Teaching

International Teaching
Elementary to Cambridge Proficiency/IELTS to TOEFL
Students from
Africa, Asia, Europe, North/Central/South America

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  • 2016 Romania, Bucharest
    • Save the Children
    • Voluntary Teacher/ Helper
    • Save the Children is present in 120 countries. As an independent organization it promotes the rights of all children. Educational centres help children from disadvantaged backgrounds irrespective of their race, disability or religion.
  • 2014 /2015 Hungary, Miskolc
    • Volunteer/English Teacher ( Recruited by Educational NGO-SOL)
    • Herman Otto State Secondary School
    • Grades 9 - 12
    • Created an English Debating Club which included exchange students from Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany and Mexico in addition to Hungary.
Hungary 2014/15
  • 2011/13  Canada, Richmond/Vancouver, BC, Freelance Language Teacher.
    • International Exam Preparation, including Cambridge-Academic/General
    • IELTS,TOEFL
    • BusinessEnglish-BULATS/BEC-Preliminary,Vantage, Advanced
    • Cambridge English-Financial
    • Cambridge English-Legal
    • ESL -All ages/levels
    • High School Prep
Canada 2011/13
  • 2010/2011 Canada, Vancouver, BC, Canada Liberal Arts College, Head Teacher
    • Teaching:CAE,FCE, BEC, Social Studies, High School Prep.
    • Additional Duties: Hiring Teachers, Curriculum, Tests,Workshop
Canada 2010-2011
  • 2009 England, EAC - Malvern St. James College, Director of Studies/Senior Teacher
    • Elementary to FCE/ Students from Spain, Turkey, Holland
    • Director of Studies duties included:
      • managing teaching staff
      • dealing with discipline issues
      • providing lesson support
      • conducting lesson observations
      • organizing testing and completing staff assessment
England 2009
  • 2007 - 2008 Canada,Vancouver, British Columbia, King George International College, ESL Teacher
    • Taught lessons in Communication, Grammar, Reading/Writing and Listening
    • Students came from South Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan, Brazil, Mexico, Turkey, India, Gabon, Saudi Arabia, Italy and Spain
    • Reference letter
    • Teacher Evaluation
      King George International Business College ( 2010)
      • IELTS ( Academic) Teacher for students from Saudi Arabia
      • King George International College. ESL Teacher. Students from Asia, South America, Europe
      • Teacher Evaluations:1, 2
CanadaCanada 2007-2008
  • 2007 Romania, Bucharest, The British Council, ESL Teacher
    • Responsible for the highest level students who were preparing for their CPE (Cambridge Proficiency Examinations) as well as FCE (First Certificate in English) classes . In common with other Cambridge examinations these students were assessed in the four key skill areas of Writing, Reading, Speaking and Listening. Duties also included teaching Elementary students(children and adults) as well as Business English courses off-site for numerous corporate contracts.
    • Reference letter
British Council Bucharest RomaniaRomania 2007
  • 2006 Romania, International School of Bucharest--Head of Languages/English Teacher
    • Students came from as far afield as Nigeria, China, Iraq, Iran and South Korea as well as most corners of Europe
    • Prepared students for IGCSE and BEC examinations
    • Reference letter
ISB RomaniaRomania 2006
  • 2005 Romania, International School of Bucharest, Head of ESL
    • Preparing high school students for their IGCSE-ESL or BEC-Higher/Vantage final examinations
Romania 2005
  • 2002-2004 Romania, International School of Bucharest -Head of ESL(Primary/Secondary)
    • English/EFL/History/Geography. Prepared students for IGCSE(ESL). Organised Drama/Magazine/Debating clubs and regular school trips
ISB Primary RomaniaRomania 2002-2004
  • 2000 Gave a series of lectures on British Culture to post graduate students at Bucharest University
  • 1998 - 1999 Romania, Braila, Gh. M. Murgoci National College ESL Teacher: Worked as a Volunteer for International Educational Charity SOL (Sharing One Language)
    • Intensive English Programme Extracurricular activities: English Debating Club- building confidence, logical thinking and fluency in the use of English as a foreign language. Media Studies Club- for students interested in following a journalistic career. Taught in a local Orphanage on a weekly basis and encouraged senior students to do the same
    • Reference letter

BrailaRomania 1998-1999

 

  • 1997 -1998 Africa, Cameroon, Douala, ESL Teacher
    • Prepared students for Cambridge FCE, Advanced, Proficiency and BEC examinations
    • Charity work--Organised Debating Club and provided weekend lessons in the most remote parts of the country
Cameroon 1997-1998
  • 1996/2001  Russia, Samara/ESL Teacher
    • Moscow Region-Vidnoe,Obninsk--Senior ESL Teacher for Language Link schools
    • First native speaking teacher to work in Samara, previously a closed city (Kuybyshev)
    • Charity work included weekend classes for disabled students
    • Reference letter
Russia 1996/2001
  • Charity work
    • All overseas teaching in Russia, Romania and Cameroon has included charity work. This ranged from working in Romanian orphanages and launching educational projects for the disabled in Russia, to teaching in the most remote African villages.
    • Reference letter
1996 Saint George International, London, England
Trinity College TESOL(Cambridge) graduate ( Diploma page1 & page2)