EDUCATION

Master’s Degree in International Relations with Merit

Middlesex University, London, UK, 2006-2007

Specialist Diploma in World Economics equivalent to Bachelor’s Degree 2:1

Omsk State University, Omsk, Russia, 2000-20005

Red Diploma – ‘Excellent’ grade, equivalent to ‘A’ level, obtained in all subjects in the final year

Pedagogical Lyceum of North-Kazakhstan University, Petropavlovsk, 1997-2000

Music School at the College of Arts, Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan, 1990-1998

School of Advanced Learning #35, Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan, 1990-1997

TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION

Foundation Yoga Teacher Qualification RYT 200 Yoga Alliance – Rishikesh, India – March 2017

Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) Module 1 (Language and Background to Language Learning and Teaching), Cambridge English Language Assessment – Band 4 – June 2013

CELTA (Certificate of English language teaching to adults) with Pass B, accredited by Cambridge International House, London, September-December 2012

Master’s Certificate in Project Management & Associate’s Certificate in Business Analysis, ESI International & George Washington University, London, 2008-2012

Modules completed:  Managing Projects, Project Management, Leadership & Communication, Negotiation Skills for Project Managers, Risk Management (e-training), Foundations of Business Analysis, High Impact Communication, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, Facilitation Techniques for Requirements Development, Coaching & Mentoring for improved performance, Budget & Financial Management. All training aligned to the Project Management Institute’s PMBOK & International Institute of Business Analysis’ BABOK

Advanced Spanish Language Certificate with Level C1 achieved Instituto Cervantes, London, UK, 2008-2010

Additional Professional Training: Copy Writing, Sales, Account Winning Strategies

TEACHING WORK

Russian & English Teacher/Tutor, 2011-ongoing

Provide one to one tuition to the students of a wide range of levels – from beginners to advanced. Conduct interviews with the students to assess their current knowledge and assign the suitable language level/course. Assess their needs and help with establishing goals in the short and long term; propose suitable length/frequency of classes. Source appropriate material through books and the Internet and adjust it to address customers’ needs and make lessons more personalised. Design and tailor the material in accordance with the students’ interests, level, age group, background and aims.

Levels taught: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2

Present and Past clients involve: Foreign and Commonwealth Office, International House, Expedia, Credit Agricole, VTB, UIC Languages, Cactus Language School

ICS – International Community School – EFL Teacher

Taught 10-17 yr old multinational students of all levels between elementary and advanced for 10 weeks over two consecutive summers. Prepared interactive lessons, wrote lesson plans and end of the week tests, final reports and assessments for the students, took the kids out on Friday activities. Co-taught the Discover London Programme where students learnt on-the-go visiting London’s most famous landmarks and places of interest.

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

Account Manager @ Language Services Direct, UK, Language Training Provider for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)

Sales Consultant/Account Manager, 2011-December 2014 @ESI International, London, UK, Leading Global Training Provider of Project Management, Programme Management, Business Skills and Business Analysis Training.

Instructor Scheduler, 2008-2011 @ ESI

Translator/Proofreader, Russian into English. Translated numerous business agreements and contract related documentation; proofread business documents translated from Russian into English; worked efficiently with economic, financial, legal, and construction terminology.

Academic Writer. Wrote and edited academic assignments, including essays, term papers, books

Full resume available upon request