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Rebecca Mellor
Tutoring near Port Hacking, Sydney, New South Wales

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Location

Rebecca tutors around Port Hacking

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I offer at-home tutoring in the following suburbs: Caringbah, Dolans Bay, Lilli Pilli, Port Hacking, Taren Point, Burraneer, Woolooware, Cronulla & Miranda. Other suburbs may be considered for an additional fee.

About

Hi, my name is Rebecca, and I am a fourth year university student currently studying a combined Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education, with teaching specialisations in English and history. I have been tutoring since I completed the HSC in 2012 and I am eager to work with students to help them to succeed.

My experience:
During Year 12 I studied both English Advanced and English Extension 1, as well as Ancient History, Modern History and History Extension, and achieved an ATAR of 99.15. As such, I have a thorough understanding of the requirements of these subjects, as well as the strategies and skills required to study and write effectively. In addition, I am consistently working to expand my own knowledge and improve both my writing and teaching skills as I undertake my Arts/Education degree at university.

My approach to tuition:
Over the past four years, I have worked with a wide range of students to help them to improve their work and build their confidence in relation to their English studies. I always strive to focus on a student’s strengths whilst helping them to develop key skills, including:
- Essay writing
- Textual analysis
- Answering exam-style questions
- Creative writing
- Compiling study notes

As an education student, I understand the importance of individualised learning for students of all abilities. As such, I conduct flexible one-to-one tutoring sessions that respond to the specific educational needs of each student.

Price:
- Year 11 & 12: $55 per hour
- Years 7-10: $45 per hour

Achievements

  • Awarded the Frank Crowley Prize for Best Performance in Australian Studies, UNSW 2015
  • Placed on the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Dean's List for academic excellence in 2014
  • Won 1st prize in the ‘Generation to Generation’ Category of the History Teacher’s Association (HTA) Extension History Essay Prize, awarded by the HTA and the Sydney Jewish Museum, 2012

Education

Year 12 completed in 2012.
Mark achieved: 99.15.
Currently studying Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education at The University of New South Wales.

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Rates

$55 per hour

Services

  • One-to-one tuition
  • Home visits

Subjects

  • English

Tutoring students in

  • Year 12
  • Year 11
  • Year 10
  • Year 9
  • Year 8
  • Year 7