Work History

Work History
Nov 2013 - Present

English Teacher

FoxStudy
Jun 2012 - Sep 2013

TV Journalist

Reuters International News Agency, Warsaw 

I was employed on a freelancing basis producing various news stories in and around Poland. My duties involved shooting, scripting, editing and assisting the Senior Producer when necessary, and required using ingenuity, being creative and managing time effectively.

Apr 2009 - May 2012

English Teacher/Marketing Assistant

Queens Academic Group, Auckland, New Zealand 

Primarily as a teacher of English to speakers of other languages, I helped develop and deliver course material in a timely manner. I was also responsible for the integration and appraisal of new and existing students while assisting in the promotion of the school to the European, South American and Asian markets. Consequently, the school continued to grow in spite of the economic crisis and the 2011 Christchurch earthquake.

Sep 2008 - Dec 2008

Language course design and facilitator

GEOS Language schools, Wellington, New Zealand 

The principle requirement of the role was to develop and implement a pronunciation course template which would later be used by future teachers and was achieved successfully.

Sep 2004 - May 2008

English Teacher

Various language schools, Hanoi, Vietnam, Jakarta, Indonesia, and Warsaw 

As a means to experience a variety of cultures, languages and peoples, I worked as an English Teacher to speakers of other languages. Various roles included the deliverance of course material as well as participating in social events and activities associated with these schools.

Feb 2004 - May 2004

Sales Coordinator 

MMG Marketing Group, Bristol, UK 

A temporary position which required liaising with existing customers of Capital One’s credit card division in addition to selling various services such as payment protection.

Sep 2001 - Sep 2002

Compliance Manager 

British Telecommunications (BT), London region, UK 

As part of my degree I worked as a Compliance Manager for the largest telecommunications organisation in the UK. The role required the writing of reports, analysis of compliance awareness in BT and the extensive liaison with management and customers of BT.

Education

Education
Sep 2000 - Jun 2003

 BA (Hons) Marketing – 2:1

The University of Derby, UK 
Sep 1998 - Jun 2000

HND Business Management

The University of Derby, UK

Skills

Skills

Language

As a native speaker and English Teacher, I have an excellent grasp of the English language

Working independently and in a team

my experience has required me to use initiative and to work and communicate with customers

Language

Spanish, learned after eight months living in Madrid, Spain 

Creativity

As a writer I have written articles which required an excellent imagination and as a teacher the ability to think ‘outside the box’ when planning and delivering lessons.

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