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James K.

Orchard Park, NY

$20/hour

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Saint Bonaventure University
Physical Education
Canisius College
Graduate Coursework

Education

Saint Bonaventure University (Physical Education)

Canisius College (Graduate Coursework)

About James

I am a Certified Teacher Assistant with over 25 years experience in education working with children. I have worked with children of all grades and have extensive experience working with students with disabilities. I am a kind, caring, dedicated educator who will go the extra mile to help an individual reach their goals. I was a Teacher Assistant and Coach at Eden High School. I also was an Assistant Recreation Director with the Town of Orchard Park. I was a Teacher, Tutor and Sports Director at the Northtowns Boys and Girls Club. Currently I teach youth sports with Kids Choice Sports and do private tutoring for several students. I am reliable and dependable and I make learning interesting and fun for the individuals I tutor.

My experience also includes a Bachelors Degree in Physical Education and 17 years coaching experience at the Varsity and Junior Varsity levels. I have successfully coached baseball, basketball, football and golf. My teams won over 75 percent of their games including Divisional and Sectional Championships. More importantly I taught skills and character and life lessons which will last a lifetime.

I will put in the time and effort to make you a better student a better player and a better person. My strengths include hard work,an excellent knowledge of skills and game strategy. Most Importantly I believe sports should be fun! I make sure my students enjoy what they are doing.

If you are interested in a tutor or private sports coach please contact me! I would love to help and we will have fun!
I am a Certified Teacher Assistant with over 25 years experience in education working with children. I have worked with children of all grades and have extensive experience working with students with disabilities. I am a kind, caring, dedicated educator who will go the extra mile to help an individual reach their goals. I was a Teacher Assistant Read more

Policies
Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Orchard Park, NY 14127
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math, Prealgebra
Science:
Nutrition
English:
Reading, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
Common Core
History:
American History, Geography, World History
Special Needs:
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Common Core, Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball,
Basketball, Football,
Golf,
Tennis

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Baseball

I played baseball at Orchard Park High School and was Second Team All WNY. I have a Bachelors degree in Physical Education. I was the Junior Varsity Coach at Eden High School. My teams won over 200 games and 12 division championships. I was also a Little league manager. I played amateur baseball for over 20 years at the highest level and was an all star several times with a batting average of over .350.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified Teacher Assistant with over 25 years experience in Education. I tutored elementary school students for 3 years at the Northtowns Boys and Girls Club and also taught a daily academic lesson there. For 16 years I was a Teacher Assistant at Eden Central School.

Football

I played high school football at Orchard Park High School. I have a Bachelors degree in Physical Education and took coaching football class. I was Junior Varsity Coach at Eden for 11 years. I was Varsity Assistant Coach for 6 years. Our teams record was 48-12 over those 6 years with 3 divisional titles and 1 sectional title.

Golf

I gave played golf for 40 years. My handicap is 8 with a low round of 69. I have given lessons in golf to youth and adults with the Orchard Park Recreation Department. I was the Varsity Golf Coach at Eden High School.

Prealgebra

I work with students every day in pre- algebra and have an excellent knowledge of Common Core.

Study Skills

I am a certified Teacher Assistant with over 25 years experience in education. I worked for 17 years at Eden Schools helping students. I also was an after school tutor in all subject areas at the Northtowns Boys and Girls Club. I have a Bachelors degree from Saint Bonaventure University.

Saint Bonaventure University
Physical Education
Canisius College
Graduate Coursework

Education

Saint Bonaventure University (Physical Education)

Canisius College (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $20.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

James will travel within 40 miles of Orchard Park, NY 14127.