Anna Wrigley, BA Hons
Telephone : 07725214206
University (September 2009 – June 2013)
BA Hons. in French (2.1). Modules in: Spanish, Language (Linguistics), European Cinema, European Literature, France and Africa (relations, history, colonialism), The Development of Europe (0-1500 A.D)
British Council English Teacher (Nîmes) (October 2011 – April 2012): Responsibilities included: Teaching different classes of mixed abilities from age 5 – 11 English, planning and running lessons, creating worksheets, writing and administering English tests.
Sixth Form (September 2006 – July 2008)
Farnborough Sixth Form College (Farnborough, Hampshire)
A-Levels: French: A; Philosophy: A; English Literature: C; Drama: C; General Studies: C
Secondary School (September 2001 – July 2006)
Gordon’s School (West End, Surrey)
G.C.S.E’s: 10 all A* – C
Previous Job Positions held:
Overseas Tour Organiser: PGL March 2020 – Currently on Furlough
Organising overseas trips for schools and groups.
Furloughed since 24th March
Group Bookings Administrator: Treetop Trek February 2019- March 2020
Group Bookings supervisor. Taking individual and group bookings over the phone, via email, on social media and through the website’s live chat feature. Creating and sending invoices, chasing payments, arranging bespoke activity days. Use of Quickbooks and Sagepay.
Temporary Work: Michael Page
Receptionist roles at Merrist Wood College (SEN Department) September – October 2018 and SC Johnson October 2018 – February 2019
Responsibilities include: General administrative duties, generating passes, greeting visitors, answering the phone and directing calls.
Peter Gordon Lawrence Ltd (January 2009 – August 2018)
Human Resources Administrator (Ardèche) (April 2018 – August 2018)
Responsibilities include: French speaking for the centre, point of contact during the day, organising logistics (coaches, excursions). Handling confidential information and processing it using company database. Ensuring company policy was followed; entering staff hours into central logging programme. Also over-seeing financial side of centre, including: weekly banking, daily cashing up, handling and completing weekly returns sheet for petty cash and company credit card, inputting purchase orders and chasing invoices.
Guest Care Administrator (Isle of Wight) (March 2016 – April 2018)
Responsibilities included: Rooming all guests, managing reception/receptionists and covering reception, solving guest issues before arrival and during their stay. Sorting ad-hoc invoices, office management and cash-handling. Use of Report manager, RES and Sharepoint.
Accounts Assistant (Paris) (June 2013- September 2013 and March 2015 – September 2015): Responsibilities included: Organising the filing of paid and unpaid bills and updating spreadsheets, using the system iScala to input information, translating technical information from English to French, inputting petty cash and banking information into iScala.
Retail Assistant (Paris) (January 2014 – March 2014)
Responsibilities included: Serving customers both adults and children, ensuring cleanliness of bar, cashing up bar at the end of shift, stock-taking.
Tour Leader (Paris)(September 2013 – November 2013, March 2014 – June 2014 and January 2015 – March 2015). Responsibilities included: Liaising with teachers and coach drivers to ensure the smooth running of the trip, leading tours of Paris, ensuring groups complete their itineraries and arrive at places at specified times, good relations with both teachers and children. Also acting activity instructor when required.
Kitchen Assistant (Ardèche) (May 2012- September 2012): Responsibilities Included: Preparing and serving food, working as part of a team to ensure the smooth and efficient running of mealtimes for over 300 guests. Occasionally acting as head of kitchen.
Group Leader (Valras Plage, South of France)(June 2011 – September2011): Responsibilities Included: Escorting guests to and from activity sessions on or off site, evening entertainment for up to 50 guests, ensuring the wellbeing and smooth running of the guests’ holiday and the satisfaction of all involved.
Lifeguard (Ardèche) (August 2010- September 2010):
Responsibilities Included: Ensuring the wellbeing and safety of all using the pool, Administering first aid, ensuring the cleanliness and balance of the pool to meet safety standards. Trained to N.P.L.Q standard.
Activity Instructor (Paris) (January 2009 – August 2009): Responsibilities included: taking charge of groups of up to 50 children, leading activity sessions (Climbing, Abseiling, Trapeze, Zip Wire, Low Ropes, Archery, Initiative exercises.), liaising with teachers and other members of staff and ensuring the satisfaction of all guests.
I am an enthusiastic musician and play the piano at a grade six level and have gained my grade 5 with ABRSM. I enjoy acting and have received my bronze LAMDA with merit. I am also, currently, a member of the Burneside Amateur Theatrical Society participating in a pantomime showing in January. I am a keen linguist and in addition to speaking French fluently, I have a good knowledge of Spanish. In 2010-2011 whilst studying at Cardiff, I was president of the University’s French Society. In 2010 I took part in a charity hitch from England to the South of Spain and in the same year ran a 10km for St. David’s Day in Cardiff. In my final year of University, I was also a member of the Cardiff University’s climbing society. I am also an active traveller and aside from having worked all over France, I have also visited many European countries, Cuba, New York, San Francisco, and in 2014 I spent 2 and a half months travelling solo around South-East Asia. Having lived in the Lake District in 2019, I have become an avid hiker, and enjoy connecting with nature.
First Aid at Work – Valid April 2017 – April 2020
Health and Safety Level 2 – Gained May 2017
Level 3 award in Leadership and Management – Gained December 2017
References available upon request