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Kate S.

Houston, TX

$55/hour

Friendly and Enthusiastic Female Tutor

In-person lessons

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University of Houston
German

Education

University of Houston (German)

About Kate

There is a special place in my heart for helping others learn and succeed, whether I am training a new employee or tutoring a student in German. I am a beginner in the realm of tutoring, but my experience in ESL and German tutoring was incredibly rewarding. I studied German for six years; my last semester took place at the University of Leipzig. Additionally, I studied an academic year of French, one semester of which was in Angers, France. Upon my return, I taught an ESL class through Literacy Advance. I have tutored individuals in German for a year. I am interested continuing my work as a dedicated tutor through WyzAnt.

As a tutor, I am very patient and always encourage students to try their best. I never push too hard, but I try to help students recognize and reach their full potential. I try to not give too much homework outside of tutoring sessions when necessary. My lessons are hands on and taught with enthusiasm. I try to keep an open mind and am very empathic towards my students.

I am currently only available on Mondays and Thursdays due to my primary job, but I will be available from 9:30a to 7p, Monday through Friday, unless otherwise noted. As I acquire more students, I will become more available. My goal is to tutor full-time.

I am not currently certified as a teacher, but I plan to build experience through my motivation in tutoring and teaching.
There is a special place in my heart for helping others learn and succeed, whether I am training a new employee or tutoring a student in German. I am a beginner in the realm of tutoring, but my experience in ESL and German tutoring was Read more

Policies
Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Houston, TX 77087
In-person lessons
Art:
Drawing
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading
Language:
ESL/ESOL, German
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Reading

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Drawing

I studied visual art at The High School for Performing and Visual Arts, and I currently work as a freelance illustrator and designer. I worked at Surroundings, a family-owned home decor shop, for four years as a graphic designer and merchandise photographer. I designed post cards and web graphics as well as painted lamp shades and murals for the store.

University of Houston
German

Education

University of Houston (German)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $55.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Kate will travel within 10 miles of Houston, TX 77087.