Ben A.

Home tutor in Municipal Area Council, Abuja

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An experienced teacher

My approach to tutoring is always to tackle fundamentals first, with the aim of developing confidence and basic skills. I have a friendly and approachable style to my teaching, as I feel a key aim of private tuition v.s. classroom teaching is a more relaxed environment in which the student should feel empowered to as many questions as they need and approach lessons as a discussion not a lecture.


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Levels Taught: Nursery, Lower Primary, Upper Primary, Junior Secondary, Exams

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I have over 10 years worth of experience as a full time teacher.

I have attended professional workshops and seminars such as Jolly Phonics, Grammar, 21st Century Teaching etc.


I welcome the focus on the individual learner that is a central feature of tutoring, and very much enjoy engaging in the lively dialogue and individualized feedback that enables tutees to grow in confidence as learners. I bring enthusiasm and energy to my tutoring.


I think the most important quality in any tutor is patience. My first step is to perform an assessment of the student; this, along with a comparison of the student's academic goals, forms the basis of our lesson plan. I listen closely to the family's goals in order to tailor my approach specifically to that student.


Thanks to my work as a school teacher, my approach to tutoring is also informed, where relevant, by a sound understanding of the assessment requirements for public examinations and school entrance examinations.

Experience
  • English language teacher
    Apr 2008 - Present

    Abuja Int'l Academy.

    I teach English Language, Literature and Phonics I assessed my students to discover their strengths and weaknesses I adapt my lesson plans to suit the tutees learning style I ensure that the recommended curriculum is being used whilst teaching my students I assign homeworks, tasks after lessons have been completed I conduct revision of lessons before examination or tests begin.

  • Teacher
    May 2016 - Present

    Gifted Educational Ventures

    I assessed my students to discover their strengths and weaknesses I adapt my lesson plans to suit the tutees learning style I ensure that the recommended curriculum is being used whilst teaching my students I assign homework tasks after lessons have been completed I conduct revision of lessons before examination or tests begin.

Education
  • BA Education And English Language
    Nov 2011 - Sep 2016

    Nasarawa State University