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Ms Kathryn Close

 Brisbane - South Brisbane

Local, professional, experienced and approachable

Brisbane tutor in Creative Writing, English, English Literature, Essay Writing, Music Theory, Musicianship, Reading, Study Skills, Essay writing

(1 student review)

As an academic, musician, teacher and mother of two adult children, I have enjoyed supporting students to achieve their full potential for over 25 years. With a friendly and personal approach, I encourage students to fulfil their potential by introducing effective study techniques and developing unique study plans.

I hold a Masters degree via research thesis from the University of Queensland, a Bachelor of Music (performance and teaching) - Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University and was awarded an AMusA on the cello. I hold a current Blue card and maintain strict levels of professionalism following government guidelines in relation to working with children.

Tutoring sessions involve one-on-one teaching and support with clear guidelines and attention to detail. I am available to teach from 4.30pm on weekdays and throughout school holidays at a rate of $65/hour.

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Experience

Kathryn has tutored students of all ages and taught music in state and private schools for over 25 years. She maintains professional standards following recommended government guidelines and follows a student first focus to create positive experiences for students of all standards and ages.
Kathryn supports students to achieve high quality outcomes by prioritising empathy and academic rigour.
Kathryn also:
- Supports students in developing effective study plans and healthy study habits
- Provides essay writing and editing skills
- Instructs and advises students in theory and musicianship from beginner to advanced levels

Professional Activities include:
Teaching in Queensland schools
Presenting at in-service courses for Queensland Education teachers
Examining and adjudicating university competitions
External examining for high schools
Educating via community outreach programmes delivering recitals, tuition and master classes to students throughout Queensland
Performing with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Qualifications

Master of Music - University of Queensland
Bachelor of Music (Performance & Teaching) - Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University
Associate in Music, Australia

Rates

$65 per hour

Gender

Female

Registered

Joined Tutor Finder on 07-Apr-2022 (updated profile on 20-May-2022)
Tutoring Location
  • Online Tutoring
  • Tutor's Place in South Brisbane
  • Home Visits within 5 kms
  • Private Tuition

English

Creative Writing (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
English (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
English Literature (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
Reading (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)

Study Help

Essay Writing (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
Study Skills (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)

Music

Music Theory (Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced)
Musicianship (Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced)

Other Subjects

Essay writing

"Thanks to Kathryn’s tutoring over the years, my children have been handed the love of English and writing. From an early age of basic spelling and grammar to assistance with tertiary assessments, Kathryn has been there and shown immense patience, professionalism and competence. I never had a problem getting them in the car to go and see Kathryn and I can’t recommend her enough. Highly sought after and well worth it. Thanks Kathryn."

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