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Jack P.

Sag Harbor, NY

$55/hr

English, Reading, Math, Science, Computers, Navigation and Music

Background check passed as of 4/18/13
Usually responds in about 15 hours

English, Reading, Math, Science, Computers, Navigation and Music

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I am an experienced senior professional with years in the financial services business. I have a BS in chemistry, an MS in physical chemistry and an MBA. I am an excellent speaker and writer of the English language and have tutored in ESL at all levels. I am skilled in computers and a variety of programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point. I am also an amateur musician and am knowledgeable about software sequencers and making recordings, including live recordings. I have taught courses in sailing, weather and celestial navigation. Because of this varied background, I use mathematics and science in my everyday life. In teaching, I can link what appears to be abstract and boring to everyday events and make the subject interesting. I also relate events in my own experience that can make a subject come alive. I currently work in real estate sales where the daily and positive interaction with other people is pleasurable and gratifying if not always financially rewarding.

Testimonials

"Excellent"

- Kseniya, Norristown, PA on 9/28/12

"Very Precise, Available, and Punctual"

- Alessandra, Southampton, NY on 8/28/14
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra,
SAT Math
English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Astronomy, Chemistry
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Accounting, Business,
Economics, GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Chemistry, Economics, English, ESL/ESOL,
Geometry, Prealgebra,
Reading, SAT Math, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
GED, GRE, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
Accounting, Business,
Economics, ESL/ESOL,
General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Business

I have an MBA and have spent my entire career in business, principally in sales, operations, and finance. I had my own company operating as a financial intermediary and adviser to management in private equity financing and merger and acquisition transactions. I continue to source such transactions. I have served on several boards of directors including an oil and gas exploration company listed on the NYSE.

ESL/ESOL

I am certified in English and grammar. Last summer I tutored two Russian boys, ages 12 and 9 in English conversation, reading and grammar.

I am a skilled and proven problem solver and relate to people well. I understand the issues of learning a second language as I have been learning to speak, read and write Italian.

Prealgebra

I have tutored others in this subject and also use algebra frequently in my work. I believe that students should understand how the subject has application in real life and is not just a subject that must be learned.

My background in in finance and science with a career in the former and work experience in the latter. I hold an MS degree in physical chemistry and an MBA, both from the University of Virginia.

Virginia Military Institute
University of Virginia
Master's
University of Virginia
MBA

Education

Virginia Military Institute

University of Virginia (Master's)

University of Virginia (MBA)

Excellent — Jack is a great tutor! My Director extremely pleased by classes. His English level significantly improved! Also, Jack is very responsible and always leave helpful comments after class. ...

— Kseniya, Norristown, PA on 9/28/12

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

Group rates are available. Special prices are also available for longer assignments.

Travel policy

Jack will travel within 25 miles of Sag Harbor, NY 11963.


About Jack

I am an experienced senior professional with years in the financial services business. I have a BS in chemistry, an MS in physical chemistry and an MBA. I am an excellent speaker and writer of the English language and have tutored in ESL at all levels. I am skilled in computers and a variety of programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point. I am also an amateur musician and am knowledgeable about software sequencers and making recordings, including live recordings. I have taught courses in sailing, weather and celestial navigation. Because of this varied background, I use mathematics and science in my everyday life. In teaching, I can link what appears to be abstract and boring to everyday events and make the subject interesting. I also relate events in my own experience that can make a subject come alive. I currently work in real estate sales where the daily and positive interaction with other people is pleasurable and gratifying if not always financially rewarding.

Testimonials

"Excellent"

- Kseniya, Norristown, PA on 9/28/12

"Very Precise, Available, and Punctual"

- Alessandra, Southampton, NY on 8/28/14
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Education

Virginia Military Institute
University of Virginia
Master's
University of Virginia
MBA

Education

Virginia Military Institute

University of Virginia (Master's)

University of Virginia (MBA)


Tutor Policies

Group rates are available. Special prices are also available for longer assignments.

Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Sag Harbor, NY 11963

Jack’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra,
SAT Math
English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Astronomy, Chemistry
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Accounting, Business,
Economics, GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Chemistry, Economics, English, ESL/ESOL,
Geometry, Prealgebra,
Reading, SAT Math, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
GED, GRE, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
Accounting, Business,
Economics, ESL/ESOL,
General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Background Check Status for Jack P.

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