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Lessons offered by Sandra
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Reading
  • Test prep
  • Literacy
  • Oral expression
  • Phonetics
Levels
  • All Levels

Qualified and experienced phonics and literacy teacher teaching synthetic phonics with 20 years working as a teacher trainer.

Methodology

I use synthetic phonics for both children, adolescents and adults and adapt the content and pace to suit individual student needs. I specialise in helping those that cannot access the curriculum with learning support strategies.

Experience

I have taught phonics and literacy for 20 years in an international setting. I am now in the UK teaching ESOL to adults and young people. My students learn to read through a system of phonics and literacy enhancing strategies which have proved extremely successful.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £10
Rate for online lessons : £15/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £15
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £13

Details

20 pounds per student per house. Discounted rates for more lessons

Lessons offered by Sandra
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Reading
  • Test prep
  • Literacy
  • Oral expression
  • Phonetics
Levels
  • All Levels

Sandra's CV



CV
EXPERIENCE

Emoloyer Name, West College Scotland, Paisley
Pre intermediate ESOL, Upper Intermediate ESOL

April 2019 - Present

Employer Name, Mijas Arts Centre, Mijas Pueblo, Andalusia, Spain
Jolly phonics, elementary/Pre intermediate English

August 2017-June 2018

Employer Name, Toryglen Community Base, Toryglen Circus, Glasgow

January 2016 – June 2017

ESOL Teacher Pre Intermediate English, Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking

Employer Name, Kelvin College, 123 Flemington Road, Glasgow, G21 4TD

March 2015-July 2017

ESOL Teacher Intermediate/Upper Intermediate/Beginners/Elementary
Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking


Employer Name, Tsing Yi Trade Association School Sept 2012-Sept 2014
English Teacher

 Skill Area 1: Co-teaching and Co-Planning English lessons
 Skill Area 2: Providing learning support lessons and pullout sessions
 Skill Area 3: Teaching, planning and implementing Synthetic Phonics Programme
 Skill Area 4: Teaching, writing and producing drama for Hong Kong Drama Competition
 Skill Area 5: Teaching and planning product writing, process writing, reading, listening and speaking classes
 Skill Area 6: Teaching IELTS Listening and Speaking
 Skill Area 7: Teaching Movers and Flyers Cambridge YL Exam
 Skill Area 8: Supporting and advising classroom teachers
 Skill Area 9: Disseminating current pedagogical methodology to local teachers from the Hong Kong Education Department


Employer Name, Australian International School, Hong Kong July 2013 - October
English Teacher (Summer School)

 Skill Area 1: Teaching, planning and delivering English for Summer School to KS1 and KS2
 Skill Area 2: Phonics classes, weekend classes (Listening and Speaking)

Employer Name, The Good Shepherd Primary School, Hong Kong 2008– 2012
English Teacher

 Skill Area 1: Teaching, planning and co delivering English to KS1 and KS2
 Skill Area 2: Teaching, planning and implementing Synthetic Phonics Programme
 Skill Area 3: Teaching and planning process writing, product writing, reading, listening and speaking

Employer Name, Sir Ellis Kadoorie Primary School, Hong Kong 2006-2008
English Teacher

 Skill Area 1: Teaching, planning and implementing Synthetic Phonics Programme
 Skill Area 2: Teaching and planning English to KS1 and KS2

Employer Name, The British Council, Hong Kong 2005-2006
The British Council, Seoul, Korea 2003-2005
The British Council, Cairo, Egypt 2001-2003
 Skill Area 1: Teaching General English to young learners
 Skill Area 2: Teaching Business English(Advanced to Intermediate)
 Skill Area 3: Teaching General English to adults (Advanced to Elementary)

Employer Name, Stevenson College, Edinburgh, Scotland 1994-2001
 Skill Area 1: HND Course Coordinator. Interviewing prospective students. Student work placements. Placing students in higher education courses. Liaising with Universities.
 Skill Area 2: Teaching a range of Business Subjects Economics, Marketing
Tourism, Communication Skills, Human Resource Mgt, Customer Care, Work Placement
Employer Name, Cardonald College, Glasgow, Scotland 1992-1994
 Skill Area 1: Teaching Business Subjects (Tourism, Marketing)

CERTIFICATES, AWARDS
Certificate Name, Registered Teacher Hong Kong
Certificate Name, Jolly Phonics Training 2007
Certificate Name, Let's Decode, Phonics Training 2007
Award Name, Outstanding Original Script, Hong Kong Drama Festival 2013

EDUCATION
Institution Name, Cambridge University Present
Delta (Diploma in English Language Teaching) –
Phonetics, Grammar, Vocabulary, Discourse Analysis, Planning and Error Correction

Institution Name, Hong Kong University
PGDE (Specialism: Learning Support Primary) 2012

Institution Name, Strathclyde University, UK 2000
PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate in Education)

Institution Name, Cambridge University, UK
CELTA (Certificate for English Language) 1999

Institution Name, Strathclyde University, UK
Post Graduate Diploma 1996

Institution Name, Strathclyde University, UK
BA (Hons) Economics and Industrial Relations 1987-1991


Additional Information
 IELTS examiner (Reading and Writing/Listening and Speaking)
 Cambridge Young Learners Examiner
 Computer Literate, Word, Powerpoint
 Process and Production Drama Teaching Experience
 Driving License and own transport




















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