Description

Professional Summary:

Patient and dedicated English teacher devoted to creating an amusing, inviting and dynamic
learning atmosphere. Versed in using effective and efficient methods to increase students’
vocabulary, fluency and cultural understanding.


Education:

Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

Scholar Level 5 TEFL course (140 hours), TEFL Cambridge, 2016

MA: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade, 2012

BA: General Linguistics, 2010
Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade, 2010


Work History

English Language Teacher, 09/2016 to 01/2017
Stella’s Academy, Shenzhen, China
● Taught both at the training center (children’s age 4-13) and a partner kindergarten (age 2-4).
● Designed and distributed teaching materials.
● Assigned lessons and corrected homework.
● Gave one-on-one attention to each student while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.
● Assisted head teacher in establishing daily schedules, curriculum and ESL activities.

English Language Teacher, 09/2010 to 08/2016
Berlitz Language School, 37 Mackenzie Street, Belgrade, Serbia

● Designed seasonal programs emphasizing vocabulary, pronunciation and reading comprehension.
● Assigned lessons and corrected homework.
● Administrated and graded tests and assignments to evaluate student progress.
● Improved instruction methods by using a variety of tools and strategies.
● Attended workshops to learn about student motivation and engaging learning activities.


Skills

● Over 6 years as an ESL instructor
● Extensive English grammar knowledge
● Test methods knowledge
● Information technology literacy skills
● Culturally sensitive

Skills

  • ESL Teaching