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About me:

With over 5 years of experience working with children within different environments, I am a charismatic and dedicated native English teacher, aspiring to pursue a career in Montessori. I am passionate in guiding young students in their development and learning of the English language, while supporting them in creating independence and mindfulness in their own learning. My purpose is to provide the best learning environment, embedding enthusiasm for learning in young students which can set up the best start in life. 

Education:

The TEFL Academy – TQUK Level 5

Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language :168 Hours

 

AFDA Film and Television School- Bachelor of Arts in Motion Picture

January 2011 – March 2014

Film theory, Production Management, Screenwriting and Directing

  • Cum Laude
  • Dean’s List

Experience:

Monkey Tree Learning Center, ESL Head Teacher

March 2019 – February 2020, November 2020 - Current

  • Delivered structured English lessons to students aged 3 – 12 years old
  • Developed reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in students aged 3-12 years old.
  • Facilitated small group activities emphasizing critical thinking
  • Evaluated students’ progress via monthly academic reports
  • Taught relevant English lessons focusing on building fluency
  • Highlight: Received promotion as head teacher, ensuring the overall preparation of lessons and quality control

 

Norwegian Cruise Lines, Youth Counselor

June 2015–October 2018

  • Facilitated and delivered exciting and energy-driven youth activities and entertainment
  • Basic child care provided to children aged 3 - 12 years old
  • Responsible for groups of 1 child up to 60 children within a team of other counselors while ensuring their safety within the center and around the ship
  • Host for numerous events including circus shows, game shows , workshops to crowds up to over 100 people with and without the use of a microphone
  • Front-line customer service to parents, facilitating check in and out procedures
  • Mentoring new team members in facility operations
  • Designed and hand crafted fun set-ups and decorations for youth center as well as crafts for the children’s activities
  • Highlight: Hand selected to be a part of the opening team for the newest ship in the fleet

 

Fuzebox Productions, Production Coordinator  

April 2014–May 2015

  • Responsible for arranging and securing shooting locations
  • Tracked accounts and reconciled budget up to R 1 mil.
  • Drawing up schedules and daily call sheets for crews consisting of 50 people
  • Coordinated accommodation and transport for cast and crew
  • Coordinated cast and crew readings and meetings
  • Researched and corresponded with numerous potential candidates for reality show
  • Administered basic office organization
  • Highlight: Worked from pre-production to post production, coordinating a local feature film and reality show

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