Description

Donovan D. H. Cosby
Currently Living in Pudong, Shanghai, China
Seeking an ESL Teaching Job in Shanghai
Availability: Late Feb | March 2017
Age: 29yrs Nationality: American
Current Visa: Z Working Visa | Expires Feb. 2017


Education

MOREHOUSE COLLEGE ATLANTA, GA, USA
Bachelors of Arts (B.A.) received in English, May 2009


Work Experience

Jan 16-Pres AMERICAN EAGLE INSTITUTE PUDONG, SHANGHAI, CHINA

English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor

  • English instructor for primary and middle school students aged 3-15years old at 23 teaching hours per week.
  • Participant in various school events including Demo classes, Parent’s Day, English Corner, Speaking Competitions, Halloween parties, and Christmas plays.

 

Jan 12-Nov 15 KID CASTLE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE KUNSHAN, CHINA

Foreign Department Manager / English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor 

  • Taught English language listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills to primary and middle school students aged 3-15 years old at 20 classes per week.
  • Coordinated with administrative staff to develop weekly schedules, lesson plans, games, recruitment strategies, and training resource materials for teachers and supervisors.
  • Recruited, trained, and managed ESL teachers from around the world, including from such countries as America, Great Britain, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia.
  • Actively participated in school events, including Demo classes, Parent’s Day, English Corner, Halloween parties, and Christmas plays.

 

Mar 10–Dec 11 CHILDREN YOUTH AND FAMILY COLLABORATIVE (CYFC) LOS ANGELES, CA
Site Manager / Instructional Teacher / Tutor 

  • Academic teacher and tutor for low-performing and at-risk youth.
  • Developed engaging Tutoring Lesson Plans and creative Enrichment Activities.
  • Managed and coordinated with staff and school administration to identify program / student deficiencies and developed learning plans to improve academic skills.
  • Increased total enrollment of student roster through strategic marketing plans.

 

Dec 09-Feb 10 DELI-ENGLISH CAMP 2010 SEOUL, KOREA

English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor

  • Improved student’s confidence and verbal communications skills in the English language through speaking, listening, reading, and writing comprehension training.
  • Developed a wide range of cultural exchange activities for Korean youth.
  • Coordinated with staff/teachers daily to create challenging games and special activities.

 

Jun – Aug 09 WILLIAM MORRIS ENDEAVOR ENTERTAINMENT BEVERLY HILLS, CA

Intern / Floater 

  • Floater / Assistant for Sports and Child Talent Agents.
  • Assistant to Commercials Department Receptionist.
  • Assembled key entertainment statistical reports for use by Research Analysts.

Skills

Proficient in various professional applications on Mac & PC platforms.
Hobbies I love to travel, write blogs, watch movies, exercise, read books, and play chess.

 

Skills

  • Early Education Teaching
  • ESL Teaching