Our Team

Amy is the co-founder of Pinnacle Coaching and head teacher for mathematics within Pinnacle. She has over a decade of teaching experience in mathematics, specialising in HSC Extension 2 and Extension 1 Mathematics. Having achieved an ATAR of 99.60 herself, she knows all the secrets and tricks to achieving top results in the HSC. Amy personally tailors all teaching material used by her classes and place great emphasis on developing problem solving skills. She has helped many students to improve within a term and a majority of her students have attained top results in the HSC each year.   Qualifications:   Bachelor - Commerce/Law (Honours) UNSW Chartered Accountant Student Levels Taught: Year 11 and 12 - Mathematics Extension 1 and 2  I love teaching because…  “I love sharing my problem solving techniques with students and it is very rewarding to see students show great improvement”

Amy is the co-founder of Pinnacle Coaching and head teacher for mathematics within Pinnacle. She has over a decade of teaching experience in mathematics, specialising in HSC Extension 2 and Extension 1 Mathematics. Having achieved an ATAR of 99.60 herself, she knows all the secrets and tricks to achieving top results in the HSC. Amy personally tailors all teaching material used by her classes and place great emphasis on developing problem solving skills. She has helped many students to improve within a term and a majority of her students have attained top results in the HSC each year.

Qualifications:

Bachelor - Commerce/Law (Honours) UNSW
Chartered Accountant
Student Levels Taught: Year 11 and 12 - Mathematics Extension 1 and 2

I love teaching because…

“I love sharing my problem solving techniques with students and it is very rewarding to see students show great improvement”

Arthur is a very experienced Mathematics teacher, with over 10 years of experience teaching all levels of Mathematics in both the USA and Australia. Arthur’s teaching philosophy is ‘master the fundamentals’ and he is determined to ensure his students truly understand all mathematical concepts before applying them to higher level question. He encourages his students to develop critical thinking skills by facilitating an independent learning environment.   Qualifications:  Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication West Texas State University, USA Master of Science in Mass Communication, California State University in San Diego, USA  Subjects Taught: Year 7 to 10 Mathematics  I love teaching because… “I want to pass on my knowledge to help students accomplish their academic goals.”

Arthur is a very experienced Mathematics teacher, with over 10 years of experience teaching all levels of Mathematics in both the USA and Australia. Arthur’s teaching philosophy is ‘master the fundamentals’ and he is determined to ensure his students truly understand all mathematical concepts before applying them to higher level question. He encourages his students to develop critical thinking skills by facilitating an independent learning environment.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication West Texas State University, USA
Master of Science in Mass Communication, California State University in San Diego, USA

Subjects Taught: Year 7 to 10 Mathematics

I love teaching because…
“I want to pass on my knowledge to help students accomplish their academic goals.”

Dennis is a HSC high achiever with an ATAR of 98.25. He has exceptional knowledge of the senior mathematics course scoring 100 in Extension 1 Maths and 93 in Extension 2 Maths along with Band 6 in Physics and Chemistry. Dennis is a very passionate and enthusiastic tutor who believes learning does not just start and end in the classroom and will go above and beyond to help his students meet their goals and succeed.   Qualifications:  Bachelor of Commerce and Actuarial Studies at UNSW – currently studying  Subjects Taught: Year 7 to 10 Mathematics and Year 11/12 Mathematics and Mathematics Extension 1  I love teaching because… “I want to make a difference in a student’s learning, to help set the foundations so they can grow into something much bigger”

Dennis is a HSC high achiever with an ATAR of 98.25. He has exceptional knowledge of the senior mathematics course scoring 100 in Extension 1 Maths and 93 in Extension 2 Maths along with Band 6 in Physics and Chemistry. Dennis is a very passionate and enthusiastic tutor who believes learning does not just start and end in the classroom and will go above and beyond to help his students meet their goals and succeed.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Commerce and Actuarial Studies at UNSW – currently studying

Subjects Taught: Year 7 to 10 Mathematics and Year 11/12 Mathematics and Mathematics Extension 1

I love teaching because…
“I want to make a difference in a student’s learning, to help set the
foundations so they can grow into something much bigger”


Leanne is a HSC high achiever currently studying a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) at USYD. Having achieved an ATAR of 98.15 and Band 6 results on both Extension 2 and 1 Maths, she is extremely familiar with both the Preliminary and HSC Mathematics courses. Leanne is a warm and approachable tutor, and is committed to helping her students gain knowledge, confidence and skills necessary to succeed. She is determined to provide extra support and mentoring to her students, empowering them to achieve their personal best.   Qualifications:  Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) at USYD – currently studying  Subjects Taught: Year 7 to 10 Mathematics and Year 11/12 Mathematics and Mathematics Extension 1  I love teaching because… “I love being able to share my knowledge with others and motivating them to achieve their full potential.”

Leanne is a HSC high achiever currently studying a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) at USYD. Having achieved an ATAR of 98.15 and Band 6 results on both Extension 2 and 1 Maths, she is extremely familiar with both the Preliminary and HSC Mathematics courses. Leanne is a warm and approachable tutor, and is committed to helping her students gain knowledge, confidence and skills necessary to succeed. She is determined to provide extra support and mentoring to her students, empowering them to achieve their personal best.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) at USYD – currently studying

Subjects Taught: Year 7 to 10 Mathematics and Year 11/12 Mathematics and Mathematics Extension 1

I love teaching because…
“I love being able to share my knowledge with others and motivating them to achieve their full potential.”

Helen hopes to share her passion and knowledge in science with her students and is currently studying an education degree to further her goals. She has been teaching since 2013 with many years of experience in teaching preliminary and HSC sciences. She believes that high grades are a result of students’ growth and understanding, and she is skilled and flexible in implementing both teaching and learning strategies that are individually tailored to her students.   Qualifications:  Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Secondary Education at UNSW – currently studying  Subjects Taught: Year 11 and 12 Chemistry and Biology  I love teaching because… “I love fostering curiosity, passion and learning by showing students that science is amazing AND everywhere.”

Helen hopes to share her passion and knowledge in science with her students and is currently studying an education degree to further her goals. She has been teaching since 2013 with many years of experience in teaching preliminary and HSC sciences. She believes that high grades are a result of students’ growth and understanding, and she is skilled and flexible in implementing both teaching and learning strategies that are individually tailored to her students.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Secondary Education at UNSW – currently studying

Subjects Taught: Year 11 and 12 Chemistry and Biology

I love teaching because…
“I love fostering curiosity, passion and learning by showing students that science is amazing AND everywhere.”

Jonathan has tutored students from all levels of Mathematics since 2013. Jonathan believes a solid foundation of the basic concepts and nurturing the curiosity to learn are essential to extracting the most out of a student’s learning. He is highly familiar with the HSC Mathematics Syllabus, and uses this knowledge to help his students achieve excellent results.   Qualifications:  Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering/Bachelor of Medical Science USYD – currently studying  Subjects Taught: Year 7 to 10 Mathematics and Year 11/12 Mathematics and Mathematics Extension 1  I love teaching because… “you have the opportunity to share your success with others.”

Jonathan has tutored students from all levels of Mathematics since 2013. Jonathan believes a solid foundation of the basic concepts and nurturing the curiosity to learn are essential to extracting the most out of a student’s learning. He is highly familiar with the HSC Mathematics Syllabus, and uses this knowledge to help his students achieve excellent results.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering/Bachelor of Medical Science USYD – currently studying

Subjects Taught: Year 7 to 10 Mathematics and Year 11/12 Mathematics and Mathematics Extension 1

I love teaching because…
“you have the opportunity to share your success with others.”


Lucy is HSC high achiever who achieved a Band 6 in Mathematics Extension 1 and Chemistry. She hopes to inspire students to develop an interest in mathematics and help them achieve their potential. With patience and attention to detail, she is able to skilfully deconstruct challenging questions for her students while prioritising their complete mastery of concepts and coursework.   Qualifications:  Bachelor of Medical Science at UNSW (current)  Subjects Taught: Year 9 to 12 Mathematics   I love teaching because…  “I like inspiring students to believe in their capabilities to overcome any challenges.”

Lucy is HSC high achiever who achieved a Band 6 in Mathematics Extension 1 and Chemistry. She hopes to inspire students to develop an interest in mathematics and help them achieve their potential. With patience and attention to detail, she is able to skilfully deconstruct challenging questions for her students while prioritising their complete mastery of concepts and coursework.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Medical Science at UNSW (current)

Subjects Taught: Year 9 to 12 Mathematics

I love teaching because…
“I like inspiring students to believe in their capabilities to overcome any challenges.”

Samuel is pursuing an Electrical Engineering degree at UNSW and has achieved Band 6 results in both Physics and Mathematics. He has been teaching Physics and Mathematics since 2013, and his passion for these subjects has led him to inspire others to appreciate the subjects and its applications. Samuel is eager to share his knowledge and path to success with his student.   Qualifications:  Bachelors and Masters in Electrical Engineering at UNSW (current)  Subjects Taught: Year 11 and 12 Physics and Mathematics  I love teaching because… “It allows me to pass on my knowledge and inspire students to achieve their best”

Samuel is pursuing an Electrical Engineering degree at UNSW and has achieved Band 6 results in both Physics and Mathematics.
He has been teaching Physics and Mathematics since 2013, and his passion for these subjects has led him to inspire others to appreciate the subjects and its applications. Samuel is eager to share his knowledge and path to success with his student.

Qualifications:
Bachelors and Masters in Electrical Engineering at UNSW (current)

Subjects Taught: Year 11 and 12 Physics and Mathematics

I love teaching because…
“It allows me to pass on my knowledge and inspire students to achieve their best”

Jamin is a HSC high achiever studying Commerce and Computer Science at UNSW. He has been teaching mathematics since 2017 and continuing to pursue higher mathematics in uni. Having achieved a Band 6 in both Extension 2 and Extension 1 Mathematics, he has exceptional knowledge of the mathematics course. Jamin is a very passionate and enthusiastic tutor who connects well with each individual student. He can bring fun into any classroom, turning the grueling trek of HSC mathematics into an enjoyable journey.   Qualifications:  Bachelor of Commerce and Computer Science at UNSW (current)  Subjects Taught: Year 9 to 12 Mathematics  I love teaching because… “I love seeing my students reach their goals, and realising that they have the capability to exceed their own expectations. I love seeing the look on their faces when they breakthrough and understand a concept.

Jamin is a HSC high achiever studying Commerce and Computer Science at UNSW. He has been teaching mathematics since 2017 and continuing to pursue higher mathematics in uni. Having achieved a Band 6 in both Extension 2 and Extension 1 Mathematics, he has exceptional knowledge of the mathematics course. Jamin is a very passionate and enthusiastic tutor who connects well with each individual student. He can bring fun into any classroom, turning the grueling trek of HSC mathematics into an enjoyable journey.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Commerce and Computer Science at UNSW (current)

Subjects Taught: Year 9 to 12 Mathematics

I love teaching because…
“I love seeing my students reach their goals, and realising that they have the capability to exceed their own expectations. I love seeing the look on their faces when they breakthrough and understand a concept.


Henry has a deep passion for logical thinking and complex problem solving through Mathematics. Having come first in Caringbah High School for the HSC Mathematics Extension 2 exam with a score of 95, Henry is an enthusiastic and skilled tutor. Henry is able to connect with individual students and break down complicated problems into concise, logical steps. He believes in strong fundamentals and is confident in his ability to help all students perform to their best level.      Qualifications:   Bachelor of Commerce/ Computer Science at UNSW (current)        I love teaching because…   “I enjoy seeing the growth and fulfillment that a student undergoes and helping them reach their academic goals through my teaching.”

Henry has a deep passion for logical thinking and complex problem solving through Mathematics. Having come first in Caringbah High School for the HSC Mathematics Extension 2 exam with a score of 95, Henry is an enthusiastic and skilled tutor. Henry is able to connect with individual students and break down complicated problems into concise, logical steps. He believes in strong fundamentals and is confident in his ability to help all students perform to their best level.

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Commerce/ Computer Science at UNSW (current)

I love teaching because…

“I enjoy seeing the growth and fulfillment that a student undergoes and helping them reach their academic goals through my teaching.”

Zoe believes that excelling at school and beyond, requires more than focusing on the curriculum and grades. Her goal as a tutor is to not only help her students in their studies, but also act as a mentor - sharing her experience and advice and, keeping her students’ academic and personal goals at heart. She has personally achieved top bands in English Advanced, Extension 1 and Extension 2 and is highly familiar with the content and requirements of within the English courses.   Qualifications:   Bachelor of Science (Medical Science) University of Sydney (current)  Subjects Taught: Year 7 to 12 English   I love teaching because…   “It’s a creative outlet and a rewarding experience to see my students grow in confidence, skills and, constantly surprise me.”

Zoe believes that excelling at school and beyond, requires more than focusing on the curriculum and grades. Her goal as a tutor is to not only help her students in their studies, but also act as a mentor - sharing her experience and advice and, keeping her students’ academic and personal goals at heart. She has personally achieved top bands in English Advanced, Extension 1 and Extension 2 and is highly familiar with the content and requirements of within the English courses.

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science (Medical Science) University of Sydney (current)

Subjects Taught: Year 7 to 12 English

I love teaching because…

“It’s a creative outlet and a rewarding experience to see my students grow in confidence, skills and, constantly surprise me.”

Melody’s patience, clarity, and cheerful enthusiasm for all that is related to writing ensures that her students are left with the deep understanding necessary to excel in HSC English. Since graduating from North Sydney Girls High School in 2017, she continues to assist students in developing their critical and creative writing abilities while also pursuing her Bachelor’s in Computer Science at UNSW. Her intimate understanding of the English Advanced and English Extension syllabi has been proven by her own results in the HSC, finishing in the top 3 in her cohort for both subjects. Melody’s teaching seeks to enable a self-aware, methodical learning process in her students, demystifying the often daunting tasks of critical essays and creative writing.   Qualifications:  Bachelor of Computer Science at UNSW (current)  Subjects Taught: Year 7 to 12 English   I love teaching because…   “There is nothing more rewarding than that feeling you get when you fully understand something challenging and new.”

Melody’s patience, clarity, and cheerful enthusiasm for all that is related to writing ensures that her students are left with the deep understanding necessary to excel in HSC English. Since graduating from North Sydney Girls High School in 2017, she continues to assist students in developing their critical and creative writing abilities while also pursuing her Bachelor’s in Computer Science at UNSW. Her intimate understanding of the English Advanced and English Extension syllabi has been proven by her own results in the HSC, finishing in the top 3 in her cohort for both subjects. Melody’s teaching seeks to enable a self-aware, methodical learning process in her students, demystifying the often daunting tasks of critical essays and creative writing.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Computer Science at UNSW (current)

Subjects Taught: Year 7 to 12 English

I love teaching because…

“There is nothing more rewarding than that feeling you get when you fully understand something challenging and new.”


Sylvia has been tutoring high school students since 2011. She is passionate about teaching English and instilling curiosity and interest in her students. Sylvia has been successful in helping students in Year 7 through to Year 12, gain deeper understanding of their material and achieve excellent results in their assessments. Her knowledge and enthusiasm has particularly helped her senior English students; the majority of them achieving Band 6 results in their HSC. Sylvia is dedicated to helping students increase their confidence and abilities in English so that they can achieve commendable results and enjoy the experience.   Qualifications:   Master of Teaching (Secondary Education) - currently studying  Advance Diploma in Teaching English as a Second Language Bachelor of Oral Health (USYD)  Subjects Taught: Year 7 to 12 English  I love teaching because… “I can inspire students’ understanding and witness their enthusiasm and abilities in English, grow.”

Sylvia has been tutoring high school students since 2011. She is passionate about teaching English and instilling curiosity and interest in her students. Sylvia has been successful in helping students in Year 7 through to Year 12, gain deeper understanding of their material and achieve excellent results in their assessments. Her knowledge and enthusiasm has particularly helped her senior English students; the majority of them achieving Band 6 results in their HSC. Sylvia is dedicated to helping students increase their confidence and abilities in English so that they can achieve commendable results and enjoy the experience.

Qualifications:
Master of Teaching (Secondary Education) - currently studying
Advance Diploma in Teaching English as a Second Language Bachelor of Oral Health (USYD)

Subjects Taught: Year 7 to 12 English

I love teaching because…
“I can inspire students’ understanding and witness their enthusiasm and abilities in English, grow.”

Josh has been tutoring and mentoring high school students since 2010. His has a great passion for the English language in all its facets and is eternally trying to share his interest with others. He has completed his Bachelor of Science, majoring in Vision Science, and is about to complete his Double Masters in International Public Health and Health Management. His love for teaching and education means that he has developed creative and innovative ways to engage with and inspire his students such that by fostering a love for the subject matters, high marks are not far behind.   Qualifications:  Bachelor of Science (Major in Vision Science)  Masters of International Public Health  Subjects Taught: Year 7 to 12 English   I love teaching because…   “what better way to express love for something than by passing that love and passion on to a younger generation.”

Josh has been tutoring and mentoring high school students since 2010. His has a great passion for the English language in all its facets and is eternally trying to share his interest with others. He has completed his Bachelor of Science, majoring in Vision Science, and is about to complete his Double Masters in International Public Health and Health Management. His love for teaching and education means that he has developed creative and innovative ways to engage with and inspire his students such that by fostering a love for the subject matters, high marks are not far behind.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science (Major in Vision Science)

Masters of International Public Health

Subjects Taught: Year 7 to 12 English

I love teaching because…

“what better way to express love for something than by passing that love and passion on to a younger generation.”

Jenny is our cheerful helper that is always happy to see you, get to know you and answer all the questions that you may have. Jenny facilitates our information workshops which aims to provide a great support system for personal growth and development. In particular she provides useful perspectives on decisions like the year 10 subject selection and university admission process. She finds herself playing a crucial role in emotionally supporting our students throughout their HSC journey.   Qualifications:  Bachelor - Commerce (Services Marketing, Tourism and Hospitality and Human Resources Management)

Jenny is our cheerful helper that is always happy to see you, get to know you and answer all the questions that you may have. Jenny facilitates our information workshops which aims to provide a great support system for personal growth and development. In particular she provides useful perspectives on decisions like the year 10 subject selection and university admission process. She finds herself playing a crucial role in emotionally supporting our students throughout their HSC journey.

Qualifications:
Bachelor - Commerce (Services Marketing, Tourism and Hospitality and Human Resources Management)