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Application Status: Approved
Visa Status: Not Known

Teacher Details:


Name: Anna
Teacher ID: 10156
Nationality: Irish
Have you lived or worked overseas before?: Yes

Placement Preferences


Available Date: 1st September 2020
Travel Plans: I am travelling alone
Location Preferences: No preference

Education


Highest Qualification: MA
Degree Subject: Poetry
University / Institution: Queen’s University Belfast
Grade: First Class Distinction
Do you have a TEFL certificate: No
Details of TEFL certificate:
Were you educated in your native country?: Yes
Education comments:

In my BA English with Creative Writing I achieved First Class Honours, then went on to achieve a First Class Distinction in my MA Poetry, both from Queen’s University Belfast.

Work Experience

Position


Job title: Sixth Form Study Supervisor
Employer: Ashfield Girl’s High School
Date of employment: January 2020 – present
Summary of role:

I am responsible for managing the Senior School Study department, supervising and motivating students, tutoring individuals and groups in English Literature/Language, creating an optimal study environment, monitoring their progression and supporting them academically as well as in a pastoral care capacity.

Position


Job title: Customer Service Agent
Employer: Lyric Theatre Belfast
Date of employment: January 2020 – present
Summary of role:

I am responsible for welcoming and hosting audiences of all backgrounds, delivering excellent levels of customer service to ensure optimal customer experience, responding promptly to customer enquiries, resolving issues, handling cash, supervising and supporting international and school groups.

Position


Job title: English Mentor
Employer: Assumption Grammar School Ballynahinch
Date of employment: September 2019 – January 2020
Summary of role:

I was responsible for producing and teaching comprehensive lesson plans tailored for GCSE Level English Literature and English Language students, organising and carrying out revision and exam preparation classes, in particular working with Special Education Needs learners and learners struggling with the subject, monitoring their individual progress and ensuring major academic improvements.

Position


Job title: Leisure Attendant
Employer: Down, Newry and Mourne District Council
Date of employment: June 2019 – September 2020
Summary of role:

I was responsible for supervising and ensuring the safety and enjoyment of children and young people using park facilities such as Boating, Tennis, Golf and Go-Karting, compiling daily reports, managing reservations, dealing with enquiries, performing First Aid, and providing excellent customer service.

Position


Job title: Freelance Transcriber
Employer: Auscript UK
Date of employment: August 2019 – present
Summary of role:

I transcribe documents, ensuring high levels of accuracy and strictly follow data protection guidelines, utilising my excellent listening ability and effective IT skills.

Position


Job title: Residential Assistant
Employer: Queen’s University Accommodation
Date of employment: September 2016 – June 2019
Summary of role:

I was responsible for optimising the student experience, with a particular focus on international students, through co-ordinating social events, hosting drop-in services, visiting students in need, scheduling meetings, as well as working in an administrative role compiling detailed weekly reports using Word programmes, liaising with staff and students through excellent online and face-to-face communication, to ensure the holistic wellbeing of students.

Position


Job title: Secretary, School’s Officer and Child Protection Officer
Employer: Sexpression NI
Date of employment: June 2016 – June 2017
Summary of role:

I was responsible for researching, planning, coordinating and teaching comprehensive RSE lesson plans across schools in Northern Ireland for students aged 11-18, tailored to the individual school’s requirements. This role also required holding committee meetings, attending conferences, arranging fundraising events, compiling detailed reports, developing new teaching materials, compiling and distributing materials, and facilitating the teaching of new volunteers.

Position


Job title: English Tutor
Employer: Freelance
Date of employment: September 2016 – May 2018
Summary of role:

I was responsible for developing detailed individual lesson plans with school-aged pupils and foreign nationals, arranging lessons, monitoring pupil progress, researching teaching materials, managing appointments, and conducting digital lessons.

Position


Job title: Swim Teacher and Lifeguard
Employer: Eden Village Camp
Date of employment: June 2016 – September 2016
Summary of role:

I was responsible for planning and coordinating both physical and theory lessons for young people aged 7-17 , monitoring their progress and providing individual focus and attention to ensure students achieved their full potential, as well as ensuring their safety and maximum enjoyment. I also was responsible for arranging and managing pool games and Swim Club leisure activities, carrying out daily safety checks and reports, cleaning, and performing First Aid.

Position


Job title: Activities Leader
Employer: Girl Guides UK
Date of employment: August 2014 – September 2016
Summary of role:

I was responsible for being an enthusiastic role model organising and leading activities (including arts and crafts, music, sport, drama and writing activities) for girls aged 6-9, looking out for their safety, learning and enjoyment, communicating with parents and senior management, and completing detailed reports.

Supporting Information:

Why do you want to teach overseas?:

I have a great desire to foster and nurture a deep appreciation and understanding of the English language in students studying English as a foreign language. I have ample experience teaching English to young people of various ages and backgrounds in my home country, and I feel I am well prepared to effectively and enthusiastically teach overseas, where I will further develop and put to use my love of diversity, open-mindedness and active learning. I look forward to educating, energizing and empowering students in their learning, an experience which is sure to be a unique and rewarding opportunity for both myself and my students.

Why are you a suitable candidate for teaching overseas?:

I believe my dynamic portfolio of experiences working with and teaching young people from a wide range of backgrounds, ages and levels of ability stands me in great stead for teaching overseas. I believe I have the credentials, enthusiasm and work ethic to effectively deliver an English Language curriculum, as I am dedicated to continuing my work with English Language students, helping them reach their full potential through a positive, motivating classroom experience. Through my time working in schools, I have gained exposure to a range of teaching methods, assessment styles and student writing processes, and I aspire to put into practice my strongly held educational values. I am keen to continue to guide students with my holistic, determined support, encouraging their development of an academic identity and helping them to achieve high grades.

Additional information:

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applicant Photo

Application Status: Approved
Visa Status: Not Known

Teacher Details:


Name: Anna
Teacher ID: 10156
Nationality: Irish
Have you lived or worked overseas before?: Yes

Placement Preferences


Available Date: 1st September 2020
Travel Plans: I am travelling alone
Location Preferences: No preference

Education


Highest Qualification: MA
Degree Subject: Poetry
University / Institution: Queen’s University Belfast
Grade: First Class Distinction
Do you have a TEFL certificate: No
Details of TEFL certificate:
Were you educated in your native country?: Yes
Education comments:

In my BA English with Creative Writing I achieved First Class Honours, then went on to achieve a First Class Distinction in my MA Poetry, both from Queen’s University Belfast.

Work Experience

Position


Job title: Sixth Form Study Supervisor
Employer: Ashfield Girl’s High School
Date of employment: January 2020 – present
Summary of role:

I am responsible for managing the Senior School Study department, supervising and motivating students, tutoring individuals and groups in English Literature/Language, creating an optimal study environment, monitoring their progression and supporting them academically as well as in a pastoral care capacity.

Position


Job title: Customer Service Agent
Employer: Lyric Theatre Belfast
Date of employment: January 2020 – present
Summary of role:

I am responsible for welcoming and hosting audiences of all backgrounds, delivering excellent levels of customer service to ensure optimal customer experience, responding promptly to customer enquiries, resolving issues, handling cash, supervising and supporting international and school groups.

Position


Job title: English Mentor
Employer: Assumption Grammar School Ballynahinch
Date of employment: September 2019 – January 2020
Summary of role:

I was responsible for producing and teaching comprehensive lesson plans tailored for GCSE Level English Literature and English Language students, organising and carrying out revision and exam preparation classes, in particular working with Special Education Needs learners and learners struggling with the subject, monitoring their individual progress and ensuring major academic improvements.

Position


Job title: Leisure Attendant
Employer: Down, Newry and Mourne District Council
Date of employment: June 2019 – September 2020
Summary of role:

I was responsible for supervising and ensuring the safety and enjoyment of children and young people using park facilities such as Boating, Tennis, Golf and Go-Karting, compiling daily reports, managing reservations, dealing with enquiries, performing First Aid, and providing excellent customer service.

Position


Job title: Freelance Transcriber
Employer: Auscript UK
Date of employment: August 2019 – present
Summary of role:

I transcribe documents, ensuring high levels of accuracy and strictly follow data protection guidelines, utilising my excellent listening ability and effective IT skills.

Position


Job title: Residential Assistant
Employer: Queen’s University Accommodation
Date of employment: September 2016 – June 2019
Summary of role:

I was responsible for optimising the student experience, with a particular focus on international students, through co-ordinating social events, hosting drop-in services, visiting students in need, scheduling meetings, as well as working in an administrative role compiling detailed weekly reports using Word programmes, liaising with staff and students through excellent online and face-to-face communication, to ensure the holistic wellbeing of students.

Position


Job title: Secretary, School’s Officer and Child Protection Officer
Employer: Sexpression NI
Date of employment: June 2016 – June 2017
Summary of role:

I was responsible for researching, planning, coordinating and teaching comprehensive RSE lesson plans across schools in Northern Ireland for students aged 11-18, tailored to the individual school’s requirements. This role also required holding committee meetings, attending conferences, arranging fundraising events, compiling detailed reports, developing new teaching materials, compiling and distributing materials, and facilitating the teaching of new volunteers.

Position


Job title: English Tutor
Employer: Freelance
Date of employment: September 2016 – May 2018
Summary of role:

I was responsible for developing detailed individual lesson plans with school-aged pupils and foreign nationals, arranging lessons, monitoring pupil progress, researching teaching materials, managing appointments, and conducting digital lessons.

Position


Job title: Swim Teacher and Lifeguard
Employer: Eden Village Camp
Date of employment: June 2016 – September 2016
Summary of role:

I was responsible for planning and coordinating both physical and theory lessons for young people aged 7-17 , monitoring their progress and providing individual focus and attention to ensure students achieved their full potential, as well as ensuring their safety and maximum enjoyment. I also was responsible for arranging and managing pool games and Swim Club leisure activities, carrying out daily safety checks and reports, cleaning, and performing First Aid.

Position


Job title: Activities Leader
Employer: Girl Guides UK
Date of employment: August 2014 – September 2016
Summary of role:

I was responsible for being an enthusiastic role model organising and leading activities (including arts and crafts, music, sport, drama and writing activities) for girls aged 6-9, looking out for their safety, learning and enjoyment, communicating with parents and senior management, and completing detailed reports.

Supporting Information:

Why do you want to teach overseas?:

I have a great desire to foster and nurture a deep appreciation and understanding of the English language in students studying English as a foreign language. I have ample experience teaching English to young people of various ages and backgrounds in my home country, and I feel I am well prepared to effectively and enthusiastically teach overseas, where I will further develop and put to use my love of diversity, open-mindedness and active learning. I look forward to educating, energizing and empowering students in their learning, an experience which is sure to be a unique and rewarding opportunity for both myself and my students.

Why are you a suitable candidate for teaching overseas?:

I believe my dynamic portfolio of experiences working with and teaching young people from a wide range of backgrounds, ages and levels of ability stands me in great stead for teaching overseas. I believe I have the credentials, enthusiasm and work ethic to effectively deliver an English Language curriculum, as I am dedicated to continuing my work with English Language students, helping them reach their full potential through a positive, motivating classroom experience. Through my time working in schools, I have gained exposure to a range of teaching methods, assessment styles and student writing processes, and I aspire to put into practice my strongly held educational values. I am keen to continue to guide students with my holistic, determined support, encouraging their development of an academic identity and helping them to achieve high grades.

Additional information: