Jacquelyn Poarch

Jacquelyn Poarch

1 employee
27 years in business

About this tutor

I tailor my approach to the specific needs and style of the individual student. One size definitely does NOT fit all!

i have taught in schools both in the US, and abroad(UK, Austria, Japan).

I speak twelve languages, and I used to fly airplanes. I also have an extensive medical background. I am multi-subject qualified.

I tutor the following: 

ESL, TOEFL, English, German(I am a native speaker), Spanish (1-3), French(1-2)

Biology/AP Bio, Anatomy & Physiology (1&2), Medical Terminology, Earth Science

Global(AP), European(AP), US History (AP)


I was also a high Scholl College Counselor 

I love student interaction. Learning need not always be so serious. In fact, it should be enjoyable. 

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I try to ascertain the student's learning style, and tailor all instruction to that style. I use a series of questions to help the student find the information, or develop the process of acquiring information. 

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have studied in both the US (Columbia University, Stony Brook University, University of Virginia), as well as abroad(Universität Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria;Oxford, UK). I have over twenty years teaching experience in multiple subject areas. 

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

My fee per hour is $60 for general middle, and high school subjects, and $75 for AP courses, college courses, and adult language instruction. For ASVAB, the charge is $60/hr. I have some flexibility for lessons exceeding 1 hr. 

How did you get started teaching?

As a young pilot, I started teaching aviation ground school. As a speaker of many languages, I was frequently asked to help non-English speaking students. Since I already had a MA in Germanic Languages, I got an ESL teaching license, and things went from there. 

What types of students have you worked with?

I have worked with every type of student imaginable: gifted and talented, students with ADHD, students on the Autism spectrum, students with sprach apraxia, English Language learners, non-English speakers, students with physical disabilities, including visually impaired. 

Services offered

German Tutors Spanish Tutors Dutch Lessons American Literature Tutors British Literature Help Tutors Classics Tutors College Essays Help Tutors ESL Tutors ESOL Tutors Essay Editing Tutors Essay Writing Tutors Expository Writing Lessons Grammar Tutors Medieval Literature Tutors Proofreading Tutors Technical Writing Training Vocabulary Tutors Shakespeare Tutors Art History Tutors Medical Terminology Training