About Victoria Fernandez

About me

Hola!

I am Victoria, a Spanish qualified teacher with experience in 4 different countries as a Kindergarten and Primary School Teacher for more than 12 years. I worked in Montessori and Reggio Emilia schools in Europe (England, Spain and Germany) and the Middle East, and at the moment, I am back home in Spain since I finished a temporary contract as a private tutor in Egypt.

I am looking for a challenge opportunity for a long-term commitment.

I find my natural teaching instincts, my warm personality, my creative and multilingual skills in English, Italian, Spanish and German, my experience in education for more than 12 years in four different countries, as well as my studies would make me a great candidate.

 

I am a very friendly, adaptable, positive and enthusiastic person, quick learner, with good organization and personal skills. I am a good team player, but also I am able to deal with difficult and stressful situations, and I am confident with my job, which I really enjoy.

 

In my free time, I like walking my dog, dancing and creating my own children´s books.

Education

Experience

  • 2018 - 2021
    IBMS

    English teacher in an International Bilingual Montessori Primary School in Frankfurt, Germay.

    Responsibilities: * Organising the classroom and learning resources and creating displays to encourage a positive learning environment. * Following the Montessori guidelines, focused on developing social, physical, intellectual and emotional skills, as well as assessing children´s individual needs. * Planning, preparing and presenting lessons that cater for the needs of the whole ability range within the class. * Motivating students with enthusiastic and imaginative presentations. * Teaching students a variety of subjects including English, Ethics, Science, Arts and Mathematics. * Assigning and correcting homework. * Follow the national curriculum.

  • 2017 - 2018
    Kids Camp

    English teacher in a Bilingual Kindergarten and Primary School in Koenigstein, Germany

    Responsibilities: * Childcare duties in different groups (between 2 and 6 years old). * Working in a team of 3 teachers, leading the English part. * Organising motivational activities in order to teach English. * Ensuring the kids safety and happiness. * Attending parents evenings and being an active part of the school events. * Writing reports and monthly newsletters.

  • 2015 - 2017
    Young Futures

    Spanish and English support teacher of a private family with special educational needs kids in London, England.

    Responsibilities: * Ensuring the children’s safety and wellbeing. * Plan and coordinate daily motivational activities, to improve several skills such as: communication, interaction, hygiene and independence, through positive behaviour techniques, exploration, fun and educational games, songs and creative arts and crafts. * We built a partnership between parents, children, teaching assistants and psychotherapist where we learn all together to promote the personal, academic, social and creative abilities of the toddles.

  • 2015 - 2017
    ‘Mace Montessori’ .

    1:1 SEN support teacher in an Elementary School in London, England. (Part-time).

    Responsibilities: * Identifying individual needs and being responsible for creating a safe, positive, stimulating and supportive learning environment, to bring the best out of the student (The first year in the Montessori school where she attended, and the last 3 months in her house). * Building rapport and gaining the child's trust, as well as giving the best possible to a great future. * Preparing and delivering lessons and resources, adapted to the child's needs and interests in order to reach his full educational potential, and following the national curriculum aims. * Working with the classroom teacher to define appropriate activities for the student in relation to the curriculum. * Behaviour management.

  • 2014 - 2015
    Kidville

    Lead teacher in an American nursery (with Reggio Emilia approach) in Dubai, the UAE.

    Responsibilities: * Providing first-class quality childcare for young children aged 1 year and up to 6, ensuring that children are comfortable, safe and having fun learning in their environment. * Planning and coordinate daily class activities creating the best possible learning environment for the class group whilst recognizing and addressing individual child’s needs and interests. * Leading groups of young children and their parents/caregivers through different motivational and educational activities in the afternoon classes: art and enrichment. * Observing children in their learning environment and complete progress reports for each child’s development and achievement, as well as documentation on daily basis. * Collaborating sporadically with our New York branch, designing art projects to be included in the art lesson plan. * Coordinating a small team of 3 assistant teachers.

  • 2010 - 2014
    El Saliente

    Teacher in a children protection center with children with diverse backgrounds and from different countries (from new-borns to 15 years old) in Almeria, Spain.

    Responsibilities: Sleep and potty training with the new-borns and supporting the older kids with subjects like Spanish and English as foreign languages and esteem and communicative workshops.

Languages

English
Proficient
Italian
Intermediate
German
Intermediate

Skills