Exceptional leader talented at research, education and presenting. Technically-savvy with outstanding relationship building, training and presentation skills.
TEFL experience in China and Mongolia —- Self-motivated —- Skilled researcher —-Prompt and timely —- Strong verbal communicator —- Excellent writer—-skilled in Microsoft Office programs, as well as Windows XP and 7-10 —- Patient —- Able to instruct a wide range of skill levels
Intern, 09/2015 to present
Way of Faith Christian Academy – 8800 Arlington Blvd. Fairfax, VA 22031
Taught English, History, and Physical Education.
Responsible for organizing and managing the school library.
Volunteered at the local food bank to procure and distribute food for the needy.
Drove the bus for local field trips. Helped secure and maintain outbuildings.
Security Officer, 12/2014 to 07/2015
G4S – Davenport, Iowa
I was responsible for helping ensure the security and safety at G4S security stations in Burlington, Fort Madison, and Mediapolis, Iowa. Monitored security cameras, alarms, and safety equipment, and conducted regular patrols of the premises, as well as inspecting vehicles that entered the facility.
English Teacher, 07/2012 to 06/2014
English Language Institute – Fort Collins
I taught English as a Second Language (ESL) in Nanchang, Jiangxi, China, and Olgii, Bayan-Olgii, Mongolia, spending one year in each location, working directly with the school leadership to ensure a quality education for students of varying proficiency levels, and sponsoring several students for an English camp in Mongolia. This was done by assessing their English knowledge at the beginning and end of the school year, and granting a scholarship to the top students to attend the camp.
I learned how to speak Kazakh and to read Cyrillic during my time in Mongolia, and achieved a basic understanding of Mandarin while in China.
I learned how to work with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures, and helped develop a healthy, accepting work environment with all my co-workers. I taught junior high and high school students in Mongolia, and college sophomores in China.
Bachelor of Arts: History/Criminal Justice, 2011
College of the Ozarks – Hollister, MO
Master of Science: Defense and Strategic Studies, Current
Missouri State University – Springfield, Missouri
TESL Certification from Wheaton College via English Language Institute.
Certified open water diver by PADI.
Progressive and Strength Calisthenics Certifications via Dragon Door.
College of the Ozarks
Majored in History, minored in Criminal Justice.