I aim to provide highly interactive and real-world focused tuition, with the goal of providing pupils with the linguistic tools to cope in social and professional environments. This will involve practical and activity-based lessons, with suitable reflection time to tailor lessons to each individual.
I am a high-energy and motivated teacher who is passionate about achieving the individual goals of each pupil, through personal learning plans and challenging but enjoyable lessons.
I'm a qualified Teaching English as a Foreign Language teacher, with previous tutoring experience in English and Science.
I also have over 8 years experience as a Swimming Instructor teaching children and adults, and working in two prestigious schools in the UK.
If you wish to cancel a lesson, please let me know as soon as possible and we can arrange for another time and date.
78 Oude Arnhemsweg, Zeist, Utrecht
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I’m a high energy graduate with a strong work ethic and a passion for environmental management and sustainable development. I have experience working in professional environments on an international scale, where I have been able to thrive in multi-lingual teams and develop good problem-solving skills.
Education & Qualifications
2013-2017 University of Exeter, BSc (Hons) Geography with European Study with Advanced Proficiency in German
I attained a 2:1 final degree classification during my studies at Exeter. I developed various skills and capacities including proficiency with a variety of software, including ArcGIS, Python, the hydraulic modelling program HEC-RAS and the hydrological modelling program HEC-HMS. I gained extensive report writing experience, including flood impact assessments, GIS mapping and interpretation and analytical and statistical assignments. I studied German at C1 level for 2 years, achieving an averaged final grade of 67% across a variety of written and oral examinations. I also studied Advanced Beginner Spanish at A2/B1 level for 1 year, achieving a final grade of 73%.
2014-2015 University College Utrecht, Netherlands
My Erasmus Year was spent at the University College Utrecht studying Liberal Arts and Sciences. I pursued subjects ranging from sustainability and biogeography to sociology and politics. Alongside my studies, I followed a university-led MOOC from the University of Stockholm on Planetary Boundaries. I attained a final 1st class grade of 71% during my year at UCU.
2010-2012 The Chase Technology College, Malvern. Worcestershire
3 A-Levels: Geography (A), Biology (A), German (B), AS Level Mathematics (C)
September 2017– November 2017, Research Intern, Centre de Developpement de la Region Tensift, Marrakech
The CDRT is an NGO operating within the region of Marrakech, delivering sustainable development projects around the themes of democracy, citizenship, public health, and the environment. I was responsible for the successful delivery of two new sustainable development projects in the region of Marrakech, requiring project management, negotiation, and excellent communication skills. These projects provided business advice and online sales training to a women’s cooperative and educational programs for school children on climate change and public health respectively. Identification of potential global and national partners for the CDRT, and conception of project proposals. This required accurate and concise report writing, alongside an awareness of professional business norms and values. Communication pathways varied in language, and I utilized my French lingual skills to deliver projects and tasks on time and to a suitably professional standard. Collaboration with professionals and local stakeholders to deliver sustainable development projects on themes such as civil engagement, public health, democracy and human rights, and climate change mitigation. I required a good independent work ethic to collaborate remotely with other actors, and the ability to problem-solve and negotiate with a variety of individuals.
October 2017 – Present, Research Volunteer, Less Meat Less Heat,
Working as a remote research volunteer with Less Meat Less Heat, a climate action group, requires strong communication skills across a variety of different platforms, such as Trello and Slack, and the ability to work independently. I was part of the team that helped Less Meat Less Heat prepare for the 2017 COP23 in Bonn, including identifying beneficial policy documents, researching scientific articles and research around the topic of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions, and contributing to wider group work.
January 2016-July 2016, Project and Volunteer Coordinator, Green Office Utrecht, Utrecht
Whilst studying in Utrecht, I also undertook a part-time internship at the Green Office. This is the sustainability hub for the University of Utrecht and is pivotal for driving and progressing the sustainability strategies of the student, academic and administrative communities. I was responsible for the management and coordination of volunteers, including strategizing for volunteer retention, organizing new partnerships for volunteer participation, and delivering events for volunteers. This was a high-energy role, applying good marketing and motivational skills with management of individuals and groups, and effective independent- and team-work. The role required liaising with a variety of stakeholders from professional, academic and community backgrounds to develop and deliver sustainability-focused projects. I collaborated with other actors in multiple languages to promote and expand the integral sustainability focus of the Green Office.
July 2010-Current, Swimming Instructor, Malvern Active, Malvern, Worcestershire
I have 7 years’ experience as a ASA Level 2 Qualified Swimming Instructor. I have worked with a variety of participants of differing ages, requiring a flexible communication style and the ability to build strong relationships. This role has needed strong commitment and enthusiasm, complemented by good teamwork and awareness of professional workplace legislation, such as child safeguarding and health and safety at work directives.
Skills: Professional Report Writing, Multi-Lingual Communication, Proficiency with a variety of modelling software (ArcGIS, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS), Project Management.
Additional Experience and Interests
2017 Climate Change in Africa International Conference: Assistant Organiser
I was responsible for the registration and organisation of participants and helped to compose the opening speech of the conference.
2016-2017: University of Exeter Rugby League 1st XIII Captain and Alumni Secretary
Responsible for the organisation and management of players and coaches, alongside a representative capacity within the Athletic Union.
2014-2015: University of Exeter Student-Staff Liaison Committee Representative for Geography
A representative role for the student body, requiring communication with fellow students, presentation and discussion of information to academics and administrators, and promotion of student engagement.
References: Available on request
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Marian is a great student. Willing to learn and dedicated to practicing outside of lessons. We have especially enjoyed developing her conversational English.
George is a great tutor, very patient and kind, with experience tutoring adults and children. He is very dedicated to his pupils and likes to ensure they're also enjoying their lessons!
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