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Mr Iain Macpherson

 Lake Macquarie - Toronto

Highly effective tutor-coach for K-12 & beyond

Lake Macquarie tutor in Algebra, Communication, Creative Writing, English, Essay Writing, Geography, History, Maths, Media Studies, Reading, Society and Culture, Special Needs, Teacher

I travel to these locations
Toronto area, north to Edgeworth, south to Wangi, east to Warners Bay, west to Awaba

* Retired primary school teacher (38 years)
* classroom experience Kindergarten-Year 10

* specialising in Mathematics/numeracy and very strong in English/literacy/language teaching

* Over 48 years tuition experience.

* Available - daytimes ; afternoons 2:15pm-7:30pm (Mon/Tue/Wed/Thur) & Fridays 2:15pm-5:45pm; Saturdays or any weekday mornings by negotiation or appointment.



* over 45 years supporting students.
* have worked for tutoring companies/organisations
* have tutored in students' residences by appointment
* Skills/Support in
- Mathematics: early childhood to Year 10,
- English/literacy: early childhood to adult,
- Essay & Study Skills: Year 3 to adult
- Preparing adults for Job Screening and TAFE assessments


* B.A., Dip. Ed. (1977)
* current progress to Master of Education (Mathematics), University of Newcastle
* NSW Teaching Certificate (1978)
* First Aid/Primary Care (2016)
* Working With Children Check valid to 17/6/2026 (WWC1020784E)
* over 40 years tutoring privately and with companies/organisations


$55 per hour is my normal rate.
A $44/hr rate applies to long-standing students with full-term lesson bookings.
The hour lesson is 55 minutes with the student and up to 5 minutes consultation with the parent(s).

Student Discount

Special Offer - 10% off to purchasers of a full term of lessons.

Working With Children Check

Yes, I'm cleared to work with children in New South Wales until 17-Jun-2026 (details available on request)




Joined Tutor Finder on 30-Jul-2016 (updated profile on 27-Apr-2022)
Tutoring Location
  • Online Tutoring
  • Phone Help
  • Home Visits within 15 kms
  • Private & Group Tuition


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


Algebra (Primary, Secondary)
Maths (Primary, Secondary)

Study Help

Essay Writing (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
Special Needs (Secondary)

Social Science

Geography (Primary, Secondary)
History (Primary, Secondary)
Society and Culture (Secondary)


Communication (Secondary)
Media Studies (Secondary)


Teacher Training (General)
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