Basic Info

Safaa Mohammed

8 years

Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Copyeditor at Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Experience Details

Copyeditor

Writing/Editorial

Entry Level

 Editing the content of the manuscripts and issues by correcting stylistic, grammatical, and spelling mistakes
 Proofreading the manuscripts including the title of the paper, the names and addresses of the authors, figures, and tables
 Reviewing the authors’ biographies, abstracts, and special issues’ call for papers
 Applying the authors’ requested modifications in conformity with Hindawi’s in-house style


Company Details

Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Publishing and Printing

http://www.hindawi.com/

Jan 2014 to present (2 years 11 months)
Copyediting Trainer at Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Experience Details

Copyediting Trainer

Writing/Editorial

Experienced (Non-Manager)

 Overseeing and implementing the OJT program for employees
 Training and observation of trainees with respect to their performance against established training objectives
 Developing OJT programs and participating in teams developing training plans
 Assisting in developing general training instructions, checklists, and visual aids
 Following up on a regular, planned schedule to answer questions and verifying proficiency
 Maintaining files of training materials and organized log(s) of all training conducted


Company Details

Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Publishing and Printing

http://www.hindawi.com/

Jan 2016 to Aug 2016 (7 months)
Language Instruction Supervisor at Berlitz

Experience Details

Language Instruction Supervisor

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Manager

 Responsible for the training, monitoring, and following up on language instructors’ performance before, during, and at the end of batch
 Reviewing the status reports of team members and addressing issues as appropriate
 Aiding in solving trainee/teacher conflict when needed
 Coordinating skills and additional workshops to instructors, using the appropriate methods according to the needs of the instructors
 Following up on ped cards and filling out progress report
 Distributing teachers according to levels after receiving the batch’s schedule
 Monitoring the plan and its execution throughout the batch


Company Details

Berlitz (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Education

http://www.berlitz-egypt.com/

Oct 2010 to Jan 2014 (3 years 3 months)
Mentor at Berlitz

Experience Details

Mentor

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Experienced (Non-Manager)

 Leading a team of English Instructors
 Providing the instructors team with the needed trainings
 Setting up meetings with the team and determining deadlines
 Receiving and checking up on the teams’ documents, reports and other registers


Company Details

Berlitz (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Education

http://www.berlitz-egypt.com/

Jan 2010 to Oct 2010 (9 months)
English Instructor at Berlitz

Experience Details

English Instructor

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Entry Level

 Responsible for teaching the English language according to the Berlitz Instruction standards, teaching through consistent oral and written practice
 Integrating learning technology into teaching programs, as required by the curriculum or requested by the student
 Practicing the Five Berlitz Operating Principles as a guide to professional behavior and professional relationships with LC staff and customers
 Keeping student records and correcting exams profile cards up to date as required or requested
 Putting Grades in the Evaluation Form and giving them to the Testing Unit Specialist
 Providing one-on-one counseling to students
 Helping in the student character development and motivation
 Teaching other integrating material such as Employment Qualifier Program (EQP), Business Correspondence and Report Writing
 Teaching students how to write a complete Business Plan Report about business ideas they have initiated by themselves
 Working on students’ presentations of their business ideas and enhancing their presentation skills


Company Details

Berlitz (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Education

http://www.berlitz-egypt.com/

Aug 2008 to Jan 2010 (1 year 5 months)
English Teacher at El-Raya Languages School

Experience Details

English Teacher

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Entry Level

 Responsible for teaching the English language to primary stage students
 Providing a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process
 Maintaining effective and efficient record keeping procedures
 Collaborating with peers to enhance the instructional environment
 Modeling professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community
 Performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned by my supervisor
 Designing a year booklet and worksheets for the selected English course


Company Details

El-Raya Languages School

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Education

N/A

Jul 2007 to Aug 2008 (1 year 1 month)

Achievements


 Acting as Team Leader from January to March 2015
 Assigned twice as Copyediting Trainer for new hires from February to August 2016
 Participating in recreating the department’s guide book
 Participating in creating CPS guide
 Selected as candidate for conducting in-house training course
 Selected to have less revision rate from among the team
 Selected to provide presentation sessions to other teams in the Unit



 Retaining the team for three successive academic years


 Selected as “Teacher of the Batch” for the period from January to May 2009
 Selected to teach the following tracks:
1. Proposal Writing
2. Office Management course (Provided by INTELLECT)



Education

BA in English Language and Literature

Education Details

BA

English Language and Literature

Ain Shams University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Ain Shams University
2003 - 2007
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Abbas Al-Akkad Languages School

Egypt

2003

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

Abbas Al-Akkad Languages School
2003

Certifications

TOEFL ITP
Jul 2014

Certificate details

TOEFL ITP

Jul 2014

650 out of 677

N/A

N/A

AMIDEAST Testing Services

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

High Performance Teams

Oct 2008

Dale Carnegie

 Improve interpersonal relationships  Determine a team's position on the "success curve"  Clarify team goals  Analyze the individual strengths of team members  Develop skills for sharing information  Identify sources of team conflict  Use a sequential method to resolve conflict  Facilitate team processes  Reward and recognize team behavior

Training/Course Details

Communication Skills

May 2009

Dale Carnegie

 Tackle Complex Challenges  Generate more and better ideas  Excel as a consensus builder  Communicate clearly and concisely  Reduce self-consciousness and fear  Apply human relations principles that make you more effective  Project an executive image  Turn adversaries into colleagues  Gain cooperation from coworkers

Training/Course Details

Tropism

Mar 2015

Quttab Solutions

* Demonstrating openness to change and new information; rapidly adapts to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles * Dealing effectively with pressure and remaining optimistic and persistent, even under adversity * Recovering quickly from setbacks

Training/Course Details

Emotional Intelligence

May 2016

Hindawi Publishing Corporation

N/A

Training/Course Details

Training of the Trainer

Apr 2015

Hindawi Publishing Corporation

N/A

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Internet

Internet

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

MS Word

MS Word

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

MS PowerPoint

MS PowerPoint

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

MS Excel

MS Excel

: Beginner

: Medium

:

Less than 1 year

Fields of Expertise

Teaching

Teaching

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Copyediting

Copyediting

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Key Skills

Executor, Hard worker, Organizer, Flexible / Adaptive, Supportive

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