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
- 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.
Stephanie Walls-Parker – Academic Tutor
- Mathematics – Primary School & Early High School
- English – Primary School & Early High School
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.
Jarrod Doran – Academic Tutor
- Mathematics – Primary School & High School
- HSC – Mathematics Standard, Advanced, Extension 1; Investigating Science; Biology; Physics
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.
Jacinta Hesling – Academic Tutor
- Mathematics – Primary school and high school
- English – Late primary school and high school
- HSC – Mathematics Standard, Advanced; English Standard, Advanced, Extension 1, Extension 2; Chemistry; Biology
- University – Essay writing and composition
Jacinta is a all-around tutor, able to cover both English and Mathematics for primary, high school, and HSC students. She is also available to assist university students in the area of composing and writing essays.
Jacinta is currently studying at the University of Notre Dame to be a secondary school teacher in Mathematics and English. For her own HSC studies, she completed General Mathematics, Extension 2 English, Chemistry, and Biology. Jacinta knows that as a tutor, it is just as important to be a mentor to her students and help them build confidence in school as it is to help them in their academic work.
Anthony Greaves – Academic Tutor
- Mathematics – Primary school and high school
- English – Primary school and high school
Anthony is a tutor for both primary and high school students up to Year 10. He covers both literacy and numeracy subjects.
Anthony is studying a Bachelor of Primary Teaching at the University of Newcastle. He is known to be a very compassionate and patient tutor, and is always looking for the approach that works best for each individual student to help them succeed and become more confident. Anthony currently substitutes for our primary school and high school tutors as needed.
Madisson Lynch – Substitute Tutor
- Mathematics – High school and late primary school
- HSC – Mathematics Standard, Advanced, and Extension 1; Chemistry; Physics; Legal Studies
Madisson tutors mathematics for high school as well as for year 5 and 6 students preparing for high school. She also tutors HSC Maths through Extension 1, as well as the science subjects of Chemistry and Physics.
As a recent HSC graduate, Madisson can draw on her recent experience and knowledge to tutor her high school students. She is currently attending the University of Technology Sydney, where she is currently enrolled in a Bachelor of Laws/Forensic Science. She’s a very kind, patient, and approachable tutor who is always willing to explain concepts at the student’s level and pace.