Experienced Public Sector Officer
Experienced Public Sector Officer
  • Leiden, Netherlands
  • 16 januari 2024

I am an experienced project assistant with a strong educational background. As a psychology graduate and a qualified teacher, I bring a unique blend of skills and experience that make me a valuable asset as a junior project coordinator. My career has been characterised by a solid commitment to improving the lives of children and young people in diverse communities, primarily through roles as a Special Educational Needs (SEND) Officer within various local authorities.



Masters of Psychology @ University of Surrey
sep 2020 — okt 2021
jan 2016 — mei 2016

Speech and Language Practitioner Certificate


Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Officer @ Various Local Authorities
mrt 2020 — aug 2023

Core responsibilities included collaboration with teachers, parents, and external specialists to develop personalized education plans that address the unique needs of each student. Advocating for inclusive practices, ensuring that educational environments are accessible and supportive for all learners.
Negotiation of funding contracts and school places. Managing a high caseload and ensuring cases are processed through to completion.

Teacher @ Lady Margaret Primary School
aug 2018 — aug 2019

Responsible for design and implementation of engaging lesson plans aligned with the curriculum, adapting teaching methods to cater to different learning needs within the classroom. Assessed student progress and provided constructive feedback to facilitate academic growth. Promoted social and emotional well-being through fostering an inclusive environment. Responsible for effective communication with parents and colleagues and any external multi agency professionals (social care, therapists).

Assistant Coordinator @ Bridging the Gap Islington Charity
aug 2014 — mei 2015

Bridging the Gap is a small charity focused on matching mentors with mentee vulnerable adults. As an assistant coordinator I assisted the coordinator in all areas of the development of the charity, including reviewing and editing policy documents, designing and maintaining a website for engagement, recruitment and training of volunteer mentors, collaborating with partner organisations and assisting with funding applications.

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