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  • (18 reviews)
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Cynthia
« Sofía is an amazing teacher, always looking forward to learn in... More »
C
Cynthia
« Sofía is an amazing teacher, always looking forward to learn in order to teach with better strategies and resources. Energetic and dynamic. »
$30/h
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Profile and Qualifications Verified
Response Time 24h
Lesson formats available..
  • One-to-one
  • Group Lessons
Lessons can be held..
  • at their place
  • at your place
Subjects taught
  • Spanish
Levels
  • Primary School
  • Early High School
  • Year 10
  • Year 11-12
  • TAFE
  • Adult
  • Undergraduate
  • Diploma/Certificate
  • Postgraduate
  • PhD
  • Early childhood education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Adult
  • Kids

Spanish classes for students up to 13 years old. I’m a mexican teacher with over 4 years of experience.

Methodology

I base my classes on examples that are personally or culturally relative to the student, use authentic materials that keep students engaged, and display visuals for deeper understanding. All this in an interactive way where students build their own knowledge.

Background

I am 28 years old and was an English and Spanish teacher in Grade 1, 2, and 3 for four years in Mexico. I also tutored students for Math, reading, and writing in English and Spanish. I have a Degree in Education, a Diploma on Senior Management Speciality, and was accredited by the Alberta Government for my teaching assignment in my previous job in Mexico.

Rates

Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $140
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $280
Lesson formats available..
One-to-one
Group Lessons
Lessons can be held..
at their place
at your place
Subjects taught
  • Spanish
Levels
  • Primary School
  • Early High School
  • Year 10
  • Year 11-12
  • TAFE
  • Adult
  • Undergraduate
  • Diploma/Certificate
  • Postgraduate
  • PhD
  • Early childhood education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Adult
  • Kids

Sofia's CV

Education

Letter of Authority from Alberta Education (Canada) for my teaching assignment with Canadian School, Guadalajara. November 2015.

Senior Management Specialty Diploma. Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, México. January 2014 – September 2014.

Degree in Education. Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, México. August 2010 - July 2014.


Professional Experience

English as a second language tutor for a 10-year-old and a 7-year-old, twice a week, 1 hour sessions. July 2016 – today. One on one sessions to practice phonics, pronunciation, reading, spelling, grammar, speaking, listening and math.

English as a second language tutor and Spanish for a 7-year-old, twice a week, 1 hour sessions. August 2015 – June 2017. One on one sessions to practice phonics, pronunciation, reading, spelling, grammar, speaking, listening in both English and Spanish, and math.

Elementary Head Teacher at Canadian School. Guadalajara, México. March 2015 - June 2018. Inspire and motivate colleagues to provide outstanding teaching and learning. Promote respect and trust throughout the school and plans and delivers improvementsthrough effective management and delegation, empowering senior leaders. Work closely with staff to ensure that all students are eager to learn, reach their full potential and grow as emotionally intelligent individuals.

Elementary Educational Assistant at Canadian School. Guadalajara, México. August 2014 - March 2015. Reinforce lessons presented by teachers by reviewing material with students one-on-one or in small groups. Enforce school and class rules to help teach students proper behavior. Help teachers with recordkeeping, such as tracking attendance and calculating grades.

Lifeguard and camp counselor in Camp Tanadoona. Minnesota, E.U.A. May 2011 - August 2011. Responsible for practicing lifeguard skills while at camp, for knowledge of basic first aid & C.P.R., for maintaining a constant awareness of swimmers, and for enforcing all beach rules. Responsible of teaching kayaking and canoeing.

18 reviews on Sofia
  • 5/5

All our ratings are collected by us and are given in confidence, they correspond to a real experience.

18 recommendations

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Cynthia

Sofía is an amazing teacher, always looking forward to learn in order to teach with better strategies and resources. Energetic and dynamic.

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Sandra

She is so great with kids! She was my daughter’s teacher and we both loved her. She is very patient, funny and creative. She understands kids and her classes are the best!! My daughters also attended twice to a summer course given by her and they were super happy!! Miss Sofia Maurer is a great teacher!

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Guillermo

Sofía was my private english teacher back in México and that's why I strongly recommend her, I know she is very responsible, professional and a kind person. She knows how to teach a language in a fun way.

I also have knowledge she has years of experience as a spanish and english teacher in a really prestigious school back in Guadalajara, where only the best teachers are accepted and high standards are the norm.

Take advantage Sofía is now in Australia, choose her as your tutor, you will never regret it!

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Eunice

Sofia is a teacher well prepared, enthusiastic and outgoing to talk to and learn from. She will be interested in how you learn so she can select activities and strategies to help you achieve your goal. I am pretty sure you will enjoy learning spanish with her. I had the privilege to work with her, I am certain her passion is teaching and her students love her classes.

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Luz

Sofia’s passion is teaching and you can see that in each of her classes.
I have to say that when we first met, it was in the middle of a school year and she had to cover a head teacher posission for her first time. The kids loved her and she got very quickly and well adapted to her new role,
She has a very unique and fun way to engage students to learn based on a trusting, caring and professional environment.
I strongly recommend Sofia as a teacher. She empowers students, making them feel capable and safe while learning on their own pace.

M
Maru

Sofia and I were co-workers for several years, she is a very enthusiastic and committed to her work. She is creative and loves teaching. He does not hesitate to help others when someone needs it.

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Harriet

Sofía enlightens any room when she walks in. Every child who will be taught by her or has already been in her classroom, will have or has had a fun memorable experience.
I have known her all her life. Always friendly. If something needs to be done, she'll do it. Problem solver. Sofía is a tender, loving and caring person. I highly recommend her!

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Natanael

Knowing Sofia since she was a little girl and witnessing her enthusiasm in every single activity at school, family, friends or community, willing to assist and help others, always with a big smile in her face, either at her home town in Mexico or traveling, I know that for sure you don't want to miss the opportunity to learn from her and with her!

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Maritza

Sofia has tutored both of my kids for the last 3 years. With her, they have achieved plenty of goals regarding their reading and writing level. She has my highest recommendation because of the bonding she made with my kids, apart from being their teacher, she is someone me and my kids trust. We wish her all the best with her personal and professional plans and wish to have her back in Mexico soon!

Maritza de Anda Navarro

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Maris

I have known her for 5 years, she was my daughters teacher, she has a great personality and she created a great environment for learning

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