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Primary School Teacher (Undergrad in Journalism) English, journalism, primary subjects mentoring. Based in Glasgow.

Methodology

Hello! My name's Saskia and I'm a primary PGDE student based in Glasgow. My undergraduate qualification is in journalism and I have a strong understanding of the English language. As a student teacher I can offer support and guidance in a variety of subjects.

Experience

- Journalism BA Hons
- PGDE Primary
- Taught English as a foreign language to Thai secondary pupils
- Conversational Dutch
- Higher French qualification
- TEFL Certificate
- Two week course at InHolland University- worked with other students from around the world to create a dissertation and presentation.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £15/h
Lessons offered by Saskia
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
webcam
Taught subjects
  • PGCE
Levels
  • Primary

Saskia's CV

SASKIA LEIGHTON
PDGE STUDENT



EXPERIENCE

PARTY CO-ORDINATOR: Wynford Farm (Aberdeen, UK) Mar 16 – Aug 16
Booking and organising children’s parties, entertaining children and guiding groups around petting farm. I was also responsible for liaising with school groups and arranging school outings.

ENGLISH TEACHER: Satri School (AngThong, THA), Aug 14 – April 15
Teaching English as a foreign language to Thai students. I composed lesson plans and worksheets, ran projects and kept records of students’ progress.

STUDENT BRAND MANAGER: Ernst & Young (Aberdeen, UK), Sep 12 – July 13
In charge of marketing the EY brand on campus and online. I ran social media campaigns, organised events and relayed information and research to my employer.

COMMS OFFICER: Robert Gordon University (Aberdeen, UK), Jan 13 – Apr 13
Three month placement as a communications officer writing articles, conducting interviews and collating data.


EDUCATION

PDGE PRIMARY: University of West of Scotland (Hamilton, Lanarkshire) 2016-2017
All curricular areas, school placements- nursery, p5, p5/6, p2.

JOURNALISM BACHELOR OF ART 2:1: Robert Gordon University (Aberdeen, UK) 2010 – 2014
Politics, Media Strategy, Digital News Portfolio, Journalism into Fiction, Advanced Law for Journalists, Magazine Journalism, Applied News Production, Feature Writing, Audio Production, Web Design, Principles and Practices of Reporting


PROJECTS

IN HOLLAND UNIVERSITY 2 WEEK COURSE:
I worked as a team with finalists from other universities around the world (Russia, Finland, Holland, Belgium, Poland) to create a dissertation. I worked as editor and presented our findings at the Rotterdam town hall to important members of the Rotterdam Council.

NEWS DAYS: As part of our course we were required to work in groups to produce regular news bulletins in digital media, TV and radio. I took on numerous roles within the group, for example editor, presenter and film editor.

DIGITAL NEWS PORTFOLIO: As our final year project we were asked to compose a digital news portfolio. I chose to cover news from a local Aberdeenshire area, Torry, through news articles, photography and film.


SKILLS

SOFTWARE: Working: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint Basic: HTML, CSS, ENPS, Photoshop, Dream Weaver, InDesign, Final Cut Pro
SHORTHAND: Shorthand certificate (40wpm)
TEFL CERTIFICATE: Teaching English as a foreign language
LANGUAGE SKILLS: English – Native. Dutch – Conversational.


ACHIEVEMENTS

FUNDRAISING: Raised over £2600 for Childreach International.
CLIMBED KILIMANJARO: 2013.
BAKER HUGHES 10k run: 2015.


INTERESTS

Reading.
Writing: Feature articles, news, creative.
Sport: Running, hiking.




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