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Application Status: Approved
Visa Status: Not Known

Teacher Details:


Name: Natalie
Teacher ID: 7144
Nationality: British
Have you lived or worked overseas before?: Yes

Placement Preferences


Available Date: 1st September 2019
Travel Plans: I am travelling alone
Location Preferences: No preference

Education


Highest Qualification: BSc
Degree Subject: Biological Science
University / Institution: Exeter
Grade: 2.1
Do you have a TEFL certificate: No
Details of TEFL certificate:
Were you educated in your native country?: Yes
Education comments:

Work Experience

Position


Job title: NCS TEAM LEADER
Employer: BCHA
Date of employment: 2016-2019 (July and August)
Summary of role:

As team leader I am responsible for a group of 17 year olds for the 1 month NCS process. It is my responsibility to guide them through the course, including the outward bound at the beginning and the community action project at the end. Whilst I am with the young people they are under my care, meaning I am in charge of them legally but also from a leader perspective where it is my job to make sure they have the support they need to complete the course.

Position


Job title: Lifeguard
Employer: Camp Kweebec
Date of employment: June 2018-August 2018
Summary of role:

My main role at camp was lifeguarding, within which I was responsible for teaching swimming, driving the jetski, and making sure the pools/lakes were clean, as well as guarding. Whilst not on lifeguard duty I was placed with the youngest bunk (7-9 years old), where I was with them at all times, and responsible for their wellbeing as well as helping with things like getting them to bed, brushing hair, reading stories etc.

Position


Job title: Barista
Employer: Costa Coffee
Date of employment: December 2015-June 2016
Summary of role:

As a barista in a busy coffee chain my roles included making coffee, preparing food, taking orders, cleaning the cafe, washing dishes, and interacting with customers.

Supporting Information:

Why do you want to teach overseas?:

Teaching for me is one of the most rewarding jobs you can have. Most of my jobs that I have had are teaching or coaching, and they joy I get from teaching people, be it Chemistry for GCSEs, or kayaking to improve peoples chances of making it onto a team, and seeing them progress is incomparable to anything else. Furthermore, having lived and worked in other countries than my own (UK) I know that I want to experience what the rest world has to offer, and teaching abroad is the perfect way to combine this with my love of teaching.

Why are you a suitable candidate for teaching overseas?:

The majority of my jobs have been teaching, including tutoring for science and maths, swimming, kayaking, and climbing. This along with my Level 5 TEFL certificate I believe have given me the skills to succesfully teach english abroad. I believe that my communication and my ability to explain things in different ways until the student is able to understand it is what will make me a suitable candidate teaching overseas. I personally feel that I am quite confident and self-assured, and tend not to get stressed about things. Whilst moving across the globe is never easy, I think that these traits will help with this process. In 2018 I went to the USA by myself, and without a phone. Whilst sometimes nerve-wracking this experience in particular showed me that I have the ability to move to a new country where I know no-one, make friends, settle down, and succesfully teach children of a different nationality to myself.

Additional information:

I am the Training Secretary and Ladies Canoe Polo captain for my University Canoe Cub. I chose these jobs because they were the ones that allowed me to be in the water coaching and training up our members, something I knew I would enjoy. I have spent the last two and a bit years hosting training sessions three times a week for all skill levels, both one to one and group, and I believe that this, whilst not an academic area, has given me the skills needed such as appropriate skill grading and managing a group to teach english classes.
I have also tutored girls in my school one a one to one basis in Maths, Biology, and Chemistry. I particularly enjoyed teaching small groups; getting to properly know the students and work regularly with them enabled me to plan lessons suited specifically to them, and getting feedback from their teachers telling me that their grades had improved and they were caught up with the rest of the class was one of the most rewarding moments I have had.

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applicant Photo

Application Status: Approved
Visa Status: Not Known

Teacher Details:


Name: Natalie
Teacher ID: 7144
Nationality: British
Have you lived or worked overseas before?: Yes

Placement Preferences


Available Date: 1st September 2019
Travel Plans: I am travelling alone
Location Preferences: No preference

Education


Highest Qualification: BSc
Degree Subject: Biological Science
University / Institution: Exeter
Grade: 2.1
Do you have a TEFL certificate: No
Details of TEFL certificate:
Were you educated in your native country?: Yes
Education comments:

Work Experience

Position


Job title: NCS TEAM LEADER
Employer: BCHA
Date of employment: 2016-2019 (July and August)
Summary of role:

As team leader I am responsible for a group of 17 year olds for the 1 month NCS process. It is my responsibility to guide them through the course, including the outward bound at the beginning and the community action project at the end. Whilst I am with the young people they are under my care, meaning I am in charge of them legally but also from a leader perspective where it is my job to make sure they have the support they need to complete the course.

Position


Job title: Lifeguard
Employer: Camp Kweebec
Date of employment: June 2018-August 2018
Summary of role:

My main role at camp was lifeguarding, within which I was responsible for teaching swimming, driving the jetski, and making sure the pools/lakes were clean, as well as guarding. Whilst not on lifeguard duty I was placed with the youngest bunk (7-9 years old), where I was with them at all times, and responsible for their wellbeing as well as helping with things like getting them to bed, brushing hair, reading stories etc.

Position


Job title: Barista
Employer: Costa Coffee
Date of employment: December 2015-June 2016
Summary of role:

As a barista in a busy coffee chain my roles included making coffee, preparing food, taking orders, cleaning the cafe, washing dishes, and interacting with customers.

Supporting Information:

Why do you want to teach overseas?:

Teaching for me is one of the most rewarding jobs you can have. Most of my jobs that I have had are teaching or coaching, and they joy I get from teaching people, be it Chemistry for GCSEs, or kayaking to improve peoples chances of making it onto a team, and seeing them progress is incomparable to anything else. Furthermore, having lived and worked in other countries than my own (UK) I know that I want to experience what the rest world has to offer, and teaching abroad is the perfect way to combine this with my love of teaching.

Why are you a suitable candidate for teaching overseas?:

The majority of my jobs have been teaching, including tutoring for science and maths, swimming, kayaking, and climbing. This along with my Level 5 TEFL certificate I believe have given me the skills to succesfully teach english abroad. I believe that my communication and my ability to explain things in different ways until the student is able to understand it is what will make me a suitable candidate teaching overseas. I personally feel that I am quite confident and self-assured, and tend not to get stressed about things. Whilst moving across the globe is never easy, I think that these traits will help with this process. In 2018 I went to the USA by myself, and without a phone. Whilst sometimes nerve-wracking this experience in particular showed me that I have the ability to move to a new country where I know no-one, make friends, settle down, and succesfully teach children of a different nationality to myself.

Additional information:

I am the Training Secretary and Ladies Canoe Polo captain for my University Canoe Cub. I chose these jobs because they were the ones that allowed me to be in the water coaching and training up our members, something I knew I would enjoy. I have spent the last two and a bit years hosting training sessions three times a week for all skill levels, both one to one and group, and I believe that this, whilst not an academic area, has given me the skills needed such as appropriate skill grading and managing a group to teach english classes.
I have also tutored girls in my school one a one to one basis in Maths, Biology, and Chemistry. I particularly enjoyed teaching small groups; getting to properly know the students and work regularly with them enabled me to plan lessons suited specifically to them, and getting feedback from their teachers telling me that their grades had improved and they were caught up with the rest of the class was one of the most rewarding moments I have had.