I am a Mandarin teacher with QTS. I am currently a language tutor at University of Bristol, an interpreter, a private tutor, an assistant examiner working for Cambridge International Examinations and an examiner at Edexcel.
As a native Chinese speaker, I have several years classroom teaching experience at state schools and an independent school in England in addition to my teacher training year with Stockton Council. I have a variety of experience including teaching Mandarin to mixed ability, EAL, Gifted & Talented, and SEN pupils in KS2, KS3, KS4 and KS5 as well as one to one tutoring. Being passionate about language learning and teaching, I try to bring enjoyment to my students.
Availability: I provide Mandarin lessons at my place in Hermitage, Berkshire. My available times are as follows:
Wednesday: 9 am-3 pm
Thursday: 9 am-11 am
Friday: 4 pm-6.30 pm
Saturday: 10.30 am-12.30 pm
Sunday: 9 am - 10.30 am
Willing to travel: 5 miles
Experience: 09/16 present Teacher in charge of Mandarin (part-time ; 0.6 fte), St Helen and St Katharine, AbingdonContact this Tutor
; Teaching KS2, KS3, KS4 and KS5 Mandarin and creating SOWs for KS2-KS5 classes.
; Running calligraphy and culture club and organising Chinese cultural events.
03/15 present Senior examiner, Cambridge International Examinations
; Marking, reviewing and setting IGCSE Chinese papers (first language and second language) and marking A level papers.
; Monitoring and reporting on the work of the assistant examiners.
09/11 present Mandarin tutor (self-employed), South East, South West and London
; Preparing learners for GCSE Chinese, ISEB assessments and HSK exams and developing their language skills.
04/13 present Interpreter (part-time; Mandarin), The Big Word, Bristol and Gloucestershire
; Providing face-to-face and telephone interpreting services to Home Office, HMRC and NHS.
09/15 08/16 EAL Coordinator/Mandarin teacher(full-time), St Josephs College, London
; Teaching KS3 and KS4 Mandarin and English (ESOL).
; Identifying EAL pupils throughout the school and organising and supervising Community Languages GCSE exams.
09/14 08/15 Language tutor (part-time), University of Bristol, Bristol
; Teaching undergraduates Mandarin(Ab-initio course) and assessing students progress and learning.
09/13 02/14 Mandarin teacher (full-time), Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School and Language College, Coventry
; Teaching KS3 and KS4 Mandarin for GCSE Chinese and designing KS3 & KS4 Schemes of Work.
03/13 07/13 Supply teacher (part-time), Hays, Reed and Monarch Education, Bristol
; Covering lessons at comprehensive and independent schools in Bristol and Coventry.
11/12 03/13 Mandarin teacher (part-time; 0.95 fte; maternity cover), The Royal High School, Bath
; Teaching KS2, KS3, KS4 and KS5 Mandarin for GCSE and A Level exams.
04/12 11/12 Teaching fellow (part-time; 0.6 fte; maternity cover), University of Bath, Bath
; Teaching undergraduates and postgraduates Mandarin (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced).
; Designing assessments and marking students exam papers.
09/11 08/12 Mandarin teacher (part-time; 0.1 fte), Beechen Cliff School, Bath
; Teaching Y10s and Y11s Mandarin for Entry Level Certificate and preparing a G&T Y9 pupil for AS Chinese exam.
; Conducting GCSE Chinese controlled assessments for private candidates in Bath.
09/10 08/11 GTP trainee (full-time), Ian Ramsey Church of England Academy/Stockton-on-Tees Council
; Designing KS3 & KS4 Schemes of Work and teaching KS3 and KS4 Mandarin.
01/11 02/11 GTP trainee (full-time), Grangefield Academy/Stockton-on-Tees Council
; Creating teaching and learning resources for the whole school tutor activities during Chinese New Year week.
09/09 08/10 Teacher of Mandarin (full-time), Manor College of Technology & High Tunstall College of Science,
; Teaching KS3 Mandarin, marking pupils work and assessing pupils progress.
; Collaborating with a Y9 tutor and providing the tutor group with support and guidance.
; Teaching two Y7 classes at its partner school, High Tunstall College of Science.
10/08 08/09 Teacher of Mandarin (part-time), Quintin Kynaston Community Academy, Trinity Catholic High School and
Alexandra Park School, London
; Providing pupils the opportunities of experiencing different cultures by teaching them Chinese culture and language at
; Responsible for A Level Mandarin Chinese intensive course for EAL pupils from China and conducting A level Chinese
09/08 08/09 Marketing executive (part-time), Golders Green College, London
; Establishing contacts with education agencies in China and South Korea.
; Making arrangement for overseas students to gain places at British universities.
04/08 07/09 Teacher of Mandarin (part-time), London Overseas Chinese School, London
; Teaching KS1 and KS2 Mandarin and organising cultural and festive events.
03/05 08/07 Head of English (full-time), Hancheng Cram School, Chiayi, Taiwan
; Teaching KS1-KS5 English, producing new learning materials and in charge of the curriculum design.
07/04 02/05 Intern teacher (full-time), Hsing-Jhong Elementary School, Chiayi, Taiwan
; Teaching Y1s English, Mandarin, Maths, Music, Arts and Life skills.