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Lacewing77

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Retired Teacher of English and former Executive Officer in the British Civil Service, I can offer the highest level of excellence in English language usage; you will not find better. I have good knowledge of medical, legal and educational terminology together with experience of shipping and freight-forwarding! I have sound accurate typing skills and a wealth of experience using Windows applications; Word, Excel etc and DSS transcription programmes. My interests are Wildlife and Outdoors, Walking, Traditional Music, Dance and Folklore, Dogs
$20 USD/hr
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    “Patsy is very easy to work with and communicates well. Her work is of high quality and even though this appears her first Freelancer engagement , it is obvious she has high quality skills and delivers a high quality project. Thanks Patsy.”

Experience

Teacher of English to Yr 9 (KS3)

Feb 2014 - Jul 2014 (5 months)

Taught English Language and Literature to Yr9 pupils at local High School as a Supply Teacher but full time. This is the stage where UK pupils consolidate basic skills in the use of language and begin to explore literature in a mature way. I taught English in several schools as a supply teacher over a 2 yr period.

Teacher of English as Second Language

Apr 2013 - Dec 2013 (8 months)

Taught Basic Skills in English Language to small group of adults who were not native speakers for 2hrs per week whilst funding for this course was still available. Unfortunately, the course was cancelled as a cost saving measure.

Special Educational Needs Coordinator, Department of Education,

Apr 2006 - Apr 2010 (4 years)

High level Administration in Local Government. I supervised the Administration Team allocating resources and support services to schools to help individual pupils overcome educational difficulties. My role was to schedule the agenda to put before the decision making panel of experts, minute discussion and decisions and disseminate outcomes. I was responsible for production of statistics and reports relating to these matters which I did using spreadsheets of my own design and a database.

Executive Officer/Adjudication Officer

Sep 1986 - Aug 1997 (10 years)

High level application of Law and investigation of individual claims relating to Sickness and Injury Benefits within the Government Department. Preparation and presentation of appeal cases to Tribunal. Tight monitoring of work flow and work deadlines together with continual improvement in efficiency and quality of work with public and outside bodies. Production of related reports to senior management.

Certifications

  • US English Level 1
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