Experience

  • Teacher

    at PK Education

    October 2018 - July 2019

    Birmingham

    Here I worked on long term and short term contracts as a cover and maternity leave teacher, working with a range of special needs schools with children ranging from the ages of 7-16. I was responsible for the planning, preparation and assessment in all areas of the National Curriculum of England. My role included teaching children with complex needs and challenging behaviours with a focus on functionality and creativity in both core and foundation subjects. In addition I updated individual educational health-care plans and created new targets for children to achieve by the end of their key stage with input from other professionals and parents.

  • Reception Teacher

    at Chivenor Primary School

    September 2017 - July 2018

    Birmingham

    During my time at this school I taught a class of children aged 4-5 years, with a focus on the early years curriculum and learning through play and exploration. My role included the planning, delivery and assessment of all areas of the curriculum including enhancement with synthetic phonics and early reading. Additional duties included ongoing detailed observations and assessments to help children reach their early learning goals whilst having an engaging educational experience. During this role I also ran a weekly drum club that was attended by children from all year groups within the school.

  • Trainee Teacher

    at Centre for Research in Early Childhood

    September 2016 - July 2017

    Birmingham

    As part of my School Centred Initial Teacher Training course I worked full time over the academic year shared between 2 schools. The first was St Thomas Nursery where I worked with children from the ages 2-4 years and the second was Summerfield Primary School where I taught a class aged 5-6 years. My role included delivering a range of lessons in all areas of the curriculum and using assessment to inform planning. I had opportunities to experiment with different pedagogical styles and reflect on my own practice.

  • Supply Teaching Assistant

    at PK Education

    September 2013 - July 2016

    Birmingham

    This role was working as a supply teaching assistant in a range of schools in long term positions. I worked closely with teachers to help prepare resources, provide displays, moderate 1:1 small group interventions and help children with their personal care.

  • Drum Teacher

    at The Dhol Foundation

    August 2013 - June 2014

    Peterborough

    I worked at Jack Hunt School conducting extracurricular drum activities and workshops for children aged 5-16 years. This concluded with a performance within the school and as part of the Peterborough Lantern Parade procession.

Education

  • Epilepsy and Midazolam Administration

    at Langley Special School

    2019 - 2019 (1 year) Birmingham

  • Training, Standardisation and Moderation

    at Langley Special School

    2019 - 2019 (1 year) Birmingham

  • Big Maths and Mathletics

    at Chivenor Primary School

    2018 - 2018 (1 year) Birmingham

  • Read Write Inc Phonics

    at Chivenor Primary School

    2018 - 2018 (1 year) Birmingham

  • SENCO and Curriculum Mapping

    at Chivenor Primary School

    2018 - 2018 (1 year) Birmingham

  • Safeguarding and Wrap PREVENT 3

    at Chivenor Primary School

    2018 - 2018 (1 year) Birmingham

  • Team Teach

    at CREC

    2017 - 2017 (1 year) Birmingham

  • Th FA Primary Teachers' Award

    at Centre for Research in Early Childhood

    2017 - 2017 (1 year) Birmingham

  • Autism Awareness AET 1

    at Centre for Research in Early Childhood

    2017 - 2017 (1 year) Birmingham

  • Roma Population in Birmingham

    at Birmingham Headteachers Forum

    2017 - 2017 (1 year) Birmingham

  • PGCE SCITT Programme with Primary QTS

    at CREC Early Years Partnership

    2016 - 2017 (1 year) Birmingham

  • TEFL/TESOL Master 140 hour course

    at TEFLINK

    2013 - 2013 (1 year)

  • Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

    at Birmingham City and Guilds

    2012 - 2013 (1 year) Birmingham

  • BSc Biological and Biomedical Psychology

    at Manchester Metropolitan University

    2005 - 2008 (3 years) Birmingham

Languages

  • German Elementary

  • English Native

Hives