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Kirk D.

Kansas City, KS

$45/hour

Certified English / Language Arts Teacher with 14 Years Experience

200+ Hours
5.0 average from 7 ratings
Fast and very very helpful
— Fahad, Albany, NY on 12/24/16

$45/Hour


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Washburn University, Topeka
English

Education

Washburn University, Topeka (English)

About Kirk

I am a certified teacher with 14 years of experience in grades 7-12. My certification in AP Literature and Composition also allows me the luxury of helping out those at the university level. I am very knowledgeable of literature and composition for the upper level students, while having a knack for spelling, vocabulary, reading, and study skills for the middle school (Junior High) and below.

I am professional, personable, and flexible. As an introspective educator, it important to adapt my teaching strategies to each student's needs. I am very conscientious of student learning styles and academic success.

I appreciate the opportunity to work with you. When contacting me for assistance, please provide me with specific information on your needs, due dates, etc. The more information that you are able to provide me, the easier it is for me to create appropriate lessons and assignments.
I am a certified teacher with 14 years of experience in grades 7-12. My certification in AP Literature and Composition also allows me the luxury of helping out those at the university level. I am very knowledgeable of literature and composition for the upper level students, while having a knack for spelling, vocabulary, reading, and study skills Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Kansas City, KS 66102

"Fast and very very helpful"

- Fahad, Albany, NY on 12/24/16
Art:
Film
English:
ACT Reading, English,
Grammar,
Literature,
Proofreading, Reading,
Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading,
Spelling, Vocabulary

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 taught both middle and high school for 12 years.

I am licensed / certified in Kansas as "Highly Qualified."

I have very strong literature, composition, and reading backgrounds.

Film

I have taught film and literature for a total of 10 years at the high school level. I also have a strong background in the study of film as both as hobby as a potential career choice. I was a Mass Media minor at Washburn University. I have also taught Media Productions at the high school level for 5 years.

Grammar

I have taught upper level high school composition that prepares students for collegiate composition classes.

Literature

I have 12 years' experience teaching high school literature. I specialize in upper level Jr/Sr English, including, but not limited to, AP literature and composition.

Reading

I have taught reading for twelve years. I am patient, and I have a variety of techniques to assist struggling readers achieve higher grades and better skills as they progress through school.

Washburn University, Topeka
English

Education

Washburn University, Topeka (English)

Fast and very very helpful

Mr. Kirk helped me a lot with my writing report . He is very fast and patient. I really enjoyed working with him and I wish the best for him.

— Fahad, Albany, NY on 12/24/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kirk will travel within 30 miles of Kansas City, KS 66102.