Oshinaike M.

Social Studies Tutor

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Excellent Social Studies Teacher

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.

About

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.

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Education

  • B.Tech Primary Education Studies

    Sep 2017 - Present

    Federal College of Education. Akoka.

Experience

  • Nursery Coordinator and Preschool Teacher

    Sep 2018 - Present

    Reeds Schools

    1. Maintained personnel records and student enrollment information. 2. Assign tasks, lead staff meetings and organizes special events for the children and their families. 3. Provided orientation and training for new staff regarding the operational procedures and policies of the program. 4. Maintained a positive environment and daily interactions with children, families, and visitors. 5. Provided support and training in developmentally appropriate practices to staff in the areas of classroom management and guidance, curriculum, parent-school relations and child development. 6. Organized and implemented play-based curriculum which emphasizes attention to individual interests, needs and the developmental level for children ages 2-5 years old. 7. Used electronic and social media to communicate with current and prospective families. 8. Modeled professional conduct to staff. 9. Worked as a classroom teacher during summer sessions to children age 2-11 years.

  • Preschool Teacher

    Oct 2012 - Sep 2016

    Penuel House Schools

    1. Responsible for the planning, preparation and implementation of daily lessons and activities, for children aged 3 to 5. 2. Worked to create a nurturing environment to meet the emotional, social, physical and cognitive needs of each child in the class. 3. Ensured that the classroom environment is arranged in accordance with program goals and philosophy. 4. Maintained open communication with parents to follow the progress of their child through daily personal interaction, parent/teacher conferences. 5. Chosen to lead the school's extra curricular programs and implement an end of the year funfair for the children.

  • Preschool Teacher

    Oct 2016 - Sep 2017

    Holbrook Schools

    1. Developed and implemented weekly lesson plans to support all areas of learning. 2.Created a learning environment that is cohesive for social and emotional development. 3. Promoted health and safety awareness. 4. Upheld the Montessori learning method. 5.Incorporated tracing and cutting exercises to support fine motor skills 6. Conducted biannual progress reports to track children's improvement.