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Name Gary P.
Address Obolonski Prospect v
of Birth March
Durham New College
University Foundation Course Foundation
of Teaching English as a Foreign Language
– Language Development Manager
Customer Service Consultant
My present position as
Language Development Manager requires me to organise and run the languages
department where I prepare and orchestrate the daily running as well
as the departmental forecasts for growth within the company. Solely
responsible for the organisation of student study groups as well as
extra curricula studies in order to benefit their need for language
and development growth. Monitoring the teaching staff in order to offer
best teaching practises for the benefit of our colleagues, students
and business in general. Screening all potential student's with the
purpose of placing them into a group of the correct level, evaluation
of employees level's of English as requested/required by customer. Creation
of Intensive courses for those colleagues needing a fasttrack approach
to their training needs. Organisation of courses designed to prepare
colleagues for interview situations with potential customers/clients.
In addition I am also
a Customer Service consultant for the company's Helpdesk. Offering Western
Best Practise advice and helping on the creation of SLA's.
at The Kyiv Times magazine
of all editorial content for the magazine as well as leading/managing
Editorial and Journalistic staff. The Kyiv Times was a free monthly
English language magazine, available from various bars, restaurants
as well as on flights to and from Kyiv.
English Language consultant
at Infopulse Ukraine
Working closely with
various departments within this International IT outsourcing company,
I advised on a variety of English language topics proofreading, copy
writing, editing and technical writing as well as conducting lessons
to staff members.
Owner Saga Edit
this time I owned a freelance editor/copy
working with clients from a multitude of backgrounds and with a multitude
of needs. Whether they were corporate clients requiring their sales/business
literature to be of a perfect quality or private individuals requiring
work on personal projects I would take their draft form and convert
it into simple and correct English.
– Project Coordinators Office in Ukraine
– Kyiv, Ukraine
this time I was contracted to the OSCE Organisation for Security and
Cooperation in Europe. My role within this highly influential organisation
was that of a copy reader/writer. My task involved receiving project
drafts from the projectmanagers and then rewriting them into a more
accessible format to be distributed to the
OSCE secretariat in Vienna and also to the UN. Projects that I worked
implementation of UN security protocols, with regard to Antiterrorism,
into Ukrainian legislation.
to the Ukrainian Judicial System
rehabilitation of demobilised Ukrainian Army Officers/Soldiers into
Polytechnic Institute Kyiv, Ukraine
In August of
I took up contract work for KPI. My responsibilities included teaching
in both group environments and to with student levels ranging from
Intermediate through Advanced. One of my students was the dean
of the faculty. I also held conversation groups four times a week for
students of all levels.
Language School Kyiv, Ukraine
ABC I had quite a varied range of projects, from the teaching of groups
to the more personal teaching of to. Not only did I teach conversational
English but also Business English – in this context I have had many
projects with high profile companies – both Ukrainian and multinational.
of my latest projects for ABC was the testing of the actual ABC teaching
staff. I had to test my colleagues to an English proficiency level.
July – Sept
Language School Kyiv, Ukraine
my period working for Interlingua I was responsible for teaching groups
of up to students. The levels that I taught ranged from PreIntermediate
to Advanced. Aside from the classroom activities my Wife and I were
responsible for the organisation and running of a drama workshop. This
introduced a very challenging task for both students and ourselves.
Currently studying towards
my Master's in Management and Personal Development with the CIPD. Although
currently living in Kyiv, Ukraine – I am planning to relocate back
to the UK early .