I make use of simple creative strategies when engaging young kids, mostly early years to age 7. I love to talk, sing, read related picture books, carry out projects, & play games when introducing new concepts. I love the outdoor, too!
In the past 20 years, I have worked as a class teacher, school administrator, head of school and consultant. On a regular basis, I host webinars on education. I develop resources to make my lessons fun for kids! My focus is on science, math and reading skills.
* Certified Nursing Assistant.
August 2019 – Till date
I work with clients in their private homes to assist and necessary support with their daily living activities according to the planned schedule provided.
The PreSkool Box - a picture book subscription series for Nigerians.
'This Is Me' social studies workbook series for Nigerian preschools
* Chief Learning Officer
Reach2Teach Consult LTD, Lagos. Nigeria & Massachusetts. USA
May 2012 - Till date
I run a private consulting agency that serves the peculiar educational needs of families, schools and individual educators.
I homeschooled some kids.
I host families in private home tutoring (online and in-person).
I train classroom teachers and school management staff.
I authored more than six books, including a social studies workbook series for Nigerian private schools.
I order and ship sets of picture books for private homes and schools in need.
Family Access, Newton, MA.
November 2017 – August 2018
I spent a day each week in one of the 4-year old preschoolers’ classrooms and assisted the teachers with managing the children in and outside the classroom.
I helped to observe the children as they played in and outside the classroom. I assisted with cleaning up the room after lunch.
I helped with creating bulletin board displays and read books with the children.
I had plenty of fun.
* Head of Preschool
Caleb Group of Schools - Lagos, Nigeria
August 2015 to August 2017
As Head of Preschool, I was in charge of more than 300 preschoolers and 30 teaching staff. (It was a very large school with more than 2,500 students as a whole. There were 3 campuses.)
• I developed new learning schemes for the whole preschool.
• I created new sets of worksheets for the preschoolers on all areas of learning.
• I managed continuous professional development training workshops for the staff
• I led my team in various marketing events to reach new clients.
• I was an active part of a management team that planned budgets and activities for the different whole school events each year.
• I prepared weekly reports for the school board.
• I created social media platforms for the Preschool
* Head of Creche & Preschool
Lara Day School - Lagos, Nigeria
August 2013 to July 2015
I supervised a team of 12 teachers and about 85 preschoolers including toddlers at a large private school for ages 18months to 11year-olds.
• I monitored the teaching & Learning processes in the preschool classes, each day.
• I created necessary reporting documents for the Creche.
• I anchored training sessions every two weeks for the staff.
• I prepared weekly reports to present at management meeting with the School Director.
• I ensured that data for standardized tests and accompanying reports were properly keyed in with the aid of available computing systems.
• I participated actively in all the whole school event.
* Sectional Leader
Straitgate School - Lagos, Nigeria
October 1998 to July 2009
I started off as a classroom teacher but moved up to become a Sectional Leader. My roles included
• supervising the Nursery section;
• representing the Nursery section at management meetings;
• preparing lists of needs/requisitions every year;
• monitoring the progress of both staff and preschoolers.
• I was also a Secretary of the Parents Teacher Association (PTA) at the school.
She is very hardworking and kind. What I respect about her the most is the emphasis she places on discipline and integrity. I am honored to have been one of her students.
Stella is a very creative and innovative teacher. She is really experienced and has a beautiful way of helping her students understand the subject being taught. It was a wonderful experience learning with her.
I'm writing to recommend Stella as a trust worthy tutor because I worked with her few years ago in Caleb International school Lagos Nigeria. She was the Head teacher of the School. She's so vast in reaching, very hands on, highly intelligent, very reliable, a dedicated educator with positive attitude. She's a delight to work with positive attitude. Highly diligent and very friendly with students, pupils and her subordinates. So vast in teaching.
Stella and I once worked in an educational institution in Nigeria.
She is a very talented professional and will always do a great job.
I recommend Stella cos I know the stuff she's made of. She will always deliver exceptionally.
Stella is a great teacher. She has taught me and many of my colleagues how to improve on our writing skills.
I will rate excellent any day anytime
Miss Stella taught me in elementary, and I always looked forward to her classes, you never knew what to expect, always lit up the classroom!
I'm recommending her because she is highly intelligent, creative and hardworking.
.I have known Stella for a pretty while now and from the very beginning to date her diligence, attention to details, hard work, strive for excellence, persistence in goal getting, etc has not diminished. Stella reads. Various topics from various authors which helps to broaden her outlook indeed, a workaholic bookworm of sorts. Yet, she is fun to be with and empathetic too.
I will recommend her any day anytime because I know she will give her topnotch
I have known Stella for about 4 years now and have had the privilege of being part of her online training sessions. She is an awesome teacher who is dedicated to ensuring that students benefit from her trainings. I am particularly fascinated by how much effort she puts into creating her study materials and the amount of information she is able to impact within a session. I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a diligent tutor.
Ma'am Stella is a great teacher that harnesses the knowledge in children and adults alike. With her many years in the education sector, she has great experience and expertise in this regard. She is also calm, warm and teaches with love. You won't regret your time with her.
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