Samuel B.

Senior Secondary School English Tutor

Home tutor in Lekki, Lagos

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About

I am a graduate of English and Education, University of Lagos (Second Class Upper Division) and I'm about to round off my Master'sprogramme at the University of Lagos studying English (Language).

I have had 9 years of teaching experience as an English Language, Literature-in-English, and Phonics teacher in junior and senior secondary schools with commendable results as well as in tutoring candidates writing various external examinations various kinds. 

 

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Education

  • BA Education And English Language

    Sep 2011 - Dec 2015

    University of Lagos

Experience

  • Classroom Teacher of Common Entrance Class

    Aug 2010 - Aug 2012

    Builders Stone School

    I maintained complete and almost accurate records of each student’s academic, spiritual, social, and emotional growth. I planned, documented and carried out daily lessons that aligned to the adopted school curriculum as well as the student-based curriculum. I recognized the needs of individual students and the group at large. I introduced consistent and logical limits, expectations, and classroom routines for students to allow for maximization of learning. I encouraged my pupils to maximize the use of the study time introduced for effective reading. I handled stressful situations with grace, patience, understanding, and flexibility.

  • English Studies Student-Teacher

    Oct 2013 - Dec 2013

    International School, University of Lagos

    I planned, prepared and delivered lessons with e-learning aids. I helped pupils improve their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills via individual and group sessions. I checked and assessed pupils' work. I frequently reported to my H.O.D. and learnt from her assessments. I invigilated students during examinations.

  • Students’ Welfare Agent and English Studies Teacher

    Jan 2014 - Dec 2015

    Builders Stone School

    I established a cordial relationship with every teacher in the school in order to get immediate reports and feedbacks about their pupils. I contacted via phone call the parents of any pupil reported to be absent to know his/her well-being. I closely monitored, with the assistance of other teachers, every pupil especially during sports or immediately after school hour to ensure their safety. I applied first aid treatment and report emergency issues to the school management. I followed-up or sometimes, with the permission of the school, visit any pupil reported to be away from school for more than two days. I Managed incoming calls and parents’ service inquiries. I prepared coursework with e-learning facilities and, assignments for classes. I assessed tests, essays and reports, and other writing assignments. I held one-on-one conferences with students to keep them on track as necessary especially when assessing their essay works. I met with parents or guardians to discuss students’ academic progress, remedial issues and behavior problems when necessary.

  • Librarian and English Language Teacher

    Jan 2016 - Dec 2017

    Builders Stone School

    I assisted individuals find and use library materials and resources.  I obtained, classify, and cataloged resources, with the help of the Assistant Librarian, for the library manually and with the aid of a computer system.  I oversaw the management of the library.  I gave the Management of the school necessary and relevant updates and reports.  I assisted readers to use computer equipment, conduct literature searches.  I checked books and other materials in and out of the library.

  • English Language and Literature-in-English Teacher

    Jan 2018 - Dec 2019

    Builders Stone School

    I developed and deliver lesson plans that utilize a broad range of appropriate teaching techniques and strategies. I evaluated student's academic and personal growth keeping appropriate records, and prepare progress reports. I held one-on-one conferences with students to keep them on track as necessary.

  • English Studies Teacher

    Jan 2019 - Aug 2019

    Davebrook Schools

    Same duties as others.  I submitted e-learning note for assessment.  I utilized the e-learning facilities to deliver lessons.  I evaluated students with numerous e-quizzes.

  • Phonics and Story-telling Teacher

    Jan 2019 - Aug 2019

    Davebrook Schools

    I taught the pupils the rudiment of pronunciations. I told them a lot of stories.