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Work History

FEB 2009PRESENT

Director of Studies/Academic Manager/Trainer

EF Education First - Hangzhou

▪ Responsible for the academic management of a private language training school and personal/professional development of its foreign and local teaching/sales/service staff

▪ Needs analysis, design, creation and delivery of teacher training workshops and feedback systems

▪ Providing induction, coaching, mentoring and performance appraisals of all teaching staff

▪ Organisation and leading of weekly staff meetings for effective communication of management decisions and school operational requirements

▪ Young learner(3-6 years old)(7-10)/teenage (11-15)(16-18) class teaching and associated paperwork

JAN 2008FEB 2009

Senior Teacher

EF English First - Hangzhou, China

▪ Ongoing support of all teachers and sharing of ideas/activities for teaching

▪ Responsible for the creation/indexing/filing of supplementary materials in a shared repository[hard/digital]

▪ Delivery of teacher training workshops and mentoring of new/less experienced teachers

▪ Provision of demo lessons for prospective student and their parents

▪ Young learner class teaching and associated paperwork

JAN 2004OCT 2008

Foreign English Teacher

EF English First - Hangzhou, China - Changchun, China

▪ Day to day teaching and administration of up to 20 real hours of class teaching

▪ Delivery of oral placement tests to enter student into the correct class level

▪ Delivery of classes for external marketing events

MAR 2001FEB 2004

Software Engineer

Randox Laboratories - Crumlin, Northern Ireland

 ▪ Responsible for the software lifecycle of bespoke pharmaceutical clean room software

▪ Team-working with physicists, chemists, biochemists and technicians to specify the software requirements and test the software in its natural environment

▪ Creation of necessary software lifecycle documentation and presentation/explanation of information to managers from other departments

Education

19992000

UUJ
19941999

Queens University Belfast Northern Ireland
19981999

M.Sc

Queens University Belfast Northern Ireland
19941998

B.Sc

Queens University Belfast Northern Ireland