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Yen-min (Tutor in Thatcham)

Thatcham, Berkshire
Home Town: Thatcham
Member Since: 02/07/2015
Last Login: 3 months ago
Response Rate: 100%
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Leeds Metropolitan University
Education Studies
2:1  (2011)
General Teaching Council (GTC)
Qualified Teacher Status Secondary
Distinction  (2011)
University of Bristol
Psychology of Education
2:1  (2008)
Natioanl Chiayi University, Taiwan
English Language Teaching
1st  (2004)
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Rates summary: 35.00 to 40.00 per hour
PrimaryKS3GCSEA-LevelDegreeAdult Learner

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Information about Yen-min

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

After School

Willing to travel: 5 miles

Experience: 09/16 – present Teacher in charge of Mandarin (part-time ; 0.6 fte), St Helen and St Katharine, Abingdon
; 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 Joseph’s 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
Mandarin club.
; Responsible for A Level Mandarin Chinese intensive course for EAL pupils from China and conducting A level Chinese
speaking exams.

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.

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