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Kevin Bertman
Sanda, Japan

Mathematics graduate and qualified mathematics teacher with international experience.


2001 - 2002Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) in Mathematics at the University of York, UK.

2000 - 2002Japanese Languages For All (LFA) levels 1 and 2 at the University of York, UK.

1998 - 2001BSc in Mathematics at the University of York, UK.

1996 - 1998A-Levels in Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics and General Studies at Balby Carr Comprehensive School, Doncaster, UK.


2003 - 2006Arima Senior High School, Sanda, Japan.

 Assistant Language Teacher

 Worked for the Japanese Government's Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme.

  • Team-taught English and Foreign Affairs to Japanese high school students.
  • Helped co-ordinate the school's international exchange programme with schools in Malaysia and Australia.
  • Prepared students for university entrance examinations.
  • Gave presentations, in Japanese and English, to students on various international topics such as the environment, and school life in other countries.
  • Along with one Japanese student, created the school's English website.
2002 - 2003Global Payments Inc., Toronto, Canada.

 Office Assistant

 A working holiday job for one of Canada's largest payment solutions companies.

  • Helped process equipment orders to client companies throughout Canada.
  • Carried out faxing, filing, photocopying, and other administrative duties.
2001 - 2002Malton Comprehensive School, Malton, UK.

 Mathematics Teacher

 The practical part of the PGCE course involved teaching full time at a comprehensive school.

  • Taught GCSE and A-Level Mathematics to students aged 11 to 18.
  • Performed the regular duties of a full-time Mathematics teacher. These included lesson planning, lesson evaluation, homework planning and marking, parents' evening, student discipline, and associated administrative duties.
Computer Skills

Microsoft Office, Java Programming (including game programming, and in particular real-world physics programs), C Programming, HTML, CSS and CGI using Perl.

Please visit http://www.kevinbertman.co.uk to view my work.

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 12th May 1980

Marital Status: Single

Driving License: Full, clean


Travelled throughout Asia, Europe and North America. Former member of Mensa UK.

References available on request