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Language Teacher School

Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain
October 22, 2022

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Student-focused educator brings background in primary school environments building children's ' foundational knowledge and skills. Encouraging and supportive teacher with balanced teaching style and flexibility to adapt with changing policies or student needs. WORK HISTORY

Primary School Teacher

Kensington School Madrid - Madrid, Madrid

Teacher of English

British Council - Alcala de Henares, Madrid

• Creative lesson planning

• Teaching material development

• Organisational skills

• SEND support

• Technology integration

• Conflict resolution

• Classroom engagement techniques

• Team collaboration

• Pastoral care

• Relationship building

• Scientific concepts

• Cross-curricular teaching

• Behaviour management

• Learner assessment

• Standardised testing

English: Native language

Spanish: C1


Urdu: A2


Saira Akbar

Differentiated lesson delivery and class assessments to needs of various abilities, learning styles and educational needs.

Kept classrooms clean, organised and safe for students, teaching staff and visitors.

Established strong, supportive relationships with families, encouraging parental involvement to boost children's achievement.

Integrated creative learning strategies, such as games and team- building exercises, resulting in increased classroom engagement.

Utilised visual aids and classroom displays to support engaging lesson delivery and enhance student understanding.

Led parent meetings to discuss student attendance, attainment and behaviour.

Used behaviour management techniques to maintain positive learning environments.

Adapted teaching styles for varying student capabilities and requirements.

Collaborated with teaching teams to implement improved learning schemes.

Identified students needing extra support and coordinated personalised, attentive teaching and available resources.

Strengthened class management techniques to elevate student behaviour, improving focus and engagement.

Stayed abreast of changes to school policies and educational trends by attending professional development courses and in-service training.

Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results, compiling termly and end-of-year student reports.

Increased student engagement by implementing creative, innovative teaching techniques, such as Smart Boards.

Incorporated content from popular music and films to motivate and engage students.

• Built rapport with students, incentivising engagement and interaction. Charted progress of students with comprehensive observations and reports.

• Set and marked written and spoken language exams. Researched teaching methods, advising colleagues on interesting findings.

• Helped non-native speakers with confidence and social integration. 07/2009 - 07/2010

09/2008 - 06/2009

09/2007 - 06/2008

English as a Foreign Language Teacher

British Council - Madrid, Madrid

Freelance Teacher

Various companies - Madrid, Madrid

Teacher at two engineering companies, business and general English groups.

EAL Teacher

Chester school of English - Madrid, Madrid


Bachelor of Science: Biomedical Science

University of Sheffield – Sheffield


International House Barcelona – Barcelona

Cambridge Certificate for teaching English Award.

Master of Arts: Education, 06/2012

University of Nottingham – Nottingham


Planned dynamic, interesting lessons by incorporating variety of mediums.

• Spoke clearly and concisely for optimised student comprehension.

• Adapted teaching styles and resources to suit student age and ability. Delivered summer courses 3 years consecutively in July of 2009, 2010, 2011.

Delivered summer language camps with practical activities, including role-plays and audio-visual content.

• Adapted teaching styles and resources to suit student age and ability.

• Created bespoke learning aids and materials designed for EAL students. Provided engaging educational resources to broaden student learning tools.

• Implemented practical and theoretical lessons in [Language] studies. Tailored lesson delivery using proven techniques for students with additional learning needs.

• Adapted teaching styles and resources to suit student age and ability.

• Received PGCE (Merit)

• Certified Yoga Instructor

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