Description

Education: 
Degree: Bachelors of Economics (BBA) Graduation: April, 2005
School: Western Michigan University Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
Grade Point Average: 3.0/4.0

Training: 
TEFL Certification (120 Hours) Graduation: January 2009
School: TEFL Institute Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA


Teaching Experience:

Job Title: Classroom Teacher Employment dates: August 2011 – Present
School: New Oriental Location: Guangzhou, China

  • Teaching adults using Dyned (Dynamic Education) classes, as well as VIP, and public center courses
  • Weekly continuing professional development (CPD) in meetings,and introduction to CELTA and DELTA
  • Prepared students for the IELTS and TOEFL exams, as well as students preparing to live and travel abroad
  • Planning and development of new public courses, seasonal parties, training programs, and teaching schedules

 

Job Title: ESL Teacher Employment dates: June 2011 – August 2011
School: EF (English First) GZ Kids 01 Location: Guangzhou, China

  • Taught young learners for the 2011 summer intensive course.
  • Wrote daily lesson plans and graded student’s writing assignments.
  • One week of corporate training in Shanghai at the beginning of employment.

 

Job Title: Private School (Hagwon) Teacher Employment dates: May2010 – January 2011
School: Reading Town Olympic Village Location: Seoul, South Korea

  • Mentored/ taught studentsEnglish during 40 minute classes/ 5 days a week
  • Wrote lesson plans and checked student’s homework/ quizzes/ tests online
  • Developed games/ activities for Summer 2010 intensive reading program
  • Graded final exams and wrote report cards for student’s parents

 

Job Title: English Language Instructor Employment dates: April 2009 – April 2010
School: Yangpyeong English Camp Location: Yongmun, South Korea

  • Teaching of 5-day/ 2-week classes along with Korean and American co-teachers
  • Taught students of all age groups (Pre-school-Middle School –Adult -Military)
  • Tutored students 1-on-1 with SDA (Seventh Day Adventists) online teaching courses
  • Power Speaking(Basic English), Drama, and Themed English classes (Cooking English)

 

Job Title: Cram School Teacher Employment Dates: July 2007 – July 2008
School: G1230 Language Academy Location: Bucheon, South Korea

  • Created lessons, homework assignments, and curriculum for students
  • Prepared students for the TOEFL English Exam (Speaking and Writing sections)
  • Tutored students individually and taught debate class to improve student’s test scores
  • Developed lesson plans and games(Educational Advancement Activities) for use in class

Other Work Experience: 

Job Title: Business Management Intern Employment Dates: May 2004 – August 2004
Business: 24-hour Walgreens Pharmacy Location: Southfield, Michigan, USA

  • Worked along with the Manager and Assistant Manager establishingstore’s operations
  • Supervised pharmacy, photo, and cosmetics department employees as well as deliveries
  • Managed cashiers, photo department, and customer service returns during work hours

 

Job Title: Stockade Auditor/ Supervisor Employment Dates: Apr 02- Aug 02, Apr 03- Aug 03
Business: Cedar Point Amusement Park Location: Sandusky, Ohio, USA

  •  Co-manager at one of the park’s busiest food stands at world’s largest amusement park
  • Trained new teenage and foreign workers, and assigned mandatory breaks to employees
  • Supervised closing operations including counting of cash and food inventory as auditor

Additional Skills/ Activities: 

  • Experience living and working abroad as an expat for over 5 years in both South Korea and China
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and other office programs)
  • Working with students individually and also with fellow co-teachers in meetings, classrooms
  • Learned much about culture, language, and people from life and work abroad in Asia
  • Distance learning classes taught to college students and young professionals online

Skills

  • English Teaching
  • ESL Teaching
  • TEOFL Teaching