2005 - 2013
Waitress Trattoria StefanoTrattoria Stefano - Mbombela, South AfricaI started working in my family restaurant from a very young age. Working in the hospitality industry allowed me to build strong people skills. It taught me how to work and get along with different personalities, which I apply in my lessons.
2013 - 2014
Promotor Pro-ZebraPro-Zebra - Mbombela, South AfricaWorking as a promotor, I learnt how to encourage people into buying the product I was promoting. Today, I use this skill in my classroom to encourage my students to achieve their goals in the English language.
2017 - 2018
Manager Espeto Portuguese RestaurantEspeto Portuguese Restaurant - Mbombela, South AfricaWorking as a manager taught me to be diligent and punctual. It also taught me to become a good problem-solver. This has added to my professionalism as a teacher and it has helped me to be creative in my problem-solving with my students. When I have a student that has difficulty understanding or communicating in class, my experience with problem-solving helps me to help my student overcome such difficulties.
2015 - 2015
Internship- Teacher DinkielandDinkieland - Mbombela, South AfricaThis experience taught me how to work with children and how to be patient with my students. Working in person, in a classroom with children taught me how to engage them and how to keep their concentration.
2015 - 2016
Au Pair CHI Au PairsCHI Au Pairs - Bluffton, United StatesAu Pairing taught me to be creative and flexible but also structured to a certain extend. This has helped me in my classes. Understanding that people are individuals and that one method of teaching doesn't work for everyone. This is why I love to tailor my lessons to my students.
2018 - 2019
Online English Teacher BrentphoneBrentphone - Seoul, Democratic People's Republic of KoreaI gained experience with teaching professional adults at Brentphone. I learnt how to prepare my students for interviews and help them with conversational skills in the workplace as well as in everyday life.
2019 - 2021
Online English Teacher British Online AcademyBritish Online Academy - Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaI gained experience with IELTS Preparation and Business English at this company.
2017 - 2018
Online English Teacher USA SishuUSA Sishu - Shanghai, ChinaThe first online English company I worked for taught me how to teach children on a virtual platform. I learnt how to use TPR effectively and how to change or add class materials to my lessons to make my lessons more interesting and enjoyable for my students.