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Sarah S.

Eliot, ME

$55/hour

Certified English Teacher and SAT tutor

In-person lessons

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University of New Hampshire
English
University of New Hampshire
Master's

Education

University of New Hampshire (English)

University of New Hampshire (Master's)

About Sarah

I have been a high school English teacher for 13 years. My favorite part about teaching is conferencing with students; we delve into their writing, their understanding of literature, or their preparation for tests. I love working with teenagers because they are naturally curious and tend to ask great questions. I find that working with students one-on-one gives them the confidence to take academic risks and articulate the help that they need.

Outside of the classroom, I have tutored students in SAT preparation and writing. I also coached a debate team, and love working with students on their public speaking skills. I have helped with resumé writing, and I even helped a young woman write a novel. Whatever your boost you need in communication, I am happy to help!

Years before I found teaching, I was an editor for a college paper and a sailing magazine. I am an excellent proofreader, but found these jobs to be somewhat dull... I prefer working with people rather than pages.

I connect very well to my students and they trust me. I believe that this is imperative in learning. I am good at getting to know students and their individual needs, and I am willing to try a variety of teaching methods to ensure success.

Please contact me so we can get started perfecting your skills in writing, reading, test prep, and public speaking!
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Eliot, ME 03903
In-person lessons
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

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University of New Hampshire
English
University of New Hampshire
Master's

Education

University of New Hampshire (English)

University of New Hampshire (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $55.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Sarah will travel within 20 miles of Eliot, ME 03903.