Translator/English language teacher

Resume posted by MandoT in Other.

Desired position type: Any
Location: Thessaloniki Makedonia Thraki, Greece

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Summary

English-Greek-English and Italian-Greek translator. English language teacher. I would also be interested in any kind of position associated with languages/tourism/art.

Education

o BA in English Language and Literature (2001 alumni), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – School of English Language and Literature. Courses taught (amongst others): Linguistics, Grammar, Teaching Methodology, English and American Literature, Drama, Poetry.
o Diploma in translation (English to Greek) at meta|φραση (http://www.metafrasi.edu.gr/). Areas of expertise Science/Technology and Finance/Administration.
o TEFL teaching diploma in 2016. Attended a 120 – hour online course on www.tefl.org.uk. Areas on which the course focused were among others: teaching methodology, strategy and lesson planning, use of modern technologies in teaching English as a foreign language to adults, children and teenagers (reading, listening and speaking, using video lessons and the internet), classroom management and error correction, dealing with different types of learners, business English and one-to-one lessons.
o Qualified Teacher Status (Teacher Reference Number 1658847) – UK Department of Education.
o SDL TRADOS 2015 freelance user since October 2015.

International Diploma in IT Skills Standard Level (Cambridge Validated Award)
(Word, Excel, Outlook)

Experience

o Today – 2014 Freelance translation of brochures, documents, sites etc.
o 2016 Translation (German- English) of German grammar (http://www.deutschplus.net) – a project of Logos Thessaloniki (http://www.logos.com.gr).
o 2016 Teacher of English as a foreign language to adults and teenagers – private lessons.
o 2015 Text translation and subtitling. “Her lover- short film”.
o 2014 Teacher of English as a foreign language to adults and teenagers – private lessons.
o 2014 Text translation and subtitling. “Oxytocin (Ωκυτοκίνη) – a film about natural birth”.
o 31/12/2014 -2007 Leader Administrative Assistant at Alpha Bank SA, Wholesale Banking Lending Division. Areas of expertise: Business Loans/Deposits/Letters of Guarantee/Customer Service)
o 2012 Book Translation (Greek- English) : “Thessaloniki« Capturing “yesterday” into the city of “today” by Spiros Tsafaras, Metheksis Editions 2012.
o 2003-2007 Leader Administrative Assistant at the Business Loans Department, Saint Sophia Sq. Branch of former Emporiki Bank.
o 2003-2001 Employee at the Business Loans Department, Saint Sophia Sq. Branch of former Emporiki Bank.
o 2001-1996 Employee at the Deposits Department at the Business Loans Department, Saint Sophia Sq. Branch of former Emporiki Bank. Job duties: Teller, Deposits Accounts, Term Deposits, Investment products, Customer Service).

Skills

  • Excellent communication skills. Fully motivated and dedicated to job needs and requirements. Extremely flexible person with hands-on approach. Thoroughly organized and committed to translation and teaching English as a foreign language, as well as very competent and persistent, with an outlook to customers’ and students’ needs.

Groups & Associations

    FeelaRocka, Handpeak, In the Loop, pop-i.fm

Spoken Languages

    ENGLISH Advanced at all levels (C2). Degree of Proficiency of English Cambridge University. ITALIAN Intermediate at all levels (B2). Diploma di Lingua Italiana, Istituto Italiano di Salonicco. GERMAN Level A1