Rachael Hemsley

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Glasgow, UK

Former Pearson editor with a wealth of experience in educational publishing.

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Overview

I'm a publishing professional with a wealth of experience in educational publishing. I am equally comfortable refining proposals, commissioning and developing authors and carrying out development work on draft manuscript. I thrive on collaborating with clients to deliver a quality product.

Languages
English (UK)
Non-Fiction
Business & Management
Education & Reference

Work experience

Developmental Editor

Self-employed
September, 2016 – Present (about 2 years)

Development or structural editing, briefing subsequent freelances on work required.

Senior Commissioning Editor/Product Manager

Twig World Ltd
February, 2015 – August, 2016 (over 1 year)

Product Lead for Tigtag, a service offering videos and other rich-media assets alongside teaching support materials for science for Primary teachers.

Publisher

Pearson Education
June, 2011 – January, 2015 (over 3 years)

Commissioning and overseeing the development of a range of commercially successful digital and blended learning and assessment products

Senior Editor

Pearson Education
July, 2008 – June, 2011 (almost 3 years)

Managed print, digital and blended products from draft manuscript to publication, included commissioning freelances, carrying out developmental restructuring/rewriting, copy editing, proofreading and QC checks of freelances' work.

Portfolio (8 selected works)

NVQ/SVQ Diploma Level 2 Spectator Safety

Bill Croft

Written specifically for the revised specifications, providing and depth and breadth of content for Level 2. Also covers content for the Award in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events. A vibrant and aspirational layout caters for the specific needs of Level 2 learners. Getting ready for assessment': all-important assessment guidance helps learners prepare for - and succeed  in their as... read more

Written specifically for the revised specifications, providing and depth and breadth of content for Level 2. Also covers content for the Award in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events. A vibrant and aspirational layout caters for the specific needs of Level 2 learners. Getting ready for assessment': all-important assessment guidance helps learners prepare for - and succeed  in their as... read more

Early Years Management in Practice, 2nd edition

A guide to Early Years managers on Level 4 and degree courses. It features real-life case studies to help you put the theory into action. It includes a chapter on Management and Development of Self.

A guide to Early Years managers on Level 4 and degree courses. It features real-life case studies to help you put the theory into action. It includes a chapter on Management and Development of Self.

BTEC Level 3 National Creative Media Production Student Book (Level 3 BTEC National Creative Media Production)

Mr Paul Baylis, Ms Natalie Procter, Mr Andy Freedman, Mr Ken Hall, Mr Philip Holmes, Mr David Brockbank, Mr Dan Morgan, Pete Wardle

The Student Book covers all the mandatory units and supports learners by providing detailed sector information on all the pathways, covering current practice, careers and skills.

The Student Book covers all the mandatory units and supports learners by providing detailed sector information on all the pathways, covering current practice, careers and skills.

OCR A level Biology A Student Book 2 + ActiveBook (OCR GCE Science 2015)

Ms Sue Hocking, Mr Frank Sochacki, Mr Mark Winterbottom

BTEC Level 3 National Business Student Book 2 (Level 3 BTEC National Business)

Catherine Richards, Mr Rob Dransfield, Mr John Goymer, Mr John Bevan

Resources designed to support learners of the 2010 BTEC Level 3 National Business specification * Covering the full Diploma with all mandatory and a wide selection of optional units for the 2010 specification covered, and packed with in-book features to help students achieve their potential. * WorkSpace case studies take your learners into the real world of work, showing them how they can appl... read more

Resources designed to support learners of the 2010 BTEC Level 3 National Business specification * Covering the full Diploma with all mandatory and a wide selection of optional units for the 2010 specification covered, and packed with in-book features to help students achieve their potential. * WorkSpace case studies take your learners into the real world of work, showing them how they can appl... read more

BTEC First in Information and Creative Technology Student Book (BTEC First IT)

Eddie Allman, Alan Jarvis, Mr Allen Kaye, Mr Richard McGill, Mr Daniel Richardson, Neela Soomary, Mr Ben Elson, Mr Paul Winser

BTEC First in Information & Creative Technology Student Book Resources designed to support learners of the new next generation BTEC First in Information Technology specification*. * Covers all three mandatory units and a wide selection of optional units. * Each unit of the Student Book is presented in topics to ensure the content is accessible and engaging for learners. * Covers of all the und... read more

BTEC First in Information & Creative Technology Student Book Resources designed to support learners of the new next generation BTEC First in Information Technology specification*. * Covers all three mandatory units and a wide selection of optional units. * Each unit of the Student Book is presented in topics to ensure the content is accessible and engaging for learners. * Covers of all the und... read more

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