Adetokunbo S.

Senior Secondary School Chemistry Tutor

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Diligent Chemistry Tutor

 Over the years of my teaching Chemistry, i have discovered that interaction and discussion between the student and teacher are prerequisites to a successful tutorial. I do not make my chemistry classes like a lecture, rather an opportunity to inform and consolidate understanding through active engagement in a topic. Having worked with lots of students, i have come to notice that often the basic knowledge of how to answer a question is present but the student lacks the skills to confidently perform this in an examination scenario. My approach thus encourages critical investigation into a topic resulting in more complete understanding of the taught topic.

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About

My name is Adetokunbo, a graduate of Cell Biology and Genetics from the University of Lagos. I hold a Master's degree in Cell Biology and Genetics and i am currently undergoing my PhD program at the University of Lagos.


For over ten (10) years i have successfully taught Secondary School Students Biology and Chemistry, and have prepared students for WAEC and JAMB who performed outstandingly.

My personal teaching philosophy combines academic excellence with cultural appreciation. That is, I not only to teach my students the ‘ins and outs’ of their academic curriculum, but also go beyond this expectation.


Each student is different, and I make sure to tailor my teaching to the specific needs of the individual. With my students I like to create an interesting learning environment.I also believe every student is capable of performing to the best of their ability so I push my students to achieve high grades.


I adopt a very patient, process-based approach to tutoring. I create an enjoyable and positive environment which facilitates learning and results. My end - goal is to instill my students with skills that will not only assist them in a particular subject, but with their entire - learning process.


I am a strong believer that through hard - work, focus and the right attitude, a lot can be achieved.


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Education

  • Phd. Cell Biology & Genetics

    Oct 2014 - Present

    University of Lagos

  • M.Sc Cell Biology & Genetics

    Oct 2011 - Oct 2013

    University of Lagos

  • B.Sc Cell Biology & Genetics

    Oct 2005 - Nov 2009

    University of Lagos

Experience

  • Experienced Biology and Chemistry Tutor

    Jun 2017 - Present

    Experienced Tutor Prepclass ng Ltd

    When teaching, I Work with students to improve their skills in the subject to be taught by preparing a detailed lesson plan before class, explicitly expressing the goal for the class and the materials needed along with the time frame. During the class, I evaluate the students' progress and discuss the results and make corrections where necessary. Then give practice questions as well as homework to ensure what has been taught remains fresh in the memory before the next class.

  • Science/Biology (A-Level) Tutor

    Jun 2016 - Present

    Key Learning Solution,

    a. Theoretical teaching multivariate aspects of science. b. Organizing debates around scientific theories. c. Software and data practical class demonstration. d. Application of student’s intended course of study to current social problems. e. Organizing hands-on training for gap students.

  • Biology SAT II (A-Level) Preparatory Tutor

    May 2016 - Present

    American Pathway Programme, Oxbridge Tutorial College.

    a. Teaching SAT biology (E) ecology and (M) molecular classes. b. Organizing practical sessions. c. Teaching with College Board syllabus and targeting score 600 across pupils. d. Organizing practice tests for students.

  • WAEC-BIOLOGY: GCE e-marker/ WASSCE Examiner

    Dec 2014 - Present

    The West African Examinations Council

    a. Mark over 1000 scripts with online within set time frame b. Mark and submit the May/June scripts of more than 300 scripts in a record time of 1 week. c. Syllabus and marking guide review

  • Senior School Certificate (Biology) Examination- Examiner

    Jul 2019 - Present

    National Examinations Council

    a. Mark and submit the June/July scripts of more than 260 scripts in a record time of 1 week. b. Syllabus and marking guide review

  • Biology-Chemistry Teacher/Student Admission Officer

    Feb 2011 - Oct 2011

    Livingstone College.

    a. Taught biology and chemistry for senior secondary school students. b. Organized laboratory practical’s classes in biology and chemistry. c. Prepared students for junior and senior certificate external examinations. d. Taught basic science for junior secondary school students. e. Conducted admission entrance examinations for new pupils.