Social Studies Tutor
Social Science is a branch of study which deals with Human Beings – their behaviour, growth and development, relationships, resources they use and the various institutions they require to function and carry on their life smoothly. For example – family, school, workplace, government, judiciary, recreation clubs, etc. All these aspects of life are inter-related and interdependent on one another. So whether one wants to become a doctor or an engineer or a chartered accountant, an artist or a teacher, we all have to live in a society, interact with individuals belonging to different cultural and socio- economic backgrounds, adapt to various situations and circumstances, and also adhere to certain societal norms in order to lead a peaceful and productive life.
I endeavor to render an individual-based style of tutoring. It is geared around a recognition that ability, circumstances and character differ from student to student.
My approach and strategies may sometimes vary, but the constant in my tutoring is a sympathetic, calm but challenging manner. My tutoring process aims at instilling confidence, both in the subjects I am working on with a student, and also in their general educational and personal development.
The aim of my approach is not just to tick boxes on a syllabus or repair specific faults, though both are often necessary components of my work: I set out to not only teach my students but to also work with them.
My relationships with some of my teachers whilst I was at school, formed a significant role in my own personal development. I developed a rapport with my teachers and tutors, and this helped me to progress educationally, cultivate various skills and map out my future.
It is with a similar temperament that I approach one-to-one professional tutoring.
I have gathered teaching experience from several primary schools where I have taught on a part-time basis.
In recent years, my teaching techniques have proven to create active participation and notable progress in the performance of my students.
B.Tech Primary Education Studies
Sep 2017 - Present
Federal College of Education. Akoka.
Nursery Coordinator and Preschool Teacher
Sep 2018 - Present
Developed Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and testing methods for students and tutored struggling students reach age-level averages in Literacy and Numeracy. Conducted employee performance reviews on the Assistant Teacher. Encouraging parental involvement through newsletters, projects, literacy events, trips and shows.
Oct 2012 - Sep 2016
Penuel House Schools
Taught lessons encompassing a range of skill-building activities for speaking, writing, reading and listening. Conducted small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs. Ongoing workshops in teacher education. Some of the classes include collecting data, setting limits, differentiated learning, reading strategies.
Oct 2016 - Sep 2017
Maintained open communication with parents to follow the progress of their child through daily personal interactions and parent/teacher conferences. Prepared and implemented unique and personally developed lessons to classrooms averaging 15 students between 4 and 5 years old. Completed ongoing staff training sessions.