- 1993-1997 - Royal Holloway, University of London
- BA in Combined Honours: French & History: 2:1
- 1985-1991 - Forest School, London, England
- 9 GCSE’s: Grade C and above
- 4 A-Levels: German C, French C, History C, General Studies B
- TEFL Course – TESOL (Universal Language Training – Trinity College London – 1997)
Employment History – EFL EXPERIENCE
Interlang & Windsor Idiomas, Madrid, Spain. September 2010 – February 2013
EFL Teacher (Freelance)
Part-time teaching of in-company classes, from senior management to C-level Directors of major businesses in Madrid. My clients included the Managing Directors, CEO’s and senior management at companies such as Colgate Palmolive, ADIF, Hisdesat, and Peugeot Citroen. I was teaching on average 25 hours a week and received excellent feedback from my employers and students.
Chalmore Language Academy , Madrid May 2010 – July 10
EFL Teacher & Project Manager (Contract Role)
Full-time teaching and project management role for this small and enterprising language academy. I took ownership of a very demanding telephone & workshop oriented EFL course for 40 Vodafone Espana senior PA & administrative employees. My duties involved devising the entire module’s content focusing on customer service issues and challenges, tailoring specific lessons plans and delivering them over the telephone and workshop presentations to groups of 6-8 students. I was responsible for the entire day to day project management of the course, in terms of teaching, presenting, operations, content creation, evaluating and report writing to Vodafone Global H.R.
OISE, London March 2010 – End April 10
EFL Teacher (part-time)
Part-time teaching of 1 to 1 lessons and mixed nationality & level classes. I taught on average 25 hours a week to senior level business students (Director level and above) and was also given an IELTS class to run as well as Quartorial project groups and social programmes.
David Game College (Notting Hill) &
Hampstead School of English October 09 – December 09
EFL TEACHER (part-time)
Part-time teaching of 1 to 1 lessons and mixed nationality & level classes. I taught on average 20 hours a week to senior business students and gained very positive feedback from all my classes.
Hampstead School of English July 2005 – September 2005
EFL Teacher (part-time)
Summer stop-gap work, teaching EFL classes in a professional English Language College in Finchley. I taught on average 15-20 hours a week for 2.5 months whilst searching for a new career. The classes were of mix age, nationality and ability from beginner level to advanced. I was also responsible for specialist courses and tasked with overseeing a number of one to one tuition programmes.
Schiller University - London August 2003 – January 2004
English Language Lecturer
Reponsibilities & Achievements:
I was responsible for the supervision of two classes as well as intensive one to one courses – (IELTS, FCE and general Business English). I worked on average 35 teaching hours a week and was also involved in organising student excursions to places of cultural interest.
Sydney International College: Jan 2000 – October 2000
I was responsible for the supervision of two classes, pre-intermediate and beginner. Classes numbered, on average 15 students, of mixed age and nationality. I taught on average 25 hours a week over a period of 8 months.