Over 20 tutoring hours

Iris V.

Pleasant Hill, CA

$50/hr

Patient and Knowledgeable Spanish Tutor.

In-person lessons
Replies in 14 hours
Background check passed as of 11/4/11
5.0 Avg. Rating
 
 
7 Ratings
 
 
14hrs Response Time

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Associate in Science Degree
Health Education
currently studying Psychology
Master's
Bachelor's Degree Early Childhood Education, Bachelor in Business Management
MBA

Education

Associate in Science Degree (Health Education)

currently studying Psychology (Master's)

Bachelor's Degree Early Childhood Education, Bachelor in Business Management (MBA)

About Iris

Hi, my name is Iris, and I love tutoring Spanish, which is my first language. I have a bachelor's degree in child development education, in human resources administration. I am a counselor in strategic family therapy and brief therapy. I enjoy working with people and human interaction, and I enjoy working with kids.

I can help people to develop their basic reading, writing and conversational Spanish skills. Working with kids, I use the Montessori Method, which comprises an educational approach, and a style of teaching designed to maximize young children's potential by harnessing their inherent curiosity of the world and their natural born desire to learn in an environment that is conducive to a positive thinking and expansion of the student's educational horizons.

I can give instruction to non-Spanish speaking students in the Spanish language by presenting lessons and answering questions about different school material. I evaluate the progress of them and conference with parents about how their kids were doing.

Due to my ten years of experience in the field of business and Human Resources, as a HR consultant and management, I could help adult students in subjects as business letters, CVs, job interviews, or helping them to improve their Spanish writing, grammar, vocabulary development to improve their conversational skills for a professional environment. I am able to work Tuesday to Friday during the evenings and some Saturdays in the morning.
Hi, my name is Iris, and I love tutoring Spanish, which is my first language. I have a bachelor's degree in child development education, in human resources administration. I am a counselor in strategic family therapy and brief Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 22 miles of Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Language:
Spanish
Homeschool:
Spanish
Sports/Recreation:
Sewing
Corporate Training:
Spanish

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Sewing

I studied drawing and painting for 4 years, and have 4 semesters of theater costume design. I had my own business for about 6 years, a haute couture atelier (creation of exclusive custom-fitted clothing) in Venezuela from 1991 to 1997 designing wedding and evening gowns. I not only designed, but I constructed them.

I learned to sew by hand from start to finish in middle school, two years in a catholic vocational school with Spaniard nuns doing clothes for babies.

Then I improved my skills and leaned haute couture with my grand mother and my auntie. They opened a bridal store when they come from Italy after WW2, a wedding dress store for 27 years.

I am able to show pictures of some of the dresses I made.

Spanish

I love tutoring Spanish, my first language. I can help people to develop their basic, intermedia reading, writing and conversational Spanish skills.

Associate in Science Degree
Health Education
currently studying Psychology
Master's
Bachelor's Degree Early Childhood Education, Bachelor in Business Management
MBA

Education

Associate in Science Degree (Health Education)

currently studying Psychology (Master's)

Bachelor's Degree Early Childhood Education, Bachelor in Business Management (MBA)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Iris will travel within 22 miles of Pleasant Hill, CA 94523.

Background Check Status for Iris V.

Iris V. passed a background check on 11/4/11. The check was ordered by Iris through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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