Teacher of EAL & TOK & Psychology / Key Stage 4 Leader / IGCSE Coordinator
Full name: Sarah Jane Thomas
Position at Renaissance: Teacher of EAL & TOK & Psychology / Key Stage 4 Leader / IGCSE Coordinator
Education and Qualifications: BA (Hons), Liverpool University, UK. PGCE Secondary, Newcastle University, UK. CELTA, University of Cambridge, UK
Teaching Experience: 21 years in education in various roles including teacher, teacher trainer, project manager, Department Head, Key Stage Leader and Exams Officer
Professional Accomplishments: I have taught English language at all levels as well as specialising in working with subject teachers to exploit language opportunities in the mainstream curriculum. I am a teacher and teacher trainer with experience in school, university, prison and workplace education; a Cambridge examiner, UK government education project manager and CIE Exams Officer; a writer and editor of teaching and training materials, articles and web content with a particular emphasis on diagnostic and formative assessment.
Description: My career has been spent in various parts of the UK and in Izmir, Turkey. As a lifelong learner myself, I am always trying out new methods and ideas, reflecting on my own practice and working to improve the quality of teaching and learning.