Experienced Language Teaching Professional with strong dedication to the total development of children, teenagers and adults. Qualified with over 8 years experience in teaching meaningful curriculum plans.
Taught EFL to instruct and integrate students from underprivileged municipalities. Developed after-school programs for students in need of extra help by teaching engaging lessons on relatable themes to promote students' interest. Recruited teachers, selected materials, resources and textbooks, tested/placed students in the appropriate level, and assessed individual needs. Kept track of students progress, and worked closely with elementary and secondary schools to meet academic requirements.
Increased students' exam grades by 25% through private tutoring and special attention. Consistently received positive teacher evaluations and built relations with people of all ages, especially young adults.
Taught ESOL and assessed English Functional Skills Level 2 in FE for the NCFE to allow students to apply for university, or improve their career. Currently teaching regular and intensive ESOL courses to adults, and Austrian teenagers, from beginners to upper-intermediate levels to at least ten different nationalities (1:1, groups). Currently in charge of creating schemes of work for 10/20 week courses, meeting deadlines, planning, writing and editing lesson plans, observing peers, and assisting/guiding less experienced colleagues in planning lessons. Giving placement tests to determine students level and needs.
Seeking to experience new working environments that lead to further knowledge, better skills and an improved carrier. Passionate traveller, very communicative, understanding and tolerating, excited to share intercultural experiences and meaningful knowledge. Keen achiever of required objectives, good team-worker thriving when working in multicultural environments, with positive and optimistic approach to activities, people and events. Understanding of the audience needs, with an innate ability to persuade and influence others: comfortable with oral presentations and public speaking; used to communicate ideas to justify position. Able to work with men, women and children from diverse backgrounds. Innate ability to instruct and motivate, often generating innovative ideas and solutions by identifying appropriate resources. Flexible in learning and thinking with an ability to take risks and overcoming obstacles and barriers. Actively participate as a member of a team, contributing to the group effort.
Efficient user of basic applications such as word processing, data base, spreadsheet, electronic presentations, capturing and editing multimedia (images, audio and video), graphic design and layout, diagramming, web navigation, project management, note taking etc. Active user of asynchronous and synchronous electronic communication (email, chat, video conference, wiki, and image editing ). access to use information and services via internet, taking into account issues of privacy and security in the use of computers. Use of various media and networks to keep informed on fields of interest. Disposed to lifelong learning.