Avatar of the tutor
Janet H.
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Background Check
Background Check
Teaching Locations:
Teaches Online
Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Insights into culture of German-speaking countries from a teacher who has actually lived there and has been visiting for over 40 years.
About Janet H.

I have 15 years experience teaching German and French, mainly at the high school level, in various settings, both distance learning and a traditional classroom. I have also taught younger children and adults.


Write a Review
2 Reviews
5Review Star
4Review Star
3Review Star
2Review Star
1Review Star
Teaches Online

A great start to Latin. My daughter was very engaged and enjoyed the session tremendously. She came in reluctantly but is now looking forward to her next lesson all thanks to how Janet engaged her and broke down complex concepts into understandable bites.

Posted Apr 30, 2021
Teaches Online

Posted Nov 11, 2020
German Teacher
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018
Ashley Ridge High School
Taught 3 levels of German to students in grades 9-12.
Latin Teacher
Jan 2016 - Jun 2016
Gaston Day School
Taught Middle School Latin (grades 5-8)
Teacher of French and Latin
Aug 2014 - Jun 2015
York Preparatory Academy, Rock Hill, SC
Taught first-year Latin and French levels 1, 2 & 3 to students in grades 9-12.
Teacher of German
Oct 2013 - Jun 2015
York Comprehensive High School, York, SC
Taught German levels 1-4 to students in grades 9-12. Sponsor of German Club and German National Honor Society.
Long-term substitute German teacher
Aug 2013 - Oct 2013
East Mecklenburg High School, Charlotte, NC
Replaced teacher on maternity leave. Taught German levels 1, 2, 4 & 5 (AP & IB) to students in grades 9-12.
Substitute Teacher and Volunteer
Jan 2010 - Oct 2011
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Substituted for German teachers throughout CMS; substituted for German and French teachers at Smith Academy of International Languages (later Waddell Language Academy); also volunteered in 1st & 4th grade classes - created SMARTboard lessons, helped with Math and reading.
German Instructor
Jul 2011 - Aug 2011
BUCK Language and Intercultural Programs
Taught four levels of business German to employees of Schaeffler Inc. in Fort Mill, SC.
Online Teacher of German and French
Nov 2010 - Jan 2013
K12 Services Inc., Herndon, VA
Taught 4 levels of German and 4 levels of French to middle and high school students in various US states.
German and French Teacher
Aug 1998 - Dec 2009
Farmington Public Schools
1998-2004: taught German only via interactive TV to students in the District's three high schools. 2004-2009: taught 4 levels of German and 2nd year French in a traditional classroom.
MA Language Learning
Sep 1999 - Aug 2002
Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Secondary Teacher Certification
Sep 1994 - Jun 1996
Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
BA European Studies
Oct 1972 - Jun 1976
University of Bath, Bath, UK
Professional Proficiency
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency
Professional Certificate K-12 French and German
Mar 2015
South Carolina State Board of Education
valid until June 30, 2020
Professional Education 6-12 French, German
Jun 2012
Michigan Department of Education
Valid until June 30, 2017
Teacher's Career Continuous Professional Certificate K-12
Apr 2010
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
French and German; valid for life
Rainbow Recognition Award
Jun 2003
Farmington Public Schools
Grant Award
Apr 2003
Center for Western European Studies, Kalamazoo College, Michigan
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Jun 1996
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction. ACTFL is an individual membership organization of more than 12,000 language educators, students, and administrators.

Let Our Student Counselors Help You

We can match you with the perfect teacher and take care of all your scheduling needs.
Call us at 877-310-1872
Reserve Your Spot
Teaches Online
Janet's Availability
Time Zone:
Janet's Online Lesson Pricing
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes