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.
Zoe – Tutor
Zoe is currently studying towards a double degree in science and engineering. She enjoys tutoring students in junior, senior, and VCE maths. She is passionate about cooking and travelling. She has travelled to Malaysia and Florida, and Europe and other parts of North America are on her wish list.
Kate – tutor
Kate is working towards obtaining an Arts degree with her subjects focusing on English and History. Kate has a keen interest in theatre and has written multiple scripts for the stage. She would love to one day make movies with National Geographic. While at Strive for Excellence Kate tutors English and History.
Priyanka – Tutor
Priyanka is currently completing a Bachelor of Engineering. She tutors junior, senior and VCE maths and also junior English. She feels strongly about all children having access to high quality education and tutors underprivileged students in English and Maths.
Kaitlin – Tutor
Kaitlin has an interest in Sports Science and would one day love to become a physiotherapist. While at Strive for Excellence Kaitlin tutors our primary and secondary students in Maths. In her spare time she enjoys playing basketball.
Scott – Tutor
Scott has completed his undergraduate degree in Science and Engineering and is now working to obtain a PhD in Meteorology. Originally from Gippsland, Scott loves to travel and has studied abroad, in Sweden. In his spare time he enjoys swimming. Scott tutors Maths and Science, Physics and Chemistry.
Steph – Tutor
Steph is currently studying a Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Radiations). She tutors maths and junior English. She enjoys playing and umpiring netball as well as water skiing. She is also a passionate Collingwood supporter.
Rhiannon – Tutor
Rhiannon is studying a Bachelor of Arts and is majoring in Literacy Studies. At Strive for Excellence she passes this knowledge onto or English students. In her spare time, Rhiannon is a talented dancer and choreographs dances for many groups. She also has an interest in Japan as she has studied Japanese since starting secondary school.
Tom – Tutor
Tom is passionate about his science and maths studies and wants to pass this enthusiasm onto his students by helping them to understand the relevance of the work they are doing. Tom loves to travel and recently participated in the World Challenge where he visited Cambodia and helped build a school for underprivileged children. Tom also loves to go camping and playing computer games.
Hayley – Tutor
Hayley is completing a Bachelor of Science at Melbourne University. She tutors Maths, Science and Chemistry to a Year 12 level. She speaks French and loves to travel. She is also an avid volleyball player.
James – Tutor
James began an Engineering Degree but has decided that teaching is his passion. He is now completing a Bachelor of Education. James tutors Maths, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. In his spare time James loves playing badminton.
Prakriti – Tutor
Prakriti is currently studying 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.
Jadyn – Tutor
Jadyn has a passion for Engineering and would like to pursue a career in this field. Jadyn enjoys cycling and playing tennis in his spare time. At Strive for Excellence Jadyn tutors Maths, Science and English Language.
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.
Vivian – Tutor
Vivian is studying a Bachelor of Commerce. While at Strive for Excellence she assists students with Maths, English, Science and Legal Studies. Vivian likes to spend her spare time catching up with friends.
Hasini – Tutor
Hasini is currently studying a Bachelor of Commerce and a Diploma of Mathematical Sciences. She has a great passion and interest in mathematics and wants to pass this love onto her students. Hasini is a talented musician playing the piano and violin. She has also played tennis, netball and cricket.
Maddie – Tutor
Maddie is studying a Bachelor of Education in order to fulfill her dream of being a secondary teacher. While at Strive for Excellence Maddie tutors senior English, junior Maths as well as Health and Human Development.
Mitchell – Tutor
Mitchell has attended a Select Entry School and is now studying a Bachelor of Commerce and Science, with a particular interest in Genetics. Mitchell tutors Maths and Science when at Strive for Excellence but also helps students with their Science and Science Writing.
Nelushka – Tutor
Nelushka has completed a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Law however feels that teaching is where she would like to channel her energies. She loves English and wants to pass her knowledge onto her students. Nelushka has a particular interest in Children’s Literature.
Matthew – Tutor
Matthew has always loved studying Maths and is keen to pass his knowledge and love of the subject onto his students. Matt tutors junior maths as well as Maths Methods and Specialist Maths. Matthew is completing a qualification in Actuarial Studies.
Mariam – Tutor
Obtaining a scholarship herself, Mariam now wants to pass on her experiences to other students. She is studying a Bachelor of Science (Physics) and Biomedicine. At Strive for Excellence Mariam tutors English, Maths, Physics and Biology. Mariam is a keen bike rider in her spare time.
Sarah – Tutor
Sarah is studying a Bachelor of Biomedical Science. She really enjoys the opportunity to help her students with their English studies. Sarah has won multiple awards for creative and essay writing and is keen to share her talent with her students. Sarah tutors students for English up to and including Year 12.
Danni – Tutor
Danni is studying a degree in Osteopathy. At VCE level, Danni enjoys tutoring Biology, Chemistry and Maths. At junior level she tutors Maths and English. In her free time Danni enjoys playing basketball and participating in debating.
Sam – Tutor
Sam was successful in multiple select entry exams and has come to Strive for Excellence to assist our scholarship and select entry students. He is currently studying a Bachelor of Commerce. He enjoys swimming in his spare time.
Elliana – Tutor
Elliana is studying Journalism at university and tutors English, Junior Maths and Psychology while at Strive for Excellence. She also tutors disadvantaged children believing that everyone deserves a chance to succeed. Elliana loves playing basketball and netball.
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.
Sheryn – Office Administrator
Sheryn is one of the amazingly organised people that you may speak to when you arrive at tutoring or when you call us. Sheryn loves dancing and has been involved in competitions since she was very young. She also loves going shopping in particular for clothes.
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.