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Curriculum Vitae: Miss Madeleine Barrett Name: Madeleine Barrett Address: ‘Sherbrooke’, Hazelwood Lane, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire

, PA11 3DS, Scotland Mobile: 07912 064 170 Email: Education History: University of Glasgow, (2006- 2011) MA Hons St Aloysius College, Glasgow (2002 -2005) St Brendan’s High School, Linwood (2000- 2002) Qualifications: MA Hons 2:1 Hispanic Studies (Endorsements: Distinction in spoken Spanish) Higher SQA- Mathematics, English, History, French, Spanish, Music, Modern Studies, Physics A-level- English Personal Premises license Employment: Manager- Ristorante Amaretto, Bridge of Weir (July ’07- Present): Since graduating I have acquired this position, but have also worked for the business as Supervisor for years. Duties include running the bar and restaurant (both on the floor and behind the scenes),interacting with customers, dealing with problems or complaints, cash handling, marketing and publicity, organising functions and live music nights, overseeing and working with a large team of staff, often working long hours to realize the business’ needs. I have relevant training in wine, whiskeys, cocktail making and coffees, with an extensive knowledge of food service. Private speaking tutor, Vigo, Spain (September ‘08- June ‘09): One to one informal English conversation classes with Spanish Students on a weekly basis. Sales Assistant and Supervisor- French Connection, Princes Square, Glasgow (January ‘06- July ’07): Operating tills, exchanges and refunds, stock replenishment, monitoring stock levels, re-ordering new products, training staff on product care and tailoring, handling end of week petty cash, and balancing up petty accounts, stockroom management, handling large deliveries. Visually merchandising shop front. English Language Assistant: Colegio de Fomento Vilavella, Valencia, Spain (October-December ’05) Community Art Workshop Assistant (2000-2004): Preparation and organisation of weekly classes. Promoting students’ art in local exhibitions and galleries. Cashandling and helping with book-keeping. Personal I have worked from a very young age, from charity work to part time jobs throughout school and university. I am reliable, flexible and get on well with both clients and colleagues. I am a creative and confident person. Strengths would be communication and ability to develop in all aspects of life and work. My university education was extensive in the arts, covering Hispanic, English and French literature, history, art, film, translation and interpreting, and Business Spanish.

I love languages, spending part of my year after school in Spain -before starting my degree at Glasgow University in 2006. I went on the ERASMUS programme at the University of Vigo, Spain, reading History, Translation, Grammar, Language, Spanish Literature, Spanish in America and Galician, immersing myself in both the university and local lifestyle whilst making many good friends on the way. My Spanish speaking skills are of a high standard. In the future I hope to utilize my talent for writing and languages in my work. I am hard-working, enthusiastic and always ready to learn new things. I never leave a job half finished or poorly done as I strive to do the very best I can. References Upon request