Pavel Knížek

Primary School Teaching Assistant

E-mail: knizek@opengate.cz
Telefon: +420 606 022 545

Pavel became a part of the Open Gate team in 2005. He took on the position of housemaster, where he also led various sports clubs. He lived in the USA for seventeen years, where, in addition to studying, he gained valuable experience as an assistant, housemaster and English teacher.

Education

2014 Jabok, Prague, DiS – qualification of leisure time teacher

1997 University of California Riverside, CA, BA – Sociology

Experience

2019 – now Langfor Language School, Říčany – English teacher (individual and group English courses for all levels)

2005-2019 Open Gate – Gymnázium a základní škola s.r.o (Grammar and Primary School), Babice – Housemaster, counsellor, lecturer (housemaster duties – coordinator of activities; leading sports clubs and English classes for school employees)

2001-2005 Skřivánek Language School, Prague – English teacher / translator (individual and group English courses for all levels; translations from Czech to English)

1997-2001 Mid Valley Youth Center, Los Angeles, CA – Counsellor youth institute (coordinator of activities, counsellor; assistant to teachers, supervision)

Hobbies

Pavel likes sports of all kinds. In the summer, he rides a bike, runs, plays tennis. In the winter, he skis and skates. He passively watches football and hockey. Pavel also enjoys travelling, within the Czech Republic as well as abroad. Sri Lanka and Thailand being his furthest destinations.