Summary

Experienced, engaging and enthusiastic English teacher with 10 years of teaching experience in a variety of subjects (English, Chemistry, Biology and Physics) delivered in both English and Dutch. Well-travelled and a native speaker of three languages who has prior industrial experience in biotechnology, microbiology, cell biology and molecular science.

Education

  • 1st Class Degree in Bachelor of Arts: English Language and Linguistics, University of Brighton (United Kingdom).
  • CELTA Certificate (Cambridge English Language Teacher for Adults), St Giles Brighton.
  • Bachelor of Arts: TESOL. University of Applied Sciences Amsterdam, (transferred to Brighton).
  • TESOL Certificate (Teaching English as a Second Language to Juniors): English Language Teaching, The TEFL Academy.
  • Associate of Arts: Fine Art, Art Academy of Harlem.
  • Associate of Science: Biochemistry.

Work History

EF International Language School – Sydney, Australia

Role: Senior English Teacher Dates: July 2018 - October 2019

EF International Language School - Eastbourne, UK

Role: English Teacher Dates: September 2015 - June 2018

  • Emphasised critical thinking through small and large group activities.
  • Exam Preparation Cambridge Advanced in English (CAE).
  • Teaching Science.
  • Teaching English at various levels (A1-C2).
  • Created monthly academic status reports based on in-depth student evaluations.
  • Collaborated with teachers and department heads to meet monthly and yearly education goals.
  • Developed and taught a curriculum to improve students’ conversational abilities.
  • Designed Seasonal programmes emphasising vocabulary, pronunciation and reading comprehension.
  • Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate student progress.
  • Improved instruction methods using a variety of assessment tools and strategies.
  • Attended workshops to learn about student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Taught lessons in various Secondary schools in Sweden as Teacher on The Road. Reference: Nigel Warwick. Position: Director of studies. Phone number: +447419330519

Berger Scholen Gemeenschap - Bergen, The Netherlands

Role: English Teacher Dates: September 2014 - July 2015

  • Preparing and delivering lessons, lesson plans and monthly status reports.
  • Teaching English (B2 Level).
  • Receiving feedback for each lesson to improve my teaching skills.
  • Preparing students for their annual debates.
  • English Literature.

European School of Bergen – Bergen, The Netherlands

Role: English Teacher (Placement) Dates: September 2014 - March 2015

  • Exam Preparation First Certificate in English (FCE).
  • English Literature.

Teaching Abroad

  • Foundation La Boquilla, Colombia, 2015. English Teacher at a Secondary School.
  • Foundation Pachung, Bali, 2013. English Teacher at a Primary School.
  • Foundation Amauta, Argentina and Peru, 2012. English teacher and Basketball Coach.

Other Experience

  • Science Teacher/ Science Laboratory Technician (September 2009 - September 2014)
  • Molecular Research Analyst (March 2002 - July 2009)