Noria Saidani Fourali
Married, 3 kids
Currently living in Algiers
I am a French language teacher, native speaker, highly qualified and experimented, hardworking and able to work on my own initiative and as part of a team. I am self-motivated, results driven, responsible and reliable with a friendly personality. Multi-talented, a fast learner with a can-do attitude. I possess excellent communication skills with over fifteen years teaching experience in multicultural environments.
TEFL (Teaching English as a foreign language) certification 20 hours, successfully passed at Aston business college
(Birmingham, UK), with “UK TEFL”, the 14th and 15th of July 2012. NFCE accredited.
Professional development certificate “Child protection training”, the 1st December 2012, in Quinton, Birmingham, UK.
Master’s degree (“French Maitrise”) in French language with the well-known “FLE” professional specialization “teaching French as a foreign language”. Topics covered: Linguistics, French grammar and literature, English grammar, translation French/English and vice & versa. Professional option: methods for teaching French to non-speakers (young and adults)/diffusion of French.
University of Rouen, France, 2006.
Bachelor’s degree in French language, FLE (professional specialization): methods for teaching French as a foreign language. University of Rouen, France, 2005.
Bachelor’s degree in Social studies (History): study of general history from the middle Ages to modern times. (All the French, and international history) University of Saint Denis (Paris 8), France, 1999.
« French Baccalaureate » Lycee Newton, Clichy sur seine (near Paris), 1996.
French Brevet (equivalent to UK GCSE), College Guy Moquet, Gennevilliers (near Paris) 1993.
Sept 2017-currently : French social studies at EVE EDUCATION an international online institute.
I am teaching social studies in French language to Middle school students.
Sept. 2017- up to now: French and English teacher at “L’institut de la réussite”, Algiers, Algeria.
I was teaching French and English to secondary and High school level students.
Sept. 2015 – June 2017: French teacher at ADNOC schools (American curriculum school in Madinat Zayed, Western region, Abu Dhabi)
I was teaching French language to students from grade 6 to 10.
Sept. 2012 – Sept 2015: French teacher at Al Salam private school (British school in Dubai).
I was teaching French language to students from grade 4 to 8, as well as I was responsible of the annual syllabus and weekly lesson plans for these grades.
June 2011 – July 2012: French and Arabic teacher (for non-Arabic speakers) at Oakwood Islamic independent school for girls (British secondary school), Small Heath, Birmingham. (Reference letter available)
I have taught French and Arabic (as foreign languages) in both secondary Key stages (KS3, GCSE). I was in charge of the school annual plans and the entire lesson plans for both of these languages. I have supervised Arabic and French GCSE exams, controlled assessments as well as French A level exam for a student from another school.
Jan 2011 – June 2011: French, English teacher and Arabic interpreter for “SWACO” cultural and tuition centre after school, Bordesley green, Birmingham.
During this period, I taught French and supported the students from KS2 to KS4 with their English and French homework. I was also helping new migrants from Arabic speaker countries to integrate the ESOL lessons by being their interpreter.
Oct 2009 – November 2009: French teacher at “Iraqi international school”, Paris.
. I taught French to French KS4 students equivalent: various and multicultural environment.
Dec 2003 – June 10: French and Arabic part-time teacher at “Racines d’ailleurs” French cultural and educational club”, Stains (near Paris).
I taught pupils from KG level to KS2. I helped my students to develop skills in French and Arabic. I provided general support, encouragement, guidance and motivation to pupils from different background social and ethnic.
Sept 1999 – June 2000: French teaching and homework supporting (part–time job) at “Vivre le Luth”, cultural and educational club, Gennevilliers (near Paris).
Very good student at university, I helped both young and mature students (from 6 to 13 years old) to develop their French speaking, writing and reading skills.
Additional information and skills
French: native language
Arabic: Good level, has studied Arabic with a private institute.
Spanish: KS3 level
Berber (Algerian dialect): fluent
Microsoft office, internet browsing
Fascinated by Arabic countries, I already travelled to Algeria, Morocco, Egypt, Kuwait and UAE.
I have some special interest in Literature and poetry; I am the author of a collection of French poems “Les larmes du printemps”, September 1998 (LNI Gennevilliers).
Hobbies: reading, cooking, aerobic.