I am a people person who wants to make a difference to individuals I encounter in my everyday life.
Willing to travel: 5 miles
Sixteen years experience working with children, young people and adults, of which have been in formal and informal educational settings (teaching and youth work). Have taught GCSE English, Literacy, Assertiveness Training, Personal Development Skills, Functional Skills, Interview and CV Writing Skills, Numeracy, ESOL, Hospitality and Catering, both onsite and off site in the community. Highly committed, professional and qualified focus Educator/ Youth Worker with extensive marketing knowledge in engaging clients, team working, building effective working relationship with internal and external customers as well as liaising with internal departments and customers; highly skilled at working in partnerships with outside agencies; ability to ensure strong partnerships and communications with parents; high level of organisational, written and verbal communication skills.
Have skills and experience in writing Business Plans, lesson plans, scheme of work, Risk Assessment as well as keeping record and reports writing, Data Protection, confidence in use of data to analyse and evaluate performance, presenting outcomes to a variety of audiences; ability to lead and manage a very high quality team of support staff to ensure provision matches the needs of all clients, especially with special or additional educational need; ability to deal effectively with Child Protection issues, Safeguarding Children and Young People, supervision, supported learning, monitoring, evaluation, assessment, induction, reviewing, presentation, National Curriculum, creative, planning, preparing, marking and managing clients/student behaviour. Experience The Manchester CollegeTutor The Manchester College June 2011 – Present (3 years 3 months) Duties to develop materials and teach on various courses, which include: Key Skills, Cookery, Functional skills-English and Maths etc. Key Achievements
• Prepared learners for a life after prison and reducing re-offending
• Planned and conduct thematic activities that target students’ life skills and character development, which aid students’ engagement.
• Recommended and implemented the shift from workbook study to literature, which resulted in students’ learning and understanding literature in-depth and developing an appreciation of its value that extended far beyond simple worksheet lessons.
• Have obtained funding for a Functional Skills Programme.
• Written and coordinated the “Hospitality and Catering Course (City & Guilds)”
(February 2014) (Open)1 course Deputy Project Manager YWCA July 2000 – July 2010 (10 years 1 month) Duties were to manage all educational programmes, plan, develop and prepare materials and teach on various courses; deliver various group and one-to-one youth work confidence and self-esteem development programmes (age 14-30+), etc (Open)18 courses, including: Part-Time Tutor The Adult College of Barking and Dagenham September 1997 – August 2004 (7 years)Dagenham-Essex Duties were to develop materials and teach on various courses, which include: GCSE English, Key Skills, Basic Skills, and ICT etc. (Open)2 courses Educational Advisor Vision Community Project-Barking and Dagenham January 2003 – June 2004 (1 year 6 months)Barking Duties were to advice, design and develop programmes, recruit, train, deliver and manage a team of tutors within the core curriculum subject areas. Part-Time Tutor Basildon Adult Community College September 2001 – July 2002 (11 months)Basildon Essex Duties were to carry out assessment for accredited courses in Wordpower, key skills, and GCSE English. Also to review students’ progress in line with short and long term objectives. Learning Support Assistant Valence Infants School March 1992 – July 1994 (2 years 5 months)Dagenham- Essex Working with children 3-10 years experiencing difficulties in learning; in a variety of contexts including class work, group work, and support centre and one to one.