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Wanwisa
« Excellent! Friendly,anticipate,patient,planning ahead »
£20/h
1st lesson free!
Profile and degree verified
Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Shaista
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • ESOL (English)
  • Vocabulary - English
  • Written comprehension - English
  • Oral comprehension - English
  • IELTS
  • Trinity
Levels
  • All Levels

English Teacher passionate about teaching English, with many years of experience teaching worldwide.

Methodology

Teaching for me is a lifelong learning process which will remain with me for the rest of my life. Through teaching a teacher also grows as I have. Teaching has taught me how to use different strategies to suit the individual student, how all students have different needs, goals, and aspirations.
Teaching requires a passion to share and acquire further knowledge, a commitment from the teacher to not to give up on her/his students but to support each student as required. As a teacher, I am not the institution lead but I am the leader for my class and it is of most importance for me to be an excellent role model for my students, as I represent the education system and the importance of acquiring knowledge, understanding and lifelong learning.

Background

I am an ESOL teacher who has been working within the education field for many years starting off as an early years practitioner. I have graduated to Masters Level and completed my PGDip with teaching ESOL as my specialism. Whilst working as an ESOL teacher I have been fortunate enough to teach in the UK and in the Middle East in different colleges and universities with a pass rate of 86.6%. I hold a vast amount of experience in all four key areas and hold great passion for motivating others and ensuring the job is done at an exceptional level.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £20/h

Details

All lessons are £20p/h, however, I do offer a price reduction if I have a small group, this is discussed with the group at the point of interest.
Students should take note:
If students cancel a lesson in short notice (within 48hours of session starting time) or do not turn up they will be invoiced for the full hour/session.

Lessons offered by Shaista
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • ESOL (English)
  • Vocabulary - English
  • Written comprehension - English
  • Oral comprehension - English
  • IELTS
  • Trinity
Levels
  • All Levels

Shaista's CV

SHAISTA LIAQAT
email/skype: (concealed information)
Tel: UK:
Nationality: British
Position
Adult Educator/ Lecturer, ESL Teacher, Early Years Consultant

Experience

20/08/2017 to August 2018 International College
Foundation English Teacher
Duties include:
• Planning, preparing for the delivery of PET and KET to ESL students.
• Develop a scheme of work following the ESOL curriculum used to suit Cambridge PET and KET exams.
• Devise and implement weekly exam style tests.
• Create resources to support all key areas: Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening Skills, such as
online videos, tests, pictures, online audio material and creating scenarios for students to complete
writing tests.
• Assessments carried out each day to ensure progression and better student achievements.
• Draft up new ILPs, update and complete ILPs for each student.
• Update attendance records for each student, meeting with and discussing attendance levels and
agreeing to a resolution when students have below 80% attendance.
• Marking of exams: Midterm and weekly.
• Examiner and Interlocutor for PET and KET Speaking tests.
• Ability to make decisions when short staffed, such as taking control of the situation and taking
different classes, extra classes, mixing classes up, leading a team to ensure teaching or learning is not
affected.
• A highly engaging manner to communicate, motivate and understand all students and staff
regardless of age, ethnicity or ability.
28/09/2016 to 05/2017 International University
ESL Lecturer PYP year
Duties included:
• Planning, preparing and implementing teaching for the PYP students, take into account the students’
needs and requirements.
• Follow the guidelines set by the university and use the skills books to support teaching and delivery.
• Use different teaching strategies and technology.
• To further support my teaching strategies, I designed my own worksheets which met learner needs.
• Conduct midterm exams, then marking the exams following the Rubrics guidance and uploading on
to PeopleSoft.
• Other duties included attending weekly team meetings, leading team meetings such as the classroom
management training for all staff. Conduct a Basic Business for ESOL student’s course and an extra
support class for learners who were in need of extra support.

01/09/2014 to 21/09/2016 Safety First Community Training Centre Bradford
ESOL/Functional Skills Teacher/Trainer
Duties included;
• Teaching ESOL/Functional Skills to post-compulsory age students.
• Devise an interest list for ESOL/Functional Skills and establishing how the learner will be funded.
• Plan and prepare resources for each session and deliver.
• Training new teachers or professionals studying to become teachers.
• Supporting the manager in designing a scheme of work.
• Create an ILP for each learner, update and complete each semester.
• Carry out weekly, termly and yearly assessments which help me identify at what stage my learners
have got to and what more I can do to support my learners.
• Provide an environment that is welcoming, inclusive and inspiring.

01/12/2014 to 03/2018 Self-Employed Leeds/Bradford
ESOL Freelance Teacher/ Trainer
Duties include
Support students with preparing for IELTS exams.
• Planning, Preparing and implementing strategies to enhance learners' knowledge, skills and
understanding of the English Language, ensuring I cover all four key skills (Speaking, Listening,
Reading and Writing).

01/02/2013 to 08/2016 Children’s Services, Bradford Council Bradford
Family Support/ Early years’ and adult educator.
30/04/2012 to 11/01/2013 Leeds City College Leeds
Early Years and Adult Education
02/05/2011 to 27/04/2012 Lees Pre-School Keighley
Pre-School Manager and Early Years Advisor
01/11/2010 to 30/10/2011 Tree Tops Children’s Centre Keighley
Family Support and Adult Education

EDUCATION
09/2014 TO 08/2016 Bradford College Bradford
Pass
Level 7 (Masters Level)
PGDip Education and Training with Teaching ESOL/Literacy L7

09/2013 TO 05/2014 Leeds Metropolitan University Leeds
BA (Hons) Childhood in the 2.2
Early Years

05/2014 to 07/2014 Shipley College Shipley
Talk English Teaching ESOL Pass

02/2013 to 06/2013 Bradford College Bradford
PTLLS Level 4 Pass

06/2011 to 07/2011 Learn Direct Burley and Wharf-dale
Adult Literacy Level 2 Pass
09/1985 to 07/1989 Slough & Eton Secondary School Slough
7 GCSE’s Pass

Reviews on Shaista
  • 4/5

All our ratings are collected by us and are given in confidence, they correspond to a real experience.
Wanwisa

Excellent! Friendly,anticipate,patient,planning ahead

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Shaista's response

A very keen student, happy to do extra if we go over our time, has never cancelled and is very ambitious. Lovely teaching Wanwisa.

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