Mahmud Y.

Senior Secondary School Literature in English Tutor

Home tutor in Oyun, Kwara

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Friendly, energetic and highly skilled Tutor with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education as well as five years of experience tutoring students in many subject areas especially Government

I am a student-focused Literature in English language tutor with five years experience in helping traditional students develop stronger Language Arts skills and foreign language students develop English language reading, writing, and speaking skills. Highly skilled in leveraging TESOL methodologies, instructional technology, and differentiated learning techniques to help students comprehend and retain lecture objectives. Dedicated to enriching students lives through group and one-on-one tutoring, coaching, and mentoring.

My core qualifications include:

  1. TESOL Methodology
  2. Instructional Technology
  3. One-on-One tutoring
  4. Curriculum Development
  5. Differentiated Learning
  6. Coaching and Mentoring

Professional experience and achievements include:

  1. I tutored elementary to high school-age students in English Language and literature to help them better comprehend school lectures, learning objectives, or catch up with other students.
  2. I conducted educational assessments to identify educational needs, and developed individualized instructional and tutoring plans integrating curriculum objectives and aligning with state and Common Core learning standards.
  3. I utilized instructional technology such as iPads and learning software to help students learn and retain new information.
  4. I coached students to strengthen grammar, spelling, paragraph writing, creative writing, and essay writing skills.
  5. I shared instant feedback with students to motivate children to learn and verbally inform students of their progress.

 

About

I'm a second class honours (upper division)  graduate of Guidance and counseling at the University of Ilorin. I'm an enthusiastic and motivated individual with dynamic interpersonal and administrative strengths and a background in student support, advisement, and relations, I've  Successfully advised and counselled students from diverse cultural and geographic backgrounds to encourage academic / personal achievement and advancement while simultaneously tackling and overcoming emotional problems. With strong inner motivation and superior communication talents, I excelled at tutoring students in major subjects areas (English language, Civic Education, Literature, Economics and Government) as well as advising students on program / career selection, assisting those struggling with challenges at home or at school, and connecting effectively with a broad range of students. During my time as the school counselor, I've also provided individual and group counseling sessions to students ages 14-20 regarding career development, academic achievement, social behavior, and mental and physical health. I gained experience working with students with disabilities, as well as providing crisis counseling to students who have recently experienced a trauma. I successfully implemented programs to increase graduation rates as well as college application rates and Interacting regularly with parents, teachers, school staff, and other individuals relevant to each student to deliver ongoing updates and ensure “same-page” mentality on addressing student issues. I pride myself on my ability to strengthen relationships and decrease conflicts between peers through the introduction of anti-bullying, peer mentoring, and conflict resolution initiatives.

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Education

  • B.Ed Guidance and Counselling

    Sep 2013 - Oct 2017

    University of Ilorin

Experience

  • Guidance counselor and Teacher

    Feb 2018 - Dec 2018

    Rosa Mystica School

    Successfully facilitated learning in some major subjects like (English language, Civic Education and Government) as well as advised and counselled students from diverse cultural and geographic backgrounds to encourage academic / personal achievement and advancement while simultaneously tackling and overcoming emotional problems. With strong inner motivation and superior communication talents, I excelled at advising students on program / career selection, assisting those struggling with challenges at home or at school, and connecting effectively with a broad range of students. During my time as the school counselor, I also provided individual and group counseling sessions to students ages 14-20 regarding career development, academic achievement, social behavior, and mental and physical health. I gained experience working with students with disabilities, as well as providing crisis counseling to students who have recently experienced a trauma. I successfully implemented programs to increase graduation rates as well as college application rates and Interacting regularly with parents, teachers, school staff, and other individuals relevant to each student to deliver ongoing updates and ensure “same-page” mentality on addressing student issues. I pride myself on my ability to strengthen relationships and decrease conflicts between peers through the introduction of anti-bullying, peer mentoring, and conflict resolution initiatives.

  • Teacher

    Apr 2016 - Nov 2016

    Government day secondary school

    Successfully provided effective classroom management, creative lesson plans, detailed students evaluation and highly praised instructional delivery while facilitating learning in some major subjects like English language, Civic Education and Government

  • Guidance Counselor /Teacher

    Feb 2018 - Dec 2018

    Rosa Mystica School

    Successfully facilitated learning, advised and counselled students from diverse cultural and geographic backgrounds to encourage academic / personal achievement and advancement while simultaneously tackling and overcoming emotional problems. With strong inner motivation and superior communication talents, I excelled at advising students on program / career selection, assisting those struggling with challenges at home or at school, and connecting effectively with a broad range of students. During my time as the school counselor, I also provided individual and group counseling sessions to students ages 14-20 regarding career development, academic achievement, social behavior, and mental and physical health. I gained experience working with students with disabilities, as well as providing crisis counseling to students who have recently experienced a trauma. I successfully implemented programs to increase graduation rates as well as college application rates and Interacting regularly with parents, teachers, school staff, and other individuals relevant to each student to deliver ongoing updates and ensure “same-page” mentality on addressing student issues. I pride myself on my ability to strengthen relationships and decrease conflicts between peers through the introduction of anti-bullying, peer mentoring, and conflict resolution initiatives.