BA (Honours) English Literature with Creative Writing
(English Literature: Focus on Post-Colonial African, Caribbean and Indian literature.)
(Creative Writing: Focus on Short Story Writing and Script Writing for Television and Radio.)
Post Graduate Certificate in Education International (P.G.C.E.I)
(Focus on Primary ESL Learners)
Kingdom of Thailand Teaching License
Dear Parents and guardians,
My name is Teacher Chaz and I am the English Programme 1 primary teacher (first grade) for ep1 Red, here at Varee Chiang Mai School.
I am an English as a second language, young learners specialist.
I have worked at Varee Chiangmai School for over 8 years now.
I started working at Varee Chiang Mai School within the Kindergarten department where I was a teacher, for in excess of 2 years.
Many parents may already be familiar with me because I would have taught their child before.
I am now in my sixth year teaching as an EP1 primary homeroom teacher.
I am really grateful for all of the comments I have received from ep1 red parents and guardians during these past 5 years!
I am from the United Kingdom.
Flag of the United Kingdom
Kindergarten 1 introduction to letter formations.
Having fun outside with Kindergarten 2 using music.
Kindergarten 3 ‘Graduation’ Day (very proud).
I am an interdisciplinary educator who facilitates my pupils to make their own connections between all the subjects I teach.
I teach English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Health, Career and Technology, Information Technology and Art to the same class of children.
My pedagogical ethos has always been to create stimulating lessons which, not only hold the interest of the children I teach but also empower them with confidence, so that they can then carry out tasks as individuals, or in groups with minimal guidance.
I constantly engage my pupils in a variety of different ways and to achieve this I avoid the over reliance on a single ‘learning theory’ or indeed teaching approach, as I sincerely believe I would be restricting their educational development by doing so.
Ep1 red integrated Social and Art class about the Arctic habitat with Lucky.
The ultimate premise behind all of my teaching is that my pupils, will be able to take and apply what they have learnt in my classroom, to then help them continue to learn new skills and concepts in others.
EP1 Red integrated Science and Art lesson on different materials.
Miss. Ajarn Varee Patravanich (Director and Owner of Varee Chiang Mai School) with Teacher Chaz.
‘I truly, madly and deeply love teaching and I find every single working day to be an immensely satisfying, extremely rewarding and tremendously challenging experience!’
I am very proud and honoured to have worked at Varee Chiangmai School for such a long and hugely enjoyable time.
Varee Kindergarten annual performance (The Little Mermaid.)
I am especially proud of the creative writing my pupils have produced independently, year in year out.
Please click below to view their imaginative works!
Example of unassisted creative writing, after only 7 months of learning English in ep1 red!!
I am extremely familiar with the University of Cambridge Young Learners ESOL examinations, for which I have successfully prepared my pupils for, and whom have regularly achieved outstanding results.
I am exceptionally proud of my pupils, whom have achieved so highly in the Cambridge English Young Learners’ Assessments.
‘To be able to teach my pupils to a globally recognised standard and for them to achieve so highly in these assessments, has been one of the many high points of my teaching career!!!’
Thailand is my first home!
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Ep1 Red Cultural Field Trip to Traditional Silk Factory.
I will always do my very best to ensure that my students continue to learn English in fun and varied ways.
Ep1 Red Health Lesson On Different Food Groups.
I am always available to talk to during school hours so, if you have any questions, comments or concerns about your child then, please do not hesitate to approach me as I will be happy to help you!
Finally, I am a competent speaker of the Thai language so, for those parents who will find it easier to talk to me in Thai, please feel very welcome to do so!!!
The ep1 red email address is email@example.com
My Very Last Day Teaching in the Kindergarten Department.
Kind regards……Teacher Chaz.