Norman - School Teacher - Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Michael Norman

Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt


School Teacher


I am a native born British citizen who has studied at a Public school in England where I achieved three A levels in English Literature, Geography and Politics and Economics; from there I went on to achieve my BA Honours Degree in English Literature and Philosophy from Leeds University. I also have a TEFL certificate so can teach ESL as I have been doing in the Middle East.
I have been teaching English through much of my teaching experience either as a first or second language, and when as a first, to IGCSE and A level, with Literature in both cases. I received excellent grades with A's predominating at IGCSE, and above C grade at A level.
I have been Head of the English Department in two of the schools that I worked. That was Greensteds International School where I taught the subject as a first language up to IGCSE and A level, and the second was the International Academy of Kuwait where I again was Head of Department over four other teachers and taught it at both first and second language, up to IGCSE and AS level. I have held the two positions for some six years between the two schools. In Hays Al Sharooq School I organized the curriculum up to Year 12 and taught it as an ESL subject on top of my main position there as Head of Business Studies up to A level and teacher of Year 9 Geography.
I was Headmaster of a school in Kenya for four years in which I established for young Kenyan Grown up students, who had finished their local A levels, a Foundation Year program. This was designed to take the place of the British University Foundation year which they would have to have participated in whatever British University that they chose to attend before being allowed to go onto the Bachelors course that they wished to do; at a minimal cost, so that their parents could establish the required funds for the main University course. I lectured the Business Studies students during this time in Business English lessons.Having been a trainee Accountant and studied the UK Accou

Work History

Deputy Principal - Pastoral (Head of Boarding) British style Secondary School

Regent Secondary School

Up to June 2011

Abuja, Nigeria - British curriculum, Boarding/Day, co-educational, High School, 350 students

Title: Deputy Principal - Pastoral (Head of Boarding) British style Secondary School (350 students)
Teacher: Business Studies and Accounts IGCSE

Head of English Department - English Secondary School

International Academy of Kuwait, Independent

Up to June 2009

British Curriculum, Day, co-educational, Pre-Prep - High School, 1,000 + students

Title: Head of English Department - English Secondary School (500+ students)
Teacher: English Language and Business Studies IGCSE


Imani School

Independent - British Curriculum, Boarding/Day,
Co-educational, Pre-Prep - High School and Foundation course for UK Universities, 200 students

Title: Principal - Full operational control with a total staff of 28, under the management of a Board of Directors.
Teacher: Business Studies IGCSE
Lecturer: Foundation Year Business English

Deputy Principal

Greensteds International School

Independent - British Curriculum, Boarding/Day,
Co-educational, Prep - High School, 250 students

Title: Deputy Principal
Teacher: Head of Business/Accounts/Economics Department
Head of English Department (Literature and Language from IGCSE up to A level)
Other duties: Sixth Form Tutor
Careers Adviser
School Administration and school Accounts
Supervision of Staff duties/rostas


Allen House Preparatory School

Geography and English


Trainee Accountant

Moore Stephens & Co

Trainee Accountant helping firm to audit their clients' accounnts

Qualifications & Certifications

Business Studies

Leeds University

English Literature and Philosophy

Malvern College

Malvern College, Malvern, Worcs, UK

Greensteds School

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