We hand pick our tutors for their ability to inspire and mentor.
Tutors are drawn from our local target areas and are well versed with the expectations of the various schools students attend. They provide ongoing weekly reports of student progress and will liaise with a student’s teacher when necessary.
All tutors have Working With Children Checks and are expected to uphold high standards of professionalism.
PRINCIPAL / OWNER OPERATOR
Literacy K – 6, Numeracy – K -4
English 7-10, Creative Writing,
Essay Writing, Editing
Rosslyn McHenery has a Bachelor of Arts with a major in History and Education and a Graduate Diploma in Education (Primary). She has worked as a classroom teacher for twelve years from Kindergarten to Year Six in Australia and for a year in the United Kingdom. Throughout her career she has tutored students at all levels of Literacy and tutored Numeracy to Year Six. Rosslyn has a particular interest in raising Literacy standards in young people and enjoys imparting her passion for reading and writing to her students. More recently she completed a three year contract with the Department of Education as a Literacy Support Teacher working with at risk Secondary Students before leaving to concentrate on her passion; the development of Nepean Tutoring.
Rosslyn is well regarded for her expertise in essay writing. She is available to assist students from Secondary to Tertiary level studies with learning “the art of essay writing that gets results.” Proof reading and editing essays is another service she offers to her students.
Rosslyn lives the beautiful Blue Mountains suburb of Springwood and tutors in the Lower Mountains areas of Glenbrook, Blaxland and Springwood and the Great Penrith Areas including Emu Plains and Leonay.
Literacy K-6, Numeracy – K-4,
HSC Chemistry, HSC Biology,
HSC Environmental Science
Jelena Giles completed a degree of Bachelor of Medical Science and a Masters of Teaching in Secondary Education majoring in Biology, Chemistry and Senior Science. She has an extensive background in science and has previously worked as a Molecular Genetics Scientific officer for Laverty Pathology. She is a qualified teacher who has had experience working with a variety of ages, from primary students in the subjects of Science, Mathematics and English to her speciality areas of Secondary HSC Chemistry, Biology and Environmental Science.
Jelena currently works For the Department of Education as a Project Officer while maintaining her role as an Administration Officer with Nepean Tutoring where she oversees our Government and Not for Profit organisation clients along with working on our social media platforms and various other administration tasks as required.
At present Jelena’s busy schedule means she is unable to accept any tutoring clients.
Mathematics year 7 – 10
HSC subjects Standard,
Advanced and Extension 1 Maths,
Chemistry, Biology, and Physics
Martin Scott is currently working on his Masters of Teaching (Secondary) at Western Sydney University. He previously completed a Bachelor of Bio Medical Science which led to a research assignment in the field of Microbiology.
Martin came to Nepean Tutoring with the view to tutor a handful of students yet his passion and skill for teaching became evident and he did a complete turn around from a research based career one which fed his desire to help young people gain enjoyment for subjects in which they were struggling. He is now a tutor, with six years’ experience and a reputation for excellence in lesson delivery,
Martin offers a broad understanding for the different ways students learn and how they can approach their studies. He believes that the ability to gain a confident understanding for concepts is at the heart of tutoring. This is achieved by the way he breaks concepts down into manageable areas of understanding. Martin believes that building a positive rapport with his students is the first step to successful tutoring. He is a very patient tutor who enjoys seeing students enjoy learning and to fulfill their potential.
Martin lives in Penrith and tutors from Penrith to Mid Mountains and the surrounding areas both face to face and online.
Essay Writing K-10,
As a retired Primary School Deputy Principal, and as a Reading Recovery Teacher, Anne’s passion for teaching continues to drive her endeavours to provide effective literacy and numeracy teaching and learning programs. Programs that support the development of skills necessary for academic success.
Anne believes that every student has different learning needs, different goals and through her uniquely individual, needs based teaching programs she can make connections between the rich and varied experiences that individual students bring to their learning. By planning learning programs that are engaging and fun yet rigorous and productive, Anne’s teaching helps to raise self-esteem and enables students to develop a belief that they can and will succeed in school and their chosen career path.
Essay writing is one of the main aspects for all subjects within school course work that creates concern and anxiety for students. Since retiring Anne has taught Literacy skills at TAFE with great success, supporting students in Essay Writing and general literacy skills required to successfully complete their course work.
Anne has lived and taught in the Lower Blue Mountains and surrounding areas for many years and is available to tutor across the Penrith and Lower Blue Mountains Regions.
Primary English and Mathematics
Secondary English, HSIE
HSIE Business Studies, Economics, Geography
James is an exceptionally experienced teacher with twelve years experience across a broad range of learning areas. He is a dedicated educator whose commitment to see his students overcome difficulties at school has been well noted by his clients. James’ strengths are in his ability to bring a relational approach to his work where he not only assists his students, but provides support for parents navigating through the school system.
As a practicing teacher he understands the workings of the education system and how students can be best prepared for the particular demands they face at school.
His career has seen him teach from the Northern Suburbs of Sydney and currently out to the western suburbs where he now lives.
He is available to teach throughout the greater Penrith area and the Lower Mountains.
Secondary English and Mathematics 7-10, HSC Advanced English,
HSC Advanced/Ext 1 Maths,
HSC Biology, Chemistry, Business Studies
Candy graduated from Penrith High School in 2020 with an ATAR of 99.1. she is currently enjoying a gap year and will be undertaking a Bachelor of Medical Studies/Doctor of Medicine at UNSW in 2022.
During her HSC year Candy studied English Advanced, Mathematics Advanced, Mathematics Extension 1, Biology, Chemistry and Business Studies. She has a particular passion in sciences, especially human biology, which led to her pursuing a career in Medicine.
As a Tutor, Candy is passionate about helping to prepare and improve outcomes for her students. Preparing them for exams and assessment’s and working on areas of need. She enjoys helping her students prepare written projects and equipping her students to improve their own draft responses.
Candy’s passion for others sees her striving to inspire her students in their studies and she has a genuine interest in helping her students to set their academic and personal goals.
Candy has a strong belief that confidence and motivation are keys to success, and she will role model these values to her students.
Living in the lovely Mountains area Candy can tutor students from the Blue Mountains and Penrith regions.
English 7- HSC
General – HSC Extension
Hayley is currently studying a combined Arts and Education degree at the University of Sydney. She chooses to tutor students as she has a desire to see children gain confidence in their abilities and to build relationships with her students by being a teacher, role model and mentor. Hayley is passionate about English related subjects and enjoys assisting students to realise their potential in this often challenging subject, particularly writing.
Hayley has a genuine passion for creative and essay writing as well as analysing texts and enjoys sharing her love for English with students in order for them to succeed and learn to enjoy English as a subject. Her own writing skills have allowed her to excel in the HSC both in Advanced and Extension English and she strives to pass this enthusiasm and knowledge for study skills and habits to her students.
Hayley lives in the Mid Mountains and tutors in the Lower to Upper Mountains, The Hawkesbury and Penrith areas.
Mathematics 7- HSC
Paul Geier comes to us with over ten years experience in tutoring students from upper primary grades to first year University Mathematics. Engineering Science, Physics, Junior & Senior Mathematics, including general Mathematics subjects, is covered by Paul’s expertise. Paul teaches and Lectures at Nirimba TAFE & the University of Western Sydney, Penrith Campus, covering all subjects in Building & Construction and Engineering subjects and is therefore equipped to tutor students in these areas as well. He is able to explain concepts clearly and logically and uses a variety of innovative strategies to inspire students to enjoy Mathematics and to improve their problem solving skills.
Paul lives in the lovely Mid Mountains area of Hazelbrook and is available to tutor students as far as the Greater Penrith area including St Marys.
Tamara Johns is studying to be a Primary Teacher at Western Sydney University with a major in English and a sub-major in Psychology. Tamara’s favourite subject is English which she tutors along with Mathematics from Primary school grades up to Year Ten Secondary studies. She enjoys reading, story-writing and planning her tutoring lessons. Tamara likes assisting people to enjoy learning because she finds it rewarding in and of itself. She listens and reflects with the students on their work and sets up a plan to make the learning is motivational and interesting. She also likes keep contact with the student’s teachers to make the tutoring more relevant, focused and beneficial for the student whilst keeping up to date with the areas that her students needs improvement on as well as further consolidating the areas in which they have improved.
Tamara uses multiple methods when tutoring and has developed particular methodologies using games and other multi sensory learning methods to ensure her lessons are a positive experience for her students by acknowledging their learning styles. Tamara also sets up a time-management plan for the Secondary students to help her them stay ahead in manageable blocks.
She lives in the St Clair area and tutors from Mount Druitt and throughout the Greater Penrith districts.
English to HSC ext , Primary English 5-6
HSC History to Ext 1
HSC Legal studies and Studies of Cultur
She has had experience in tutoring students with learning challenges and enjoys not only helping students improve in their current studies, but also helping them develop the skills they need to independently succeed in future schoolwork.
She is also comfortable with working with higher achieving students and providing them with material that can challenge them and help them further improve their results and achieve their goals.
Alana is very sympathetic to the fact that one teaching style will not suit every student, so she is committed to tailor her tutoring sessions to the individual student to ensure they have the best opportunity to learn. She also has worked as a student mentor at Penrith Academically Selective School which saw her assist HSC students with their exam preparation, study and assignments.
Her interests and skills lie primarily in the areas of English, the humanities, and social sciences. She is equipped to tutor students of any year level or ability in her specified subjects above.
Literacy 3-6, Numeracy 3-6
English 7 – Extension 2
HSC Legal Studies, Society and Culture
Reena Mukherjee is a local HSC graduate with a passion for all things literature and creative writing. As an Extension 2 English student and professional writer/blogger, she believes that the art of tutoring is founded upon respect, creativity and open two-way communication between tutor and student. Having been involved in a variety of extra-curricular activities, from writing to fencing, she strives to help her students to find a connection with their local community and school, and to immerse themselves in the education that is all around them.
Reena has been a student leader and mentor to younger students during her high school years where she quickly found that she loved the the confidence, joy and self esteem that students were able to find as they became better writers and saw their grades improve. Reena began tutoring whilst completing her HSC and tutors across a range of subject areas and is particularly gifted at encouraging students to become passionate writers.
Reena tutors at the Penrith Library and is also writes blogs for the Nepean Tutoring website.
Mathematics 7 – HSC Advanced
Carol has worked as a university faculty tutor and has also lived in a residential college on a university campus as a mathematics and computer science tutor. She then worked for a number of years teaching university students both individually and in groups.
Carol has spent her adult life teaching a number of subject areas in a variety of contexts. She has had extensive experience teaching a wide range of children and adults in a church and has had 20 years experience as a private piano teacher. Carol has also worked as a music educator running music groups for young adults with disabilities. As a mum, Carol has tutored her own children in mathematics to HSC level.
Carol has a Bachelor of Science with Honours (Class 1) majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Mathematics. In her second year at university she won the University School of Mathematics prize and was awarded a vacation mathematics scholarship. Carol loves working with people of all different ages including people with disabilities. She brings maturity to her tutoring from a wide range of teaching experiences. As a mum, she has tutored her own children in mathematics and knows what it takes to study hard and achieve a high ATAR for the HSC. Carol enjoys getting alongside students and sharing her love of mathematics with them. She is available for tutoring mathematics to HSC level in the Penrith area and in Glenbrook.
Tim Cummings is an experienced tutor who applies his knowledge and experience as a father of 3 young school aged children. He is aware of the current educational challenges facing children and families and applies his strengths to motivate success.
With twenty years’ experience as a Telecommunications Engineer, Tim has learnt the importance of staying relevant in a changing world. He loves weaving a broad spectrum of wisdom into his tutorials but specialises in Maths for Year 6 to Year 12 and also enjoys assisting younger students with skill building and confidence in the area of Years 3-6 Literacy and Numeracy.
Tim has a passion for helping young people gain confidence in themselves and their ability to learn and flourish in life. Whatever level someone is on, he believes they can discover purpose and passion to deliver tremendous value to society in their chosen careers, thus instilling a positive mindset to students who are facing educational challenges.
Tim lives in the Penrith Area and tutors in the greater Penrith Region and the Lower Mountains.
Melissa Lord works for the Department of Education, and has taught students with learning difficulties requiring additional support and specialised programs, children with EAL (English as Another Language) needs, G & T (gifted and talented) students, and facilitated transition programs (preschool/kindergarten, primary/high school, mainstream/support class).
Melissa has tutored students from K-9 over a number of years and enjoys working closely with students, and their families, to determine the areas that need addressing, and designing engaging and individualised lessons to assist in filling academic gaps.
Melissa lives in Werrington and tutors in the Greater Penrith area, from Emu Heights to St Marys.
Literacy K-6 English 7-9, Numeracy K-6, Mathematics 7-9, Naplan and Selective Test Preparation
Depali Johri is an experienced teacher and tutor of 12+ years, backed by a double Masters in History/Music and a Bachelor of Education. Having worked in primary and high school settings she is well versed in identifying students’ potential and is a writing marker for NAPLAN, ICAS, REACH. She takes a special interest in NAPLAN, OC and Selective School entry preparation and coaching.
Depali is well rounded and tutors all subjects in the K-9 curriculums. She is also multilingual- speaking English, Hindi and Urdu.
Depali has a gentle disposition and experience working with children with special needs and those requiring extra attention to reach their educational goals. She has a positive approach to childrens’ learning and utilises a variety of tailored strategies to meet each individual child’s needs.
Depali lives in the Doonside area and tutors within the Mt Druitt and St Marys region.
HSC and IB English 7- HSC ext
Essay Writing and Study Skills
Chloe is passionate about nurturing curiosity and creativity in her students and encourages students to become confident life-long learners. She has several years of experience tutoring IB English, Theory of Knowledge and Extended Essay and also specialises in History, Essay & Study skills and Editing.
Chloe arrives at each session prepared, enthusiastic, and eager to learn something herself. She is punctual, reliable, and maintains clear and effective communication with clients and parents. She understands the struggle for students balancing school work and extra curricular activities and is committed to helping students to manage their time well and be mindful of their own well being.
Chloe lives in the Greater Penrith regions and tutors throughout these areas and in the Lower Blue Mountains.
Primary 4-6 Literacy and Numeracy,
HSC Chemistry, PDHPE
James brings a vast wealth of teaching experience working with young people and allied professionals in education and coaching. Qualified with a Master of Education in Secondary teaching from Western Sydney University, he has taught various subject areas in both mainstream and support settings.
Prior to teaching, he has worked for the Australian Football League as a schools-based development officer and has also been a leader on numerous youth camps. These experiences have enhanced his passion for teaching and seeing students become highly capable and independent learners.
Outside of work, James’ interests include running, soccer and reading. He has previously competed at Australian National Cross Country and Athletics meets which have played a part in building his understanding of goal setting and resilience towards completing tasks.
Living in Warrimoo and working as a High School teacher in Mt Druitt. James is available to tutor across the Penrith and Lower Blue Mountains Regions.
With over five years’ experience as a Youth Worker, Roger has a passion for helping young people gain the confidence and agency they need in life. Whatever level someone is on, he believes they can become a confident and capable learner. He tutors from a foundational approach to learning – focusing on the fundamentals and exploring a number of ways to understand them.
Currently studying a Masters Of Teaching in order to become a Mathematics and Geography teacher, Roger loves looking at almost any topic but specialises in Maths for Year 6 to Year 12.
Roger lives in the Blue Mountains and tutors in the Blue Mountains and Penrith.
Sath is a Civil Engineer and Commerce graduate from the University of New South Wales. He is an experienced tutor, in both small group and one to one methods, who strives to make a difference to student’s learning by focusing on their positive progress and using this to encourage students to achieve their desired results in more challenging areas of the subject.
He brings a bright and easy- to -understand approach to learning to enhance a student’s understanding of Mathematics in order to overall examination results.
Sath has tutored from Primary to high level Senior Mathematics and brings a quiet confidence to his ability to understand student’s individual needs and to set achievable goals so they develop a positive approach to their learning.
Sath lives in the Penrith area and can tutor in the Greater Penrith area and in the Lower Mountains and Hawkesbury regions.
Primary Numeracy 4-6
Secondary Mathematics 7-12
He has been tutoring Mathematics in various setting since 1990 with an emphasis on HSC Mathematics for high achieving student. Teaching is Emile’s passion where he has discovered various techniques to assist students enjoy learning and to remain engaged in the process of learning and developing confidence. He has a great reputation, through many years of experience in different tutoring settings,
for explaining concepts clearly and logically through innovative strategies to inspire students to both enjoy Mathematics and improve their problem solving skills. He is quick to build a rapport with students and prides himself in taking the extra step needed to assist students to achieve their goals.
Emile lives in the Penrith area tutors students throughout the greater Penrith area, St Marys and Mt. Druitt
Literacy 3-6, Numeracy 3-6
Secondary Mathematics 7-10
Secondary English 7- HSC Advanced
She tutors students who wish to improve in English, particularly HSC, but she also enjoys tutoring Maths up to and including year 10. She believes that each student is unique; each has their own way of learning & level of development, but each & every student is capable of learning. Danuta believes that in today’s large classrooms the individual student’s needs may be overlooked. However, with one on one tutoring her student’s needs are more likely to be met; gaps in learning can be identified & addressed & her student can be guided to make meaningful connections between what he or she already knows & new information.
For Danuta there is no better satisfaction than when a student learns to make connections thus broadening their web of knowledge.
Danuta has been with Nepean Tutoring since 2012 & she has found it to be a very rewarding experience. Danuta is only available to tutor on-line. This has proved very successful providing greater flexibility & availability.
Literacy K-6, Numeracy K-6
Secondary English and Mathematics 7-10, Special Learning Needs
Tertiary Studies Support
Rosa Visciano brings a wealth of experience to her role as a tutor. She has over 30 years experience in the education industry, initially as a Primary School Teacher and has taught and tutored children from Primary to HSC levels. She has a particular interest in English Literacy, Essay Writing, the Language needs of children from bilingual-bicultural backgrounds, Art and Historical Studies. She is available to tutor in all Primary subjects and most subjects in Secondary School and Tertiary Education requiring Literacy support and essay writing.
In addition, Rosa’s work extends to children and youth with learning and processing delays. She supports them by increasing their confidence to learn and their personal awareness of how they learn and provides them with strategies that best suit the student’s individual learning needs.
In 2010 Rosa became a certified Master NLP (neuro-lingistic programming) practitioner and trainer. Over the last seven years she has specifically worked with children and youth to lessen problems in anxiety and depression working as a mentor and workshop facilitator.
Rosa lives in the Hawkesbury area and teachers throughout the Hawkesbury, Greater Penrith areas and Lower Mountains.
Primary Literacy and Numeracy 4-6
Secondary Maths 7-8
Secondary English 7-12, Essay Writing
HSC Modern and Ancient History
Lachlan Frew-Meyers is currently studying a Masters of Teaching majoring in History and sub-majoring in English. He is excited to help students learn to love all of their subjects which in turn will allow them to grow in their studies. Lachlan has worked with children in at in a variety of settings ranging from birthday party hosting to volunteering as a youth group leader at church along with practicums during his university studies. Having this vast range of experience Lachlan is able to draw on a variety of different resources and learning abilities to meet children’s individual learning needs and interests.
Lachlan believes that academic improvement comes when a student finds joy in what they are learning. By building a strong relationship with each student and learning their likes and dislikes, Lachlan hopes to understand how they learn best and the areas of learning in which they struggle. Lachlan looks forward to every session as each one comes with new experience for the student to learn and grow. Lachlan currently lives in Penrith and tutors in the Penrith and Lower Mountains areas.
Mathematics 7- HSC Ext 2
Aidan is currently a Mathematics student at the University of Sydney and holds an excellent academic record in this area of study and his previous work during his HSC years. He is an experienced tutor who has previously studied and worked in the engineering field. Aidan has a particular passion for teaching mathematics and enjoys sharing his knowledge with others. He believes in building strong fundamental knowledge and developing general problem-solving skills in order for students to best engage in the subject.
Aiden also enjoys tutoring Physics and Engineering studies and finds that these subjects often go hand in hand with Mathematics. Aiden is flexible with his teaching and learning methods in order to ensure the individual needs of each student are catered for.
Aiden lives in the Mid Mountains and tutors in the Mountains, Penrith and Hawkesbury areas.
Charlie Alnimer is currently studying a Bachelor of Secondary Education at Western Sydney University, majoring in Mathematics and English. He is very passionate about learning and education as well as teaching students of all ages. His key teaching areas include English and Mathematics, as well as HSIE, Music, and Visual Arts. He utilises his ingenuity to ensure that his lessons are always engaging and suit the individual needs of each student. He hopes to hone his skills and his teaching philosphy to immerse himself into the life of education prior his graduation.
Charlie engages in a range of educational medias from Documentaries to Seminars. He enjoys reading a wide range of novels as well as solving Mathematical equations in his spare time. He is very outgoing and finds pleasure engaging in meaningful and philosphical conversations. He speaks fluent Vietnamese and is currently refining his Finnish and Chinese lexicon.
Charlie lives in Silverdale and works in the greater Penrith region and Lower Mountains.
Literacy and Numeracy – 3-6
English 7- HSC Standard
Elijah is mature young man who is dedicated to his studies of Psychology and Crime at the University of Western Sydney. He has a keen interest in tutoring young students with the goal to create future thinkers for society.
His study of Developmental Psychology avails him to best convey, understand and synchronize various learning concepts with his students.
When he is not caught up with his university studies, Elijah enjoys tutoring young students to ensure they grasp clear understandings around a curiosity to learn and to find enjoyment in the process.
He also understands that there are many ways to communicate with students and to make the experience as engaging as possible. This assists him to approach tutoring with the understanding that students have their own unique learning styles and to respect the diverse needs of the individual. He has a passionate goal to make sure each student obtains a positive mindset and develops confidence in order to understand what they are learning and why.
Elijah lives in Colyton and tutors face to face or online in the Greater Penrith, Mount Druitt and Lower Mountains areas.
Infants/Primary Literacy and Numeracy
English 7- HSC Advanced
Katherine is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable person who is passionate about helping students achieve their best. She has a PhD in Biology and an English teaching qualification.
Katherine is an experienced tutor, having previous experience tutoring English, Maths and Biology both in Australia and overseas. She has a passion for helping students who require specific teaching strategies to help them achieve their best and to feel confident about their ability to reach their goals. Katherine thrives on being able to see students broaden their understanding and to become curious young people.
Katherine’s patience and persistence with students of all ages is reflected in her ability to adjust her teaching style to suit different needs. She is always trying to find new and interesting ways of helping her students. Kate lives in the Upper Mountains and tutors in the Lower and Upper Mountains and is also available for online tutoring.
Literacy/English – Grades 4-10
Numeracy/Maths – Grades 4-9
Dillon is currently studying dual degrees in Primary Teaching and psychology.
He has a high enthusiasm for teaching young people and is able to adapt to new situations easily in order to meet the needs of students. His passion for teaching and working with young students will lead him to undertake his Master’s degree next year.
Dillon’s teaching experience in general includes some private tutoring experience and teaching English as a second language in the Fujian Provence of China in 2018. His experience in this environment taught him how to break concepts into small tasks to assist his students to achieve a better understanding for the given topic and for him to exercise patience and understanding toward students who require different styles of learning. .
He is now successfully working with students at Nepean Tutoring and enjoys the opportunity to work with students with various learning needs in order to instil confidence and self-belief in their potential.
Dillon lives in the Hawkesbury region and tutors from North Richmond to Riverstone and the Northern Penrith area.
HSC Physics, Geography, Advanced English
Advanced/Extension 1/Extension 2 Mathematics
Ronan is a university student in a Science/Mathematical field which places him with a strong aptitude for Extension 1 & 2 Mathematics and Physics as HSC subjects. His sound knowledge of the curriculum and style of questions allow him to bring a fresh and aware perspective into his relationship with tutees.
With extensive leadership and organisational experience as a Cadet Flight Sergeant in the Australian Air Force Cadets, Ronan has a keen sense of balancing a strong and personal relationship with a steady grasp of objectives and instructional intentions. Preparing an engaging and dynamic lesson is a key element to Ronan’s teaching style.
In his spare time, Ronan enjoys casually playing the clarinet and is also keen on walks and exercise in his local area.
Living in Glenmore Park, Ronan is available to tutor in the Lower Blue Mountains and Penrith regions.
Secondary English and Maths 7-10,
HSC English and Mathematics Advanced/Ext 1,
Modern History, Physics
David is a hardworking & diligent young man. He enjoys working with children & coming from a large family he is naturally skilled and experienced with kids. David knows himself that every student is different and welcomes the challenge of adjusting his teaching style to cater to any individual needs or situations. He sees it as a privilege to watch the progression of his students, celebrating the small & big wins.
David prides himself on his ability to form, build & maintain new relationships he knows how to engage well with others and learns new skills with ease. Being the Wollemi College SRC President in his final year of school taught him the skills required to work under pressure whilst remaining highly motivated.
Even at such a young age David already has workplace experience with Qantas as a coding assistant and at Better Homes and Gardens working as an Assistant on set & in post-production with presenters & crew.
In his spare time, David immerses himself in music production, coding, & football (or soccer if you really must call it that)
David is available to tutor in the following areas, Rooty Hill, Blacktown, Mount Druitt, & the Nepean region.
Advanced English Extension,
Marianne is a Law and Media student at UNSW whose diligence and drive enabled her to be recognised as a distinguished achiever during her HSC.
Marianne’s organised yet creative nature allows her, as a tutor, to cultivate each of her students’ abilities, taking pride in seeing their academic progression and personal development. She is a firm believer that each student is unique and is able to readily adapt her teaching style to suit each individual student’s needs.
With over three years of experience in tutoring high school students, she brings with her leadership, communication and teaching skills of high calibre. Being an active member in non-profit organisations such as Capital W and Lowana Study Centre highlights her ability to work with any person and her maturity, emphasising service to others as a top priority.
Marianne is available for online tutoring only.
Secondary – English 7-10
Tahnae is studying a Bachelor of Primary Education specialising in Religious Education. Prior to this she volunteered as a Special Religious Educator for two years where she taught stage 1 infants the Catholic Parramatta Diocese’s Religious Education Syllabus. Tahnae has also volunteered as a Teacher’s Aide at a special needs school where she observed specific & sensory-based education to assist students with differing needs. Tahnae’s teacher’s aide experience was expanded when she was a before & after school care educator. She was responsible for implementing the Physical Education & Personal Development Syllabus into before & after school sessions with the aim of engaging students in play-based education. Culminating these experiences Tahnae participates in yearly teacher training for the duration of a school term where she fine tunes & further develops lessons plans, units of work, resources & most importantly she can build relationships with primary school students.
As an educator Tahnae is enthusiastically driven & thrives in individual & team-based environments. She has strong interpersonal & planning skills.
Tahnae has an inbuilt ability to adapt her communication & teaching style dependent on her students unique and varying needs. She always conveys her knowledge in a calm and patient manner.
Coming from Glenmore Park Tahnae is available to tutor across the Penrith and Lower Blue Mountains Regions.
Primary – Literacy and Numeracy 4-6,
Secondary English and Maths 7-10,
HSC Standard English,
HSC Advanced Mathematics.
Harrison is a conscientious and industrious young man who is currently studying a Bachelor of Science and Advanced studies in Medical Science at Sydney University.
Harrison was well known for always showing consistent effort in his studies and was recognised and awarded for these efforts during his time at Penrith Anglican College for outstanding achievements across all aspects of his College life.
Sport plays a big part in Harrison’s life, competing at a state level for athletics and participating in many charity sporting events. He also has experience in coaching junior sport. Harrison loves that sport allows him to keep fit and healthy, but it also gives him time to engage and interact with others to be involved in a community and to be a valued member of a team. Sport has also taught Harrison strong and effective personal, interpersonal and organisation skills.
You will find Harrison to be a sincere, polite and courteous young person he is conscientious and diligent. Harrison brings with him reliability and punctuality a rarity in one so young this comes from already gaining some valuable work life experience, Harrison does pride himself on having a solid work ethic.
Coming from Glenbrook, Harrison is available to tutor across the Penrith and Lower Blue Mountains Regions.
Dhruvi is completing her PhD in childhood brain cancer at the University of Sydney. She achieved a Bachelor of Medical Science at the University of Sydney, majoring in Anatomy & Histology with a minor in physiology. She wishes to study medicine in the future in hopes of becoming a Doctor.
You will find Dhruvi has great communication skills bringing with her excellent problem-solving skills, having a friendly & enthusiastic demeanour.
Dhruvi thrives on being involved in her community she has been a part of several community-based organisations such as The Red Cross where she volunteered in the Opp shop & Inspire Science where she taught primary aged kids about science & was able to demonstrate hands on science experiments encouraging the kid’s involvement throughout.
Dhruvi was also involved with Peer tutoring at High School where she had the opportunity to help her peers at school with their academics
Dhruvi has experience tutoring students from Year 1 through to Year 12. She is a firm believer in keeping track of her student’s homework and can provide instant feedback. Dhruvi believes in putting in the effort & as much time as needed until her student understands a concept.
You will find punctuality & organisational skills are top priority for Dhruvi, this shines through in her exceptional multitasking skills, she loves to plan ahead.
Coming from the Nepean region, Dhruvi is available to tutor across the Penrith & Lower Blue Mountains Regions.
Secondary English and Mathematics 7-10, HSC English Advanced,
HSC Mathematics Advanced/Ext1,
Paulo is an industrious young man with a passion for teaching students & kindling in others the love of learning. He believes in the uniqueness of each student adapting his style & technique in order to maximize both results & enjoyment.
As the school Vice-Captain for Wollemi College, Paulo was responsible for building an enthusiastic culture which required that he work closely with all members of the student body. Through this he learnt the importance of teaching not only academic skills but also character & virtue.
Paulo has experience in teaching religious studies where he learnt how to engage students by making learning interactive & enjoyable. He was responsible for constructing lesson plans and teaching younger students.
Coming from a large family, Paulo has experience in tutoring younger children in Mathematics & English.
During his HSC year, Paulo was greatly engaged with his peers reviewing essays & explaining Science & Mathematics concepts, later facilitating student-led seminars in Chemistry, Physics, Advanced English & Modern History.
Paulo is studying in the Doctor of Medicine program at Western Sydney University. He lives in the Minchinbury area and tutors in Penrith, Rooty Hill, Blacktown, Mount Druitt and Glenmore Park.
Primary Numeracy – 3-7
Secondary Mathematics 7-9
Michael Picones comes to us with close to 2 years experience in tutoring primary school students with Mathematics. After achieving strong results in the International Baccalaureate Program in High School, Michael then proceeded to Graduate from a combined Accounting and Finance Degree from UNSW. He thoroughly enjoys working with numbers and has a passion for helping his students grow in confidence and inspire them to enjoy learning. He is patient, approachable, result driven and very capable of explaining numerical concepts in an easy to understand way.
Michael is available to tutor students in and around the Penrith and Lower Blue Mountains Region.
Infants/ Primary Literacy and Numeracy
Secondary Maths – 7 – HSC Advanced
HSC Chemistry and Biology
Danielle is an enthusiastic and driven person with a passion to help students achieve their best.
She attended an independent school where she graduated as DUX after achieving excellent HSC results in Biology, Chemistry, and Mathematics. She then went on to graduate from UTS with a Bachelor of Forensic Biology in Biomedical Science.
Danielle has experience in tutoring both primary and secondary students in Maths and Science, and has a passion for working with children, with over six years experience working with children in an Outside School Hours Care, where she prepared a multitude of science-themed educational activities. She believes that all children deserve an education and an opportunity to be the best they can be as each child is unique. She is able to adapt her teaching style to fit the needs of the student as she believes no one method works for all children. She is currently studying a Master of Teaching.
Danielle is available to tutor in all of Western Sydney and in the lower Blue Mountains either face to face or online.
Primary Literacy K-6
Primary Mathematics K-6
Christine has been tutoring English and Maths to primary school students for over 15 years. She is a patient and considerate tutor who has worked with children with various physical and intellectual disabilities and other special needs. Christine focuses on building the confidence of her students and helping them to learn in the way that best suits them.
Christine prides herself in her passion for learning and wishes to pass this quality on to her students. She speaks three languages – English, French and Arabic and enjoys using her many skills and talents to help others fulfill their dreams and goals. In her spare time, Christine enjoys reading, cooking and card making. Throughout her high school and university years, she was an eager member of the debating team and participated in public speaking.
Christine lives in the Penrith area and tutors throughout the Greater Penrith region.
Infants/ Primary Literacy
Geoff brings with him a wealth of diverse and varied experience. He holds a degree in Science and has worked for twenty years in hospital science with a focus on pathology. He is also formally trained in screen printing and graphic design.
Geoff has been involved with the Anglican Counselling Centre and is formally trained and qualified as a personal counsellor for this community focused organisation.
He holds a Postgraduate in Dip Ed Primary from the University of Western Sydney and is formally trained and accredited in Teaching Handwriting, Reading And Spelling Skills (THRASS phonics) which is a system for teaching learners of any age about the building blocks of reading and spelling.
Having achieved 19 years as a primary school teacher in both the private and public sector. Geoff’s wealth of knowledge and experience continues to inspire his passion and desire to teach. It is important to Geoff that he is still able to mentor and provide guidance and learning to his students through tutoring and nurturing and advancing their skills for their continued academic success into the future.
Please note that Geoff is only available to tutor remotely.
Primary Mathematics 3-6
Secondary Mathematics 7-10
HSC Mathematics to Ext 2
Balbir is currently pursuing his PhD in Civil engineering at Western Sydney University (WSU) and has worked as a casual academic, teaching Mathematics, Physics, and Advanced Civil Engineering units for the past five years. He joined Nepean Tutoring to continue to pass on his passion for learning to younger students.
Balbir not only teaches subject content, he is also a worthy mentor to young students who are pursuing their academic and personal goals. He aims to make learning enjoyable and engaging by ensuring that the students grasp the core concepts of the subject piece by piece. He is a personable young man with a great sense of calm that assists students to build confidence in themselves while learning the skills required to succeed in their studies.
When he is not studying or tutoring, Balbir enjoys spending time hiking, exploring different cultures through travelling and engaging in volunteer work.
He is available to teach throughout the Blacktown, Penrith area and the Lower Mountain regions both face to face and online.
HSC Advanced/Ext1 English, Mathematics,
As a recent 2020 HSC graduate, Dylan has extensive knowledge of various HSC subjects, specifically Extension 1 English and Maths, Biology and Business studies, achieving exceptional personal results. One of the biggest skills he developed throughout Year 12 was the ability to consistently work hard, an ethic he would like to pass on to other students.
Dylan is a passionate, hardworking and is extremely committed to helping others achieve their potential. He believes, based on his own experience that with the right guidance and mentoring, any student can improve their personal results.
Being the Debating Team Captain at Wollemi College for five years has developed in Dylan the ability to remain composed under high stress situations and the skill of leadership. He has also been involved with Talent Club Australia working as a debating and public speaking coach and working closely with students from the ages of 11 to 17.
Dylan is currently at the University of Sydney, studying a double Bachelor of Law and Commerce.
He enjoys playing football, basketball, reading and is an avid public speaker.
Dylan is only available to tutor remotely or at a public library.
Infants/Primary – Literacy and Numeracy
Vanessa is a Certified Teacher’s Aide who finds fulfilment in assisting young people to strive to achieve their best. Having worked with disabled students, she has a strong focus on modifying and scaffolding tasks to better suit individuals’ requirements. Vanessa is a highly organised individual, with a strong focus on interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively engage with and support students. She presents a broad range of up-to-date technical skills and well-developed communication skills on all levels.
Vanessa is a reliable and well organised tutor who employs a bubbly and positive approach toward the relationships she builds with each student. She is intuitive to student’s needs and highly sought for her experience and creative approach to her work. Vanessa tutors in the Lower Mountains, Penrith and Mount Druitt areas and is available for face to face or online tutoring.
Secondary English 7- HSC Ext 2
Essay Writing 7-10
HSC Ancient and Modern History
HSC PDHPE and Music
Amber has a varied array of academic achievements from a Bachelor of Nursing, Music Performance and Classical Voice as well as a Master of History and an Advanced Diploma of Arts majoring in Classical Languages. She is currently completing her PHD on late Jewish and early Christian Literature at New England University.
Amber’s passion is Literature and History. She enjoys transforming the learning process into a invigorating and exciting experience for her students where she finds it rewarding when those missing pieces fall into place so that learning becomes engaging and meaningful. She has extensive experience with tutoring High School students in English and History as well as any subject which requires the honing of writing skills. She worked for Nepean Tutoring from 2014-2017 and also as a casual academic at the University of New England where she marked assessments at Graduate and Post Graduate levels. We welcomed Amber back to our team in 2020 where she is highly sought for her well rounded expertise.
Amber lives in the New England area and tutors online.
Primary Literacy and Numeracy
Secondary English and Mathematics 7-10
HSC – English Advanced, Biology, Chemistry Engineerig
Sarah is a student of Engineering in the field of Mechatronics. She also holds a Bachelor of Business and has had a successful record of tutoring students from Primary to high level HSC subjects. Sarah was educated both in Australia and overseas and therefore bring a wealth of experience to her role as a tutor with Nepean Tutoring.
Sarah has had previous tutoring experience in both one on one and group situations where she learned to see each child as a unique learner who requires teaching to be adapted to their particular learning needs.
During her free time, Sarah enjoys expressing her creativity through exploring multiple mediums of art. She works at a high-level of proficiency in professional written and spoken communication and is therefore well equipped to assist student in the art of writing.
Sarah is available for online tutoring in the subjects outlined above.
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