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Miss Anna

Member Since: 08/10/2014
Last Login: 08/10/2014
Location: Paddington, London, United Kingdom
Post Code: W2
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Rates: £25.00 per hour

  • Adult Learner: £25.00 per hour
  • Degree: £25.00 per hour

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About Anna

I am an education and psychology professional based in London, United Kingdom. I have extensive teaching, mentoring and coaching experience with children, teenagers and adults having been diagnosed with mild, moderate and severe Special Educational and Behavioural Needs. I wish to pursue a career within the education & mental health industry and I can start ASAP.

Availability: ASAP, evenings only

Willing to travel: 1 mile

Tutoring Experience:

July 2014- November 2014: SEN Classroom Teacher at Lark Hall Primary School, Centre For Autism (Full- Time)

• Prepared and conducted KS2 lessons with extensive use of PECS, Makaton & BSL (Phonics, Literacy, Maths, Science, Humanities, Science, ICT, Physical Education, Music, PSHCE/ SEAL, Art & Design Technology, Understanding the World)

• Implemented Gina Davies Approach for Circle Time

• Facilitated the learning experience, managed the behaviour and cultivated the social skills’ of pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), severe Behaviour Emotional and Social Difficulties (BESD/ EBD) & various medical conditions May 2013- July 2014: PPA Cover/ Special Education Needs Classroom Teacher at Marjory Kinnon School (Full-Time)

• Prepared and conducted lessons with extensive use of PECS, Cued Articulation, Makaton & BSL: Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 & 2 lessons (Phonics, Literacy, Maths, Science, Humanities, Science, ICT, Physical Education, Music, PSHCE/ SEAL, Art & Design Technology, Understanding the World)

• Facilitated the learning experience, managed the behaviour and cultivated the social skills’ of pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Down Syndrome (DS), Behaviour Emotional and Social Difficulties (BESD/ EBD) & other severe medical conditions (cerebral Palsy, epilepsy, etc.)

• Implemented a Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Approach April- May 2013: Supply Teacher/ Cover Supervisor at Career Teachers & Tempest Resourcing

• Prepared and conducted lessons Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, 2 & 3 at Elm Court School, St’s Mary’s CE Primary School (Junior), Mayespark Primary School etc. (Mainstream & Special Schools) January- April 2013: Key Stage 2 Special Education Needs (SEN) Classroom Teacher at Octavia House School: An Independent Therapeutic Primary School, A BESD/ EBD Specialist Unit, London (Full-Time)

• Prepared and conducted Key Stage 2 lessons (Phonics, English, Maths, Science, PSHCE/ SEAL, ICT, Art & Design Technology, Cooking & Food Technology)

• Facilitated the learning experience, managed the behaviour and cultivated the social skills’ of pupils with Behaviour Emotional and Social Difficulties (BESD/ EBD)

• Implemented a Non-Violent Crisis Intervention/ Team Teach Approach November 2012- January 2013: Special Education Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant at Octavia House School: An Independent Therapeutic Primary School, A BESD/EBD Specialist Unit, London (Full-Time)

• Prepared and conducted lessons

• Facilitated the learning experience, managed the behaviour and cultivated the social skills’ of pupils with Behaviour Emotional and Social Difficulties (BESD/EBD)

• Implemented a Non-Violent Crisis Intervention/ Team Teach Approach

• Supported Years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 September- November 2012: Special Education Needs (SEN) Teaching and Mobility Assistant at Sydenham School, A Science, Mathematics and Technology Secondary School For Girls, London (Full-Time)

• Facilitated the learning experience, movement and psychological well-being on a one-to-one basis

• Familiarized myself with the British Educational System and National Curriculum

• Supported Years 9 and 10 October 2012-April: Educational Support Worker/ Note-taker at Birbeck University, London (Part-Time)

• Provided educational student support in the form of note-taking for a student studying Bsc in Psychology October 2012-current: Manager/ Editor/ Graduate Psychologist (Full-Time)

• Worked autonomously

• Managed my own diary 2003- current: Tutor of English, Greek and German, Advisor Using Multiple Counselling Skills, London & Athens, Greece (Full-Time)

• Taught and intervened in cases of children/ teenagers/ adults with learning difficulties such as Global Developmental Delay (GDD), Dyslexia and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) through the implementation of a multi-sensory teaching method (use of flash-cards, images, signs, computer, television, radio, etc.)

• Prepared pupils for various foreign language certificates (KET, PET, FCE, ECCE, CAE, CPE, ECPE, IELTS etc.)

• Taught Business English to a group of employees in the Hellenic Institute of Architecture (HELIA) within the National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF)

• Taught and counselled children/ teenagers/ adults having been diagnosed with conditions such as oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) and major depressive disorder (MDD) via applying an eclectic and integrative approach (techniques used: deeper exploration, confrontation, normalising, externalising, reframing, deconstruction, monitoring, client feedback etc.) March- June 2006: Teacher/ Advisor in Doukas Private School, Athens, Greece (Teacher Training)

• Observed English lessons as conducted

• Taught English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) to intermediate and advanced learners in a private school setting EDUCATION & TRAINING 2010- 2012: MEd in Psychology of Education (BPS route entitling Graduate Membership of the British Psychological Society) at the University of Bristol (Upper Hons 2:1)

• Modules undertaken: Brain, Mind & Education, Cognition & Learning, Statistics, Social Psychology, Counselling Young People and Families, Practical Counselling Skills 2 (optional), Developmental Psychology, Individual Differences, British Psychological Society (BPS) Examination

• Dissertation (qualitative study) awarded with Distinction: ‘A Small Scale Empirical Study Exploring Counsellors’ Perceptions of Client Monitoring and Feedback (CMF)’ 2002- 2007: BEd in English and Greek Literature and Language at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Upper Hons 2:1)

• Modules undertaken: Academic Discourse, Linguistics 1, Linguistics 2, Linguistics 3, History of New Hellenism, Modern Greek Literature: Contrastive Analysis, English & American Fiction, Translation 1, Translation 2, Developmental Psychology, English Phonetics, Intercultural Education, English & American Poetry, Contemporary Anglophone Theatre, Pedagogy, Genres in English, Literary Theory & Criticism, Art History, Arabic Studies, Applied Linguistics to Foreign Language Teaching and Learning, Theory of Culture, Representation of Women in Films, English Literature of the 1980’s, Victorian Novel, ELT Methods & Practices, William Shakespeare, Conrad, Kipling & Colonialism, Gender & Ideology in the Anglophone Theatre, Practice Teaching in TEFL 1, Practice Teaching in TEFL 2, Comparative Literature, 20th Century American Women, TEFL Practicum, Fact & Fiction: The Slipperiness of Truth in Renaissance Literature, Christopher Marlowe

• Included a TEFL Practicum where I taught English to intermediate and advanced learners in a private school setting

• Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)/ Teacher Reference Number: 1382057 SEMINARS/ CONFERENCES ATTENDED/ CERTIFICATIONS ACQUIRED

• 10/ 06/ 2014: Marjory Kinnon School: Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS/ InPrint) (INSET DAY)

• 04/ 04/ 2014: Marjory Kinnon School: Earwig (INSET DAY) • 31/ 03/ 2014: Marjory Kinnon School : SPELL Framework (INSET DAY)

• 24- 25 October 2013: Marjory Kinnon School: B-Squared Training (INSET DAY)

• 07/ 10/ 2013: Marjory Kinnon School: EduCare NSPCC Programme: Certificate in Preventing Bullying Behaviour

• 05/ 10/ 2013: Marjory Kinnon School: Educare Certificate: An Introduction to Equality & Diversity

• 02/ 10/ 2013: Marjory Kinnon School: EduCare NSPCC Programme: Child Protection Awareness in Education

• 24/ 09/ 2013: Marjory Kinnon School: Epipen Training (INSET DAY)

• 17/ 09/ 2013: Marjory Kinnon School: Buccal Training (INSET DAY)

• 7-8 June 2013: Coaching Academy: Life Coaching Certificate

• 20- 21 December 2012: Octavia House School: Two Day Workshop: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention: A CPI Offering • 22- 23 August 2012: Teaching Personnel: Team-Teach Foundation (Basic): Training Programme in Positive Handling Strategies within a Holistic Framework

• 14- 15 March 2009: 30th Anniversary TESOL Greece Convention

• 28/ 09/ 2008: TESOL Greece Event: Start of the Year Event

• 11- 12 October 2008: 16th Annual Convention of TESOL Macedonia-Thrace, Northern Greece: Deconstructing And Reconstructing The Teacher

• 9- 30 August 2008: Professional Development Course in Didactics in English Language held at Mponias Institute

• 1- 8 August 2008: Professional Development Course in General Didactics held at Mponias Institute

• 1- 30 July 2008: Professional Development Course in Children’s And Teenagers’ Psychology held at Mponias Institute

• 1- 30 June 2008: Professional Development Course in Awareness of English Language held at Mponias Institute

• 23/ 10/ 2007: TESOL Greece Event: Making The Most Of Your Coursebook

• 19/ 2/ 2006: TESOL Greece Event: Using Literature And Theatre To Teach English

• 12/ 2/ 2006: Cambridge ESOL Seminar Day: FCE Reading

• 11/ 2/ 2006: Cambridge ESOL Seminar Day: YLE Speaking

• 18- 19 March 2006: 27th Annual TESOL Greece Convention

• 5/ 11/ 2006: Cambridge ESOL Seminar Day: PET Reading & Writing

• 26- 28 November 2004: 5th Hellenic Convention organised by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens with worldwide attendance: Teaching And Learning In The Society Of Knowledge

• 7/ 11/ 2004: Cambridge ESOL Seminar Day: KET-PET Speaking, Writing, Reading, Listening KEY STRENGTHS

• Language Skills: Fluent in English (English and Greek Literature and Language, Certificate of Proficiency in English, CPE, International English Language Testing, IELTS), Greek (Mother Tongue) and German (Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom)

• IT literate: Familiar with SPSS, proficient in Windows, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Email, Internet (ECDL CORE and extensive everyday use) AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

• Author of the E-Book: ‘Is Therapy Overrated?

• 100+ Swimming medals

• Leader of High-School Volleyball team • Latin Dancing Bronze and Silver Awards and Qualifications accredited by the International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) ASSOCIATIONS

• Teachers Of English To Speakers Of Other Languages (TESOL Greece)

• British Psychological Society (BPS): Membership Number: 295352 (Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership)

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