Enthusiastic ESL Teacher with success in
teaching Japanese junior high, high school, and college-aged students
English-language grammar and conversational speaking
skills. Highly adept in all elements of lesson planning with a
track record in collaborating with school leaders to
design and implement focused foreign-language curricula and
working with teachers to meet quarterly and annual
educational goals. Seeking to leverage background and experience
living abroad to take next career step with a respected
school dedicated to helping students achieve their academic and
and College Education
and Lesson Planning
and Adult Learning
Student Assessments and Coaching
English Conversation TeacherToyo Eiwa Jogakuin - Tokyo, Japan09/2014 - 02/2017
Delivered English-language instruction to
secondary school students, developing curriculum and lessons to
students' conversational abilities while managing classroom and related
Supervised senior-level classes, ensuring students
remained on task and understood assignment objectives.
teaching methods and materials to students' varying needs, creating advanced
reading courses for
students needing additional
Adjunct English InstructorBunka Gakuen University - Shinjuku, Tokyo03/2016 - 02/2017
Developed lesson plans following curriculum
standards, focusing on teaching students English-language grammar
conversational speaking fundamentals using real-life examples and task-based
Worked with teachers and department heads to implement
strategic plans, meeting quarterly and yearly
educational goals through close
Partnered with department head to create daily
schedules, curriculum, and ESL activities.
students one-on-one coaching and planned group activities, facilitating student
skills and providing immediate, constructive feedback to help students achieve
Reinforced lesson objectives and assessed students'
progress, assigning homework and conducting routine
examinations to track student achievements.
Liaised between students and school administration, creating
effective and culturally-sensitive environment
conducive to learning.
Academic English Writing InstructorTemple University Japan - Tokyo01/2015 - 08/2016
international college students English-language grammar fundamentals and
academic writing skills,
and admission to English-speaking universities abroad.
Successfully helped students develop strong
English-language academic writing skills to apply to undergraduate
and graduate programs.
Planned lessons in accordance with university
curriculum, establishing clear objectives for all lessons, units, and
Leveraged broad range of instructional
techniques, enhancing lecture and lesson retention, sustaining student
interest, and maximizing
Administered and graded tests and assignments to
evaluate student progress, providing feedback and coaching on one-on-one basis to help students reach academic goals.
English Conversation TeacherMusashi Junior and Senior High School - Nerima, Tokyo, Japan03/2015 - 03/2016
engaging lesson plans following national curriculum, spearheading instruction
to secondary school
and helping them understand, speak, read, and write in English.
Improved student participation in classroom and
lectures by integrating creative roleplaying exercises into lessons.
and tracked students' progress by assigning classwork and homework, and
administered tests to
students' retention and understanding of lesson objectives
Master of Science: Education and Applied Linguistics (Focus: TESOL)Temple University - Tokyo, Japan2016
Bachelor of Science: Secondary Education and Health ScienceBrigham Young University - Provo, UT