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Jack W.

Effective English Language Arts and Drama Tutor

New York, NY (10002)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$36.00
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My name is Jack, and I am a secondary school teacher with over five years of teaching experience in New York City. I taught a range of subjects before choosing English language arts. I have a degree in theater and have completed honors level graduate work in English. In addition to teaching, I am an award-winning playwright, published writer and experienced tutor.

I have a range of experiences as a student to draw on as a teacher, including public and boarding school, alternative college, and an urban graduate school. I also studied in London, where I experienced a theatre immersion program. I encourage collaboration with my students to co-author their education, and work to make students feel comfortable and supported, as this approach tends to foster authentic learning and a satisfying educational experience.

Every student has the potential to be outstanding, whether they are naturally studious and disciplined, or easily distracted and reluctant learners. As a graduate student, I have conducted supervised research into various learning styles and am interested in assessing my students' aptitude for English and their natural approach to learning. I tailor my lessons and overall approach to teaching according to the individual needs of each student.

I consider my job as an educator to be a great responsibility as well as a wonderful opportunity with immense rewards. I am passionate about perpetuating enthusiasm for English language arts in my students, as literature and literacy are essential to the curious mind and help foster an enthusiasm for life-long learning.

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Jack’s subjects

Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, Writing
Art:
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Language:
ESL/ESOL
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing

English

Experience teaching ELA and ESL on the elementary and secondary school level.

Literature

Experience teaching English and American Literature on the elementary and secondary school level.

Theatre

I am an experienced theater professional who is enthusiastic about teaching Theatre for actors, directors, and playwrights. I have a BA in Theater from Antioch College, where I staged an original play as my senior project. Additionally, I spent a semester studying in London in a Theatre intensive program. My curriculum in London included Acting, Shakespeare, Playwriting, and Dance. I subsequently trained as an actor in New York, where I have been involved in numerous stage productions in various capacities, including actor, director, playwright, stage manager, and box office manager. I have experience both acting and directing a variation on the legendary Method acting technique and am also adept at comedy.

Writing

Experience teaching writing and composition on the secondary school level. Also a published writer and blogger with an international readership.

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Education

Antioch College (Theater)

City University of New York, Queens College (Master's)

Great Tutor Jack W is an exceptional tutor. Very understanding and patient. I really enjoyed learning from him. Furthermore, it was a great experience working with Jack. ...

— Hector from Jackson Heights, NY on 7/19/12);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $36.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Group rates are available for two or more students. Discounts are also available for more than five hours of lessons booked in advance. Please ask me for details. Thanks.

Travel policy

Jack will travel within 15 miles of New York, NY 10002.

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