Qualifications & Experience

Qualifications
• 1995 MA Applied Linguistics for English Language Teaching
• 1990 RSA/UCLES Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
• 1984 Trinity College Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
• 1977 Certificate in Education

Previous Posts Academic Support Tutor, SLDC & LUMS, Lancaster University
Responsibilities
• design and delivery of academic writing development courses for PG students
• co-ordination and teaching of open-access English courses
• individual and small group tutorial support
• self-access materials development

Current Posts
• 2013 – 2018, EAP Tutor, Lancaster University Summer Programme
• 2011 – present, Freelance Academic Proofreader

Other Posts
EAP
• University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire
• Lancaster University (p/t and summer courses)

EFL
• British Council, Penang, Malaysia
• Class Teacher (& ESOL), LAMCO International School, Liberia, West Africa
• British Centre, Gavle, Sweden

SEN/Literacy
• West Hatch High School, Chigwell, Essex
• Outreach and school based teaching, Preston
• Knowsley Adult Centre, Knowsley Education Authority, Merseyside

Examiner
• 2012-2014, Trinity College, London, ESOL Examiner
• 2001-2008, IELTS Examiner, Liverpool University