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Konnie Sahin

Piano Teacher


Available in the Gravesham Area

01474 335070


Email -  ks_sahin@hotmail.com


Website - http://konniespianotuition.co.uk







Personal profile:

One to one piano teacher since 1988. HRH Prince Charles presented Certificate of Teaching by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music at the Royal Academy of Music.

Exam preparation for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. Music Theory.

I am an experienced piano teacher who has taught for 22 years. I accept children

and adults up to grade 8 ABRSM Music exams.

I am organised, patient, and able to manage time and communicate at all levels.


Key skills:

• Playing the piano and teaching how to play.

• Fluent in Turkish and German languages.

• City and Guilds in computers.

• Excellent management skills.

• Can teach jazz up to a grade 3.

• Able to write plans to suit individual needs.


Employment:

Dec 2001 – Present: piano teacher – home tutor

Responsible for age groups of four and half and upwards, teaching and planning

lessons to suit each student, entering students into exams.


Oct 1988 – Jan 01: piano teacher and –German teacher- home tutor

Responsible for teaching and encouraging, adults and children to achieve their full

potential and organising lessons.


Sept 1986 – Aug 1988 Personal Assistant to Customs and Excise Counsellor

Turkish Embassy London

Responsibilities – Answering the telephone, giving advice on Customs law,

translating, writing letters liaising between departments and arranging meetings


Sept 1985 – Aug 1986 Sales Associate, Trident Life, London

Responsibilities - Selling Life Insurance Policies, attending Team meetings,

arranging and attending face to face interviews with customers.


Early Career Summary


1979 – 1983 Clerk in Berkant Film Laboratory, Cyprus

Responsibilities – organising negatives and photos


1974 – 1978 Sales Assistant, London

Responsibilities – helping customers to choose the right goods


Education and Training


July 2008 City and Guilds Desktop Publishing

August 2007 City and Guilds Website Design

July 2005 Certificate of Teaching by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools

Music

July 05 City and Guilds Spreadsheets

June 2005 Teach to Reach Jazz by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools

Music

April 2005 City and Guilds Word Processing

April 2005 City and Guilds Intro to Computers

April 2005 City and Guilds July 05 City and Guilds Spreadsheets

Formal unit credits

NVQ Management level 3

A’Level Chemistry - A, A’Level Biology – B, A’level Physics – C, A’Level Turkish B

References upon request