You are on page 1of 2

Wiktor Kostrzewski

Ul. Wolna 20e/8


44-203 Rybnik, Poland
Tel. (+48) 502 479 297
e-mail: wiktor.kostrzewski@wikimar.eu

EDUCATION:

2009 CAMBRIDGE DELTA Teacher training course at IH Wroclaw (pending)


2006 CAMBRIDGE CELTA Teacher training course at IH Wrocław (PASS)
2001 - 2006 - MA in English Philology, specialization: British and American Culture
and Literature, University of Silesia, Sosnowiec, Poland
2005 (Jan-May) - Socrates/Erasmus Exchange student, York St John College, York,
UK
1997 - 2001 - High School: LO1, Rybnik, Poland

EMPLOYMENT:

Sep 2008 - present International House Integra, Wrocław, Poland


http://www.ih.com.pl
English Teacher
Duties and responsibilities include: teaching English (all ages and levels), administrative
work, organizing and running Cambridge FCE exams, taking part in teachers’ meetings.

Sep 2008 - present “WAM” Publishing House, Krakow, Poland


Translator
Duties and responsibilities include: translating books into Polish (titles so far: “10
Moralnych Paradoksów”, “Teologia zwierząt”), editing and proofreading work on the
translated texts, liaising with editors and proofreaders in Poland’s oldest Catholic
publishing house.

June 2009 - Oct 2009 Radiowroclove.com , Wrocław, Poland


Editor - news-jockey
Cooperation during the planning, start-up and initial stages of activity of Wrocław’s first
English-speaking Internet radio station. Duties included: staff meetings, preparing and
recording own material, live news-trivia stints (1-2 times a week), researching, compiling
and publishing information online, conducting interviews, liaising with a large group of
sound technicians, editors, reporters and show hosts in a creative and innovative
enterprise.

July 2008 Embassy CES Summer School, Mile End, London, UK


English Teacher
Duties and responsibilities included: teaching English (schoolchildren and adolescents,
various levels and nationalities), staff meetings, providing assistance during placement
tests, liaising with a large group of Teachers and Activity Leaders in a busy and client-
focused environment.

Wyrażam zgodę na przetwarzanie moich danych osobowych w celach rekrutacji, zgodnie z Ustawą
z dn. 29 sierpnia 1997 r. o ochronie danych osobowych (Dz. U. z 2002 r. Nr 101, poz. 926 z
późniejszymi zmianami)
Sep 2006 – Jun 2008 International House Integra, Katowice, Poland
http://www.ih.com.pl
English Teacher
Duties and responsibilities included: teaching English (all ages and levels), administrative
work, taking part in mock Cambridge exams, organizing and/or running social activities.

Sep 2006 – present Translation Studies Centre, Sosnowiec,


Poland http://www.transla.org
Lecturer
Preparing and delivering lectures on Translation Theory, based chiefly on own research, to
students taking part in an ultra-intensive translation course.

Sep 2006 – present Self-employed English teacher and translator

Oct 2004 – Jun ‘06 Liberty School of English, Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland
English Teacher
Worked in a group of 10-14 professionals in a private language school. Responsibilities
included: teaching English in medium-sized (up to 9 people) groups, adults, adolescents,
children, all levels of language proficiency. Average number of hours worked per week: 18.

Summer 2003, 2004, 2005 Water Sports Centre, Rybnik, Poland


Sailing Instructor
Working as an instructor, or head instructor, in a team of 4-6 instructors on vacation sailing
courses. Duties included: responsibility for a group of up to 20 people, delivering and/or
supervising instruction on 14-day intensive sailing courses, taking part in examinations.

2001-2002 “Internet Users' Daily”, Polish online news journal


(http://www.di.com.pl)
Volunteer – News Journalist
Preparing, writing and editing news in an Internet journal read regularly by Polish Internet
users. Topics included: new technologies, technoculture, developing IT infrastructure in
Poland etc.

2002 Central European Science Journals


(http://www.cesj.com)
Intern – Infobroker/Database Builder
Searched the Internet for potential readers, subscribers or education workers (in the
United States) ready to cooperate with CESJ. Assembled data and sent back to CESJ via
email.

OTHER INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES:


● Foreign languages (German, French, Chinese)
● Sailing (sailing instructor, coastal skipper, ex-dighy racer)
● Literature and Film (cyberpunk, Walt Whitman)
● Travelling (Greece, Italy, Corsica, Germany, around Poland)

Wyrażam zgodę na przetwarzanie moich danych osobowych w celach rekrutacji, zgodnie z Ustawą
z dn. 29 sierpnia 1997 r. o ochronie danych osobowych (Dz. U. z 2002 r. Nr 101, poz. 926 z
późniejszymi zmianami)