Amanda-3465

Status
Application status: 
Accepted Offer
Visa Status: 
In progress
Teacher Details
Gender: 
Female
Age: 
26
Nationality: 
British
Dual Nationality: 
Italian
Have you lived or worked overseas before?: 
Yes
Details of previous overseas experience: 
I studied abroad for a year in Italy in 2010-2011. I also held a few translating jobs while I was there as well as working in the hospitality industry.
Placement Preferences
Available Date: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Travel Plans: 
I am travelling alone
Travel Plan Details: 
I am currently traveling in South Africa. I completed my TEFL course in November 2016 and have always wanted to teach in South Korea.
Location Preferences: 
City
Town
Coastal
Education
Highest Qualification: 
BA
Degree Subject: 
Italian language and literature
University / Institution: 
University of Leeds
Do you have a TEFL certificate: 
Yes
Details of TEFL certificate: 
120 hour online TEFL certificate
Were you educated in your native country?: 
Yes
Education comments: 
I have also gained a professional diploma in accounting.
Work Experience
Position 1
Job title: 
Accounts Payable
Dates of employment: 
July 2016-December 2016
Summary of role: 
Dealing with communicating with suppliers over email and by phone; Responsible for arranging payments; liasing with people across departments and external suppliers; managing my own workload.
Position 2
Job title: 
Holding Company Accountant
Dates of employment: 
June 2014- November 2016
Summary of role: 
Overseaing the financial reporting for 80+ companies and bringing them to Trial Balance level. Doing quarterly budgets and forecasts as well as half year and full year statutory accounts.
Position 3
Job title: 
Group Reporting Assistant
Dates of employment: 
November 2012- June 2014
Summary of role: 
PA to the Chief financial accountant taking phone calls and arranging meetings. Aiding in the Group Finance team by editing the year statutory accounts and other ad hoc tasks.
Supporting Information
Why do you want to teach overseas?: 
I have a passion for languages and although I strayed away from languages by working 4 years in finance after graduating I have always been a people person and a team player. Language is so important for communication and its even better when learning it is fun.
Why are you a suitable candidate for teaching overseas?: 
I have a wide experience with travel and getting out of my comfort zone. I love to be challenged and I enjoy meeting new people. I am a explorer and have wanted to live abroad again in a new country ever since I studied abroad in Italy in 2010-2011.