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

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


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.

Deanne Sarstedt – Academic Tutor

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  • Mathematics – Primary School and Early High School
  • English – Primary School and Early High School
  • Adult Literacy and Numeracy
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)


Dea provides tutoring in both English and Mathematics to primary school and early high school students, as well as to adults who would like to improve their literacy or numeracy, and learners of English as a second language.

Dea is a qualified primary school teacher and ESL/ELICOS trainer. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Primary Education from Edith Cowan University in Western Australia, and also has a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and Graduate Certificate in TESOL. She has extensive experience as a one-on-one tutor for both children and adult learners. She is a patient and kind teacher who is passionate about educating and helping her students achieve their goals.

Jack Scullin-Brown – Academic Tutor

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


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

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


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.