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.
Adithi – Tutor
Adithi is currently completing a Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) and is wanting to pursue a career in the medical field. While at Strive for Excellence she will be helping our scholarship students to obtain placement in their schools as well as supporting our junior students with their Maths and English. In her spare time Adithi is an active member of the community participating in her local council’s Youth Action Committee and the Young Women’s Leadership Program.
Alison – Tutor
Alison is currently studying to complete a Bachelor of Law/Science and aims to combine both in her future career. Alison tutors all levels of Maths and Science in addition to Legal Studies and Chemistry. In her spare time, Alison likes catching up with her friends or visiting her family in the country.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 (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.
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.
Samrutha – Tutor
Having obtained a position at a select entry school, Samrutha is enthusiastic about passing her knowledge onto younger students. Samrutha is completing a Bachelor of Psychology with a particular interest in neuropsychology. During her time at Strive for Excellence, Samrutha tutors Maths, English and John Monash preparation. In her spare time Samrutha enjoys swimming and has taught students to swim for the last three years.
Emil – Tutor
Emil is working to obtain a degree in Biomedical Science to become a doctor. Emil used to attend Strive for Excellence in order to achieve a scholarship while still at school, and now wants to pass on his knowledge and experience to other students. Emil assists students with both junior and senior maths.
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.
Khushi – Tutor
Khushi is currently studying to obtain a Bachelor of Biomedical Science degree with the intention to pursue studies in Dentistry. At Strive for Excellence, Khushi assists students with Maths, Science and primary English. She enthusiastically works with students with the aim of helping all that she works with achieve their best. In her spare time Khushi enjoys dancing and has a Diploma in Dance. She also enjoys learning languages and is currently studying French.
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.