Ikhenoba, J.

Upper Primary English Tutor

Home tutor in Yaba, Lagos

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Lesson

I believe children work better when they are able to understand the subject. This is not always possible when they are in a traditional classroom. I build on that understanding and work at their own pace. I work with each child so that we travel the learning journey together. This way as the subject intensifies they are able to move on seamlessly. My aim is to boost children's confidence and give them the tools to unlock their own learning potential.


I also facilitate learning through a warm and friendly, yet organised and thorough, approach. Initial assessment is vital to uncover gaps and misconceptions which may hinder progress. Children need to enjoy learning and my job is to make it as enjoyable as I can, while inspiring the child themselves to want to do better and achieve. Each child is unique and learns differently; at different rates and in different ways- my aim is also to find the most effective methods for them to achieve their potentials and enjoying the processes along the way. Over the years my students have improved tremendously in this exciting subject.

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About

I am a passionate science teacher, with four years teaching experience, I have prepared students for local and international exams. I always ensure my students become the best in my area of study. I am analytical, resourceful and passionate.

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Education

  • M.Sc Biochemistry

    Feb 2015 - Mar 2016

    University of Lagos

  • B.Sc Biochemistry

    Sep 2008 - Nov 2012

    University of Nigeria Nsukka

Experience

  • Biology/chemistry

    Jan 2016 - Dec 2018

    Bright Future College

    • Appointed a chemistry and biology teacher to prepare students for WASSCE and NECO exams. • Created and fostered a positive learning environment. • Carried out instructional activities for meaningful and comprehensive learning. • Encouraged lively give-and-take discussions. • Coordinated with colleagues to improve instructional materials. • Established rapport with peers and students for stronger relationships

  • Biology/chemistry

    Feb 2014 - Oct 2015

    Vinestar college

    • Appointed as Biology and chemistry teacher for Senior Secondary classes. • Prepared students for WASSCE and NECO exams. • Part of new pilot project to introduce new technology into the classroom for a better learning experience. • Promoted student engagement by using a broad range of teaching techniques and methods in order to inspire and motivate learning. • Created and implemented daily lessons on standard biology and chemistry topics. • Developed a healthy and fun learning environment for the students in the classroom. • Acted as team coach for several inter-school chemistry contests and supervised students involved in similar events. • Offered after-school tutoring for students who were having trouble keeping up in class.

  • Biology/basic science teacher

    Apr 2013 - Feb 2014

    Babalola Middle school

    • Appointed Grade 8 students Basic Science corper teacher and SS3 Biology teacher. • Worked with other corpers in setting assignments, tests, exams, conducting quizzes, debates, grading and rewards.