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July 2017Present

Studying BA in English and Religious Studies through UNISA.

Creston College

Matriculated with Bachelor’s Degree Pass  in the subjects Dramatic Arts, English Home Language, Pure Maths, Life Sciences, Geography, Afrikaans and Life Orientation. Distinctions in Life Sciences and Dramatic Arts, and B symbols in the subjects Life Orientation, Geography and English.
Online TEFL certified (150 Hour Masterclass).

Work History


English Tutor, private classes

Assisting students with expanding vocabulary, grammar and confidence  in the English language online. Maintaining and updating  the Facebook page:
Voluntarily leading conversational English classes in private and group environments in India, Thailand and Vietnam. Teaching children English at Meraki House Skills Development Centre in Vietnam, leading Grammar classes at the LIT Centre in India. 


English Expert


Assisting students with any queries regarding literature, grammar, essays and general concerns with the  English language.


Yoga Instructor

Private classes

Leading private classes in asana (postures) and pranayama (breath control).



Baraset Barn

Helping the manageress host; topping up water, wine and champagne;  hosting and entertaining various functions, including: wedding parties, business meetings, birthday and anniversary celebrations and bachelorette parties.

Serving a large variety of beverages,  with a selection of over 100 different bottles of wine.



Taste Perthshire

Baking various pastries and delicacies

Pouring, making and serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages; working in a solo position.

Conversing with customers in a friendly manner,   creating a pleasant atmosphere, taking orders, running food, clearing plates.

2010 2013

Part-time Salesperson

South African Breweries; Ola Ice-Cream; Randsavers

Approaching and informing customers about the special, sale item or sample and then proceeding to encourage and negotiate with the customer to purchase the sale item.
Selling over £100 of the promotional product within the first hour of promoting.


Childcare experience

Happy Kids, Babysitter, Volunteer

Volunteering at a local nursery, babysitting and visiting orphanages.


Friendly people skills

Customer service orientated professions - creating a vibrant atmosphere
Several drama workshops building on these skills and increasing confidence and innovation

Efficient communication skills
Written and verbal
Sustenance and endurance
Experience with working overtime/irregular hours/double shifts
Experience with rude individuals - resolving a situation in a calm and tolerant manner

Six meditational retreats 

Computer literate
International Computing Driving Licence
Effective problem-solving skills

Amesa Mathematics final round qualifier

Co-operation within a team

Successfully building and creating a stable company foundation through teamwork


TEFL Certification

Global TEFL

Teaching English as a Foreign Language, with practice teaching voluntarily.

200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Alliance

One month intensive course, with practice leading asana, meditation and pranayama classes.

International Computer Driving Licence

Passed all modules with over 75% first time.

Hibiscus Coast Rotary

Over 70 hours of service to the local community.

EXTRAS: Deep Tissue Massage (1 week) and Thai Massage (1 day) courses. Thai cooking course (1 day). Five Meditation retreats and one Yoga course (Ranging from 7 days - 1 month each). Mandala painting class. Acrobatics Workshop. Drama workshop.


Ervin Aydin
Owner, +447376190201

Shen Keen
Worked as a babysitter to Dylan Glynn. +44 7446 32131

Sian Maxwell

Sales Representative, Jatema Distributors. +27 8269 58776

Dhanraj Mahar
English student, +91 87558 51230

Lisa Van Wyk

Yoga student, +27 7168 38727

Trip advisor:

  • "Nicky looked after us in the dining room and she was really attentive and helpful." - Miranda M

  • "Service was friendly and flawless for which our thanks to Nicky in particular." - VCR29