An experienced Teacher of English overseas and in the UK also a published writer with some expertise in the Healthcare profession.
Helped set up a language school in Northeast China.
Assisted Italian learners to pass Trinity exams.
Taught song writing to French learners with excellent results.
Had several poems and short stories published.
Runner up in 2008 song writing competition.
Children’s Story: “Bailey And The Bear: The Ice Cavern” currently available online and has had over 17000 downloads since November 2010!
2000-2009 Bar Person, Royal British Legion.
2001-2004 Receptionist/Administration Assistant, Gainsborough Hotel.
2004-2005 Teacher of English, Jiamusi, China.
2007-2008 Teacher of English, Siracusa, Sicily and Modena, Italy.
Summers 2004 and 2006 Teacher of English, Embassy CES.
Easter 2007 and Summer 2008 Teacher of English, Sul Language Schools.
2009-2010 Healthcare Assistant and Phlebotomist at Musgrove Hospital.
1989-1993 West Somerset Community School. Minehead. Gained 5 GCSEs in English Literature, English Language, French, Communications, Community Studies and RSA in touch typing.
1993- 1996 Bridgwater College. Gained BTEC diploma in Performance Arts, Access to Humanities and GCSE Maths.
1996-1999 Bath Spa University. Gained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Creative English and Study of Religions.
Training and Other achievements
2003 CPR Training/Basic First Aid/Manuel Handling.
2003 Arvon Song writing Course.
2007 TEFL/TESOL English as a second language.
2008-2009 Animal Assisted Therapy and Bullying: The Early Years Therapy.
2009-2010 CPR/Basic Life Skills/Venepuncture/Cannulation
Membership of Professional Bodies
British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors.
Guild of Songwriters and Composers
Writing stories, songs, plays and poetry, music, karaoke, reading, animals, travelling, socialising, surfing the internet, zumba, yoga and pub quizzes.