This course and many others offered her more confidence and new knowledge in working with children. She has gained over eleven years (2007 – 2018) experience in the English education system, teaching throughout Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage One and Key Stage Two following British Curriculum.
She has worked with students from EYFS, KS1 and KS2 with different backgrounds, including those with learning disabilities, such as Autism, Dyslexia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Emotional Behavioural Difficulties, MLD (Mild Learning Disorder), Downs Syndrome and Global Delay, preparing activities and lessons.
She was also in charge of teaching small groups and teaching on a one-to-one basis which is aimed at individuals who needed additional support to develop their spoken and written English, numeracy and different skills for life. There were also several opportunities to share and discuss any individual matters with other teachers and produce accurate records of progress on the grades achieved by each student.
She has been part of the team for school accreditation by National Autistic Society, United Kingdom. In 2018 she returned to Romania and started to work at International School of Bucharest as a Teacher Assistant and she supported positive discipline approach at all times as directed by the class teacher, mutual respect as continually fostered. Simona supported pupils’ progress in all areas and prepared resources creatively and imaginatively, following the planning.
Started with 2020 she worked as a Learning Support Teacher for Counselling and Learning Support Department. As a Learning Support Teacher, she helped children to improve the academic achievement by one or more interventions: teach either individuals or small groups of pupils inside or outside of the classroom, prepare lessons and teaching resources, mark and evaluate work, adapt conventional teaching strategies and creating individual interventions to meet pupils needs. She can describe herself as friendly, enthusiastic and respectful.