Our carefully selected tutors have the necessary knowledge and skills to help your child achieve their best.
The tutors at Strive for Excellence Tutoring are a strong team that have been handpicked by our registered teacher. They are highly skilled with accomplishments and awards to support and benefit your child’s education.
Mandy – Business owner / Educational Consultant
Mandy has been a teacher in the Victorian school system since 2000. Throughout this time, she has taught both Primary and Secondary students in the state and private school systems. She has taken on numerous positions of responsibility including Head of Department and Year Level Coordination. Mandy has been a member of numerous school committees including those associated with Curriculum Development, Implementation of Assessment and Reporting and Primary to Secondary Transition. Mandy has worked as a Mentor in the Department of Education’s Mentor Program assisting Graduate Teachers to become fully registered. During her teaching Mandy has developed a particular interest in Student Welfare and teaching gifted and talented students. She has been involved in the SEAL Program for many years. Mandy loves spending time with her two young children and tries to play a bit of netball in her spare time.
Steph – Tutor
Stephanie is currently studying a Bachelor of Education and is passionate about helping young people fulfill their potential. She tutors both Maths and English at a junior level and English at a senior level. In her spare time she enjoys dancing and shopping with her friends.
Prakriti – Tutor
Prakriti has completed a double degree in biomedical science and commerce, as she has an interest and skills in both areas. These skills are used to help our Maths, Science and English students. Prakriti belongs to many social societies at university and volunteers her time tutoring disadvantaged students.
Jiayi is working towards a degree in Biomedical Science. She can speak Chinese and French and participates in both choir and orchestra. While at Strive for Excellence Jiayi assists both our junior and senior students with English, as well as Science Writing for the John Monash selective school exams.
Maddie – Tutor
Maddie is working towards becoming a secondary teacher as she loves working with people and passing on her knowledge. Maddie’s areas of expertise include Biology, Chemistry and Maths at all levels. In Maddie’s spare time you can find her on the basketball court. She loves the game and has been playing since she was very young.
Arushi – Tutor
Arushi has a passion for chemistry and wants to pursue a career in drug design, so is currently studying Pharmacological Sciences. While at Strive for Excellence, Arushi tutors maths, psychology, chemistry and assists our scholarship and selective entry students in their preparation. In her spare time Arushi enjoys the challenge of puzzles. She loves jigsaw puzzles, crosswords and escape rooms.
Julian – Tutor
Julian is currently studying to obtain a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor Biomedical Science and hopes to combine both his qualifications in his career. Julian loves travelling and has been to many places throughout Europe and Japan. He enjoys basketball, squash and reading. Julian tutors English, the Sciences and junior maths.
Ebony – Tutor
Ebony, having been successful in her selective entry exams, is keen to pass her knowledge and skills onto the next generation of scholarship students through her Maths and English teaching. Ebony has an interest in Science and also tutors Chemistry and Biology at a senior level. In her spare time Ebony plays netball and volleyball.
Abhishek – Tutor
Abhishek is currently studying a Bachelor of Biomedical Science which has always been his dream as it gives him the opportunity to help others. His interests include playing basketball, football and cricket. Abhishek tutors all levels of Maths, English and Biology.
Stuti – Tutor
Stuti is currently working towards her Bachelor of Commerce. While at Strive for Excellence she tutors Accounting, English Language along with Junior English and Maths. She enjoys playing table tennis and travelling.
Jai – Tutor
Having previously received a scholarship at a prestigious Melbourne school, Jai is now studying a Bachelor of Engineering and Commerce. While at Strive, Jai tutors English, Maths Methods, Physics and Business Management, along with our scholarship preparation. When he is not working or studying he enjoys playing and umpiring soccer.
George – Tutor
After obtaining a scholarship at a top Melbourne school, George has gone on to study architecture. He loves his course because it is both logical and creative. George enjoys tutoring Maths and English and will be assisting students on our selective entry/scholarship program. In his spare time he plays various sports including soccer and tennis.
Vishnu – Tutor
An avid film-maker with a keen interest in Finance and Economics and is currently completing a commerce degree. His passion for numbers has led him to tutor maths for all year levels, including VCE Further Mathematics. With his extensive experience in cricket, you’re most likely to find him on a cricket ground on Sunday.
Eran – Tutor
Eran is currently studying Biomedical Science with the aim of becoming a doctor. While at Strive for Excellence Eran tutors senior Maths, Biology and Chemistry as well as junior Maths and English. He enjoys tutoring as he gets to work with lots of different people. In his spare time Eran enjoys swimming, making it to competition level. He is also a trained swimming instructor.
Luca – Tutor
Luca is currently studying an Arts/Law degree, hoping to major in Philosophy and Criminal Law. Luca is a talented drum player and spends his spare time rehearsing with his band. While at Strive for Excellence Luca tutors English but at a junior and senior level.
Matei – Tutor
Matei is currently studying Architecture and Engineering and has a real interest in Maths and Science. While at Strive for Excellence he helps students with their Maths, Science and Physics. Matei plays the guitar and spends his time writing music and playing in his band.
Jaxon – Tutor
Jaxon discovered his love of Psychology during his VCE, enrolling in university studies while still at school. Jaxon is now studying a Bachelor of Psychology (Honors). While at Strive for Excellence Tutoring, Jaxon tutors Psychology, English and senior English Language. When he isn’t working, Jaxon loves to play soccer, write, complete puzzles and study linguistics.
Lydia – Tutor
Lydia has a passion for English and Literature, leading her to study a Bachelor of Arts/Music with a particular focus on Literature, Journalism and Classical Voice. During her time at Strive for Excellence Tutoring, Lydia tutors English and English Literature to students of all ages. When she is not studying or helping others with their study, Lydia loves blogging, performing and scrapbooking.
Amelya – Tutor
Amelya has an interest in both Maths and Science as well as the Humanities, which is why she is studying a double degree in Engineering and Commerce. Amelya tutors junior Maths and English as well as English and Accounting at a senior level. In her spare time Amelya enjoys reading, catching up with friends and debating.
Jess – Office Coordinator
Jess is completing a Bachelor of Nursing and while at Strive for Excellence manages the office. She will be one of the people you speak to when making your appointments. Jess is passionate about helping people. She has worked as a nurse in a maternity ward in Africa and when she finishes her degree she would love to work in a hospital in Cambodia.
Jhanvi – Office Administrator
Jhanvi is studying a Bachelor of Commerce. While at Strive for Excellence, she will be working the front desk. She will be one of the ladies that will be able to help you to make bookings and answer any questions that you may have. When she isn’t working or studying, Jhanvi loves to watch the cricket.
Andrew – Business Administrator
Andrew does many of the background jobs to keep the centre running. These jobs include paperwork, paying bills, ordering supplies, topping up the biscuit jar with Tim-Tams, making sure the technology is running smoothly, and more. Sometimes Andrew even gets time to escape his office to manage the front desk.