Kingsley A.

Pre-Primary & Lower Primary Tutor

Home tutor in Ikoyi -Obalende, Lagos

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Pre-Primary & Lower-Primary Tutor with Elementary-Class Teaching Experience

I have taught in a Primary school as a Primary 1 class teacher. I have also taught about 10 elementary pupils in private home lessons. Hence, I have taken time to master what their elementary-level subjects demand, especially Numeracy, Literacy, Phonic, Reading skills and Handwriting, and how important it is to their foundation education.

For children, learning should be fun and not scary. I make my classes fun, effective, and interesting!

On Numeracy, I teach my students the rudiments of basic operations (Addition, Subtraction, multiplication, Division), Number bonds, Geometry etc. I teach them with everyday examples and relatable instances. Also make use of instructional materials like the counting pebbles, where necessary. I patiently take it step by step. On Phonics, I teach my students how to know the pronunciation sounds for different vowels and consonants. I use different words to give examples and equally indicate exceptions where they exist. I make them say after me, as I pronounce these words making sure the right sound and stress pattern is used.

Children learn better with pictorial illustrations. I have handled little children on reading, and even elementary pupils with reading deficiencies.  There are step by step approaches to getting a child to learn and perfect the act of reading. Some of the these approaches include the use of pictures with word translations, learning the sound of letters, learning how to pronounce two letters word, three letters words etc. Again, the use of flash cards and such books like Queen Primer do help a lot.

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About

I am a graduate of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. I live in Lagos.

I have over 4 years of teaching experience, which include teaching in schools and as a private tutor. I have taught Physics and Mathematics in Secondary Schools. On private lesson arrangement, I have also tutored many secondary school students on Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics), including those preparing for external examination.

I have also taugh in a Primary School(Hillrange School Enugu, a sister school of Whitesands School, Lekki) for one year. And I have been giving private lessons to children in elementary classes.

My unique method of imparting knowledge in my students makes them develop a rare yearning for learning and to have excellence as a culture, during and even after my contact with them. I bring realistic approach to learning. I make learning fun and interesting.

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Education

  • B.ENG Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

    Nov 2009 - Aug 2014

    University of Nigeria Nsukka

Experience

  • Mathematics/Basic Science Teacher

    Sep 2017 - Aug 2018

    Hillrange School Enugu

    Took the students on General Mathematics and Basic Science; wrote lesson notes; coordinated Science Projects; gave evaluation tasks/drills/projects. Solved a lot of past questions on mathematics and quantitative to help prepare the pupils for their external examinations. We also did a lot of mental arithmetic/mathematics exercises. I also taught some other subjects to my class, Primary One, where I was functioning as the Class Teacher.

  • Physics Teacher

    Jan 2017 - Apr 2017

    Uwani Secondary School, Enugu

    Took the SS2 and SS3 on Physics classes; taught the students theoretical and practical Physics; prepared students for WAEC/NECO Examinations.

  • Mathematics

    Jan 2016 - Feb 2016

    Grace Filled Academy

    Taught five (5) classes Mathematics (JSS1-SS2); wrote lesson plans; gave the students evaluation exercises; and prepared them for their internal and external examinations.

  • ICT Manager’s Assistant

    Feb 2016 - Sep 2016

    Nigerian Breweries Plc

     Assisted in solving hardware and software problems.  Rectified Network line breakage and other Network faults.  Took part in the company’s bulletin production; coordinated the activities of the e-room.  Assisted workers in doing their routine online tasks/surveys

  • Internship

    Apr 2013 - Oct 2013

    Scientific Equipment Development Institute –Enugu

     Worked in the Metallurgical and Materials R and D section.  Trained in the Mechanical Maintenance Section.  Trained in the Machine Shop Section. • Operated the Milling, Lathe, Grinding and Engraving machines. • Produced prototypes of spur gear, Lathe Machine cutting tools, tapered shapes, etc. Engraved names using the engraving machine.  Machine Building Section • Learnt arc welding; welded metal parts; produced different designs of bottle cork opener