efl teacher resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Accomplished teacher with extensive experience in developing curriculum for learning English as a foreign or second language. Exceptional background in designing meaningful and effective coursework that engages students in speaking and communicating in English.

  • Masters Degree in Linguistics
  • Certified EFL (CELTA) Instructor
  • Over 10 years of teaching English as a Foreign Language abroad.
  • Experienced professional English language tutor
  • Design lessons for individual learners
  • Experience teaching groups, classes and learners from 8 years old to 80 years old

Received 'Best Teacher' award at International House Coimbra 2006 and 2007

09/2003 to 11/2012 EFL Teacher International House | City, STATE,

Taught Business English to business professionals.

Created daily lesson plans for children and adult EFL classes.

Taught lessons encompassing a range of skill-building activities for speaking, writing, reading and listening.

Attended professional development workshops focused on learning goals and classroom management.

Employed kinesthetic, visual and auditory approaches to make lessons interesting and interactive.

06/2009 to 09/2009 English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Teacher University Of Southampton | City, STATE,

Organized and taught daily lesson plans for young adult EAP classes

encompassing a range of skill-building activities for writing essays, notetaking, academic reading and listening to lectures.

Integrated technology as an instructional tool, including the Smartboard.

Completed ongoing staff training sessions.

Expected in 2008 Master of Arts | Linguistics University of Leicester, Leicester, GPA:

Second Language Acquisition coursework

Focus on teaching English for Academic Purposes.

Expected in 2003 CELTA Certification | English as a Foreign Language International House, Lisbon, GPA:

Second Language Acquisition coursework.

Effective practice in developing Speaking, Reading, Writing and Listening Skills activities.

Expected in 1987 Bachelor of Science | Education Temple University, Philadelphia, PA GPA:

Coursework in Child Development, Psychology and Education

Graduated with Honors

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School Attended

  • University of Leicester
  • International House
  • Temple University

Job Titles Held:

  • EFL Teacher
  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Teacher


  • Master of Arts
  • CELTA Certification
  • Bachelor of Science

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