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Gary E.

Spring Hill, FL

$30/hour

Writing, reading, speaking and soccer - Licensed teacher and coach

In-person lessons
100+ Hours
Background check passed as of 4/27/13
5.0 average from 66 ratings

$30/Hour


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Southern Oregon University
Southern Oregon Universityersity
Master's

Education

Southern Oregon University

Southern Oregon Universityersity (Master's)

About Gary

My primary motivation as a teacher is to teach my students how to effectively articulate themselves in a way that makes them successful in school, on the job and in day to day communications. I have 14 years of teaching experience, including A.P. Literature and Composition, college prep and dual-enrollment courses. I am currently employed as a full-time teacher, teaching English III (American Literature and Composition) to high school juniors and Advanced Placement Literature and Composition to juniors and seniors. I also have worked professionally as a writer and journalist for various newspapers and professional publications. I love working one on one with interested people and will go the extra mile to help you be successful. In addition, I have 18 years of experience as a high school varsity-level soccer coach and am looking for opportunities to work with players one on one or in small groups to improve and fine-tune their technical and tactical skills. Please feel free to contact me and decide if I am the right tutor for you. My primary motivation as a teacher is to teach my students how to effectively articulate themselves in a way that makes them successful in school, on the job and in day to day communications. I have 14 years of teaching experience, including A.P. Literature and Composition, college prep and dual-enrollment courses. I am currently employed as a Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Spring Hill, FL 34608
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Test Preparation:
GED, PSAT, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading,
Spelling, Vocabulary
Sports/Recreation:
Soccer

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.

English

I have 12 years experience as a high school English teacher, including A.P. and dual enrollment classes. I am listed as "highly qualified" in my subject area and hold a Masters degree.

Grammar

During my 12 years as a high school English teacher, I have also taught specific classes in writing. These classes range from Creative Writing, and Research Writing to A.P. Composition and Journalism. Grammar is an important focus in all of these classes.

Literature

I have attended the Advanced Placement Literature Institute in San Diego, California and have a College Board approved syllabus for teaching A.P. Lit. I have also taught a variety of literature courses at the high school level for 11 years.

Proofreading

My 11 years of experience as a writing teacher and job experience in Journalism qualify me as a proofreader. In addition to my teaching experience, I have worked as a news editor in the broadcast industry.

Reading

As a trained teacher of A.P. Literature I have attended College Board Institutes for teaching reading and literature. I have also received training from a variety of Expeditionary Learning Literacy Institutes.

SAT Reading

For most of my teaching career, I have taught high school juniors and part of the job is preparing them for the SAT Reading test. In addition, I have also taught sophomores, who take the PSAT to prepare them for the actual test during their junior year. I have also had experience with the Reading 180 program.

SAT Writing

As a teacher of English to high school juniors for the past 11 years, part of the challenge is preparing them for the SAT Writing exam. I have extensive training as a teacher of writing, including A.P. and dual enrollment classes, as well as career experience as a freelance writer and journalist.

Soccer

I have 18 years of coaching experience at the high school varsity level, as well as coaching competitive club teams, both boys and girls. I have a USSF "D" license and am interested in coaching individuals or small groups, with a focus on technical and tactical skill development.

Writing

During my teaching career, I have been trained and taught in a wide range of writing areas, including creative writing, writing research papers, journalism, etc. I have a College Board approved syllabus for teaching A.P. Composition and have extensive experience working with struggling writers for S.A.T. and state testing. I am also qualified to score statewide writing assessments.

Southern Oregon University
Southern Oregon Universityersity
Master's

Education

Southern Oregon University

Southern Oregon Universityersity (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Gary will travel within 20 miles of Spring Hill, FL 34608.