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Tadiwanashe D - Tutor in Vorna Valley

My name is Tadiwanashe (but you may call me Tiwa or Tadi) and I am a 27 year old female working as an Environmental Scientist. I am super passionate about the environment, hence my career choice. My highest qualification is a Master of Science in Environmental Science from the University of the Witwatersrand. I am also passionate about learning and sharing knowledge which is why I have been teaching and tutoring for 5 years across various disciplines. My favourite subjects to tutor include Geography / Environmental Studies, English, Life Orientation, Natural Science, Social Science and Study Skills. I am a kind, friendly, well-spoken and adaptable lady that focuses on highlighting students' strengths while also advancing their weaknesses. Moreover, I am patient and always happy to speak through concepts to the satisfaction and comfort of my students. In addition I promote a good working relationship with students through an open door policy ensuring that they are comfortable to ask questions and express themselves.

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Teaching places

My Home, Students Home, Public Place, and Online

Travelling distance

Tadiwanashe will travel 15km from Vorna Valley, Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa

Languages spoken

Tadiwanashe speaks English

Experience
2015-05-29 - 2020-11-30
Tutor / Teacher

I have tutored primary, secondary and tertiary students since 2015 to present. Subjects tutored include English (First and Second Language), Geography, Biology, Environmental Science and Health Science. I have also home schooled a high school student for English and Life Orientation. Syllabus: Independent Education Board and Department of Basic Education Assigned Tasks: Assist students with Geography, English, Life Orientation and Biology / Natural Science, preparation of homework and exercises, marking of exams and tests.

2016-02-01 - 2016-11-30
Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant at The University of the Witwatersrand for both Environmental Science and Health Science (First Year Students) Assigned Tasks: Lecture tutorials, assist with laboratory practicals, invigilation and marking of examinations and tests, marking practical assignments, maintaining laboratory etiquette.

Education
2016-02-01 - 2017-07-05
M.Sc. Environmental Science - University of Witwatersrand

A Master (M.Sc.) of Environmental Science

2015-02-02 - 2015-11-27
B.Sc. Honours Geography and Environmental Studies - University of Witwatersrand

A Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Geography and Environmental Studies

2012-02-06 - 2014-11-28
B.Sc. Environmental Science - Rhodes University

A Bachelor of Science Majoring in Environmental Science (with distinction) and Geography

Subjects taught
  • Natural Sciences

    As a registered candidate Natural Scientist with the South African Council for Natural Science Professions, I can confidently say that I am a great tutor for this subject. Having done Biology / Life Science until Grade 12 and Cell Biology at University level, I m able to provide guidance to students that may struggle with this subject.

    Tadiwanashe teaches Natural Sciences at Primary School level(s)

  • English

    In my Grade 12 year, I obtained a distinction for English and it has remained one of my favourite subjects to tutor. I have home schooled for English and it is a subject I have tutored students from Grade 3 up to Grade 12. My tutoring skills for this subject cut across English Language, Skills, Literature, Poetry, Grammar, Reading, Writing, Creative and Transactional Writing and Public Speaking. To expand on my English teaching skills, I will be starting with a Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) course this year.

    Tadiwanashe teaches English at High School and Primary School level(s)

  • Study Skills

    I am the best tutor for Study Skills because throughout my 5 years tutoring, I have been able to learn and identify different teaching styles. I promote that students identify and familiarise with the study style they relate to most, which is often guided by left or right brain traits. I explore these aspects and advise on the appropriate study skills and techniques for each student.

    Tadiwanashe teaches Study Skills at High School and Primary School level(s)

  • Environmental Science

    I am a great candidate for this subject because I am currently an Environmental Scientist and graduated with a first class (distinction) in this subject. Not only do I have advanced knowledge of this field in theory, but I am also able to provide guidance on a practical level as a practitioner. Environmental Science is my key passion and I love to share my knowledge on environmental aspects.

    Tadiwanashe teaches Environmental Science at High School, University/College, and Adult level(s)

  • Geography

    I would be the best tutor for Geography because it is the core element in my current career as an Environmental Scientist and I did this subject throughout University until Honours. I also matriculated with an exceptional Geography mark. My extended time doing Geography as a university subject and in my career has given me in-depth understanding of the subject as a whole. I am able to explain and breakdown concepts with ease in a manner that can be easily understood.

    Tadiwanashe teaches Geography at High School, Primary School, University/College, and Adult level(s)