Experience

  • Student Counsellor

    at Portobello Institute

    October 2016 - at Present

    Leinster

    Responsibilities- Student support and counselling services, life coaching, internship programmes, skills assessments, behaviour analysis, goal setting, workshops, feedback, student evaluations, CV writing and behaviour competency interview skills, personal development plans

Education

  • QQI level 6 train the trainer

    at Meath Partnership

    2014 - 2015 (1 year)

  • Bachelor of Science in Psycholgy counselling and business

    at Norwalk Community College

    1984 - 1987 (3 years) Connecticut

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Business

    at Norwalk Community College

    1984 - 1987 (3 years)

  • A levels

    at st gregory roman catholic secondary school

    1974 - 1979 (5 years) Kent

Services offered

  • Counsellor

    Anne-Marie Mc Auley
    7, Lower Courtyard, Headfort Demesne, Kells Co Meath.
    Mobile 086-6658454 email: annemariemc.15@gmail.com




    Objective: To secure a role as a guidance counselor.

    Profile
    I am a professional and experienced counselor who currently works in an academic environment. Analytical thinker with strong problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills. A motivational leader who displays sound judgment and attention to detail. Innovative thinker with an innate ability to listen and empathize. Excellent time management skills. Ability to work both independently and part as a team. High energy individual with a sense of humour.


    .Key Skills

    Individual and Group Counselling.
    Student evaluations
    Mentoring.
    Behaviour Management.
    Social and cultural diversity awareness
    Goal setting and development of Students.
    Feedback and evaluations.
    Develop and deliver on internship programmes for students.
    Facilitate and deliver workshops for students and staff.
    Excellence in client care.
    Kpi’s
    Senior Business Management experience.
    Development Design and Delivery of QQI modules.
    School presentations and open evening at secondary school level
    Business Mentor at Enterprise Ireland.
    IT skills including word. ppt and excel


    Education:
    Norwalk College Ct USA
    BS in Psychology, Counselling and Business
    QQI Level Train the Trainer





    Career History

    Student Support Counsellor
    Portobello Institute, D1 Oct 16- Present
    Responsibilities-
    Student support and counselling services, life coaching, internship programmes, skills assessments, behaviour analysis, goal setting, workshops, feedback, student evaluations, CV writing and behaviour competency interview skills, personal development plans

    Head of Creative Fashion and Beauty
    Portobello Institute D1 Sept 2017- Present
    Developing the department. Overseeing operations, re developing courses,
    Strategic planning, media and stake holder relationships Responsible for scheduling, programme content, QQI and ITEC, internal and external validation, student support and counselling, work experience placement, hiring staff, on- going training,

    Tutor- QQI modules
    Portobello Institute Sept 2014-Present
    Fashion and Business
    Develop and Deliver course content in an interesting and dynamic way, support and develop students, develop internship opportunities,


    Regional Manager,
    Claire’s Accessories Jun 2011- July 2014
    Developed and counselled retail team of 600 plus
    Performance management.
    Implemented personal develop plans
    Liaise with Buyers.
    Roll out of Planograms and visual Merchandising
    Monitored all aspects of operational excellence for 27 stores;
    Managed all aspects of compliance, cash controls, Loss prevention, H&S
    Induction training of new managers and assistant managers.
    Set Sales targets and for stores to achieve company goals.
    Trained and developed store management to lead their teams in maximising sales.
    Delivered induction training and managed new hire process.
    Developed cross training opportunities.
    Identified and developed new retail opportunities within the sector.
    Updated and developed brands and new product ranges within the stores.
    Implemented and drove company promotional activity to achieve in sales.
    Successfully developed and drove KPI's to maximise sales.




    Head of Retail and Operations, the Body Shop - Feb 1998- 2011
    Head of Sales/Operations New Stores Saks Fifth Ave- 1991- 1997
    Counsellor- Germain Lawrence intensive unit - 1987-91




    References happily supplied upon request

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Languages

  • English Native

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