Ijemaru J.

Science Tutor

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Enthusiastic Science Teacher

I love science a lot and I have many ways of remembering things and little tricks that have helped me along the way that I enjoy sharing with students. My education combined with experience tutoring in these fields allows me to see where students are getting stuck and help them move forward. Overall, working closely with others to help achieve success is what makes the whole process so rewarding!

About

I am fun and lively, and am particularly good at motivating students who are having trouble concentrating or getting on with a subject. I am happy to tailor lessons precisely to what the student and parent require, and of course am more than willing to offer additional support via email or telephone outside of lessons.

It is a privilege to get to work with so many engaging and unique young people. It is my job to find an approach and structure to best facilitate each individual student's growth.

Sometimes a child needs a little help to catch up or at other times wants to drive on past their peers and excel. Perhaps there is a learning or behavioral problem, or perhaps there is no problem at all. I think the first thing to do is: respect the student, to take them in and to listen to them. Then it is a simple case of giving them what they need. Maybe Mathematics needs to be more fun, maybe the student needs the space and time to understand, maybe they need practice or maybe they just need some structure.

I enjoy getting to know my students and weaving their personal interests into my lessons so as to engage them.

Humour and frequent praise cannot be overemphasized and as such they are indispensable tools as well as clearly articulated learning outcomes and high expectations. My lessons often use a list of 'success criteria', 'model answers' and self and teacher evaluation of strengths and weaknesses.

I also try to encourage reflection and independent thought through targeted questioning.

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Education

  • B.Sc Public Administration and Local Government

    Nov 2011 - Aug 2015

    Nnamdi Azikiwe University

  • M.Sc Education And English Language

    Aug 2019 - Present

    Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

Experience

  • Class and Subject Teacher

    May 2017 - Present

    Figil High School

    Teaching the students the assigned subject, preparation of results and administering assessment, general discipline of students

  • Enthusiastic Teacher

    May 2018 - Present

    Prepclass Home Tutors

    I know that students succeed when their learning goals are not abstract or dictated by someone else but are personally meaningful. That is why I take time to really get to know my students so that I can put their learning into this context. I also believe that students learn best when they can see the real-world application of their knowledge and skills and when they are encouraged to aspire to the highest standards. For this reason, my education and professional background are a huge asset to me as a tutor. As an experienced classroom teacher, I have a thorough understanding of the assessment requirements for public examinations, and I know exactly what it takes to succeed.

  • English Teacher

    Sep 2018 - Present

    Royal Star comprehensive college

    •Ensured that students learnt proper grammar, writing and reading by creating lesson plans designed to help students acquire the necessary skills in these areas •Assigned essays and homework to student. •Helping pupils improve their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills via individual and group sessions.

  • English Teacher

    Sep 2018 - Present

    Royal Star Comprehensive College

    •Evaluating a students’ class work and assignments. •Preparing classroom and coursework materials, homework assignments, and handouts. •Recording and maintaining accurate student attendance records and grades. •Develop lesson plans, adapt curriculum to meet individual student needs, and utilize effective teaching techniques in translating lesson plans into productive student learning experiences which best utilize the time available for instruction. •Developing English lesson plans in line with the National Curriculum. •Maintaining discipline in class.

  • English Teacher

    Apr 2017 - Sep 2018

    Figil College Lagos

    •Evaluating a students’ class work and assignments. •Preparing classroom and coursework materials, homework assignments, and handouts. •Recording and maintaining accurate student attendance records and grades. •Develop lesson plans, adapt curriculum to meet individual student needs, and utilize effective teaching techniques in translating lesson plans into productive student learning experiences which best utilize the time available for instruction. •Developing English lesson plans in line with the National Curriculum. •Maintaining discipline in class.

  • English Teacher

    Apr 2016 - Apr 2017

    Rehoboth Model Academy

    •Evaluating a students’ class work and assignments. •Preparing classroom and coursework materials, homework assignments, and handouts. •Recording and maintaining accurate student attendance records and grades. •Develop lesson plans, adapt curriculum to meet individual student needs, and utilize effective teaching techniques in translating lesson plans into productive student learning experiences which best utilize the time available for instruction. •Developing English lesson plans in line with the National Curriculum. •Maintaining discipline in class.

  • English Teacher

    Jan 2013 - Aug 2015

    Community Secondary school umuahia

    Prepared lessons and graded students.