CV

PAUL GIFFNEY

A hard worker who has empathy, creativity and a different view on life.

Biography

 

For 16 years I have been a teacher. I enjoy helping others. I have been a head of department, a head of a school and ahead of the curve in thinking how education needs to reflect individual needs. I privately tutor and help others when I can with their individual learning or research needs.

 

If you are reading this then I have either directed you to this page or you have found me via some link. Either way, welcome. I have no secrets about my past:
I have suffered from depression and had a few life changes that have caused me to move around a lot: helping family and trying to find the right 'fit' for me in education. Amusingly, while I did this, education kept changing too.
Thus, I left main-stream education, its teaching of assessment material and its desire for 'work-ready' students.


Now, my work-life balance is calm and I seek happiness in the work that I do.
If you can offer me a vocational position that will allow me to help others, be creative and give me flexibilty of work hours, you will have my entire focus and energy for the project you need.

The hats I have worn... the roles I have undertaken...


Teacher of:

  • Primary - KS3: All subjects
  • GCSE: English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Media Studies, Film Studies, Photography
  • A Level: English Literature, Media Studies
  • BTEC: Media / Film
  • Adult Learning: ICT, Desktop Publishing

Headed the departments of:

  • English
  • Media Studies

Been headteacher / Child Protection Officer / Exmainer:

  • Sepcial Educational and Behavioural Needs School
  • Private researcher


  • Personal tutor of research methods


  • Freelance copyrighter


  • Freelance proofreader / editor

Private tutor of:

  • Primary - KS3: All subjects
  • GCSE: English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Media Studies, Film Studies, Photography
  • A Level: English Literature, Media Studies
  • ICT, Desktop Publishing

Adult learning of all above subjects as well, with
no judgement or condescension of an adult needing/wanting to learn something new, something needed for a job or just for fun!

Skills


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