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Rich Nolan

Rich Nolan




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Introduction to ChatGPT


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My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

East Sussex College Group | Dec 2022 - Present

ESOL Lecturer, A.I Supported Education Specialist, and Chief Intranet Admin for ESOL Team

• Teaching English to Asylum Seekers and Refugees. • Providing teacher training and support on the use of A.I tools in education. • Administrating and managing the ESOL team's intranet presence as a super- user. • Integrated teaching with British Values and following a Skills for Life curriculum. • Engineering useful ChatGPT teaching prompts for ESOL teachers and staff.
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INTO University Partnerships | Jul 2022 - Sep 2022

Pre-sessional English Teacher


ELT Under The Covers | Aug 2020 - Present

Teaching Podcast Co-host

• Contacting individuals of interest in the TEFL sector and organising recorded online interviews on Zoom. • Writing, producing and recording weekly podcasts which consist of interviews, theory analytics, and teaching commentary. • Video editing (Adobe Premiere) and social media management. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTxfidi3PZmxHcYYH0_WHlA

British Council | Oct 2017 - May 2019

English Teacher

different class requirements (IELTS preparation, general English, etc.) • Completion of Tutor-in-Training requirements for TYLEC. • Operating as a line manager and guiding managee through the British Council management cycle (setting objectives, lesson observation and feedback, appraisal, etc.). • Coordinating the development of shared teaching materials (including assessing the quality of current materials according to the syllabi, allocating lessons to teachers for development, and developing materials directly.) • Carrying out various academic administrative responsibilities including regular YL reports, assessments and reports for adult learners, ensuring regulatory requirements of the British Council are met, etc.) • Cross-team collaborations including conducting interviews for new teaching assistants for the TA team, and participating in multiple promotional events with the marketing team.

Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) | Sep 2014 - Jul 2017

English Teacher and Examinations Writer

• Teaching EAP classes in a university environment to students of the university. • Teaching examination preparation classes to university faculty members. • Teaching ESP classes to specialist groups of learners such as classes specifically on instruction-giving and classroom management for university lecturers. • Teaching and managing blended learning English courses with online and F2F components. • Producing examinations material for officially certified language examinations • Administering and invigilating language examinations. • Delivering oral English examinations including CertACLES and Cambridge English main suite exams.

Discovery Summer | Jun 2014 - Jul 2017

Senior Teacher (Resident)

• Ensuring, above all, the well-being and safeguarding of minors for which we had a duty of care. This included vigilant observation of the students at the centre and high frequency use of intranet portal communications to ensure that staff members are as highly informed as possible on students' wellbeing. • Delivering training sessions to teachers and activity staff during the induction phase of the summer school. • Coordinating the academic team in a number of tasks including setting up classrooms, organising the teachers' room, and special events such as the STEM Olympics activity. • Supporting the academic team members in daily production of lesson materials and maintaining high standards of language learning at the centre. • Administrating the distribution of students in weekly workshops based on student preferences, gender balance, nationality balance, and workshop requirements. Occasionally, this duty involved judgement calls such as determining that a workshop would need to be closed down due to lack of interest. • Teaching classes to a Trinity-based syllabus to the standards of excellence as determined by British Council Accreditation.

ProfRich Teaching | Oct 2010 - Present

Online Language Teaching

• Teaching customised 1-1, and group classes through a variety of online platforms. • Planning and presenting weekly English teaching streams to 250+ concurrent live viewers on YouTube. • Collaborating with fellow teachers for the production of online learning materials. • Recording scripted green-screen learning materials. http://www.youtube.com/profesorrich

Metrolengua | Aug 2008 - Jul 2014

Teacher of English

• Teaching English as a Foreign Language to a variety of age groups (6+), language levels (A1-C2), and requirements; including, examinations preparation, EAP, and general English. • Producing regular reports for the parents of all young learners. • Writing and correcting periodic exams which fit the customised material covered in class during that time.

My Education

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Machine Learning Scientist with PythonDataCamp | 2024
Master of Science - MS, Applied LinguisticsThe University of Edinburgh | 2021
Bachelor of Arts - BA, PhilosophyThe University of Sheffield | 2005

About Me

Rich Nolan

Fifteen years in education. Now, diversifying into machine learning.

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