Employment

Senior English Teacher
Seadragon Education | Shenzhen, China | August 2018 to March 2020

Planned and taught Oral English lessons to over 600 children per week across multiple grades.

Curriculum taught: Biff, Chip & Kipper, Go Phonics & My Own Curriculum

  • Created and implemented lesson plans focused on the three key principles: improving oral fluency, pronunciation and enunciation.
  • Collaborated with other English teachers taking the lead on Oral English.
  • Held several open classes for teachers, parents and guardians. Most recent open class was attended by over 100 parents.
  • Taught at two schools in the Nanshan district: Longzhu School (Grades 1, 2, 3 & 4) & Chiwan School (Grades 2, 3 & 4).
  • Assisted new foreign teachers to settling into Shenzhen, often accompanying teachers on hospital and clinic visits, accommodation registration visits, obtaining mobile SIM cards and more translating where required.
  • Taught elementary Mandarin Chinese in collaboration with the main Chinese teacher to foreigner teachers focusing on Oral practice.
English Teacher
CIPTC | Shenzhen, China | August 2017 to July 2018

Planned and taught Oral English lessons to over 500 children per week across multiple grades.

Curriculum taught: Education Bureau Issued Textbooks & My Own Curriculum

  • Created and implemented lesson plans from the education-bureau issued textbook.
  • Taught at two schools, one in the Futian district and the other in the Louhu district: Zhongfu Futian Primary School (Grades 3, 5 & 6) and Shenzhen Middle School (Grade 7).
  • Take part in school activities including Teacher’s Day, Children’s Day, Dragon-Boat festival, Qingming festival, and Christmas.
Training Support Coordinator (North West England)
BESA Training | London, England | January 2017 to March 2017

Represented BESA Training at meetings with education institutions, including Heads of Department, lecturers, employers and apprentices across North-West England.

Restaurant Shift Manager
Papa John’s Pizza | Accrington, England | August 2016 to November 2016

Assisted the Store Manager in the opening of two new stores, Burnley & Accrington. Trained new staff in company policies and procedures taking full responsibility for the Accrington store. Duties included: Opening and closing the store, preparing meals, managing staff including recruitment. Line managed 3 staff on a daily basis with accountability for 10 staff including kitchen staff and delivery drivers.

Qualifications Consultant & Adviser
Self-Employed | Burnley, England | January 2013 to Date

Offer qualification advice to a variety of clients aged 16 and over with a specialist knowledge of vocational, technical and professional qualifications.

Centre Support Manager promoted to Qualifications Manager
EBMA | Cambridge, England | June 2012 to April 2013

Responsible for EBMA’s qualification portfolio including qualification management and administration, document review and line management of Chief examiner, Paper writers & External verifiers. Additionally responsible for centre approval, monitoring and review, health and safety and daily management of the office.

Student Teacher
Blackburn College | Blackburn, England | September 2011 to June 2012

As part of the teacher training course, I taught for 150 hours over the course. Taught students on Level 2 and 3 business courses including modules covering Promotion and branding in retail, Human resource management, Recruitment and selection, Project management, Financial and management accounting and Marketing.

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