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  1. 1. 1 Raffaella Cantillo MPhil., Ph.D., valid QTS, DBS Enhanced Born 8/10/1974 Salerno, Italy Address: 8 Honey Meadow Close, Caversham, Reading, RG4 5LS E-mail: QTS – Enhanced DBS (registeredwith the online update service) - Experienced (9 years+)teacherof English, secondaryschools. Professional, good communicator, team-worker, hard-working with goodleadership/management skills. CPD - Teaching Qualifications 2000 - National Exam Certification for Teachers of English - Italy (concorso a cattedra – abilitazione QTS-equivalent). 2012 - Developing Your Potential - Ks3&4 Teaching strategies /gained QTS – Teaching Agency, Coventry UK. 2015 - Child Protection in Education certificate through Teaching Personnel and EduCare. Team-teach 24 h – Reading (Teaching Personnel, Sage Road). Safeguarding certificate (Capita/TSA). Interview Techniques (CPD/Teaching Personnel, Welby City Garden). CONTEST Certificate (Simply Education safeguarding certificate). Teaching experience in the United Kingdom Since September 2014 - Supply teacher – English day cover or long term supply. Looking for a permanent role of English (Ks3-5/GCSE/A-level). Sep 2014-ongoing I normally carry out supply day (English and general cover) assignments through Teaching Personnel, MMB, Engage Education, Simply Education and Always Flourishing. 2014-2016 The schools I worked at from September 2014 to June 2015 are all listed in my work history on the Teaching Personnel portal. Among the schools I have worked at most recently are: Theale Green School, Chiltern Edge, Denefield School(Tilehurst), Wallingford school(Wallingford), and Easthampstead Park Community Secondary school(Bracknell) .
  2. 2. 2 Agencies I have registered/worked/interviewedat: Teaching Personnel, Always Flourishing, Reed, Capita, MMB, Engage Education, Simply Education, TSA, ProtocolEducation, E-teach, Jambo, JJFox, 99Hyppos, Morgan Hunt, Dakota 6, and Monarch. Schools I was interviewed at recently for English roles (2015-2016): The Brackenhale School(Bracknell) The Newbury College (Newbury) RobertMays School(Odiham, Hook) Reading College, (Reading) Garth Hill College (Bracknell) Little Heath (Tilehurst) The Piggot’s school(Wargrave) Recentschools where I have workedon supply since Sept 2015: Chiltern Edge School, (Sonning Common, Reading, Simply Edu, MMB) Churchmead school(Datchet, Teaching Personnel- TP) Theale Green School(Theale Green, MMB) Gillott’s School, Gillott Lane, (Henley-on-Thames, Simply Ed) Easthamstead Park School(Bracknell, various, TP) The Willink School(Burghfield Common, TP) Denefield (Tilehurst, TP, Always Flourishing) ProspectSchool(Reading) Previous Teaching Experience (2007-2014) Permanent role as Classroom teacher appointed by the Italian Ministry of Education, Italy, 2007-ongoing (on unwaged leave of absence since Sept 2014). I am currently looking for a permanent postof English in order to renounce my role in Italy. Other work experience Between 2006 and 2010 I taught on a range of teaching-training seminars and translation and translation studies at the University of Naples (IUO - Napoli), and I have co-chaired English literature and grammar at the University of Salerno, Italy. (Scienze della Formazione - Università degli studi di Salerno). I Tutored a PON National CPD programme in Italy. Between 2012 and 2014 I co-tutored the KET and Trinity programs at my schools in Italy.
  3. 3. 3 Education History (2007) M.Phil. by research, The University of Reading - Reading, UK (2006) Ph.D. Compared Literatures -Università degli studi di Cagliari, Italy (2001) M.A., The Body and Representation, French studies in Literature and Psychoanalysis, The University of Reading - Reading, UK (2000) Italian National Curriculum Exam for teachers of EFL (1998) First degree (BA Modern and Foreign Languages - English and Spanish); University of Salerno, Italy (passed with commendation); (1993) Certificate of Proficiency in English – British Council (Naples, Italy) (1992) Schoolleaving certificate (high school, Liceo Scientifico Statale G. Da Procida, Salerno, Italy); (1990) First Certificate in English – British Council (Naples, Italy) Languages: Italian (fluent, native); English (fluent, quasi-native); Spanish (fluent). Other interests: Academic studies, Visual arts and Creative Writing. Throughout my teaching career, I have on occasionreviewed translations, co-edited books and published articles/review (English literature/Children’s literature/cultural/postcolonial studies). In 2012, I took part in a conference on childhood studies in Padova (The Child and The Book) with a presentation about audio-books of fairy tales. I recently published a peer-reviewed article about inclusiveness in mainstream schools (‘On Creating a Different Normality’ – BJES – My other research interests range within the broad areas of creative writing, languages, music and the visual arts. I paint/ write poetry in Italian and English. All my visual artwork is available for viewing online and my two poem collections ‘Sogna’and ‘L’arpeggiodel frastuono’ are available to buy from booksellers online.