on 'filling the gaps' in Kelsey's maths knowledge while also helping her overcome the negative associations she had with this subject. She taught Kelsey strategies to recognise when she is beginning to feel anxious and how to relax and take control of these situations. I am pleased to report Kelsey is now in her first year of high school and doing extremely well. She feels very positive about her maths and has great test results, her last assessment resulting in a 92% achievement. Kelsey is now a confident learner with a healthy attitude to learning new skills in all areas of life. We went to Julie hoping for an improvement in the area of maths but we got so much more. We can't thank Julie enough for helping our daughter unlock her true potential."

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