I am a calm and patient teacher, and understand that learning a second language can be a long and slow process. I like to cater each lesson to the individual, and ensure that my pupils have fun. I find this helps them retain their information better and helps them develop a real passion for learning English.
Hi! I am a current Economics student at the University of Glasgow. I have experience in ESOL education, with over a year's experience teaching young people aged 4 to 15 in Honduras. I have taught in various styles, from one on one tuition to classes over 30 children in size. I a
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
THE UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW September 2017 – present
→ Awarded class prize in Economic & Social History 2018-19
→ On track to achieve a 1st Class Honours degree
ONE AWARDS August 2016
Level 3 ‘Foundation Year in Global Volunteering and Citizenship’
→ Awarded prize for best Community Report, show
PEEBLES HIGH SCHOOL June 2015
Advanced Higher Modern Studies A
Advanced Higher Biology A
Advanced Higher History A
→ Royal Historical Society Beazley Award winner – highest AH History grade in Scotland.
Higher Biology A
Higher Mathematics A
Higher English A
Higher Modern Studies A
Higher History A
→ School Dux winner- highest overall exam results.
WORK & VOLUNTARY EXPERIENCE
CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSISTANT | TESCO November 2017 – present
Working at the heart of a small, busy retail store, in a target driven environment.
Providing a high standard of customer service on the tills and shop floor.
Quickly and accurately filling shelves and dressing the store to a very high standard.
Following company procedures in cleaning and handling waste.
FREELANCE TRANSRIPTIONIST | REV March 2019 – present
Converting audio files and video into text, accurately and quickly. Over my five months working with REV, I have completed over 300 minutes of transcription and captioning work.
With a typing speed of over 90wpm, I am able to work toward very tight deadlines.
My aptitude with grammar and spelling allow me to maintain an average rating of 4.9/5 for my transcription work, placing me in the top 10% of transcriptionists with REV.
My keen attention to detail and listening skills allow me to differentiate between speakers and can understand many accents – I have proven experience with dialects across Scotland, England, Australia, India, China and the US.
My highly developed research and analytical skills have allowed me to successfully transcribe audio from a range of fields, including legal proceedings, interviews with economists, politicians and musicians, focus groups, and YouTube videos for children.
COURSE AMBASSADOR | CODE FIRST: GIRLS January 2018 – June 2018
Working alongside the CF:G Team to organise and set-up a free computer coding course at the University of Glasgow to help increase the numbers of women in tech.
Promoting CF:G and girls in tech on campus and via Social Media, attracting over 30 women to sign up and take the course.
Organising social events on behalf of CF:G, including a successful pizza party and hosting a guest speaker from the tech industry.
TEACHING ASSISTANT | VIDA ABUNDANTE August 2015-August 2016
Assisted in the establishment of the new Vida Abundante school in rural Yamaraguila, Honduras, firstly as a teaching assistant then later as an ESOL and maths teacher.
Engaging with sponsorship families; often illiterate and rurally based, I coordinated transport to school, lunches, uniform and parent-teacher conferences.
Providing a calm, friendly and helpful classroom environment to group of children with additional needs: noted improvements in grades of all children in this class after this individualised approach.
Responsible for large class of 4-15 year old first-time English learners. Using innovative techniques and enjoyable lessons, all children passed the school’s English tests within the 6 months.
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