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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by John
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • School English
  • Reading
  • Literacy
  • Resume - cover letter’s writing prep
  • Oral expression
Levels
  • All Levels

I teach English, CV, job application and interview techniques. I hold an English, Social Science degree and teaching qualification all gained in England. I am also training to be a hypnotherapist. Liv

Methodology

I take a student centered approach and focus on the student's needs. My approach is results-focused, friendly, supportive and methodical. I'm able to support from pre GCSE level up to graduate level students who require support with English.

Background

I have worked in further education and taught in several colleges in the UK for over 10 years. I have taught hundreds of students in England on English, Employability Skills and Equality & Diversity courses. I am also able to support undergraduate and post graduate students with their English. About 85% of my students have passed their courses.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £24/h
Lessons offered by John
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
webcam
Taught subjects
  • School English
  • Reading
  • Literacy
  • Resume - cover letter’s writing prep
  • Oral expression
Levels
  • All Levels

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £24/h

John 's CV


PROFILE
A well qualified post graduate with a broad professional background in career guidance, teaching, training, coaching and mentoring seeking opportunities to contribute and develop with the right organisation. Hard working with a passion for people development, capable of working as part of a team and individually. Possess good communication skills developed in a variety of work environments.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Part-Time Functional Skills Lecturer
Leeds College of Building 2015- 2018

• Teach on Entry 3 to Level 2 Functional Skills English courses
• Create lesson plans
• Support students with course work
• Mark course work


Part-Time Employability Skills Lecturer 2014-2017
Shipley College

• Deliver Level 1 accredited NCFE employability skills courses
• Provide career coaching to individuals and groups
• Deliver coaching skills workshops
• Support students with course work



Part-time Temporary Lecturer 2014-2015
Hays Recruitment & Academic Appointments

• Worked on various temp teaching contracts at Leeds City College and Keighley College
• Taught and coached young people on personal and social development courses
• Provided careers guidance

Personal Development Coach 2011-2014
Accent Regeneration & Community Partnerships

• Provided careers guidance to unemployed adults and young people
• Designed & delivered employability skills workshops
• Delivered career coaching sessions to individuals and groups
• Engaged with employers to identify vacancies
• Secured work experience placements

Personal & Social Development Tutor
ACHE Training 2010-2011

• Delivered coaching sessions to groups and individuals
• Designed & delivered PSD Level 1 City & Guilds accredited courses
• Delivered Functional Skills level 1 English courses
• Provided career coaching to groups and individuals
• Marked course work
• Produced lesson plans

Policy & Improvement Officer 2010- 2010
Leeds City Council

• Conducted research
• Carried out equality impact assessments
• Delivered equality & diversity training
• Provided management with performance information

Human Resources Officer 2008-2010
Learning & Development
Leeds City Council

• Implemented HR policies and procedures
• Co-ordinated staff learning and development activities
• Delivered equality & diversity training, inductions and briefings
• Provided managers and staff with HR advice and support
• Attended disciplinary, managing attendance and probationary hearings


Equality Project Officer
Leeds City Council 2006 -2008

• Delivered equality & diversity training
• Worked on a variety of equality related service and corporate projects
• Contributed to the development of the council’s Equality & Diversity Strategy
• Contributed to the development of department’s Learning & Development Strategy

Policy & Performance Officer
Leeds City Council 2004-2006

• Played a key role in enabling the department to achieve level 3 of the Equality Standard for Local Government.
• Worked on a wide range of projects, including consultations
• Assisted with the development service plans
• Contributed to the development and implementation of departmental and corporate policies, including community safety, travel, equality and diversity
• Serviced departmental equality group meetings

Part- time Basic Skills Lecturer (Evenings)
Joseph Priestly College 2004-2005

• Carried out initial assessments
• Devised individuals learning plans for students
• Prepared schemes of work
• Marked course work and provided students with feed back

Conducted Research
Leeds City Council 2003-2004

Researched the leisure needs of young people and produced a detailed report on behalf of councillors in South Leeds.

Senior Guidance Officer 2001- 2003
Leeds City Council

• Supported approx. 25 16-24 year olds from disadvantaged communities into employment.
• Provided young people with careers guidance
• Co-ordinated courses which enabled 8 young people to achieve City & Guilds Certificates in Welding. Six achieved City & Guilds certificates in motor cycle repairing.
• Managed 3 tutors



Part-time Basic Skills Lecture (Evening) 2001-2002
Thomas Danby College

Employment Development Officer
The Palace Youth Project (Leeds) 1996 - 2001

• Worked for a community based project.
• Supported 80 individuals on a one-to one and group basis into a wide range of employment areas
• Organised very successful community job fairs by engaging with the private and public sector

Training Co-ordinator 1996- 1997
PATH (London)

• Recruited and managed 32 PATH trainees across London
• Negotiated paid placements and training allowances with employers
• Devised programmes of learning for trainees
• Co-ordinated delivery of confidence and motivational training courses
• Inducted trainees and training providers

Employment Development Worker
Training Agency (London) 1990-1992
• Promoted government training programmes (Youth Training Schemes and Employment Training) in 18 schools and to community groups

Education
BSc. Hons Humanities (majored in English)
MA Race & Ethnicity Studies (dissertation focused on coaching & mentoring)
Post Graduate Cert in Education
Cert. in Training Practice (CIPD)
D32/33
Diploma in Life Coaching
Cert for Literacy Subject Specialists (Level 4)
NLP Practitioner
Working towards Diploma in Hypnotherapy

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