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  1. 1. esl profesor clases ingles murcia academia inglesgarantizado 620837894 JANE DAVIXXXX BA (Hons) E-mail: janeldacccccc@hotmail.com Tel.: 00 44 (0)xxx2 129 345 A CELTA qualified English teacher with extensive experience of working with a range of levels and age-groups, providing both group lessons and bespoke tuition to individuals. Offers Cambridge exam preparation as well as business and general English. Has considerable business experience in the fast-moving software industry and the public and voluntary sector, and a particular expertise and interest in Spanish language. Enjoys working in a dynamic team as well as using own initiative and being self-motivated. Maintains a calm, cheerful and flexible attitude at all times and has a confident and friendly manner with students. Excellent level of computer literacy. Key skills include: • Communicating effectively with people on all levels, with an expertise in Spanish and French languages • Teaching English to groups and individuals at a variety of different levels • Producing effective learning materials and adapting to suit needs of individual learners/groups • Organising self, others and, in particular, international conferences / presentations / PR events • Translating / interpreting from Spanish to English and translating from French to English • Producing publications and reports for both marketing and internal business purposes • Dealing effectively with multiple tasks to meet deadlines in a highly pressured environment • Giving presentations, both in a classroom and business environment • Negotiating with customers, colleagues and contractors in stressful situations • Copy-writing, editing and proof-reading documents • I.T. skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint & Access; Internet; Visio; Adobe Acrobat & PageMaker EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Edinburgh University Settlement Nov 2008 – present E-learning resource writer for European-funded website for migrant workers • Carrying out desk research into resources available and needs of migrant workers • Facilitating focus groups
  2. 2. • Writing effective ESOL materials for website • Using exe software to build website Literacy Tutor / ESL Teacher • providing integrated and dedicated literacy support to community groups • teaching English as a second language to range of age-groups and levels • devising individual learning plans with each student and carrying out regular progress appraisals • creating effective lesson plans using a variety of resources • adapting materials from EFL and non-EFL sources Tutor for accredited distance-learning courses 2003 - present Facilitating effective learning by providing support and guidance to students following open learning programmes of study in a wide range of subjects • providing support and guidance to students in person, by phone or electronic means • providing induction to new students • tracking student progress during their programme • undertaking assessment of students’ work • administering questionnaires / examinations with students • providing guidance on progression opportunities to students nearing completion of programme English (EFL) teacher for students preparing for Cambridge Certificate examinations 2003 - present Community Based English Language Tutor • teaching a wide range of age-groups and levels • devising individual learning plans with each student and carrying out regular progress appraisals • creating effective lesson plans using a variety of resources • adapting materials from EFL and non-EFL sources for use in the classroom Work and travel in South America Feb – May 2006 Worked for Cielo Azul, NGO in Ecuador and travelled in Venezuela, Ecuador, Chile, Argentina & Brazil City of Edinburgh Council Education Department
  3. 3. Project manager ‘Engaging Parents’ Project Dec 2005 – Feb 2006 • Identified parents from 3 schools to work on the project • Led discussion groups to find out parents' views on their children's education • Produced written report on findings • Met with focus group to relay findings and discuss implications for future policy Literacy Project (funded by the Challenge Fund) Oct 2004 – May 2005 Managed the project (aim of which was for adults with literacy issues to produce leaflet) from beginning to end • Identified market and recruiting volunteers for project • Worked as literacy tutor to support volunteers throughout project • Liaised with design agency and other external organisations • Organised and managing launch of booklet with press coverage and participation by all volunteers Shelter Scotland, Edinburgh Mar 2004 – Feb 2006 Training Support Officer / E-learning Support Officer Provided support and guidance to trainees undergoing a CD Rom training programme • Contributed to training team development and initiatives • Visited agencies to discuss training needs • Produced reports and support materials • Marked assignments assisting in standardisation of assessment process Pocket Watch Systems Ltd., Edinburgh May – Nov 2003 Marketing Consultant • Provided professional services and support to technology start-up company • Carried out market research and identified marketing opportunities • Co-ordinated marketing activities • Edited and wrote copy for printed documentation and web-site • Dealt with customer and press enquiries • Wrote press-releases
  4. 4. • Liaised with external agency to provide effective e-business strategy • Managed customer database • Dealt with office administration International House, Santiago, Chile Aug 2002 – May 2003 Teacher of English as a Foreign Language • Taught a wide range of age-groups and levels studying for a degree in Interpreting & Translation • Responsible for creation and implementation of syllabus • Devised and taught one-to-one business classes for executives • Contributed to marketing initiatives and seminars/exhibitions promoting International House • Gave presentations on International House to prospective students • Provided translation and interpreting services within International House ECS Scotland, Edinburgh May – Aug 2002 Teacher of English as a Foreign Language Pocket Watch Systems Ltd., Edinburgh Oct 2001 – Apr 2002 Work and travel in South America Sep 2000 – Sep 2001 • Worked in Ecuador as a translator / interpreter for Amarongachi Jungle Tours, conservation worker at Los Cedros Cloudforest Reserve, English teacher at Centro de Estudios Interamericanos and care assistant in an orphanage. The diverse range of jobs I undertook gave me the opportunity not only to improve my Spanish but also to immerse myself in and learn about the local culture Glenbrae Management Services, Edinburgh Mar – Jun 2000 Provided professional support to start-up companies • Analysed market conditions and competitors in specific markets • Composed business plans • Produced detailed costings and financial analysis for individual projects • Advised companies regarding funding and other external support available at initial stages of start-up
  5. 5. Adobe Systems Europe Ltd., Edinburgh Oct 1997 – Dec 1999 Business Assistant (reporting to European General Manager in Pan-European HQ of $1bn U.S. company) Provided professional services / support to the European General Manager and Director of Sales & Support of Adobe Systems Europe Ltd ($250m turnover) • Prepared financial analysis, presentations and delivered logistical support for senior management meetings • Provided assistance to Business Planning Manager with Critical Action Plans and key statistics • Implemented and maintained Excel system for product sales trend analysis used for Quarterly Reviews and produced effective presentations for these in collaboration with European and U.S. management • Deputised for European General Manager as sole point of contact responsible for the resolution of customer complaints and enquiries • Improved management communication by providing liaison between 10 European subsidiary offices • Co-ordinated visits from European and U.S. colleagues Organised 2 highly successful European Sales Conferences for 250 staff (budget £250K) • Identified and selected appropriate venues in Europe • Managed and co-ordinated the events in collaboration with chosen venues • Designed and sourced materials for conference packs, including gifts • Organised and co-ordinated evening entertainment for all delegates • Controlled budget and dealt with financial reconciliation • Resolved conflicts with contractors and clients • Designed, created and maintained both a Resource Centre and a ‘virtual’ Resource Centre web-site for use by Adobe European HQ employees The City of Edinburgh Council Education Department Sep 1996 - Oct 1997 Marketing / Information Officer (International Unit) • Organised seminars for the dissemination of information on teaching resources in Europe • Arranged events promoting Europe for primary school pupils in Edinburgh and the Lothians • Produced publications to promote European funding to schools in the Edinburgh area • Co-ordinated and led the official launches of publications produced by the International Unit • Compiled a bi-monthly newsletter to highlight international events and achievements in schools • Produced marketing material to promote the services and products offered by the International Unit • Gave oral and written presentations relating to international initiatives
  6. 6. Lothian TAP Agency (Training Access Point) P.A. / Finance Assistant Jan - Sep 1996 Spent a year working and travelling abroad 1993 - 1994 Teacher of English as a Foreign Language (Barcelona) 1992 - 1993 HIGHER EDUCATION Postgraduate Diploma in Export Marketing with French & Spanish (Napier University, Edinburgh) 1995 BA (Hons) French with Spanish 2:1 (University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne) 1988 - 1992 Year abroad: six months at the British Institute in Paris and the remainder at the University of Oviedo in Spain TRAINING SQA Working with Individuals with Dyslexia (2008 – 2009), Mental Health First Aid (March 2009), SQA Levelling (February 2009), Work-based Literacies (November 2008), Working with individuals with complex needs (October 2008), SQA Understanding and Supporting Individuals with Dyslexia (2007 – 2008), City Literacy & Numeracy course for tutors (2007), Access Database (2004), Equality & Diversity (2004), Community Based English as a Second Language Tutor Training course (2004), Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (International House, London Pass B, 2002), Web Design and Basic HTML (1999/2000), Finance for Non-Financial Managers (1999), Certificate of First Aid (1996), Certificate in Counselling Skills (1995) PERSONAL DETAILS Nationality: British, Gender: Female, Clean Driving Licence ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS Travel, cinema, music, photography, cycling, hill-walking and scuba-diving