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James v - Tutor in Mowbray

Originally from a big family in Joburg, I am currently a second year student at UCT studying Actuarial Science. I have always learned and studied by teaching other people and so have gotten quite good at it over the years! I took physics, accounting and IT in school and thoroughly enjoyed them. After university I would like to work as an investment banker overseas, hopefully in London. I enjoy playing sports like waterpolo, swimming, mountain biking and I have even climbed Kilimanjaro. I believe that every person has the ability to learn and understand anything that is put in front of them, it just has to be taught at a speed and in a way that makes sense to that individual and that is how I approach teaching students.

Tutor basics
Teaching places

My Home, Students Home, Public Place, and Online

Travelling distance

James will travel 7km from Mowbray, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Languages spoken

James speaks English

Experience / Education
2005-2018: Attended st Stithians College. 2019-present: Studying Actuarial Science at UCT. 2017-2018: Although this is not strictly work experience, I attended master science for two years as a student and so I have a very good understanding (through experiencing it myself) of what students like and dislike about teaching styles and how to get learning outcomes across to them in ways they'll understand and remember.
Subjects taught
  • Physics

    I enjoyed and did so well in physics I almost did a degree in mechatronics. Physics, in essence, is just applying mathematical thinking and so in being able to teach and understand mathematics: I am able to do the same with physics.

    James teaches Physics at High School and Primary School level(s)

  • Financial Accounting

    Financial Accounting/accounting is a big part of my degree as well as my favourite subject at school and highest mark in matric. I frequently perform ratio analysis and give write ups on companies for investment opportunities and so I have a lot of knowledge on this subject

    James teaches Financial Accounting at High School and Primary School level(s)

  • Mathematics

    I have been told many times that I have a "maths brain", I did exceptionally well in mathematics at school and I am currently studying a mathematics and statistics based degree and so maths is a very big part of my life and so making me the best tutor to teach it.

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

  • Algebra

    I have been told many times that I have a "maths brain", I did exceptionally well in mathematics at school and I am currently studying a mathematics and statistics based degree and so maths is a very big part of my life and so making me the best tutor to teach it.

    James teaches Algebra at High School and Primary School level(s)

  • Trigonometry

    I have been told many times that I have a "maths brain", I did exceptionally well in mathematics at school and I am currently studying a mathematics and statistics based degree and so maths is a very big part of my life and so making me the best tutor to teach it.

    James teaches Trigonometry at High School and Primary School level(s)

  • Writing

    I have been reading advanced books from the age of 10 and so have been exposed to various types of writing styles. This, coupled with my good working knowledge of most topics and my grades achieved for essay writing in school and university makes me the best tutor for writing.

    James teaches Writing at High School and Primary School level(s)