Online English Teacher (Remote position)
at Classtalk, Shenzen, China
March 2019 - October 2019
Province of KwaZulu-Natal
Teaching English online on various vitual platforms to classrooms of 50+ students of schools across China. Creating lessons in support of each school's English textbooks and in line with the Chinese National College Entrance Examination.
Trainer/Facilitator (contract work)
at Nelson Mandela University Business School
February 2012 - November 2012
Facilitated the Emotional and Cultural Intelligence course to business professionals and corporate teams.
Partner in Management Consultancy
at Lore Consulting
August 2005 - February 2008
Co-partner in a small organisational development consultancy aimed at improving human coordination to enhance business objectives. One of its projects assisted a long-term client, Eskom Southern Region (Eastern Cape), in improving work coordination and communication across a production pipeline involving several departments, their managers and their staff. This increased their key performance indicators by 20% in 6 months.
Management Consultant (contract work)
at Denmar Truck and Driver
March 2005 - June 2005
Managing, developing and coaching effective communication among staff, aimed at building relationships and addressing past failures. Reporting, evaluating and monitoring operational changes in terms productivity, and investigating staff dissatisfaction.
Facilitator (contract work)
at Open Ltd
February 2005 - March 2005
Contractual work in corporate research, design and co-facilitation of workshops aimed at maximizing efficiency and effectiveness in management styles and staff performance.
English Second Language (ESL) Teacher
at Various Taiwanese kindergartens and language schools
February 2002 - July 2004
Coached and taught Taiwanese of all ages in communicative English with special emphasis on western culture and social dynamics. Range of students were from kindergartens, language schools, businesses, schools to Taiwanese teachers.
Lecturer/ Student Counsellor
at Boston Business College
January 2001 - December 2001
Lectured Business English and Human Resources. Facilitated all Emotional Intelligence Development workshops. Responsibilities included career counselling, student counselling, marketing, student evaluations and developing student extra-curriculum activities.
Practical Copy-editing and Proofreading Course
at South African Writers’ College
2018 - 2018 (1 year)
Teaching English as Foreign Language certificate
at Cape Town TEFL Institute
2001 - 2001 (1 year) Province of the Western Cape
BA Honours Degree in Psychology cum laude
at Stellenbosch University
2000 - 2000 (1 year) Province of the Western Cape
BA Degree in Psychology, Social Work and Religious Studies
at Stellenbosch University
1997 - 1999 (2 years) Province of the Western Cape
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