Oliver Smith

Oliver Smith

Work History

Work History
Apr 2011 - Present

Online English Teacher

Myngle

As an online teacher I deliver high quality, online, business language training for people who need convenient and effective learning. Using the Myngle online classroom I deliver classes to students from all over the world. 

Mar 2011 - Present

Online English Teacher

English Town

As an online teacher for English Town (the online section of EF) I deliver group lessons to students from all over the world. 

Sep 2010 - Present

English Teacher

EF

My work with EF has involved dealing exclusively with business clients. I have designed and delivered several 15 week courses based on improving people's general business English as well as their skills in presentation, conversation and negotiation. 

May 2011 - Present

Online English Teacher

GainEnglish

Teaching English one-to-one lessons online.

Apr 2011 - Jun 2011

English Teacher

The Modern English School
  • Teaching English to learners of all ages.
  • PET exam preparation
Aug 2010 - Mar 2011

English Language Tutor

Berlitz

Whllst at Berlitz, one of the largest language trainers in the world, I taught business English to many different students as well as helping people with exam preparation. 

I followed a strict and well structured curriculum set out based on the learner's needs and goals.

Feb 2010 - Mar 2011

Head teacher of English

English 4 Kids

- Head teacher of a company who teach English to young children.

- Responsible for teaching and leading team meetings.

Sep 2010 - Mar 2011

Special Needs Learning Support

ISGR

- Helping a young learner with Asperger's syndrome

- Planning and delivering lessons based on special needs requirements 

May 2007 - Aug 2007

English Teacher

The Rutland School of English

- Delivering group lessons to mixed nationality classes

- Delivering one-to-one business English lessons

Sep 2003 - Jan 2007

Youth Worker/Teaching Assistant/part-time tutor

KCC

- Teaching teenagers a wide variety of subjects

- Organizing events

- Facilitating ‘at risk’ students in their studies 

- Delivering out-reach sessions in schools across the local area

Oct 2005 - Aug 2006

Centre Manager

KCC

- Line managing staff team and working with wider service 

- General running of Youth Centre and delivering Youth Work sessions 

Education

Education
Sep 2006 - Jul 2010

BA English and American Literature

University of Kent (UKC)

- 4 year degree program with a year abroad

- Focus on literature written in England and American but also studied Spanish, Irish, Native American and Aboriginal Canadian literature.

- BA thesis on utopian literature and intentional communities. 

Sep 2009 - Dec 2009

TEFL

i-to-i

- 40 hour on-line TEFL course 

- Specialist 20 hour course in English Grammar