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Brandon P - Tutor in Plattekloof 3

I believe in making learning an interesting and fun experience that is both suitably challenging and rewarding. One of my greatest qualities is being patient and understanding when a concept or idea is difficult to grasp. I enjoy teaching students how to approach problems with the fundamentals so that they feel capable of tackling problems themselves when outside the classroom. If you want to learn how to solve problems yourself and not learn to rely on help, then I'm the tutor for you! I also love learning and I don't think that people should stop learning irrespective of their age. I myself am in the process of learning how to speak Spanish better and I'm having a blast! Some of my other hobbies include playing guitar, working out, solving riddles, and trying out new things.

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Teaching places

My Home, Students Home, and Online

Travelling distance

Brandon will travel 20km from Plattekloof 3, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Languages spoken

Brandon speaks Spanish, Afrikaans, and English

Experience
2019-01-01 - 2019-07-31
Online English Tutor

The day was filled with 45 minute lessons where I would teach English to Chinese and Taiwanese students. After each lesson, it was necessary to fill in a survey to evaluate each of the students and indicate areas where they could improve. Throughout the day and especially during breaks, the teachers would discuss some fun and interesting experiences we had with students. The most interesting part of the job was learning about the cultural differences between South Africa and China/Taiwan.

2017-07-01 - 2017-08-01
High School Physics Teacher

This job was very temporary as I was filling in for a teacher that was on leave. It was definitely challenging and interesting having to teach several different classes of students. It taught me about the importance of organizational skills and it showed me that being a teacher is a lot more than transferring information from the teacher to the student. It also entails forming a bond with students as well as understanding and appreciating their differences.

Education
2012-01-01 - 2015-12-31
BSc Chemical Engineering - UCT

2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31
FET Certificate: Music - The Campus of Performing Arts

Subjects taught
  • Guitar

    I have been playing guitar for over 10 years and I studied at the campus of performing arts. I have taught multiple people how to play guitar and they have been very happy with their results. I have immense patience and understanding when students encounter a challenge. I am very open to helping them through this process and ensuring they reach their goals. If you're looking for a teacher who will pay specific attention to your needs and not provide a generic curriculum, then I'm the teacher for you!

    Brandon teaches Guitar at High School and Primary School level(s)

  • Science

    My experiences while teaching Physics at Settlers high school and tutoring other high school students have given me keen insight into addressing the problems that many students face. I am incredibly patient and supportive when students encounter challenges and I do everything that I can to ensure they reach their desired outcomes. If you are looking for a teacher who pays attention to your specific needs, then I am the teacher for you!

    Brandon teaches Science at High School level(s)

  • English as a foreign Language

    I've taught English at several different companies and I am accredited with a TEFL certificate. I have a very friendly and approachable demeanor and I am incredibly patient when students encounter a challenging idea or concept. If you are looking for a teacher who pays attention to your specific needs and adjusts their teaching style to you, then I am the teacher for you!

    Brandon teaches English as a foreign Language at High School and Primary School level(s)