Work experience

Work experience
Apr 2011 - Present

Freelance Writer, Proofreader, Editor

Connect Write
Jul 2010 - Apr 2011

English Teacher

Chesterhouse International School

Responsibilities included:

·Teaching English Grade 8, 10 (IGCSE), 11 (IGCSE) and 12 (AS level)

·In charge of Grade 11 English (IGCSE)

·Head of the Student Representative Council (SRC) – help learners organise school   

          activities and events and teach them leadership skills

·Teach, set exams/tests, mark papers, examine learners

·Grade 10 Boys Tutor – pastoral as well as administrative role. Involved in community

          service, outreach and other activities throughout the year

·Extracurricular Involvement -English clinics during afternoons for learners who

          struggle with English and for second language speakers

·Member of the Proofreading Team

·Member of the Staff Reps Team

·Part of the Cultural Committee – help organize cultural events

·Organize English outings and tutor outings/teambuilding

Jan 2010 - May 2010

English and Life Orientation Teacher

Edgemead High School

English and Life Orientation educator at Edgemead High School. 5 Month contract whereby I replaced a teacher on maternity leave.

Jan 2007 - Nov 2009

Part-time English Studies Tutor and Mentor

Stellenbosch University

I worked part-time for three years as a tutor for the English Department at Stellenbosch University. I taught first year students short stories, poems, plays and novels.


Dec 2009 - Dec 2009

First Aid Course Level 1

Visser Nordsorg
Dec 2006 - Dec 2006

TEFL Certificate