Gerald Ndlovu Pragmatic Mathematics Tutor
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Being the former deputy team leader for my country(Zimbabwe) in the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) makes me the most ideal candidate when it comes to teaching mathematics.
In 2013, I was directly involved in the setting up of the mathematics club competitions which inturn motivated students to participate in mathematical Olympiad. In the very same year, I trained the winners of the Zimbabwe mathematics Olympiad.
In 2015, I co-founded e-sikolo which is an African Mathematics electronic learning interactive portal. I am proud to say I was top of my class throughout secondary and higher school, finishing the best A-Level student in my province.
I am an ambitious, adaptable and detail oriented professional looking to leverage 5 years of mathematical related experience to help students at all levels of education solve numerical and computational problems. My academic background includes a Bachelor of Commerce Honors degree in Actuarial Science and a Master of Science in Financial Engineering. Professional experience includes actuarial consulting and software development in the field of quantitative finance.
I am a proven self motivator and pragmatic communicator who works well independently and in team-oriented environments. I am a natural, enthusiastic teacher who helps students to solve numerical problems in the most pragmatic and efficient manner.
Lastly and most importantly, My teaching style is student oriented, I teach students to think independently. With regards to mathematics, I help pupils to deal with exam type and real life problems using elite problem solving techniques.
All things should be as simple as possible but not simpler.
Maths (Grade 8-Diploma)
Mathematical Olympiad (Grade 5-Grade 11)
Mathematical finance (Diploma-Masters (Postgraduate))
Physics (Grade 8-A levels)
Actuarial Maths (Diploma-Bachelors (Undergraduate))
Actuarial Science (Bachelors (Undergraduate))
Financial derivatives (Beginner-Expert)
Financial Mathematics (Diploma-Masters (Postgraduate))
Linux Server Administration (Beginner-Intermediate)
(Feb, 2012 - Dec, 2016) at Ministry of Education,Zimbabwe
mber 2012 - December 2016
● Prepared and delivered Advanced Level Mathematics lessons
● Analysed and evaluated the performance of students using
● Acted as the Head of the Mathematics department
● Served and the Deputy Team Leader for Zimbabwe in the International
Junior Actuarial Consultant
(Sep, 2009 - Dec, 2010) at African Actuarial Consultants
Assisted in data modelling process in preparation for actuarial
● Analysed financial reports of various pension schemes to determine
the risk factors affecting the fund
● Performed scenario models on MS Excel
● Prepared monthly client portfolio evaluation reports
● Coded the office job timer in Visual Basic 6.0
PHD in Financial Mathematics (Jan, 2019 - now) from University of Manchester
Master of Science in Financial Engineering (Jun, 2016 - Nov, 2018) from National University of Science and Technology- scored Merit
Honors Degree in Actuarial Science (B Com) (Jul, 2007 - Sep, 2011) from National University of Science and Technology- scored 64%
Higher Secondary (Jan, 2005 - Nov, 2006) from ZGSCE Advanced Level- scored 80%
Secondary (Jan, 2001 - Nov, 2004) from ZGSCE Ordinary Level- scored 70%
Transport fees are not included, however I am flexible within 10km.First lesson free!