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Taught subjects
  • French
  • All Levels

Soon-to-be student on a gap year offering lessons and tutoring in French for school


My name is Max, I finished high school in 2016 and I am presently on my second gap year before hopefully studying at university by the end of 2018. Best suited to tutoring high school and primary school students since I am only just out of secondary education myself. Although I am new to tutoring, I believe in the practical application of skills such as languages from an early stage in learning, building confidence by breaking it down to the basics and becoming comfortable with using it. In addition, tailoring to individual learning preferences is something I will look to try and achieve for all students to improve the quality of their learning.


I am new to providing lessons so my experience of one-on-one tutoring is very limited, particularly in an academic setting. However, I volunteered in French classes during my time at high school, offering support and assistance to the teacher in lessons for younger year groups. In addition, I have helped to coach one of the youth teams at my local rugby club over the last few months, improving their basic skills and building their confidence, and have been called upon to assist with the teaching of certain skills by other coaches in the past.


Transportation Fee : £2
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £65
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £120
Lessons offered by Max
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • French
  • All Levels

Max's CV

Max Hadoke
Address: Grange Distillery Cottage, Burntisland, Fife, KY3 0AA
Home Phone: 01(concealed information)
Mobile: (+44) 7(concealed information)
email: (concealed information)
My name is Max Hadoke and as of June 2016 I completed my final exams at Balwearie High School, Kirkcaldy. Following my departure from school I held two jobs with the intention of travelling after Christmas of 2016 for six months to New Zealand. Before arriving in January I spent two weeks in Vietnam with my friend to get a flavour of the country. Over the 4 month period I was there we travelled the south island by car and bus, organised and walked two treks and spent time with families on farms and campsites. Once in the north island I stopped to play rugby and work and played 7 seven matches for Oriental Rongotai before heading north via New Plymouth, Waitomo and Auckland. Due to my ambition to become a doctor I also spent a day shadowing in a hospice in New Plymouth to try and improve my knowledge of medical practices outside Britain. I returned home in june2017 and have worked in the bakery on a part-time basis since.
Previously, I raised money towards a World Challenge Expedition to Bolivia in June 2014 which involved 18 months of fundraising to cover the expedition cost (~£3800). I organised two fundraising events (a curry night and a quiz night), helped organise a beetle drive, worked as a garden labourer for my neighbour and completed a sponsored run (15km in 1 hour 20 minutes). Whilst in Bolivia, the team painted the school buildings in a rural community on Lake Titicaca, completed a 3 day acclimatisation trek of about 60 km and scaled a 5300m mountain (Pico Austria). I was also unofficial translator during our time in the country as I had taught myself a reasonable amount of Spanish before leaving and was able to converse effectively. This was a very rewarding experience and taught me teamwork and understanding of other people.
Since I was six I have been a member of Kirkcaldy Rugby Club and I have attended regional trials on several occasions. I am presently coaching the under 18s team and attend training regularly for the first team squad. Before I left Scotland our team won the league after losing just two matches. I was a member of Scottish Touch under 18s mixed team and attended two Junior Touch European Championships in the two years of my involvement with the squad. Following a fifth place finish in Nottingham 2016 the team finished 2nd in a close final with Wales in the 2017 Championship in Arnhem. I was a “train-on” with the senior mixed Scotland squad and attended training sessions throughout the country. Although halted from attending by injury I was invited to senior trials after the 2017 JTC. Work commitments also prevented me from continuing playing touch with my club in Edinburgh – Superhands. Communication and organisation is a very big part of touch and rugby, with both sports giving me the opportunity to learn communication skills and gain confidence.
Until 2016 I had been a member of the scout organisation for over ten years and have learned some valuable skills, such as the ability to orienteer, hike and provide first aid. During my time in the scouts I was a young leader with my scout section, the 11th Fife 1st Burntisland, and accompanied them on a camp to Kielder Lake. I have also camped in Norfolk and Holland with the scouts at two international camps. The Scouts has been a very important and rewarding part of my life for a long time and I have enjoyed learning from my experiences in it and my very good leaders.
Work Experience
2015 (July): Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh
Endoscopy, Endocrinology & Acute Medicine clinics
2015 (July): Western General Edinburgh
Cardiology clinic
2017 (May): Taranaki Hospice
Palliative Care
2017 (July): Royal Infirmary Edinburgh
Surgical Ward – Hepato-biliary
2016 (July – October): Gardening, Aithernie Lodge, Leven, Scotland
I completed tasks such as log cutting with a chainsaw, building a log store, painting garage doors and strimming/brush cutting a large area of woodland.
2016 (October – December): Porter, Aberdour Bakery Company, Aberdour, Scotland
I was called in to wash dishes and cleaning the bakehouse along with its heavy machinery and to help with basic but large scale, manual baking tasks by the bakery manager who taught me to cut and roll rolls, press pie cases, fry, ice and fill doughnuts and look after and create a sourdough.
2017 (April – May): Labourer, Onestaff, Wellington, New Zealand
For the two weeks I held the position, I primarily scraped paint off of window panes and sills and sanded them in preparation for repainting.
2017 (June – Present): Porter, Aberdour Bakery Company, Aberdour, Scotland
Same as above for porter, with the addition of front of house work, such as customer serving, cash handling and presentation of products in shop.
School: Balwearie High School
Advanced Higher: Higher:
2016 Chemistry B 2016 Biology A
French A Physics A
Music A

2015 Higher: 2014 National 5:
Maths A Maths A
English A English A
Music A Music A
Chemistry A Chemistry A
French A French A
History A
Physics A
Biology A

2017 Driving: Passed in August, no endorsements
2017 Phlebotomy: Introduction to Phlebotomy Course, Level Three, Three Credits
2017/2018: Online Course – Understanding Obesity, by the University of Edinburgh, PASSED
• Represented the Scotland Touch rugby team (U18s) at the European Championships (Nottingham, 2015; Arnhem, 2016)
• I can play guitar, piano and violin
• I can speak French to a decent standard and basic Spanish
• I can work well as part of a team
• I can pitch a tent, orienteer, hike and provide first aid
• I can use a strimmer and chainsaw effectively and safely
• Have recently started to help coach the colts team at Kirkcaldy due to injury cutting short my season as a player
• Presently learning to touch type for both hands and my left hand solo
Rugby: Kirkcaldy Rugby Club 2005 –present
Oriental Rongotai Rugby Club 2017
Scouts: 11th Fife 1st Burntisland 2005 – 2016
Piano(lessons) 2007 – 2016
Violin(lessons) 2006 – 2016
Guitar 2008 – present
Touch: Scotland Mixed u18s Academy 2015 – present
SuperHands 2015 – present
Scotland Senior Mixed “train-on” 2016– present

Janine Milne: Owner, Aberdour Bakery Company, 01(concealed information)

Mrs S. Low: Teacher at Balwearie High School since August 2010
Address: Balwearie High School, Balwearie Gardens, Kirkcaldy, KY2 5LY
Tel: 01(concealed information); Email: sandra.low@ fife.gov.uk

Gavin Harding: First Boss at Gardening Job
Email: (concealed information)

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