CV – Resume

Professional experience

International School

Freelancer author – Jan 2017

International School Brazil provides bilingual solutions, products and service to 90 schools and more than 20.000 students in Brazil.

  • Freelance author for teacher’s guides
  • Freelance author for arts and crafts projects books
  • Freelance editor for projects guides and books

Savings United

Content and quality manager – Team Brazil – Sep 2016

Savings United is a startup based in Hamburg. It offers the leading voucher code solution for premium media groups, connecting smart shoppers with their favorite brands in a trustworthy e-commerce environment.

  • Content briefing, proofreading, and editing
  • Analysis of on-page metrics, bounce rate, and CTR performance
  • Freelancers team management

Intellego

English teacher – Sep 2016 / Dec 2016

Intellego is an educational solution that offers private tutoring, language classes, and learning support in Berlin.

  • Schule in der Köllnischen Vorstadt
  • Modersohn-Schule
  • Schule an der Geißenweide

Somos Educação – Red Balloon Franchising

Editor / Author – Aug 2015 / Jul 2016

Somos Educação is Brazil’s largest basic education company and one of the largest educational groups in the world. Red Balloon is their ESL (English as a Second Language) Solution aimed at Young Learners (3yo – 17yo).

  • Responsible for the creation, development and team management of intra-curricular course material (8 levels, teacher’s guidelines, manuals and handouts for 3-11 yo classes)
  • Material development / content creation / copy editing / copywriting / proofreading / translation (books, tests, handouts, teacher’s guidelines, lesson plans (A1-C1), printed media)
  • Academic support for the franchise (more than 50 school branches).
  • Social media copy editor and proofreader

Cultura Inglesa

Cultura Inglesa is one of the most prestigious English schools in Brazil. Founded in 1934, not only does it teach English, but it is also a Cambridge Exam Center and promotes cultural events focusing on British culture.

Teachers’ Representative in Partner Schools – 2014 / 2015

  • Pedagogical material copy editor (handouts, tests, mock tests, guidelines)

English teacher – 2012 / 2015


Cambridge Oral Examiner

  • Ucles ID: CG39EG : Starters, Movers, Flyers and FCE

Seven Idiomas – Main Office

Seven Idiomas is an English school in São Paulo. Besides teaching English and Spanish, it is also a Cambridge Exam Center.

Teacher tutor / Material developer – 2010 / 2012

  • Responsible for teacher training courses every semester (input sessions and micro teaching appraisal/feedback) – TEC (Teacher Education Course) Teaching Teenagers
  • Material creation and development: Workshop and booklet for TEC Outings (Classes outside the school premises)
  • Material creation and development: standardized tests for all branches for levels: Upper Intermediate and Advanced teenage levels

Seven Idiomas – Vila Mariana Branch

English teacher – 2006 / 2012

  • Teaching all levels offered on regular courses (from A1 to C1)
  • Teaching in associate/partner schools (Primary, Secondary and High School): Colégio Cidade de São Paulo/Mater Dei
  • Teaching adults, teenagers, and children, in-company and in-house
  • Teaching prep courses for international tests and certificates (TOEIC, TOEFL, Cambridge Main Suite)

Escola Movimento

Escola Movimento is a private Preschool/Kindergarten in São Paulo.

English teacher – preschool/kindergarten – 2007 and 2012

  • Teaching children from 3 to7 years old
  • Pedagogical projects development
  • Recording and movie editing of the learning process for parents

Seven Idiomas – Vila Leopoldina Branch

Pedagogical coordinator – Aug 2008 / Dec 2009

  • New branch with approximately 200 students
  • Responsible for the recruitment, management, and in-service teachers training
  • Co-management of the sales team and responsible for the target numbers and action plan for old and new enrolled students

Hit Centre

Hit Centre is a language school in São Paulo. At the time, it focused on  Business English and  One-to-one classes.

English teacher -2004 / 2005

  • Focus on business English, in-company classes
  • Document translation (English – Portuguese)

Wizard Idiomas

Wizard Idiomas is a language school and it belongs to Grupo Multi Holding, which was acquired by Pearson in 2013.

English teacher – 2003 / 2005

  • Teaching all levels (from Book 1 to Book 10) and prep courses for FCE
  • Teaching adults, teenagers and children

Wisdom Idiomas

Wisdom Idiomas was a language school in São Paulo.

Pedagogical coordinator/ English teacher – 2000 / 2002

  • Branch had approximately 350 students
  • Teaching all levels (from Book1 to Book 10), adults and teenagers

Projects and Publications

  • Article: The Perks of Being a YL Teacher. Jan 2016, BRAZ-TESOL newsletter
  • DVD: Fabric Origami by Karen Tiemy, Editora Inovação, 2016
  • Publication: Collaborator with craft projects for Journey to English course book series – Macmillan, 2012
  • TV: Artisan crafts projects for the TV shows Vida com Arte (TV Aparecida) and Arte Brasil (Canal Rural).
  • Publication: Collaborator with craft projects for Saberes da Educação magazine – Ed. Minuano, 2012
  • Publication: Bimestrial collaborator for Origami magazine – Ed. Minuano

Workshops in different crafting techniques (Origami, Oriuno, Kirigami, Scrapbooking, Scrapdecor, Upcycling, Patchwork, Sewing)


Academic Background

UNIMES – Universidade Metropolitana de Santos

Licentiateship in Pedagogy (3rd semester)

USP/FFLCH Universidade de São Paulo

Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas

BA in Languages

FATEC–SP Faculdade de Tecnologia de São Paulo

Technology in constructions – buildings (incomplete)

ETE GV – Escola Técnica Estadual Getúlio Vargas

Technical high school in constructions/buildings


Certificates


Congresses

  • 2017 IATEFL – Brighton, England
  • 2015 LABCI Conference – Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 2014 BRAZ TESOL – João Pessoa, Brazil
    • Speaker – Crafty Activities for Clumsy Teachers (Workshop)
  • 2011 Southern Cone TESOL – Curitiba, Brazil
  • 2010 BRAZ TESOL – São Paulo, Brazil
    • Speaker – Games in the Classroom (Workshop)
  • 2009 International Conference on Content-Based Instruction (CLIL) for Young Learners Maceió, Brazil
  • 2006, 2007 Festival do idioma vivo – Seven Idiomas, São Paulo, Brazil
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