Our Staff


At Apex Tutoring we pride ourselves on engaging high-quality, experienced, university educated individuals who are passionate about tutoring and teaching. We are committed to providing you with the best tutor to meet your needs and learning style. Our goal is to help you perform to the best of your abilities and achieve your own academic goals.

Below you can learn a little bit more about our tutors, the subjects they specialise in, and their experience and qualifications.


Mindy Amaral – Head Academic Tutor

tutor Mindy

Subjects:

  • Mathematics – Primary School and High School
  • HSC – Mathematics Standard, Advanced, Extension 1, and Extension 2
  • University – Mathematics, Statistics

About:

Mindy is the founder of Apex Tutoring (originally called Apex Math), and continues to provide mathematics and statistics tutoring at all levels to our clients. She has over 4 years of experience tutoring students of all ages and abilities on the Central Coast.

Mindy has a bachelor’s degree in both Sociology and Mathematics from the University of California, Riverside, where she graduated in 2011 summa cum laude (top 2% of graduating class). She also have associate’s degrees in Natural Sciences & Mathematics, Social & Behavioral Sciences, and Language Arts & Communication from Mt. San Antonio Community College, and experience in the fields of computer science, databases, and web programming. She is devoted to improving education for students on the Central Coast, and is especially passionate about helping students to understand mathematics, overcome any maths anxiety, and reach their academic goals.


Thomas Carlson – Academic Tutor

Tutor Thomas C.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics – Primary School and High School
  • Science – High School
  • HSC – Mathematics Standard, Advanced; Geography; Investigating Science; Biology; Chemistry; Physics
  • University – Anatomy, Physiology, Human Bio Sciences

About:

Tom tutors maths and all science subjects, making him a great fit for students looking for assistance with one subject or with multiple subjects.

Tom attained a Bachelor of Biomedical Science in 2018 and is currently studying a Master of Teaching, Secondary (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) at the University of Newcastle. He also has experience in academic support, tutoring, and coaching. After completing his bachelor’s degree, Tom decided to pursue his passion for teaching and plans on becoming a high school mathematics tutor after completing his master’s degree.


Stephanie Walls-Parker – Academic Tutor

Tutor Steph W.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics – Primary School & Early High School
  • English – Primary School & Early High School

About:

Steph tutors primary school students as well as Year 7 and Year 8 students in English and Mathematics. She works with students who need assistance with learning to read and write, reading comprehension and writing, as well as numeracy.

Steph is currently studying a Bachelor of Primary Teaching (Honours) at the University of Newcastle. She loves teaching and is a very patient and kind tutor who is very dedicated to helping her students improve and gain confidence in school.


Jade Townsend – Academic Tutor

Tutor Jade T.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics – Primary School
  • English – Primary School

About:

Jade is a tutor for primary school students. She helps young students with both English and Maths, and makes sure her Year 5 and 6 students are ready for high school.

Jade received her Bachelor of Education (Primary) from Macquarie University in 2017, and she has experience teaching in both classroom and one-on-one settings. Jade is a very patient and thoughtful tutor who is always aiming to ensure her students enjoy learning.


Jarrod Doran – Academic Tutor

Tutor Jarrod D.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics – Primary School & High School
  • HSC – Mathematics Standard, Advanced, Extension 1; Investigating Science; Biology; Physics

About:

Jarrod tutors both primary and high school students in the subjects of maths and science. He also specialises in assisting students who are preparing for opportunity class and selective high school exams.

Jarrod received his HSC as part of a selective high school class, during which he studied Physics and Extension 2 Mathematics. He is currently attending the University of Sydney where he is studying a Bachelor of Applied Sciences (Exercise Physiology). He is very committed to each of his students and loves helping them learn, succeed, and enjoy engaging with maths and science.


Jack Scullin-Brown – Academic Tutor

tutor Jack S

Subjects:

  • Mathematics – High School
  • HSC – Mathematics Standard, Advanced, Extension 1, and Extension 2

About:

Jack primarily tutors Mathematics to high school and HSC students. He can also provide assistance to high school students in writing papers, as well as general academic coaching, especially to HSC students.

Jack completed his HSC, including Mathematics Extension 1 and 2, with an ATAR of 94.05, and he is currently studying a Bachelor of Mathematics at the University of Newcastle. He has 3 years of experience tutoring mathematics on the Central Coast, and is a highly dedicated tutor who is committed to his students’ academic success.


Savannah Jolly – Academic Tutor

tutor Savannah J

Subjects:

  • English – Primary School and High School
  • HSC – English Standard, Advanced, Extension 1, and Extension 2; Business Studies; Legal Studies; Geography; Food Technology

About:

Savannah primarily tutors English for primary school, high school, and HSC students. She also tutors students who need assistance with other HSC subjects, from which she draws on her own experience and success with the coursework.

She completed English Extension 1 and 2 for her HSC, and is currently studying a Bachelor of Secondary Education at the University of Newcastle. Savannah is passionate about teaching and helping others, and is driven to help her students improve academically and achieve their goals.