Education

Education
Jun 2015 - Present

120-hour TEFL Certification

TEFL Org UK, Plymouth
  • Internationally accredited programme
  • 100 hours of coursework
  • 20 hours of classroom course
Sep 2012 - May 2015

BSc (Hons) Psychology

University of Plymouth
Sep 2010 - Jun 2012

3 A-Levels - Psychology, Biology and Chemistry

Coombe Sixth Form
Sep 2005 - Jun 2010

11 GCSEs including, English, Mathematics and Mandarin Chinese 

Nonsuch High School for Girls

Personal Profile

Relevant Experience

Work History
2015 - Present

Befriender

Alzheimer's Society; Plymouth
  • Managed unpredictable behaviour with tact and sensitivity
  • Liaised with the Befriending Manager on a regular basis
  • Complied with policies and procedures to ensure the safety of both myself and the person with dementia
  • Provided and maintained trust with the person with dementia
  • Significantly increase my awareness of the issues faced by people with Alzheimer's
2012 - Present

English language teaching assistant

KISSBUS English Camp; Guangzhou, China
  • Taught young learners and adult learners
  • Focused on improving pronunciation
  • Gave classes to small groups or one-to-one
  • Motivated students to engage in classroom activities to aid their learning
2011 - Present

Shop assistant

The Salvation Army; New Malden, Surrey
  • Served customers at the till
  • Responsible for planning, changing and maintaining the window display
  • Stock preparation including sorting and pricing items
2009 - Present

Home tutor

Sutton, Surrey
  • Prepared weekly lesson plans and goals to keep student up-to-date with schoolwork
  • Encouraged student to ask questions to improve confidence
  • Identified and responded to difficulties the student was having
  • Assisted student in the development of reading skills

Additional Informaiton

Skills

Interests

During my spare time, I enjoy spending time and socialising with my friends and family. I am also a very active person and enjoy many outdoor pursuits, including walking, cycling, and swimming. I have a keen interest in travelling and learning and experiencing different cultures having visited many countries including Hong Kong, Thailand and Amsterdam.

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