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CV, Educator, Project Manager Seeking Work In Europe Or Scandanavia

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 36451
(05/27/1977, male)
List top 5 skills: broadcaster, mentor, project manager, teacher, trainer
Short Bio:

I have wide and varied experience in the education sector, teaching and training both in the UK and overseas. I have managed projects of various types (including outdoor education and early intervention schemes for young people) I have experience of broadcasting and radio journalism as well as written journalism. I have lived and worked in many different countries and cultures.

Current location: 

Shipley, UK - View on map


United Kingdom

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

education and training, media and design, Travel and Tourism

Spoken languages: 


Locations I am interested in working:



I’m a Project Leader, Outreach Worker and Educator with over 10 years experience in a variety of settings, locations and cultures. I am an effective communicator and good organiser and have always been able to work flexibly and multi-task. I have been a reliable and trustworthy part of any team that I have worked with and always acted with integrity. I am an active and enthusiastic person with an interest especially in life outdoors. I am knowledgeable about the environment and conservation and have presented radio shows and written articles on such subjects. I have also taught young people and led activities based on these subjects. My other interests include foraging and cookery.


Experience Summary

11/2012 – 04/2015:
Training and Accreditation Leader and OCN/Certa Internal Verifier, Bradford Youth Development Partnership:

Responsible for developing BYDP as an official Certa/OCN (Open College Network) accreditation centre and internally verifying courses and portfolios registered through BYDP as well as providing training and supervision to staff. Responsible for co-ordinating an early intervention scheme for 8-13 year olds judged ‘at-risk’ as well as managing staff, volunteers and placement students. Responsible for developing and leading a lottery funded environmental and horticultural education project.

05/2014 – present:
Presenter/Broadcaster, Drystone Radio, Cowling, BD22 8HX

Presenting music/talk shows and broadcasts on local community radio as well as outside broadcasts and interviews. Have also presented a regular slot about gardening and nature for BCB Radio and have been a semi regular guest on the Sunday morning gardening show on BBC Radio Leeds.

07/2014 – present:
Promotions, New Generation Wrestling, Hull:

Promoting and advertising wrestling events and running the door and ticketing on event nights.

11/2013 – 06/2015:
Adult Engagement Volunteer, Artworks Creative Communities, Bradford:

Responsible for leading a stroke recovery group with an arts and crafts theme.

01/2014 – 09/2014 :
Volunteer , HIVE, Shipley:

Responsible for facilitating participation in group activities of people with mild to moderate mental health issues.

02/2013 – 07/2014 :
Alternative Educator, Titus Salt School, Shipley:

Responsible for delivering outdoor, environmental and horticultural education as well as cookery, arts and crafts lessons to DSP (Designated Special Provision) students.

04/2011 –11/2013:
Education Department, RSPB Dove Stone Reserve:

Responsible for organising and delivering Environmental Education projects and activities with children of all ages and young adults with the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.

04/2012 – 06/2012:
Wildlife Information Assistant, Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust:

Running Visitor Information Centre; Maintaining Trust Properties; Organising archaeological education activities on the islands; Assisting with a TV production (Ray Mears – Wild Britain)

10/2011 – 11/2011:
People Engagement Assistant, RSPB Mersehead Reserve:

Working in the Visitor Information Centre on the reserve, looking after visitors and promoting membership. Also looking after the day to day maintenance of the centre (refreshments, bird feeders etc) and some admin work.

09/2011 – 10/2011:
Events Staff, Embercombe, Devon:

Volunteering on an educational eco-project in Devon, organising an Autumn festival and working with students from a Steiner school.

06/2011 – 09/2011:
Residential Volunteer, Felin Uchaf, Rhosirwaun, Wales:

Working on an educational eco-project recreating an Iron Age settlement as well as bio-dynamic gardening. Also managed the kitchen and catered for staff and volunteers

09/2010 – 05/2011:
Session Worker, Street Club Play Ranger Project, Keighley:

Responsible for organising ‘safe-play’ opportunities for groups of up to 20 young people aged from 5 to 14 in various outdoor and indoor settings.

06/2008 – 07/2011:
Personal Tutor

I have provided tuition to a range of clients privately, including life skills coaching for a young adult with severe learning difficulties from Saudi Arabia, literacy skills for a dyslexic teenager as well as coaching sixth form students on effective exam techniques.

10/2010 – 02/2011:
Teacher – Tamariki School, Christchurch, New Zealand

Taught students, aged 5 to 13. Organising and supervising activities such as cookery sessions, arts and crafts (including jewellery and candle making) as well as refereeing football and ‘Aussie-Rules’ matches. Tutoring individuals and small groups in numeracy and literacy.

06/2009 – 08/2009:
Session Worker – Open Hands Project, Marrakech, Morocco,

Organising and delivering sports and arts and crafts activities at residential centres and open air community locations for orphaned and homeless children in Marrakech.

05/2009 – 06/2009:
Teacher – Anglo Hellenic, Corinth, Greece

Taught English as a Foreign Language to students aged from 12/13 to adults at the Anglo Hellenic Centre in Corinth and at a Language School in nearby Kiato.

07/2008 – 09/2009:
Session Worker, Barnardo’s Willow Young Carers Service, Leeds:

Organising support and activities for young carers across Leeds

09/2008 – 05/2009:
Teaching Assistant -Belle Vue Girls High School, Bradford:

Supported SEN students in mainstream classes.

11/2006 – 08/2008:
Schools and Colleges Liaison – Leeds Trinity University:

Organising and delivering ‘Higher-Education Experience Days,’ Aim Higher Events and Summer-schools. Organised open days and presented campus tours.

10/2004 – 12/2004:
Teacher, Sheila Kothavala Institute for the Deaf , Bengaluru, India

Teaching a range of subjects to deaf and hearing impaired children aged 9 to 17. I also led outdoor activities.

01/1996 – 12/2007:
Postman, Royal Mail, Bradford

I sorted and delivered the mail.


Courses & Qualifications

03/2014 – INLPTA – Diploma in Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP)

09/2009 – 06/2010 Bradford College – Secondary PGCE in Citizenship – QTS Awarded. Also qualified National Diploma (14-19 age group) Tutor.

09/2005 – 06/2008 University of Leeds – BA Hons History 2.1.

09/2003 – 06/2005 Shipley College – Access to Higher Education Certificate. Subjects covered: Education Studies, Counselling Theories, Law, Psychology. & Study Techniques.

09/1991 – 06/1995 Beckfoot School – A Level Awarded in: English Lit. GCSEs Awarded in: English Lang, English Lit, French, Integrated. Humanities, Dual Award Science, Art, Food Tech, Maths

05/2009 – 06/2009 TEFL International – TEFL Certificate

04/1996 – 02/1997 Park Lane College/Royal Mail – NVQ Level II Mails Operations