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Mrs Kris Stephen

 Melbourne - Camberwell

Experienced Teacher With Maths Degree (Hons)

Melbourne tutor in Maths, Creative Writing

Tutor in Maths (Prep to Yr10) and English Creative Writing (Yr4-6). VIT (Victorian Institute of Teaching) Fully Registered Primary Teacher with Hons Degree in Maths (Oxford University). Atar equivalent (English A-levels) high enough to gain entry to medicine.

I qualified as a Victorian Primary School teacher in 2011 (received Top Graduating Student Award from Monash University) and subsequently enjoyed a variety of teaching roles in Melbourne, including 3 years as a Primary Gifted Education Teacher at a highly regarded independent school. Due to family circumstances, I resigned at the end of 2016 but I missed teaching! Therefore, I decided to continue my passion for education by tutoring students in Maths and English. I am equally happy helping struggling children or extending capable students.

Maths
I teach Maths so students UNDERSTAND concepts, not as a set of rules to blindly follow. As a result, most of my students become expert problem solvers. I often use visual aids or manipulatives such as blocks, depending on the learning style and age of the student. It is essential for Primary students to have a solid grasp of basic mathematical concepts before starting High School, as the pace of learning increases and they start falling behind very quickly. In addition to ensuring mathematical foundations are strong, I also have an extension Maths program for very capable students.

English
As the Gifted Education Teacher, I developed a fun creative writing program to improve the quality of students' narratives and help them develop interesting plots. Creative writing skills are essential for VCE English.

I tutor from my home in Camberwell.

I would love the opportunity to help your child reach their full potential.

The first meeting to discuss your child's goals is free (approximately 20 minutes). This will be followed by a shortened teaching session of 40 minutes for $40.

LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE! Available for holiday tutoring in July & September.

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Experience

5 years Teaching Experience in Melbourne Schools
1 year Tutoring Primary and Secondary Maths, Creative Writing

Qualifications

Honours Degree in Mathematics - Oxford University
Graduate Diploma in Primary Education - Monash University (Top Graduating Student Award)
School Education at Wakefield Girls High School (A highly regarded UK private school) Received several academic prizes

Rates

$65 per hour

Gender

Female

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Joined Tutor Finder on 05-Jul-2017 (updated profile on 24-Sep-2018)
Tutoring Location
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Creative Writing (Primary)

Maths

Maths (Primary, Secondary)
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