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Education

Jun 2015Present

120-hour TEFL Certification

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

BSc (Hons) Psychology

University of Plymouth
Sep 2010Jun 2012

3 A-Levels - Psychology, Biology and Chemistry

Coombe Sixth Form
Sep 2005Jun 2010

11 GCSEs including, English, Mathematics and Mandarin Chinese 

Nonsuch High School for Girls

Personal Profile

Enthusiastic, attentive and friendly individual committed in helping students reach their full potential by aiming to create a stimulating and supportive learning experience. Possess a real passion in making a difference to students lives, with a strong desire to make learning fun and enjoyable. 

Always strives towards achieving excellence in personal and academic achievements through a hard-working and driven ethic. Enjoys a challenge and is highly capable of working under pressure with excellent organisational and time management skills.

Relevant Experience

2015Present

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
2012Present

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
2011Present

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
2009Present

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

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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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