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By:JONATHAN COLLINGS <jmcollings2002@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 29 March 2018

Location: Farnworth, Bolton
Mobile: 07706237640
Email: jmcollings2002@yahoo.co.uk
Jonathan Collings
PROFILE

I have worked in teaching for over 15 years and have developed a wide range of skills which I am hoping to utilise in a mentor/support/tutor role; I enjoy working with young people and adults, helping them to develop their learning skills. I can offer an inclusive and positive learning environment to help students with their confidence in learning and support them to reach their potential. I am confident using IT to create learning materials and lesson plans and I can analyse data and write clear and detailed reports. I am a confident communicator who is able to network with a range of agencies and I am keen to undergo any additional training required for the role.

SKILLS & QUALITIES

• English Degree, TESOL Diploma and PGCE Certificate
• Able to get on well with people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities and understand their needs
• Patience and tact when working with those who may lack confidence
• Excellent planning skills and creativity to prepare interesting activities to improve learners' skills
• Able to motivate and encourage learners to continue with their studies
• Able to complete reports accurately and concisely
• Effective and helpful team member
• Management experience
• Confident using computers and a variety of software

WORK HISTORY

I have taught English to students in Korea, China, Saudi Arabia and Taiwan, I have also taught English and Media Studies in the UK.

Jeollanamdo Office of Education – Korea - Teacher (April 2016- Dec 2016)
Citic Lake International School - Foshan, China - Teacher (July 2015 to March 2016)
Military High School (Al-Ain, U.A.E) Grade 10 English Teacher (Temporary contract: Aug 2014-Mar2015)
E.E.I.C Online Tutor - Freelance Online English Tutor (Feb 2014 – July 2014)
Cedar International School (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia) - Grade 9 English Teacher (Sept 2013 – Dec 2013)
RSAF Prince Sultan Airbase (Al Kharj, Saudi Arabia) - English Instructor (Oct 2012 – June 2013)
Al-Jadwha High School (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) - Education Consultant (Oct 2011 – June 2012)
Kongju National University (Korea) (Feb 2009 – Mar 2011) - Head Teacher/ Teaching
Co-ordinator

Skills developed
• Carrying out skills assessments to develop tailored lesson plans
• Talking to students about what they want to achieve
• Designing learning plans to suit the needs and abilities of each student
• preparing teaching materials using a range of resources like worksheets and computer packages
• Delivering individual and group teaching sessions
• keeping records of achievement and sharing information with students and parents

I worked in Korea as a teacher for over 9 years, working in a variety of teaching settings:-
Actors Language School (Daejon, Korea) - ESL Teacher (July 2008 – Feb 2009)
Seocheon Girls High School (Seocheon, Korea) - ESL Teacher (Feb 2007 – Feb 2008)
Samsung Academy (Daejeon, Korea) - ESL Teacher (Jan 2004 – Jan 2007)
Daeil Academy (Yongin, Korea) - ESL Teacher (Jan 2004 – Dec 2004)
J-Me Language Institute (Yeosu, Korea) - ESL Teacher (Sept 2002 – Oct 2003)
Ivy Junior English Academy (Taipei, Taiwan) ESL Teacher (June 2001 - July 2002)
Stand College, (Manchester) - English/Media Studies/Film Studies - Teacher

EDUCATION / TRAINING

TEFL Qualified
PCGE Diploma
B.A. (Hons.) English (Major)
Theatre Studies (Minor)

3 A Levels (English Lit. /English Lang./Media Studies)
9 G.C.S.E’s

EXCELLENT REFERENCES ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST


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