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Ms Kathy Agalidis

 Melbourne - Mulgrave

QUALIFIED EXPERIENCED SCHOOL TEACHER

Melbourne tutor in Creative Writing, English, English Literature, ESL, Essay Writing, IELTS, Maths, Reading

(1 student review)

MELBOURNE TUTORING SERVICES IN MATHS AND LITERACY FOR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY STUDENTS.

SMALL GROUP TUITION - $35.00 PER HOUR. ALL RESOURCES AND BOOKLETS FREE.

TEACHING ETHOS:
I HAVE BEEN TEACHING FOR OVER 22 YEARS IN BOTH THE PRIMARY SCHOOL SECTOR AND ADULT EDUCATION IN ENGLISH. TEACHING HAS BEEN A PASSION OF MINE SINCE BEFORE I EVEN STARTED AT UNIVESITY AND GRADUATED. MY BELEIF IN TEACHING IS TO INSTILL CONFIDENCE IN STUDENTS AND DEVELOP THEIR CONFIDENCE IN THEIR LEARNING. ONCE THIS HAS BEEN ESTABLISH STUDENTS BECOME MORE WILLING TO LEARN AND TAKE RISKS IN THEIR LEARNING.MY TEACHING PRACTISE IS FOCUSED ON DEVELOPING THE SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE THAT STUDENTS NEED TO EXCEL IN THEIR STUDIES.

MY EXPERTISE IS IN ENGLISH AND MATHEMATICS AND ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE IN PARTICULAR, COMING FROM FAMILY OF MIGRANT BACKGROUND, I REALISE THE IMPORTANCE AND NECESSITY OF UNDERSTANDING A SECOND LANGUAGE AND THE DIFFICULTIES THAT COME WITH THIS. THIS WAS ONE REASON I WANTED TO FURTHER DEVELOP MY STUDIES IN ENGLISH.

LESSON STRUCTURE:
LESSONS ARE FOCUSED ON ENGLISH AND MATHS AS CORE SUBJECTS. THE SESSIONS INVOLVE DEVELOPING UNDERSTING OF THE CONCEPTS COVERED IN SCHOOL ON THE SUBJECT AREA. I LIKE TO ENCOURAGE THE STUDENTS TO CHALLENGE THEMSELVES AND MOVE A LEVEL ABOVE TO WHERE THEY ARE WORKING. THIS HELPS IN UNDERSTANDINGA ND HAVING CONFIDENCE IN COMPLETING THE WORK IN THE FOLLOWING SCHOOL YEAR.
ALL WORK IS GENERATED BY MYSELF BASED ON THE AUSTRALIAN CURRIUCULUM AND THERE IS HOMEWORK GIVEN TO BE COMPLETED. NO EXTRA COST IS INVOLVED IN WORKSHEETS AND BOOKLETS GIVEN TO THE STUDENTS.
I ALSO LIASE WITH THE STUDENT'S TEACHER AND PARENTS ON A REGULAR BASIS. Study skills and preparation for class work and exams will also be covered.

CLASSES ARE HELD FOR ONE HOUR AND STUDENTS ARE ASSESSED REGULARLY. I OFFER SMALL GROUP CLASSES UP TO 5 STUDENTS/
LESSONS ARE HELD AT MY HOME, WHERE MY TUITION BUSINESS HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED AND STILL OPERATING FOR OVER 4 YEARS.

PREP- YEAR 1 ENGLISH/ WRITING/ ALPHABET RECOGNITION / READING DEVELOPMENT/ PHONICS AWARENESS/NUMBER KNOWLEDGE
GRADE 2- DEVELOPMENT OF PHONICS AND READING AND WRITING/MATHEMATICS
GRADE 3-4 NAPLAN, WRITING, READING, MATHS
GRADE 5-6/YEARS 7,8,9 - NAPLAN PREPARATION, PREPARING YEAR 6 STUDENTS FOR HIGH SCHOOL CONCEPTS IN MATHS AND IN ENGLISH, RESPONSE TO LITERATURE, PERSUASIVE AND ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING





PARENTS NOTE: On meeting your child, I will ask to see any current school work and reports that you are able to show me, as well as completing my own diagnostic testing in order to gain a clear picture of your child's needs.

Through tutoring I help your child by developing learning strategies and a plan for success! I aim to get to know your child's personal style of learning in order to motivate and engage them. I will assess the student along the lines of the Australian Curriculum, ( VELS), and will report to parents regularly, focusing on the needs of the student. I aim to help your child develop their confidence and focus on content areas in Maths and English, that they may not have consolidated.

DAYS I AM AVAILABLE :
THURSDAYS: SESSION 1 : 5-6 PM GRADES 3-4
SESSION 2 : 6-7 PM GRADES 5-6
SESSION 3 : 7-8 PM YEAR 7 AND 8

FRIDAYS:
SESSION 1 : 6-7 PM - GRADES 2-3
SESSION 2: 7-8 PM - YEAR 11 ENGLISH


SATURDAYS: 10:00- 11:00 - SESSION 1
11:00- 12:00- SESSION 2

12:00- 1:00 SESSION 3









* PLEASE NOTE I AM TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR GROUP SESSIONS FOR 2018. 7


COSTS:
SMALL GROUPS 35.00 PER HOUR.


* REFERRALS FROM PARENTS / TEACHERS ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU.

* FREE RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS. * I AM CURRENTLY WORKING IN THE PRIMARY SCHOOL SECTOR.

CREDENTIALS: * BACHELOR OF EDUCATION * BACHELOR OF TEACHING * POST GRADUATE DEGREE IN TESOL.



I am registered with the VIT and have my 2018 Teacher Registration: a criminal records check is conducted by the VIT. (Victorian Institute of Teaching as part of the requirement for registration with VIT).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CALL KATHY

SOUTH EASTERN AREA- Mulgrave.

Contact

Experience

ESTABLISHED TUTORING BUSINESS FOR OVER 3 YEARS. I HAVE OVER 18 YEARS TEACHING EXPERIENCE.

Qualifications

CREDENTIALS:
* BACHELOR OF EDUCATION
* BACHELOR OF TEACHING
* POST GRADUATE DEGREE IN TESOL.

Rates

The rate is $ 50.00 per hour including resources, preparation of lesson constant ,
liaising with the classroom teacher through emails and attending parent/ teacher
meetings if required. Regular updates with parents.

Gender

Female

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Joined Tutor Finder on 23-Oct-2014 (updated profile on 21-Jun-2018)
Tutoring Location
  • Tutor's Place in Mulgrave
  • Private & Group Tuition
Tutor in Mulgrave

English

Creative Writing (Primary, Secondary)
English (Primary, Secondary)
English Literature (Primary, Secondary)
ESL (Primary, Secondary)
Essay Writing (Primary, Secondary)
IELTS (Primary, Secondary)
Reading (Primary, Secondary)

Maths

Maths (Primary, Secondary)

"Kathy had resources available for my child and is very experienced in her work. She has helped my son in essay writing and also with grammar. Highly recommend her, friendly and organised."

Jerry Hun     
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