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Spanish Speaking, I am determined to succeed in

my aims, whether they be educational or in an
interpersonal capacity.
Curriculum Vitae
My past achievements have aided my personal
Samantha Stevens discipline and organisational skills. I am
confident in solving problems, but also know
when to seek advice.
Apt. Correos 123
Madrid I enjoy helping others to achieve their goals
03650 whether that may be in learning English or any
Spain other new skill.
Tel: 966331805
Mobile: 626672905


Lecturer Previous Roles

Norwich City College, Norfolk Technician - Shell Oil, Britvic, Norwich
(Feb 1998 – Jan 2006) (March 1994 - Jan 1998)
Involved working with students in a male prison.
Teaching English: ESOL: basic computing: business • Involved in the first instance (Shell Oil) collating
studies and numeracy. I eventually specialised in technical data via the computer and matching to
teaching Basic Skills English. The students were of technical reports and surveys.
different nationalities and had various degrees of • In (Britvic) I was in Quality Assurance. Responsible
knowledge of the English language. for taking samples from fruit concentrates, going to
Responsibilities included: Turning around difficult the laboratories and entering results in the computer.
classroom situations, helping under-performing students
to achieve their full potential and responding effectively Reason for leaving: Work was temporary
to the demands of a culturally diverse student
population. Buyer - Marathon Oil, Aberdeen
Core responsibilities included the following: (Feb 1982 - June 1993)
• Teaching classes and assessing students
progress and performance. • I had various positions within this company.
• Planning and preparing lessons, grading papers Starting, as a Library assistant, promoted to
and preparing report cards. technician within the Quality Assurance Department,
• Providing constructive feedback and guidance this also involved initial QA Vendor auditing and
to students experiencing educational or finally promoted to Buyer.
personal challenges. • Much of the work involved liaising with different
• Maintaining order and discipline in the personnel within and out with the company.
classroom. • Obviously various levels of computer skills were also
• Communicating with teachers and other required. Much of the work revolved around team
professionals, both formally and informally work, coping , liaising and negotiating with vendors.

Reason for leaving: Move to Spain Good communication skills were essential. Further
voluntary training involved dealing with the media in
case of offshore emergency, offshore survival course
Other Teaching experience (1997-1998) and many more consistent with a multinational
• Tutor for Evening classes in CLAIT basic computing. Company.
Adult Education Dept.
• Tutor for Evening classes in Book-keeping (Pitman’s) Reason for leaving: Family move to Norfolk
Great Yarmouth College
• Classroom assistant to aid understanding and provide
support for Dyslexic students Great Yarmouth College
Key Skills Qualifications

Management Education University:

• Effective in logistical co-ordination of BA, Bachelor of Arts - Third (1984-1990)
facilities, resources, and people Open University
• Take a strong ‘partnership’ approach English Literature Economic History
with both internal and external
relationships Achievements
• Accustomed to leading and motivating I think my main achievement was to have
teams hands-on completed my degree whilst working full time
• Encouraging of team members to share (sometimes offshore) and also bringing up a family.
goals and own their work
Professional Development
Information Technology 2000
• Good IT skills across a range of City & Guilds 7306
platforms and applications Included:
• Currently run an eBay business • Training and Development Level 3
• Identify Individual Learning needs (A22)
Interpersonal • Design training and development session (B22)
• Good communicator and listener • Prepare and develop resources to support
• Supportive of others in setting and learning (C21)
achieving objectives • Create a climate conducive to learning (C21)
• Sensitive and understanding with people • Facilitate learning in groups through
of diverse backgrounds presentations and activities (C23)
• Facilitate individual through coaching (C25)
Personal Attributes • Evaluate training and development session (E23)
• Highly self-motivated • Evaluate and develop own practice (E31)
• Able to maintain a clear focus on Assess candidate performance (revised D32)
• Adaptable in changing circumstances 2000
• Honest, professional, and reliable City & Guilds 1281-02
• Enthusiastic, friendly and positive The initial certificate in teaching basic skills
Training and Development Level 3

Pitman Book-keeping and Accounts Level 1 First

Personal Information References

Health Available upon request

• Non smoker

Personal Interests
• Online EBay business
• Art
• Walking the dogs
• Gardening
• The computer