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Oakley G ermech.

Tutor Type Advanced Tutor
Teaching Experience 1 year
Travel radius 20 km from Carlton
Tuition Fee
$45.00/hour (Prep to Year 10)
$50.00/hour (VCE)
24 hour cancellation notice required

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Subjects I can Tutor

Primary English P-6
Primary Maths P-6
VCE Biology Units 1&2
VCE Biology Units 3&4

About Me

Hi! I’m Oakley, and I’m a student at The University of Melbourne, currently undertaking a Graduate Diploma of Plant Science (with a previous major in Zoology, and plans to continue with a research Masters in animal behaviour or plant-animal interactions). When I’m not studying or tutoring, you’re most likely to find me out birdwatching on a sandy shore or beneath the tree ferns of Sherbrooke Forest. I’m also very partial to a sneaky game of Mario Kart. I’ve been tutoring on-and-off since 2012, and in the last one-two years have tutored higher-level biology classes, most notably with the UMSU VCE Summer School and at Medley Hall, one of Melbourne Uni’s residential colleges. I love the rewarding feeling that comes with the moment when a student grasps a concept during a tutorial – one of my most precious moments was when my student, who’d never taken a biology class before university, recited the entire process of cellular respiration back to me without a pause. As a flexible and committed individual with a real passion for life sciences, and knowing all too well the perils of having a dreadful teacher, I hope I can bring something to the table for each and every person 🙂

Teaching Experience
tutored for more than 1 year
Experienced tutor

*Tutor for BIOL10004 Biology of Cells and Organisms at Medley Hall, a college of The University of Melbourne. This is a core first-year biological science subject.
*Was selected for the VCESS Summer School Program for students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Tutored a class of eight students in Unit 3 and 4 Biology, and also provided external resources for their use during the year.
*Volunteer tuition since 2012, in primary maths and English, and lower-level secondary school maths, English and science. Tutored two overseas students, and several local students through family connections. Also involved editing and feedback on assessment tasks to help them increase written submission grades. Made a noted improvement in the grades of one of the overseas students in maths and essay writing.

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Location: Carlton, VIC

Oakley will travel within 20 km of Carlton

High School ATAR Score 93.65
Bachelor of Science – University of Melbourne
Graduate Diploma of Science – University of Melbourne

Monday 2:00 PM     –     11:00 PM
Tuesday 6:00 PM     –     11:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM     –     11:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM     –     1:00 PM
Friday 12:00 PM     –     11:00 PM
Saturday 7:00 AM     –     11:00 PM
Sunday 7:00 AM     –     11:00 PM