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Michael P.

Somerville, NJ

$45/hour

Elementary & Middle School

In-person lessons

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Rutgers College
Political Science
Rutgers Graduate School of Education
MEd

Education

Rutgers College (Political Science)

Rutgers Graduate School of Education (MEd)

About Michael

A graduate of Rutgers University, I hold a Master's degree in elementary education and am certified to teach Kindergarten through sixth grade, as well as social studies at the middle school level. I have been working with young people for many years. Over five years as an after school homework aide, I grew adept at finding different ways of explaining to help students understand difficult concepts. This skill proved invaluable while student teaching in a third grade classroom. I have also spent numerous summers as a residential camp counselor, teaching archery, nature, and new games to children of all ages.

I currently work as a substitute teacher in a number of different school districts across central New Jersey. My experiences have underscored the importance of developing a strong personal and working relationship with students. Even a small connection with a teacher can motivate a student to strive to produce quality work. I've long found helping a child learn something new -- whether it be a tricky math concept, throwing a baseball, or folding socks -- to be a highly rewarding endeavor. Please contact me if I might be of any assistance!
A graduate of Rutgers University, I hold a Master's degree in elementary education and am certified to teach Kindergarten through sixth Read more

Policies
Cancellation
36 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Somerville, NJ 08876
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra
English:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
History:
American History, European History, Political Science, Religion, Social Studies
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Elementary (K-6th)

I hold a certificate to teach grades K-6 in the state of New Jersey, as well as a Master of Education degree from Rutgers University. I have worked with children in a variety of settings and am excited to begin a long term assignment in a third grade classroom.

Rutgers College
Political Science
Rutgers Graduate School of Education
MEd

Education

Rutgers College (Political Science)

Rutgers Graduate School of Education (MEd)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

Travel policy

Michael will travel within 25 miles of Somerville, NJ 08876.