Amy is a highly organised, enthusiastic and resourceful individual. With a BA in Spanish and French, she has a keen interest in language tuition and has experience in a variety of education environments with all ages, levels and speeds of learning. Amy has a genuine interest in the objectives and aspirations of students and as such she is able to adapt teaching materials to suit the needs of the individual and their specific learning styles. She is dedicated to motivating students by keeping lessons not only fresh and inspired, but also relevant and in a context they can connect with. A confident communicator, Amy possesses strong interpersonal skills and cultivates relationships with both students and parents. In her professional career, Amy is an Events Manager responsible for the end-to-end organisation and delivery of hospitality events for the Lord Mayor of London, from intimate receptions to large-scale dinners, with the aim of promoting London as the worlds leading centre for finance, business and culture.
French Teaching Assistant, City of Bristol College, April 2013 English and Spanish Teacher, Sungate School, Argentina, April September 2012 English Teacher, British Council, France, September 2011 April 2012 Devised and delivered varying levels of French classes to English students aged 14 16, and English classes to both Argentine students ranging from age 3 65, and French students aged 16 20. Also taught Spanish to fellow English tutors and camp leaders (see below) Taught grammar, reading, writing and speaking in a fresh and motivated way, using a number of mediums from textbooks to magazines, songs to television clips, role plays and more Produced additional resources, designed for specific classes, that targeted areas of work for improvement Prepared students for examinations in all language skills, including the First Cambridge English (FCE, level B2) examinations and the baccalauréat Provided a first-hand source of authentic, current language input and brought aspects of British culture and current affairs into the classroom, particularly in conversation classes with more advanced students Camp Leader, Colonias de Inmersión al Idioma, Argentina, April September 2012 Led English Immersion Camps that provided up to 100 Argentine children the chance to enhance their command of the English language in a dynamic and engaging environment Designed and ran themed camp programmes that revolved around historical or contemporary events, the legends and traditions of English-speaking countries, including songs, dances, campfires, games, activities, drama sketches Chairman of the Staff-Student Liaison Committee, University of Bristol, September 2012 - June 2013 Gathered student opinions on the degree programme, life in the department and the learning facilities Chaired monthly meetings to discuss issues with student representatives and Hispanic Studies staff Made changes accordingly with faculty and reported back to the student body Karate Teacher, Red Tiger Karate Club, Manchester, March 2006 September 2009 Taught up to 3 classes a week, from beginners to more advanced students, from 5 70 years old
Weekday evenings Weekends on request
Rates summary: £25 per hour
mile travel radius
- Spanish and French
- University of Bristol
- Shenfield High School