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  • Teaching assignment at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
    Teaching in the field of Speech Communication Science, namely the seminar "Speech communication in teaching professions" for teacher trainees

  • Teacher for communication skills at a vocational school for social affairs, Germany
    Teaching the subject „Social Interaction, Conversation, Language“ for students who are training to becoming educators

  • Scholarship for teaching at University College Dublin, Ireland
    Teaching German conversation classes as well as pronunciation and linguistics

  • Teaching assistant in Phonetics at Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Teaching BA students of Linguistics in speech production, transcription (IPA) and sound change

  • Coach for regular one-to-one tuition for professional speakers,
    for private individuals as well as companies, such as a well-known podcast label

  • Freelance trainer of advanced training courses for improving communictional soft skills, rhetorics, voice and pronunciation: for companies, educators and professional speakers

  • Teacher for courses of early language support, Germany
    for the children of asylum seekers on behalf of the administrative district Pfaffenhofen

  • Teaching assignment at Europa-Universität Flensburg, Germany
    for German language courses for foreign adults

  • Team Lead of a company's training team
    planning and coordinating trainings, especially for communication skills

  • Project Assistant in Competence Center for Early Language Support Saxony, Germany


Academic education.



  • Very good university degree in Speech Communication Science

  • Graduated as a Speech Trainer
    at German Society for Speech Science and Speech Education e.V. (DGSS)

  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (native level)

  • Internship in the Section of Phoniatrics at Leipzig University Hospital

  • Student Associate at the department of 'Language and Communication'
    at the Faculty of Pedagogics of University of Leipzig

Fiona Maier
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