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Mark Plummer | Elance
Last Sign-in: Feb 23, 2016

Mark Plummer

Experienced teacher organiser and administrator
   United Kingdom
  |   Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  |  11:32 am Local Time

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I have over 8 years experience in the professional fields indicated above. I teach various disciplines of science up to G13 (AS/A level). I have been working as a freelancer since the end of 2012 and so I most definitely know the ropes, I was advised to investigate freelancing whilst drinking in bar in Bucharest! On my return to Barcelona I got started with e-lance / o-desk and have not looked back since (I moved back to the UK in early 2013).

I also have over 10 years’ experience of working in a voluntary capacity for several UK based...

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Essentially an overview of the issues raised by the production of the laboratory or...
Co-wrote a 2000 word essay on the role of the "stress" hormone cortisol on...
images removed for copyright reasons. This PowerPoint is an overview of the subject...
Images removed for copyright reasons. This PowerPoint is an overview of the subject...
A short overview of the Peruvian governments recent decision to provide solar panels...
Overview and introduction which refutes the notion that there has been a pause in...
Images removed for copyright reasons. Article is an overview and discussion on the role...
A thousand word article on the incidence of "super weeds" in the US.
Constructed a lesson plan on the importance of hormones to our growth and development
Lesson plan on mass and friction for G6/7 physics students
Lesson plan on the circulation system for G6/7 students
Lesson plan on the Halogens.
Lesson plan on rates of chemical reactions
Data response question for MCAT Exam. Images removed for copyright reasons. This is the...
Conflicting viewpoint question for MCAT Exam. Images removed for copyright reasons....
Conflicting viewpoint question for MCAT Exam. Images removed for copyright reasons....
500 word topic review text on the muscles aimed at high school students in the far East.
Lesson gives an overview of atomic theory from the time of Neils Bohr until the present...
Images removed for copyright reasons. Lesson is an discussion of the concept of energy...
This writing concerns the validity and accuracy of the science explained in the 2011...
One of 20 articles written for a travel website, ( to further...

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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (UK Version)
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I am educated to post graduate level with an MSC/PGCE in science teaching and communication and my honours degree is in environmental science (chemistry). I teach and tutor astronomy, biology, biochemistry, chemistry, Earth and environmental science as well as nuclear physics to G13. Furthermore I teach GCSE (KS4 G10/11) physics and integrated science to KS3 (G9). In addition, because I have a solid understanding of politics, current affairs, history, modern history, international relations and the social sciences I am able to teach the humanities to KS 3 (G9). This knowledge has also proved invaluable in my voluntary, fundraising and campaigning activities. Finally, as I have taught abroad I am aware of and understand the needs of EAL/ESL students, my PGCE dissertation was entitled "learning to learn in an additional or second language"

Prior to embarking on a teaching career and then a subsequent move to freelance work I spent 10 years working in the UK charity/ NGO / not for profit sector. My duties and responsibilities ranged from administration and fundraising to communications and campaign management. I have worked with and on behalf most of the large UK medical charities as well as organisations such as Shelter, Action Aid, Save The Children and Water Aid. My formal qualifications have also helped immensely in terms working with more environmental and political organisations such as Greenpeace, FOE, WWF and the Soil Association. This experience has been gained in...

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Collegio SEK Catalunya
Primary ICT (Information Technology) Teacher
2011 - 2012
Employed to teach all classes in the primary school (that is year 1 to Year 6). In essence the skills necessary to navigate the MS Office suite, (in this case 2010). In addition it students were...
British School Barcelona
Secondary Science and ICT Teacher (12 to 18 years)
2010 - 2011
Taught biology and chemistry (UK syllabus) to ages 12-16 and ICT to ages 11-14.
The British School Valencia
Secondary Science Teacher
2009 - 2010
Taught biology, chemistry and physics to ages 12-16 and biology and chemistry to ages 16-18.
Cambridge House Community College - Valencia
Trainee teacher, lab technician and English teache
2008 - 2009
Trained to teach the British science curriculum to ages 12-18. General technician duties across the department From April - July 2009 I Delivered differentiated English language lessons across...
English Heritage
Project Administrator
2007 - 2008
Responsible for day to day running and organisation of an initiative to collate and develop the first phase for inventory of a selection of English heritage sites across the South and Southwest...
Lloyds, TSB (Trustee Savings Bank) - Fujitsu-Sieme
Project administrator and team leader
2006 - 2007
Project was to upgrade Lloyds bank ATM’s from NT to XP software. My priority was to organise the provision of frontline telephony support to software engineers and authorise the upgrade to the...
BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation)
Human Resources Administrator - (Maternity Cover)
2006 - 2006
Provided full administrative and organisational support to recruitment consultants and managers. Facilitated liaison between candidates, consultants, panel members and hiring managers. This was...
Financial Services Authority (FSA)
Endowment Advisor
2005 - 2005
Provided high quality advice to the public regarding the complaints procedure for potentially mis-sold financial products and services, principally endowment mortgages. Required exceptionally...
Knightstone housing association
Repairs Administrator
2004 - 2004
Ensured that invoice details held on the associations database correlated with that on the contractors. Engaged in an on-going project ensuring that any outstanding invoices were not duplicated...
Gift Fundraising/ Tim Lilley Fundraising Ltd
Street and door to door fundraiser
2001 - 2003
Acquired new supporters on behalf of charities and NGO´s such as Amnesty, Action on Disability and Development, Greenpeace, FOE, Mind (Mental Health charity), Soil Association, Save the Children...
National Telephone Team (NTT)
Telephone fundraiser and administrator
1999 - 2001
Telephone fundraising on behalf of National Asthma Campaign, RNIB, RNID, Save the Children, FOE, Sense, Charter 88, English Heritage, Action Aid and World Wildlife Foundation. Regularly merged...
BT (formely British Telecom)
Sales advisor and order processor
1995 - 1999
As a sales advisor in a very demanding call centre environment, i was expected to meet and exceed very strict performance and customer service targets. Leads were expected to be maximised and...


University Of Sunderland
Post Graduate Certificate Of Education (Science)
2008 - 2009
City and Guilds
Computer Learning and Information Technology (L1)
2008 - 2008
The Open University
Msc Science
2008 - 2008
The University Of Plymouth
Bsc (Honours) Environmental Science (2.2)
1989 - 1992
The British School Of Brussels
Secondary/high School
1984 - 1989
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