Elizabeth

Elizabeth Kensington, VIC 3031 chatting with 7 students

  • Kensington VIC, experienced primary, remedial and advanced teacher, medicine

About Me

I am a qualified medical Doctor and Primary Teacher with over 8 years of teaching experience and wide range tutoring roles. Grades taught include Prep to 6 (classroom), Advanced English and Maths tutoring up to Year 12 (VCE), and private lessons music and remedial maths and English. I have also tutored students with learning disabilities such as dyslexia and autism and have a strong background in education for special needs including gifted abilities. I am a passionate and innovative teacher and love to design materials and methods to support the particular learning style of each student. I am able to assist students of any age with a broad range of subjects, exam coaching, study techniques and mastery of concepts that provide a unique challenge to students. I am currently working as a doctor at the Royal Melbourne Hospital so availability is limited but weekends and evenings are an option.


Qualification

MD (Doctor of Medicine)

University of Notre Dame, Sydney

2015 - 2018

Bachelor of Education

Australian Catholic University

2014 - 2018

Associate Diploma in Music Performance Australia

Australian Music Examination Board

2001 - 2001


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Subject

Bachelor of Education, Dean's List for Academic Excellence. Highest essay score in GAMSAT (2014). Tutored grades 3-12 in Advanced English for James An College for four years as well as extensive experience in English curriculum as a primary classroom teacher. Targeting students with special needs and ESL background as well as assisting gifted students achieve their potential with advanced English curriculum. Experience in Reading Recovery and multiple literacy schemes from Prep to grade 6. Have also coached secondary and university students in academic English and essay writing.

Bachelor of Education with High Distinctions in Australian History series and Grade 12 studies in Modern History. Have wide classroom experience teaching history through the Human Society and Environment curriculum as well as private tutoring including historical discussions and methods.

Bachelor of Education with Distinction average in Australian literature stream and extensive knowledge of English and German literature and classics. Have tutored advanced English to year 9 for James An College Epping, in which literature review, analysis and creative writing were an integral part. Texts included classics and modern works and Australian literature and poetry. Exceptionally skilled and well-read in analysing texts and supporting students in academic writing and response to literature tasks. HSC and VCE curriculum support for students needing assistance in assessments and understanding concepts in literature.

Studied mathematics at tertiary level in B.Sc and mathematics education with High Distinction in B.Ed. Development of own educational manipulative and digital materials for maths instruction and extensive experience in private remedial maths education. Have also taught maths from grades 2-9 for James An College for four years. Experience in Montessori method for mathematics.

A.Mus.A (AMEB) and entry into Bachelor of Music, ANU (2001). Have since taught many students privately in theory and piano performance, tutoring ongoing. From beginners to advanced. I have also worked as Primary School Music Teacher implementing music curriculum for entire school of over 600 students (Holy Spirit North Ryde, NSW, 2008) as classroom teacher. Role included curriculum development and implementation, choir management, performance, composition and performance in inter school competitions, assessment and reporting against creative arts syllabus. Use of Kodaly and Orff methods to instruct and engage students in performance and acquisition of theoretical and musicianship skills. Also voice coach and choir member (2006-2008) Saint Mary's Cathedral Choir Sydney. Can take small groups or individual classes in general music, tuition support for primary music curriculum or private piano lessons.

Tuition for GAMSAT and pre-Med preparation, tuition support for medical students and medical science students wishing to consolidate knowledge, manage or design effective study plans, or review material with emphasis on clinical skills and extrapolation to clinical practice.

Indonesian teaching and tutoring experience as well as cultural and historical lessons. Studied Indonesian to fluency up to year 12 and beyond. Recommendation to teach Indonesian from Professor of Indonesian studies (emeritus) UNE, Armidale NSW.

A.Mus.A (AMEB) and entry into Bachelor of Music, ANU (2001). Have since taught many students privately in theory and piano performance, tutoring ongoing. From beginners to advanced. I have also worked as Primary School Music Teacher implementing music curriculum for entire school of over 600 students (Holy Spirit North Ryde, NSW, 2008) as classroom teacher. Role included curriculum development and implementation, choir management, performance, composition and performance in inter school competitions, assessment and reporting against creative arts syllabus. Use of Kodaly and Orff methods to instruct and engage students in performance and acquisition of theoretical and musicianship skills. Also voice coach and choir member (2006-2008) Saint Mary's Cathedral Choir Sydney. Can take small groups or individual classes in general music, tuition support for primary music curriculum or private piano lessons.


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  • Kensington, VIC 3031