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Application Status: Approved
Visa Status: Not Known

Teacher Details:


Name: Emma
Teacher ID: 9250
Nationality: British
Have you lived or worked overseas before?: No

Placement Preferences


Available Date: 1st April 2020
Travel Plans: I am travelling with a partner
Location Preferences: No preference

Education


Highest Qualification: PgDip
Degree Subject: Qualification in Career Guidance
University / Institution: University of South Wales
Grade: 2:1
Do you have a TEFL certificate: Yes
Details of TEFL certificate:

The TEFL Org, Edinburgh
TEFL Certificate, 120 Hours August 2019 – January 2020
20 hours classroom training
30 hours grammar and language awareness
20 hours video and observation
50 hours online courses including teaching young learners and Business English

Were you educated in your native country?: Yes
Education comments:

Work Experience

Position


Job title: Restaurant Manager
Employer: The Ebrington Arms
Date of employment: September 2019 – present
Summary of role:

Employed as part of a live-in management couple with partner who managed the daily running of the bar. Responsible for management of the restaurant, responsibilities included: staff rotas, training, all Health & Safety including COSHH, budgeting and liaising with all other departments.

Position


Job title: Learner Review and Guidance Manager
Employer: Buttercups Training Ltd
Date of employment: December 2017 – September 2019
Summary of role:

• Managed a cohort of 160 Level 2 and Level 3 Apprentices (aged 16- 18) for leading Pharmaceutical Training Provider through completing regular progress reviews throughout their Apprenticeship and providing on-going pastoral support.
• Guided learners to achieve their potential and make a rewarding contribution to the health and wellbeing of their local communities and the success of their employers.

Position


Job title: Careers and Employability Advisor
Employer: West Nottinghamshire College
Date of employment: January 2017 – November 2017
Summary of role:

• Initially a work placement which led to paid employment as a Careers and Employability Advisor – providing impartial information, advice and guidance for all young people. This also included college students, school students and the wider community, regardless of age.
• Raised aspirations through a variety of services including but not limited to; one to one guidance interviews for all young people and adults, planning and decision making, CV and letter writing, job and university interview preparation, UCAS personal statement writing, online resources and assessments, facilitation of group sessions to adjusting communication style to suit size and shape of audience.

Position


Job title: Career Guidance Assistant
Employer: Ashfield School
Date of employment: November 2016 – March 2017
Summary of role:

Work-based training, assisting the Careers Advisor in providing 1-2-1 guidance interviews to students (aged 14- 15) deciding upon their Post-16 options.

Position


Job title: Security Operations Analyst
Employer: Computacenter Ltd UK
Date of employment: October 2014 – September 2016
Summary of role:

• Provided customer service to internal and external customers to ensure consistent experience using a range of Microsoft IT packages (including Excel, Word and PowerPoint 2003, 2007 and 2010).
• Communicated on complex issues to meet business and customer requirements to avoid escalations.
• Trusted to attend Senior Management meetings in order to present updates on the company’s future plans to a 90 strong IT service desk including management.

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Employer:
Date of employment:
Summary of role:

Supporting Information:

Why do you want to teach overseas?:

I am looking for a vibrant teaching experience and I believe that teaching English in South Korea will offer just that. I have a background in Career Guidance where I have helped people of all ages make realistic decisions about their future careers and hope to utilise my facilitative skills in the classroom. I have worked within the education sector within the UK and feel that I would like to broaden my horizons. I was introduced to Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) by my partner Oliver, of who is well travelled and has also completed his TEFL 120- hour course. He sparked my interest to teach English in South Korea due to its interesting and beautiful culture.

Why are you a suitable candidate for teaching overseas?:

Please see my relevant experience detail below outlining why I would be a suitable candidate to teach overseas:

Postgraduate in Career Guidance (Nottingham Trent University)
• Course subjects included: Career Related Learning, Partnership Working, Ethics, Values and Reflective Practice, One-to-one Guidance Interactions, Allied theoretical perspectives (including teacher learning theories)
• Work-related activities included: CV clinics within Employability Centre, 1-2-1 guidance interviews with Youth Studies and Psychology undergraduates.
• Attended Career Guidance related conferences, shows, lecture series – in order to keep up to date with changing landscape of the Careers Education industry.
Careers and Employability Advisor (West Nottinghamshire College, UK)
• Initially a work placement which led to paid employment as a Careers and Employability Advisor – providing impartial information, advice and guidance for all young people. This also included college students, school students and the wider community, regardless of age.
• Raised aspirations through a variety of services including but not limited to; one to one guidance interviews for all young people and adults, planning and decision making, CV and letter writing, completing online applications and profiles, UCAS personal statement writing and application guidance, job and university interview preparation, online resources and assessments, delivery of tutorials.
• Facilitated groups sessions to Further Education students adjusting communication style to suit size and shape of audience.
Career Guidance Assistant (Ashfield School, Nottinghamshire, UK)
• Work-based training, assisting the Careers Advisor in providing 1-2-1 guidance interviews to students (aged 14- 15) deciding upon their Post-16 options.
Learner Review & Guidance Advisor (Buttercups Training Ltd, Nottingham, UK)
• Provided tailored pastoral support to Level 2 and Level 3 Apprentices (aged 16-18 years old) for leading Pharmaceutical Training Provider through completing regular progress reviews throughout their Apprenticeship, often liaising with their BTEC Course Tutor, NVQ Assessor and workplace training supervisor to better support the apprentice to complete their course in a timely manner.
• Developed the apprentices’ organisation and action planning skills by making sure that the deadline dates that they agreed formed part of a negotiation and that they saw the value in making realistic decisions.
• Provided 10 weekly progress reviews which were sent out to both the employer and apprentice in a clear and succinct way. The reviews evidenced improvements in professional behaviour, skills and knowledge vital to professional development and career opportunity.
• Helped learners achieve their potential and make a rewarding contribution to the health and wellbeing of their local communities and the success of their employers.
• Adhered to statutory and ethical duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of young and adult learners
• Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Committee Co-Chair committed to promoting diversity to all Buttercups staff and learners ensuring that equality and opportunity is embedded in all policies, practices, decision-making, and evaluation processes. I also contributed to many Bulletins that were distributed company-wide on topics such as: organisations being disability confident, Suicide Awareness Day, World Humanitarian Day, National Stress Month.
Call and incident quality co-ordinator (Computacenter Ltd, Milton Keynes, UK)
• Co-ordinated a small team of people who monitored the calls of over 60 technical analysts, spotting training trends and providing tailored coaching and development sessions.
• Attended a management coaching course to provide better support to colleagues and establish different techniques to help improve their training and development.
UCAS customer service representative (UCAS, Cheltenham, UK)
• Guided prospective university students through the application cycle, whilst offering support to other key stakeholders such as, parents, UCAS coordinators and Higher Education Institutions.

Additional information:

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applicant Photo

Application Status: Approved
Visa Status: Not Known

Teacher Details:


Name: Emma
Teacher ID: 9250
Nationality: British
Have you lived or worked overseas before?: No

Placement Preferences


Available Date: 1st April 2020
Travel Plans: I am travelling with a partner
Location Preferences: No preference

Education


Highest Qualification: PgDip
Degree Subject: Qualification in Career Guidance
University / Institution: University of South Wales
Grade: 2:1
Do you have a TEFL certificate: Yes
Details of TEFL certificate:

The TEFL Org, Edinburgh
TEFL Certificate, 120 Hours August 2019 – January 2020
20 hours classroom training
30 hours grammar and language awareness
20 hours video and observation
50 hours online courses including teaching young learners and Business English

Were you educated in your native country?: Yes
Education comments:

Work Experience

Position


Job title: Restaurant Manager
Employer: The Ebrington Arms
Date of employment: September 2019 – present
Summary of role:

Employed as part of a live-in management couple with partner who managed the daily running of the bar. Responsible for management of the restaurant, responsibilities included: staff rotas, training, all Health & Safety including COSHH, budgeting and liaising with all other departments.

Position


Job title: Learner Review and Guidance Manager
Employer: Buttercups Training Ltd
Date of employment: December 2017 – September 2019
Summary of role:

• Managed a cohort of 160 Level 2 and Level 3 Apprentices (aged 16- 18) for leading Pharmaceutical Training Provider through completing regular progress reviews throughout their Apprenticeship and providing on-going pastoral support.
• Guided learners to achieve their potential and make a rewarding contribution to the health and wellbeing of their local communities and the success of their employers.

Position


Job title: Careers and Employability Advisor
Employer: West Nottinghamshire College
Date of employment: January 2017 – November 2017
Summary of role:

• Initially a work placement which led to paid employment as a Careers and Employability Advisor – providing impartial information, advice and guidance for all young people. This also included college students, school students and the wider community, regardless of age.
• Raised aspirations through a variety of services including but not limited to; one to one guidance interviews for all young people and adults, planning and decision making, CV and letter writing, job and university interview preparation, UCAS personal statement writing, online resources and assessments, facilitation of group sessions to adjusting communication style to suit size and shape of audience.

Position


Job title: Career Guidance Assistant
Employer: Ashfield School
Date of employment: November 2016 – March 2017
Summary of role:

Work-based training, assisting the Careers Advisor in providing 1-2-1 guidance interviews to students (aged 14- 15) deciding upon their Post-16 options.

Position


Job title: Security Operations Analyst
Employer: Computacenter Ltd UK
Date of employment: October 2014 – September 2016
Summary of role:

• Provided customer service to internal and external customers to ensure consistent experience using a range of Microsoft IT packages (including Excel, Word and PowerPoint 2003, 2007 and 2010).
• Communicated on complex issues to meet business and customer requirements to avoid escalations.
• Trusted to attend Senior Management meetings in order to present updates on the company’s future plans to a 90 strong IT service desk including management.

Position


Job title:
Employer:
Date of employment:
Summary of role:

Supporting Information:

Why do you want to teach overseas?:

I am looking for a vibrant teaching experience and I believe that teaching English in South Korea will offer just that. I have a background in Career Guidance where I have helped people of all ages make realistic decisions about their future careers and hope to utilise my facilitative skills in the classroom. I have worked within the education sector within the UK and feel that I would like to broaden my horizons. I was introduced to Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) by my partner Oliver, of who is well travelled and has also completed his TEFL 120- hour course. He sparked my interest to teach English in South Korea due to its interesting and beautiful culture.

Why are you a suitable candidate for teaching overseas?:

Please see my relevant experience detail below outlining why I would be a suitable candidate to teach overseas:

Postgraduate in Career Guidance (Nottingham Trent University)
• Course subjects included: Career Related Learning, Partnership Working, Ethics, Values and Reflective Practice, One-to-one Guidance Interactions, Allied theoretical perspectives (including teacher learning theories)
• Work-related activities included: CV clinics within Employability Centre, 1-2-1 guidance interviews with Youth Studies and Psychology undergraduates.
• Attended Career Guidance related conferences, shows, lecture series – in order to keep up to date with changing landscape of the Careers Education industry.
Careers and Employability Advisor (West Nottinghamshire College, UK)
• Initially a work placement which led to paid employment as a Careers and Employability Advisor – providing impartial information, advice and guidance for all young people. This also included college students, school students and the wider community, regardless of age.
• Raised aspirations through a variety of services including but not limited to; one to one guidance interviews for all young people and adults, planning and decision making, CV and letter writing, completing online applications and profiles, UCAS personal statement writing and application guidance, job and university interview preparation, online resources and assessments, delivery of tutorials.
• Facilitated groups sessions to Further Education students adjusting communication style to suit size and shape of audience.
Career Guidance Assistant (Ashfield School, Nottinghamshire, UK)
• Work-based training, assisting the Careers Advisor in providing 1-2-1 guidance interviews to students (aged 14- 15) deciding upon their Post-16 options.
Learner Review & Guidance Advisor (Buttercups Training Ltd, Nottingham, UK)
• Provided tailored pastoral support to Level 2 and Level 3 Apprentices (aged 16-18 years old) for leading Pharmaceutical Training Provider through completing regular progress reviews throughout their Apprenticeship, often liaising with their BTEC Course Tutor, NVQ Assessor and workplace training supervisor to better support the apprentice to complete their course in a timely manner.
• Developed the apprentices’ organisation and action planning skills by making sure that the deadline dates that they agreed formed part of a negotiation and that they saw the value in making realistic decisions.
• Provided 10 weekly progress reviews which were sent out to both the employer and apprentice in a clear and succinct way. The reviews evidenced improvements in professional behaviour, skills and knowledge vital to professional development and career opportunity.
• Helped learners achieve their potential and make a rewarding contribution to the health and wellbeing of their local communities and the success of their employers.
• Adhered to statutory and ethical duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of young and adult learners
• Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Committee Co-Chair committed to promoting diversity to all Buttercups staff and learners ensuring that equality and opportunity is embedded in all policies, practices, decision-making, and evaluation processes. I also contributed to many Bulletins that were distributed company-wide on topics such as: organisations being disability confident, Suicide Awareness Day, World Humanitarian Day, National Stress Month.
Call and incident quality co-ordinator (Computacenter Ltd, Milton Keynes, UK)
• Co-ordinated a small team of people who monitored the calls of over 60 technical analysts, spotting training trends and providing tailored coaching and development sessions.
• Attended a management coaching course to provide better support to colleagues and establish different techniques to help improve their training and development.
UCAS customer service representative (UCAS, Cheltenham, UK)
• Guided prospective university students through the application cycle, whilst offering support to other key stakeholders such as, parents, UCAS coordinators and Higher Education Institutions.

Additional information: