Fun and patient EFL teacher level 5 certified & Business English

I am a qualified EFL teacher and enjoy creating fun and interesting lessons. I hope to engage with and inspire each one of my students and encourage them to continue on their journey to success. I love to create unique and specifically designed material for the needs and wants of each student. I can communicate well and teach at all levels and ages. I strive to create professional and personal environments for my students.

I have worked in the Hospitality Industry for 10 years as an Events & Wedding Coordinator as well as a Receptionist on Oceania Cruises. Throughout my time working in the front of house sector, I have had ample experience in working with different people from all walks of life. My positions have always been very administration and detail orientated. I have trained many employees over the years. Teaching has always been a large part of my job and passion of mine. I have worked with clients of all ages, from children to adults with many nationalities amongst them. I am eager to pursue a long-term career in teaching English as a foreign language and am excited to begin my new adventure. I love interacting with people from all around the world and wish to provide them with a personalized service and fun experience.

I am a native English-speaking graduate and a UK citizen, however I currently reside in Johannesburg, South Africa. I have completed a 168-hour Level 5 TEFL course as well as a 30-hour Business English TEFL course with The TEFL Academy.

I have a real desire to improve the lives of others by teaching English and giving them the knowledge and skills to succeed in life. I look forward to creating exciting and engaging lessons to motivate my students and help them to learn effectively and achieve their English learning goals.

I am new to the wonderful world of teaching English as a foreign language; however, I have had many successful years of working in the Hospitality industry with teaching and guiding staff members in their day to day tasks. I am a people’s person and love to educate and give students the knowledge they need to be great at what they do. Every day is an opportunity to learn something new!

Last Resume Update August 5, 2020
Address Telecommute, United Kingdom
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Experience

Tres Jolie Wedding and Function Venue
Senior Coordinator
Jul 2017 - Oct 2019
July 2017 – October 2019 Tres Jolie Wedding and Function Venue
(worked at Tres Jolie on two different occasions)

Senior Coordinator - Responsible for the entire wedding and function process (corporate and private) as well as on the day organisation (set up, briefing and training of staff, running of program, supervising and running of buffet.)
C/S Marina, Oceania Cruises, 238.35 m
Receptionist
Jan 2017 - Jun 2017
January 2017 – June 2017 Receptionist on C/S Marina, Oceania Cruises, 238.35 m

Receptionist and front of house for a passenger liner of 1400 guests and 800 crew. Duties included providing reports pertaining to port information and excursions, making and following up on all maintenance reports, foreign currency sales and exchange, embarkation and disembarkation, running and payments of guest accounts, following up with the relevant departments concerning any guest discrepancies and other guest relations
Tres Jolie Wedding and Function Venue
Wedding & Functions Coordinator
May 2015 - Apr 2016
May 2015 – April 2016 Tres Jolie Wedding and Function Venue

Wedding & Functions Coordinator - Responsible for the entire wedding and function process (corporate and private) as well as on the day organisation (set up, briefing and training of staff, running of program, supervising and running of buffet.)
Toadbury Hall Hotel 5 Star
Coordinator & Reservations
Aug 2012 - Apr 2016
August 2012 – April 2015 Toadbury Hall Hotel 5 Star

Coordinator & Reservations - Responsible for the reservation and execution process of conferences, restaurant bookings, picnics, weddings, accommodation, corporate and private functions

Education

The TEFL Academy, UK
(168 h level 5) & Business English (30 h)
May 2020 - Jul 2020
TEFL TRAINING
Qualifi Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
- Create lessons for a variety of levels from pre-intermediate to advanced
- Teaching speaking, listening, reading and writing
- Material & resource creation, utilising the internet
- English grammar and how to teach the essential language
- Needs analysis and teaching in different situations
- Classroom management and teaching techniques
Course modules covered
- An Introduction to Lesson Planning
- Teaching English Vocabulary
- Teaching Pronunciation
- Understanding English Grammar
- Teaching Receptive Skills: Listening and Reading
- Teaching Productive Skills: Speaking and Writing
- Teaching Grammar
- A brief history of the English language and language teaching
- Teaching materials and aids and classroom management strategies
- The effective use of resources

Teaching Business English Course
Course modules covered
- Overview of teaching business English
- Techniques and activities for teaching business skills
- Intercultural awareness. Teaching receptive and productive skills
Oceania Cruise Lines / Norwegian Cruises STC Southern Africa
STCW10 Course
Jan 2016 - Jan 2017
2016 - 2017 STCW10 Course – Oceania Cruise Lines / Norwegian Cruises
SA School of Weddings
Certificate in Events
Jan 2011 - Dec 2012
2011 - 2012 Certificate in Events – SA School of Weddings
The Kings Collage Bryanston
Matriculated at The Kings Collage Bryanston – IEB
Jan 2010 - Dec 2010
2010 Matriculated at The Kings Collage Bryanston – IEB

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