Former ESL Teacher seeks international retail career

Serial No: 10707
Skills keywords: diligent, logical, organised, reliable, team player
Short Bio:

After teaching for the past 7 years in South Korea, I'm looking forward to embarking upon a new challenge. I have experience and seek employment in retail merchandising. As much as I love the UK and will miss my family, I look forward to working abroad again. I consider myself extremely outgoing, logical, sensible, hard working, and determined. I promise to work hard and carve out a fruitful and rewarding career.

Current location:  United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: British
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Retail Wholesale and Purchasing, education and training, HR and Recruitment
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere

Work Experience

March 2010 – Feb 2014 LuNJi English Academy, 909-11, Ooha dong 2ga, Jeonju (063) 902-1605

Native English Instructor

Teaching ESL to elementary, middle, and high school students, mainly focussed on speaking and writing. Key responsibilities included lesson planning, evaluation and liaising with co-teachers.

Sept 2006 – Feb 2010 Avalon English (formerly GATE Academy), 759-4 Junghwasandong 2ga, Jeonju (063) 225-0585

Native English Instructor

As an ESL teacher to both elementary and middle school students, key responsibilities included lesson planning, performance testing, reporting progress to the parents, and liasing with both partner teachers and the director on a daily basis

July 2005 – Aug 2006 JD Williams, Griffin House, 40 Lever Street, Manchester, M60 6ES. (0161) 238-2000


Responsible for both JDW Classics and JDW Dresses ranges (average annual turnover of £18m). The merchandising team structure required me to report functionally to the Merchandise Manager and operationally to the Buyer. Key responsibilities include day-to-day management of stock requirements, optimisation of stock performance and supplier performance and weekly sales performance reporting

Oct 2004 -July 2005 Index, Sir John Moores Building, 100 Old Hall Street, Liverpool, L70 1AB. (0151) 235-2222

Assistant Merchandise Planner

As an assistant to the Merchandise Planner I learnt the daily running of all ranges. Also, during this time I completed both the Core and Advanced level of Index Assistant Merchandise Planner training.


Dec 2009- Dec 2013 Neighbourly, Neighborly, 이웃사람 답게 Jeonju

Founder and Chairperson

Organising monthly visits to four local orphanages along with fundraising for the purchase of Christmas and Children’s Day gifts.

June 2010-July 2012 Groove Korea

Contribution of monthly articles and distribution the Seoul based magazine around Jeonju.


September 2001- July 2004 The University of Liverpool,

B.Sc. Chemistry with Pharmacology 2.2 (HONS)