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Steven Austin 119 Dunman Court; Bigballs; ML4 3HG.

Tel: 01667 605549.


Personal Profile
I am an experienced communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and someone who enjoys
working with and meeting new people. Through previous employment I have had the opportunity of
working throughout Great Britain and Europe in the position of Teacher and as a people person
find no problem in joining any established team environment, but can be relied upon to work
without supervision when required.

Key Skills
● Excellent Linguistic Skills in both French and Spanish
● Experienced TEFL Teacher at all levels
● Computer Literate
● Friendly and approachable manner
● Excellent Communication Skills

Employment History
1989 – 1992/1999 - 2003 Galicia, Spain. English Teacher
Throughout both of these periods I was employed as an English teacher to young people in mixed
ability classes, up to intermediate level and Cambridge 3, using set books, videos and tapes.
Monitoring performance and writing reports was also my responsibility for keeping updated records
on all students. I also undertook sessions within factory situations giving English lessons to
managers and their assistants on a one-to-one basis. I also gave private tuition to adults
individually, mainly at beginners level, but also responding to their needs when moving to
proficiency both in conversational and written contexts.

1992 – 1998 Providence Row Housing Association, London. Community Worker


In this voluntary position I helped with the day to day running of the centre, covering general
catering duties, befriending, reading & writing mail for clients when required, giving advice about
facilities available to homeless persons and referring to Social Services department when
necessary.

1986 Strathclyde Social Work Department, Glasgow. Interviewer


While in this temporary position I was responsible for interviewing older residents in Strathclyde for
a Hypothermia Campaign, which also allowed me to target and assist the more vulnerable
members of the community with any health issues they may have been concerned about.

Education/Training
2004 Microcom Computer Training
I studied toward and achieved my ECDL in computers and packages.

1989 University of Glasgow, Stow College, Glasgow.


I achieved a Scotvec Diploma in Basic Computer Skills.

1971 – 1975 University of Stirling, Stirling.


I gained a B.A. Degree in Modern History and English Studies.

Hobbies/Interests
In my spare time I enjoy keeping up correspondence with friends still abroad, surfing the net and
taking long walks throughout my local countryside. I also try and spend quality time with family and
friends.

References
Excellent references are available on request.