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Lessons offered by Athena
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Greek
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Native Greek speaker gives Greek lessons to primary and secondary students as well as adults who want to aquire the basics of the language and culture and a bit more! Based in Cardiff.

Methodology

Hi, my name is Athena and I am a native Greek speaker. I teach anyone who is planning to go on holidays or moving to Greece! I also teach children who have a Greek background and would like to be more proficient in the use of the language.

My teaching depends on the age of the student, it can be anything from play oriented to a seminar!

I have been qualified to teach art and I work in education as a supply for so long I have lost count!

Experience

I have been teaching Greek on and off. I used to do it more often before my daughter was born (6 years ago!) and I would like to start again. I have taught three students on and off. I do not teach to students who want to reach certain qualifications but more for the pleasure of learning Greek!

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £15/h
Lessons offered by Athena
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Greek
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Athena's CV

EDUCATION
Cardiff University – School of Social Sciences
PGCE: Further Education / Art & Design 2004 – 2005

Aristotelio University, Greece
Art Education with Qualified Teaching Status / Teacher Training: Primary & Secondary Education 2002 – 2003

University of Wales, Aberystwyth
ΜΑ Fine Art – Painting 1999 - 2000
Thesis: Two major Art Exhibitions

University of Wales, Aberystwyth
ΒΑ Hons in Fine Art 1996 - 1999
Areas of concentration: Painting, Drawing, History of Contemporary Art
Thesis: Degree Show, Grade: 2.1
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Llanishen High School, Cardiff
Volunteer Extra Curriculum Activity Teacher 2008 – to date
Planned and taught lessons art to Year 7-8 and Year 9: More Able & Talented Group as Extra Curricular Activity. Currently co-teach a Year 9: More Able & Talented Group. Lead the installation of art exhibitions at the end of the each school year.
Self-employed, Cardiff
Modern Greek Language Tutor 2008 – 2009
Planned lessons & taught Greek to adult learners
Coleg Glan Hafren, Cardiff
PGCE Student Teacher 2004 – 2005
Developed schemes of work, designed & delivered lesson plans, assessed coursework, monitored attendance & behaviour. Undertook paid work to cover short absences of staff, supported students preparing an art exhibition, provided extra learning support to students with learning difficulties and worked closely with students with Dyslexia & ADHD.
North College Metropolitan Campus, Greece
Art Lecturer 2002 – 2003
Developed Schemes of Work & overall course structure, planned & delivered lectures, assessed all
coursework & final exam work. Launched & organized after school lessons for students to develop word
processing & research skill, worked with students to improve presentation skills & curriculum vitae.
Assisted in the development of the Fine Art Department (levels: HND / BA / PG Diploma), designed
Programs of Study & the Department’s Handout.

Papiotis Institute of Architecture & Fine Art Foundation Courses, Greece
Teacher of Art 2000 – 2002
Planned & delivered practical and theoretical art lessons. Assessed students coursework and exam work.
Met parents upon request to inform & explain university entry requirements, established strategies for
students’ improvement & development, tutored individual students upon request.

CURRENT & RELATED EXPERIENCE
Llanishen High School, Cardiff
Cover Supervisor Sept ’06 – to date
Supervise lessons in the short absence of the regular teacher (Key Stage 3 & 4). Ensure completion of planned activities. Report on pupils’ progress in supervised lessons to maintain continuation in learning outcomes. Support the Art Department, preparing teaching materials, displays and administration. Reorganized the art library: catalogued books, created a library tracking system including an electronic database & a sign-out system. Created an inventory system for the PSE office and provide continuous administrative support to PSE Curriculum Leader.

Michaelston Community College, Cardiff
Teaching Assistant 2005 - 2006
Supervised and supported students with learning difficulties & emotional / behavioral social difficulties
(Key Stage 3 & 4). Provided support to the teacher preparing classroom as directed for lessons, managing
students’ behavior, administrating tests and invigilating exams.

Craegmoor Healthcare / Independent Community Living, Cardiff
Support Worker 2004 – 2005
Supported young adults with learning disabilities, mental & behavioral disorders in daily activities. Encouraged decision making and participation in social activities. Provided observation reports to the manager to alter and/or create opportunities for development of social skills.
Education Staffing Solutions, Cardiff
Supply Teacher & Teaching Assistant 2003 – 2004
PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Teach Again – Teachers’ Refresher Course
Attendance Certificate by Open University 2013

More Able & Talented Seminar from NAACE / (INSET, Llanishen High School) 2013

Tactical Teaching Workshop on ‘Reading: How to Help Students Use Reading 2012
Processes’ & ‘How to Make Reading Strategies Visible’/ (INSET, Llanishen High School)
Behaviour Management Workshop / (INSET, Llanishen High School) 2011

Accredited Learning Coach, Welsh Assembly 2009 - 2010

Art Therapy, Challenging Behavior, First Aids, Autism & Communication, Vulnerable Adults, 2004 – 2005
Health & Safety in the Workplace, Mental Health Legislation, Advacacy, Physical Intervantion, Fire Safety / (Craegmoor Healthcare CPD workshops & seminars),
Higher Education Teaching Training / Teaching and Assessment Skills 2002 – 2003
(North College Metropolitan Campus, Greece CPD short course)
Learning Difficulties & Dyslexia 2001 – 2002
(Papiotis Institute Architecture & Fine Art Foundation Courses, Greece CPD seminar)

LANGUAGES
Greek – native language
Italian – speak, read and write with basic competence

IT SKILSS
Working towards an ECDL

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