Olga Sobchenko

  • Eskişehir,  Turkey
Olga Sobchenko

Teacher of English

Work History

Work History
Nov 2014 - Jun 2015

Teacher of English

Private Samanyolu Ümit  Primary School, Turkey

Preparation of classroom activities and assignment appropriate to the students’ learning ability (grades 1-4);

Encouraging students to develop their speaking, listening,  understanding and writing competencies;

Establishing effective classroom management practices;

Organising English Theatre performances;

Promoting creativity, innovation and the use of appropriate new technologies to achieve excellence.

Dec 2008 - Jul 2014

International Project Coordinator

Non-Govermental ORganisation Donetsk Youth Debate Centre, Ukraine 

General management of the international social and educational projects (project designing, leading, managing budget and maintaining statistical/financial reports);

Direct work with foreign volunteers (selection, logistic, administrative and task-related support, evaluation, motivation);

Educational trainings for EVS volunteers, mentors, Ukrainian youth - development of the trainings, conduction of trainings;

Facilitation of learning process (development of individual language programmes (Russian and Ukrainian languages), conducting language classes and Language Speaking Clubs, evaluation of language progress of foreign volunteers).

Jan 2009 - Mar 2013

Freelance Translator

Private Enterpreneur

Verbal and written translation from/to Polish-Russian-Ukrainian-English

Among clients:

Donetsk Regional Administration – Polish-Ukrainian translations of Congresses, Conferenses, etc

Delegation of Swedish Fund in Ukraine – English-Russian Translations

SALTO YOUTH EECA – translation of manual “Guide of Youth in Action Programme” 2012 – written English-Russian translation


Mar 2009 - Mar 2013

Teacher of Polish

Foreign Language School "VAVILON", Ukraine

Planning and preparing effective teaching modules and lessons for students of different age (teens, adults) and levels (complete beginner – advanced);

Preparing and setting tests, examination papers, and exercises;

Marking and providing appropriate feedback on oral and written work;

Designing, writing and producing new materials, including audio and visual resources;
Group teaching and teaching on a one-to-one basis.

Jan 2007 - Dec 2007

Assistant of Project Manager

Centre of Youth Cooperation and Mobility, Poland

General management of social and educational projects (fundraising, planning, conduction of events, evaluation, reporting);

PR of the organisation;
Conduction of educational trainings, workshops, debate tournaments, international exchanges, round tables, conferences, etc;

Development of educational materials – books, manuals, leaflets, posters

Sep 2001 - Dec 2004

Group Leader of Educational Circle for Children

Centre of Creativity, Ukraine

Leading the group of children 6-15 years old

Planning activities and workshops to help children to manage their spare time


2000 - 2006

Master Degree

Donetsk National University

Master in Philology, Teacher of  Ukrainian Language and Literature

Fields covered: 

- Ukrainian Language and Literature

- Russian Language and Literature

- English Language and Literature

- Polish Language and Literature

- Education and Training (Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects)

- Philosophy and Theology (Knowledge of different philosophical systems and religions. This includes their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and their impact on human culture)




Organizational culture





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