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Jilly M - Tutor in Pretoria

I became involved in tutoring when my daughter first experienced learning challenges during her schooling, some 15 years ago. Since then I have tutored both in a private capacity and at home school facilities, and at both the primary and high school levels. My high school subjects include Maths, Maths Lit, Life Science and Geography. For the past 18 months I have been a tutor at a primary school centre for children with a range of learning issues such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia and CP. My function has been to provide 1-on-1 tuition to any Grade 4 - 7 child who has required specialized assistance in any subject. I thus have a comprehensive knowledge of the current syllabi in all subjects for these Grades. I have also assisted - but do not have a great deal of experience in - Foundation Phase learning. I identify easily with children and young people, and find that they feel very comfortable with me. It is truly thrilling to be involved in the process of imparting a love of learning to today's youth!

Tutor basics
Teaching places

My Home and Students Home

Travelling distance

Jilly will travel 10km within Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Languages spoken

Jilly speaks English

02/01/2010 - 02/16/2019
Private Tutor

I first began tutoring in a private capacity about 10 years ago when learners came to my home for extra lessons in Maths and Life Science. I am still tutoring these subjects - as well as Geography and languages - through a registered tutoring agency. I am experienced in tutoring Maths, Life Science and Geography at high school level; and all subjects at the primary school level.

01/05/2016 - 08/31/2016
Full time tutor - IXL Academy, Johannesburg

Before moving to Pretoria, I was a full time tutor at IXL Academy in northern Johannesburg. I taught Maths, Maths Lit and Life Science from Grade 7 to Grade 11.

02/16/2019 - 06/01/2017
Full time tutor - Young Health Centre, Pretoria

I am currently a tutor at Young Health Centre, Pretoria East. This is a primary home school facility for children with learning issues such as dyslexia, ADHD, autism and CP. I work with learners from Grade 4 - Grade 7 and offer specialized tuition in all subjects on a one-to-one basis, as required.

01/24/1979 - 11/09/1982
B,Sc Agric Horticultural Science - University of Natal Pietermaritzburg

My degree in Agriculture gave me a thorough grounding in the areas of Life Science, Geography and Maths. I have found that my knowledge and appreciation of the field allows me to impart a love of learning to contemporary learners who require a better understanding of these subjects, or who wish to improve their marks.

Subjects taught
  • Mathematics

    I have many years of experience in teaching Maths from Grade 4 - Grade 9, and Maths Literacy from Grade 10 - Grade 12. I have become familiar with the areas in which learners most commonly experience challenges, and am able to assist them in understanding the work in a way that allows them to tackle problems with confidence.

    Jilly teaches Mathematics at High School and Primary School level(s)

  • Biology

    I have an Honours degree in the biological sciences and love teaching this subject! I have tutored Life Science up to the Grade 12 level for several years and am familiar with the current syllabi.

    Jilly teaches Biology at High School and Primary School level(s)

  • Geography

    I have many years experience in teaching this subject both at the primary and high school level.

    Jilly teaches Geography at High School and Primary School level(s)