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.
Jiayi is working towards a degree in Biomedical Science. She can speak Chinese and French and participates in both choir and orchestra. Jiayi assists both our junior and senior students with English, as well as Science Writing for the John Monash selective school exams.
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.
George.S – 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.
Mark – Tutor
Mark is currently studying Bachelor of Laws and Commerce and has a passion supporting students through their academic pathway. Mark assists students in their English and Maths up to year 10. Mark also teaches students preparing for a selective school or scholarship exam. In his free time, Mark enjoys figure skating and playing guitar.
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 (Honours). 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.
Senumi – Tutor
Senumi is currently studying a Bachelor of Law and enthusiasticly passes on her knowledge and skills of English and English Language to her students. Senumi specialises in VCE subjects and helping students prepare for their selective school or scholarship exams. In her free time Senumi enjoys catching up with friends.
Lucile – Tutor
Lucile is currently studying a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering and Biomedical Science. She is aiming to work in the field of prosthetics. Lucile tutors all levels of Maths, Science and French. She also tutors senior Maths and Biology. Lucile has a love of learning and wants to pass this on to her students.
Teagan – Tutor
Teagan is a keen basketballer spending a lot of her spare time at the courts wither playing, refereeing, and supporting her family. Teagan attended a top school on scholarship and is wanting to pass on her experience to students who are wanting to do the same. She also tutors Chemistry, English and Maths and Physics.
Vihanga – Tutor
Vihanga is one of our Maths and Science Tutors, assisting students with Methods, Specialist, Chemistry and Physics at VCE level. He also tutors junior Maths and Science as well as preparing students for the John Monash and other select entry and scholarship tests. Vihanga is studying Engineering and spends his spare time catching up with friends.
Ria – Tutor
Ria is studying at become an Architect. She enjoys maths and science but also has a creative side so such an occupation would be perfect for her. Ria enjoys working with our younger students assisting them with their Maths and English. Having attended a Select Entry School she also assists our scholarship students with their preparation.
Steph – Tutor
Steph is passionate about Science. She attended John Monash and is now completing a Bachelor of Science and Education. She aims to teach science to secondary school students when she completes her degree. At Strive for Excellence Steph teaches students Phycology, Biology and Chemistry at VCE level. At a junior level she teaches maths and science as well as assisting students with scholarship and select entry preparation.
Emily – Tutor
Emily is currently studying a double degree in Arts/Law to become a criminologist. While working at Strive for Excellence, Emily tutors both our junior and senior English students. Emily is a creative person who is passionate about art and self-expression. She has studied ballet for many years.
Sanidi – Tutor
Sanidi is currently studying Engineering and Commerce at university. Sanidi has a wide range of skills and enjoys helping students with maths, and preparing for selective school exams. In her spare time, Sanidi enjoys getting artistic with charcoal drawing and acrylic painting.
Shevin – Tutor
Shevin tutors Maths and Science while at Strive for Excellence and he enjoys working with students of all ages. Shevin is currently studying to obtain a Bachelor of Biomedical Science. In his spare time, Shevin enjoys playing cricket and catching up with his friends.
Krish – Tutor
Krish is currently studying biomedicine at university. Krish loves passing on his knowledge in a broad spectrum of subjects such as Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English Language to name a few.
Nihar – Tutor
Nihar is working towards a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Science. Nihar enjoys working with our senior maths, physics and scholarship students. In his free time, Nihar enjoys
Chanul – Tutor
Chanul is working towards a Bachelor of Civil Engineering at university. He is passionate about passing on his knowledge to his students and enjoys solving complex problems. In his spare time, Chanul has been playing competition cricket for over 10 years.
Mansi – Tutor
Mansi is currently studying Chemical Engineering and Mathematics with a strong interest in pursing a career in the energy and resource sector. While tutoring at Strive for Excellence, she will be assisting students with their Maths and Chemistry. Mansi is passionate about all students achieving their best.
Emma – Tutor
Emma is studying to obtain her Honours in Sociology after completing her Arts degree, with a major in Criminology. Emma is passionate about teaching students to understand what they are doing and passes this knowledge on when teaching both junior and senior English. During her spare time Emma loves attending music festivals and catching up with friends.
George.M – Tutor
George is currently completing a Masters Degree on International Relations. While tutoring at Strive for Excellence, George tutors English, History, Media and Politics. George wants all students to succeed so aims to provide creative and innovative lessons in order to reach the learning style of all of his students.
Kwan – Tutor
Kwan is studying a Bachelor of Science with a passion for Maths. He loves finding fun and interesting solutions to problems and carries this across to his teaching when he works with Maths and Physics students. Kwan has an interest in language being Multilingual in English, Mandarin and Malay.
Sumedh – Tutor
Having attended a Select Entry School, Sumedh works to assist students to successfully sit the Select Entry Exams. He also assists students with their Maths, English, Biology and Psychology. Sumedh is currently studying Biomedical Science and enjoys catching up with friends.
Xuan – Tutor
Xuan is currently studying a Bachelor of Law / Bachelor of Biomedical Science. Although she is not sure exactly where she will end up career wise, she knows that she would like to be involved in taking complex information and making it easier for the general public to understand. This desire is what makes her a perfect tutor. Xuan enjoys tutoring VCE Biology, Chemistry and English. She also helps some of our junior students with their Science and English.
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.