Relevant Work Experience:

Date

December 2008 – present

Occupation or position held

Cambridge Speaking and Writing Examiner

Main activities and responsibilities

Assess a candidate’s English language ability in accordance with the issued guidance and the Guidance and Code of Practice for Speaking Examiners and Team Leaders;
Attend annual Certification of Procedure meetings and complete Certification of Assessment online every year;
Comply with confidentiality requirements and any instructions with regard to assessment and procedural matters;
Have overall language proficiency, including linguistic accuracy, and clear diction.

Date

September 2019 – present

Occupation or position held

English Teacher

Name of employer

www.inglesecondiana.it

Main activities and responsibilities

Preparing young learners and teenagers (ages 7-18) for English language exams: Cambridge, IELTS, Trinity;
Preparing adults for English language exams: Cambridge, IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, University exams, The American English Test, JFLT, T.E.A.;
Teaching general or business English to adults (military, in companies, Faculty of Medicine, one-to-one and group lessons), levels ranging from beginner to advanced; Planning, preparing and delivering lessons to a range of classes and age groups;
Preparing and setting tests, examination papers, and exercises;
Marking and providing appropriate feedback on oral and written work.

Date

January 2017 – Present

Occupation or position held

Cambridge Examiner Team Leader

Main activities and responsibilities

Selecting, recruiting and training of English teachers as Cambridge ESOL Speaking Examiners (SE). Holding annual training/standardisation sessions for the SEs. Constant monitoring of SE’s performance during the exam in order to check that the standard exam procedure is being followed. Liaising with Cambridge ESOL Headquarters in UK as well as the main office in Italy with regard to changes/modifications in exam procedure, marking criteria as well as SE training/standardisation. Attend annual team leader meetings.

Date

September 2013 – August 2019

Occupation or position held

Exam Coordinator / English Teacher - Cambridge ESOL Examinations Verona, Vicenza, Mantova

Name and address of employer

The Cambridge School of English, Verona (VR), Via Rosmini 6, 37123

Main activities and responsibilities

Assistant Director of Studies and Teacher Coordinator during training and orientation programs in accordance with DGR 702/2013.
Organizing and planning all the Cambridge exams, appointing examiners and invigilators, ensuring that all relevant centre staff are familiar with all relevant regulations and instructions, making sure exams are conducted according to the regulations and in the best interest of candidates, conducting placement level tests. Organising exam sessions. Exam invigilation. Holding annual training sessions for invigilators.

Date

December 2008 – August 2019

Occupation or position held

English Teacher / Speaking Examiner for: YLE (Starters, Movers, Flyers), KET, PET, FCE, CAE

Name and address of employer

The Cambridge School of English, Verona (VR), Via Rosmini 6, 37123

Main activities and responsibilities

Preparing students of all ages for English language exams: Cambridge, Ielts, Toefl, Toeic, The American English Test, University exams;
Teaching general or business English to adults (military, in companies, Faculty of Medicine, one-to-one and group lessons), levels ranging from beginner to advanced;
Teaching general English to young learners and teenagers, age range: 7-18, in schools. Scuole Elementare: Parona, Nogarola, Segala; Scuole Medie: Parona, Le Betteloni, Caliari, Don Bosco, Verona 2 Saval, Don Milani; Scuole Superiori: Don Bosco, Ist. Lavinia Mondin, Liceo Maffei, Liceo Messedaglia etc.;
Summer courses for children and teenagers at Cambridge;
Year-long courses for adults preparing them for different Cambridge Exams, IELTS, TOEFL, or for achieving the desired level;
Year-long courses for children preparing them for different Young Learners Exams or achieving the desired level;
Courses for military personnel (Caserma Duca in Montorio – The American English Test);
Speaking examiner for YLE (Starters, Movers, Flyers), KET, PET, FCE, CAE;
Invigilator and supervisor for all Cambridge exams;
Classroom management;
Planning, preparing and delivering lessons to a range of classes and age groups;
Preparing and setting tests, examination papers, and exercises;
Marking and providing appropriate feedback on oral and written work;
Participate in school meetings and parent meetings;
Basic administration such as keeping student registers and attendance records;

Date

January 2012 – August 2013

Occupation or position held

English Teacher

Name and address of employer

English Studio, Villafranca di Verona (VR), Via Bellotti 29, 37069

Main activities and responsibilities

Teaching general or business English to adults (in companies or school courses, one-to-one or group lessons), levels ranging from beginner to advanced;
Preparation for all Cambridge Exams, T.E.A., TOEFL, Trinity;
Courses for military personnel (Airforce Base in Caluri – JFLT preparation);
Classroom management;
Planning, preparing and delivering lessons to a range of classes and age groups;
Preparing and setting tests, examination papers, and exercises;
Marking and providing appropriate feedback on oral and written work;
Participate in school meetings;
Organize social and cultural activities;
Basic administration such as keeping student registers and attendance records;

Date

October 2008 – January 2010

Occupation or position held

English Teacher

Name and address of employer

Wall Street Institute, Verona (VR), Viale Colonnello Galliano 11/A, 37138

Main activities and responsibilities

Teaching general or business English to adults (in companies or school courses, one-to-one or group lessons), levels ranging from beginner to upper-intermediate;
Marking and providing appropriate feedback on oral and written work;
Basic administration such as keeping student registers and attendance records;

Date

January 2008 – June 2008

Occupation or position held

English Teacher (part time)

Name and address of employer

World Evolution, Via Albere 80C, Verona (VR)

Main activities and responsibilities

Teaching general or business English to adults (in companies or school courses, one-to-one or group lessons), levels ranging from beginner to upper-intermediate;
Classroom management;
Planning, preparing and delivering lessons to a range of classes and age groups;
Preparing and setting tests, examination papers, and exercises;
Marking and providing appropriate feedback on oral and written work;
Basic administration such as keeping student registers and attendance records.


Relevant Education and Training:

Date

January 2017

Title of qualification awarded

Team Leader for YLE

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations

Date

November 2014

Title of qualification awarded

Speaking Examiner for the CAE exam (Cambridge English: Advanced)

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations

Date

February 2013

Title of qualification awarded

Speaking Examiner for the FCE exam (First Certificate in English)

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations

Date

December 2011

Title of qualification awarded

Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE - Grade A) - CEFR Level: C2

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations

Date

December 2011

Title of qualification awarded

Speaking Examiner for Key English Test (KET), Preliminary English Test (PET)

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations

Date

May 2010

Title of qualification awarded

Speaking Examiner for YLE Starters, YLE Movers and YLE Flyers

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations

Date

September 2008

Title of qualification awarded

CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults)- Pass B

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations