Melbourne tutor in English
Service areasSth Yarra and Malvern Libraries
VCE English, English Language, English Literature and IB English.
Years 11 and 12 Only.
Bookings open for 2019. Tutorials commence: Monday 11/February/2019
I am an experienced teacher of English at secondary level, specialising in VCE English, English Language, EAL, Literature and IB English. I have a thorough, detailed working knowledge of the courses and texts; and offer a variety of strategies to enable your progress. Course guides, sample essays/training essays, practice exams and feedback are provided to help you achieve your best in Assessments and the Exam. The fee includes email/msg contact and assessments between tutorials.
I work with students of all capabilities and aspirations.
Current registration with Victorian Institute of Teaching with Clear Police Check.
I commenced my teaching career at Geelong Grammar School (Corio), and have taught at The Woodleigh School, Methodist Ladies College and Yarra Valley Grammar. Along with teaching duties, I held leadership positions in curriculum, student welfare and management.
I have presented and published widely in English education; and have facilitated professional development in faculty change, curriculum and professional communication. Additionally, I have co-authored/edited several successful senior English resource texts and study guides for Thomson Learning, Cengage Learning, Macmillan Education, Jacaranda, A+ Guides, Cambridge University Press and the Victorian Association for the Teaching of English. Currently, I am a Senior English Tutor and a Writer/Editor of English grammar/literature guides as well as an external exam assessor for various private schools; and I am undertaking a PhD in Linguistics.
Tutorials are 60 mins ($80) per student.
Bookings available from 2.00pm on Monday to Thursday, meeting at Stonnington Sth Yarra and Malvern Libraries. I do not do home visits.
I look forward to helping you achieve your best. Regards, Laura.
I acknowledge the traditional indigenous custodians of this country and community diversity.
Classroom Teacher (20 years); Tutor (12 years); English Exam Assessor/Auditor;
Writer/Editor of English course books and study guides.
Master of Applied Linguistics, Monash University; Grad. Cert. Educational Administration,
Deakin University; Bachelor of Education (Sec/Arts), University of Melbourne;
Certificate of Achievement in Teaching Adult Learners, Central Institute WA; Diploma of
Journalism, Australian College of Journalism; Certificate IV in Professional Writing &
Editing, Holmesglen TAFE; on-going professional development concerning curriculum and learner needs (20hrs per year).
$80 per hour
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