Work History

Work History
Sep 2009 - Present

Nursery Assistant and Substitute Teacher

European School Bergen

I currently work in the English section of the Nursey School at the European School in Bergen.

My main duties are to support the teacher in class, work with small groups of children in order to provide exposure to the English and German language and to do project work (crafts, literacy work, etc.)

I also do substitute teaching  in the Primary section when needed and compatible with my timetable in the Nursery.

Since September 2009, I have also been supporting the Nursery and Primary School secretary in the administration section.

Jul 2000 - Present

Owner / Manager

Oxford School for English

The Oxford School for English is a private language school in Germany which my husband and I own together.

I used to run the school and also taught lessons there and in companies from July 2000  to August 2009.

Lessons offered at our school range from private tuition of pupils and adults to Business English, and English in companies as well as online tuition. I have extensive experience in all areas.

Currently, the school is run by a manager and my husband oversees things from Holland.

Sep 1997 - Jun 2000

Substitute Teacher

Educational Recruiting Agencies

I worked as a substitute teacher for German and French in Primary and Secondary Schools throughout Manchester. It often happended that additional subjects needed to be covered as well. I have extensive experience in substitute teaching and have taught the following subjects during these years in Manchester:

German, French, Maths, Drama, RE, PE, Art, Geography, Science and History.

Oct 1996 - May 1997

German Language Assistant

Eccles College and Wentworth Highschool

I worked as a German Language Assistant in the above-mentioned schools.

At Eccles College I was responsible for preparing students aged 16-19 for their oral exams of their Advanced Level German Course. At Wentworth Highschool I prepared studens (14-16) for their German GCSEs.

A reference can be provided.

Sep 1991 - Sep 1996

Secondary Teacher of English and Science

Private Secondary School Zwettl

I worked as a teacher and class teacher in the above-mentioned school and primarliy taught English and Science. Additional subjects taught there are: German, French, Art, Geography, Typing and Creative Crafts.

I was a class teacher for four years, took part in numerous teacher training seminars (also in England) and decided to teach in England in order to widen my horizon.

A reference can be provided

Education

Education
Sep 1988 - Jun 1991

Secondary School Teacher for Engish and Science

Teacher's Training Academy
Sep 1983 - Jun 1988

A-Level Examination

Höhere Lehranstalt für Wirtschaftliche Berufe

Skills

Skills

Working in an international environment

Due to my work experience in several countries and my marriage to an American citizen, I have been able to acquire professional language skills as well as the ability to work in an international environment with people of all ages and all sorts of backgrounds. I am very personable, have extensive experience with people of different language levels, cultural backgrounds and learning needs. In short, I am a very well-rounded and highly experienced teacher who is enthusiastic about teaching and supporting people with their learning process.

Interest

Languages, Travel, Cultures, Creative Writing (published a children's book in 1997), Literature