Enthusiastic and adaptable educational professional with strong communication and educational planning skills.With 2 years of experience in Japan teaching, counseling, and motivating students.
Experience with international studentsStrong oral and written communication skillsStrong interpersonal skillsElectronic recordkeeping experienceStudent-centered learningFlexible
English Teacher, 06/2011
to 06/2013 AEON Corporation – Osaka
Educated 135 students in the basics of English grammar and conversational speaking.
Facilitated a fun and engaging learning environment at a privately funded English conversation school.
Counseled, advised, and assisted students in the implementation of short and long-term, goal-oriented study plans.
Conducted interviews and placement testing of new and continuing students to recommend placement in appropriate courses.
Managed students of diverse personalities, abilities, and ages and maintained an 80% retention rate.
Designed and implemented special student-centered courses, often with a cultural or academic focus.
Successfully improved student participation in the classroom through integration of creative role-playing exercises.
Collaborated with a team of faculty to develop individualized tutorial program for students in need of extra help.
Collaborated with teachers and school management to meet monthly and yearly educational and financialgoals to become the top performing school in the Kansai region for 5 months.
to 04/2011 The Olive
Engaged and communicated with guests using strong interpersonal skills to provide an enjoyable diningexperience.Multi-tasked multiple guests' tables to effectively meet the demands of a high volume restaurant.Provided outstanding customer service by determining and anticipating guests' needs to ensure guestsatisfaction.Took food orders and relayed orders to kitchen to ensure food was prepared on time and correctly.Rectified guest complaints quickly and efficiently.
VP Intern, 07/2007
to 07/2008 The Boeing Company
Reported directly to the VP of the Southern California Region.Prepared daily progress reports, research, and speeches to assist executive management in daily tasks anddecisions.Coordinated on-site and off-site meetings.Lead site-wide Employees' Community Fund campaign; increased employees' charitable contributions our goalof by 2%.Assigned tasks to associates, staffed projects, tracked progress and updated managers as necessary.Reviewed files, records and other documents to obtain information and respond to requests.
Bachelor of Arts: History,
December 2010 University of California - Irvine,
CERTIFICATIONS TESOL Certificate, October 2009 TESOL Training International::