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Peter Czajkowski 

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Current Role: PSHCE/RS Teacher

Qualifications:           

BA (Hons) Drama, University of Manchester 1980

PGCE DRAMA Royal Central School of Speech and Drama 2004

MA Education Middlesex University 2008

PG Cert. PSHE University of Roehampton 2011

 

Responsibilities:

LAMDA Qualifications Coordinator 2005-2008

2ic PSHE and Citizenship 2006-7

Head of PSHE and Citizenship, Student Voice, Healthy Schools 2007-2019

Associate Assistant Headteacher 2015-17 

 

Awards:

Chartered London Teacher 2010

Fellow of the College of Teaching 2010

HSJ Award for Innovation in Mental Health 2015 (Time2Talk Project)

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE 

2004-2020 Park View Academy/Park View School (from 2010)

Subjects taught:  Drama (Also taught MFL with drama), PSHE, Citizenship,

Health and Social Care,Psychology, Religious Studies.

 

2003-04 PGCE

Placement at Hampstead School, Camden LEA, teaching Key Stages 3, 4 & 5 – 2 terms

2003    Post-16 team taught drama project at Claremont School and Copthall School

 

OTHER TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

2003 - Sefton Arts College - drama workshops for Aida opera in education project

2000 - Spalding School drama workshops The Magic Flute opera in education project

1999 - Greenwich Millennium Theatre School – Shakespeare workshops

1997 - Bow Boys School - drama workshops for Carmen opera in education project

Private teaching, acting lessons and drama school entry audition speeches

1985-86   Whizzbang Children’s Entertainments – Old Bull Barnet – Summer Workshops

Actors Bridge Company – Irwell Valley High School – Drama workshops

1980-81   Whizzbang Children’s Entertainments – drama workshops in youth clubs 

 

PROFESSIONAL THEATRE AND TELEVISION EXPERIENCE

 

ACTING:

Professional actor from 1981-2003

Includes the following:

Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Company, Pitlochry Festival Theatre season, Chichester Festival Theatre, Chester Gateway Theatre, Regents Park Open Air Theatre, Redgrave Theatre Farnham, Watford Palace Theatre, Man in The Moon Theatre, New End Theatre, Fortune Theatre, Old Red Lion Theatre. Molecule Theatre of Science; Polka Children's' Theatre; Actors Bridge Company Community Theatre.

Television:  Holby City; Heartbeat; The Last Detective; So, What Now? Night and Day; Living Dangerously; The New Adventures of Robin Hood; Goodnight Sweetheart; Men Behaving Badly; Moon and Son; Birds of a Feather; Love Hurts; Nice Day at The Office; Crimewatch File; Doctor Who; Wynne and Penkovsky; The Bill; Soldier, Soldier; A Woman of Substance; Capital City; Blott on The Landscape; etc.

T.V. Documentaries:

Dispatches - Cash For Questions; The Late Show - Future Visions; Pirates and Emperors - Who is the Terrorist?

Films:  Success is The Best Revenge, Hannah's War, Hilary and Jackie. 

Radio Dramas: (All for the BBC) Don Quixote (Cervantes/Purcell) adapted by Don Taylor; Merely Players by Don Taylor; The Amazing Adventures of Mary Seacole adapted by Ellen Dryden; After The Race adapted from Joyce's The Dubliners by Felicity Hayes-McCoy; A Half Name for a Half Person by Zosia Wand.

Presenting, Facilitating, Moderating, Acting In Corporate Film, Video and Trade shows: Heidelberg Trade Shows at Ipex 98, Ifra 99 and Drupa 2000. BT, Boots, PA Consultancy TQM, That's English BBC, SSVC, BAT, Toyota, Marks and Spencer's, Berni Inns, Vauxhall, Microsoft, Luk, Anderson, Opel, Tempo, Coutts, DTI, Comet, UE, Dunhill, Airbus Rollout, Nokia – and many others.
 

Commercials: Various major commercial campaigns, notably: MACLEANS, CLUB BISCUITS, VIRGIN ATLANTIC, NORWICH UNION, SURF, MCDONALDS, ERAM,   NOKIA, DOUE EGBERTS, LIPTONS, GUINNESS, etc.

DIRECTING:

Educational work:

2003 - AIDA (Verdi) 

Sefton Arts College/Opex2000 (opera-in-education production)

2002 - THE INTERGALACTIC MAGIC FLUTE (Mozart) Spalding School/Opera Exclusive! 

1999 - CARMEN (Verdi) Bow Boys School/Opera Exclusive!

1982-83 ACTORS BRIDGE COMPANY Community Theatre in Salford and Manchester

For Babel Music Theatre:

1998 - MARY AND THE SHAMAN at BAC (Battersea Arts Centre)

1997-2000 The Rosemont Players

Shakespeare in The Gardens, Sonnets in The Gardens, Shakespeare at the Wharf, Light and Shade in the Gardens (Site-specific, group-directed outdoor Shakespeare performances)

2000-2004 Brit-Pol Theatre 

COUNTRY HOUSE, TO STEAL A MARCH ON GOD, FARRAGO, THE CARD INDEX 2001 (Time Out Critic's Choice) at The White Bear Theatre; RECYCLING at the Riverside Studios; POLISH POETRY CABARET at The Canal Café Theatre

THE CARD INDEX 2002 at BAC - part of the Time Out Critic's Choice Season

HELVER'S NIGHT at the White Bear Theatre

1997-2000 The Theatre of Small Forms/Polish Cultural Institute/Polish Embassy:

'THE TRAP' by Tadeusz Rozewicz; THE TROUBLE WITH ROZEWICZ; IMPRESSIONS OF BUJNOWSKI and PAN TADEUSZ by ADAM MICKIEWICZ; METROPOLITAN IDYLL by JERZY PETERKIEWICZ. 

WRITING:

1981 - DOES ANYBODY KNOW THE WAY TO THE NORTH-POLE?; CLOWNS FANTASTIC! & THE VERY NOISY MIME SHOW  - Whizzbang! Kids Theatre Company.

1992 - THE TROUBLE WITH ROZEWICZ Theatre of Small Forms/ Polish Cultural Institute

1999 - THE STORY OF CARMEN after Verdi (adapted for 4 actors and 70 kids)

1998 - Dramatisation of PAN TADEUSZ by Adam Mickiewicz for 4 actor/storytellers.

Producing:

1997 - BABEL NIGHTS and 1998 - MARY AND THE SHAMAN at BAC. 

1992 & 1993 INVADE MY PRIVACY- KINGS HEAD THEATRE & RIVERSIDE STUDIOS. 

1999 - BACK2BACK at THE BRIDEWELL THEATRE and All the BRIT-POL THEATRE shows.  

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Artistic Director of Brit-Pol Theatre Company 
  • One of the Founder directors and performers with The Rosemont Players
  • Teacher of 'Confidence For Castings' workshops & one-to-one acting tuition
  • Teacher with The Greenwich Millennium Theatre School
  • Edexcel BTEC Professional Development modules in Photography & Darkroom techniques 1999 - THE STORY OF CARMEN after Verdi (adapted for 4 actors and 70 kids)
  • Full Equity member since 1981
  • NUT/NEU member since 2004