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Tom B.

CAD $25/hr

EFL, English Literature & Music Tutor

Tutor Information


I'm a friendly and helpful educator, with a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) and ongoing study in English Literature and Creative Writing (BA Hons), able to provide high quality tuition to ESL students and students of English Literature. I spent a year tutoring privately for the IELTS exam and a year as a teaching assistant for high school classes in Music, as well as working privately as a music teacher (main instrument bass guitar).


Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Australia






Middle School
High School


Open University

2019 - 2025
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), English Literature and Creative Writing
Course modules: Literature in transition: from 1800 to the present (A335) Advanced creative writing (A363) Creative writing (A215) Telling stories: the novel and beyond (A233) Cultures (A112) Discovering the arts and humanities (A111)

International House Bristol

2019 - 2019
CELTA, Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults
Course content: Awareness of language - introduction to the structure, functions and phonology of the English language Methodology - principles, techniques and strategies for communicative language teaching Teaching practice - daily, supervised sessions followed by constructive feedback by peers and tutors Observation - in the classroom of peers and experienced teachers of different levels of English

Work Experience

Self Employed

October 2018 - July 2019
Working with private students to help them pass their IELTS exam. Planning lessons, marking papers, discussing and analysing progress. Consulting students on their goals and adapting the lesson plans accordingly.

Self Employed

September 2018 - July 2019
Music teacher
Private music tutor for a elementary aged student on piano.

Self Employed

September 2018 - July 2019
Assistant Music Teacher
High school assistant music teacher, working with pupils across a variety of instruments (bass guitar, drums, piano), helping with composition and music theory.