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Olga Saveljeva

Head of English at Unaizah College of Excellence

Location
London, United Kingdom
Industry
Education Management
Current
  1. Unaizah College of Excellence
Previous
  1. Barnet and Southgate College,
  2. Northwood School,
  3. Riga Hanza secondary school
Education
  1. Birkbeck, U. of London
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Unaizah College of Excellence

Unaizah College of Excellence

Head of English Department

– Present

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Background

Summary

I am a patient, reliable and enthusiastic English language teacher / trainer with a wide experience of working with a diverse range of individuals. I have a Bachelor’s degree in English Philology, Trinity CertTESOL and proven 9 years’ experience teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language to children, teenagers and adults, I am passionate about education and have excellent communication skills.

Experience

Head of English Department

Unaizah College of Excellence
– Present (6 months)Saudi Arabia

• Leading learning within the department
• Ensuring high standards of teaching, addressing any issues where teaching falls below the required standards
• Ensuring that all courses have schemes of work that enable examination objectives and that courses are appropriately resourced
• ensuring that all new staff receive a comprehensive induction
• supporting the continuing professional development of department staff

ESOL and Skills for Life Teacher

Barnet and Southgate College
(1 year 4 months)London, United Kingdom

• Teaching English, Maths and IT to adult students (19+, Pre-entry to Level 2)
• Teaching English, Maths and IT to young adults (16+, all levels)
• Planning and preparation of lessons, schemes of work
• Delivery of tutor training; ‘Using social media in your teaching and learning’.
• Maintaining student records for internal and external inspection (Ofsted)
• Assessment of student progress; attendance, retention, success
• Invigilating, interviewing and assessment of students and other administrative tasks required by the department and wider college
• Organising pastoral and extra-curricular activities; trips, guest speakers, vocational taster courses.

English as an Additional Language Tutor

Northwood School
(2 years 8 months)

• Teaching English to students (13-18 year olds) who speak English as a second language
• Planning and preparation of lessons
• Supporting students in all areas of the curriculum
• Preparing students for GCSEs in English and other subjects
• Mentoring and advising on further study opportunities
• Maintaining pupil records and carrying out administrative tasks
• Working closely with English, Math and Science departments in order to develop support materials
• Assessment of pupils' progress

English teacher

Riga Hanza secondary school
(4 years 5 months)

 Teaching English to students aged 12-18
 Planning lessons incorporating English history and literature
 Assessment of pupils' progress
 Organizing outings and activities
 Liaising with parents and healthcare professionals

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Opportunities Olga is looking for:

  • Joining a nonprofit board
  • Skills-based volunteering (pro bono consulting)

Causes Olga cares about:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Education
  • Environment

Organizations Olga supports:

Languages

  1. Russian

    Native or bilingual proficiency
  2. Latvian

    Native or bilingual proficiency
  3. French

    Limited working proficiency
  4. Spanish

    Limited working proficiency
  5. English

    Native or bilingual proficiency
  6. Persian

    Elementary proficiency
  7. Latin

    Elementary proficiency

Skills

  • Multilingual
  • Microsoft Office
  • Teaching
  • Lesson Planning
  • Administrative Support
  • Test Planning
  • Foreign Languages
  • Teaching English as a...
  • Administrative...
  • Language Teaching
  • ESL
  • Curriculum Design
  • TEFL
  • Applied Linguistics
  • TESOL
  • English
  • International Education
  • IELTS
  • Teaching Writing
  • TOEFL
  • Literature
  • English Literature
  • Teaching Adults
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Education

TEFL Lab

Trinity CertTESOL, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Latvijas Universitate / University of Latvia

Bachelor 's degree in English Philology, English Language and Literature

Activities and Societies: History of the Ancient Celts (History club), Medieval sword fighting (European weapon techniques, semi-professional club)

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