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James tutors in Philadelphia, PA

James P.

Private tutor in Philadelphia, PA

Education

Saint Mary's College of Maryland - BA, English 18952 East Fishers Road, Saint Mary’s City, MD

Experience

I'm interested in tutoring because I enjoy working with kids, helping others, and inspiring people to learn. POSITIONS HELD Teacher’s Assistant January - May, 2015 Saint Mary’s College of Maryland -Lead class discussion for a senior seminar on poet W.B. Yeats and Japanese Nō Theater -Advised peers individually on seminar coursework including research, short essays, powerpoint/verbal presentations, term papers, and creative writing projects -Provided proofreading assistance prior to essay due dates Staff Member September, 2011 - May, 2015 Saint Mary’s College of Maryland Outdoor Adventure Club -Worked alongside executive board to plan expedition routes, schedules, logistics and emergency procedures -Worked alongside staff members to oversee groups of fifteen to thirty college students during multi-day outdoor expeditions; ensure fulfillment of schedule/supply goals -Engaged in coordinated radio communication with staff to ensure all students were accounted for and compliant with safety protocol Camp Counselor June - August, 2011 Camp Wigwam for Boys Bear Pond Road, Waterford, ME 04088 -Supervised groups of five to fifteen campers throughout the day, aged six through seventeen -Oversaw a cabin of four campers; ensured their compliance rules and daily schedules during cabin and meal hours -Worked individually with campers struggling with social and behavioral issues -Formulated fencing curriculum for morning instructional & afternoon recreational sessions Prefect November, 2010 - March, 2011 Shortridge Academy 619 Governor’s Road, Milton, NH 03851 -Held senior community leadership position at therapeutic boarding school for adolescents -Held accountable for peer (and personal) compliance with school rules at all times -Charged with the mentorship and support of five roommates; enforcement of their compliance rules and daily schedules during dorm hours -Supported the positive development of students working through social behavioral issues, substance abuse and trauma, poor family relationships; identified and capitalized on students’ individual strengths to overcome their individual problems SAT Scores: Reading 740 Writing 660 Math 600

Availability

Weekdays at any time, Weekends at any time

Can Meet

Up to 1 hour away for no additional charge

Hobbies

Reading, creative writing, hiking, dancing, fencing, singing, drawing, video gaming, and watching cartoons.

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