Melissa

A highly capable professional English teacher committed to supporting student learning and engagement.
27 years oldEnglish TeachingCome from United KingdomLiving in Overseas
LanguageEnglish, Spanish
Mandarinsimple communication

A highly capable professional English teacher committed to supporting student learning and engagement. I am able to provide a supportive classroom environment building trust with the students, helping them to achieve academic excellence, social development and emotional stability. I am a passionate, hardworking teacher with a strong attention to detail and eager to develop in my teaching career. I am looking for the next position to further my knowledge and skills and make a significant contribution in this field which will help me enable students to reach their full potential.

Trainer (English)
CfBT Brunei
Apr 2019 - Now(2 years)

• Teaching English to mainland 800+ Chinese employees at HengYi. • Developing pacing plans and preparing appropriate lesson plans for A0 to B2 levels. • Creating course materials, resources, PowerPoint presentations and assessments. • Delivering clear instructions, encouraging and engaging students. • Testing the progress of the students across the four skills. • Planning timetables.

Freelance Nurtitionist, Brunei
Nutritiomel
Oct 2018 - Apr 2021(3 years)

• Conducting individual nutrition consultations to assess nutrition status and current lifestyle. • Advising and providing counselling on diet and lifestyle in order to reach a specific target. • Goal setting with individuals and groups for weight loss, diet and lifestyle change. • Delivering presentations and seminars on basic nutrition to the local Bruneian community in partnership with local gyms, schools and restaurants. • Working with a local gym to support their weight loss clients including basic nutrition information, meal advice and meal timing to coincide with the workouts. • Working with local restaurants to check nutrition information and serving size.

Part Time English Tutor
CfBT Brunei
Dec 2018 - Apr 2019(5 months)

• Instructing and teaching English to students both young learners and adults. • Liaising with colleagues in relation to teaching materials, topics and students’ performance in class. • Encouraging students through a variety of activities to maintain engagement. • Giving student feedback to motivate and provide encouragement.

Nutrition Volunteer
Northumbria University, Newcastle UK
Sep 2017 - Jul 2018(a year)

• Working closely with different sports teams to improve their knowledge of nutrition. • Creating various infographic sheets providing information for the athletes about different topics such as meal planning, recovery foods, and protein consumption. • Working as part of a team to create recipes that are accessible, cheap and easy to make. • Delivering a series of presentations to the sports teams to help them understand basic nutrition. • Teaching cooking skills to the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS).

University Placement
Food Nation Newcastle UK
Apr 2018 - Jun 2018(3 months)

• Teaching cooking and nutritional skills. • Creating a gluten free and diary free menu for a well-known local restaurant. • Helping to recruit volunteers and creating a weekly newsletter. • Creating a database of recipes, ingredients and costing used for ordering and calculating costing at the restaurant to set prices.

Cambridge University
, Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA)
Oct 2018 - Nov 2018(2 months)

Successful completion of the CELTA Cambridge University Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults.

Northumbria University
, Food Science and Nutrition
Sep 2015 - Aug 2018(3 years)

BSC (HONS) Food Science and Nutrition, First Class I was in the top 5% of my cohort, I am motivated and well organized in order to succeed in my studies, these are skills that I will transfer into the workplace.