Esther S.

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Esther S.

English Language , SAT English

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

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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. 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.

I have had experience with a huge range of different abilities and needs. I love the challenge of finding and understanding exactly how each child works and have a vast bank of tutoring resources and teaching aids to help each individual learn to the best of their ability. I consider myself patient and creative and always focus on helping each child build up their confidence and enjoyment in learning throughout my sessions.

I try and get to know the strengths and weaknesses of a student first. Then we will work together on how to improve the weaknesses and consolidate the strengths. This includes:

Working on essay structures - simple formats that allow a point to be made clearly and effectively

Working on creative writing - often building confidence that their story is worth telling, and the tools with which to do so.

Experience
  • Class Teacher
    Apr 2011 - Aug 2015

    The Manger Caregivers Private School

    I taught students in Primary 6. I taught them with the aid of a detailed lesson plan which was set in accordance with the school's curriculum. I prepared the for their common entrance examination and their transition into secondary school. I gave them tests, assignments and class activities to ascertain how much they were able to understand the topics/subjects taught to them.

  • Subject Teacher (English Language)
    Aug 2015 - Jul 2017

    Lobam School

    I taught English Language to students in JSS1 and 2. I taught them with the aid of a detailed lesson plan. In teaching English Language, I ensure I incorporate all of the aspects. These aspects include: Creative Writing, Lexis and Structure, Comprehension, Reading, etc. This is to ensure the students are thoroughly grounded in the subject.

  • Subject Teacher (English Language)
    Feb 2018 - Present

    Monidams School

    I teach English Language to students in Basic 4 and 6, JSS 1 and 2. I do this with the aid of a lesson plan which I create on a weekly basis. I am currently preparing the Primary 6 class for their Common Entrance Examination and transition int secondary school. I encourage them to read texts out loud during my sessions with them. This is to inculcate the habit of reading in them.

Education
  • Economics
    Jan 2004 - Jul 2017

    Adeniran Ogunsanya college of education

  • Economics
    Jun 2012 - Jan 2017

    Adeniran College of Education - Lagos