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Summary

I am a qualified primary school teacher currently looking for work in the Valencia area. In May I moved to Valencia from Glasgow (Scotland) with my partner. He is also working in the city and we are looking forward to getting to know this exciting new culture, area and way of life.

Work History

July 2016Present

Grade 2 Teacher  

American School of Valencia - Summer School

Working at the American School of Valencia summer school for the month of July. Teaching English to Grade 2 with a total immersion method - speaking English at all times. My role involves planning for all classes, teaching other classes for rotational activities, taking the class on field trips and ensuring pupils are learning English at an appropriate pace and level during the month.

Dec 2015May 2016

Supply Primary Teacher

Glasgow City Council

See below with regards to primary teaching role description and responsibilities. Specifically, supply teaching involves providing temporary teaching cover for primary aged children in a variety of school settings.

Nov 2014Dec 2015

Regional Fundraising Manager (community) - Scotland

Barnardo's

Managing and working with volunteers, individuals, community groups, schools, colleges, universities, local businesses and Barnardo's fundraising helper groups to maximise the voluntary income raised for Barnardo's children's services.

Aug 2014Oct 2014

Supply Primary Teacher

Glasgow City Council

See above

Aug 2013Jul 2014

Primary Teacher

The Moray Council

Planning and preparing courses and lessons. Teaching the pupils assigned to the class, according to their educational needs including the setting and marking of work to be carried out by the pupils in school and elsewhere. Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress and attainment of pupils.

Feb 2012Jun 2013

Childcarer

Supermums

Relief and personalised child care work for a range of individual and company establishments across the City of Edinburgh; nurseries, crèches, afterschool clubs, community centres and private clients.

Education

Sep 2009Jun 2013

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) Primary Education with Honours (2:1)

University of Edinburgh

Developed my teaching expertise and experience on several long term placements.

Additional Skills and Experience

I am confident with my ICT skills and proficient in Microsoft word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook. I can confidently use an interactive whiteboard and a variety of other educational programmes to assist in delivering the curriculum.

Voluntary experience:

  • Working with community arts groups providing for children with additional support needs
  • Working at a Romanian summer camp for underprivileged children
  • Teaching English to 30 children in rural Romania
  • President of a university society to raise funds and awareness for the global sanitation charity; WaterAid

Others describe me as caring, committed, highly organised and flexible. 

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