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Mr Alex McCartney


Experiences English + Psychology Tutor

Adelaide tutor in Creative Writing, English, ESL, Essay Writing, Health Studies, IELTS, Maths, Philosophy, Psychology, Reading, Special Needs

I travel to these locations
Southern, Central, and Eastern Suburbs only, other suburbs available for tuition via Skype

(7 student reviews)

Need help with English, Psychology, or Research?

Students find me friendly, helpful, and very encouraging. I have six years of success tutoring English, ESL, Psychology, and research methods; among other topics.

Many of my school students have achieved selective entrance scholarships; most foreign adults have successfully gained permanent residency to Australia; and all University students have improved their grades.


*PRIMARY SCHOOL (Years R-7) - $50 / hour ($40 for Skype)

English, Science, Mathematics, Technology, study skills

*MIDDLE SCHOOL (8-10) - $50 / hour ($40 for Skype)

English, Health, Biology, Chemistry, Media, Technology, study skills

*HIGH SCHOOL (11-12) - $60 / hour ($50 for Skype)

(SACE) English, Psychology, Research Project, study skills

(IB) English, Psychology, Philosophy, Theory of Knowledge, Extended Essay, study skills

*UNIVERSITY - $60 / hour ($50 for Skype)

B.Psychology, B.Arts (Philosophy) - undergraduate level.
ANY degree - Essay, Report, and Poster writing - undergraduate preferred.


IELTS exam: Writing, Speaking, Reading, Listening.
ESL for work and life.

EDITING = $30 per 500 words.


2016-2016- Honours in Psychology.
2015-2015- Post-Graduate Certificate in TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language).
2012-2015- Bachelor of Psychology.


-SA Driver's licence (Class 'C')
-SAPOL National Police clearance
-DCSI Child-Related Employment Screening
-RAN-EC Responding to Abuse and Neglect certificate

*PLEASE NOTE. My availability for face-to-face tutoring is limited to the Southern, Central, and Eastern suburbs. I am not always available to answer the phone, so please leave a voicemail on 0403 984 243 , or email with your request and I will get back to you as soon as possible.




6 years of tutoring experience. In person or via Skype. I also have
work experience as a classroom teacher and student mentor.


Post-Graduate Certificate in Teaching English Second Language (TESOL / CELTA).

Honours in Psychology (Research thesis).

Bachelor of Psychology (Philosophy minor).


$40 per hour for Skype tutoring




Joined TutorFinder on 25-Apr-2016 (updated profile on 15-Apr-2018)
Tutoring Location
  • Home Visits within 25 kms
  • Online and Phone Help

  • Private & Group Tuition
Tutor in Adelaide


Creative Writing (Primary, Secondary)
English (Primary, Secondary)
ESL (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
Essay Writing (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
IELTS (Secondary, Tertiary)
Reading (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)


Maths (Primary)

Social Science

Philosophy (Secondary, Tertiary)
Psychology (Secondary, Tertiary)
Special Needs (Primary, Secondary)


Health Studies (Secondary)

"Alex is an absolutely amazing tutor. Very clear and easy to understand. He is kind and makes you feel it's ok to not know information. He is patient and very helpful. Would recommend to anyone who's look for a knowledgable excellent tutor! (Tutor session via Skype)"

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